Fluffy Egg Bath Bomb from Lush

Fluffy Egg Bath Bomb.pngIt’s crazy to think that Easter 2016 has already been and gone, the first 5 or so months of the year normally creep past making Spring and Summer appear to be just a myth… What feels like 10 minutes after new years eve is now May the 5th!? Better late than never, here is my review on the beautiful florally decorated, hot-pink, egg shaped bath bomb called the Fluffy Egg!

Sharing its scent with the much loved Christmas shower gel Snow Fairy, Fluffy Egg has always proved very popular with Lush fans, coming back as an Easter exclusive every year since its original release. If you haven’t experienced the Snow Fairy scent before, it’s a very sickly-sweet smell, think bubblegum, oodles of sugar and candy floss galore.

I am going to admit that I am one of the very few people that doesn’t get ridiculously excited about the Snow Fairy scent. It’s not at all unpleasant, in fact its a very likeable scent. I however have never had much of a sweet tooth so it’s never going to be my go to product. If I however was faced with the choice of a chocolate Easter egg or this Fluffy Egg bath bomb, I’d pick the bath bomb every time.


Upon hitting the water Fluffy Egg starts to fizzle away ferociously. Floating just beneath the surface of the water, Fluffy Egg immediately starts to change your bath water into a sea of pink magic. Although Fluffy Egg is a very fast fizzer its scent stays with you through out the whole of your bath.

Not only does Fluffy Egg’s scent stay with you right up until the last drop of bath water goes down the plug hole, it also lingers on your skin for the best part of the day after getting out. I wouldn’t say that this bath bomb was particularly moisturising.

Most Lush bath bombs hydrate my skin so much so that I do not have to moisturise myself after. With Fluffy Egg I however found my skin a little dry after I got out of the bath. I just wish I had a Snow Fairy scented body lotion as I hate the idea of masking its scent with another product entirely.

Luckily, since first writing this review in May 2016, Lush have blessed us all with a Snow Fairy body conditioner ( first released as a part of Lush’s 2017 Winter line). Although it’s not quite the same as a body lotion, it does a very similar job and it shares the same scent  as Fluffy so there’s not two different scents masking one of the other.

Fluffy Egg as I said above is a very quick fizzer, the quick fizzers sometimes dissolve away so fast that you don’t get to appreciate some of the patterns a bath bomb can make.

Although the pretty bath art made by the Fluffy Egg bath bomb is nowhere on par to the likes of many other bath bombs, I do love the colour pink so I can’t complain. Sometimes less is more.

I wish they did this bath bomb in a blue colour too. I know my nieces and nephews would LOVE to use these mini egg bath bombs but the boys would never speak to me again if I got them a pink present… So ungrateful! 😉

Overall I think Fluffy Egg is a great addition to Lush’s Easter line and I look forward to hopefully seeing it again in 2017.



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Frozen Bath Bomb from Lush

It blows my mind that the Frozen Bath Bomb was originally only available from Lush’s Oxford Street store. When Lush announced that it would become a staple store product in all stores and online I was well and truly over the moon.

I’m Disney mad (yes I do have other obsessions away from Lush.) Can you imagine the sheer level of excitement beaming out of me when I first found out about the Frozen bath bomb? A Lush product inspired by a much loved Disney film is in my personal princess-obsessed-opinion, the best idea that Lush have ever come up with.

I knew upon the release of this bath bomb that I needed to get my hands on it as soon as possible. I would have literally done anything to get it and eventually I DID! all of my thanks goes to a Lush Oxford Street employee that went above and beyond to help me get my hands them. Thank you so much Bella!

The Frozen bath bomb is a soft, pastel-blue colour with a darker blue streak through it. I guess you could describe it as having a snazzy, dark blue belt. The colours are iconic to the film, I cannot express how happy this bath bomb makes me, I’m a loser I know but it is just so beautiful.

