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Unique, 12 Strange Ingredients Often Used in Skincare Products

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The use of skincare has arguably become a daily routine. Skincare is important to treat and protect the skin so that we can have a healthy, smooth, clean, and acne-free skin. Generally, skincare products are made from natural ingredients that have a good enough content for facial skin such as argan oil, centella asiatica leaves, green tea, aloevera and others.

However, have you ever heard of skincare products made from some strange ingredients and it is very unlikely to be used for a beauty product?

If so, you do not have to worry because some strange ingredients that are often found in skincare products turn out to be very beneficial for the skin. What are some strange but useful ingredients that are often used as skincare content? let’s check out the review below.

Snail slime

Snail Slime Skincare Products
Snail animals

Snail mucus is very disgusting if applied directly to the face. Nevertheless, snail slime can turn out to be an ingredient for the manufacture of skincare.

This strange ingredient contains many good benefits for the face. Snail slime is believed to prevent wrinkles, tighten pores, flatten facial texture, remove pimple scars, and hydrate the skin.

In Korea, snail slime is often used as one of the basic ingredients of making skincare products. In Japan, there are special facials that use snail slime as one of the series of treatments.

Fish scales

Fish scales
Fish scales

After cleaning the fish, we will definitely remove the scales. Actually, these fish scales can be used loh. This strange ingredient can be used as the content of a skincare product ranging from face cream, lip gloss, to body lotion.

It is quite strange and unique, but in fact fish scales contain collagen which is good for skin care such as removing wrinkles and fine lines, moisturizing and repairing damaged skin structures.

Skincare products containing raw materials fish scales can be said to be safe because in the manufacturing process is not done carelessly.

Fish scales will be destroyed then will be processed naturally to eliminate toxins. With good and correct processing, then skincare containing strange ingredients this one will be safe.

Horse oil

Horse oil
Horse animals

Horse oil is made from horse fat extract where it is very beneficial for the skin. Horse oil is believed to hydrate the skin for up to 72 hours so that skincare products containing horse oil are intended for owners of dry skin, even very dry skin. Not only that, horse oil is also able to disguise black stains on the face due to the presence of linolenic oil content.

Snake venom

Snake venom
The snake that is removing can

Snake venom or commonly known as Syn-ake. Before use, Syn-ake will djadikan snake venom synthesis then processed into skincare products. Even Syn-ake is also used as an alternative to botox.

One of the companies that produce skincare containing snake venom is named Pentapharm in Sweden.

Snake venom is believed to be able to overcome the signs of premature aging such as wrinkles. Therefore, snake venom is often used for anti aging skincare products.

Donkey Milk

Donkey Milk
Donkey animals

In Korea, soy milk is not only made by a drink, but also used as the main ingredient of skincare. This milk has benefits to keep the skin youthful. That’s because donkey milk contains five times more vitamin C than cow’s milk. Not only that, this milk is also rich in proteins that are able to help calm sensitive skin and eczema.

Salmon oil

Salmon oil
Oil from salmon

Not only the meat is beneficial for the health of the body, the oil from salmon is also very beneficial for the skin of the face. Skincare products containing salmon oil are believed to brighten dark circles under the eyes because of the omega-3 content in them so this is perfect for someone who has a habit of staying up late.

Gold

Gold
Skin care with a gold mask

Gold in skincare? Probably already many know about this ingredient in a skincare product. Not least also a series of skin treatments that use gold as a content in skincare products ranging from masks to serums.

Gold can help stimulate collagen production, cleanse the skin thoroughly, disguise wrinkles, and cure allergies.

Sake

Sake
Sake made from fermented rice hasl

Maybe a lot of people know what sake is. Sake is known as a berakohol drink. Nevertheless, sake turns out to have benefits for beauty.

As we know, sake is made from fermented rice containing enzymes that can brighten the face, tighten the skin, and disguise pores.

Kale vegetables

Kale vegetables
Kale vegetables

For people who go on a diet must know this type of vegetables. Kale vegetables are not only used for diet programs, but can also be used for skin care.

Skincare products such as masks containing kale vegetable ingredients are very powerful as an anti aging and skin rejuvenation. That’s because kale contains many vitamins such as vitamins A, C, E, and K and contains minerals.

Caviar

Caviar
Caviar

Not only is it an elegant dish, caviar is also an ingredient used to make a skincare product. Usually the benefits of caviar are often used as an anti aging product because it is rich in amino acids that are able to fight the signs of premature aging.

Not only that, caviar is also able to hydrate the skin and make the face smooth and appear glowing due to the content of vitamins A, D, B1, omega 3 and other amino acid substances in caviar.

Poison Sting bees

skincare content of Poison Sting bees
Bee stings

Although stung by bees it hurts, but the fact that the poison from bee stings is useful loh to improve the skin of our face. Toxins from these bees are believed to enstimulate the skin to produce collagen and elastin that make the skin smooth and soft. In addition, bee venom is also able to overcome acne, make the skin shine and prevent premature aging.

Bamboo

Bamboo
Bamboo

A skincare product that uses bamboo base is believed to be able to maintain skin moisture. It is suitable for someone with dry skin who needs extra hydration and moisture.

From the reviews above, which one do you want to try?

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