What exactly makes a product ascend to Holy-Grail status? The short answer would be efficacy. The long answer? Your favorite skincare staples are what they are because of what’s in them. Translation: ingredients. And if there’s one ingredient you should be applying in copious amounts, its snail mucin.
Lauded by beauty junkies of all skin types, snail mucin can pretty much do no wrong. Its powerful healing properties can tame inflammation, lighten dark spots, reverse wrinkles, and even control oil. Basically, it’s a goof-proof, universal skin solution. Which makes us wonder: why isn’t there a routine based entirely off of it?
So, that’s exactly what we’re proposing this week with the help of snail slime expert Mizon. Its bestselling formulas are the backbone of this 3-step snail regimen. Trust us, skincare does not get any simpler than this.
STEP 1: CLEANSE
For spotless, squeaky-clean skin, wash your face with the Snail Repairing Foam Cleanser. Its whipped formula whisks away all traces of dirt, while snail mucin filtrate locks in moisture at the same time.
TO USE: Take a pea-sized dollop of product. Mix it water and lather it up between your hands until suds form. Massage the foam into your skin in upward circular motions. Then, rinse with lukewarm water.
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STEP 2: MOISTURIZE
Once your skin is clean and dry, moisturize with the Black Snail All in One Cream. A certified Holy Grail, this cream contains a whopping 90% snail secretion filtrate. The benefits are endless, so you can use it to calm breakouts, even out skin tone, and provide penetrative hydration.
TO USE: Scoop out a pea-sized amount of the cream. Dot it over your forehead, cheeks, nose, and chin. Using the tips of your fingers, massage it in using upward circular motions. Gently pat any residue with your palms for maximum absorption. After, your skin will feel immediately softer and more supple!
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STEP 3: EYE CREAM
Don’t forget your under-eyes! The Snail Repair Eye Cream is a crowd-fave for its anti-wrinkle properties. By boosting the production of new skin cells, it helps banish crow’s feet and plumps up the look of fine lines.
Take a bead-sized amount of cream and dot it across your under-eyes. Using the tip of your ring fingers, gently massage the cream into your skin until it absorbs.
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Simple enough, right? That’s no-fail snail for you!
Shop the Snail Repairing Foam Cleanser for P350 here, the Black Snail All in One Cream for P1,350 here, and the Snail Repair Eye Cream on sale for P294 here (limited time only).
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