Satsuma Bath Bomb from Lush

I’m a sucker for anything citrus, I’d actually admit here and now that winter used to make me ridiculously miserable, that is until I discovered Lush Cosmetics.

Now every winter I don’t want to just hibernate until the spring time. Instead I focus on all of the exciting new Lush products that are available, the thought of copious amounts of luxurious baths makes the winter months so much more bearable…

As someone who is plagued with high levels of joint pain and fatigue a zesty and rejuvenating bath is always right up my street. This is why I was so, so excited when I first see the big pile of Satsuma Bath Bomb’s at the Lush Creative Showcase 2016.
Satsuma Bath Bomb.pngThe Satsuma bath bomb is my idea of heaven.

Containing a fine cocktail of citrus-fruit essential oils; Bergamot, Sicilian mandarin, fresh satsuma juice and orange flower absolute, Satsuma really is a zesty and refreshing treat I’d like to get time and time again.

Satsuma shares its scent with last year’s Dashing Santa bath bomb. As sad as I was to find out that Dashing Santa wouldn’t be returning this year, Lush have well made up for it with the addition of 2 new products sharing its same beautiful scent; The Satsuma bath bomb and the new soap, Santa’s test photo.png

The Satsuma bath bomb is only available as part of a Lush 2016 Christmas gift set or on its own at Lush’s flagship store, Lush Oxford Street. I am actually visiting the store next week and will be picking up a fair few of these as I think they are fabulous.

Much like the Blackberry bath bomb the Satsuma bath bomb isn’t as visually pleasing once in the bath (no pretty bath art) its scent however wins me over.

Its carefully selected ingredients help to soothe and refresh my mind, body and soul.


It’s quite a quick fizzer, I however don’t see this as a negative characteristic, it’s not a ‘bath art’ bomb so I expect it to be a quick, the quicker it fizzes away the quicker I can lay back in it and get my relax on.

My skin once out of the bath feels moisturised, smooth and refreshed, the scent however doesn’t stay on your skin for very long which is a little disappointing.

I have used the Santa’s Post Box soap alongside it and that helps carry the scent for longer although again not for very long.

As much as I love the Satsuma bath bomb I will say that I enjoy it better when paired with other products. My favourite combination so far is 1 half of a Satsuma bath bomb in with 1 half of a Blackberry bath bomb. Just writing about it makes me feel relaxed!

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2016’s Autumn & Winter Bath Bomb Lush Exclusives

I haven’t had time to review every bath bomb included in this post today, I am however slowly working on them so keep your eyes peeled. The ones that I have reviewed I have linked up, if you’d like to see a full review just click the active links below the photos.

I have been a little caught up with life over the last few weeks, I can barely remember what day of the week it is. It is Friday all day today apparently😉

In no particular order I’ve been cracking down on our wedding plans, the list of things to do never seems to get any shorter, then I have had hydro sessions galore, a whiplash injury, a statutory 6 month medication review with my GP even though my last review was only 2 months before, they literally took away all of my medication until I had a review, it was a complete nightmare that is finally all over with (until the next time they screw up anyway.)

I’ve also had hospital appointments coming out of my ears, the hubby to be and I’s nine year anniversary and I am also now officially booked in for surgery next month, the surgeon said I’d need 10 days at the least to medium recover so I should imagine I will get most of my writing done then. This is why this post is a bit of a cop out, sorry!

The list of things that have made me have to put blogging on the back burner goes on and on, I however won’t bore you with anymore and will get on with the Lush bath bomb list starting with the Autumn and Halloween ones…
The Autumn Leaf Bath Bomb – A brand new bath bomb for 2016. Although not my favourite from this year it has proved very popular and I have heard a rumour it is staying in stores until Christmas.

The Pumpkin Bath Bomb – This orange coloured bath bomb is another one that has proved very popular, it smells just like pumpkin spice, latte anyone?


