Violet Cream Bubble Bar from Lush

The Violet Cream Bubble Bar is 1 of 2 limited edition flower-shaped-bubble-bars from 2021’s Mother’s Day line. When my Mother’s Day order first arrived, before I’d even had a chance to scoop out the packing peanuts the Violet Cream bubble bar was the first product my nose picked up on.

Sharing its scent with Lush’s much-loved Daddy-O shampoo, I knew immediately that Violet Cream would sell well. SPOILER ALERT, if you like Parma Violet sweets, then Violet Cream really is the bubble bar for you!

The Violet Cream bubble bar is around the same size at the Peachy bath bomb. It is just the right size to fit snuggly in to your hand. While it’s not as big as the likes of the Brightside bubble bar it’s definitely substantial enough to be spread out over 2 baths.

The Violet Cream bubble bar is a bright and beautiful shade of purple. As well as its striking colour, Violet Cream is decorated with a sprinkling of plastic-free-natural shimmer which is very similar to the shimmer used to decorate the Melusine bath bomb. To finish off its flower-look, a single yellow tapioca pearl is placed in its middle, surrounded by its petals.

As I said earlier, if you like Parma Violet sweets Violet Cream is well worth trying. Containing both violet leaf and rose absolute, Violet Creams scent is one of the most inviting and uplifting fragrances available in this year’s Mother’s Day selection.

For violet coloured water and plenty of fluffy white bubbles simply crumble the Violet Cream bubble bar under the tap as your bath fills up. It wasn’t until I broke the Violet Cream bubble bar up that I realised how it got its name. Inside the Violet-flower-shaped bubble bar is its ‘cream’.

When I first see the ‘cream’ inside of it, I thought it was the same as the substance that holds a Lush bubbleroon together, the cream in this bubble bar is however a little different. It’s a really soft and workable cake/biscuit like icing.

When crumbling the ‘cream’ part under the running tap it was a lot more robust than the bubble bar part, taking a lot longer to break up.

I did find that it took a little more effort to make bubbles with the Violet Cream bubble bar than normal, whether this was something to do with the ‘cream’ part I’m not sure but other than that I can’t fault it. The water was luxuriously soft and it left my skin feeling even softer. I really enjoyed using Violet Cream and have ordered a few more as the scent really is to die for.



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4:20PM CBD Bath Bomb from Lush

The 4:20pm CBD Bath Bomb is a brand-new product and is the first of its kind from Lush. It was released back on Christmas Eve, 2020. CBD is short for cannabidiol, cannabidiol is the non-psychoactive compound found in hemp plants which I am sure many sceptical people will be pleased to hear, means that using this bath bomb will not get you high.

There has been a lot of research conducted around the use of CBD oil and it is said to have a long list of health-benefits. In particular it helps with stress management and those suffering with anxiety and/or sleep problems.

CBD has also been proven to help people like me, who suffer from medical conditions that cause wide-spread chronic pain. The very reason I first got into Lush Cosmetics was because I was looking for natural alternatives to prescription painkiller medications. With this in mind I of course ordered a couple of the 4:20pm CBD bath bombs without hesitation as soon as they became available.

The above photo shows you both sides of the 4:20pm CBD bath bomb, it has to be the oddest shaped bath bomb I have seen from Lush to date. One side of the CBD bath bomb is round and green, and the other side is baby-pink with a peculiar square and triangle crystal-like-design. The green side has 4:20 etched into it and the baby-pink side has the words LUSH CBD etched into it.

There are several unconfirmed theories behind how the 4:20pm bath bomb got its name, I thought it was because during the first UK lockdown that is when Mark, the co-founder of Lush Cosmetics liked to take his daily bath. My husband however says it’s to do with a ‘special time’ associated with getting high. A sort of secret code between groups of friends.

I think I prefer the bath time theory but both could be the reason behind its name. Lush do like to poke fun at certain things and are well known for being and saying things that are a little tongue-in-cheek.

As soon as the 4:20pm CBD bath bomb comes into contact with the water you are greeted with a gentle hiss of green and light pink bubbles. It’s a fairly quick fizzer and doesn’t create any bath art. This gives you ample time to sit back, relax and reap the benefits of this carefully crafted bath bomb with no distractions.

The 4:20pm CBD bath bomb contains cannabidiol, patchouli and sandalwood oils, it scent is earthy, woody and calming. Once the bath bomb has fully dissolved you are left with silky soft, moss-green bath water. It left my skin looking brighter and more hydrated yet not at all oily.

