Bee Venom For A Just-Stung Complexion

The new ingredient being added to facial creams, lip-plumping potions and anti-aging masks has been creating buzzzz in the beauty world. Melittin, a protein in venom that carries powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, tricks the skin into thinking it has been stung. This causes the body to direct blood towards the area, plump up the skin and stimulate the production of collagen and elastin. Go ahead; think of this as a natural botox.

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