The Lord of Misrule Bath Bomb – This green and mean bath bomb has returned to face another year. It is one of the most popular bath bombs Lush have made to date however I can’t use it as it triggers my migraines making me the saddest Lushie in the world.

monsters-ball-bath-bombThe Monsters’ Ball Bath Bomb – Monsters’ ball is by far my favourite of the Halloween products. I will be stocking up on these before the 31st of October.

 so-white-bath-bomb-newThe So White Bath Bomb – So White is another golden oldie but it has had a huge face lift this year. Change doesn’t normally sit well with me but they’ve made an already incredible bath bomb even better with this year’s So White. It’s a HELL YES from me!

northern-lights-bath-bomb-newThe Northern Lights Bath Bomb – Northern Lights is another bath bomb that has had a cheeky face lift this year. Do I think it’s new and improved? Yes, yes I do. It’s new shape makes it so much more robust and I just can’t get enough of its scent.

14390743_1843572885871931_2194697145531513083_nThe Mistletoe Bath Bomb – Mistletoe has made it up into my favourites list just on its scent alone. It’s beautiful in every way and a real pleasure to watch in the bath tub.


The Golden Wonder Bath Bomb – Every year without fail I grab as many of these as I can. Golden Wonder’s scent is my favourite from the festive Lush scent line. I buy anything and everything in its scent.
shoot-for-the-stars-bath-bomb-newThe Shoot for the Stars Bath Bomb – Shoot for the Stars is another bath bomb that has had a complete makeover, it’s unrecognisable in comparison to its former design, I actually really like its new look, I miss the older version but this one will keep me happy for now.


The Luxury Lush Pud Bath Bomb – If this bath bomb was ever not a part of the Lush Winter menu I believe that I along with several million Lushies would have some sort of break down. Christmas isn’t Christmas without a Luxury Lush Pud or 10.
The Father Christmas Bath Bomb – I have really warmed to the Father Christmas bath bomb this year, previously I wasn’t very interested in its scent (Snow Fairy don’t ya know) but for some reason this year I have developed a whole new level of appreciation for it.

butterbear-bath-bombThe Butterbear Bath Bomb – Who is the cutest of them all? Butterbear of course! Butterbear is a bath bomb that comes back year in and year out, and who can blame anyone from wanting him? he’s gorgeous


The Never Mind the Ballistics Bath Bomb – If you’re looking for something fruity, LOOK NO FURTHER! Wow is all I have to say about this bad boy. A glowing review of it will be up on my blog very soon.


The Satsuma Bath Bomb – This bath bomb is only available in Christmas gift sets or on its own at Lush Oxford Street. It is the replacement of last years Dashing Santa bath bomb, as a huge citrus lover I will most certainly be stocking up on this when I visit Oxford Street next week.Stardust Bath Bomb.png

The Star Dust Bath Bomb – Last but in no means least is Star Dust, I was so scared that this little beauty wouldn’t come back this year, it however did and after a few minor changes it’s even better than I remember!

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Snow Fairy Body Conditioner from Lush


It’s no secret that I often leave the sweet Lush products at the back of the cupboard. I don’t dislike them I just always tend to grab the fruity ones as those are the scents I am most comfortable with.

Adding to that, When I very first started my Lush adventure I never really understood the hype behind the Snow Fairy scent. Again, I don’t dislike it I just think there are much better Lush scents out there.

Considering this, you can imagine my surprise when I one day woke up (4 or 5 months after Christmas) with the feeling that I really, really wanted to use something from the Snow Fairy product family.


Luckily for me, my boyfriend loves the Snow Fairy scent meaning we had some Snow Fairy shower gel just hanging about. I’m not quite sure what had happened to me, or why I had suddenly started craving it but I realised then that I had warmed to and therefore opened the door for myself to explore a lot of much loved products that I’d previously never given much thought.

When I found out that Lush would be releasing a Snow Fairy Body Conditioner this winter I will admit to getting a little bit excited. In previous years Lush had released only one body conditioner in their winter line, Christingle. I absolutely adore Christingle but I cannot comfortably use it in the winter time due to how refreshingly cold it is, this meant that being given another much warmer option made me very happy indeed.


