About the product

What Is It:

If you love what snail mucin does for your skin, this essence is for you. Formulated with a whopping 96% low-stimulation filtered snail secretion filtrate, this essence just may be your do-it-all anti-ager! Snail mucin is rich in elastin, proteins, copper peptides, hyaluronic acid, glycolic acid, and has antimicrobial properties. What all this means for your skin is that it hydrates, firms, smooths skin texture and fine lines, reduces acne scars, strengthens the skin barrier, and prevents moisture loss. Suitable for all skin types.

Our insight:

Got oily, acne-prone skin? Try this snail mucin essence, which is excellent for healing, soothing, and repairing skin. Read our review on other recommended products for oily skin here.

How to use:

After cleansing and toning, apply a small amount on your entire face. Gently pat in to enhance absorption. Follow with moisturizer.


Snail Secretion Filtrate, Betaine, Butylene Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Panthenol, Arginine, Allantoin, Ethyl Hexanediol, Sodium Polyacrylate, Carbomer, Phenoxyethanol

Brand info:

A true breakout star in the highly competitive world of K-beauty, COSRX’s popularity spread by word-of-mouth through the blogosphere rather than marketing. Founded with the simple mission of good, effective skincare ingredients, as little of the bad stuff as possible, open communication with their customers, minimal marketing, and affordability, COSRX believes in spending their money on ingredients and effectiveness rather than packaging and promotions. To that end, they focus on their ground game, listening to customer feedback to refine and formulate their products and provide better service. From their cult favorite One Step Pimple Clear Pads to their Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser, COSRX epitomizes the future of K-beauty.

Reviews & Comments 33


Insanely smooth, non-sticky, gel-like consistency formula that is incredibly hydrating! I have been using this Snail Mucin versus a very expensive hyaluronic acid and hands down this is 10x better! The texture of my skin on my face, neck, and chest is smooth as silk. Get on the snail train and don't overthink it ~ it's a no brainer;)


I love this stuff. I saw an immediate difference on my neck and chest. I highly recommend and great price point.


This is hands-down the BEST snail mucin product on the market, in my opinion! This fragrance free formula is so soothing and gentle to the skin. Snail mucin provides healing, anti-aging and even anti-acne benefits! This formula soaks into the skin so beautifully. If you have skin, you need this product!


I've been testing this product out for a little over two months now and am absolutely loving it! The consistency is nothing abnormal; it's a lot like a hyaluronic acid serum I've also been trying. This product is so gentle and can be applied to pretty much any skin type/concern and delivers incredible benefits. A real do-it-all essence! I've definitely noticed a difference in my skin's smoothness, moisture, and texture while also seeing a significant improvement in my oil production levels. I can't recommend this enough!


🐌 Don’t be a slow poke to the snail train! You are over thinking it. It’s not sticky, it’s not slimy and best of all it’s got no discernible fragrance, residue, or heaviness. This lightweight treatment completely absorbs into the skin and is a great addition, especially to your summertime skincare routine!


THIS. IS. IT. HONEY. Dry skin? Oily skin? Acne prone skin? Aging skin? SNAIL MUCIN'S GOTCHU. Seriously, this is your go-to essence for every skin type/concern. The list of benefits that you will see from using a product with snail mucin is endless - and the price point is unbeatable! With a whopping 96% snail secretion, this is a MUST HAVE in every skincare routine! I can't sing the praises of this product loud enough for the people in the back. If you're on the fence, don't be. I promise you won't regret it! If you have more questions on... Read more


My skin feels so nice and plump after using this product. Snail Secretion is one of me HOLY GRAILS, its healing and repairing properties make your skin tighten and improve its texture. This is a great ally to repair your skin's moisture barrier.


Butylene glycol is another key ingredient worth noting because not only does it offer hydrating benefits, but it also works to help active ingredients better penetrate the skin. Def a go to for my clients with: hyperpigmentation, acne prone and oily skin


I love Korean skincare and the thought of snails is strange but not enough to gross me out. You want your skin to glow, this is a great way to start. I used to buy this from amazon but what I hated is the price would fluctuate a lot. Love that I can get my products here.


Ok so I am really new to Korean skincare so i had never used an essence before and I have oily skin so i was affraid of how this was gonna feel on my skin but i was aurprised how much i actually like it. Leaves your skin looking glowy but not oily doesn’t make my skin feel like and oil mess during the day. Guess im a fan of snail mucin now


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