The Japanese Enjoy New Snail Slime Facials

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When it come to testing out the lastest trends the Japanese don’t travel at snails pace, particularly when it comes to cosmetics.

The Australia News Network reports a salon has recently introduced Japan’s first live snail treatment where recipient are pampered with snails crawling over their face leaving slimey discharge.

The slime, which some say has an anti-ageing effect on human skin, is used by Ci:z.Labo beauty salon in Tokyo to help remove old cells, heal and moisturise the skin.

The snails alone cost around AUD $116 and the as part of the ‘Celebrity Escargot Course’ clients receive an intimate five minutes with the bugs.

Ci:z.Labo has said the therapy is so relaxing it send some users to sleep.


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