Gwyneth Paltrow gets stung by bees to look good. What do you do?

  • IANS, Los Angeles
  • Updated: Apr 06, 2016 14:40 IST
“I’ve been stung by bees. It’s a thousands of years old treatment called apitherapy.”

Actor Gwyneth Paltrow beauty regime is painful: She gets stung by bees.

Paltrow shared that she underwent a series of treatments to make her look young and feel healthy, including getting stung by bees, reports

“I’ve been stung by bees. It’s a thousands of years old treatment called apitherapy. People use it to get rid of inflammation and scarring. It’s actually pretty incredible if you research it. But, man, it’s painful,” The New York Times quoted the 43-year-old actor as saying.

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Apitherapy also covers the use of honey for medicinal purposes as well as being stung - bee venom therapy.

Paltrow claims the regime which she intensifies by adding extra weights to her ankles for extra definition, has left her with a behind that is comparable to a “22-year-old stripper”.

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She added: “I think I see now that life is really a balance. And it’s great to eat nutrient-dense organic food, if you can. It’s also really great to drink a vodka and have French fries. Your metabolism does slow as you get older, though. If I have to get into tiptop shape, I have to be more careful. But I also don’t seem to care as much as I did.”

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She also explained other beauty treatments that she took recently, like using only mineral sunscreens and avoiding any chemical substance. She also stopped wearing any fragrances because “it’s unregulated and all that.”

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