Not worth the hype: Mizon Snail Ampoule
This was the first ampoule I’ve ever used. I had high hopes after seeing rave reviews on r/AsianBeauty, but this did not live up to the hype for me. MIZON - Snail Repair Intensive Ampoule
Texture - goopy and viscous, but I would still consider this a serum consistency rather than a gel or lotion. Takes a while to sink into the skin.
Scent - no noticeable scent for me
Application - It comes in a little glass bottle with a dropper, which I actually appreciated since the bottle is opaque.
Results - I used this at night after I washed my face and before my moisturizer. At first, I didn’t notice any differences in hydration, other than making me feel like my skin was sticky. But after a few weeks, I started to get little red rash patches/bumps on my face. I stopped using this product and the red patches/bumps have gone away, so I think I may have been allergic to something in this product. My boyfriend also tried this serum on his face and got a similar reaction.Overall thoughts: I would not recommend this product given that I think I had some irritation due to it and that I did not feel any differences in hydration. I’ve since seen some articles about allergies to snail mucin, so definitely patch test before you try out a snail product for the first time!
Jul. 1, 2020
crys.gI put the product in my basket from last week but I don't know if it'll be good. Thank u for the review!!!
Jul. 3, 2020·1 like
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lavido-Invigorating Facial Serum
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COSRX-Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence
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