Lush Haul & Review | A Much Needed Treat

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So the other day I went to the Trafford Centre with my sister and I couldn’t resist going into Lush to buy my favourite bubble bar. I ended coming out with more products but I couldn’t resist the urge to try out some of their other face products! I’ve had these products for around a week now and wanted to test them all out so I could write an honest review and see how the face products helped my skin and if they do what they say.

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Brightside

‘When you’re chewing on life’s gristle, don’t grumble, give a whistle! Hop in the bath with one of these uplifting bubble bars, Sicilian mandarin, bergamot and tangerine essential oils to help you look on the bright side of life! Its jazzy bright colours will create magnificent orange bath water, and the sunny citrus fragrance is sure to leave you jolly and refreshed.’

This bubble bar smells like fresh oranges and citrusy the smell instantly makes me feel so fresh and clean!
My sister introduced me to this and ever since I always have to go back to Lush and repurchase it. When using this i take 1/4 of the bubble bar and crumble it under the hot tap and it creates lots of bubbles and turns the bath a lovely orange colour. I always use this when I’m feeling a little under the weather or I need a pick me up.

This bubble bar is £4.75 and you can find it here.

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Herbalism

Nettles, rosemary and rice bran vinegar work to cleanse the skin, removing dirt and grease, leaving bright and beautifully clean skin. Chamomile blue oil and rose absolute are used for balancing skin tone. Rice bran and ground almonds will gently exfoliate the skin and when mixed with water, the almonds create a soft cleansing milk. Our chlorophyllin is extracted from alfalfa, which is rich in vitamins and minerals and is great for revitalising the skin.’

I’ve never tried any of Lush’s face & body cleansers so I decided to give two a go as I have heard their cleansers work well. Herbalism is this bright green colour which can be a little off-putting when its going on your face but it does not stain the skin. The only bad thing about this cleanser for me is that I don’t like the smell but then again it isn’t going to smell amazing as they don’t add any un natural perfume scents etc to it.

To use this I took a small amount and added water to it and mixed it into a paste, I then massaged it into my skin and left it for a few seconds and then washed off with warm water and patted my skin dry with a towel. After using this a few times I have noticed my skin has become a lot smoother and my face has become a little more brighter.

I feel like this is a great face cleanser that you can use once or twice a week to help exfoliate and balance your skin.

This product is £6.75 for 100g and you can find it here.

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BB Seaweed

‘A calming fresh face mask with fresh seaweed, ground almonds, rose absolute and aloe vera to soothe and soften the skin. We also use rosemary oil for its regenerative qualities, kaolin to remove any excess dirt or oil, and millet flakes to gently exfoliate away dead skin as you scrub it off. To use, smooth a generous layer of this mask onto your face and leave for 10 to 15 minutes.’

After the last face mask I bought from Lush I had to try out their other ones and picked up the BB Seaweed fresh face mask. This smells not too strong but I like the smell of this as it smells clean and fresh. You leave this in the fridge but you can always take it out a few minutes before you use it to get it to room temperature incase you don’t like cold things being put on your face.

I apply a good medium amount onto my skin while either in the bath or relaxing in bed and leave for around 5 -10 minutes, when I remove it with warm water my face feels so much nicer and I have noticed it has helped my break out and also has helped my face to look brighter.

This product is £6.50 for 75g and you can find it here.

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Angels On Bare Skin

‘This incredibly gentle cleanser is made from 100% natural ingredients. Inspired by a mediaeval recipe and topped off with lavender flowers, this contains kaolin to absorb grease and dirt, leaving skin clean and nourished. Lavender oil and rose absolute calm the skin. As you mix your solid cleanser with water to form a paste, the ground almonds create almond milk which helps to tone and brighten the skin. This can be used all over your body as well as your face.’

I also picked up this cleanser while at Lush, I saw this on the way out and decided to buy it as i wanted something that would help even out my skin tone. The smell is quite bland which I do not mind and the texture of it is not harsh on the skin.

I take a small amount on add water to it and then massage it into my skin focusing on the areas that I feel are more uneven than the rest. I then leave for a few minutes and then wash off with warm water and pat my face dry with a towel.

I use this every day and I have noticed a big difference with my skin, it is starting to look more even and it brightens my skin and leaves me skin looking a little dewy/glowy which I like.

This product is £6.75 for 100g and you can find it here.

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Ocean Salt

‘Limes steeped in vodka, grapefruit and lashings of salt go into this invigorating face and body scrub. Sea salt is rich in minerals and is excellent for scrubbing away any dead skin. We also add rich, silky avocado butter, coconut oil and seaweed absolute to keep your skin soft, smooth and conditioned. If you feel you need a good scrub down, apply to dry skin and rub all over using circular motions, or for a more gentle buff, use on damp skin.’

I was given this tester by the lovely lady who served me in Lush I have yet to try out this product because I have two other cleansers and didn’t want to use too many products on my face. I already feel I will enjoy this as the smell is amazing.

This is £7.75 for 120g and you can find it here.

Blue Skies and Fluffy White Clouds

‘A double-sized bubble bar scented for when you need to get away from it all, this bubble bar will help you float off. Patchouli and frankincense give it an exotic, hypnotic fragrance that helps you relax. This melts into your bathwater, turning the water sky-blue, dotted with foam clouds. Patchouli is used as a relaxant by aromatherapists, while frankincense and cinnamon leaf oil add spicy, deep tones to the calming scent.’

This bubble bar sends your bath a lovely light blue colour I am  unsure on the smell as it’s quite bland and does not smell fruity like the other one I have. It leaves me feeling moisturised and I think it’s a good bubble bar for an everyday bath.

This bubble bar is £4.75 and you can find it here.

A lot of people are put off Lush’s products as they can be expensive but they are made out of 100% natural products and they don’t react to your skin as they have no added chemicals in the products. So if your unsure of the products go and speak to someone who works there and ask them what product is best for your skin type and maybe ask for a tester before you buy it but I highly recommend Lush cleansers & toners as they have helped improve my skin and I have not reacted to any of their masks or face cleansers like I sometimes have with other face products.

What’s your favourite Lush product?

Thank you for reading,

Katie x

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8 thoughts on “Lush Haul & Review | A Much Needed Treat

  1. All of these look wonderful! especially the pretty bubble bars! i am still trawling through Christmas presents from Lush! Bath times are good at the moment! xxx

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