These Belgians are literally bathing in beer
Location: Brussels, Belgium
The "Good Beer Spa" allows customers to relax
in bath mixtures made of hop, yeast, malt and beer
and enjoy unlimited draft beer served from the tap
(SOUNDBITE) (Dutch) BELGIAN YOGA TEACHER FROM BRUSSELS, DORIEN DIERCKX, 29, SAYING: "It is completely different from what I am used to. The smells... It is actually quite surprising. It makes me feel completely relaxed and also the combination of a fresh beer and the hot bath is just great to leave the daily stress behind."
(SOUNDBITE) (English) ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER AND WEB DESIGNER FROM THE BULGARIAN TOWN OF RAZLOG, ALEKSANDRA TARCHINI, 34, SAYING:
"I heard that it really rejuvenates the skin so, who knows, he might makes me look 10 years younger! And also I like the smell. It's very natural. I feel very much in the nature. I like it!"
But some dermatologists disagree with the skin benefits
(SOUNDBITE) (English) HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DERMATO-COSMETOLOGY AT THE FREE UNIVERSITY OF BRUSSELS' FACULTY OF MEDICINE , VERA ROGIERS, SAYING:
"You know what they are claiming: anti-cancer, postmenopausal benefits that it has an effect on the skin. That is not true. But if you have a bit of fun, what is against it?"