One may go to many lengths to try and get THAT Hollywood glow. But Cate Blanchett has just revealed, along with her Oceans Eight co-star, Sandra Bullock that she had a facial to remember.
“Sandy Bullock and I saw this facialist in New York, Georgia Louise, and she gives what we call the penis facial and it’s something — I don’t know what it is, or whether it’s just ’cause it smells a bit like sperm — there’s some enzyme in it so Sandy refers to it as the penis facial,” she told Vogue Australia.
The professional name of the facial is, The Hollywood Epidermal Growth Factor Facial (what a mouthful – to pardon the penis pun) and it was created specifically for Sandra whilst she was in New York filming last year.
Strap yourself in for this part of the tale… the serum used in the facial derives from cells taken from the freshly removed foreskin of newborn babies in South Korea. These cells are thought to aid the building of collagen and elastin, making your skin glowing AF in the process. Prior to this ‘sperm smelling’ serum being placed on the skin patients have their skin prepared with peels, a micro-needling wand and an electrifying mask.
Telling The Cut about the facial it’s creator, Georgia Louise claims Hollywood is queuing up around the block, “I have text threads, which would blow your mind, from celebs asking for the ‘penis treatment’ all the time now.”
There is also a two-year waiting list, which will give you plenty of time to save up for the $650 price tag – on the plus side.