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Lush Recommendations

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snowflakesandsparkles Fri 06-Feb-15 16:26:48

I'm thinking of placing an order with Lush online, mainly as a little surprise for my dd, who's had a tough week and could do with a few treats, but also some things for myself too. I haven't been in Lush for about 5 or 6 years so would greatly appreciate some recommendations and products which are worth picking up.

Thanks smile

Nabootique Fri 06-Feb-15 16:39:07

I love the bath ballistics, bubble bar slices, Aqua Mirablis scrub bar and Herbalism face wash (but not really a wash) thingy. How old is DD?

snowflakesandsparkles Fri 06-Feb-15 16:46:08

Dd is 16! Her friend's have bought her some bath bombs from Lush in the past and they've went down extremely well, so will deff check out some different ones. I'm a big fan of baths too so I may well pick one (or two) up for myself. Any scent recommendations?

Highlandbird Fri 06-Feb-15 16:46:29

I love the blue skies and fluffy clouds bubble bath bar thing, you can cut it up, usually lasts me four baths, and it smells of patchouli which I LOVE! Also love the Buffy body bar thing for scrubbing the thighs. And American dream conditioner. Body lotions are really lovely. Honey I washed the kids soap smells lovely.

I can't use any of their face things though my skin reacts, and I find most of their bath bombs too drying, even though they smell amazing.

OneLittleLady Fri 06-Feb-15 16:52:34

The shower gels are really lovely, my favourite is flying Fox which is very rich and smells of jasmine and honey, it's also very good for your skin because of the honey in it

If they still do it, the Dorothy bubble bar, the blue one with a rainbow on it, is really nice, lovely scent and makes loads of bubbles. When I had a bath i would just break off a small piece to use as if you use a whole one of any of the bubble bars, there's way too many bubbles, the first time I tried them I used a whole bar and there were bubbles spilling all over the bath and it took two days to wash them all away!

Zebragiraffes Fri 06-Feb-15 16:55:12

Dragons egg and Sakura bath bombs are great.

Sweetie Pie shower jelly, and Prince Charming shower gel - shower gel is limited edition for Valentine's day but smells absolutely amazing!

Nabootique Fri 06-Feb-15 16:58:17

Ooh, yes. Blue Skies and Flying fox are lovely. I like Dragons Egg and Sex Bomb bath ballistics, also Karma bubble bath slice. They do change their products so often though, that I haven't tried a lot of what's on their website! They kept discontinuing bath bombs I liked. Grrr.

I asked about age because the Herbalism cleanser is really good for problem or maybe teenage skin, but Angels on Bare Skin is lovely for normal skin types.

MamaLazarou Fri 06-Feb-15 18:14:26

9to5 cleanser is the best thing ever, IMO. It's the old Body Shop Orchid Oil cleanser repackaged. So gentle but gets everything off, smells lovely, too.

I also love Rose Jam shower gel and the Twilight bath bomb.

Pipbin Fri 06-Feb-15 18:23:45

I love Let the Good Times Roll face wash.

CoconutAmericano Fri 06-Feb-15 18:58:53

I love their Karma Komba shampoo bar. It smells divine. I also like In the Buff body butter/scrub for the shower. It leaves my skin so soft. And i also like their Ultrabland facial cleanser. Non irritating, nice and thick, removes make up well.

dementedma Fri 06-Feb-15 19:01:21

Buffy bar is a MUST for wobbly bits!
Flying fox shower gel is lovely and definitely break up bubble bars to get a couple of baths out of them. Big Blue bath bomb is nice.

plentyofshoes Fri 06-Feb-15 19:23:20

American cream (I think) is an amazing shampoo and conditioner. It smells lovely too.

afghanda Fri 06-Feb-15 20:58:44

Aqua Mirabilis is the best body scrub ever - your skin feels like silk afterwards. The hair treatments are brilliant too. It very much depends on what type of hair you have as to which you choose, but Jasmine and Henna Fluff Ease works miracles on my dry, frizzy hair, H'Suan Wen Hua is a great all-rounder, and my blonde friend loves Marilyn.

WhoKnowsWhereTheTimeGoes Fri 06-Feb-15 21:05:11

Their skincare is brilliant for my sensitive skin, which can't take most mainstream brands. I use Angels on Bare Skin scrub, Ultrabland Cleanser and Eau Roma toner.

Also use henna blocks, hair masks, Blue Skies bubble bar and Vanilla Delight (I think?) body lotion. Helping Hands hand cream is great too.

ImCatbug Fri 06-Feb-15 21:11:38

The large bubble bars are amazing because you can crumble a little bit in at a time and they last multiple baths. Karma is one of my favourites.
Honey Bee is a wonderful bath bomb, smells absolutely delicious!

I would recommend the shampoo and conditioner products too, they're so good! The shampoo bars are brilliant because they last FOREVER - My last one lasted over 4 months, which for under £6 is amazing (with me washing mid-back-length hair daily). New and Karma Komba are brilliant scents.
American Cream is such a great conditioner, it smells like amazing vanilla milkshake! And Veganese is amazing too, but I wouldn't recommend if you have coloured hair as the lemon juice in it can strip colour.

The massage bars are brilliant, like solid body butters. I love Tender is the Night and Dirty.

My favourite face masks are Mask of Magnaminty and Cupcake, they make my face feel incredible (though Cupcake has to be kept in the fridge).

Ocean Salt is a great scrub for face and body, it makes your skin feel smooth as anything.

WhoKnowsWhereTheTimeGoes Fri 06-Feb-15 21:17:45

I shouldn't have come on this thread, it's going to cost a fortune in new things to try!

notasgreenasiamcabbagelooking Fri 06-Feb-15 21:19:44

Their Helping Hands hand cream is my favourite at the moment and I'm a hand cream junkie. Think it's the best I've ever tried.

chutneypig Fri 06-Feb-15 21:19:56

I love the Big shampoo and the Olive branch shower stuff. I occasionally stray to another shampoo but always come back to it.

Clarabumps Fri 06-Feb-15 21:27:19

ULTRABLAND!!! I love it. It's a basic but luxurious balm cleanser which is fantastic for taking off eye makeup or indeed any make up and can be used on pretty much all skin types (even my aunt's extremely sensitive eyes)
It's a staple in my skincare regime.

snowflakesandsparkles Fri 06-Feb-15 21:33:29

I ordered dd the twilight and sakura bath bombs, the cupcake face mask, dorothy bubble bar and a Prince charming shower gel and for myself the vanilla delight conditioner, herbalism cleanser and the big blue bath bomb. I'm like a child at Christmas, can't wait until everything arrives and I can rip the box open grin
Thanks for all the wonderful suggestions ladies, you've been fab flowers

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