The Octopus Treatment…For Your Face


If you’re a little short on live octopus tentacles the next time you need a beauty treatment, Tokyu Hands will happily sell you this pink plastic Vacu & Lift Roller. I’m not sure what lasting beautification this device is supposed to deliver, but if I ever see someone walking down the streets of Shibuya looking like they just face-wrestled a cephalopod, I’m going to ask them.

If you’d like to visit a Tokyu Hands store the next time you’re in Tokyo,  maps and all my favorite stuff to do in Shibuya are on my other blog, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had.

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