Cucumber slices? Nah, I want the two flaming marshmallows.
The idea behind Huǒ liáo is to place a towel soaked in alcohol and a special “elixir” on the face, legs or other parts of the body, then light it on fire for a few seconds. This action apparently stimulates the skin and addresses dullness, sagging and wrinkles.
You can apply it on your back too. Somebody’s going to mess up.