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Goodies from the bees without the sting

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From snail mucous to sheep placenta, skincare ingredients just keep getting more and more perplexing. The search for the fountain of youth never ceases, and each year we are blown away by the discovery of a new ingredient that makes us wonder, who in the world thought of using that on the skin in the first place? 

Heaven Bee Venom Mask was first launched in 2010.

One of the most recent beauty crazes is bee venom, popularised by Kate Middleton. It has been said that the Duchess of Cambridge got this beauty secret from her stepmother-in-law, Camilla Parker-Bowles, who is reported to have discreetly begun using this organic alternative to Botox before her wedding in 2005. The face mask containing bee-sting venom that the Duchess of Cornwall used was pioneered by beauty therapist Deborah Mitchell, and is claimed to be a needle-free shortcut to youthful, wrinkle-free skin.

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