Ickle Baby Bot Bath Bomb from Lush

Lush Cosmetic’s Ickle Baby Bot Bath Bomb is adorable and was designed with children in mind. It contains lavender, chamomile and sandalwood oil which is the perfect recipe to prepare you or your little ones for a great night’s sleep.

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The Ickle Baby Bot has a very gentle formula and because of this was one of the first Lush products that I ever tried. I was told that it was suitable for babies from 6 months plus, feeling safe with this knowledge, I figured that Ickle Baby Bot was a good product choice for myself when I was newbie Lushie.

Ickle Baby Bot is a miniature sized, robot shaped, pastel-blue coloured bath bomb.

As I said above it was designed with kids in mind and is desirable to both boys and girls.

I can imagine my niece opening it and saying ‘ooo it smells of flowers!’ And my nephew wondering if it is food.

I do not dislike this product I just prefer the alternatives that are a bit more theatrical in the bath tub. I popped my very first Ickle Baby Bot in to my bath then went straight to the toilet. Before I came back to it, it had already fizzled away. As it is a smaller sized bath bomb I wasn’t too surprised by this.

Pushing bath time theatrics aside, I love how quick, simple and effective the Ickle Baby Bot bath bomb is. Sometimes you just want to get on with your bath making Ickle Baby Bot a popular choice for people pushed for time.

An Ickle Baby Bot bath is perfect for the night time. It can be made even better if paired up with the Twilight shower gel and or the Twilight bath bomb or the Luxury Lush Pud bath bomb.

I love lavender and how versatile it is. It makes Ickle Baby Bot the perfect bath time buddy for winding down and clearing your head of any stress. Being one of the cheapest bath bombs currently on offer, Ickle Baby Bot though very small is still a very popular bath bomb.



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Please note that this post was originally posted on this website on the 28th of June 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


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 ♥