Escargot is the French word for SNAILS…Why am I writing about snails in a beauty and skincare blog? Reason is snail secretion aka Snail Slime has become a top skin-care phenomenon. Snail slime has been an in-demand ingredient in beauty products for years, prized for its supposed anti-aging and skin-rejuvenating properties.
Asian women have used snail slime for quite a long while now. However, for the truly adventurous, spas in Tokyo have started offering facials using real live snails leaving their slippery mucus trail all over your face! Yum!