Hi friends! Beauty Heroes have knocked it out of the park yet again! Their discovery beauty boxes are continuously exceeding above and beyond our expectations! This month’s Hero product is Siam Seas Yen Heal and Hydrate Toner (100ml – worth $90) and the newly launched Morning Delight Cleanser (20ml) as the apposite sidekick. This month’s Beauty Heroes box is valued at $105.
I was particularly thrilled to hear about this collab because I have always admired Supadra (the lovely Founder of Siam Seas) and was ever so interested to try Siam Seas products.
If you guys aren’t aware of the brand – let me give you a brief info about Siam Seas!
Siam SEAS is a Southeast Asian artisan skin care line crafted with over 90% indigenous ingredients. For founder Supadra, Siam SEAS is both a personal prayer and a gift to the world. And each product is an homage to her ancestors and a healing offering to the world. Born in Thailand, Supadra treated troubled skin with ancient remedies revived by her grandmother. Teenage acne felt like a curse to her confidence, and plagued her long after the scars had healed. After years of hiding behind makeup, Supadra summoned the courage to begin the healing journey from the inside out. She left her career as a competitive pool player (yes, you heard that right!) and went on a quest to reclaim her inner beauty, knowing intuitively it would reflect outwards.
During this time of healing, a flash of inspiration reminded Supadra of the remedies from her childhood. She started creating her own products for self-care and after experiencing the remarkable results for herself and falling in love with the art of formulating, Siam SEAS was born.
Now on to The HERO product – Siam Seas Yen Heal and Hydrate Toner
Yen is actually not a toner! In fact, it’s a beautiful infusion of botanical oils, healing actives, and powerful antioxidants. Yen being described as a “toner” is actually the best example of a misnomer because it’s so much more than a toner and delivers much more than just hydration and moisture. This souped-up botanical water combines organic aloe vera, geranium, cucumber, lavender and chamomile hydrosols with tamarind extract, terminalia chebula, kacip fatimah, and terminalia bellirica to deliver deeply penetrating hydration and breathable, dewy protection.
Siam SEAS Yen Heal and Hydrate is a multi-tasker that combines the benefits of toner and serum into one. Made with botanical water and aloe vera to give dry skin a feeling of hydration and refreshment. Botanical extracts of tamarind, green tea, and amla make skin feel healthy and resilient. Twenty-Seven botanical extracts are entwined in the synergistic foundation to infuse skin cells with healing actives and powerful antioxidants. The complexion looks supple, vibrant, and glowing.
The first thing I noticed was the chic and stunning packaging of Yen! Secondly, its fragrance – which I feel is very different but pretty exotic and mesmerizing. It’s hard to describe how it smells – seems like a complex mix of spicy and floral…but I’m so in love with it! The fragrance also makes me a tad nostalgic…evokes memories of my grandma’s garden where I would hang around all the time as a kid.
Though Yen is claimed to be all-in-one Hydrating toner and a light moisturizer; I feel it is actually a toner + serum + moisturizer. Yen not only hydrates my skin but it also repairs and heals; and provides long lasting moisture to my skin! It’s actually a very unique product that can act as an all-in-one product and delivers so much more than a typical “toner!” It has a distinct texture – it doesn’t spray fine like a mist or a toner; it sprays out a fresh runny drop of pale yellowish liquid-y serum. What’s pleasantly surprising is that how beautifully it absorbs into my skin and gives a natural glow. On many days, I have just used this as a solo product in my skincare ritual and have absolutely felt no need to use anything else for the rest of the day! My face looked healthy, well-balanced, hydrated, and glowy! Yeah, it’s that good!
This month’s Sidekick – Siam Seas Morning Delight All-in-one Morning Cleanser
Morning Delight is the newly launched oil-based cleanser by Siam Seas. Inspired by the familiar childhood scent of the lush gardens and trees after a morning rain, Supadra created Morning Delight as a simple AM cleansing ritual to awaken the skin and senses, and to bless each new day. This gentle cleanser is also effective in removing makeup without clogging your pores.
An exotic, nutrient rich cleanser completely melts away your makeup, excess oil, impurities and sunscreen while unclogging your pores and protecting your natural skin barrier.
Supports skin with anti-inflammatory and antibacterial powers using abundant antioxidants from Sompoy, Mangosteen, Rang Jued, Garlic and Onion – traditional healers from the Far East.
Exfoliating enzymes from papaya and aspen bark work to clear congestion and slough off dead cells revealing glowing new layers while time-honored Ayurveda pulling oil and high linoleic oil deeply clean and nourish acne prone, congested and dull skin.
Morning Delight is a wonderful cleanser that can be enjoyed during the day as well as night. I have used it as my first cleanser in the morning and have also used this cleanser to remove makeup in the evening! What I particularly like about this cleanser is how smooth and soft my skin feels after cleansing my face with it. Though it’s an oil-based cleanser, it cleanses off very easily (which is quite surprising) and doesn’t require following up with another cleanser. In fact, the first time when I had cleansed my face with this cleanser, I was absolutely stoked by how soft and smooth my skin had become. I just couldn’t stop touching my face the entire day! Morning Delight has a very subtle floral aroma (thanks to yellow mandarin, frangipani and siam wood oils), which feels so reviving and invigorating! High oleic, high linoleic, and castor seed oil form a light cleansing base that pulls out oils and impurities; while gotu kola, aspen bark, and hibiscus roselle work to exfoliate and soften the skin. With such stellar ingredients, I’m not one bit surprised by the extraordinary performance of this cleanser. I would say it’s definitely a must-have product in your skincare arsenal!
And for those of you who don’t know….Beauty Heroes is a luxe clean beauty subscription that promises a $90 minimum value each month for just under $39/month. Initial signup requires a three-month commitment and then you can cancel anytime after that. Plus members get 15% off EVERY DAY at the Beauty Heroes store! I’m talking about luxurious green beauty brands like Josh Rosebrook, MAHALO, Max and Me; best makeup brands like Axiology and Vapour – you get it all here + 15% off! This is by a mile one of my fave subscriptions.