Snails have become very much important for skincare products. Especially the slime is considered to be an essential ingredient required in the preparation of a lot of Korean beauty products, specifically for the serums and the anti-aging creams. What is Snail Mucin? Snail Mucin is widely known as slime or snail mucus, an external body secretion released by the snails and mollusks. Snails generally release this mucus or slime because of any one of the following reasons:
- In case of an injury
- Out of pleasure or agitation
- To move their body
As per a study conducted by some well-known scientists, it is found that maximum slime is secreted out of pleasure. Otherwise, majorly known as the common garden snails or specifically the European breed are the ones from which the slime is also extracted. The snail mucin consists of a lot of good ingredients that are extremely beneficial for the skin and a few of them are glycolic acid, glycoprotein, and hyaluronic acid. These rich properties make slime a perfect addition to your skincare. Also, Chondroitin sulfate i.e. the main component of slime, has always been successful in treating various liver diseases, inflammation of kidneys, and chronic fatigue.
What are the benefits of using Snail Mucin?
Although there are a lot of benefits, a few of the major benefits of applying snail mucus on your skin are as per the following:
- A Perfect remedy for aging skin:
Based on the clinical studies, the ingredients found in the snail mucin as best for skin treatments related to aging skin, irritations and minor burns as well. Apart from the same, it also helps in preventing and curing wrinkles.
- Good skin booster:
Apart from the mentioned ones, snail mucin also has some additional benefits which helps in hydrating, tightening, and maintain the skin’s tone and texture. Secondly, it can also prevent redness caused by rosacea and further help in producing skin collagen.
- Offers Affordable & Painless Facials:
Over a short period, snail facials have gained good popularity and the spas and other beauticians are coming up with innovations related to snail facials, face cream, and other skin related treatments that easily fit in your budget. Apart from the above, the micro-needling process is extremely successful in allowing the slime to penetrate inside the skin and ensure better effects without giving any pain.
Thus, to ensure the best results, you need to add snail mucin to your daily skincare routine and apply the same before going to bed to maximize the benefits.