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 Snail filtrate, a popular Korean beauty trend, has finally made its way to the west. And for good reason, too. Snail filtrate, otherwise known as snail slime or snail essence, has tons of skin benefits, including:

  • It nourishes and protects skin
  • It kills acne-causing bacteria
  • It helps fade scars
  • It stimulates cell renewal
  • It heals wounds
  • It promotes skin health
  • It minimizes pores

Want to get in on the snail filtrate craze? Here are 10 wacky beauty products that contain it:

Missha Super Aqua Cell Renewal Snail Sleeping Mask

1. Missha Super Aqua Cell Renewal Snail Sleeping Mask

This mask is designed for women in their 20s and 30s. It helps to even out skin texture, boosting the absorption of skincare products. what's more, this product revitalizes skin, increases elasticity, and prevents skin damage.

Cosrx Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence

2. Cosrx Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence

This serum contains 98% snail filtrate, enhancing your skin's natural glow. It helps to hydrate, repair, and tone skin, boosting skin elasticity and maintaining skin moisture.

Luminositie Snail Essence Renewal

3. Luminositie Snail Essence Renewal

This Korean skincare cream enhances skin's complexion. It contains natural acids, proteins, and elastin, replenishing moisture and protecting skin from damage.

Skederm Snail Jelly Mask

4. Skederm Snail Jelly Mask

This face mask contains highly concentrated snail filtrate along with added nutrients, such as rosemary leaf, sesame seed, licorice root, and chamomile flower. It regenerates and hydrates skin, locking in moisture.

Petitfee Gold Snail Hydrogel Eye Patch

5. Petitfee Gold & Snail Hydrogel Eye Patch

These eye patches soaked in snail filtrate firm and tighten the under eye area for a more youthful look. Just apply them for 30 minutes each day to reap the benefits.

Mizon All In One Snail Repair Cream

6. Mizon All In One Snail Repair Cream

This face cream contains 92% snail filtrate, helping to fight fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, and blemishes. It also increases skin's elasticity and brightness.

Dermal Korea Snail Collagen Essence Full Face Sheet Mask

7. Dermal Korea Snail Collagen Essence Full Face Sheet Mask

Straight from Korea, this face mask is infused with snail filtrate, delivering vital nutrients to your skin in minutes.

Benton Snail Bee High Content Essence

8. Benton Snail Bee High Content Essence

This face serum contains both snail filtrate and bee venom, both of which contain anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. These two powerful ingredients help to heal scars, brighten skin tone, and maintain skin's hydration.

Nature Republic Snail Solution

9. Nature Republic Snail Solution Essence

This face serum made in Korea contains 68% snail secretion, which hydrates and protects skin. The result? Radiant, youthful-looking skin after a few applications.

Naruko Snail Essence Intense Hydra Repair Mask

10. Naruko Snail Essence Intense Hydra Repair Mask

This Korean face mask is made with pure snail filtrate, resulting in superior brightening effects. This mask also firms your skin. It's ideal for all skin types, including dull, dry, and aging skin.

When it comes to beauty, think outside the box

Although it might sound weird, snail filtrate has amazing skin benefits -- it helps to hydrate, even out, and brighten skin. Sometimes the best beauty products are the weirdest ones. Remember it might take a few weeks before you start to notice the results of snail filtrate.

References
  1. "Americans are Putting Snail Slime on Their Faces," CNN, November 13, 2017.
  2. "So That's Why People are Putting Snail Essence on Their Faces," Huffington Post, June 13, 2017.
  3. "The 10 Best Snail Slime Products For Your Face," Paper, January 19, 2018.

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