Snow Fairy body conditioner has a super smooth, creamy texture that is very similar to perfectly made, smooth custard. It is a beautiful shade of baby pink and because I love pink so much I really have to fight the urge to just tip it all over me. As lovely as that would be, it would be such a waste as a little of the product goes such a long way. Tipping it all, all over me although very tempting isn’t at all necessary.

When using a body conditioner I always begin with a little of it in my hand, I then work it into my body in a similar way to how you would do a shower gel, focusing a little bit more on the dry patches of my skin as well as the other bits of my skin that need a little bit of TLC and attention.

After application you then also rinse it off just like you would shower gel, although I advise that you do not go crazy with the rinsing off, leaving a small amount of it on is the same as applying a body lotion. It soaks into your skin very quickly leaving your skin looking and feeling healthy, hydrated and luxurious.


Now that we are in the winter season I can get my hands on a great range of Snow Fairy scented products. Above is the body conditioner, the shower gel and the Father Christmas bath bomb. They all share the Snow Fairy scent and I am enjoying layering up the scents so much more than I did last year.

I have yet to review the bath bomb or shower gel, I will however have them posted on to my blog very soon. I may wait until December to publish my Father Christmas bath bomb review though as I am not quite ready to embrace Christmas just yet, I’ll stick to just the winter orientated products for now.

There really is a huge list of Snow Fairy products that I still have yet to explore. Keep on the look out here as I will be reviewing Lush galore over the next 4 months. All I know is, is that I am going to smell absolutely fabulous!

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NEW Shoot for the Stars Bath Bomb from Lush


Being honest as always I was truly flabbergasted and totally speechless when I see that the much loved Shoot for the Stars bath bomb had, had a complete make over.

The makeover wasn’t even a slight tweak here and there, the new Shoot for the Stars bath bomb is in all intents and purposes a brand new bath bomb.

Apart from its scent the new version of Shoot for the Stars is completely unrecognisable.

Both designs are undeniably star orientated but until I see the name of the new version I wasn’t at all aware that it was in fact the same bath bomb reinvented.

Some Lushie’s (me especially) do not bode well to such drastic changes, I however always trust Lush’s decisions and wanted to give the new one a go and for now, lets just say that I was pleasantly surprised with it…

The new Shoot for the Stars bath bomb is blue all over and decorated with 3 visible golden stars. It wasn’t apparent to me until I had actually used the bath bomb that the golden stars are in fact chunks of bath melt.

Made of a mixture of what I think is cocoa butter and coconut cream, the stars in the Shoot for the Stars bath bomb make it one of the most skin-hydrating Lush products I have used to date.

Long term Lush fans will notice that the Yog Nog Bath Bomb much like the retired version of Shoot for the Stars didn’t make a return in this years winter product line.

I wasn’t particularly bothered by this as Yog Nog was never a particular favourite of mine, however for those that did love it and are missing it alot, you will be happy to learn that the new Shoot for the Stars bath bomb is (in my opinion) a combination of both the older Shoot for the Stars and Yog Nog bath bomb.

Shoot for the Stars’ scent is about the only thing that has remained the same when comparing it to the earlier version of it.

The Shoot for the Stars bath bomb comes from the Honey I Washed the Kids scent family. Honey I Washed the Kids is a very sweet and moreish scent, my nose can detect several sweet layers, a soft honey aroma (although honey is not an ingredient in it, making it 100% Vegan) as well as hints of toffee and a subtle smidge of gooey caramel too.

I don’t always get on with the sweet smelling products however the Shoot for the Stars bath bomb isn’t at all sickly and I have grown very fond of it and the Honey I Washed the Kids scent.

As soon as the Shoot for the Stars bath bomb hits the water a fierce fizzing of royal blue bubbles shoot out of it, gradually turning the rest of your bath water into a deep shade of midnight blue.

