The Lakes

4 out of 5 rating

This is a new exclusive bath bomb made for the August 2021 Lush Kitchen Subscription box.

Lush New Exclusive bath bomb ‘The Lakes’.
Inspired by Taylor Swift.


This has a brand new scent. It’s an earthy, incensed, green scent made with osmanthus, oak moss, myrrh, and siberian fir needle.


It’s a slow, melty foamy bomb. It’s a mint green with flecks of pink in it and fine silver shimmer in it.

The scent stays on my skin long after i dry off and get dressed. It’s a subtlety earthy, sensual scent.

I like this bomb. It’s a different color for Lush and a different scent. It’s not a sweet scent but an earthy green one. Kind of like the classic lush green scents.


Here’s a link to my tub demo 😊
https://youtu.be/8buVNvFz7N8

Squeak

4 out of 5 rating

See my demo video below

Made with big chunks of sea salt and lots of yummy tropical fruits such as mango, papaya, pineapple, lemon, and kiwi. Smells even more fruity and delicious than Lush I Love Juicy shampoo.

It’s a thick consistency, sort of like the consistency of Big liquid shampoo. I attached a vid to show the texture.

This is made for fine, limp hair and oily i normal hair. It’s not for my dry, thick, wavy hair.

After using it I can totally see how this woukd make thin hair thicker. It works well for that.

A little goes a long way. I have long hair. You have to make sure you rinse your hair well to get the small salt chunks out of your hair. It smells so good.

This was a surprise in the Lush July 2021 subscription box.

Have you tried it? Do you like it? Or not so much?

I wonder if Lush will have it in stores for the general public or if it will stay an exclusive one time thing.

Here is my video

Lush Kitchen September 2021

See my unboxing video below 😊

Now is the voting time. Voting is open until August 5.

My reviews, descriptions and pictures of them are at the links below to help you make your voting choices. 😊

Summer Blues bath bomb (omg)!😱 so rare

Granny Takes A Dip bath bomb

Karma shower jelly

The Godmother soap

Avocado No Wash body lotion

Grass solid shampoo

I’ve used all of these before and Here’s what i voted for

Hmm on Seot 30 2021 i saw this from one of the Lush product creators. I wonder if they’re talking about a candle?

Ginger body lotion

Lush ‘Ginger’ body lotion.

Ginger perfume is one of those products that lush started selling when they were called ‘Cosmetics To Go’ in the 90’s. It was VERY popular.

This is a pic of mine in the white pot, but now they’re in black pots.

Up for the vote for the August 2021 Lush Kitchen Subscription Box.
Its made with rose, jasmine, ginger root. It’s a VERY floral scent. And a bitter floral, not a sweet scent.

There are around 12 Lush products that i have had over the years which were made in this same Ginger scent.

I’ve had a love/hate relationship with this scent. I used to like it a lot. But now i don’t. I love rose, i love jasmine and i love ginger root, so i’m not sure why i don’t like it. It’s VERY strong.

Do y’all like this scent? Or not so much?

Lush Kitchen August 2021 subscription box

My unboxing video is below 😊

Seemy reviews by clicking on the links below

I voted for ‘Strawberries & Cream’ bath bomb, ‘The Sicilian’ bath bomb, and the ‘Grass’ bubble bar.

The products that won the votes are ‘The Sicilian’ bath bomb, ‘Ol Blue Skies is Back’ shower gel, and ‘Ice Blue’ shampoo.

And Lush made 2 Exclusive products only for the subscription box; ‘Salted Caramel’ lip scrub, and ‘The Lakes’ bath bomb.

Here are the products to be voted on now for the August box.

Ginger body lotion

Grass bubble bar

Ice Blue shampoo

Ol’ Blue Skies is Back.shower gel

Strawberries & Cream bath bomb

The Sicilian bath bomb

Here is my unboxing video

White Noise

See my tub demo video below.

Lush has collaborated with ASOS to make an exclusive bath bomb.

This bath bomb was included as an exclusive in the June 2021 Lush Kitchen Subscription box.

It’s a frenetic pattern of blue, green, gray and white.

The scent is highly citrussy. Its the same scent as the Lush ‘Kitsume’ bath bomb.

It’s not sweet at all. It kind of reminds me of the Avobath bomb with its lemongrass scent, but this White Noise bomb is even more citrussy than that.

