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  • Can snail slime really make you look younger?
  • Can snail slime really make you look younger?
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Dr. Organic Snail Gel: beauty with the ‘ewww’ factor

The sight of a snail is often met with disgust, with many considering the slimy-skinned molluscs to be pretty gross. So imagine putting some on your face and letting them roam around. Disgusting? Mad? It’s actually a new beauty treatment gaining supporters across the UK.

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The mere sight of a snail is often met with cries of disgust. It’s no secret that most people find these molluscs – with their slimy flesh and sticky secretions – pretty gross. So imagine putting some on your face and letting them roam around. Disgusting? Mad? It’s actually a new beauty treatment which is gathering acolytes across the UK.

Dr. Organic Snail Gel capitalises on the purported beauty properties of the trail left behind by these creatures. Unsightly ingredients are nothing new within the beauty industry, but the brand is heralding a change, putting questionable substances centre stage ...

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