It may seem unbelievable but slime produced by snails is very popular in nowadays skin care. It may be new for you but it has been used for many years.
So what can be so attractive about snails? About ten years ago Chilean farmers noticed that after the contact with snails (which they were breeding for export) skin becomes softer and extremely smooth.
Secretion produced by snail`s skin defends it from damage, bacteria and sun rays. And it is rich in proteins that help to stimulate the process of regeneration of skin cells.
Glycolic acid which is contained in slime serves as a natural peeling which removes dead cells. Allantoine stimulates regeneration of skin and it is also has hypoallergenic and healing qualities. Such proteins as collagen and elastine improve skin texture and nourish it. It is also proven that they are effective in regeneration of skin.
In combination with vitamins, they have anti-inflammatory effect. By the way, allantoine is extremely popular and widely used in the USA.
Slime is used in some cosmetic products which are used against stretch marks and in order to get rid of inflammations.
Snails generate slime due to mechanical stress produced on them systematically. After this, accumulated slime is being filtered several times, and only then packed for sale.
Animal products have been used for production of beauty products for centuries. For example masks made from bee sting or snake’s poison used for creation of facial crèmes are known to rejuvenate the skin, by tightening facial muscles. Cow`s brain is said to make your skin tender and soft due to existence of nutrients in it’s content.
In hair industry bull`s seed and ox`s medulla are used in order to strengthen the hair. You may be surprised but all these strange and unpleasant at the first glance products are rather expensive. Celebrities use these products in order to maintain their youth and beauty as long as it is possible.
They also advertise all these cosmetic products. People observe this and they are trying to follow this example.
But you can make your own, absolutely natural mask with snail mucus following this simple recipe. Thanks to volunteers from WikiTalks.
Tokyo spa offers a special service for their clients. They use snails for facial procedures. The procedure looks like that snails are put on the face to crawl for five minutes. This unusual spa costs about one hundred dollars!
They assure that after this procedure, thanks to slime, skin become soft and radiant. It happens because dead cells are removed and skin no longer looks dull. It helps to moisturize and hydrate the skin properly.
These snails are treated in the most careful way. They are given fresh carrots and spinach and they are kept in a capacity with the stable temperature which achieves 20 degrees C.
Procedures based on snail`s slime are met only in Japan. They are so popular because of their famous anti-aging qualities. Unfortunately snail’s slime therapy is not available here. The only thing you can do is to buy facial cream which contains slime.
We will tell you how to save money and you will not need to spend hundreds of dollars or to look for cosmetic products with snail`s slime. You can find snails and to keep them at home. In this case slime masks are available for you any time you want.
This method of skin care will help you to keep your skin clean and radiant. Specialists confirm that this kind of mask is very effective and helps in treatment of acne and scars caused by it. It is also effective in struggle against pigmentation such as age spots and freckles.