Beauty Trend: Bee Venom
30th January 2018
ApiTherapy (the medicinal use of products made by honey bees) has been in practice throughout history and is now heavily researched for medicinal uses. In recent years both Manuka Honey and Bee Venom have also taken the beauty industry by storm. In fact, Bee Venom has now even earnt the title of 'nature's answer to Botox' for its collagen boosting properties. Since Bee Venom first made it onto the beauty scene, its popularity has soared as a host of celebrities have been associated with its use including; Victoria Beckham, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kylie Minogue, Michelle Pfeiffer, and even Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall have been in on the buzz! Check out the top three Bee Venom products on the market right now below.
Rodial Bee Venom RRP £160
The revolutionary bee venom moisturiser is an advanced formula that revitalises and renews for naturally younger looking skin. Working in synergy with complex plant extracts to visibly improve skin tone and elasticity, bee venom helps to smooth and plump out fine lines and wrinkles by controlling muscle contractions in the face and helps increase blood circulation in treated areas. Also contains cyclopeptide-5, a next generation skincare peptide that restores and increases skin elasticity and firmness, to help prevent signs of ageing. Juvinity encourages ageing cells to behave younger by reactivating the production of collagen making this the premium anti-ageing cream.
Bee Venom: Plumps and smoothes fine lines and wrinkles.
Vitamin C: Promotes more even skin tone and corrects sun damage.
Sodium Hyaluronate: Long lasting hydration and moisturising.
P-Cell: Revitalises the skin and rebuilds the skin barrier.
How to use:
Apply daily onto a cleansed face and neck.
Cautions: Do not use if you have an allergy to bee stings. A patch test prior to use is recommended. If signs of irritation occur discontinue use immediately
heaven by Deborah Mitchell Bee Peel RRP £109
This unique, fresh formula known as ‘the facelift in a jar’ helps boost the production of collagen which increases the strength and elasticity of your skin. Created with ABEETOXIN®, organic coconut and raw cane sugar to resurface and even out skin tone, minimise the visibility of lines, scars, dark spots, blemishes and enlarged pores. A solution for enhanced exfoliation and hydration. Reduces inflammation and pore-clogging debris leaving smooth, plump skin. Your skin will look like porcelain the next day after use!
Aqua, Glycolic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, Caprylic/Capic Acid, Stearic Acid, Cyclomethicone, Glycerine, Synthalan CR, Phenoxyethanol, Microcare IM, ABEETOXIN®, Honey, Raw Cane Sugar, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides (Organic Coconut Oil), Honey Extract.
How to use:
Apply to clean, dry, skin and leave for one to two minutes then wash off. On sensitive skin leave for only one minute before washing off. Application to the skin may tingle, this is a normal reaction to the ABEETOXIN®.
When using on elbows or feet it is safe to leave on for up to twenty minutes before washing off.
Nip and Fab Sting Fix Deluxe Cream RRP £9.98
This nourishing moisturiser provides a “second-skin” anti-ageing shield, helping reduce the look of lines + wrinkles through skin hydration. Bee venom works in synergy with wheat proteins to help plump + tighten appearance of skin, restoring a healthy, youthful-looking complexion.
bee venom: plump + firm appearance of the skin
propolis extract: skin healer, anti-oxidant + antiseptic
hyaluronic acid: increases moisture retention while being hydrating + moisturising
shea butter: helps strengthen skin + repair damage
vitamin e: powerful antioxidant + protects cells against free radicals damage
How to use:
Apply to clean skin day + night.
Cautions: Do not use if you have an allergy to bee stings. A patch test prior to use is recommended. If signs of irritation occur discontinue use immediately.