Chilean Guava : the Benefits - Caracol Skincare

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Unusual but yet so amazing for your skin. Snail slime is filled with beauty-enhancers like hyaluronic acid, collagen, glycolic acid, elastin and copper peptides. It naturally fills fine lines, reduces acne scars, stretch marks and smoothes the skin. The properties of snail mucin have been known since the Antiquity and have been used by the Mapuche tribe, Southern Chile, for ages before anyone started to sell it. Discover this ancestral life-savior now and save your skin from aging!


Chilean Guava : the Benefits

Published : 09/10/2018 11:18:54
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Have you ever heard about the Chilean Guava? Its leaves extract has been used by the Mapuche Indians since Antiquity for its medical properties. Let's focus on this amazing fruit. 

Chilean Guava

As it is written in its name: Chilean Guava, you easily guess, it's a fruit from Chile, South America. These fruits are actual berries also called « ugni molinae », ou « murtilla » in Spanish. From 5mm to 1cm of diameter, you can eat these little berries at the end of the summer. They kind of taste like a mix of wild strawberries and myrtle. You can easily tell if the fruit is ripe by its color. A light red with whites spots means it's ready to be eaten! 

Did you know the tree could reach up to 2 meters? It blossoms in the springs. The flowers of the Chilean Guava tree look like small pink bells. As for its leaves, they last all year long!

Chilean Guava benefits

Thanks to its main actives: triterpenes, polyphenols, the Chilean Guava is a natural antioxidant and anti-aging. It has 5 times more vitamin C than in an orange and also lots of vitamin A, iron and phosphorus. These nutrients improve the skin condition and protect it from external aggressions. 

The Cosmetics Use of Chilean Guava

Chilean Guava is used in cosmetics to create powerful anti-aging face creams. 

The Chilean Guava Properties:

  • Reduces the wrinkles
  • Firms the skin
  • Boosts elasticity
  • Reshape the oval of the face


The Medical Use of Chilean Guava

The Chilean Guava is originally used in the Chilean traditional medicine. You can extract the leaves, the barks, the young branches and, also the non-mature fruits. 

The virtues of the Guava: 

  • Antidiarrheal actions
  • Astringent and stimulating
  • Reduce coughs and sore throat
  • Fight infections and inflammatory states
  • Accelerate the healing process 

The Chilean Guava based Cream

Caracol Skincare, expertise in snail creams, adds guava leaves extracts in their high class skincare. It fight wrinkles and premature aging. 

You can find some Chilean Guava in :

-       Anti-age and anti-wrinkle Cream

-       Clarifying and Brightening Cream

-       Natural Facelift Firming Cream

-       Eye Cream


All these creams associate a high percentage of snail slime with Chilean Guava0 They also contain other plant extracts, peptides, and several benefits. You'll find all the detail about each product on our website.

Our Creams are paraben, sulfate and mineral oil free. 

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The Team Caracol Skincare

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