If  you’re a fan of the Disney film with the same name, you’d know just from the bath bombs colours that it is inspired by the main character, Queen Elsa’s beautiful icy-blue dress. Although the Frozen bath bomb has a fairly simple design, it is in my personal opinion one of the prettiest Lush bath bombs that I have ever seen on face value and in action.

I obviously had no idea what this product even smelt like back when it was only an Oxford Street exclusive. I was a little nervous that I wouldn’t like its scent as some Lush products simply  don’t get on with my nose. There was however no need to fret, this refreshing, solid ball of magic did not disappoint my delicate-princess nose at all.

I have tried to explain the scent so many times and even over a year since its release I still cannot find the right words. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious doesn’t even touch upon it.

The grapefruit and neroli oil in the Frozen bath bomb both work beautifully together. Neroli oil is actually scientifically proven to increase the levels of serotonin in the brain. For the likes of you and me, that means that the use of neroli oil increases the production of the happy hormone! maybe that is why the Frozen bath bomb has such a positive affect on me?

In theory, I should not like the scent of this bath bomb AT ALL, I have never been a huge fan of grapefruit and I would actually go as far to say that I despise grapefruit. Frozen has however changed my opinion on it. The bath bomb’s scent is both refreshing and uplifting, I cannot get enough of it.

The magic of the Frozen bath bomb however only truly starts when it is placed in your bath water. Every time I use the Frozen bath bomb I  fall even more in love with it, every swirl of pattern it makes is unique and I always find myself mesmerised by its beauty and graceful movement.

The first time I tried it I literally couldn’t stop taking photos, I can remember being kick-your-self gutted as half way through using it my iPad’s memory became full. BOO!

I don’t take the greatest of photos, my hands are very shaky as well as having poor grip. How I have never dropped my camera in the bath is a miracle, I have actually insured all of my gadgets for water damage so although I’d scream the house down it wouldn’t be the end of the world.

It is a shimmery bath bomb, once upon a time I actually used to avoid the shimmery Lush products as, as much as I love all things sparkly, the thought of it being all over my body and potentially in my eyes freaked me out, before I knew about the Frozen bath bomb I voiced my fear of bath bomb glitter to the sales assistant in my local store.  (I think we were talking about Space Girl.)

She reassured me that no Lush product contains ‘glitter, glitter’, it’s more of a light cosmetic shimmer, hearing this, I tried some of the shimmery, natural-mica-based bath bombs and haven’t looked back. I did not look like I had lost a fight with a fairy, it really was just a light dusting of shimmer similar to the soft shimmer you find in some makeup such as bronzer or cream eye shadows.

The Frozen bath bomb is absolutely perfect, if Lush ever discontinued it I will be very sad to see it go. To this day I don’t think there has been another bath bomb from Lush that is as truly beautiful in use.

Blue is far from my favourite colour but there is just something so spellbinding about the light and blue bath art that the Frozen bath bomb creates.

I can swish around the water, watching the shimmer sparkle away after Frozen has fully dissolved well after the water has grown cold. It feels almost criminal when you pull the plug…


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Please note that this post was originally posted on this website on the 15th of June 2015, I have updated each post several times as with time my photos have become somewhat better as has my product knowledge. – Lulu 


 

Intergalactic Bath Bomb from Lush

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The Intergalactic Bath Bomb was first released as an Oxford Street exclusive back in 2015. A little over a year later it was made a permanent in store product. Originally only available in one shop in the world, Lush fans far and wide were naturally super excited to see it added to the everyday line. This was a very wise decision made by Lush as now the Intergalactic bath bomb is Lush’s best selling bath bomb EVER.

The Intergalactic bath bomb is a deep, dark blue with hot pink, yellow-gold and white patches. I would love to have a go of making my own one day. The colours used in this bath bomb clash so well, it’s a truly beautiful design, it’s almost too pretty to use.

Before I had tried the Intergalactic bath bomb my go to bath bombs when I needed a refreshing smack in the face was Avobath or Dragon’s Egg. Containing peppermint, grapefruit, vetivert and cedar wood oil the Intergalactic bath bombs scent more than stands out.

