Happy Skin Facial Exfoliator from Lush

The Happy Skin Facial Exfoliator was one of 6 products from September 2021’s Lush Kitchen subscription box. At the time of writing this review I am sad to say that it hasn’t been available in any other capacity again since.

At the risk of sounding like a complete drama queen, THIS IS NOT OK, AT ALL! – I’ve never liked an exfoliator for your face more. Regrettably, I let my husband try it and just like that I had to now not just ration the product on my uses of it, but his uses of it too.

Considering I have been using it at the most 2 times a week since September, (my husband considerably more because he is a diva) I think it has lasted quite well, I still have about a quarter of it left.

The Happy Skin facial exfoliator contains, bamboo stern extract, tagua nut powder, fresh jackfruit juice, sesame seed absolute, vanilla absolute, tonka absolute and the following essential oils: argan, rose hip and extra virgin olive oil.

It is described as an ‘enzymic, vitamin rich’ exfoliator filled with ‘ground tagua nut’ and is said to ‘help gently clear and brighten your skin’. To use, all you have to do is splash your face with warm water, scoop out about a pound-coin-sized amount of it from the pot, followed by you then gently massaging it over your face and neck. I like to pay special attention over my nose and the apples of my cheeks and my chin.

Once you’ve finished gently buffing the product around your face, you then simply rinse it off. Your skin immediately feels and appears a lot smoother and brighter, just 30 seconds of using this cream banishes all of the dead skin cells and microscopic dirt away while also calming the skin of any redness down too.

With it having quite a vast amount of ingredients its scent is difficult to describe, it’s like a nutty vanilla with a slight pineapple twang. My face LOVES it. My husband’s face is equally as obsessed.

The formula is light and not at all cakey like most other facial exfoliators. If Lush do not bring this out as a part of their new all-year-round skin care line next year, then we are going to fall out. It’s amazing. For me to rave about a skincare item is very rare indeed.

Lush, you probably won’t see this as you’ve sworn off of social media (🙄) but Happy Skin needs to become permanently available, my face depends on it. Plus, I’d like to get my husband his own pot so that he will stop using all of mine!


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Jingle Bells Bath Bomb from Lush

This year the Jingle Bells Bath Bomb has made a return, it however has a very different scent from before. Jingle Bells now shares its scent with the Baked Alaska soap. – If you really miss the old version of the Jingle Bells bath bomb try the Toby’s Magic Cow bath bomb as it shares its scent with the older version of the Jingle Bells bath bomb.

The Jingle Bells bath bomb is unique to any other bath bomb currently available from Lush. It is hand pressed into a bell-shaped mould.

Inside of it is a small amount of open space (however, it’s not completely hollow) a small amount of loose bath bomb chunks is in this little pocket of space inside of Jingle Bells. If you shake the bath bomb, it’s just like a bell, although to me, it sounds closer to a maraca! 😉

The Jingle Bells bath bomb is white all over with a red bow on its top. Stars are etched into its top half while the bottom of it looks just like a mini circular-bell does, with 4 holes in a cross shape.

When the first version of the Jingle Bells bath bomb was released, it was a lot bigger, now it is the same size as the average sized bath bomb (as a reference, this is the same size as the bestselling Twilight and Intergalactic bath bombs).

Being honest, as always – I much prefer it in its smaller sized format. There’s not much difference between the 2 but I think the smaller bath bombs seem to give you the better bath art.

The Jingle Bells bath bomb contains lemon myrtle, ylang ylang and grapefruit oils. Its scent is a strong citrusy one, so strong that I can immediately smell it as soon as I walk into a room that it is in.

I’ve seen on the Lush website that quite a few customers have said its citrusy scent doesn’t fit in with the Christmas theme at all. I couldn’t disagree more, the scent is perfect for this time of year, it really wakes me up and we all know how hard it is to get out of bed on a cold Winters morning!

I’d go as far as to say it’s even more awakening than the Avobath bath bomb.

