Thursday, 23 February 2012

REVIEW: Lush Space Girl Bath Bomb

I recently posted a review of the Lush Think Pink bath bomb, which I bought as part of a Lush haul with a few other goodies. This bath bomb was one of those 'goodies'. I'd seen a lot about the Space Girl bath bomb around the blogging community and wanted to see what the fuss was about.

It was Gemma-Louise's review, which you can find here, that became the deciding factor in which bath bomb I would choose, and I soon had a Space Girl bath bomb winging its way to me.


About Lush
I won't bore you too much with details of the company behind these luscious bath bombs, I'm pretty sure we all know who Lush are by now. However, if you aren't so knowledgeable about the brand, here are a few things you may like to know:
Lush will only buy ingredients from companies who do not test on animals. They invent all their own products and fragrances by hand and try to use as little packaging as possible. They also like to make their customers happy & they believe the customer is always right. You'll always find a happy face beaming back at you from your product - that's the person who made it!

The Packaging
Not much can be said about the packaging. As mentioned above, Lush try to use as little packaging as possible, instead focussing on the quality of their products. The bath bomb turned up in a little air-tight plastic bag, just big enough for the bath bomb to fit inside. Not pretty but practical and as environmentally friendly as they can be. It gets the thumbs up from me.

The Product
The product is extremely pretty - a mixture between a lilac and pale blue colour. Shaped like a planet, the name Space Girl definitely makes sense. After letting it fizz in the bath for a few seconds, it looked like this:
As you can see, it is starting to foam up nicely and the water below is starting to turn a lovely shade of purple. I then dropped the bomb back in to see what would happen...
I was astounded by how beautiful the colour of the water was. Some people have said that they find this bath bomb to be one of the faster dissolving ones, but I can honestly say that this fizzed away merrily for quite some time. The smell that emitted from the bath bomb was unbelievable too. I couldn't quite put my finger on what the scent was at first, but after a little while of racking my brain, I believe it smells of Parma Violets, the sweets you used to be able to get from old-style sweet shops. Can you still get them?
If you listen carefully, you can also hear the popping candy that is inside, although I did have to strain to hear mine.
The bath left me feeling refreshed and in a much happier mood, the smell of Parma Violets really lifted my spirits and I got out of the bath with a spring in my step.

Would I repurchase?
Without a doubt, yes. This bath bomb smells divine, looks beautiful and just generally put me in a great mood!
The only downside was having to get out of the bath, unfortunately. With water as beautiful as the above picture, why would you want to?

What's your favourite product from Lush? Are there any you'd recommend to me for my next haul?

xo

4 comments:

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  2. oh, i have never tried a bath bomb, but reading this review has got me thinking that i am missing out!hope you can check out my blog for some +vibes and inspiration.

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  3. I hate it when you have to get out of a nice bath! Will put this one on my list, I love bath bombs and the water looks gorgeous! XxxX http://thesecondhandrose.blogspot.com/

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