Article Contents

  • 1 Who are the Garra Rufa
  • 2 Benefits procedures
  • 3 Disadvantages techniques

Enough new service is well known in the East for us.There therapy with modern named fish-peeling has been held for more than 5 centuries.With the help of Turkey, Syria and some other countries to effectively cure psoriasis.Moreover, the action of one of the course lasts more than six months.But whether or not to apply for such an exotic method for normal care of your feet?In general, fish pedicure - what is it?

Who are the Garra Rufa

Under the mysterious name Garra Rufa fish are hiding small inconspicuous gray living in the coastal waters of the Middle East.They can be found among the marine fauna of the coast of Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria.Unremarkable in appearance, these fish are very interesting features of its existence.

For example, they eat not only marine plankton, but also happy to accompany the whales in their wanderings through the expanses of the ocean.Swarms they eat the

debris that cover the skin of large mammals.This symbiosis is useful for all - the whale gets rid of unwanted microorganisms, fish get a steady source of food.

The only restriction which does not allow any and all Garra Rufa lifetime follow the whales, is the water temperature.Comfortable they feel in reservoirs at 32 degrees, the temperature is below inhibits their ability to live, which is why fish die or fall into a state of "hibernation."


procedures use fish that make a pedicure, cosmetology is not accidental.The original reason for the spread method served its exoticism: All pedicure salons make the saws and graters, and we offer fish - tempting!But over time, cosmetologists are increasingly adopted the experience of Turkish specialists who fish pedicure cure diseases such as fungus feet, eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis of various nature.Thus from the purely cosmetic medical procedure began.

it have other advantages.

  • painless. Pedicure using Garra Rufa fish does not cause uncomfortable sensations.During the first minutes of the patient feels a tickle, and then gets used to the fish.The reason - lack of young nurses teeth.Their mouth like a "sucker", which they suck the epidermis cells from the skin surface.
  • Efficiency. Pedicure fish leads to the delicate skin of the feet for 20 minutes.In the aquarium at the same time there are 100-200 residents who are willing to attack the "treat" and absorb only the dry, dead skin.Due to the large amount of water, the fish can not process stops completely, with no gaps.By the skin of a living, thus, they do not touch.Firstly, it is not interested in them, and secondly, they gnaw its way can not.
  • Comfort. Peeling fish pleasant enough.The feet are in the water a comfortable temperature, and do not stand at the bottom of the aquarium, and "swim" in it.It is interesting to observe the work of young workers, the total duration of the session low.The main thing - do not make any sudden movements, so as not to scare away the fish.Thanks to this feature, you can use the procedure for the female and male pedicure.
  • skin rejuvenation. for toning stop in the complex therapy using Garra Rufa fish pedicure.Reviews cosmetologists show the effectiveness of the practice, because in the saliva of the fish are special substances - enzymes.They not only soften the skin, but also stimulate their renewal, which is why their use for the manufacture expensive and effective cosmetic preparations.

Disadvantages techniques

addition to the benefits peeling Garra Rufa has and disadvantages, which should also be aware of.

  • risk of skin infection. Unlike beauty equipment, which is subjected to sterilization in every reputable beauty salon, it is impossible to disinfect the fish.There is always a risk that the presence of micro-cracks on the feet in them gets an infection, which is preserved in the mouth or on the body of the fish from the previous client.For this reason, fish peeling banned in many countries around the world.
  • risk to get acquainted with the rank-rank. It also fish, which the wizard to create copies of the issue for the Chinese real Garra Rufus.Externally, they are very similar, but the difference between the rank-rank is to have teeth.Therefore, during the procedure, the fish may start to bite.If this happens to you, immediately remove the legs from the aquarium, since instead of a soft peeling you can get injured living tissues.
  • high cost .About Fish peeling reviews always indicate this point.But the price is justified methodology.Firstly, for the procedure should be a lot of fish, but worth every expensive.Second, buy them today is problematic: for example, export them from Turkey is forbidden.Third, there are requirements for maintenance and feeding of "nurses", which also entails costs.

If you want to evaluate the merits of this exotic art, try it out in a familiar and beauty salon but without the wounds on the skin of the feet.And then your acquaintance with the amazing creatures Garra Rufa will be enjoyable.