This isn’t one of those slow dissolving, melty bath bombs with multi colored foamy bath art. This is one of those fast fizzing bath bombs.

It’s got lots of nice gray silver glitter that dissolves into the water.

The end color is a gray blue bath water with gray silver glitter.

I enjoyed it. It’s different in action, looks and scent. While it’s not my favorite scent it’s nice.

i’d rate this a 3 or 4 out of 5 rating.

video

Lush Kitchen July 2021 Subscription Box

see my video below of the winning products

I’m not positive but i think they do this because In Australia it is Christmas in July. 😊 And the Lush Australia factory makes Christmas products on to sell on their retail website.

Gold, Frankincense and Beer shower and bath jelly

North Pole soap

Abombinaball bath bomb

Yog Nog lotion

Australian igloo

Ponche shower gel

Here is my unboxing with the products that were made from the votes they got.

North Pole

5 out of 5 rating

@lush North Pole soap
Made for one or two years as a limited edition Christmas soap in stores around 2009-2011 and on line.

It’s up for the vote in the July 2021 Lush Kitchen Subscription Box.

5 out of 5 rating

The pink part is fragranced with a chocolately or cocoa, candyish fragrance, the white with a refreshing woody, minty fragrance.

I’ve added the second photo of the store version of it. In the stores it was a 6 inch wide x 2 feet pole. you could pick any piece you wanted; a huge round white slice or a huge pink slice or a piece with both pink and white. The store pieces were round, and the online or kitchen version rectangle.

It also came as a slice of the white part with a thinner pink part on top if you bought it online. The pink part smells a bit like a Peppermint Crisp bar, whilst the white part smells more like a mint flavoured rock candy. The original soap was a 6″ (or thereabouts) diameter pole shape that alternated between two Pink and two White sections.

Ingredients: Water, Propylene Glycol, Rapeseed Oil, Coconut Oil, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Stearate, Perfume, Peppermint Oil, Cocoa Absolute, Cedarwood Oil, Cypress Oil, Glycerine, Sodium Chloride, EDTA, tetrasodium Etidronate, Sodium Hydroxide, *Citronellol, *Limonene, *Linalool, Titanium Dioxide, Colour 17200

Lush Times: How else will Santa find his way to Lush without a North Pole soap to guide his way?! This is for everybody who love to wash with soap (and frankly, who doesn’t?) This soap is fabulous for people who like stimulating, refreshing showers – with just a hint of luxurious indulgent sweetness. One slice is never enough – so buy two! The pink is fragranced with a chocolately chewy fragrance, the white with a refreshing woody, minty fragrance.

Diamond Dust

5 out of 5 rating

See my 2 minute Tub Demo/Review Video below

Diamond Dust

This is a new creation by Jack Constantine. It was made exclusively for the Lush Kitchen May 2021 Subscription Box.

It’s a slow melty kind of fizzer.

It has ‘peachy’ notes, strawberry notes, and even notes from the Lush ‘cocktail’ scent. So it’s a yummy fruity floral scent.

It’s pink and yellow with smatterings of purple. It’s got a diamond pattern on the surface of the bomb. It’s infused with diamond dust-fine, biodegradable gold glitter.

it makes the water an opaque, silky, creamy, peach colored water.

Lush Kitchen June 2021 subscription box voting

Below are the six products that we choose from to vote. See my unboxing video below.

Here’s my vote

Here’s my unboxing video of the things that won the votes.

Below these are the things that were voted on.

93,000 Miles shower jelly

4 out of 5

spicy. Cinnamon and mint. Kind of like Wiccy Magic muscles bar.

see my one minute video of it below
small size is $6.95 (3.50gbp) , large size is $11.95 (6.95 gbp)

After your muscles have been hitting the running tracks, have a run-in with this invigorating eucalyptus and mint jelly. Whether you like it fast or slow, whether you’ve completed a marathon or mastered a sprint finish this bright wobbly jelly will loosen aches and pains and send lingering cramp on its way. Take it straight out of the freezer and into the shower to enjoy the energising power of invigorating peppermint and warming spicy cinnamon leaf oils.

Antiphilitron liquid shampoo

2 out of 5

i wouldn’t recommend if you have dry hair like me. 

for greasy and normal hair

500g £6.65 250g £3.90 100g £2.05

Ingredients: fresh lemon peel decoction, sodium lauryl ether sulphate, fresh lemon juice, cocoamphocarboxy-glycinate, lemon oil, lauryl betaine, perfume, methyl & propyl paraben.

