NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - Centuries ago Cleopatra bathed in donkey milk. While the Queen of the Nile is gone forever, her preferred skin treatment is making a resurgence.
The milk, which is transformed into a facial mask, sells for as little as $10 for a pack of 30. Beauty expert Jenny Patinkin recommends the Donkey Milk Skin Gel Mask sold at Target.
"It has been used for thousands of years.It is very rich in lactic acid," said Patinkin.
Another popular skin treatment is Wonder Cheese Firming Cream is $18 at TonyMoly.com.
"It sounds like something you should spread on a cracker but the cream- the cheese part- has a lot of very rich enzymes," said Patinkin,
Uguisu Poo or nightingale excrement is said to heals acne scar and smooth textural variances on skin. It sells for $27 on Amazon.com.
"In a scale of one to weird, this is at the extreme end. It has been completely purified. It does not smell or look like poop. It reduces acne scars," said Patinkin.
When it comes to beauty treatments, celebrities know the new and best treatments on the market. One such product is Lancer Contour Decollete. It contains marine cone snail venom and sells for $185 at Cos Bar at Brookfield Place in downtown Brooklyn.
"Dr. Lancer is Kim Kardashian's dermatologist. It basically acts like Botox for your skin. You get instant results and you get lasting results," said Patinkin.
While being stung by a bee is no fun, the way your body reacts to a bite could make you look younger.
"Rodial Bee Venom Moisturiser tricks the skin into thinking it's been stung. You get an instant tightening and lifting to the skin and increased circulation," said Patinkin.
It sells for $190 at Nordstrom's.
Lastly, the Super 7 Elixir Serum sold at Immunocologie.com contains snail mucin (slime.)
"Snails secrete mucin to fix the cuts they get on their skin. It will boost your elastic production," said Patinkin.