Review: Lush Rose Bubble Bar*

If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, you’ll know that I love rose products, so I was thrilled to be given this cute little Rose bubble bar in my Lush #Oxmeet goody bag – and to be honest with you, I’ve already stocked up on a couple more! Continue reading

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Review: Lush Brightside Bubble Bar

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Hello! I’m finally back! I’m on my Easter break and have time to blog at last – it’s been pretty crazy here. Still, your regular service resumes, and just in time for spring.

This big orange beauty, the Brightside bubble bar, is part of this year’s Easter range at Lush. It’s a returning favourite from last year, and I definitely had to stock up this time round. Scented with The Sun perfume, this is an amazingly orangey bubble bar – it has three different kinds of orange in it, which makes for an incredibly strong, uplifting citrus bath. This is the perfect way to convince yourself that spring is on its way. Even if it’s cold outside, this will make you feel like you’ve just been skipping through a field in the sunshine!

It’s also gorgeous. This is one of the biggest bubble bars that Lush does, of a similar size to the Comforter, and although this year it looks a little smaller, it’s also a lot chunkier, so I think it balances out. I can easily get 10 baths out of a bar this big, with a huge amount of bubbles, so Brightside is well worth the money (£4.50). I love how sunny and cheerful it looks – the one downside to all that orange, of course, being that your bath water looks a little… interesting. But since that’s usually hidden under mounds of bubbles, it’s not too big a problem!

Brightside is an absolute favourite of mine, and I’d recommend it to anyone who likes fun, fresh scents. Did you try it last year? Have you got one this year?

Asha x

My Final Lush Christmas Haul…

Yes, kids, Christmas at Lush is finally over… With their traditional half-price sale on at Boxing Day, the last few Christmas products have been swept from the shelves, and we’re all left either revelling in our Christmas arrivals or lamenting products never to be seen again.

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My stash of Lush products has been seriously augmented in the last week or so, both by Christmas present from lovely people, and by a bit of sneaky ordering of my own…

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A Christmassy Lush Bath Haul

It’s the last week of term here in Oxford, and that means plenty of stress for me! It’s the week of the pantomime – this term I’m musical director and also playing the Doctor’s companion (not to mention also playing a ninja fairy and the front of the pantomime dragon tomorrow night because one of the cast can’t make it). It’s also the week of termly reports, meetings with the college Principal, catching up one last time with friends, cramming in the last few library hours, and finally packing.

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So, on Saturday night, my first night at home, I’m expecting to be pretty tired. I popped into Lush for a bit of bath planning, and came away with some awesome bits to make a relaxing Christmas bath to kick off my holiday. Continue reading

Lush Halloween!

Firstly, an apology: I’m sorry I’ve been AWOL. The amount of work I have this term hit me pretty hard and despite my best intentions, it’s been the blog that’s taken the brunt of my tiredness, leaving it pretty bare for the last couple of weeks.

Still, I’m resolved to get back to posting at least four times a week, and to start you off, here are some slightly belated mini reviews of the Lush Halloween products! These should still be around in shops, and are certainly online at lush.co.uk for a little while longer.

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This majestic looking bath bomb is the Lord of Misrule. Continue reading

It’s Christmas! (At Lush, anyway – Lush Christmas Haul)

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I’m back in Oxford! I arrived back yesterday, unpacked, had tea with Boyfriend, and then was physically dragged into Lush by my friend, who wanted to show me all the Christmas things and had made me promise to avoid spoilers until she could show me! So yesterday afternoon was a bit of a crazy wintery wonderland, and, well, just look at the size of that bag! (I included my iPhone 4 for reference – it’s flipping huge!) Continue reading