California: Gwyneth Paltrow was once stung by a bee in the name of beauty. The 42-year-old actress is always the first to try the latest skincare trends, but believes apitherapy - which uses the insect’s venom for medicinal purposes - was perhaps one step too far. She told Marie Claire magazine: ‘’The craziest treatment I’ve ever tried is when I was stung by a live bee. It’s called apitherapy and it’s apparently been used since Egyptian times to promote healing. For a more relaxing treat, I love Ila Bath Salts at the end of the day.’’–EX

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