It’s primarily a peppermint scent, the grapefruit in it however adds a fruity and citrus sharpness to it, it’s a very hard scent to describe and really is one you have to experience to appreciate.

At first I was really unsure on the Intergalactic bath bombs scent, my friend Bella had kindly sent it in the post to me all the way froom Lush Oxford Street, alongside the Intergalactic I also got a Frozen and a The Experimenter bath bomb in that same parcel.

All 3 of these scents are some of Lush’s most powerful and I think I just got a little overwhelmed. Once I had the Intergalactic on its own that’s when I fell in love with everything about it.

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The Intergalactic bath bomb soon became one of my favourite products from Lush, with it being so rich with peppermint oil I often use it to help with a symptom of my long term illness, nausea. A quick dip in an Intergalactic bath really does help me manage it better.

When the Intergalactic bath bomb first hits the bath water, it instantly fizzes up with a  blue foamy hiss.  As it fizzes away yellow, white and pink streaks begin to spiral out of it. Once the outer foamy layer disappears it begins to dance around the waters surface.

Once in the water it doesn’t take very long for the Intergalactic bath bomb to introduce you to its secret ingredient, popping candy! The popping candy is hidden inside of the Intergalactic bath bomb, slow but loud pops last right up until the bath bomb is fully dissolved.

Even though I have been using the Intergalactic bath bombs since 2015 I often forget about the popping candy, it always seems to take me by surprise which in turn makes me smile. 😊

What appears on first glance to be a very dark and mainly blue bath bomb actually creates some seriously colourful and super impressive bath art.

It turns your bath water a beautiful and deep shade of blue, it’s is so shimmery that it reminds me of the night sky. Inspired by the Milky Way, I like nothing more than to sit back and relax in its waters, becoming the guardian of your very own, do it yourself, miniature galaxy.

An Intergalactic bath could really only be described as the bath equivalent of a deep space adventure, however on this occasion no astronaut suit is required. Your birthday suit will be more than adequate attire for this space age, bathing experience!



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Lava Lamp Bath Bomb from Lush

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Back on the 24th of April 2015 Lush opened the doors of their brand new, London based Flagship store. They couldn’t have come across a better shop space. Located slap bang in the middle of the central line tube stations, Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court road.

Lush Oxford Street is the largest Lush shop in the world. Boasting 3 floors, it has plenty of space for all of the Lush junkies that venture there to explore.

When the opening of the shop was announced, the Lush community was alight with excitement. Often described as the cosmetics equivalent of Disney land, Lush Oxford Street is every Lush fans dream come true.

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Not only was there a massive new flagship store opening up, Lush Oxford Street would also contain over 100 never-before-released exclusive Lush Oxford Street products!

Unfortunately I wasn’t able to make it to the new Oxford Street store until mid August 2015. I was however still lucky as despite no personal visit, friends had posted a couple of products to me to tide me over.

When I did eventually make it to the store, I was incredibly overwhelmed. With so many new and exciting products to choose from I really didn’t know where to start. On my very first visit I was adamant that I wouldn’t leave a stone unturned. I thought I had managed to see it all, I hadn’t. Of course I was more than happy to arrange another trip back once or twice. No damage done, if you don’t include the dent in my bank account anyway…

The first exclusive product I decided to use was the Lava Lamp bath bomb. It smells absolutely delicious and is what I will be reviewing today.

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Some say that the Lava Lamp bath bomb smells the same as chocolate orange, I  however do not agree. I love chocolate orange and Lava Lamp (although very orangey) isn’t in my opinion chocolate orange.

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The Lava Lamp bath bomb was actually recalled by Oxford Street in 2015. I honestly never had a problem with it myself. Some people however said that the ‘purple bits’ kept falling out and that the purple and orange had stained their bath.