Once I was out of the bath I did feel very relaxed, I wouldn’t say I was anymore relaxed than I’d normally be after just an ordinary Lush bath though. I will have to try the CBD bath bomb a few more times before I can be sure as to whether the cannabidiol had any real/extra effects on me pain-relief wise.

After my bath I did go on to have quite a stressful day and I admit I got through it better than I normally would have, whether this was to do with the lingering effects of the bath bomb will remain a mystery but I’d certainly be happy to use this bath bomb again either way. 😊



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Blow Me A Kiss Bubble Blower from Lush

The Blow Me A Kiss Bubble Blower is a brand-new product from Lush’s 2021 Valentine’s Day collection. Just like the previously released and original bubble-blowing-product the I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles reusable bubble bar, the Blow Me A Kiss bubble blower can be used in the same way, as a reusable bubble bar and also to blow bubbles with too!

The Blow Me a Kiss reusable bubble bar boasts a never-before-been-released, brand-new Lush scent; it’s a deliciously fruity fragrance that really stands out up against all of the other traditionally floral fragranced products that are also in the 2021 Valentine’s Day line.

Containing bergamot and davana oils, the Blow Me A Kiss bubble blower is a zesty and magnificently uplifting product that breathes energy into the ridiculously cold, short February-days.

The bergamot oil gives its fragrance a fizzy-sherbet twang while the davana oil adds a little warmth to the fragrance; Davana oil is often described as smelling just like a big bowl of super-ripe-fruit and adds a tropical element to Blow Me A Kiss’ fragrance. The davana scent is also very well known to be an aphrodisiac, tying it in with the Valentine theme of love beautifully.

I am pleased to report that the Blow Me A Kiss bubble blower does not disappoint as a bubble bar or a bubble-blowing-toy. It probably won’t happen, but I think it would make a wonderful all-year-round product, keeping it just for the Valentine’s day line is a crime in my eyes.

As soon as you place the Blow Me A Kiss bubble blower under a running tap your bath begins to fill up with beautiful, blood-orange water. Slowly but surely the bath also begins to fill up with bright-white, fluffy bubbles.

The Blow Me A Kiss bubble blower goes a very long way bubble wise, making it excellent value for money. I expected to get 2 baths out of it maximum but have managed 4 adequately bubbled bubble baths out of just one bar.

Underneath the bubbles is silky-smooth blood-orange bath water. As the bath runs, Blow Me A Kiss bubble blowers fruitylicious fragrance fills your bathroom transporting you into thinking that you’re on a sunny, Summer holiday rather than stuck at home on a notoriously-cold-February.

The bubbles last throughout the whole of your time in the bath tub and so does the beautiful fragrance. I normally find the reusable bubble bars to be quite drying on the skin, Blow Me A Kiss bubble blower however left my skin feeling moisturised as well as appearing brighter. Its scent also stayed with me for several hours after getting out of the bath.

The bubble blowing side of this bubble bar (although more of a novelty feature) actually works surprisingly well. I can see children and adults alike enjoying this extra-special-feature. Over all I really have enjoyed using the Blow Me A Kiss bubble blower, it has left me very excited to see what bubble blowing products Lush come up with next!


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Love Me Do Bath Bomb from Lush

The Love Me Do Bath Bomb is a brand-new product from Lush’s 2021 Valentine’s Day collection. As you can clearly see from its picture, Love Me Do isn’t your average bath bomb as it is wrapped in a fully compostable muslin cloth…

With the Love Me Do bath bomb being wrapped it means you can enjoy the dry red-rose-petals that are hidden within it without the fear of clogging up your pipes with the bits of flowers that could end up going down your plug hole when the bath drains. It is also a huge bonus for those customers that dislike any ‘bits’ floating around in the bath with them. Put simply, you get all of the benefits from the ingredients without the mess!

The Love Me Do bath bomb contains a list of floral ingredients, there’s ylang-ylang and lavender oils, rose absolute and the aforementioned dried red-rose-petals. The tag and raffia-chord can both be composted too.

Scent-wise the Love Me Do bath bomb is the epitome of romance, it’s a fresh and powdery rose and lavender blend with entwined notes of ylang-ylang. If anyone got me a bunch of flowers for Valentine’s Day, I’d be very happy if the bouquet smelt like the Love Me Do bath bomb!

