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Bomb Cosmetics Superfruiter Bath Buttercup

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  • pretty product
  • natural ingredients
  • leaves bath slippery
  • scent not that strong in the bath
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      13.12.2014 20:09
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      Advantages

      • "smells good"
      • "pretty product"
      • "natural ingredients"
      • "Not tested on animals"
      • "Ethical company"

      Disadvantages

      • "leaves bath slippery"
      • "expensive for one bath"
      • "scent not that strong in the bath"

      Pretty and eco friendly natural bath treat from Bomb Cosmetics

      Bomb Cosmetics make lovely looking bath products that make great gifts. The bath melts like this are better in my view that their bath bombs which smell of almost nothing in the bath.


      I like the fact they use natural ingredients and do not test on animals and their products are really pretty too.

      This is a very pretty product which smells lovely and fruity and sweet and the scent is quite strong out of the bath. It looks like a mini iced cupcake iced with pink swirly icing, it even comes in a cupcake paper case.

      This is a bath creamer or melt which means it is full of lovely moisturising natural butters for softening and moisturising your skin while soaking in the bath. i love these but you do need to be a bit careful when getting out of the bath as it makes it slippery.

      I always have to clean the bath after using one of these as it does leave a greasy film in the bath.

      Each of these melts costs around £2,20 but they also sell for three for £6 which is how I buy them. It still makes an expensive bath but you could chop each in half and still have a nice scented moisturising bath I think.

      You can buy Bomb Cosmetic products from a number of beauty salons and gift shops, amazon and also on line. They are a responsible company using natural products with as little packaging as possible. The products are eco friendly as well as human friendly too.

      I would certainly recommend Bomb Cosmetics as a company as they make lovely products which make great, very pretty gifts and are nice to enjoy in the bath.

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      28.02.2013 23:50
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      Fruity Bath Buttercup

      Bomb Cosmetics
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      Bomb Cosmetics was established over 14 years and make handmade products including Bath Blasters, Bath Melts, Soaps, Wax Melts, Scented Candles, Moisturisers, Scrubs, Shower Butters, Gels and more. Their range of bath blasters proved so popular at trade shows when they first launched that they since have introduced new products to their range. All their products are made from natural ingredients and are made by their own staff on their own premises. They are against animal testing and recycle as many products as they can. As they care about the planet and animals they use as little packaging as possible and all their packaging is made from recycled materials. Some of their products can be found in various places such as Garden Centers but they also have an online website where you can purchase their products and find more information out about their products as well as them. My mum actually purchased a few bath blasters (also known as bath bombs) just before Christmas & they smelt really nice, so I looked up the brand and found the Bomb Cosmetics website. It's coming up to mother's day so I decided to purchase a gift set from here for my mum. I thought I would also purchase a few items for myself as well to try.

      Price/Availability
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      I purchased this from the Bomb Cosmetic website (www.bombcosmetics.co.uk). For a 30g buttercup which is the only size the product come in it was £2.20. Although the product is quite small and can only be used once I don't think it's a too bad price for a nice treat every now and again.

      The Product
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      The product I am reviewing is called a Bath Buttercup. Before now I had never heard of Bath Buttercups so I was intrigued to try it. Simply put the product into the bath and watch it fizz as it slowly melts to release the delicious fruity scents and butters to soften your skin. This particular buttercup has a range of juicy scents such as Cranberries, Zesty Lime, Strawberry, Raspberry, Plum, Peach, Apple and Cassis with hints of White Flowers on a Woody base. The actual product looks like a very small cupcake and comes in a mini paper cake case. This particular buttercup is a light pink colour and has bright green strands on the top of it. The buttercup has been swirled into the paper case to make it look like a small cupcake. I think the product looks really nice and I love the way it's been made to look like a little cupcake. I haven't seen a product like this before so I think this is quite a unique look for a bath product. The product smells extremely fruity and I can definitely smell the scent of Raspberry and hints of Apple in the buttercup. Amongst these scents I can also smell a slight woody smell which is quite light but smells lovely with the rich fruity smell.

      Some of the ingredients in this product include: Cocoa Seed Butter, Shea Butter and Lime Oil.

      Using the Product
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      Take the buttercup out of the wrapper. This comes off really easily. Place the buttercup into a warm bath and watch it slowly fizz and melt. As it melt and fizzes it releases its Cocoa Butter which leaves skin feeling soft. I was intending on taking a picture of the buttercup as it fizzed away in the water, how-ever this wasn't possible. As soon as I dropped the buttercup into the warm water it sunk and fizzed away under the water, so there really wasn't much to see. The water turned slightly cloudy and there were a few bubbles on the top of the water with some white lather. I could now smell the Zesty Lime and this overpowered any of the other smells in the buttercup. As I got into the bath the first thing I noticed was that the buttercup obviously contained oil as I could feel the oil in the water as I got into the bath. I could also see it a little on top of the water as well. Due to the zesty smell I found the bath rather relaxing. At this point I couldn't really tell what my skin was going to be like after the bath. After washing I got out of the bath and patted my skin dry. My skin felt moisturised and extremely smooth and soft, I was impressed. Although the buttercup had oil in it my skin wasn't too oily after getting out the bath which was nice. Even after drying my skin there was a slight zesty scent left on my skin which was quite nice.

      Overall Opinion
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      Bomb Cosmetics products remind me a little of Lush and as I love the product from Lush I wasn't sure how these products would compare. The first thing I have to say about this product is that I haven't seen these bath buttercups anywhere else or any other products that look like this. I think the design of the buttercup is really cute and I love the way it's been made and decorated to look like a small cupcake. Even before putting the buttercup into the water the smell of it is really fruity and pleasant. I loved the fact that when I placed the buttercup into the water that the smell changed to more of a zesty lime smell. I would have liked watching the buttercup fizz away in the water but as it sinks you can't really see it fizzing away. Although there was a slightly oily residue on my skin it didn't make my skin feel really greasy which was good. This made my skin feel smooth, soft and moisturised. I was impressed with this product and would purchase another one in this range to treat myself. As I was so impressed by this product I would also try other products in the Bomb Cosmetics range.



      (review may also appear on ciao)

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