Are snail mucous creams beneficial in skin?

Dear Dr, 1. Are snail creams a good moisturiser for oily-combo skin? 2. Is there any truth to the skin lightening or scar healing effects of snail mucous in skin care products? Have a great day! Your site is extremely informative and helpful.

Okay so I know that many (including me) think a certain kind of french snail is delicious but……… wow…..a skin cream.    There is no evidence that I’ve ever seen that snail creams do anything!  I’d say …..please don’t waste your money and time.

I’d love to see some proof and in the meantime……..let’s put it either in the “snake-oil” category or the………….very interesting marketing category.  Here’s a better anti-aging option.

🙂  Dr. I

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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