Rodial Skincare, Bee Venom

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Today I’m going to talk about the Bee Venom Night and Bee Venom Day Cream SPF30 by Rodial. Oh men, I love everything that contains honey or something made by bees. I had the chance to pick 3 items from Rodial to test out and I didn’t hesitate to pick the Bee Venom! Thank you so much Mooi PR for sending these amazing goodies <3 I wrote a review about Rodial before and I really enjoyed it, so I have high expectations about this range. Are you looking for a great day or night cream? Let’s get started!

“I am very proud to have revolutionised the skincare market since 1999 with high tech skincare and innovative make up collections”

Maria Hatzistefanis, founder of Rodial
Maria Hatzistefanis created Rodial after seeing a gap in the market for high performance skincare offering targeted, results-driven treatments. Pairing world-class anti-ageing ingredients with ground-breaking innovation, Rodial products are high-performance skincare essentials to address a range of skin concerns. All Rodial products contain namesake Pomegranate Ellagic Tannin which naturally helps to firm the skin and boost collagen production revealing a more youthful complexion.

Rodial Bee Venom Night 

An advanced performance night gel that works to address multiple issues whilst you sleep. Gentle retinol microspheres and vitamin c help retexture and improve the appearance of uneven skin tone and pore size whilst soy isoflavones promote skin elasticity and re-densify. Simultaneously, melittin peptide helps to plump and firm the look of fine lines and wrinkles for a smoother, younger looking complexion. This is the perfect overnight hydrating gel to restore a healthy, youthful complexion.

Gently massage onto a cleansed face and neck and allow to absorb thoroughly. Use nightly. Store in a dry location at room temperature (<25°)

Key Benefits:

  • Bee Venom: Helps increase blood circulation.
  • Soy Isoflavone: Plumps and firms skin.
  • VCIP Vitamin C: Brightens the complexion and helps reduce age spots, sun spots and pigmentation.
  • Hyaluroic Filling Spheres: Intense hydration reinforces the skin’s natural moisture barrier.

Ingredients

Aqua (Water), Dimethicone, Glycerin, Cyclopentasiloxane, Propylene Glycol, Polysilicone-11, Dipropylene Glycol, Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate, Phenoxyethanol, Polyacrylamide, Sodium Polyacrylate, Sodium Palmitoyl Proline, Alcohol Denat. (SD Alcohol 40-B), Butylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Polysorbate 80, Lecithin, Nymphaea Alba (Water Lily) Flower Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Trideceth-6, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Laureth-7, Tocopherol, Limonene, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Fruit Extract, Retinol, Parfum (Fragrance), Gluconolactone, Carbomer, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Sodium Lactate, Linalool, Sodium Benzoate, Soy Isoflavones, Geraniol, Farnesol, Bee Venom, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Potassium Sorbate, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7

Cautions: Do not use if you have an allergy to bee stings. A patch test prior to use is recommended. If signs of irritation occur discontinue use immediately.

Rodial Bee Venom Day Cream SPF30

A lightweight daily moisturiser that re-densifies skins appearance with bee venom, melittin peptide, soy isoflavones and stemcells. Working to brighten skin tone, firm and plump wrinkle appearance and improve skin elasticity, skin’s youthful-looking complexion will be restored. Also includes much needed SPF30 for daily sun protection whilst keeping skin hydrated. Ideal for those concerned with ageing skin and wish to target wrinkles and improve skin elasticity.

Apply a small amount to cleansed skin. Use after an application of serum.

Key Benefits:

  • Soy Isoflavone: Stimulates collagen and elastin prodduction.
  • SPF30: Offers broad spectrum UVA & UVB protection.
  • Juvinity: Provides long lasting hydration and radiancy.
  • Bee Venom: Plumps and smoothes fine lines and wrinkles.

Ingredients

Aqua (Water), Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Isoamyl Laurate, Octyl Salicylate, Tribehenin Peg-20 Esters, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Silica, Squalane, Titanium Dioxide, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane, Cetearyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol Crosspolymer, Alcohol, Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate, Benzyl Alcohol, Polysorbate 80, Polyacrylamide, Capsicum Annuum Fruit Meristem Cell, Lecithin, Parfum (Fragrance), Triethanolamine, Ethylhexylglycerin, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Carbomer, Disodium Edta, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tocopherol, Alumina, Dehydroacetic Acid, Geranylgeranylisopropanol, Laureth-7, Citric Acid, Soy Isoflavones, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Bee Venom, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Hydroxycitronellal, Limonene, Citronellol

The jar of the Bee Venom Night is something I’ve never seen before or owned! Okay, I did see this with the Kate Somerville Goat Milk packaging but I never had it in my hands. This is soooo fun to use and hygienic! Press on both sides of the lid and the product will appear in the center. Wipe it of with your fingers and you can start using it! No more spatula’s or finger dipping in your cream, this is the best way to keep the air away and being hygienic. My only concern is that the left over of this jar will be hidden away, unless you break the jar open. The amount of product when you press the lid is enough to cover the face and neck because the texture of this cream is almost like gel, it spreads easily on the skin!

