Facelift Mask with Bee Venom from antiagingattitude.com
63 year old Camilla Parker Bowles, the Duchess of Cornwall has gone
> organic with bee venom non-surgical facelift masks that has taken
> years off her wrinkled royal face.
> According to the salon the Duchess frequents, this therapy isn't
> cheap. In fact, venom is about $30,000 per ounce. Even though only a
> small amount of venom is used in the mask, this beauty treatment isn't
> for everyone.
> The Healing Power of Bees
> Known as apitherapy (apis is Latin for bee), bee venom therapy has
> been used for thousands of years to reduce pain and inflammation.
> Apitherapy uses honey, pollen, propolis and royal jelly but is best
> known for its use of venom obtained by allowing bees to sting the
> Apitherapy is a little extreme and not readily accepted by the
> scientific community. But the anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial
> properties in honey and venom isn't disputed. They are perfect for
> healing aging skin and for skin conditions such as acne and eczema.
> Venom contains peptides, enzymes, lipids and amino acids. Components
> that are especially good for anti-aging your skin.
> Besides the Duchess, Gwyneth Paltrow and Michelle Pfeiffer also swear
> by the sting of bee venom skin care products. Unfortunately, you will
> have a hard time finding them in the U.S.