After a few minutes of it fizzing away I noticed the stars. When I first used it and see the yellow bits bobbing about, I couldn’t help but grab the bath bomb to get a better look at it.

As you can see in the pictures below the new Shoot for the Stars is completely different from anything Lush have brought out before.

The stars at the point of time this photo was taken were no longer a dusty gold colour, it is at this point that I realised that the stars were not part of the bath bomb and were in fact bath melts.

As the bath bomb fizzes away the stars separate, floating to the top of the surface, going off on their own individual journey. There are 6 stars in total.

It is advisable to use the Shoot for the Stars bath bomb in quite a hot bath, this way you get the full benefits of the bath melts, the warmer temperature helps the cocoa butter melt.

Once melted you can see a coating of moisturising oil splodges on the top of your bath water. I couldn’t help but compare the last picture I took below to Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry night. A Shoot for the Stars bath really is a work of art!

When I realised that the stars were in fact bath melts I was a little worried that it would make me and the tub super oily, I was however very pleased to find that I didn’t get out of the bath looking like I’d been bathing in an oil slick. The bath was also fine after a quick hose down.

Once out of the bath my skin looked and felt fabulous, in addition to it feeling so much better it also smelt gorgeous. The scent stayed with me for ages, hours and hours after getting out of the bath I could still smell the sweet toffee scent on my freshly revived super, soft skin.

There are some reasons I prefer the new Shoot for the Stars bath bomb over the older one and vise versa. I enjoy and love both versions although I did find the new version more entertaining to watch in the bath tub. There is just something so interesting about the big butter stars and the way the water looks once the bath bomb has finished.

I have heard a rumour that the new version of Shoot for the Stars will be replacing the recently discontinued bath bomb Honey Bee. If the rumour turns out to be true it will mean that Shoot for the Stars will be available all year through which is very, very exciting. Keep your fingers crossed!

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The Christmas Penguin Bubble Bar from Lush

I was so excited when I found out that Lush had decided to bring the, The Christmas Penguin Bubble Bar back this winter. It took a break in winter 2015 but now it’s back and better than ever!

The Christmas Penguin bubble bar shares its scent with my beloved The Olive Branch Shower Gel, I have yet to review it (sorry I’m so slow) but I have however reviewed the Pop in the Bath Bubble Bar. Pop in the Bath is also lucky enough to share the same delicious scent as The Christmas Penguin.

For anyone who is unfamiliar with Lush scent families I am going to attempt to explain them to you, you ready? good… Lush Cosmetics do so much more than mix random essential oils together. They master scents. Once a scent is mastered over a very long period of time (sometimes years) they create an abundance of products that share that mastered scent. This is where the Lush term ‘scent family’ comes from, if a product shares the same scent as another new or old one, it’s a part of that scent family. The Christmas Penguin bubble bar belongs to the, The Olive Branch family. It’s a little confusing at first as they nearly all have different names so don’t feel bad if you’re still finding your Lush-scent-feet!

The Olive Branch scent is one of my favourites of the Lush scents, it has a soft fruity smell that I can never get enough of. It’s a very delicate scent and I think this is why I was first so very drawn to it.


I have so many The Olive Branch scented products, in the picture above is a solid perfume of it, a Pop in the Bath bubble bar and of course the, The Christmas Penguin bubble bar.

Just one of the Penguin bubble bars can easily see me through 3 generously bubbled, bubble baths.

If you did want to go all out, half of one would make for a very luxurious bubble bath, sometimes a foam party for one is all you want in life, I won’t judge you for using a tiny bit more to make your bath that little, extra bit special!

As soon as you get into a The Christmas Penguin bubble bath you are submerged in a blanket of silky, soft and delicately scented Sicilian lemon, mandarin and sweet bergamot bubbles.  This mixture of essential oils not only give your mood a cheery citrus boost but also softens your skin.


Although The Christmas Penguin bubble bar is a Christmas product, I feel the scent is perfect for all seasons and not at all exclusive to the winter and Christmas season. This is shown through out the rest of the year in products that share its scent that are always readily available like the, The Olive Branch Shower Gel. I know Christmas time can be a little daunting for some people including myself, this bubble bar is great in that aspect as it’s not too in-your-face Christmas.

