Snail Slime Serum (Achatina fulica) as Anti-Acne

Dian Nurul Hidayah | Indonesia

Snail Slime Serum (Achatina fulica) as Anti-Acne

Dian Nurul Hidayah

Indonesia

Detail

Snail mucus contains glycosaminoglycan which functions to bind peptide bond-breaking compounds, as well as achasin protein. The mucus in snails has a biological function, which is to bind to bacterial protein. Snail mucus has antibacterial activity against acne-causing bacteria, namely Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus aureus and Propionibacterium acnes.