KILLER critters are creating a buzz in the beauty world with everything from bee venom to stingray DNA promising younger looking skin.
Creams and moisturisers using bee venom have generated a hive of activity in the UK and US, claiming to plump out wrinkles by tricking the skin into thinking it has been stung.
UK beauty brand Nip + Fab launched a range of bee venom beauty products in Australia last week through Target stores after achieving a loyal celebrity following including Kate Moss, Jennifer Aniston and Kylie Jenner.
“Bee venom has become so popular due to the difference it can make to your skin (and) the high following in celebrities loving the ingredient,” said Nip + Fab founder Maria Hatzistefanis.
Skin Doctors released Beetox, a similar cream, in August and the brand’s Julia Treble agreed celebrities were driving sales.
“The bee venom beauty trend certainly started with rumours that Kate Middleton used bee venom before her wedding to get great, younger looking skin — a beauty secret that was passed down from Camilla they say,” she said…