A Christmas Penguin bubble bath soothes, softens and moisturises your skin leaving it silky smooth. Once out of the bath the scent stays with you all day, I find myself not needing to moisturise after using it but if I want its delicious scent to have that little bit more throw, putting a dab of my The Olive Branch perfume on with a quick application of the, The Olive Branch body lotion helps a great deal.

I love how cheery the scent makes me feel and although it’s not my all-time favourite Lush scent it definitely makes it into my top 5. Why they didn’t have this as a bubble bar last year totally blows my mind, it is unquestionably one of my favourite products from Lush’s 2016 winter collection.

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Golden Wonder Bath Bomb from Lush

When I very first tried the Golden Wonder bath bomb it made me want winter to last forever, a very bold statement for someone who has always disliked winter and is forever saying that they are cold!

Although I would still describe myself as a through and through summer girl, I am now content when winter arrives, knowing that I will be in the company of a huge amount of new and returning old, yet-much-loved winter Lush products makes it very, very easy.

With all thanks to Lush Cosmetics, what used to be an unbearable time of year for me, is now not just bearable but exciting too.


I am ashamed to admit that it took me until Christmas 2015 to actually try the Golden Wonder bath bomb. In years prior to 2015, I just wasn’t at all interested in the collection as a whole. I would always go for other bath bombs that in my eyes, appeared more interesting.

I am mortified that it took me so long to try the Golden Wonder bath bomb and my ignorance with it has taught me to never leave a Lush stone unturned.

After finally using the Golden Wonder bath bomb in 2015 and furthermore instantly falling in love with it, I knew that without the Golden Wonder bath bomb Christmas would never be the same again. It is now one of my essential winter time products.

If Lush ever dared to not bring it back I think I’d have some sort of break down. That is no exaggeration either, I LOVE IT more than any of the other winter bath bombs. Christmas isn’t Christmas if I don’t have the Golden Wonder bath bomb to enjoy.

Golden Wonder Bath Bomb

If I could only use 3 Lush scents for the rest of my life the scent of the Golden Wonder bath bomb would make the list without question.

The scent of the bath bomb is called Celebrate and since falling in love with the Golden Wonder bath bomb, I have made it my mission to collect anything else that shares its scent.

Some of my favourite Lush products from its scent family are the solid and liquid perfume, the First Snow dusting powder and the Celebrate body lotion.


The Celebrate scent is often compared to champagne. I however disagree, the scent of the Golden Wonder bath bomb is way too citrusy for me to ever think of it as champagne inspired. I wouldn’t even put it in the same category as buck’s fizz. I urge anyone who isn’t sure on the scent to please give it a go, the more I use it, the more in love with it I fall.

Containing sweet orange, lime and cognac oil the Golden Wonder bath bomb smells to me just like Christmas, I can’t help but always subconsciously associate the two together.

Celebrate has a warm and inviting scent that it is portrayed very well within all of the other Lush products that are blessed with its same scent. Once you are hooked on one Celebrate product you will be in search for others that smell the same. Before you know it you will be starting a Celebrate-scented-quest. Your mission (which you will have no trouble in choosing to accept) is to combine all of the Celebrate scented products you can lay your hands on to make one Christmas-crazy, Lush product cocktail!


As well as smelling absolutely amazing, the Golden Wonder bath bomb puts on a fantastic show once plonked into your bath water. The very first time I used it I actually shouted ‘OOO!’ followed by me cursing (a lot) as none of the photos I took did the bath bomb any justice at all.

To this day I still haven’t captured any photos that I feel worthy of showing its full potential. You really have to try it for yourself to appreciate its true beauty.

Out of all of the bath bombs I have tried over the years Golden Wonder is still the one I will always remember as giving one of the best surprises upon first use.