As soon as the Love Me Do bath bomb hits the water you are greeted with a hiss of bubbles. Love Me Do is incredibly pigmented, the water starts to immediately turn a deep-plumb-red and the powdery-floral-fragrance fills your bathroom, instantly relaxing you.

If you’re looking for bath art the Love Me Do bath bomb wouldn’t be a good choice of bath bombs to go for, what it however lacks in bath art, it well makes up for with its scent and how it makes your skin feel – I’ll talk a bit more about that later, *spoiler alert* it’s the best bit about this bath bomb…

After the Love Me Do bath bomb has fully dissolved all that’s left in the muslin cloth are the dried flower pieces. I’m not sure if the heat of the water and the petals combined make any difference to your bathing experience (like the seaweed in the Big Blue bath bomb softens the water) but I left the muslin cloth in the water right up until I pulled the plug anyway.

As promised here is a paragraph or 2 of my favourite thing about the Love Me Do bath bomb, HOW AMAZING MY SKIN FELT AFTER GETTING OUT OF THE BATH. I wasn’t expecting results quite like this at all, I’d always thought most Lush bath bombs left my skin looking and feeling brighter but the Love Me Do bath bomb is a game changer, my skin felt incredible. Hydrated, refreshed, brighter and silky-smooth.

Overall, I am really impressed with the Love Me Do bath bomb; I hope it comes back for the Valentine’s Day collection for years to come!


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Dragon Legend Reusable Bubble Bar from Lush

The Dragon Legend Reusable Bubble Bar is a brand new Lush product released in celebration of the Lunar New Year. Traditionally during the Luna New Year an ancient dragon-dance is performed to scare away any evil spirits.

Dragons are said to bring luck, wisdom and strength. With the way the last 12 months have been for everyone, I think we could all do with a dragon-dance or 2, anything to help us move on from 2020 and to move forward into 2021 with a better mindset and a bucket-load of hope is good for me! 🤞

The Dragon Legend reusable bubble bar shares its scent with the Christmas Eve bubble bar and Northern Lights bath bomb, it’s quite an acquired taste BUT fortunately it is a scent that I enjoy in whatever format Lush choose to release it in.

Dragon Legend contains jasmine absolute, dragon fruit powder and ylang ylang oil. Summed up quickly. Dragon Legends scent is a punchy and musky-floral. Often compared to the smell of washing detergent, it is a delightfully refreshing and crisp fragrance. The more you sniff it, the more your nose seems to pick up from it.

Lush have stated that you can get 3 adequately bubbled baths out of just one of the Dragon Legend reusable bubble bars. Although I feel it always depends on your bathrooms water pressure and whether you live in an area with hard or soft water, I’d say getting 3 baths out of the one bubble bar isn’t at all optimistic.

I am often very greedy when it comes to Lush, using much more than I need per bath but with Dragons Legend I really didn’t need to over-indulge to get the best out of it.

As soon as you place the Dragon Legend reusable bubble bar under the running tap, bubbles and water begin to fill up your bath tub. The water underneath the quickly forming blanket of fluffy white bubbles is decorated with a shimmery-plastic-free-gold and is an invitingly-warm orange colour. Its clean, fresh scent slowly fills your bathroom as the bath fills up with water.

Once you have your desired amount of bubbles in the bath tub, to get the most out of the reusable bubble bar put it out of the way in a cool, dry place, leaving it to dry until you want to use it again. As I said earlier, I love nothing more than to over indulge when it comes to Lush, especially with Lush bubble bars but with Dragons Legend you get a lot of bubbles very quickly, making it very cost effective.

The bubbles created by the Dragon Legend reusable bubble bar sadly do not last as long as I had hoped they would. I do find that this is often the case with Lush’s reusable bubble bars though.

Its fragrance does however last and it remains on your skin hours after getting out of the bath too. It leaves my skin soft-to-the-touch and it also appears plumper and a little brighter as well.

I have really enjoyed using the Dragon Legend reusable bubble bar and I hope that Lush decide to bring out a larger Lunar-New-Year line next year and every year from here-on-out. There is also a huge gap on the Lush shelves for a Dragon Legend/Northern Lights scented body lotion and body spray; Hint, hint, Lush! 😉


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Heart Beat Bath Bomb from Lush

The Heart Beat Bath Bomb is a brand new release from Lush’s 2021 Valentine’s Day line. Lush have taken inspiration for the Heart Beat bath bombs design from the much loved, Christmas-time-classic, the Shoot for the Stars bath bomb.