As soon as the Jingle Bells bath bomb meets your bath water there is an explosion of bright white foam. The first bit of colour to appear from it is from the red bow that sits on its top.

Slowly but surely. Red and white foam begin to make a swirling pattern as the Jingle Bells bath bomb dances around the water.

After a few minutes the red seems to dwindle a little, mostly white foam comes out of the bath bomb. Just as you think the bath art show is over blue foam bursts out of the bath bomb too.

Red, white, and blue spill out of the bath bomb as its bobs around your bath, my pictures do the pretty-bath-art that the Jingle Bells bath bomb creates no justice at all!

The colours clash so well making the patterns it creates really pop.

Underneath the bath art, your bath water begins to change colour, the water left behind is a beautiful shade of milky violet.

The Jingle Bells bath bomb is fully dissolved within 10 minutes. Its super awakening scent fills your bathroom, banishing away all of your Winter blues.

The milky violet water is also silky smooth, my skin laps it up; Normally the citrusy products don’t hydrate my skin as well as others, but my skin feels and smells fabulous after a good soak in a Jingle Bells bath.

Overall, I am really impressed with the new version of the Jingle Bells bath bomb, the scent is a huge improvement in my eyes, and I have my fingers crossed it comes back in next years’ Winter line too!


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Snow Fairy Lights Bath Bomb from Lush

Another day, another review on a limited-edition, Winter-product that shares its scent with the cult classic, Snow Fairy shower gel… The Snow Fairy Lights Bath Bomb is new to Lush this Winter (2021). Designed in the same way as the Love Locket Amazeball bath bomb, I was very excited to get my hands on one.

Just like the Love Locket bath bomb that I mentioned above, the Snow Fairy Lights bath bomb is both pink and blue externally. It’s just like all of Lush’s previously released amazeballs, Lush seem to have just dropped the ‘amazeball’ term in the bath bombs name.

Lush’s Amazeballs and the Snow Fairy Lights bath bomb have a super fancy design. They are hollow inside and each have a small, bath-bomb-lid – In Snow Fairy Lights case it is the little blue snowflake you can see in the above and below photos.

Inside of the hollow Snow Fairy Lights bath bomb are mini-bath-bomb-circles in various colours. You can see them in the photo below.

There’s no right or wrong way to use the Snow Fairy Lights bath bomb. Some sprinkle the mini-bath-bomb-circles into the bath water before adding the rest of the bath bomb, while others put it in all together.

Some even use each bit in separate baths. – A good idea if you want to spread the product out over several baths rather than just the one.

The Snow Fairy scent is best described as a sickly-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 so heavily in so many of Lush’s products, it’s almost impossible to avoid, especially in the Winter.

Over the years I have slowly warmed to the scent. The fact that all-things Snow-Fairy-scented are almost (mostly) bright pink (my favourite colour) really helps sell them to me too.

I was very excited for the bath art from the Snow Fairy Lights bath bomb as I expected it to be on par with the bath bomb I mentioned at the start of this review, the Love Locket bath bomb.

Upon hitting the water, the Snow Fairy Lights bath bomb created an explosion of pink foam. The Snow Fairy scent fills your bathroom as it starts to fizzle away. Sadly, this is where the show ended for me.

The photo above was taken within the first 15 to 20 seconds of placing the Snow Fairy Lights bath bomb into the bath water. I let go of it immediately after that, readying myself for some serious bath art however all of the bath-bomb-pieces sunk to the bottom of the bath; The small coloured bits, the pink star-piece and the blue snowflake simply just disappeared. There wasn’t a single bit of bath art at all. 🙁

The water left behind by the Snow Fairy Lights bath bomb is a super-shimmery pink. Its scent remained throughout the bath, and it still lingered in the air for a short while after it had gone down the plug hole too.

My skin wasn’t particularly hydrated after my bath, but the scent lingered on my skin for a few hours after using it.

