What's the buzz? 10 best pollen-inspired beauty products
On the one hand, bee pollen, honey, royal jelly and beeswax are potent beauty ingredients - Victoria Beckham and Kate Middleton are fans.
On the other, bees are dying: a recent study found that the UK has one of the worst rates of honeybee colony deaths, with 29 per cent of our colonies dying in winter 2012/13 and numbers falling further since then. So why not invest in products that harness the power of bee derivatives - and help farmers and conservationists to manage safe bee habitats - for better skin as well as a sweeter future.
Original article published in ES Magazine, in May, 2014