Pamper your feet with fish pedicure

Pamper your feet with fish pedicure
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Fish pedicure has become a new indulgence for many youngsters and elders in the city. A spa in a mall on Mahatma Gandhi Road is offering the new experience, which is attracting a good number of people. Fish pedicure is popular in Thailand. Garra Rufa fish species kept in water bowls are used to clean the feet under the procedure.

Fish pedicure has become a new indulgence for many youngsters and elders in the city. A spa in a mall on Mahatma Gandhi Road is offering the new experience, which is attracting a good number of people. Fish pedicure is popular in Thailand. Garra Rufa fish species kept in water bowls are used to clean the feet under the procedure. The fish is also called ‘doctor fish’ or ‘nibble fish’. It feeds on dead skin on the feet and sucks the cells of epidermis.

It eventually cleans all the dirt. Even cracks in heels can be cured with the doctor fish. It is a natural and organic procedure of foot exfoliation. It also gives a gentle massage to feet for oxygenation. Fish pedicure also stimulates acupuncture points and relieves from eczema, besides making the feet smooth and shiny.

“Fish spa is a fun activity with a good health benefit. We have set up the spa in Vijayawada after a thorough research on fish pedicure. We have got assured supply of doctor fish for pedicure. We spent a lot of time initially on educating people on fish pedicure. Now we are getting a good number of customers,” said Fish Spa owner A Kalimohan Rao.

Middle aged women and men have also evinced interest in undergoing fish pedicure for smooth feet. For children, placing their feet in a fish pond for pedicure is a real fun. People undergoing fish pedicure are enjoying it. They are busy clicking their selfies to post them on social networking sites. The whole thing is a new experience for them. “It’s new and really exciting,” said an enthusiastic young girl who underwent fish pedicure at the spa on condition of anonymity.

By:Ch Sowmya Sruthi

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