Unfortunately, I wasn’t very impressed with the Snow Fairy Lights bath bomb once I had given it a go. I much prefer the ordinary Snow Fairy bath bomb as it’s cheaper and has a little more to give during use. I wholeheartedly recommend the Snow Fairy bath bomb and Snow Fairy Roll bubble bar over Snow Fairy Lights.

Never-the-less I do think that the Snow Fairy lights bath bomb is a good ‘novelty product’ that I think children could potentially quite enjoy because of it being in several pieces.


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The Golden Pudding Bath Bomb from Lush

If you’re wondering where the Golden Wonder and Luxury Lush Pud bath bombs are in Lush’s Winter collection this year, you’re not the only one. Sadly, they got the axe, I’d never thought I’d see the day but here we are…

The loss of both of those bath bombs really has left a huge hole in the Winter collection, Lush however didn’t take them both away completely; They have combined the 2 together to make The Golden Pudding Bath Bomb.

The Golden Pudding bath bomb shares its scent with the now discontinued-Winter-product, the Golden Wonder bath bomb and its shape and design (as a pudding-shaped-bath-bomb) is inspired by the other discontinued Winter bath bomb that I mentioned above, the Luxury Lush Pud.

Golden Pudding is not quite as colourful on the outside as the Luxury Lush Pud but you can easily see the resemblance.

Now you know the background of how the Golden Pudding was created from 2 older bath bombs, I want you to forget that it’s a combination of 2 and see it for its own bath bomb.

I feel that if you spend too much time comparing them together, it’ll take away anything special about it. The Golden Pudding bath bomb deserves a fair review without the pressures of it being just as good as older products, so I am keeping an open mind for this review, and I’d like for you to do that too!

The Golden Pudding bath bomb is mostly golden, with a white top and mini candy holly-shaped-crown. You’ll recognise its scent from a number of different past Winter products such as the Celebrate shower gel and Buck’s Fizz body conditioner.

Ingredients wise, The Golden Pudding contains – sweet wild orange, wine lees and lime oils. It’s a tangy citrusy scent with a warm, boozy punch.

As soon as the, The Golden Pudding bath bomb comes into contact with the water it starts to slowly fizzle away. Being honest as always, I was expecting a little more foam.

I almost thought it was a dud bath bomb at first because it just wasn’t as explosive as I was used to from a Lush bath bomb.

It didn’t take long for the bath bomb to start spinning. Within approximately 2 minutes the bath bomb got a lot more exciting. A burst of unexpected-orange-foam suddenly spills out of The Golden Pudding, followed by a stream of pink foam too.

My earlier assumption of the bath bomb being a dud couldn’t have been more wrong. The bath art seemed to just go on forever. Beautiful spinning patterns of hot pink, yellow and orange decorate the waters surface. I couldn’t stop taking photographs.

The water slowly turns a bright shade of blood-red-orange, bath art wise the, The Golden Pudding reminded me a lot of the, The Enchanter bath bomb, (which so happens to be a favourite of mine! 

The Golden Pudding took a good 10 minutes to fully dissolve.

Its scent lasts throughout your whole bath and lingers in the air once it has gone down the drain too. Laying back in its sweet yet spicy-warm waters always leaves me super relaxed.

Its silky-smooth waters are also really soothing on your Winter-battered-skin. Its beautiful scent remains on your skin for the best part of the rest of the day too, something that’s quite unusual for a citrus based product.

Overall I do really like the, The Golden Pudding bath bomb, I do however feel that I need to mention one thing. We have another new bath bomb in this years (2021) collection that produces very similar bath art, the You Shall Go to The Ball bath bomb.

I think maybe if they both had different colours in them it would have added a little more variety into the collection. The bath art produced by both are still unquestionably good, I just think different colours would have catered to more customers maybe.

Will the, The Golden Pudding bath bomb be a one hit wonder like so many other past Winter bath bombs? Only Lush can answer that. I would be sad if it didn’t return next Winter. It has a beautiful scent; One I can’t imagine a Christmas without!


