We all know that one of the side effects from a night on the razz (you know, other than a prickly head, overwhelming sense of tiredness and that all-round vom feeling) is gross skin. From the moment you wake – AM or PM depending on when you actually got to bed – your skin is totally depleted of moisture, making for a less-than-glowing complexion. However, that could be about to change.
People have now used the power of science to create a new brand of gin that’s actually proven to have anti-aging properties in every sip. Created by contemporary food designers Bompas & Parr, the spirit caught our attention with its pun-perfect name alone – Anti-aGin. Whoever came up with that one definitely earned their day’s salary, amiright?
Boasting 40% volume, it’s claimed that the gin is still of the highest quality – the only difference is that it’s distilled with pure collagen.
Commissioned by hotel group Warner Leisure, the spirit was also co-designed by Nicky Hambleton-Jones – you know, the blonde haired and statement specked gal from 10 Years Younger – and claims to be as rejuvenating as a facial. Yes, really.
Speaking of the beverage, Nicky said: ‘By including some classic botanicals known for their rejuvenating properties and combining it with drinkable collagen, it’s the alcoholic equivalent of a facial.’
The list of ingredients is so premium, we doubt your local Whole Foods would stock them. We’re talking tea tree with nettle, witch-hazel, chamomile, gotu kola, coriander, juniper and angelica root with a cardamom twist.
How much will this wonder-tonic set you back? Not as much as we expected TBH – £35 a bottle. Of course, if you happen across one of the 13 Warner hotels, you can buy it by the glass at the bar.
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Ok, so we doubt the bevy will give us Kardashian, ahem, perfect skin but our Friday night drinks have the potential to keep our skin looking youthful, we reckon it’s worth a second round…