When placed in the bath water the Golden Wonder bath bomb begins to ferociously fizz, forming a small stream of dazzlingly gold bubbles. After a short moment other colours appear from within the golden bath bomb too.


Nearer the end of the Golden Wonder’s performance small balls of pink, yellow, green and blue float to the surface, temporarily poker dotting the now deep blue, shimmery bath water.

 The Golden Wonder bath bomb is a real pleasure to watch in the bath tub and a great treat for winter tired skin too, an added bonus that I had forgot to mention is the lustre and miniature dissolvable stars in it.

The slight golden shimmer that is left after the bath bomb has dissolved along with the light dusting of stars makes the bath water appear like a clear night’s sky.

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Everything I like about a bath bomb is in Golden Wonder, EVERYTHING!

I am so, so impressed with this bath bomb and was so from my very first use. It is one of the only winter bath bombs that I really, really look forward to getting every year.


The Golden Wonder bath bomb will always be one of my all-time favourite Lush products, the only reason I wouldn’t recommend it to others is so that there are more for me to buy and keep all for myself…

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Please note that this post was originally posted on this website on the 21st of October 2015. I have updated each post on this blog several times as with time my photos have got better as has my product knowledge. Lulu @ Lush Upon A Time

Monsters’ Ball Bath Bomb from Lush


I couldn’t quite believe my eyes when I very first see the huge pile of Monsters’ Ball bath bombs at the Lush Creative Showcase last month. They looked like they had fallen straight out of the Monsters Inc Disney movie.

At the time I was so perplexed by its unique design that I completely missed the fact that it is Calacas scented. Calacas happens to be my all time favourite Lush scent, as of late it is rarely in any products outside of the Lush Kitchen so you can only imagine how excited I was to get hold of a few.

To my delight the Monsters’ Ball bath bomb not only smelt identical to my personal favourite Lush product – The Enchanter Bath Bomb but it also puts on quite the colourful bath time show too. Other Calacas scented bath bombs such as the Skullduggery although very pleasant don’t have the same wow factor in the water when it comes to bath art.

Many people have suggested that the Monsters’ Ball bath bomb is the reformulated version of the Enchanter bath bomb, from a scent perspective this is correct, however if this is the case and it means no more The Enchanter bath bombs then I am officially heartbroken. As good as Monsters’ Ball is, it isn’t The Enchanter. I still and always will stand by The Enchanter as my favourite bath bomb. The colours are truly beautiful in both bath bombs and I hope that Monsters’ Ball is just a new member of the Calacas scent family rather than a replacement for my beloved The Enchanter.


As soon as you place Monsters’ Ball into your bath water you hear a furious hiss, followed by copious amounts of Calacas scented, purple foam fizzing out of the bath bomb, spreading itself slowly across the top of your bath water. The water instantly makes your skin feel silky smooth, you can’t help but lay back and relax in all of its beauty.

Monsters’ Ball contains both lime and neroli oil. My first Lush memory of neroli oil is from the Frozen bath bomb. I wasn’t sure of it at first but I have grown to love its scent. It’s a really bitter citrus scent that is rounded off in the Monsters’ Ball with a sweet, much lighter and softer citrus scent provided by the additional lime oil.

Neroli oil has been scientifically proven to increase the levels of serotonin (the happy hormone) in your brain, therefore if you need a bath that will boost your spirits Monsters’ Ball is a good bath bomb to go for.

Once the bath bomb has been in the water for a little while it begins to spin, creating even more beautiful purple foamy patterns with blue streaks too.

As the bath bomb dances around your bath, the water slowly turns a dark and sparkly purple colour. Its scent stays with you through out the bath and I can still smell it on my skin the next day. I can’t get enough of the Calacas scent, it’s so cheery and always puts me in a better mood.
Monsters’ Ball may look ugly but it really is a fantastic bath bomb that I wish Lush had created and sold years and years ago. Not only does it smell fabulous but it also creates beautiful bath art that is sure to catch anyone’s attention.

