Celebs' Wacky and Expensive Beauty Secrets

Celebrity Style Aug. 5, 2011 AT 12:04PM
Celebs' Wacky and Expensive Beauty Secrets Credit: Jim Spellman/WireImage.com; Jason Merritt/Getty Images; Michael Loccisano/WireImage.com

While it's true that many stars love budget-friendly beauty products, they also have access to -- not to mention the big bank accounts to pay for -- outrageously expensive spa treatments and super pricey potions.

Friends With Benefits star Mila Kunis, 27, recently made news for treating herself to a $7,000 facial from celebrity aesthetician Scott-Vincent Borba. The uber luxe procedure, known as the HD Diamond and Ruby and Diamond Peel, uses tiny precious stones as antioxidants for the skin, reports ELLE.com.

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Angelina Jolie, 36, is said to keep her famous face looking flawless with La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Cream, which costs $710 for a 100ml container. The cream contains the eggs of Baerii sturgeon, a protein-rich ingredient that helps moisturize and firm the skin.

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And Gwyneth Paltrow, who's known for enjoying the finer things in life, has been using a snake venom cream for years. At $185 for a 1 oz. container, Sylvia Dakar’s UltraLuxe-9 products contain a synthetic venom that is said to have a similar (but gentler) paralyzing effect on the skin as a snake bite—essentially reptilian Botox. Who knows if it really works, but the 38-year-old actress looks undeniably amazing for her age.

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For more over-the-top star skin and hair splurges, check out ELLE.com.

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