Crawling back the years with snail slime

A new beauty treatment is gaining popularity in Japan, where live snails are used to remove dead skin and clear pores.

“Slime from snails helps remove old cells, heal the skin after sunburn and moisturize it,” said Manami Takamura, a spokeswoman for the Tokyo-based beauty salon Ci:z.Labo, while placing three of the gastropods on a woman’s face.

Click here to read more and see the snails in action

Please note: the FHT does not endorse this treatment.

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