The properties of snail slime Helix Aspersa
In cosmetology mostly are used slime snails Helix Aspersa. A substance that secrete these gastropods, prevents injury during movement and promotes rapid healing of injuries. Surprisingly, the slime of snails is able to exert an equally beneficial influence on human skin cells. This substance is successfully used in cosmetology to create anti-aging creams and serums.
Extract the mucus from snails contains vitamins A, C, E, which moisturize, soften, firm the skin and nourish it. They are also able to improve the complexion and reduce the intensity of inflammatory processes. The slime of snails is a valuable natural source of allantoin, which is an efficient regenerator and antioxidant. This substance is rapidly absorbed, penetrating into the deep layers of the skin. It promotes fast healing of wounds, ulcers and burns, prevents the development of keloids.
Snail slime is also a natural source of collagen and elastin. These proteins are the main building material of the skin, making it supple and elastic. The collagen that is found in snail slime has the ability to bind and retain water. The human skin is a substance that forms a breathable film, which perfectly protects the skin from drying out.
Glycolic acid is a component of snail mucus, with the qualities of chemical peeling. This ingredient removes dead skin cells, cleans pores, and plugged sebaceous glands. Glycolic acid also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant action. In addition, snail mucus is a natural antibiotic that effectively prevents the development of inflammation. It lightens dark spots and blocks UV rays.
The use of snail slime
Cosmetic products, containing the slime of snails Helix Aspersa, have a complex effect on the skin. They are able to nourish, moisturize, tone and protect from sunlight. Anti-aging agents with snail mucus effectively reduce wrinkles, increase skin elasticity and fighting with age spots. Creams and whey-based extract of snail do not cause allergic reactions, so can be used by pregnant women to prevent stretch marks.
Some beauty salons offering snail massage. Face client pre-cleaned and liberally smeared with milk. Several snails are allowed to crawl across the face, leaving a track of healing slime. Then remove the clams and wait 15-20 minutes to dry mucus. Then the face wash with warm water.