Celebrities Turning to Bee Venom Skincare
By Jes Alexander, Herald de Paris, October 13, 2012
NEW YORK (Herald de Paris) — Since last spring, when it was reported that Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, prepared her skin prior to her marriage to William, the Duke of Cambridge, with a mask made of bee venom, celebrities around the world have turned to the highly effective properties of the natural compound as an alternative to injectable fillers. Bee venom was reportedly first introduced to Ms. Middleton by Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, but it has been reported that Victoria Beckham, Gwyneth Paltrow, and others have discovered the remarkable properties that bee venom offers.
Now come reports that some bee venom facial products are not as effective as others, due to the quality of the principal ingredients. ”Some of the bee venom being used by copycat manufacturers comes from bees residing in industrialized and polluted sites. This can cause bacteria in the hives,” says an industry manufacturer…