When using Lush products in the bath tub I have one rule that helps to avoid any bath bomb mishaps. I always make sure that my bath is spotlessly clean, I know it’s a lot of effort but who wants to get in to a dirty bath anyway? it is the bath grime that the colours mainly cling to, therefore the cleaner your tub the better!

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Thankfully Lush have now reformulated Lava Lamp and it is back as an Oxford Street exclusive. It’s not much different from the previous version but I can see that they have improved it ever so slightly. I say ‘slightly’ as I believe the original was already perfect, I was literally gutted that it had been taken away so suddenly. The reformulated bath bomb’s purple bits however now do not fall out, the bath also only needs a quick rinse with the shower head rather than a scrub and rinse.

In my opinion Lava Lamp is the most creative and well thought out bath bomb ever made by Lush. The name didn’t make sense until I had actually used it, I fell in love with it as soon as I realised why it was called Lava Lamp.

Lava Lamp is a bright almost fluorescent-orange, it looks like it has been taken straight out of the 60’s,  The purple dots as described above are in fact tiny chips of solid oil.  As the bath bomb fizzes away, the solid oil breaks free and sinks to the bottom of the bath tub. As the oil warms up in the water it slowly turns to liquid and rises – just like a lava lamp does when you switch it on.

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The only thing about this bath bomb is that you do have to rinse off your body with the shower hose before getting out.  The first time I ever used it I couldn’t rinse off because my boyfriend had used all of the hot water from the showers supply, he loves a long, hot shower.

Instead of rinsing it off I had to pat my self down with a towel, I was worried it would stain but it didn’t, the towel washed out in the washing machine easy peasy. Now they have reformulated it, it rinses off of your skin a lot easier than it used to. It is a lot more practical than previous versions. I hope that Lava Lamp sticks around this time!



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PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POST WAS ORIGINALLY POSTED ON THIS WEBSITE ON THE 1ST OF JUNE 2015, I HAVE UPDATED EACH POST SEVERAL TIMES AS WITH TIME MY PHOTOS HAVE BECOME BETTER AS HAS MY LUSH PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE. – Lulu from Lush Upon A Time ♥ 

Think Pink Bath Bomb from Lush

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The Think Pink bath bomb might be quite a bit smaller than many of the bath bombs currently available in Lush however do not be fooled. I have said this before and I will say it again, never judge a bath bomb until you’ve given it a go in the bathroom.

This hot pink bath bomb decorated with cute, candy-flowers is quite the sight for a self confessed pink-a-holic. Although I will admit that my nose didn’t at first detect all of its supposed ingredients.

The fair trade vanilla absolute is probably (to me) the most prominent scent in the Think Pink bath bomb. In complete contrast, I would have never known that the Think Pink bath bomb also had neroli oil in. My nose just doesn’t seem to pick up on it. The bath bomb’s scent however does have a gentle, zesty edge to it and I imagine this being because of the neroli oil.

Alongside the vanilla and neroli oil are tonka absolute and lavender. In my head I really  wasn’t sure if all of these ingredients would work well together, I however had a few sniffs of it in the shop and was sold straight away.

Tonka, lavender and neroli oil have since become some of my favourite Lush product ingredients. Ever since I first tried the Think Pink bath bomb I have always made sure that I have one or two to hand for the times I crave a sweet-treat bath.

I adore this bath bombs scent, there isn’t anything much better than being surrounded in Think Pink’s glory, it calms my mind, body and soul. Against my original belief, Think Pink has the perfect combination of ingredients to help me relax and wind down after a long, hard day.

The first time I used Think Pink in the bath I literally had no idea of its surprise ingredient, confetti love hearts! – I know some people are afraid of small and slightly random objects in their bath however these confetti love hearts dissolve away as you bathe, just like the bath bomb did initially. They aren’t scary at all, I promise.

As the description  in the Lush catalogue says, Think Pink really is like a hug in bath form.