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Jolly Shower Gel from Lush

 

The Jolly Shower Gel was recently released by Lush; It is a limited-edition product that is a part of Lush’s 2021 Winter line. It’s a brand-new product and a brand-new scent!

Jolly is bright orange and has a thick but easy to get out of the bottle consistency. Consistency wise it is very similar to the Bubbly shower gel from past Winter lines.

Jolly contains a very Christmassy list of ingredients; cinnamon stick, orange infusion and the following essential oils – clove bud, Brazilian orange, and tangerine. Jolly’s scent is a strange one – (by strange I don’t mean it is unpleasant) it’s just very different from what I am used to from Lush.

Jolly’s scent is in my opinion, incredibly complex. My nose picks up on several different things all at once. One part of its scent is a mouth-wateringly juicy orange then another is spicy because of the clove bud oil in it, it reminds me of chewing gum or some type of toothpaste.

Its scent is both warming and refreshing. As I said earlier Jolly’s consistency is thick but not so thick it’s hard to get out of the bottle. It lathers up in your hands easily and the warmth from the cinnamon and clove bud oils really comes through when mixed with the hot water and steam of the shower.

I will admit that I wasn’t blown away with Jolly when I sniffed it straight from the bottle, some aspects of it I found incredibly moreish and others I wasn’t so sure. Its scent did however grow on me once I’d tried it in the shower. My husband has requested a bottle for Christmas and another for his birthday which tells me he’s keen on it!

Jolly’s scent although very subtle can be detected on your skin once you’re out of the shower. It also leaves my skin soft and warm making it perfect for cold Winter months. It also cleanses my skin well and leaves it hydrated enough to get away with not moisturising after your shower.

While the Jolly shower gel hasn’t got me as excited as past Winter shower gels such as Cinders, Hot Toddy and Calacas, it has grown on me the more I have used it. I don’t think it will be the most popular out of the 2 new shower gels in the Winter line (we have been given the brand-new Plum Duff shower gel too) but it is the more Christmassy of the 2.

It’s rare for a shower gel outside of Snow Fairy to make an appearance two years in a row/year-in-year-out. I would love to see Jolly come back but know that Lush love a one-hit-wonder product, especially when it comes to their Winter-product line ups.


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Snow Fairy Roll Bubble Bar from Lush

The Snow Fairy Roll Bubble Bar has returned to Lush for yet another Winter. I can see it being a staple Winter product for years and years to come so thought I’d finally get my review on it published – better late than never!

Within the Lush Community the Snow Fairy scent dominates the festive period year-in-year-out and features in a variety of different product formats. Keeping on top of my reviews is like a full-time-job sometimes, hence this review going live well over a year since the bubble bars original release.

With the Snow Fairy Roll bubble bar selling so well last Winter, Lush decided to also bring it out in an extra-large version for Christmas 2021. The standard sized Snow Fairy Roll weighs approximately 200g while the super-sized version is approximately 1000g!

If you’ve read any of my previous product reviews on other Snow Fairy scented products such as the Snow Fairy shower gel or Snow Fairy bath bomb, you’d know I don’t tend to favour the sweeter scents. However, over the years I’ve warmed to the Snow Fairy scent somewhat. What really helps sell anything Snow Fairy to me is the fact all of the stock in its fragrance is my favourite colour, bright pink.

The standard sized Snow Fairy Roll bubble bars are the same size as the all-year-round bubble bar favourites, The Comforter and Brightside bubble bars. They are also made in the exact same way – 2 different coloured bubble bar mixtures are rolled together then chopped into separate bars ready to sell.

If you’d like to see them being made behind the scenes, be sure to check out @lushsneakypeeks on Instagram. It’s a fantastic account run by one of Lush’s most creative product-inventors. It’s by far the best insight into life at the Lush factory available on social media right now!

I’m usually not shy when it comes to being greedy with my bubble bars and I always overindulge but if I decided to be sensible with this bubble bar, I could easily get 5 maybe 6 generously bubbled baths out of just the one Snow Fairy Roll bubble bar. My favourite thing about all of the ‘Roll bubble bars’ is how far they go. They are definitely the most cost-effective Lush products available to date.