Just like the Shoot for the Stars bath bomb the Heart Beat bath bomb has 3, shimmery-gold bath melts set in its side, the difference being that they are heart shaped instead of stars! (see photos above and below).

You may recognise the Heart Beat bath bombs scent as it features in several other much-loved Lush products, Rose Jam shower gel being the first product that springs to my-mind that is (at the time of writing this review) currently available to purchase too.

The Heart Beat bath bomb contains a long list of lovey-dovey floral ingredients; there’s rose absolute, rose oil and geranium oil. There is also some lemon and almond oil mixed in alongside an impressive amount of popping candy.

The heart shaped melts are made of organic cocoa butter and much like the Butterball bath bomb it is recommended that you use the Heart Beat bath bomb in a hot as you can stand it bath so that your skin can get the full benefits from the super-hydrating, heart shaped bath melts.

My very first experience with the Rose Jam scent was a surprise as, as soon as I had heard its name I ignorantly assumed that it would be an older ladies fragrance, it is however far from it. It is a rose-dominated-scent but the lemon oil in it gives it a sweet and zingy edge making it highly desirable to everyone, young or old.

As soon as the Heart Beat bath bomb comes into contact with your bath water you are greeted with a fierce hiss of fizzy, dark-pink bubbles. It slowly dances around the waters-surface, fizzing away, spreading small amounts of shimmer from the gold bath melts as it fills your bathroom with its inviting and warm Rose Jam scent.

Once Heart Beat is in the water my nose can’t help but pick out a candy-like fragrance coming from it. I’m wondering if this could maybe be from the popping candy that is in it as it’s not something I have noticed with any other Rose Jam scented product before…

Heart Beat is a fairly slow fizzer, by the time the popping candy started to do its thing I had completely forgotten it was even inside of the bath bomb. As always the popping candy puts on a snap, crackle and popping bath-time-show that you’d expect only from the likes of a fireworks display.

As I said earlier the Heart Beat bath bomb is best enjoyed in a hot as you can stand it bath as this melts down the heart-shaped-bath-melts into an oil making it one of Lush’s most hydrating bath bombs. I’m not a huge fan of the super hydrating bath bombs as I’m not very steady on my feet and generally have quite oily skin to start with but using one every now and again is quite the treat.

Annoyingly I do have to either hose myself down or dab off the excess oil with a towel once I am out of the bath, the Rose Jam scent however stays on your skin so you’re not losing the fragrance just the excess oils.

The bath-tub-clean-up isn’t too bad either, I run a wet (with hot water) sponge with a dab of shower gel over the bath and the oil does rinse away easily. Quite often I don’t need to do this with Lush bath bombs but Heart Beat does require a tiny bit of clean up. – Overall I do however really like the Heart Beat bath bomb and recommend that you try it at least once before the Valentine’s day stock retires for another year. 😊❤️


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Watermelon Sugar Lip Scrub from Lush

The Watermelon Sugar Lip Scrub is brand new to Lush and the first of many products that I’m hoping to review on my blog in 2021!

As a huge fan of watermelon the first thing I noticed about the Watermelon Sugar lip scrub was how much it really does smell just like a bowl full of mouth-wateringly-refreshing watermelon.

The main ingredient in Lush’s lip scrubs is caster sugar. To this day I am still amazed that such a simple blend of natural ingredients can do such a thorough, yet gentle job of exfoliating your lips without drying them out.

Using Lush lip scrubs requires the minimum amount of effort. They cover everything your lips need to always look their best. They are the perfect product to exfoliate dry, chapped lips and are also very good at softening and hydrating them at the same time.

Exfoliating your lips has never been easier (or tastier) thanks to Lush!

As well as caster sugar the Watermelon Sugar lip scrub also contains maple butter and organic jojoba, oat kernel, watermelon seed, bergamot and rose oils.

Like the Unicorn and Toffee Apple lip scrubs, Watermelon Sugar has 2 different colours in the one pot. The top layer is a pinky-red and the bottom layer is lime green.

As far as I am aware, unlike the Unicorn and Toffee Apple lip scrubs BOTH layers of Watermelon Sugar smell and taste exactly the same, the different colours being the only difference between the 2.

The one thing I strangely have to point out in every lip scrub review that I write is that Lush lip scrubs aren’t food. Although, when using the scrub if a little of the mixture does end up in your mouth, there really is no need to panic.

