Korean Beauty: Rise of the Snail Revolution

Article by Maureen Kasuku
Posted: December 18, 2019

What is the price of beauty?

The beauty industry has always dictated the new regiments and fads. Right now, Korean beauty regiments are all the rage.  The new fad is Snail Skincare treatment.

Let’s be honest, any mention of slime is disgusting and off-putting. But what would you say if I told you snail slime is good for your skin?

Snail essence has been the product on demand that has left the beauty industry craving for more. The snail excretions use slime as the key ingredient for the products. But this isn’t the first this craze has been mentioned. In ancient Greece, it was used as skin treatment as it has healing properties for burns and inflamed skin. In the 1980’s Chilean farmers, found the potential of snail slime business after handling them. They noticed that after handling them, their hands were smoother and the small scars had healed. The trend is back, bigger than ever and has been linked to the Korean beauty trend.

The slime helps in the regeneration of skin cells, retains moisture, oxygenates, revitalizes and rejuvenates the skin.  And as a plus gives a youthful feel and look.

The benefits of snail essence is no longer a secret as there is a bombardment of products all over the internet.  Products such as snail creams, snail masks, and snail serums are in demand.

Where can you find them?

Instagram pages such as  GlowSecret, heavily advertise and offer Korean products in Kenya. Also, check out Jumia your one-stop shop for all products sells different snail products online.



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HUGE RESTOCK ON YOUR FAVORITE COSRX SNAIL 96 ESSENCE 💕 COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence is an elasticity enhancing essence, containing snail secretion filtrate to help soothe skin. Benefits: Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence is enriched with hypoallergenic snail secretion filtrate and other nutritious ingredients to improve damaged skin and keep it moisturized all day. How to Use: Take an appropriate amount and spread onto face. Tap with fingertips along skin texture to enhance absorption. Size: 100ml

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If we told you to slather snail mucus all over your face, would you do it? What if we told you it would hydrate, stimulate collagen, and promote a gorgeous, glowy, plump complexion? Would you jump on it? Try the benefits of snail mucin with our best selling curated snail products.. Swipe right on all the snail products that are in stock 💕💕 #snailmucin#snailrepairinggelcream#snail#skincare#skincaretips#followglowsecretforskincaretips#onestopskincareshop

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iUNIK – Black Snail Restore Serum 50ml Anti-aging serum enriched with 70% Black Snail Extract and 5 Black Super Food to nourish skin’s natural power to create elastic, smooth skin with radiance Patented HG ingredients facilitate recovery of tired skin while Centella Asiatica contents help alleviate traces of freckles and stains for vibrant, flawless skin Double functional product for Whitening & Wrinkle Care by Niancinamide and Adenosine How to use: After facial cleansing or using toner, apply a proper amount to your face and gently dap for absorption.

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Would you try the snail slime beauty regiment?

About the author

Maureen Kasuku

Maureen is our resident cat lady and Beyoncé stan. She writes about spas, brunch and ballet recitals but has never been to any. Moonlights as a social justice activist in her spare time. She knows things and is obnoxiously opinionated on the internet but not in real life


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