It’s no secret that in Hollywood, getting a little ‘extra help’ for your face is almost as common as having a haircut. But for us mere morals who don’t have to appear in HD on a massive screen, it can be hard to justify shelling out thousands on Botox procedures. So, when a natural, affordable alternative that promises to offer similar results comes along, we’re all ears.
But we have to admit that the latest anti-ageing ingredient to set the skincare world abuzz has taken us by surprise. Recently, bee venom has been popping up in everything from masks and moisturisers to cleansers and under eye creams. Like honey, the substance has strong antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits that can be effective in treating acne. But its true powers lie in it’s powerful anti-ageing properties. As an anaphylactic, it temporarily relaxes the muscles in the face, breaking down cell membranes and improving circulation in the face — resulting in a tighter looking complexion!
Scroll through the gallery for 7 of our fave bee venom buys.
Antipodes Manuka Honey Skin Brightening Light Day Cream