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Please note that this post was originally posted on this website on the 19th of May 2015, I have updated it several times as with time my photos have become better as has my Lush product knowledge. Thank you for popping by my blog! – Lulu from Lush Upon A Time 

Twilight Bath Bomb from Lush

Before I had even had the chance to sniff this beautiful, lavender infused bath bomb, I had an overwhelming feeling that I’d really, really like it.

Lush Cosmetics as a company was very new to me back when I first decided to give the Twilight bath bomb a go, I had previously only tinkered with Lush bubble bars as I couldn’t quite get my head around buying a product that could only be used once.

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My love for all things pink is no secret, neither is my obsession with stars. Twilight’s baby-pink colour alongside its intricate star & moon design was quite literally made for me.

Twilight and I are a match made in Lush heaven. I wholeheartedly believe that Twilight was destined to be my first Lush bath bomb. It was the product that got me hooked to Lush and for that it will always mean something special to me.

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What would I be doing with my life if the Twilight bath bomb hadn’t have found me? What did I do with my life before Lush was in it?! Lush really is a way of life and I will never look back.

As for the scent of this beautifully presented bath bomb, incredible, amazing and beautiful are just a few of the words that come straight to mind. Twilight is rich with lavender and tonka-absolute therefore making it the perfect night time bath bomb.

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Its cocktail of various essential oils are perfect at helping you wind down after a long, hard day. The scent itself stays with you throughout the evening and even lasts on your skin for most of the next day. Not only do you benefit from its beautifully subtle scent hours and hours after using it, you also get soft, smooth and gloriously hydrated skin.

Twilight gives off 2 different colours while fizzing away in the bath. Initially it creates mounds and mounds of soft, pink-foam. As the pink foam gradually fizzes away it is then that you begin to see its baby blue interior.

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I am always so mesmerised by the reaction that I forget I am in a bath and that I need to lay back and relax. Watching a bath bomb slowly fizzing around the bath is extremely therapeutic as well as fun.

Some people prefer to watch a bath bomb work its magic before getting into the tub, others however prefer to get straight in with it, there’s no right or wrong way about it. Do whatever you feel comfortable with.

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The bath bomb spins as it slowly reacts with the water, when the blue flecks begin to appear, the bath bomb then stops spinning and charges around the bath like a little power boat.

Once the bath bomb has fully dissolved I feel instantly relaxed. My skin is always well moisturised and I get out of the bath feeling pleasantly calm and more importantly, ready for bed.

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My first bathing experience with the Twilight bath bomb was great, I have now used Twilight more times than I can keep up with and it always makes for a fantastically relaxing bath. Its scent is what dreams are made of.

For a very long time I said that the Twilight bath bomb was my favourite. Although a few years on I no longer call it my favourite as I am now also obsessed with various other bath bombs. I still treasure it and am reminded of my love for it whenever I catch a whiff of the enchantingly, beautiful Twilight scent.



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Please note that this post was originally posted on this website on the 4th of May 2015, I have updated it several times as with time my photos have become better as has my product knowledge, I cannot thank you enough for popping by my blog! –
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Spring Bunny Bath Bomb from Lush

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The Spring Bunny Bath Bomb is only available to buy as a single product in one place in the world, Lush’s flagship store in Oxford Street, London. (There are several Easter gift sets that it features in too!)

It is no secret that the citrus scented products are the ones I favour. I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a lot of the new Easter stuff this year as so many of the products in this years line are citrus based.

Packed with Sicilian lemon oil, the Spring Bunny bath bomb makes for an excellent bath time product to use if you need to get up and go. Most Lush bath bombs are tennis ball shaped and lack the same intricate detail that Spring Bunny does. Shaped as an Easter bunny, it has a face, ears and little feet making it almost too cute to let go down the plug hole.

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In size I’d compare it to the Ickle Baby Bot bath bomb.

Packed with uplifting and cleansing Sicilian lemon oil, Spring Bunny is the perfect Easter pick-me-up. A lot of people think that baths are a part of a night time ritual that helps you get off to sleep. This isn’t the case at all, the rich and zingy scent of Spring Bunny gives me such an energy and mood boost that I’d actually feel silly using it of a night.

