That was one such long name! Snail products have been in the market for a while now. Many detest applying such type of products on their skin. Many like me will be excited just to hear new ingredients in skincare products. Let us see how this product fared for me.
Formulated with 96% snail secretion filtrate (Mucin), this essence protects the skin from moisture loss while keeping the skin texture smooth and healthy.
1200 INR (approx) / 19 USD for 100ml/ 3.38 fl oz.
My Experience with CosRx Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence:
Snail products are not new when it comes to Korean beauty products, but it was relatively new for me when I first started using this product. All CosRx products come in simple packaging. This snail essence comes in a frosty transparent plastic pump bottle. The cap is not enough for the package to be travel friendly. It needs extra care and protection. The pump is quite convenient to use. Because this essence being made of 96% snail mucin, it is quite sticky to touch.
As you can see in the picture, the essence is very much like a semi-liquid gum. Without the pump, it would have been very difficult to take it out from the bottle. Though I have termed the product similar to a semi-liquid gum, it doesn’t feel like gum when you apply it on face. It is quite easy to spread and doesn’t clump. It doesn’t have a very obvious fragrance or scent. If you are overly sensitive to smell, you might note a hint of it, which definitely smells like nothing once applied.
Not much product is required for a single time use. The essence needs a bit more than average patting for it to get absorbed. It doesn’t go into the skin easily. One should be very careful with the amount of product used. If you are going to apply a lot on the face, it will take long to get fully absorbed.
If you like to use multiple layers of your skin care products, then you can use the second layer once the first layer gets absorbed fully.
It did not cause me any breakouts and it did not tinge when I applied this essence along with other skincare products, so this must be quite multi-regimen friendly.
After a month of using this product once a day, I still had a lot of product left, so the bottle will be there in your shelf for a long time. The effect of this essence is slow but miraculous. When I began using it, some part of skin was left with multiple scars, and uneven skin texture. It refined the texture, and healed scars faster.
This serum does not prevent acne, but reduces the domination time of the acne. It also gives a good amount of hydration to the skin such that I sometimes skip moisturizer since I have combination skin.
Snail products are also said to have anti-aging products and so that is an added benefit. I can’t comment on the anti-aging claims because I am using them as a preventive measure only. With the amount of hydration it gives, I can expect some long-term benefits too. So, I would continue using it.
Pros of CosRx Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence:
- Easy and hygienic pump bottle.
- Small quantity is enough for face and neck.
- Healed acne scars faster.
- Gives a boost of hydration to the skin.
- A good moisturizer for all skin types.
- Has 96 percent snail mucin.
Cons of CosRx Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence:
- If you go a little heavy handed, the essence doesn’t gets absorbed fully, and feels sticky. Moderation is the key to this product.
- If you don’t like snail stuff in beauty products, this is not for you.
Would I Recommend/Repurchase CosRx Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence?
Yes! I have already bought the second one.
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