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It might not be what you imagine when you book a facial.
But in this salon in Tokyo, snail slime is the latest trend.
It's claimed the treatment makes skin supple, and can help repair sunburn damage, though it has not yet been clinically tested.
Beauticians here think the treatment will eventually catch on, though at $100 a session, this might happen at a snail's pace.
a beauty treatment to keep the skin on the face healthy
sticky liquid substance, often produced by fish and snails
easy to bend, not stiff
people trained to improve the appearance of their customers
- at a snail's pace