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Beauty Heroes Beauty Discovery Review + Coupon September 2023

Christen Russo
ByChristen RussoSep 3, 2023 | 9 comments

Beauty Heroes
4.5 overall rating
19 Ratings | 6 Reviews

Beauty Heroes is a clean beauty subscription box that focuses on non-toxic ingredients for $58.95/month. Each month they send you one new full-size “hero” product in the face, body, hair, or sun care category accompanied by "deluxe sidekicks."

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First Impressions


Beauty Heroes contents come packed in a white box with their logo sealing it. Inside, everything is packaged thoughtfully and securely, with a sticker customized to the month's feature beauty brand holding it all in place.


This month we are treated to two products from LILFOX, and the small booklet is loaded up with info about the brand and products. They call themselves an "aromatic beautysphere," and as I was reading through the literature provided here, I had no idea exactly how true that would be, and what I was in for.

The Products

LILFOX Flower Goo Stem Cell Serum, 50 mL - Retail Value $150


Okay, first of all the names? Brilliant. Genius. Hooked me immediately. I want everything to do with flower goo, and I knew this before I had any idea what it was. Now that it's been all over my face many days in a row, I want even more to do with it. This was undoubtedly my moment with a skincare product; the moment you've all undoubtedly had long ago so maybe you can smile down on me as you reminisce on the product that had you say, "ah yes, I get it now, and I want to live in this bottle."

What's actually going on inside this bottle is blowing my mind, and I can't word it better than the experts did, so I'll quote the Beauty Heroes info booklet here: "At the core of this super serum is a double-dose concentration of cell-communicating mountain rose and crocus flower stem cells, renowned for their remarkable ability to reduce transepidermal water loss, inspire collagen and elastin synthesis, and strengthen the skin barrier." And that's just the start of it, truly. This powerhouse serum does so much more.

From a pure experience point of view, the scent is stop-you-in-your-tracks amazing, but in a way that's complex and raw and feels like it just rained and the Earth is awake with celebration of it. The color is this gorgeous pink, and the consistency is not too viscous, not too slippery, and you'll use a quick motion of the hands to apply it; it dries quickly.

LILFOX Succulent Pudding Oceanic Peptide Super Calm Emulsion, 50 mL - Retail Value $130


Once your Flower Goo is dry, you move on to applying Succulent Pudding, another mind-blowing jar of goodness (or, if you've already gotten your hands on some LILFOX products, you might take their suggestion of spritzing Aphrodite on between the two we received this month).

Here's a snippet of what BH says about Succulent Pudding: "Sea anenome hold a secret in their flower-like tentacles. Their stinging venom contains a protein that inhibits the TRPV1 receptor to help calm over-reactive skin, LILFOX chemists have replicated the TRPV1 inhibitor sequence in a bioavailable penta-peptide, proven to decrease sensitivity and soothe skin irritation." WHAT? Again, just the start of the magnitudes within this product. This is why the most loyal beauty buffs are really science buffs, it's just beyond mind-blowing what can be done to benefit our skin. What an absolute honor to partake.

I know this green color might be off-putting to some, but it's bewitching to me. I love it, I wear it often, and now I get to stick my face in it (in a sense). The feel of this emulsifier is quite silky and rich, and you can tell instantly that its hydration is getting to work.

Minutes after applying Flower Goo, with Succulent Pudding to follow, I was sitting on the couch with my family watching an animated movie, and I couldn't wipe a smile on my face. All at once I understood why designer perfume ads are so oddly specific and fantastical—a beautiful, complex scent can really send the imagination wild. I said, "I feel amazing, I feel like I was walking by a bog and felt inexplicably intrigued by it. Like I decided to go ahead and stick my face in the bog, and when I did, I opened my eyes with my face under the surface, and I saw that there was an extravagant fairy kingdom living blissfully under there. Something nobody would have expected. They acknowledged me like they were expecting me. And now the magnificent memory of that experience is left on my face."


September with Beauty Heroes was life-changing! This month's curation contains a total value of $280 in its $58.95 box—quite a jump compared to last month's $140. From what I've witnessed, this subscription occasionally treats its subscribers to super high-value boxes like this. The two items included were a super-serum and an emulsifier that led to my personal paradigm shift of what skincare can achieve.

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To Wrap Up

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? Yes, if you act fast!

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Value Breakdown: This subscription costs $58.95/month.

Here is what each item's cost breaks down to: 

  • Flower Goo $31.58
  • Succulent Pudding $27.37

Each of the items has an average cost of $29.47.

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Christen Russo
Christen Russo

Hi there, I'm Christen. I am all sorts of things:

🌳 a writer who loves to convey feeling

🌲 a mother who wants to have just as much fun as my kids do

🌳 an outdoors-lover who's achieved #1000hoursoutside with my family

🌲 a low-maintenance self-carer

🌳 a general hungry person with an unstoppable sweet tooth

You'll find me collecting stationery and squirreling away stickers, riding bikes and swimming with my family, creating outfits in colors and silhouettes that make me feel amazing, wearing big earrings, drinking beer and asking my husband to feed me harmonies to sing, taking my vitamins, living for dancing to live music, roping everyone into a craft, being human and vulnerable, and celebrating the phenomenon of being alive.

...and doing it all with energy, delight, and jokes along the way.

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Kay B.

This was such a lovely review Christen! As a Beauty Heroes subscriber, your post made me really excited for my box to arrive and after using Succulent Pudding, I can confirm the smell is enchanting. I never would have thought of a dreamy bog but now every time I apply, I can’t help but be transported because of your words. Thank you for a beautiful review!

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Christen Russo

I really appreciate you dropping in with this note, Kay! Here’s to the dreamy bog!

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Is Megan gone, this is normally her sub?

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She’s still listed in their employee page https://www.mysubscriptionaddiction.com/about

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Was thinking the same thing, she hasn’t been doing Ipsy Glam Bag Plus/Boxycharm ones either.

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I Hope not. 🙁

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Does the succulent pudding give a green hue to skin?

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No, it absorbs really well. I’ve been applying morning and night and really loving it.

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Great review! I can’t wait for mine to arrive!

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