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🐌 I Dream a Slimy Dream of Hydration 🐌

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KayRodriguez
At first reading the words “slimy”, “snail” and “mucin” may not sound too appealing when thinking of products to add to your skincare routine. However, have you researched the benefits of snail mucin for the skin? Here’s a few:
✨ Allantoin - a skin conditioning and protecting agent that is reported to have keratolytic, hydrating, epithelializing, and anti-irritant activities
✨ Glycolic Acid - an AHA that acts as a chemical exfoliant to remove dead skin cells, boost collagen production and reduce premature aging
✨ Hyaluronic Acid - used to bind water to the skin and prevent transepidermal water loss (TEWL)
✨ Naturally Antibacterial - to prevent and destroy the growth of bacteria
It doesn’t sound as gross now, right? 🌚 With 96% snail mucin in this 100ml essence, it certainly packs a delicate punch of skin benefits. Price? The price overall isn’t too bad considering you really only need two little pumps of this essence to cover your entire face. I got it off of Amazon for about $19 USD. Recommended For? I would recommend this for all skin types. I have dehydrated, sensitive, acne-prone / oily skin and my husband has dry acne-prone skin and we both absolutely adore this essence. It leaves our faces feeling SO hydrated and calm. ✨✨🐌 Texture? 😂 it is SLIMY, as expected, however it glides effortlessly on the skin and absorbs pretty quickly. It doesn’t leave your skin feeling sticky or slimy either, just hydrated and nice ✨ How to use it? I like to use this after my toner, to give my skin a boost of hydration and prep for serums. I use only two small pumps and it covers my face entirely. ✨ Do I Like it? To say that I like it would be an understatement 💙 I love how it makes my skin feel, my skin feels hydrated, plump and soft after using it and it hasn’t caused any breakouts, in fact it helps keep my skin calm ✨ Overall Thoughts? Overall I think this essence is a fantastic addition to a routine, AM and PM. Its hydrating, calming and provides many benefits for the skin. The price point isn’t cheap, at least to me, but considering how long it will last with only two pumps per use, I think the price is fair. COSRX is quickly becoming one of my favorite brands and may even take over my routine 🌝 What do you think? Are you willing to put snail slime on your face? 🌚🐌🌝
Aug. 19
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debbigwow I love you tattoo!! it looks so cool!!
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PLEASE HELP. I’m desperate to heal my skin! 😭
Y’all, I’ve struggled with skin picking for a few years. A number of months ago I committed to stopping, because I desperately wanted clearer skin. The last few months have been a journey, but for awhile I was doing great. Fast forward to a 3 days ago, and I accidentally over-exfoliated my skin. Making matters worse, I relapsed with skin picking. I didn’t think I did much damage—I noticed my behaviors and stopped immediately, but because my skin was already in a compromised state, my skin wasn’t as resilient as it has been in the past. My birthday is in 6 days, and for the past couple of weeks I made it my goal to have clearer skin by my birthday (see the before photo 😭). Had I not messed with my skin, I’d be in great shape right now, but that is not my current reality. My skin is nearly perfect, sans the wounded areas, which are...awful. I know it is unrealistic to heal my skin within the next few days, but do y’all have advice for products I could use potentially to speed things along and minimize scarring? In general, I’ve been using Curology - Curology formula up until the over-exfoliating disaster, and I’m hoping to resume it once my skin is in a better state. At the current moment, I’m not using exfoliators of any type, nor retinols or derivatives of retinol. For the past two nights I’ve been applying a mask of aloe vera, manuka honey (UMF 26), and pure jojoba oil, and leaving it on overnight, which hasn’t hurt, but I imagine there’s more I can be doing. Earlier today I applied another thin layer of honey and aloe, and left it on my face for 15-20mins, and rinsed with room temp water, followed by cold water. - I followed that up by The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%. - Applied a layer of COSRX - Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence - Followed it up with Curology - The Moisturizer(I use their ‘rich moisturizer). - And applied a layer of Aquaphor - Healing Ointment Tubeto the wounded areas. Posting this is embarrassing AF and really difficult for me, but I am literally desperate to get things to a better state if I can. I’m willing to try nearly anything. Please, please help if you can.
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