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It's slime time — this 'remarkable' snail mucin moisturizer is $16, over 40% off

'The hype is real. You must get and use this product,' says one of nearly 14,000 fans.

Did you know that snail slime (known as snail mucin) is one of the hottest ingredients in skin care products right now? The curious and even slightly icky-seeming excretion has made a huge mark on the beauty world, for turning back the hands of time on the skin. First popularized in South Korea, the ingredient has shown promise in softening fine lines and crow's feet, repairing dry skin, fighting visible skin aging and even protecting the skin from environmental stressors. You can revel in all the benefits of snail mucin with the SeoulCeuticals Snail Mucin Moisturizer, a K-Beauty sensation that is currently discounted by over 40% off to just $16 a jar.

This cream contains a 97.5% concentration of snail mucin, a skin-loving ingredient that some say smooths skin and prevents acne.

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It's time to get your slime on — the SeoulCeuticals Snail Mucin Moisturizer is on sale now for just $16 (down from $28), a glorious over-45% off discount. Compared to the popular CosRX Snail Mucin Repair Cream, you're paying a similar price for a higher concentration of snail mucin in the product — talk about bang for your buck! If we were you, we'd move faster than, well, a snail and pick up a jar pronto while it's still heavily marked down.

First thing's first: Yep, there's snail slime in this moisturizer; no, no snails were harmed in the making of this product. So, erm, why would we want to have snail gunk in our face cream? Certain studies have shown that the unconventional ingredient (a Korean beauty favorite) might be a boon for skin care, as it is thought to help prevent acne, improve fine lines and crow's feet, and even contribute to brighter, more youthful-looking skin. With a 97.5% concentration of snail mucin in the cream, it has an even higher amount of the ingredient than the famous CosRX Snail Mucin Serum, which only boasts a 96% concentration. (Hey, a little bit can mean a big deal!) You can feel good about choosing this moisturizer, too, because the snail mucin is ethically harvested in a cruelty-free environment where snails are allowed to "live and move about in an organic fashion just as they would in the wild." Cute!

Also cute? How you'll be looking after using this moisturizer consistently. Along with snail mucin, the cream includes shea butter, aloe, jojoba oil, vitamin B5, organic green tea and vitamin E, all thought to be beneficial ingredients for maintaining a healthy, more youthful complexion. The cream is also non-comedogenic, so you won't have to worry about clogging up your pores.

jar of moisturizer next to woman with glowing smooth skin
A highly-rated moisturizer at a steep discount? Snail yes! (Amazon)

Beauty experts and newbies alike adore the SeoulCeuticals Snail Mucin Moisturizer, with nearly 14,000 shoppers on Amazon alone giving the cream a fresh-faced five-star rating.

"Never knew snail mucin could be so soothing," marveled one beauty maven. "Smells great, combination of ingredients are very interesting ... I think it helps with fine lines and makes pores a bit smaller. Very hydrating, smoothing and non-irritating."

Another customer called the product "remarkable," adding, "The first day I put it on ... my skin tightened up within minutes. ... After one week, I can see a definite improvement in my skin."

Mature users also experienced a big difference with consistent use of the moisturizer. "I am 70 and have had lip lines for years. After about six months of continued use, twice a day, my lip lines and crow's feet are almost gone," gushed a happy shopper. "The hype is real. You must get and use this product. Hydration is key, and this product is the best. I am not a paid spokesperson, but I wish I was." They also added, "My neck is wrinkle-free as well!"

"The only thing I don’t like is the orange smell. I’m not fond of it," confessed a reviewer.

A final user wrote, "I don't know a ton about skincare, but this is by far my favorite nightly moisturizer. The only issue that I have with it is that it doesn't have the most pleasant smell, and it can leave your face looking a little greasy if you wear it during the day."

Along with the addition of snail slime, this moisturizer includes beneficial ingredients like vitamins E and B5, shea butter and jojoba oil to help promote a brighter, more youthful complexion.

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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