Our Soaps are all natural! (simple huh?). Healthy skin is one of the foremost tell talesigns of a healthy body. Siam Natural Soap frees the natural radiance of your skin by using all natural oils from Siam’s most unique plants, flowers, vegetables and fruits. We don’t use any preservatives unlike most soaps in the market which are synthetic detergents which contain artificial colors and scents. These detergents and preservatives leave your skin feeling tight and dry. Nourish your skin with nature.
Here is a list of natural main ingredients in Siam Natural Soap.
Pure coconut oil: The small molecular structure of coconut oil allows for easyabsorption through the skin, giving it a soft, smooth texture. Due to its high antioxidantproperties, it makes an ideal ointment for the relief of dry, rough and wrinkled skin. It hasexcellent cleansing properties and is very good for the skin.
Palm oil is extracted from the pulp of the fruit of the palm. Palm oil contains a highamount of Beta-carotene which the body turns into Vitamin A. Vitamin A strengthens the protective tissue of the skin and helps prevent acne by reducing the sebum (oil) production of your skin. Vitamin A is needed to assist your body in eliminating toxins andto help maintain and repair tissue. Deficiency in vitamin A has been known to cause acne.
Sunflower seed oil is obtained from the seeds of the sunflower plant andis very helpful in relieving skin irritations. The oil from the sunflower seed is rich in vitamins A, C, D and E. What makes sunflower oil unique is its ability to provide the skin with a natural barrier of protection against bacteria and other irritants which are at theroot of most acne problems. It seeps deep into the pores and draws the dirt and grimeto the surface of your skin where it can be wiped away.
Glycerin is a colorless, sweet-tasting, thick liquid which freezes to a gummy paste and has a high boiling point. Because it is highly absorbent, it attracts moisture and helps hydrate your skin. Most commercial soap makers will add salt in the soap making process causing the soap to curdle and separate from the glycerin. The glycerin in then used for more profitable products such as lotion and body cream.
Essential oil is distilled directly from the plants, fruits and vegetables used in our soap ensuring it is rich in the odors, flavors and essence from which they come. It is for this reason essential oils are widely used in aromatherapy. The aromatherapeutic effects of essential oils can be administered in different ways, depending on the oil and the effect.
Skin absorption is one of the most common methods – a diluted blend of essential oils and carrier oils are massaged into the skin, which absorbs the active ingredient of the essential oil into the bloodstream. Inhalation of steam containing vaporized essentialoils is also a very effective way to treat respiratory complaints.
Little things about our skin.
How does our skin become dry, sagging and wrinkled? The answer is free-radicals.
Our skin is made up of connective tissues. These tissues give our skin strength and
elasticity. When we’re young our connective fibers are strong making skin smooth,
healthy and supple. As we age these connective tissues become hardened and
As we age, our skin is subjected to constant attack by free-radicals which breaks tissues down causing it to lose its ability to hold itself together. As a result, skin begins to sag and wrinkle. Further, the free-radical process and its growth are self sustaining, once started more free radicals are produced adding exacerbating the process by which our skin is damaged.
The only way our body has to fight them is with antioxidants. Having a liberal amount of antioxidant nutrients in our diet combined with the consistent use of antioxidants in
skin care products is the most effective way to save your skin from aging.
Our soap choices are rich in Asian heritage and will provide for a unique experience. Each offering has been chosen for a specific quality with the intent of bringing them to you as nature intended.Getting to know these special herbs is the most effective way to give YOUR skin what it needs.
Turmeric is a spice root of the Curcuma Longa plant grown in Southeast Asia. Turmerich as its active ingredient Curcumin which has been shown to have anti-oxidant properties. It also has an anti-inflammatory effect by reducing histamine levels. Turmerichas been used as an herbal cosmetic and medicine in beauty care since ancient times and is still in use today, where its juice is applied to the skin as a raw paste, kept for around thirty minutes and then washed off. Regular turmeric use is said to make the skin soft and smooth. It also gives a glow to the skin. Turmeric is also used in traditional medicine for cuts and burns as it is believed to have an antiseptic effect that promotes healing.
Tamarind Another fruit that is indigenous to Southeast Asia it is shaped long bean-like pod, it’s green and sour when immature and when it matures, it changes color to a sandy brown and its taste becomes sweeter. It contains Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA) which are also used by many skin care products. Tamarind is best known for its exfoliation, purification and rejuvenation qualities and has been used for centuries in skin rejuvenation massages.
Mangosteen – This amazing tropical fruit, also known as “Queen of Fruits” is native to Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Vietnam. The benefits of the mangosteen fruit are said to reach far beyond the nutritional value of the fruit alone. Like other fruits, the mangosteen features important nutrients such as vitamin C, fiber, potassium but what sets it apart is the unique antioxidant content mostly found in the pericarp, or rind. This unique antioxidant content is called xanthones. Xanthones in mangosteen possess antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties which help prevent skin disorder such as rashes or acne, providing clean and clear skin.
