Snail Escargot Cream craze spreading to the rest of asia


In 2009, there was a boom in the popularity of snail creams in Korea.


In 2010, the snail cream craze heightened and now in 2011, it has spread to Japan and sooner or later – the rest of Asia.


Snail Creams are a hit among Japanese tourists in Korea. Japanese brands has been monitoring this situation and will be introducing their own snail creams this year.


Amore Pacific’s Etude House released their snail cream at the end of last year. The cream contains 73% of snail extract and is paraben-free, artificial colouring-free, artificial fragrance free and alcohol free.


LG’s The Face Shop launched also their version of the snail cream called  Sseal Secret Seal Of Nature which contains 60% Snail Mucin together with Panthenol and paraben-free.


The most famous of the lot is probably the snail cream from It’s Skin. Aiming at a higher-end market and luxurious packaging, their Prestige Creme Escargot was such a hit that a lotion, emulsion, bb cream, and body cream from the Escargot line was introduced. The It’s Skin cream contains 12,600mg of snail mucin.


Nature Republic has also joined the bandwagon recently and will be introducing their Snail Therapy Set which will consist of a Cream, Serum and Eye cream.


Tony Moly has also introduced their Live Snail Intense Repair line which started from a cream and now expanded to an eye cream, mask and serum due to high demands.


Elisha Coy has also recently introduced their Skin Repair Snail cream, and has achieved amazing sales after being introduced in Japan in just one day! The Elisha Coy Snail Cream consists of 91% Snail Mucin with Hyaluronic Acid and Aloe Vera extracts. A Mask and Eye Patch will also be released.


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VoV has also recently released their snail cream called Es : Pair Snail Ampoule Cream containing 71% Snail Filtrate.


Here is a list of all the Korean brands which have a snail line. Included are also the Korean names if you want to purchase them on Gmarket :


Brand Title Capacity Price
Nature Republic Snail Therapy Set (스네일 테라피 80 크림) Cream (55ml) + Serum Ampoule (30ml) + Eye Cream (20ml) 69,000 wons (for 3 products)
The Face Shop Sseal Snail Rejuvenating Cream 씰: 리쥬브네이팅 50ml 42,000 won
Magis Lene 마지스 레네 Magis Lene Celvien Choc 셀비앙쇽 셀 리페어링 울트라 크림 50g 75,000 won
Etude House Darling Cream 달링 크림 50ml 23,000 won
Elisha Coy 스킨 리페어링 스네일 크림 50g 45,000 won
It’s Skin 스킨 리페어링 스네일 크림 60ml 60,000 won
Tony Moly 인텐스 리페어 라이브 45ml 36,000
VoV 에스페어 스네일 앰플 크림 Unknown Unknown

I’m sure that there’s a reason behind all these hype and craze. We’ve tried a few snail creams and we’ve generally liked all of it. Somehow you can’t just go wrong with Snail Creams!


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0 responses to “Snail Escargot Cream craze spreading to the rest of asia”

  1. I’ve tried it’s skin snail cream. And love it so much. It smells so good. And it is so pretty on your dressing table. And it works well for all types of skin! LOVE!

  2. Could you tell me what’s the effect of snail cream please, i’ve try Nature Republic snail cream and ampoule (well i got the samples XD) but i don’t know how it works. ^^;

    detailed review of It’s skin Snail cream please.

  3. Hi jliely,

    I have sensitive combination skin (oily at the t-zone area, dry around the cheek). I am not promoting any brands here. Here’s my humble opinion about it’s skin snail cream.

    I always use it’s skin snail cream night and day. Well I don’t use all the products from it’s skin, so my toner and serums and others are from other brands.
    However, it’s skin snail cream works well with any brands. Have tried mixing it with european brands as well as other japanese brands.
    I apply this cream after I’ve applied my toner and serum.
    Just use a pea size for each use. My face is quite big. Haha.
    And a small pea size is enough cover my face.
    For easy application, you should smooth this cream on your palm first. Like warm it up for a while then you apply it to your face.
    I saw improvement in just one night. So, give it a try!
    It smells really nice and it does not irritate my uber sensitive skin.
    Hope this helps!

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