The final thing I like about Monsters’ Ball is that its one eye is actual, vegan friendly chocolate. I however wouldn’t recommend eating it, let your bath have the chocolate treat, your skin will thank you for it I promise.


I will be stocking up on the Monsters’ Ball bath bombs before Halloween is over without question. It’s such an amazing addition to the Halloween product line and has made 2016’s line the best yet, I cannot wait to see what they come up with next year.

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Sleepy Body Lotion from Lush

When I very first heard the news that Lush Cosmetics were bringing out a body lotion called Sleepy I couldn’t help but stand to attention.

As an ex insomniac, (yes I am one of the lucky ones who has been cured ~ for now anyway!) I still always feel the need to buy and test out every product that could potentially help me sleep. My worst nightmare (no pun intended) would be if my insomnia came back. This fear is what subconsciously drives me to always make sure I have a back up, get-me-to-sleep plan to turn to in the early hours of the morning should I find myself unable to fall asleep.

The fear of not being able to sleep is always at the back of my mind. I don’t think I will ever be free of the fear completely but having non medicinal products that are more than likely able to help me sleep, makes me feel a lot better about it all.


I feel as if I should explain my fear around sleep a little bit more because it’s not a very normal thing to worry about, if you don’t sleep, you don’t sleep. You’ll manage it for one day and because you haven’t slept last night you’ll sleep like a baby tonight, right? Wrong!

Insomnia doesn’t work like that. Insomnia over a period of 10 years has done my body a lot of damage. Sleep is so very important. My lack of sleep is just one ingredient of the catalyst that caused me to get Fibromyalgia. Other things added to it too but since getting on top of my insomnia the Fibromyalgia has been a hell of a lot easier to deal with.

I never, ever want to go back to being my worst because of not being able to sleep… Enter the most fantastic body lotion to ever be in my possession, Sleepy Body Lotion!

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My need for the Sleepy Body Lotion increased even more when I learnt that it was Twilight scented.

Twilight and I are a match made in Lush heaven. Twilight was my first Lush bath bomb and its scent is what got me hooked on Lush, any new products sharing its scent gets me very, very excited!

The Lush gods had listened to me and I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a pot or three.

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As soon as you pop open the lid of Sleepy body lotion you are greeted with the comforting and dreamy Twilight scent. I was expecting this body lotion to be white like Dream Cream it is however a very light shade of purple.

A little bit of the Sleepy body lotion goes a long way, ever since getting a pot I have been using it on my arms and legs of a night time. Have I been falling asleep quicker? Yes I have.

I really do feel that Sleepy body lotion has improved my bedtime routine and from first use too.

The lavender and tonka-absolute in it are perfect at helping you wind down after a long, hard day. Once applied the scent itself stays with you through out the night and most of the next day as well. You also get soft, smooth and gloriously hydrated skin which is of course an added bonus as well as all you need in a body lotion.

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Paired with a Twilight bath bomb, the Sleepy body lotion is a force to be reckoned with.

I love how there are so many Twilight scented products out this winter.

I hope they decide to keep Sleepy body lotion as a permanent product as I really do not know how I ever lived without it. It’s amazing, you’ve just got to try it.

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Pumpkin Bath Bomb from Lush


Last year’s Lush Halloween line felt a little empty, sure there was the Lord of Misrule bath bomb but it sets off my migraines, I felt so left out and spoiled myself on Christmas bath bombs instead.

Don’t get me wrong, Lord of Misrule is a crazy beautiful bath bomb, both in and out of the water, it also smells absolutely gorgeous, my heart wants to love it, no… My heart does love it, but the threat of a migraine over shadows any feelings in my heart. Sometimes following your head instead of your heart is the right thing to do. Sorry Lord of Misrule.

When I heard the news that there would be several Halloween bath bombs released this year I was so, so happy.

The Pumpkin bath bomb wasn’t the bath bomb I was most interested in but I decided to pick 2 up at the Lush Creative Showcase and am super glad that I did.