To use Lush bubble bars, I break them up and stick however many pieces I want into a sieve before running it under the tap. Copious amounts of bubbles begin to build up in the bath almost immediately.

If like me you’re not crazy on the Snow Fairy scent, I recommend using smaller amounts of the bubble bar chunks per bath. After all, it’s easy to add more product if you feel it needs it BUT is impossible to take any back if you’ve accidentally used too much. Sometimes, less is more!

The Snow Fairy Roll bubble bars scent is a sickly-sweet blend of candy and bubblegum making it quite an acquired taste. I wasn’t a huge fan of the scent at first, favouring the spicy products such as this year’s Cinnamon Roll bubble bar instead BUT after back-to-back Winters packed full of all-things-Snow-Fairy I now feel as if Christmas would no longer be Christmas without it.

While the bath runs, underneath the vastly growing blanket of bubbles the water turns a beautiful shade of bright pink with a silvery white coloured shimmer to it. The water is silky soft and despite its strong sweet scent I find myself very relaxed while soaking myself in its waters.

Being honest as always, the Snow Fairy Roll bubble bar isn’t my favourite bubble bar from Lush but the beautiful colour it turns the water makes my inner 4-year-old so very happy! As I mentioned at the start of this review, it’s a very popular product and I can see it coming back year after year in both its standard and super-sized versions. 😊


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Sleepy Bear Bath Bomb from Lush

The Sleepy Bear Bath Bomb was first released as a single item a few days ago and has proven to be a very popular part of Lush’s extensive 2021 Winter line.

Lush’s Sleepy range is huge and because of its ‘magical sleeping properties’ happens to be one of Lush’s most sought after scent families.

The masses will be pleased to hear that yes, the Sleepy Bear bath bomb does share its scent with the Sleepy body lotion and Twilight bath bomb.

The Sleepy Bear bath bomb is very close in size to last year’s smaller, Winter bath bombs Tick-Tock and (available again this years’) I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas.

I really enjoyed the smaller bath bombs last year and am pleased to see some of them return. They were just as good as the larger ones and excellent value for money too.

If you’ve read any of my Lush product reviews before now, you’d know I always have a soft spot for the products that are made into characters (i.e. any Lush product that has eyes, or one eye for my beloved Monsters’ Ball bath bomb).

The Sleepy Bear bath bomb is super cute, designed to look just like a polar bear lying flat on its stomach, it looks like it’s ready to slide on down an icy slope and straight into your bathtub!

The Sleepy Bear bath bomb is white all over except for its bum/back. Its bum/back is covered with a sprinkling of purple-bath-oil-dipped lavender petals.

As well as on its own, the Sleepy Bear bath bomb is also available in the gift set pictured here; The Dreamland Gift Set.

As well as the lavender petals the Sleepy Bear bath bomb also contains organic cocoa butter, fine oatmeal, benzoin resinoid, tonka absolute and lavender and ylang ylang oils.

The scent is perfect to help you wind down at the end of the day. After just one sniff you’ll understand why everything that Lush release in the Sleepy fragrance becomes a best seller.

As soon as the Sleepy Bear bath bomb touches the water you are greeted with a ferocious hiss, white bubbles sizzle out of the bath bomb as it bobs around the water surface.

It doesn’t take long for the water to engulf the whole bath bomb and as soon as the water comes into contact with the lavender petals a small burst of purple explodes from it.

As this happens the lavender pieces start to break free from the bath bomb spreading across the water surface.

For such a small bath bomb the Sleepy Bears’ scent is strong, it’s just as powerful as the larger sized, aforementioned Twilight bath bomb.

Sleepy Bear is also a fairly quick fizzer too, giving you plenty of time to lay back and soak up the relaxing and super moisturising organic cocoa butter and oatmeal infused waters, surrounded by lavender petals you’ll feel like you’re floating on a lavender scented cloud.

