Latest beauty trend in Japan: Snail facial - KCTV5 News

Latest beauty trend in Japan: Snail facial

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How far would you go to keep a youthful appearance?

Some women in Japan are paying $100 to have spas put snails on their faces.

Apparently, the snails have secret beauty-boosting mucus they leave behind as they slide across your face.

According to some medical professionals, the snail slime is packed with proteins, antioxidants and an acid that helps the skin retain moisture and reduce redness.

Let us know what you think of this beauty trend. Tweet us #SnailfacialCBSATL or share with us on Facebook.

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