Taste-wise, the Watermelon Sugar lip scrub reminds me of something I like to drink when I’m on a sunny holiday, sour-lime watermelon juice, but again, it’s not sold as a product you eat. *Please do not email me asking how many calories it is per pot.* 😂 IT’S A LIP SCRUB!

A little of the Watermelon Sugar lip scrub goes a very long way. Consistency wise, I’d say that the Watermelon Sugar lip scrub is one of Lush’s most gentle to date. Its less-coarse formula actually works really well.

Its finer consistency really helps the exfoliation process, I’m not entirely sure on how it works but it seems that the smaller the sugar grains the quicker and smoother my lips become after use.

While I still recommend using a lip balm after using the Watermelon Sugar lip scrub it is one of the most hydrating of Lush’s lip scrubs to date. I’m guessing that this is because of the organic jojoba oil and maple butter within it.

I find a lot of Watermelon scented products (outside of Lush) can smell really artificial, with this in mind I was pleasantly surprised that the Watermelon Sugar lip scrub smelt just like Watermelon and sweet, sweet sugar.

Am I impressed with the Watermelon Sugar lip scrub? YES! It ticks all of the boxes on what I like a lip scrub to be. It smells beautiful, tastes great and leaves my lips soft and buffed, It’s the perfect product to use to prepare your lips before applying a lip stick or gloss.

I would love to see more Lush products made with the new Watermelon Sugar fragrance.

As I said earlier, it’s very difficult to find Watermelon scented products that don’t smell artificial, Lush seem to have however mastered the fragrance with Watermelon Sugar. It’s mouth-wateringly refreshing and I just can’t get enough! 😊🍉



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Snow Fairy Bath Bomb from Lush

 

The Snow Fairy Bath Bomb was first released as a limited edition Christmas product back in the Winter of 2019.

With the Snow Fairy scent being so popular and featuring in copious amounts of products year-in-year-out, I wasn’t at all surprised to see that the Snow Fairy bath bomb had made a return in the Winter 2020 line.

As shown in the photograph above, the Snow Fairy bath bomb has 2 sides, each has a different variation of the same shaped and sized snowflake.

One side is pink with a bright-white embossed snowflake and the other side of it is the same bright-white with a shimmery ice-blue embossed snowflake.

After Lush decided to retire their jelly bombs, the Snow Fairy bath bomb was created to fill the void that the discontinued Snow Fairy jelly bomb created.

I didn’t dislike the Snow Fairy jelly bomb but I have to say I much prefer this bath bomb version. I like that it’s a stereotypical standard bath bomb, plain and uncomplicated.

My first experience with the Snow Fairy scent was through its shower gel; The Snow Fairy scent is best described as a sweet blend of candy floss and bubblegum.

I don’t always favour the super-sweet-scented Lush products however with the Snow Fairy scent featuring heavily in so many of Lush’s products, it’s almost impossible to avoid, especially in the Winter.

Over the years I have warmed to the scent, the fact that all-things-Snow-Fairy are bright pink (my favourite colour) really helped me warm to the fragrance too. 😉

Immediately after the Snow Fairy bath bomb is placed in the water, you are greeted with a hot pink explosion of fizzing bubbles.

It slowly starts to spin, dancing around the bath creating beautiful bright pink and white patterns on the surface of the water.

It is a fairly slow fizzer, giving you plenty of time to admire the bath art it creates.

Once the Snow Fairy bath bomb is fully dissolved you are left with silky-smooth, hot-pink water decorated with a plastic-free shimmer.

A good soak in a Snow Fairy bath doesn’t dry out my skin at all. I wouldn’t however describe it as hugely moisturising, if you enjoy the scent I recommend that you use the Snow Fairy body conditioner with it too.

This way you don’t mask the Snow Fairy scent with something completely different AND your skin gets an extra bit of added hydration.

Once out of the bath the Snow Fairy scent remains on your skin but is a lot less intense.

If you’re after bath art, the Snow Fairy bath bomb would be a good choice to go for. My photos in this review do the bath bomb no justice at all. I had several other photos I could have added to the review but I think the 7 in this post are more than enough to include in just one review!

Overall I really do like the Snow Fairy bath bomb and suspect that it will be released in Lush’s Christmas line every year for years to come.



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Orange Shower Scrub from Lush

The Orange Shower Scrub started off as a 2020, Christmas-line exclusive. It however became popular very quickly, so-much-so that Lush decided to make it an all-year-round product within just a few weeks of its release.