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Before I got my hands on the Spring Bunny bath bomb I expected it to be a very quick fizzer, I was very surprised as it lasted a lot longer than I thought it would. I am unsure of how long it actually takes to fully dissolve but comparing it to other bath bombs of a similar size it definitely puts on a ever so slightly longer show.

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For design I give the Spring Bunny bath bomb top marks, simply because it’s so detailed.

I know of several people that haven’t been able to use their Spring Bunny bath bomb yet because it is so sweet to look at. Giving it a little nose, eyes, ears and dinky feet has made it so much more impressionable than the normal type of bath bomb, as said above, you just don’t want to let it all go down your plug hole never to be seen again.

Some have even said that the Spring Bunny bath bomb is like having a pet rabbit BUT a lot better as it smells like lemons, doesn’t need feeding and also doesn’t poop…

I however never get too attached to my bath bombs and threw this little guy in my bath as soon as I could.

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What the Spring Bunny bath bomb lacks in size and variety of colours is well made up for with its uplifting and refreshing scent. As soon as I got into the bath I could feel the bath bombs cocoa butter, soothing and hydrating my tired, dry, winter skin. The Lemon scent stayed with me for the rest of the day too.

I have a few of this bath bomb in my personal Lush stock and I foresee some very energising baths in my very near future. For such a little bath bomb, Spring Bunny has quite the kick!



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Somewhere Over The Rainbow Bath Bomb from Lush

Somewhere Over The Rainbow Bath BombI finally got hold of the Lush Oxford Street exclusive, the Somewhere Over the Rainbow Bath Bomb. A huge thank you to my sister-in-law Kelly for picking these up for me. I literally squealed with delight when this handsome little bath bomb arrived on my doorstep. When I very first see the sneak peaks of this bath bomb, I predicted that it would be similar to the Sacred Lotus bath bomb in terms of fragility. Somewhere Over the Rainbow is however the complete opposite of fragile. For its unusual shape, it is remarkably sturdy putting other oddly shaped bath bombs to shame.

I’m 100% positive that Somewhere Over the Rainbow shares its scent with another Lush product, I however can’t work it out and it’s driving me insane! – I wish that I could have them all in front of me to sniff so that I could work it out. I found a little bit of information about it online but seeing as it’s a very newly released bath bomb no one has had the chance to write a proper review on it just yet.

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Containing sicilian mandarin and neroli oil it is a relaxing, mood boosting and refreshing bath time treat. Many people think that bath bombs are only good for winding down before bed. WRONG! The Somewhere Over the Rainbow bath bomb breathes life into my tired body, helping me go on for that little bit longer.

As soon as Somewhere Over The Rainbow hits the water you’re greeted with a thick pastel coloured red and orange foam that is super moisturising and soft. Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’d already know that the Somewhere Over The Rainbow bath bomb is inspired by the film The Wizard of Oz, It’s kaleidoscope of colours really does draw you into the magic that comes if you follow the yellow brick road.

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I always get an unbelievable amount of photos when I use this bath bomb. I thought that it would be a quick fizzer with the odd splash of colour, it was however so much more than that. It fizzed away very slowly, gracefully filling my bathroom with a soft citrus and calming neroli scent. This combination works a trick for shaking off any worries or stress you may be feeling.

I am devastated that I only have one more of these bath bombs left in my own personal stash, they were an Easter 2016 limited edition release so you can no longer get them. I feel that once Easter 2016 was over, the absence of the Somewhere Over the Rainbow bath bomb left a big empty hole in the Lush world. It’s a brilliant product and would make for a fantastic permanent edition, I’d love it even if Lush just decided to keep it on as a Lush Oxford Street exclusive.



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Phoenix Rising Bath Bomb from Lush

The Phoenix Rising Bath Bomb was one of the very first that I tried from Lush. Back in the day when Lush Cosmetics wasn’t all that I ever thought/talked about, Phoenix Rising was readily available in every store as well as online. This was the case up until early 2015.

