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So THAT'S Why People Are Putting Snail Essence On Their Faces
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Run an online search for “snail essence,” and you’ll find a whole host of skincare products that feature snail secretions ― yes, the goo that comes out of a snail ― as a key ingredient. Used as a skin treatment in ancient Greece, the substance has made a big comeback in recent years as a Korean-based beauty trend.


What Is Snail Mucin?

Snail mucin is another name for snail secretion filtrate, or ‘snail slime’ and is an animal-derived growth factor. Growth factors are high molecular weight peptides that encourage wound healing and tissue repair. The growth factors in snail mucin are highly beneficial to the snail and enable it to self-heal after injuries.

These regenerative effects are due to the complex chemical composition of snail mucin. A chemical analysis revealed that snail mucin contained various different substances, including allantoin, collagen, elastin, glycolic acid, hyaluronic acid and natural antibacterial



  • Reducing fine lines and wrinkles
  • Reducing pigmentation
  • Reducing post inflammatory erythema
  • Increasing skin hydration and stratum barrier function
  • Reducing enlarged pores



Water, 1,3-propanediol, polyethylene glycol-400, glycerol polyether-26, glycerin, polyacrylic acid, betaine, glycerol polyacryalte, PVM/MA copolymer, tripeptide-1 copper, maltitol, snail secretion filtrate, B-glucan, chondrus crispus, sodium hyaluronate, carboxymethyl chitosan, carbopol, phenoxyethanol, ethylhexylglycerol, arginine.



1 x 30ml Bottle