A not so Festive Lush Haul

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

I'm feeling very festive this year and I decided to pop into Lush and get some of the festive loveliness they bring out each year. 

I think I may have failed in my mission as I think only two of the things I got are from the Christmas range. The reason for my failure was glitter, that sparkly work of evil (Ok bit extreme - I was a magpie in a former life and usually love sparkly things but not in a bath bomb). 

Lush Haul

There were a couple of favourites that I wanted that are now coated not just sprinkled in glitter, the rose jam bubbleroon to name just one. I'm going to go back and get a bottle of the shower gel / bubble bath. I also forgot to pick up a bottle of snow fairy.

Lush Haul Yuzu & Coco Bubleroon
Yuzu & Coco Bubbleroon
I tried to pick up new things to try and I find it really hard to distinguish different smells when I'm in store as everything is so highly fragranced. A couple of the assistants were trying to get me to describe the smell of the Yuzu and coco bubbleroon and I couldn't put my finger on any specific smell. Now I'm home i've given it a good long sniff (as you do) and it as a distinctively baked good smell, not quite pasty but not quite cake. It does smell good and I'm looking forward to trying this.
 
Lush Haul Jason & the argan oil shampoo bar
Jason and the Argan Oil Shampoo bar
After the disastrous choice I made with the shampoo bars the last time I bought one (the orange one, it was horrible and crumbled and did nothing for my hair) I was reluctant to buy another. Also we have at least 6 bottles of shampoo on the go in the bathroom. I had a bit of a wait for the till and was stood near the shampoo bars and The Jason and the Argan Oil one has a Rose Jam like scent, which I was hoping would make up for all the  glitter on the bubbleroon. I haven't tried this but I'm excited to try it.

Lush Haul Butterbear bath bomb
Butterbear
On to a Christmas favourite and I know the Butterball is around all year but Butterbear is a perfect size, I love that he is white and how moisturising he is. He is also adorable and a bargain at £1.99. I really do prefer the all white, no bits, not glitter, no mess simplicity of this bath bomb.

Lush Haul Ickle babybot bath bomb
Ickle baby bot
If there is one things that I have repurchased the most from Lush this year it has to be the Ickle baby bot bath bomb, for me this is great value at £1.99 and a product I can easily justify and afford. It smells amazing and does really relax me. I love that it's available all year round.
Lush Haul So White Bath Bomb
So White Bath Bomb
My final product was a bit of a gamble, I'm not sure I like the smell but it's pure whiteness appealed to me. I believe this is colourful inside and I will be testing it out as soon as this post is written. I do think the standard sized bath bombs are a bit too big and over priced. I wish they all had the option of the smaller size. I know you can cut them down but I really don't want to go through that effort if I can't break them in half with my hands.


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