Since Phoenix Rising’s retirement this is the first time (to my belief) that they have been released as a Lush Kitchen product. Their scent is to die for, I missed it a hell of a lot since it was discontinued so I decided to order a few.

As soon as they arrived I was greeted with their wonderful scent, it took me right back to when I very first got into Lush.

I always liked this bath bomb as it wasn’t like any of the others. Anything with bergamot oil in, is a winner for me but when it is mixed with cinnamon it becomes a dream. Its purple exterior and gold lustre soon fill the bath, a beautiful deep pink foam froths off of it as it glides around in the shimmering, deep purple water.

Phoenix Rising then sinks to the bottom. Still bubbling away, whilst filling my bathroom with an uplifting and energising bergamot and cinnamon scent. The cinnamon stick then becomes unattached to the bath bomb as the ‘phoenix rises!’ right back to the top.

There is something so incredibly warming about cinnamon, I wish Lush did more of them as there’s nothing like a good old soak in a cinnamon infused bath.

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Sometimes I find that bath bombs dissolve too quickly. When this happens it leaves me with no time to appreciate what a very clever invention they are.

The Phoenix Rising bath bomb is however a very slow fizzer. Its colour, scent and presence soothes the soul.

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The scent from this enchanting bath bomb lingers on your skin for the best part of the next day if used just before bed, I also love how it pampers my skin. It feels silky smooth when I get out of the bath, there is no need for me to moisturise at all.

I’m still very sad that this bath bomb was put into retirement, I would however like to thank Lush Kitchen for making up a small batch last week so that we could get the chance to relive it once more.



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Dashing Santa Bath Bomb from Lush

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I have actually used this bath bomb several times now. This of course indicates that I like it at the least, a little bit. I have wanted to share my opinions and product photos of the Dashing Santa Bath Bomb ever since I first used it back in October, I however thought it would be wise to leave it until it was a little more closer to Christmas as I know the C word scares most people if mentioned before December…

Seeing as my boyfriend has already put our Christmas tree up, I decided that today was the day to share my review. Hopefully writing this post gets me into the Christmas spirit. What I lack in Christmas enthusiasm my Crimbo-crank-boyfriend well makes up for.

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As much as I hate Christmas as soon as I see the list of ingredients that the Dashing Santa bath bomb contained I had to try it as soon as possible. The three stand-out ingredients that got me excited were; Mandarin, bergamot and orange. I’m a sucker for anything citrus scented so as soon as this bath bomb was available I ordered it.

I’m always honest in my reviews and when I first had the Dashing Santa bath bomb in front of me I admit that I was a little disappointed at its subtle scent, it was definitely citrusy but it was nowhere near as strong a citrus scent as the Golden Wonder or Lava Lamp Bath Bomb bath bombs are. Sometimes I however like to use the bath bombs that are gentle scent wise.

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The Dashing Santa bath bomb is a very slow but colourful fizzer. I am so glad that I gave this bath bomb a go as once it was in the water, the scent of it intensified ever so slightly which really pleased my nose. Slowly but surely Dashing Santa fizzles away leaving the bath water a warm orange colour.

The name Dashing Santa was inspired by the way this bath bomb moves in the water, starting with his golden boots he slowly charges (or should I say dashes) around the bath like a little power boat.

The scent of this bath bomb lingered on my skin the morning after too which I wasn’t expecting at all what with it being so subtle. There is just something so cheery and refreshing about citrus based Lush products, I can never get enough of them.

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Dashing Santa will most certainly be another of the bath bombs that I will be stocking up on before Winter 2015 is through.

I have my fingers crossed for Lush bringing Dashing Santa back for Lush Christmas 2016 as its scent is one I have grown very fond of. Lush definitely need to make more products with Dashing Santa’s scent as I feel it would be great in other formats, a body lotion, soap or shampoo bar would go down a treat in my house!



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