Once out of the bath, my skin feels soft and just as hydrated as if I’d moisturised.

The Sleepy Bear leaves its scent on my skin too, I can still smell it on myself the next day.

I always drift off to sleep so much easier after I’ve used a Sleepy scented Lush product before bed. If you’re looking for a product to help you relax this Winter I’d recommend the Sleepy Bear bath bomb every time.

Overall, I really like the Sleepy Bear bath bomb. It’s a good price and plain enough to gift it to someone who may be on the fence about trying Lush.

It’s worth every penny and I will certainly be buying a few more before the Winter line is retired for another year.


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Alien Bubble Bar from Lush

The Alien Bubble Bar is yet another brand-new, product from Lush’s limited-edition 2021 Halloween line. Designed in the shape of a bright-green-alien-head with 2 big, jet-black eyes, it’s both cute and creepy.

I wouldn’t ordinarily match aliens up with Halloween but alien films scare me a lot more than films with serial killers, blood, and guts so I suppose they are definitely spooky enough to fit into the Halloween range…

Many customers including myself had hoped that the Alien bubble bar shared its scent with the Calacas shower gel (a much loved Halloween favourite) Alien however contains bergamot, litsea cubeba and benzoin resinoid.

Its scent is zesty but is not a part of the Calacas scent family. It’s a lot more zesty and much more potent, it reminds me of a mixture of the Avobath and Melusine bath bombs. If you’re looking for a bubble bar to give yourself a boost, look no further.

Alien fits snuggly in my hand, it’s roughly the same size as last year’s Halloween bubble bar, Bewitched. You can easily get 2 bubble baths out of the one bar. Or one super luxurious one!

To use the Alien bubble bar I recommend breaking it up and running it under the hot tap as your bath fills up. Some people just run it under the tap in their hand, others use it in a sieve. I find the sieve method a lot more effective as it stops any product from escaping, helping you reach its maximum bubble potential!

Once the bubble bar has gone from the sieve, another trick for extra bubbles is to use the shower head. While it’s on, holding the shower head close to the water, pointing it right into the bath for just a minute will help the amount of bubbles you have almost double.

The bubbles form very quickly as the tap runs over the bubble bar, underneath the blanket of bubbles the water turns a beautiful shade of neon green. The scent fills your bathroom leaving you feeling refreshed, uplifted, and ready to take on the day.

The bubbles from the Alien bubble bar last throughout your bath. Some bubble-bars’-bubbles don’t hang around in the same way, disappearing long before you pull the plug. Alien’s bubbles however stick around lasting longer in the bath than you do!

Once out of the bath its scent stays on your skin for the best part of the rest of the day – which is quite rare for zesty and citrusy products. My skin feels hydrated and also appears brighter too.

Overall, I am really impressed with the Alien bubble bar, I love how green it turns the water and how its scent wakes me up. While I don’t think I can ever forgive Lush for not bringing the Monsters’ Ball bath bomb back for Halloween, I’m glad they’ve given us this zesty bubble bar to fill part of the void that its absence has left.


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Monster Octopus Shower Jelly from Lush

The Monster Octopus Shower Jelly is a brand-new, limited-edition product from Lush’s 2021 Halloween line. It is inspired by the Kraken, a legendary giant octopus from Scandinavian folklore that was said to terrorise sailors, it has a fantastically spooky back story, making it perfect for the Halloween period.

The first thing about the Monster Octopus shower jelly that caught my attention was that it was shaped as an actual octopus and wasn’t just a standard jelly shape.

If you have read any of my shower jelly reviews before this one, you’d know that I prefer to use my shower jellies whole, in a very similar way to how you would use a standard bar of soap. Some people however chop their shower jellies up using one piece at a time. There’s no right or wrong way to use them so just do whatever you are most comfortable with.

In the past I have always favoured the shower jellies that are in the standard shape, I find them a lot easier to use and they tend to last longer too. The character shaped shower jellies just don’t seem to have the stamina, breaking up a lot quicker. I am pleased to however report that the Monster Octopus shower jelly has lasted me a good 4 uses and doesn’t show any sign of depletion or wear and tear yet.

