This Bee-Inspired Skincare Line Will Dramatically Change Your Skin
It's no secret that we're huge fans of Swiss skincare brand Valmont, which has been around for more than 30 years and creates cutting-edge products that are rooted in Swiss science and innovation.
One of their most recent innovations is the launch of Essence of Bees—the newest skincare introduction from L'Elixir des Glaciers, the brand's most prestigious skincare range. The new line pays tribute to bees, flora, science and luxury by bringing together the essence of the ingredients in the bee hive to create three new products. Watch the video below to see how the products are made!
Bee hives produce honey, propolis and royal jelly, which are renowned for their numerous health and beauty benefits. Honey has powerful moisturizing and skin repairing properties, propolis is known for its purifying virtues, and royal jelly helps decrease inflammation.
Now for the science: To create the innovative line, Valmont hired engineers that specialize in the chemistry of fatty substances. The Essence of Bees complex was obtained via a patented, ecological lipophilic extraction process that uses the precious oil of Rosa Moschata as a solvent. This oil, coupled with controlled microwaves and ultra-low temperatures, converts honey and propolis into oily active ingredients, followed by the royal jelly, which is then integrated into the complex.
Translation? The active ingredients of the hive retain all of their properties, and their effectivenes and bioavailability are increased tenfold for maximum beauty benefits! The collection features three innovative new products:
Cure Majestueuse offers the cutting-edge performance of a serum combined with the extreme sensuality of a sensory oil with a light finish.
Masque Majestueux creates a rare sensory experience and infuses the skin with precious ingredients from the hive. Formulated to be deliciously massaged, this universal beauty balm reveals nourished, revitalised and exquisitely soft skin.
Sérum Majestueux is a silky smooth serum that firms the eyelids for a return to younger-looking eyes. Day after day, the skin around the eyes appears smoother and more toned.
Inspired by this new collection, Valmont invested in 50 beehives in Switzerland to help save the bees, promote their awareness and incorporate them into their skincare products, all sustainably. Now that's beauty on the inside and out!
Hotel Bel-Air Spa in Los Angeles, California, also offers a new Elixir Des Glaciers Majestic Treatment facial designed exclusively for their spa by Valmont. The facial incorporates signature butterfly-massage technique to help achieve exceptional anti-aging results.
To make reservations, visit the spa's official site here. The Essence of the Bees collection is available for purchase at boutiquevalmont.com, saksfifthavenue.com, Hotel Bel-Air Spa, and SPA Valmont at Hotel Plaza Athénée.
[Images courtesy of Valmont]