Though over-the-top makeup has long been a mainstay of the funeral home (who hasn't paid respects to an aunt or two who looked like she wandered into a Sephora during Mardi Gras?), industry professionals say that the new requests go beyond the usual dermal filler and pancake makeup.
Rick James The Superfreak's Buffalo, NY headstone bears his own image in tight pants clutching a guitar.
GG Allin The punk rocker is as subversive in death as he was in life -- his tombstone reads "Live Fast Die" and "Rock N Roll Terrorist."
Charles Bukowski. The manliest poet to ever live has the epitaph "Don't Try."
"Dimebag" Darrell Abbot Dimebag's death was tragic and untimely, but his Texas headstone awesomely reads "He came to rock/ And rocked like no other."
Bob Marley The reggae master was buried with in his own mausoleum in Jamaica with his favorite guitar, a red Fender Stratocaster.
Bette Davis She wasn't exactly rock n roll, but Bette Davis' epitaph -- "She did it the hard way" -- is pretty badass.
Billy Wilder The Academy-Award winning motion picture writer, director and producer ("Some Like it Hot," "The Apartment") exited with a joke.
Karl Marx The founder of modern socialism watches over his final resting place like a stern grandpa, over the inscription "Workers of all lands unite."
Dee Dee Ramone A founding member of The Ramones, Dee Dee's epitaph -- "O.K. ... I gotta go now" -- is as short and sweet as one of his songs.
Edgar Allan Poe The headstone at the poet's original burial place reads, "Quoth the Raven, Nevermore."
Funeral director David Temrowski told MSNBC, "I've had people mention that they want their breasts to look perky when they're dead."
It sounds like "Six Feet Under" meets "Nip/Tuck," but when you think about all of the unnatural stuff that happens during the embalming process, it's much less strange than pumping your body full of chemicals and botulism when you're actually alive.
Also on Lemondrop ... More weird beauty news. If you think treatments for the dead are weird, wait till you see what living, breathing people are doing in the name of beauty.
10. Arctic Ice Room The Qua Spa at Caesar's Palace Las Vegas offers an "Arctic Ice" treatment room, where "snow" falls from a domed ceiling through mint-infused air chilled to 55 degrees Fahrenheit.
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9. Golf Ball Massage After hitting the links at Scottsdale's Four Seasons Resort at Troon North, you can have a "therapist" warm up some golf balls, and roll them along the large muscles of your spine and neck.
8. Doctor Fish Pedicure A type of carp called garra rufa, or "doctor fish," are used during a pedicure treatment at Yvonne Hair and Nails salon in Alexandria, Va. Doctor fish have been used for years in Turkey to treat skin diseases like psoriasis, eating dead areas of the skin and leaving the healthy skin to grow.
Jacquelyn Martin, AP
7. Doctor Fish Pool In case you want more than your toes nibbled, you can bail to Chongqing Municipality, China and hop in a Doctor Fish therapy spa.
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6. Gold Facial Treatment Japan's Umo Inc. claims that covering the face with sheets of 24-carat gold is an effective (if not cost effective) method of fighting off wrinkles.
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5. Snake Massage Stop in the Israeli village of Talmey El'Azar, where reptile farmer/aesthetician Ada Barak uses tangles of king, corn and milk snakes in her massage treatments. Barak claims once guests get over any initial misgivings, they find physical contact with the creatures to be soothing.
Yonathan Weitzman, Reuters
4. Nightengale Droppings If gold and snakes just aren't cuttin' it, you can always rely on good ol' fashioned bird poo to get that natural glow. Spas such as Shizuku of New York City use Nightengale droppings, which contain an enzyme called guanine which brightens and heals the skin.
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3. Leeches Demi Moore may be using these bloodsuckers for detox treatments, but in the Himalayan region of Jammu And Kashmir, leeches are used to treat a variety of ailments including blood disorders and immunity problems.
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2. Bull Semen Hair Conditioning Bull semen conditioner is one of the new offerings of Hari's Salon in London. Hari's claims that the substance, when combined with a protein rich plant root, Katera, strengthens and adds shine to hair.
Morry Gash, AP
1. Knife Therapy A man cringes as he receives a "knife therapy" massage during a free procedure in Taipei. Local practitioners in this ancient form of massage claim it can cure sinus infections and headaches.
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