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Holy Snails

First Snow Essence

Mists and Essences


What is it?

They say: First Snow Essence is a featherlight essence with 5% Ceramides Complex to keep your skin's barrier healthy, and a smorgasbord of two dozen hanbang/herbal extracts to feed and soothe your face. The Hydrolyzed Oats is what gives it that silky soft finish, and helps to hydrate your skin. This essence is chock full of extracts, but to name a few, Ginseng, Horse Chestnut, Chamomile, Centella...

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About the brand

Holy Snails was inspired by conversations with our fellow skincare lovers. We were tired of beauty brands loading up their products with fillers and fragrances instead of truly beneficial ingredients. We longed for formulations that are simple, direct, and made to work. So that’s what we created. Holy Snails products are designed from the ground up. We research the effectiveness and safety of every ingredient we use and include each one for a specific purpose. Ingredients are chosen to complement each other and create a more powerful whole. When we use ingredients with data on optimal concentrations, we use them in those concentrations to maximize results. We believe that good ingredients are meant to be used in the correct amounts—not in fractions of an undisclosed percent that don’t do anything except sound nice on a label. As part of our formulation process, we strive to create products appropriate for all skin types. With the exception of our heavier Perseids Oil (which is still used and loved by some oily skin types!), all of our skincare is meant for every skin type and every age.

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Full Ingredient List

Distilled Water, Hydrolyzed Oats, Ginseng Extract, Horse Chestnut Extract, Calendula Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Chamomile Extract, Ginger Root Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Extract, Goji Berry Extract, Green Tea Extract, Helichrysum Extract, Hibiscus Extract, Iris Florentina Extract, Licorice Root Extract, Pumpkin Seed Extract, Ceramide 3, Ceramide 6, Ceramide EOP, Phytosphingosine, Cholesterol, Abronia Villosa Leaf Extract, Agave Americana Stem Extract, Blue Lotus Extract, Evening Primrose Root Extract, Fouqueria Splendens Stem Extract, Mushroom Extract, Opuntia Coccinellifera Flower Extract, Yucca Brevifolia Root Extract, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Carbomer, Xanthum Gum, Glycerin,Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Wasabi Root Extract, Garlic Bulb Extract, Propylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Disodium EDTA

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