Okay hands up all who read the title and thought eeeuuuuuuggghhhhh she put snail snot on her face???? I know there will be a few of you lol, but, don’t worry I will say when I first heard of products containing this slime like secretion I was, well lets say not quite sure if I wanted to try them. There are so many trends that come along one minute have their moment and then vanish again into a distant memory a bit like urine therapy – (apparently it works but isn’t something i’d consider unless those pesky zombies attack.)
Skin Chemists is a company that I started buying from many years ago. Recently as you may have now gathered I ordered a Advanced Snail Duo Moisturiser and I thought you might like to hear more about this product and my findings. I did finish this product a little while back so this post is well overdue.
This has been inspired by popular Korean treatments. Skin Chemists use the antioxidant properties found in the secretion from snails (Poly-Helixan) and combine this with other natural ingredients to create a formula with the aim of delaying “premature ageing of the skin, whilst reducing visible age spots and providing protection from free radical damage.”
Tiare flower extract and coconut oil have been added to hydrate, repair, soothe and purify the skin. The addition of Vitamin E helps moisturise and protect against environmental damage whilst the creatine stimulates skin cell metabolism as well as increasing moisture levels and protecting the skin.
The cream is designed to be used in the morning and again before bed and comes in a chic looking 50ml pump bottle. I love pump dispensing bottles as they make it easier to control the amount of product that comes out and helps reduce waste. The bottle itself is quite stylish. The moisturiser is formulated to help repair the skin and protect from daily damage from environmental factors.
Non greasy formula which absorbs quickly into the skin and leaves a matte finish and a good base for make up. My make up, a basic foundation and concealer looked great when applied on top of this and stayed in place too. I loved the sweet fruity aroma of the cream.
I found that the cream gave my skin a great looking glow and made it look bright and healthy too within about a week and a half to two weeks and my skin seemed firmer by the time I had finished the bottle a few weeks later. It’s priced at £114.90 but as you have gathered by now I am pretty good at finding bargains and have found a simple search can mean you can bag one for just over £30!!!
What do you think, would you give this a go or does the snail secretion put you off?
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