I have been told by several reliable, well knowledged pumpkin spice latte fans that the Pumpkin bath bomb is the fresh cosmetics product equivalent. 

Therefore if a cheeky cup of pumpkin spice isn’t quite hitting the spot for you anymore you may want to indulge yourself by using a Pumpkin bath bomb or two.


The Pumpkin bath bomb was actually the first I tried from the rather large loot of products I bought from the Lush Creative Showcase. I could actually be lying, it was definitely the first from the Halloween line though.

Upon first sniff the Pumpkin bath bomb really reminded me of the Yog Nog bath bomb from previous years. I thought maybe this was its substitute however it really isn’t at all related. The spice in both had me confused. Both are very warming bath bombs and Pumpkin’s warming elements is what first caught my interest, which is why it was one of the first I tried.

Suffering with chronic pain I am always on the look out for warm and relaxing products.


The Pumpkin bath bomb was quite a fast fizzer. I however did not mind this as the quicker it dissolves, the quicker I can lay back and soak up all of its relaxing and warm awesomeness.

A lot of people have asked me on Instagram and on here about cutting up bath bombs to make them go further, for example halving the bomb so that you can get 2 baths out of it instead of 1. For some bath bombs I think it would be a Lush crime to cut them up as they must be enjoyed whole or you’re not getting the full experience.

The Pumpkin bath bomb is however one that I’d say you can split between 2 baths without taking anything away from how it performs, smells and how it affects you (essential oils wise) in the bath tub.

Overall I am very impressed with the Pumpkin bath bomb, it might not be as colourful as the other bath bombs currently available but the spiciness with in it has worked wonders on my aching muscles. I will without question be stocking up on these before Halloween has been and gone!

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Autumn Leaf Bath Bomb from Lush


When I very first see the Autumn Leaf bath bomb at the Lush Creative Showcase I was really excited. Why? because it is unlike anything Lush have created before.

At this time of year and with Halloween just around the corner… (sorry guys, I hate to be the bearer of bad news but we are now very close to the 4th and final quarter of 2016) … I always find myself drowning in pumpkins, ghosts and skeletons. As much as I love the season, I think that autumn time is about so much more than just things that go bump in the night.

The lack of spookiness that the Autumn Leaf bath bomb has was what first attracted me to it.

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At the Lush Creative Showcase the Autumn Leaf bath bombs were piled high. Even in a room that was full of hundreds of other products you could pin point the Autumn Leafs on scent alone.

The Autumn Leaf bath bomb has a very refreshing, outdoorsy and earthy aroma. For anyone that loves Lush as much as me you’d know that it shares its scent with all of the products in the Grass Lush-scent family.

Grass isn’t my favourite of the Lush scents so I haven’t used many of the products with its scent. The colours and design of this bath bomb however won me over, with that all in mind I feel its earthy and outdoorsy scent suits the autumn season perfectly making it a must have autumn and winter bath bomb.

When you first place the Autumn Leaf bath bomb into your bath water it instantly starts to react. Pastel green foam fizzes from it, slowly decorating the bath water with a thin coat of silky-smooth foam.

As time goes on other colours appear from it too.

As well as the greens there are golds, reds and oranges – All of the amazing colours associated with autumn.

Autumn Leaf is a very slow fizzer. It reminds me of the Skydancer Far from the Madding Guns Bath Bomb because of the way it floats, most other bath bombs float at the top for a short time before spinning, getting the whole of it wet. Autumn Leaf however stays face up, gracefully floating around the bath until it eventually all dissolves.

Overall I really enjoyed using the Autumn Leaf bath bomb, regardless of its Grass scent, (I am always never quite sure if I like it or not but in Autumn Leaf I did!)

Being honest as always, Autumn Leaf didn’t excite me once in the water as much as other bath bombs that have been released by Lush this month. This does not mean I dislike it, I still totally recommend trying it at least once.

The bath art it creates is beautiful and I found myself humming the Disney song from the Pocahontas film while in the bath with it, ‘Can you paint with all the colours of the wind?‘😉

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