This was more of a clarifying shampoo, good for getting the greeen out of blonde hair if one swims alot in chlroined water. Great lemony scent. This was a bit harsh on my hair and left tons of tangles. Just not for my hair type is all.

Lush 1999 description: Antiphilitron is for getting your hair clean when other shampoos don’t quite cut the mustard. What its fresh lemon juice, lemon oil and organic lemon peel mixture is good at is really getting hair squeaky clean, washing away grease, city grime or country muck and even chlorine from swimming pools. It also slices right through the silicones that get dumped on your hair by modern shampoos that make your hair smooth and shiny at first but then build up to make it a bit sad and lifeless. Fresh lemons make Antiphilitron smell fantastic, they perk up your hair and scalp and they help to revive your sleepy head in the morning. To greasy hair and grubby hair we say get Antiphilitron and get lively!

Banana Moon soap

4 out of 5

This was sold for about five years in all stores as a regular year round item.

The Lush Kitchen subscription box has this up for the vote with 5 other products for the month of May/June 2021

Lush used to make them in long cylindrical poles and then the last year they were around they started making the boring rectangle. But the soap didn’t change, it was still nice.

Ingredients: Sodium Palm Kernelate, Propylene Glycol, Natural Yoghurt, Fresh Bananas (Musa paradisiaca), Sodium Stearate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Perfume, EDTA, Tetrasodium Editronate, Glycerine, Sodium Chloride, Titanium Dioxide, Gardenia Extract (Gardenia jasminoides)

You have to get a good, fresh piece to appreciate this. It’s creamy, banana-y and nice. It should smell like banana runts even though it is a natural, not fake, smell. It’s also a gentle soap.

2006 LT description: One of the things that irritates us just slightly is when we’re not having a good day is that it’s perfectly legal to call something banana soap when it doesn’t have any bananas in it, but merely a dab of synthetic banana fragrance. Our banana soap has lots of fresh bananas in it; we mash them up, mix them with yoghurt, soap flakes and essential oils and make a truly bananafied, moisturizing soap that smells of bananas because it’s full of them.

Banana Moon scent family

Grass body lotion

3 out of 5 rating

This was an exclusive made in the previous incarnation of the Lush Kitchen that i bought. They had numerous products turned into lotion that week in the kitchen in 2014.

This lotion is the least grass smelling of all the grass products.

Grass scent family (missing the perfume oil and body spray)

Intergalactic shower gel

4 out of 5

The bath bomb is sweet, minty, woody and citrussy. However, the shower gel loses some of its sweetness, and its woodiness in the translation. So the shower gel is minty and herbal with a jint of grapefruit. Not as sweet though, and not as layered in scent. But nice smelling nonetheless. ❤️

The bath bomb is very popular because of its looks and its scent. Its cobalt blue and full of Glitter. Like a planet, in space, amongst the sparkly stars.

This was never sold in Lush stores. It was only made one time by the Lush UK Community favorites, along with four others.

Here’s what it looks like

Play Video

Rough With the Smooth body scrub bar (Lord of Misrule scent)

4 out of 5

This smells so damn good omg. It has a good scrubbiness to it with tiny exfoliating bits along with cocoa butter. Use it in the shower. keep it in a soap dish to dry between uses.

It’s got that wonderful vanilla, black pepper and patchouli scent.

Lord of misrule scent family

Lush Kitchen May 2021 Subscription Box

I updated this post with my unboxing video of the Mat 2021 box

This month there seems to be only 6 products to vote from instead of the usual 9. Plus whatever surprise they will add.

Roller bath bomb

Sweetie Pie jelly

Avowash shower gel

Fox in the Flowers bath bomb

Aqua Mirabilis body buttter scrub

Yuzu and Cocoa bubbleroon

Lush Kitchen Subscription Box April 2021

These are the nine products that everyone’s voting on.

April Showers (omg!)

Wash Behind Your Ears solid shampoo

Carrot solid shower oul

The Carrot soap

Fluffy Egg bath bomb

Pot O’ Gold jelly

Bunch of Carrots bubble bar

Bunny Bubble bar

Tweet bubble bar (i’m voting on this!)

Here’s what won. And my unboxing video

Outback Mate bubble bar

5 out of 5 rating

See my 2 minute Tub Demo below

Outback Mate bubble bar

The Lush Kitchen subscription box for the month of November 2021.

