Product Type: Lush Bath / Shower
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Lush Dragon's Egg Bath Ballistic
Member Name: PandaEyes
Lush Dragon's Egg Bath Ballistic
Advantages: Smells lovely, creates lots of creamy foam, glittery.
Disadvantages: Not enough colour - just orange.
I often go in Lush but always come out empty handed, although I've used a couple of their products before and loved them, I think the products are a little over priced. However, I decided to treat myself and as the shop was fairly empty, the staff spent a lot of their time explaining a few of the products to me. I usually hate this and like to have a look around myself without having explanations on every single product I look at or smell, but they were actually really helpful, and yes they persuaded me to buy a few products... which I probably wouldn't have bought if it wasn't for them.
I prefer baths to showers and so I decided to have a look at the bath ballistics first. With a lot of the products in Lush you can smell them and know there and then if you will like it or not, but I found with the bath bombs that they didn't smell that strong and I wasn't sure on them because of this. This is when a member of staff came over and asked if I needed any help or wanted to try any of the products out. At the end of the table they had a big bowl full of water which was multi-coloured and smelt lovely, but this wasn't very helpful as a few different bath ballistics had been placed in there and so I couldn't tell which one I would actually like. The member of staff talked me through each one and asked me what scents I like, so I told her I like anything that looks pretty with glitter and also orange/citrus scents. She recommended a few to me but this Dragon's Egg was the one she thought I would really like. She said although it looks plain from the outside, it isn't inside and it was her personal favourite. I always think that the staff will say anything is their favourite if it gets you to purchase it, but I did want a bath bomb and so purchased the Dragon's Egg.
After placing this in my bath, it quite quickly turned the water orange, I don't think it was a particularly pretty colour but the glitter was nice and the scent was very strong. It contains jasmine and citruses but the citrus overpowers the rest and this is all you can smell, which I was pleased about as this is the scent I wanted. It made the bathroom smell lovely for ages as well as my skin, unfortunately my skin didn't smell this lush still the next day, but I think that would be a lot to ask for from a bath bomb.
The bath bomb dissolved very slowly, it didn't make much crackling noise while doing so, in fact it didn't make much noise at all. My bath was very quickly layered with a creamy foam though and it felt soft and silky, which you notice more when you get out the bath I think than you do when your actually in the water, as your skin is left feeling very smooth.
There wasn't much glitter in this bath bomb and so because of this it didn't make my bath messy afterwards. If you do want a bath bomb for lots of glitter then I am not sure if there is an alternative bath bomb that you could use that contains more, but there is a glittery bubble bar you can purchase from Lush too. It did leave my skin with the odd bit of glitter on afterwards though which was nice.
The bath bomb costs £2.99 for 200g. It was one of the most expensive ones available but also one of the biggest in size. I do think this is a lot considering you can only get one use out of this, so I won't be purchasing them on a regular basis, but just for a treat now and again.
Summary: I will consider purchasing this one again if I don't come across a better one.