The Most Common Questions About Snail Mucin in Skin Care – Answered
We get asked a lot of different skin care questions, but there are certain ones that seem to crop up all the time.
If you’ve used a skin care product that contains snail mucin (sometimes listed as snail secretion filtrate), you probably can’t stop singing its praises. And if you’ve never used – or are new to using – a skin care product that contains snail slime, you probably have a lot of questions.
Applying snail anything on your face or skin sounds pretty weird, but the benefits greatly outweigh the icky factor and the products are so high in quality there is no way of knowing what the ingredients are.
In fact the most expensive skincare products in the world normally contain high amounts of snail mucin.
What can snail mucin do for my skin?
The real question is, what can’t it do? The ingredient is a source of proteins, copper peptides, antimicrobial peptides, hyaluronic acid, and glycolic acid. Armed with all that good stuff, snail mucin is anti-aging, hydrating, mildly exfoliating, brightening, and soothing – a true cure-all when it comes to targeting common skin concerns. Read on and follow the links to understand how snail mucin can be your new go-to skincare product.
Is snail mucin good for acne-prone skin?
Definitely. It’s a lightweight ingredient that won’t clog pores. Its’ healing and antimicrobial properties can come in handy when you’re looking to speed up the acne healing process and treat inflammation. And because snail slime can help regenerate cells (the glycolic acid comes into play here), it’s an effective acne scar treatment. This characteristic also makes the ingredient a good option for tackling uneven skin tone and pigmentation issues.
Can you use snail mucin every day?
Every day, twice a day, all day…go ahead and slather that stuff on!
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