A former glamour model treats her rosacea with human semen and vlogs the process.
Tracy Kiss was advised by a beautician to treat her chronic facial irritation with an acid facial, but the mother of two was hoping for a more organic treatment.
According to Mirror, Kiss said,
Semen builds babies, they come out very soft and have beautiful skin, and it leaves my skin nice and soft so I'm very happy to use this as a facial.
In a video on her YouTube, the 28-year-old details her struggle with rosacea and demonstrates the semen facial.
The first nine minutes of the video could have been condensed into about one or two minutes of explanation, and the finished product culminates with Kiss smearing semen on her face without ever explaining how she came to discover it was beneficial to her skin.
Personally, I regret devoting 20 minutes to watching this video in its entirety, but that's my cross to bear.
In the vlog, Kiss claims she receives her semen deposit from a healthy pal who drops it by her home in a plastic Chinese food container.
The model calls the feel of the semen smear “cooling and soothing,” much like a “face pack that pulls the skin inwards.”
According to Huffington Post, Kiss is not a pioneer in semen facials.
Helen Gurley Brown, former editor of Cosmopolitan magazine, reportedly shared in her memoir,
Spread semen over your face… [It's] probably full of protein as sperm can eventually become babies.
Still, there may be alternatives that aid skin without the risks presented by semen.
Connecticut-based dermatologist Dr. Lynne Haven told HuffPost,
I've never seen any evidence of benefits, and there are several areas of concern. Sexually transmitted diseases, like herpes, HIV and others could be transmitted, and there are many other better treatments for rosacea.
Fellow derm Dr. Tabasum Mir echoed Haven's concerns, reminding beauty addicts not every trend is worth trying.
The amount of protein in seminal fluid is small. You'd be better off using egg whites… Plus, sperm has urea, which is basically pee, and testosterone, which causes breakouts.
Those among us who are equal parts adventurous and curious can check out Kiss's seemingly endless video below for a guide to the semen sensation, and everyone else can keep grinding away at the soap-and-water game.
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