In the Siberian city of Krasnoyars, snail slime is the fountain of youth. At a spa in the Russian metropolis, African mollusks of varying sizes are placed on the face and body. Their excretions, rich in glycolic acid and elastin, are believed to reduce wrinkles, scars and signs of aging. Unfortunately, the procedure also increases the signs of snails on your face.
8 Grossest Spa Treatments
•April 2, 2012
By Piper Weiss. Snails, snakes and vats of leeches: the recipe for a relaxing day at the spa.