Lemongrass is the native herb of Southeast Asia and is commonly used for cooking Southeast Asian delicacies as well as in herbal medication and herbal beauty application. Lemongrass is believed to have antiseptic and antibiotic properties, when added to natural handmade soap, it’s shown to inhibit microbial and bacterial growth on the skin and is seen to be very effective in cleaning wounds and reducing body odor caused by bacteria. Besides the natural antibiotic properties, Lemongrass has a very unique, strong, refreshing scent that often used in aromatherapy to create a calm, soothing and relaxing environment.
Papaya is tropical fruit that is eaten not only as a ripe fruit but also as a young, greenfruit used in stews and salad in certain cultures in South Asia. Papaya has become well known as a leading ingredient in skin care because it contains papain, a natural enzyme that promotes skin renewal and cell turnover. It helps in exfoliating the damaged and dead skin to reveal newer cells, and has restorative properties that soften skin as well as helping with burn wounds. Papaya is rich in vitamins A, E and C, and other antioxidants that help moisturizing the skin. Papaya is also used by those who have had over exposure to the sun and may want to attenuate freckles or brown spots.
Cucumber is an excellent source of silica, which is an essential component to the strength of our connective tissue. Cucumber’s flesh is mostly water, but it also contains ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and caffeic acid – these nutrients help soothe skin irritations and reduce swelling which is the primary reason cucumber has been a “skin care” product since the beginning of time. Cucumber is also a natural cleanser for your skin, it cleanses the skin thoroughly and frees the pores leaving your skin soft and supple.
Jasmine rice or as some might call it the fragrant rice is originated and grown inThailand. Jasmine rice is enriched with nutritious vitamins that help improve your skin such as vitamins B1, B3, B6, E, niacin and phosphorous which is believed to be the component that helps ones skin glow. Early Asian woman have used rice water to wash their skin for this very reason. The long grainy shape provides for natural exfoliation while the vitamin E helps rejuvenates and nourishes your skin making it soft and supple. The sweet floral scent is reminiscent of a jasmine garden in the summer. Few scents are more relaxing in your pursuit of balance for the mind and soul.
Carrot is regarded as the ‘herbal healer’ of skin disorders as it promotes the repair of skin tissue and is one of the richest foods in beta-carotene. Our body transforms beta-carotene into vitamin A which is a major vitamin for skin health. In addition to beta-carotene carrots possess other antioxidants which help protect the skin from sun damage. Carrot is great for uneven skin tones due to blemishes and pigmentation.
Carrot is the answer for those who have vitamin A deficiencies in the body which can
lead to premature wrinkling, skin impurities, acne, dry, scaly, and rough skin.
Eurycoma Longifolia jack – a native plant of Thailand, the slender tree that grows along the hilly slopes of the rainforest. Unlike most trees which have a horizontal rootsystem, the root of Eurycoma longifolia tree grows as much as one meter straight intothe ground. This tough fibrous root penetrates deep into the earth to obtain its nutrients so the benefits of Eurycoma longifolia are found primarily in the root. Longifolia has significant antioxidant properties. Logifolia contains a high level of superoxidedismutase, a kind of anti-oxidant enzyme that has the ability to inhibit the chain reaction of free radicals harmful to the body. There are more active constituents in Eurycoma Longifolia) including Glyco, Glyco Protein, Saponins and Tannins. These constituents are believed to help normalize and lighten hyper-pigmentation, remove dead skin cells and constrict body tissues which is beneficial for skin tightening.
Pueraria mirifica, also known as “kwao krua” is a native herbal plant found in deep forests of the northern region of Thailand. It has been well known to local people for many years due to its distinguished Phytoestrogens (Natural Plant Estrogen) properties.
After many years of research from Thailand, studies have shown the phytoestrogen
from Pueraria herb will increase the fatty tissue around the breast that provide support and shape. Phytoestrogens maximize blood flow and estrogen distribution throughout the breast tissue, encouraging growth and maintenance of the breast tissue, firmness,
and shape. Pueraria mirifica also maintains collagen, which help develops new skin cells and repair damaged cells resulting in soft, smooth, and beautiful skin.
Daikon is a long cylindrical white root, shaped much like a carrot. These earthy root vegetables come right out of the ground. As they grow in the earth they absorb its minerals and nutrients while the green tops pull down energy from the sun. Daikon radish is a great purifier and has high water content and is rich in vitamin C, potassium, folate and magnesium. It is an important herbal remedy in traditional Asian skin healing systems. Used medicinally for centuries, these herbal roots have powerful healing and cleansing properties that will enhance your detox and provide ultra nourishment to your skin cells.