Used as a traditional healing and beauty ingredient on the island, throughout the Americas and beyond for centuries, snail extract is also widely incorporated into the country's mainstream cosmetics, including popular Dominican hair treatments like Halka Baba de Caracol. Recently, the slime has been garnering interest all over the world, and it is currently the subject of many studies looking into its bioactive properties.
Rich in glycoproteins and antioxidants, it's certainly packed with many appealing constituents. They give snail slime some amazing properties that make this gloopy goo a truly multifunctional, 100% natural ingredient.
Reason #2: Snail Slime Protects Hair From Damage
Dominicans use it in natural blends to protect their hair and skin from the rays of the strong Caribbean sun. Recent studies indicate it can also protect against free radicals whichdamage your hair and skin.
Snail extract is equally effective in protecting hair from the mechanical damage caused by day-to-day styling pressure, from combing, brushing and styles that use tension and torsion.
Reason #3: Snail Slime Soothes The Scalp
These powerful properties making it great for calming a stressed, inflamed scalp, particularly one exposed to damaging heat and chemical burns.
Reason #4: Snail Slime Smooths and Softens Hair
Reason #5: Snail Slime Provides Detangling Slip
Brushes and combs glide through tresses coated with this super slippery natural lubricant. Snail slime's turbo detangling slip takes a load of strain off your tresses, saving on styling time and minimising the kind of mechanical damage that cuts into your progress when trying to grow out your hair.
Reason #6: Snail Slime Leaves Hair Glossy
Reason #7: Snail Slime Boosts Curl Definition
One slime is more watery and acts like a lubricant, while the other, more viscous and elastic slime, functions as an adhesive. The adhesive slime is a natural gel and, with its inherent fixative properties, it can help individual curly fibres meld together into defined supercurls.
Snail Extract - The Missing Ingredient?
And to supercharge your moisture levels, try moisture training your hair with baba de caracol.
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