New Beauty trend has people applying pee on their face

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People do go to extreme limits for the sake of vanity – like spending exorbitant amount money for skin care products, or even have surgical procedure done to them in order to look good. But, what if the secret to beauty was within you, to be more specific your urine?

Yup, in a bizarre health trend, there people who are applying their own urine on their face. What is referred to as urotherapy, is claimed by users to clear the complexion and tightens pores. Urine also believed to have a cure for skin ailments such as eczema, and acne. There are also a few that claim urine can grow back hair.

It is believed that the morning urine is most potent, as it has been in your body for the longest time. Nutrients in urine along urea and uric acid is said to exfoliate and nourish the skin.

It can be your little secret. No one has to know what you do in the privacy of your own home. Just make sure you wash up before you go out, or people will start wondering.

If you think this is disgusting and don’t want to try it at all, you may not be missing too much because, certain dermatologists are not totally convinced that this works.

Dr Sejal Shah, a specialist clinician from New York, said: “Urine is primarily water and there’s very little urea in it. It contains less than 5 per cent and actual skincare products with urea contain ten per cent or more.”

Dermatologist Dr Neal Schultz told Refinery 29 that other natural products such as tea, apple-cider vinegar, and tea-tree oil are better alternatives.

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