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People do lots of strange things in the name of beauty, from using snake venom gel eye patches to applying snail mucin to skin. Slathering snail slime on our faces might sound strange, but snail mucin is naturally packed with hyaluronic acid, glycolic acid and peptides, which are key to unlocking a hydrated and glowing complexion.
Snail mucin has been a trending skin care ingredient in South Korea for a while, and it’s made its way to the Western market too. Is putting snail slime on our faces really worth it?
To get the answer, read on to see whether the COSRX Snail Trial Kit “snailed” it in my daily skin care routine. The kit includes a gel cleanser, essence, eye cream and cream in travel sizes.
What it claims:
Formulated with snail mucin and 10,000ppm of snail secretion filtrate to hydrate and regenerate skin, this cleanser…