Going back to this shower jellies shape – I mentioned a few paragraphs ago that this shower jelly has been made into the shape of an octopus. Many people have however pointed out that it only has 5 legs. TRUE. I’m unsure as to why Lush decided to give it 5 legs, instead of the 8 that octopuses have. I suspect that it is something to do with flimsiness and ease of handling it during use. It could however also be something as simple as it just looked better with 5 legs. Again, these are just me guessing.

My overactive imagination decided that the Monster Octopus shower jelly is in fact a star fish that is wearing an octopus Halloween costume! I liked that idea so I’m choosing to believe that now. 😉

The Monster Octopus shower jellies scent is a sweet and powerfully rich, fruity affair. It contains fresh-passion-fruit, vanilla, blackcurrant, sweet-wild-orange and tagetes. It’s the perfect mix of both sweet and sour and it fits perfectly into the theme of a candy filled Halloween. It lathers up with ease, incredibly quickly. I discovered by accident that if you hold it under a running tap it also works brilliantly as a bubble bath too.

Using it in the shower or bath leaves me feeling clean and my skin soft. Its powerful scent also stays on your skin for the best part of the rest of the day after using it. It mentions on its packaging that it can be used as a shampoo too; I haven’t tried it in my hair yet but would be interested in hearing anyone’s review if they have.

Overall, I am really impressed with the Monster Octopus shower jelly. It’s nice that this years Halloween range features this brand-new scent and I look forward to seeing what else Lush comes up with over the last quarter of 2021!


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Trick or Treat Lip Scrub from Lush

The Trick or Treat Lip Scrub is a brand new, limited edition product from Lush’s 2021 Halloween line. I use Lush lip scrubs almost every day so whenever a new one comes out I always order myself a pot.

The main ingredient in all of Lush’s lip scrubs is caster sugar. To this day I am still lost for words that such a simple and natural mix of ingredients can do such a great job. It really does make me question why other cosmetic companies ever actively chose to use (the now banned) micro-plastics in their exfoliation products.

Lush’s lip scrubs are ridiculously underrated, if you’re on the fence about giving them a go I promise you, you will not be disappointed.

Using Lush lip scrubs requires a minimum amount of effort, they cover everything your lips need to always look and feel great. They are the perfect product to exfoliate dry or chapped lips and are also very good at softening and hydrating them at the same time. Exfoliating your lips has so many benefits and with all thanks to Lush, has never been easier or tastier!

As well as caster sugar the Trick or Treat lip scrub also contains organic jojoba and lime oils. If you’re a fan of sour sweets, then Trick or Treat is the perfect lip scrub for you. Its scent is nose-wrinklingly-sour and is just like a freshly cut lime. Taking its lid off and having a sniff feels like the very first swig of a really fizzy drink, it literally tickles your nose.

Trick or Treat lip scrub tastes just as good as it smells too; I just can’t get enough. It’s obviously not meant to be eaten but if a little does end up in your mouth while you are scrubbing your lips with it you don’t need to worry.

The Trick or Treat lip scrub is a stunning shade of lime green. Ordinarily, I tend to favour the lighter more natural coloured lip scrubs over the brightly coloured ones because I find the highly pigmented scrubs can sometimes leave your lips with a tinge of whatever colour the lip scrub is.

The biggest culprit of colour transfer in my opinion is the Galaxy lip scrub. Trick or Treat is clearly another very brightly coloured lip scrub however I am pleased to report that during use, I haven’t had any colour transfer from it at all.

The only negative thing about the Trick or Treat lip scrub is that it’s not as hydrating as other Lush lip scrubs. This minor inconvenience is however soon solved with a quick dab of lip balm.

Overall I really like the Trick or Treat lip scrub, it’s a stand out product from this year’s Halloween line. It’s a brilliant lip exfoliator and it is definitely all treat and no trick!


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