If you enjoy using the Brightside bubble bar then you’ll enjoy using the Orange shower scrub too. Brightside shares the same uplifting and zing-elicious fragrance as the Orange shower scrub, When I’m groggy and tired I can’t help but reach for it in the shower on a cold Winters morning.

To use the Orange shower scrub all you have to do is scoop out a small amount, you then work the scrub into your skin in circular motions making sure to pay extra attention to any dry patches you may have such as your knees and elbows.

Orange shower scrub can be used on both wet and dry skin; For a gentle scrubbing experience I’d recommend using it on wet skin and for a more intense scrub, I’d use it on dry skin followed by you getting in and rinsing it off in the shower.

A very small amount of the Orange shower scrub goes a very long way making it excellent value for money. As much as I love a heavy duty scrub I do prefer using the Orange shower scrub on wet skin, I find that when used alongside water it gives my skin just the right amount of hydration as it does scrubbiness.

Containing Sicilian mandarin, bergamot and tangerine essential oils, the Orange shower scrub is jam packed with vitamin C, it not only gives me an energy boost but also leaves my skin perfectly buffed as well as appearing much brighter.

Consistency wise I’d compare the Orange shower scrub to a mixture of the Rub Rub Rub and Magic Crystals shower scrubs. It’s not quite as silky to touch as Rub Rub Rub but has the chunkier salt crystals in like the Magic Crystals shower scrub does.

While the Orange shower scrub isn’t my favourite of the Lush shower scrubs that are currently available, it has been nice to experience a scrub in a different scent. I can see why it has sold so well and can see it doing well in the foreseeable future too. I for one would be a lot happier to receive a pot of this in my Christmas stocking rather than a satsuma! 😉



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I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas Bath Bomb from Lush

If you’ve spent your whole life looking for a star-spangled hippo to share a bath with then look no further as Lush are here to save the day!

The I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas Bath Bomb is brand new to this years (2020) Christmas line. It is inspired by a Christmas song of the same name that was released back in 1953. Up until the bath bombs release I actually hadn’t ever heard the song and had to look it up on YouTube, annoyingly it’s stupidly catchy… 😆

Like the Tick-Tock and Angels Delight bath bombs, I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas is another smaller bath bomb from this years Winter line. I can see why smaller sized bath bombs may not appeal to some customers but so far every bath bomb in this years line (big or small) has well and truly impressed me.

For the purpose of this review and to save both myself and you some time, I am now going to refer to the I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas bath bomb as just I Want a Hippo, Lush love to test my patience with super long names. I fear that if I continue to refer to it, by its full name I’ll never want to hear of or see a Hippopotamus ever again, star-spangled or not! 😂

I Want a Hippo shares its scent with the old school, Lush classic bath bomb, Space Girl. You will also recognise its scent from this years (2020) Halloween shower gel, Very Very Frightening. It’s a much loved scent within the Lush community and I’m so happy that Lush are finally using it in new products.

I have never been very good at describing scents but I am confident in describing I Want a Hippo’s fragrance as a soft, yet mouthwateringly moreish raspberry affair. Containing cold pressed raspberry seed, grapefruit and bergamot oils its scent is both refreshing and relaxing.

The light sprinkling of stars used to decorate the I Want a Hippo bath bomb make me think of the Jingle Spells and old style Northern Lights bath bombs, its colour however reminds me of the Blackberry bath bomb. I’m not sure if any of those bath bombs helped inspire the design of  the I Want a Hippo bath bomb but if you like any of them, I’m sure you’d enjoy I Want a Hippo too.

As soon as the I Want a Hippo bath bomb hits the water you a greeted with a gentle hiss of purple bubbles. Followed by gentle pops of the popping candy hidden within. The gold stars decorating the bath bomb slowly become loose scattering across the waters surface before dissolving.

The hidden popping candy continues to crackle away for a short while after the bath bomb has fully dissolved. The water it leaves behind is a beautiful shade of purple and feels like silk to touch. It isn’t as moisturising as I’m used to with Lush bath bombs but doesn’t dry my skin out or anything. A body lotion in its scent would however be very much appreciated, hint, hint Lush!

Overall I really enjoyed using the I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas bath bomb, it might not put on much of a show and is on the small side BUT its scent is delightful, I can still smell it on my skin hours after getting out of the bath. Well done Lush, this is yet another bath bomb I have to stock up on before the year is through… 🙈



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