Exchanging skincare secrets.
The INSIDER Summary:
Kate Middleton and Michelle Obama always look flawless.
Michelle Obama's makeup artist, Carl Ray, revealed their secret, saying that both Obama and Middleton use organic Botox gel.
The Biotulin Supreme Skin Gel is compared to needle injections of botox without the pain, and sells on Amazon for $50.
Kate Middleton, the 35-year-old Duchess of Cambridge and mother of two, always looks flawless. From her perfectly shiny hair, down to her wildly popular shoes
, Middleton knows what's good, which makes it no surprise that everyone wants to steal her ideas, including former first lady Michelle Obama.
Carl Ray, Obama's makeup artist, once revealed: "Michelle Obama has been using this organic Botox gel regularly on the recommendation of Kate Middleton," according to the Zoe Report
The gel, known as Biotulin Supreme Skin Gel
, contains spilanthol, a local anesthetic extracted from the plant acmella oleracea, according to the Zoe Report. It also contains imperata cylindrica extract, a grass from the deserts of South America known to have moisturizing properties, along with hyaluronic acid, which plumps skin biosilk to keep it looking youthful.
As the company explained on its site, the gel, which was developed by a team of scientists led by pharmacist and chemist Dr. Claus Breuer, is comparable to needle injections containing botulinum toxin, just without the pain and hassle of having to go to an office for each application.