How far would you go to get that smooth, glowing and desirable skin?
Are you that natural products lover that wouldn’t mind going that extra, extra mile, to get that amazing look that gets head swooning and jaws dropping as people wonder, “how did she get that glow?”
If that’s you, you may not find this article too crazy then.
Ever heard of using snail slime on your skin? Is it already sounding too crazy? Would you use this?
It would interest you to know that although snails are mostly used as food because they are really nutritious, the slime you wash off when washing the snail does great wonders when used on your face and skin.
Snail slime, otherwise known as snail secretion filtrate (SSF) or snail mucin is naturally created by snails to protect, renew and restore themselves. It has fast become a popular ingredient in skincare offering great results when used on human skin thereby moisturizing the face and keeping it rejuvenated.
Here are some benefits of snail slime for your skin.
Snail slime which is 98% comprised of water is excellent for dry skin which often has wrinkles and fine lines due to dryness. The slime is filtered multiple times to increase its concentration and ensure its purity thereby exfoliating and hydrating the face.
2. Nutrients Powerhouse
Snail slime contains lots of nutrients like hyaluronic acid, glycoprotein, proteoglycans, and antimicrobial and copper peptides, all of which are commonly used in beauty products and proven to be beneficial for the skin. These elements help to protect the snail’s skin from damage, infection, dryness and UV rays.
When you use a serum that includes clinical levels of skin slime, you’re going to see a difference in the overall appearance of your skin within a few days.
3. Anti-aging properties
When snails are put under mild stress conditions, they excrete a thick fluid as a means to protect themselves. When concentrated, this snail slime or mucin aids human skin by hydrating, preventing aging and improving wrinkles and scars.
4. Battles acne.
Snail slime is full of natural antibiotics so when using products with high concentrations of it, skin clears and remains clear with consistent use. It also has the ability to kill bacteria that live on the skin’s surface causing acne.