Bee Venom Facial, A facial that can cost you $55K

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Costliest Facial: $55000

Uprising Facial in Cosmetics

Creating wonders

A few weeks later after the launch, Bee Venom Facial is creating wonders in the field of cosmetics. The facial is so powerful that even Duchess of Cambridge and Duchess of Cornwall are already in its fan list. It makes our skin look shiny and hides the dark secrets of our growing age.  The mask though is too costly but helps in building the skin and making it look more youthful. This new product, brought by Deborah Miller, thus has created a lot of buzz in today’s cosmetic market and its popularity is increasing exponentially. Also the technique has no harm on the bees.

Where did the journey start?

The technique of using bee’s products for various uses is known as Apitherapy. Various products of bees like honey, venom, pollen grain, bee bread and jelly are used in industries and medicines for different uses. For this, bees are nurtured in a special environment. Later their hives are used for extraction of venom. Though it is difficult to say when Apitherapy started, however it was first introduced in countries like Greece, Egypt and China. The use of bee venom dates long back to Austrian physician Philip Terc.

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How much the facial cost?

 Looking young has indeed a very high cost attached to it.Although the bee venom has remarkable effects on skin, it is however very heavy on the user’s pocket. The cream is approximately worth 55000 dollars. Since small quantities of venom are obtained from a hive, the rate touches the sky. It costs around £30,000 for just one ounce!

Reasons of Popularity of Bee Venom

Bee venom has huge medicinal properties and this is the major reason of its popularity. One of its components called Melittin is known to have anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. Bee venom is also used a source of acupuncture. It is used to treat asthma, hearing ailments, high blood pressure and sclerosis (neurological disorder). Studies are made to find out its effectiveness in treating cancer.



How does Bee Venom work?

Because of its component, Melittin it increases the flow of blood in the area where the venom is injected. It simulates the flow of hormones Elastin and Collagen. The venom reduces the effects of menopause. Due to various post-menopausal effects like irritation and weight loss women’s face a lot of skin troubles. Wrinkles are produced due to decrease in hormones like Progesterone and Estrogen which makes you look more than your age. It has relaxing effects on skin. This radial facial is known to improve the texture of skin, reduce the wrinkles and help us to look more young and pretty. It is used to create the illusion that it is stung be the bee. Due to this huge blood flows to the stung area.

Collagen is known to increase the strength of body tissue. Elastin provides elasticity to the skin. It helps in making the skin taught and shiny. It is because of elastin hormone that skin regains back its original shape after being stretched or pinched.

Another powerful ingredient working behind bee venom mask is hyaluronidase. This acid when reaches the skin becomes acetyl glucose amine which hydrates the skin, lubricates the muscles, helps in cell migration and their effective functioning.

How is venom collected?

The procedure of collecting venom from bees is not very tough. All you have to do is to place a very thin glass pane is placed near a bee-hive. Then a small electric current is passed through it. It encourages the bees to sting it. The venom is then collected in the bottle. The venom collection procedure does not harm the bee in any ways.

Nitty-gritty of the facial

The bee venom facial is to be applied on the entire face and neck region. It is then let for 15 – 20 minutes and then washed. Using the mask twice a week rejuvenates the skin and produces miraculous effects. The mask is said to have 18 nutrients that helps in replenishing the skin and making us look more young and elegant. Other ingredients of the mask include Shea butter, moisturizer, antioxidants, oil(manuka ,avocado, tocopherol, apricot, kernel, rose hip, lavender essential , evening primrose ), Distilled Water, manuka honey, bee venom), Lanett Wax, easyliance, rose water, bees wax oil, optiphen plus, natural fragrance, ticaxan, marshmallow extract and sunscreen that hydrates the skin and relaxes the face muscles.

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Things to be taken care of

Though its beneficial effects are many, the coin also has a second side. The bee venom is known of some of its side effects also. If it is given to a person allergic to bees, it could prove to be fatal. And studies have shown that most of the Americans (almost one in fifty) are known to be allergic to bee stings.

Fun facts

  • The government of Korea has spent thousands of dollars in nurturing of these bees to obtain bee venom which is later used to treat fatal diseases like sclerosis and arthritis.
  • Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge wore a bee venom mask before the day she was about to get

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