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Snail serum and bee masks – the rise of the creepy-crawley based cream

You might have heard about the Japanese snail facial, now get ready for snail face gel, bee mask and the crushed insects you didn’t know were in your lipstick

Dr. Organic Snail Gel
This product harnesses a unique substance that snails produce called, Helix Aspersa Muller. The gel that a snail produces helps to regenerate it’s own shell and the professionals at Dr. Organics say it does the same with our damaged skin.  As insane as that sounds, this product feels incredible on skin and doesn’t smell anything like mucus from a snail… does that even have a smell? Try Dr Organic Snail Gel £19.99 here.



Heaven Bee Venom Mask
Ever been stung by a bee? Apart from the er, pain remember that sensational feeling that leaves your skin swelled and tight? This is bee venom also dubbed ‘Nature’s Botox’. This product uses natural and organic ingredients to give that extra boost for an anti-aging effect. The bee venom works to help tighten your face muscles for a temporary lift and its cheaper than the needle. Leave it on your face for twenty minutes before washing and feel tightening it instantly. Sounds like magic? Try Heaven Bee Venom Mask £25.30 here.



Burt’s Bees Replenishing Lip Balm with Pomegranate Oil 
Everyday millions of women coat their lips with luscious lipsticks and balms without a second guess of what exactly is in it. Burt’s Bees Lip Balm uses pomegranate oil and many other fruit extracts however doesn’t like to shed light on the carmine ingredient. Carmine is an effective red pigment made from boiling dried cochineal insects in water after the bugs have fed on cactus juice and all its nutrients and it’s commonly used in lipsticks (believe it or not). Get Burt’s Bees Lip Balm £3.69 here.


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