What do you imagine when you hear “Bee Venom Night Cream”? Ofcourse honey! This night cream is delicious to use on the skin and a real treatment for your nose. It has the best honey fragrance and don’t be scared because it is not too overpowering. Maybe I expected a bit more honey fragrance but just call me a crazy lady. I’m obsessed with honey to be honest! When I was younger I always ate a spoon of honey everyday because it gave me a tingly sensation in my mouth.

The cream is like I told you before a gel like texture: it is easy to spread on the skin even when it’s not prepped. With one pump you have enough to cover the face and neck. Don’t expect this night cream to sink into the skin right away. Even tho it feels like gel it takes a while before your skin absorbs the cream. Surprisingly I don’t get disturbed by the feeling of the heavy cream, it feels quite comfortable! The combination of the honey scent and the moist feeling on my skin makes me feel relaxed, crazy right?

The day cream is stored in a long bottle. My other Rodial day cream from the Snake range is also the same shape bottle. It comes with a pump which is easy to use: you can give it a light press so the right amount comes out. Do you know how terrible the pump from the MAC Pro Longwear concealer is? Well this is totally the opposite! No more struggles with getting too much product out of the bottle, just choose your own amount! I do like the slick look of the bottle but I like the see trough finish of the Bee Venom Night more, this one is solid yellow. But hé, I have to stop complaining!

Compared to the Bee venom Night the Day Cream has a subtile honey fragrance. In my opinion this could be more heavy like the Night Cream. It is almost not noticeable, kind of sad because I really wanted to love this product because of the honey fragrance (and claims). The product is totally different from the Night Cream, in color and texture. The texture is clearly thicker than the Night Cream and more the same like other day creams (white consistency). When applying it on the face it feels soft but it doesn’t glide on the skin so be sure to make dots on your face so you can easily  blend it out. I have the feeling that I have to use more product compared to the Night Cream. It doesn’t gives my skin a sticky feeling after applying which is great so you can start your makeup routine immediately.

left: Bee Venom Day SPF 30 – right: Bee Venom Night

When I used the Bee Venom Night before going to sleep, I wake up with the softest skin ever! I can believe how soft it is, almost the same feeling when you just exfoliated your skin after 2 weeks of doing nothing. My skin looks glowy, healthy and even. Sometimes it even looks like my skin looks more plump. On times when my skin is in top condition I don’t need to apply a lot of day products after I used the Bee Venom Night. I can honestly say that this is my favorite cream for at night! In my opinion it works better when you don’t combine it with other products.

The Bee Venom Day SPF30 is another story. My skin feels moisturized, not too overwhelming for my oily skin. I’m too afraid to leave my sunscreen out of this routine so I always make sure to include it even when this cream contains SPF30 (I prefer something with SPF50 / PA+++). After wearing is a whole day my skin didn’t lack any moisture but I did noticed that my T-zone became more oily than usual. I can’t see anything during the day if my skin became more plump. The only moment I really feel and see the results of this product is when I take of my makeup: my skin looks even and glowy! Usually when I take of my makeup my skin can look even more tired than during the morning, or is that something everyone experience?

Overall I really like both products but as you may noticed I have one favorite: Bee Venom Night. This product shows it’s results immediately when you wake up! I love how it feels on my skin and the texture. It glides on my skin and you only need a small amount to cover your face. The packaging is something new for me and hygienic to use, it makes my night routine more fun! This is also the product I would recommend to everyone, because you are never too young to start with your fine lines or using retinol. It will change your skin the first time when you use it.

You can get your own Bee Venom Night and Bee Venom Day SPF30 at your local Ici Paris XL shop or at their official website.

Which one do you prefer?

Thanks a lot for reading <3

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4 Comments

  1. March 9, 2017 / 04:25

    Love how you featured a brand with a female founder on International Women’s Day! yay #girlpower!

    Anyways, love the packaging for the night cream, I always thought they looked so cool and they’re genius! You get just the right amount and it’s hygienic! The texture sounds lovely too, just right for a night cream. Thanks for the reviews!

    Jenny // Geeky Posh

    • thebeauparlour
      March 14, 2017 / 22:59

      I didn’t know it was such a good timing for this day (i’m dead serious haha). Thanks for reading honnn X

  2. Y
    March 10, 2017 / 17:47

    WoW love your blog! It’s amazing!

    • thebeauparlour
      March 14, 2017 / 22:58

      Thankyouuuu x

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