When you look at ingredients found in your beauty products, a lot of them are familiar (though a lot aren’t—looking at you, unnecessary chemical additives). And while we might feel like we have a handle on what each of our go-to beauty products do, there’s a whole smorgasbord of weird ingredients that just make us go huh?, but that doesn’t necessarily mean we should knock them just yet. We’ve rounded up five of the weirdest beauty ingredients we could find—with products to go with then, you know, in case you’re curious to see what all the fuss is about.
What’s the buzz about bee venom? The purified bee venom in facial products are rich in proteins, amino acids, peptides and enzymes that penetrate deep into the skin to help reduce fine lines and wrinkles, which is why the Rodial Bee Venom lineup is so amazing. However, if you’re severely allergic to bees, stay away from this product—anaphylactic shock is probably not the look you’re going for.