Bizarre Celebrity Beauty Secrets

31/08/2010 19:25 | Updated 22 May 2015

Demi Moore, Matthew Morrison, Jessica and Getty Images

When you're desperate to improve your look, you'll try anything - anyone remember putting toothpaste on a zit in a bid to dry it up before a big night out?!

So it's comforting to find out celebs suffer from the same beauty worries as us mere mortals. Glee star Matthew Morrison even admits to using "two squirts" of Lubriderm moisturiser on his unruly curls in a bid to wrestle them into submission.

Although the invention of serum has clearly passed by Mr Schu, his isn't the weirdest beauty tip we've heard from a celebrity.

How about leeches and nightingale droppings? Yeah, we know... Charlie's Angels actress Demi Moore has admitted she travels to Austria to let "highly trained medical leeches" detox her body by sucking her blood", despite experts stating they don't have great health benefits.

And Victoria Beckham apparently swears by a less than Posh remedy; nightingale droppings. A traditional remedy used on the skin in Japan, the former Spice Girl decided to try out the so-called Geisha Facials, which use a paste made from the bird poo, to clear up her complexion.

Which all makes Desperate Housewife Teri Hatcher's red wine tip sound practically normal; she bathes in the stuff, pouring it straight into her tub. There is some method in her madness, however, as wine contains resveratrol and polyphenols - compounds which can help improve elasticity and speed up cell renewal.

Most ick-inspiring has to be Jessica Simpson, who takes a thoroughly laid-back attitude to her beauty regime. She reveals she only brushes her teeth around three times a week. The singer says she doesn't like them to feel "too slippery", although she does use mouthwash and floss in-between. As a quick fix measure, she'll just rub them with her shirt. "I know it's gross," she admits and we have to agree!

What's the weirdest thing you've ever done in the pursuit to beauty? Would you be tempted to follow any celeb fads? Tell us below!


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