Something’s Fishy About This Pedicure

Four months ago, Yvonne Hair and Nails, a salon in Alexandria, Virginia, starting offering customers an alternative to using razors to get rid of dead skin on their feet—fish. Garra rufa, which are also known as doctor fish, are tiny carp that nibble the skin off your feet as you soak them in warm water. So far 5,000 people have paid up to $50 to let 100 fish eat their skin and toe jam. But whatever you do, don’t try this at home. Especially if you keep piranhas in your fish tank.

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