Lush Kitchen subscription box

This has the great scent of the Lush Outback Mate soap that Lush sells in their stores and online.

Outback Mate soap

It’s made with Eucalyptus, Peppermint and Lemongrass.

I love how strong it is, fills up my whole bathroom with its lovely scent.

I love the blue water.

No Glitter. And this isn’t a reusable type of bubble bar, it’s a regular squishy type of Lush bubble bar.

Tub Demo Video

Lush Labs January 2021 ‘Fresh Flowers’ subscription box?

I’m so confused at this point. It’s the Lush Kitchen that has the subscription boxes…so reading the email i got from the Lush Labs about their ‘monthly subscription box’ confused me.

Apparently the Lush Labs, that we all love and wished were coming back, has came back with a subscription box, But it’s Uk only. When i followed the link i got via email from the Lush Labs it said it was i’m only. probably because the products are things like fresh face masks.

Great.

So here’s the first box and it’s contents. 😊 It’s called the Fresh Flowers box. It has a couple of exclusive products in it. Two facial products.

1. Glen Cocoa face mask

2. Rolled Enfluerage

3. i pads the red, flat jelly looking things.

1.

Schnuggle

5 out of 5 rating

Lush ‘Schnuggle’ body butter
Discontinued in 2010 or thereabouts.
Up for the vote for possible inclusion in the Feb 2021 Lush subscription box.
Lush has had a few of these body butter squares. Some exfoliating and some not.
This is one of the top three body butters that Lush have made in my opinion.

I love this bar for two reasons, the way it leaves a powdery soft finish on my skin, and the calming, yet sensual lavender, ginger, sandalwod and jasmine scent. This is one of lush’s first tries at this new formula and it’s the perfect consistency. If you Lushies dont’ like the more moist way that the other body butter bars leave your skin, you will love this. I even use it as a deo, it’s lovely smelling and it doesn’t scratch my skin and it’s also more moisturizing than a regular deo, The way I was taught to use it is to smooth is on your skin after I’ve dried off with a towel after a shower. It leaves skin dry and powdery soft. And it’s a dream for relaxing before bed. This is a softer, powderier lavender scent and a wee bit more floral than other of Lush’s lavender scents. Shnuggle reminds me more of the softer scent of lavender that is in “Ickle BabyBot” bath bomb. Mmmm….lovely.

Lush 2007 Description: Body Butter for Bed Time. In the world of Lush, the traditional thinking is that people take showers to wake themselves up in the morning and baths to calm down at night, but many of us have one or the other, not both. So we are delighted to introduce the Shnuggle bar, a sleep-inducing body butter for bedtime. Noriko came up with the concept, mixing moisturising cocoa butter with absorbent powders so that your skin feels soft and smooth, but not the slightest bit oily; use it, dry off and fall straight into bed without worrying about the sheets. It cleans in a chalky-smooth way and its dreamy, soporific, Dreamtime scent will seduce you straight to sleep.

Ingredients: Cocoa Butter, Corn Starch, Kaolin, Magnesium Carbonate, Sodium Bicarbonate, Lavender Oil, Ginger Oil, Sandalwood Oil, Chamomile Oil ,Jasmine Absolute

Queen of Hearts

4 out of 4 rating

Up for the vote for possible inclusion in the February 2021 Lush Kitchen subscription box


Ingredients:
 100g £2.40Rose Infusion (Rosa centifolia), Vegetable Soap, Glycerine, Almond Oil (Prunus dulcis), Cocoa Butter (Theobroma cacao), Perfume, Geranium Oil, Rose Absolute, Violet Leaf Absolute, Stearic Acid, Triethanolamine, Cetearyl Alcohol (wax), Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

This is a lovely gentle soap for sensitive skin, older skin or even dry skin. The ingredients are about as close as a bouquet of roses as you can get. The real and fresh rose scent is very nice. Leaves my skin soft and non-irritated.

Summer 2000 Lush Times description: Queen of Hearts is a soft, creamy complexion soap which we make for all of you who should know better than to wash your face with soap but just won’t stop doing it. At least if you’ll use this one then you won’t be drying out your skin too badly because the glycerine, almond oil and cocoa butter we put in it (not to mention lashings of skin-friendly essential oils) will stop you stripping away all your face’s natural oils. We make it with roses so you smell lovely too.