I have been shopping at Lush for several years now, but recently I started really getting into their products. Having all, or at least more, natural ingredients is increasingly important to me. This month I splurged on a handful of products I thought could be worth replacing some of my usuals.
Here it goes:
Magical Moringa Primer: I first read on the lovely youth reviving benefits of moringa oil before purchasing this. This is one of the more expensive Lush products (it cost me around €36 here in Belgium) but I don’t regret buying it! If you try it start with only a little! It really goes a long way. I used a quarter sized scoop and had to blot a lot of with a piece of tissue paper before applying makeup. I love that with this product you don’t even need a moisturizer because it acts as both a moisturizer and a primer. It might feel slippery under your makeup or bare skin at first, but after some rubbing in and time it turns into a very mattifying primer effect. I have oily skin and I only blotted my face once! For oily skinned people – you know that’s nothing! On top of that, I knew my skin was being nourished by natural oils instead of fake chemicals sitting on top of my skin. If I had to rate, I would give it a 8/10.
Cheer Up Buttercup Bath Bomb: I havetried many bath bombs by Lush. I enjoyed several, but this one is my absolute favorite! It has lemon oil as one of the main ingredients and truly, if you feel gloomy you WILL feel better after this bath bomb. I felt so nourished and happy, yet relaxed for bed. I plan on buying a handful when I go back for my moody days! 10/10
Breath of Fresh Air Toner: This product is nice for freshening up the skin after a shower or before putting on moisturizer. I got it to spray over makeup as a freshen up since it has sea water, and I wanted that sea salt effect I love from the ocean. However, it doesn’t go that great over makeup and really only works for me on a clean face to remove residue and tone my face with a cotton pad. I enjoy the product, but it isn’t really necessary to me right now. I would rate this a 6/10.
Ultrabland Cleanser: This cleanser has beeswax as one of its primary ingredients, which is a bit scary to try with oily skin since it is so waxy, but since I am maturing and winter gives me a dry/oily feel I thought I would try. I actually love this product. Especially at night, I love how my face feels cocooned by moisture. When I use it in the morning I have to blot or use another cleanser after in order to put on makeup or B.B. cream without feeling too greasy. I will keep using this for winter and probably change to a lighter cleanser in the summer months. It is a 7/10 for me.
Let the Good Times Roll Cleanser/Scrub: This scrubby cleanser smells like popcorn and makes my face feel baby soft after using. However, I used it every day for a couple of weeks and my face felt a bit raw from using a cleanser so scrubby. I think it is best every few days, not as a daily cleanser like Herbalism or 9 to 5. I would rate it a 7/10.
Snow Fairy Body Conditioner: I am so lazy to put moisturizer on my body after a bath or shower. I don’t know why, but I want to do my face skincare and then snuggle up with my husband ASAP. This is my solution. I slather it on after washing and let it soak a minute or two then rinse. My skin is moisturized and smells like candy and I can get cozy so much quicker. I will definitely re-purchase this one! 9-/10.
Deep Sleep Shower Jelly: It was very confusing when I first opened this product because I had no idea how to get it out. You pull the entire jelly out and wet it in order to release the soap-y particles and wash your skin. It is actually quite fun to use, and I can smell the essential oils and feel as clean as a chemical based body wash. I really like this product but I prefer when I can scoop the soap rather than hold a jelly ball in the shower. I would give this a 7/10 – I love the ingredients but I will repurchase in a normal jar next time.