“ Brand: Lush / Type: Bath Salt „
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I am reviewing a limited edition bath bomb from Lush which is called Fluffy Egg. As you will have probably guessed from the name this product is part of the Easter range which is available to purchase now from Lush stores and online from their website (www.lush.co.uk). The egg shaped bath bomb is fragranced with an old Lush favourite called Candy Fluff which is how this particular product got its name. This product also apparently has the same sweet-shop smell as the Snow Fairy shower gel from their Christmas range. This is the perfect alternative to piling on the pounds from eating chocolate over the Easter period. This pretty pink, sugary sweet, candy-scented bath bomb will fizz in your bath turning it a gorgeous pink colour and filling the room with a delicious candy scent.
This bath bomb is egg shaped and is a bright pink colour and has an Easter egg like pattern on it. My one has a dot pattern but some others have a zig zag pattern on them. Towards the top of the bath bomb is a little flower on each side which reminds of those sugar flowers you used to get to put on fairy cakes. The flower colours in the bath bomb do vary. As I ordered the product from the lush website my bath bomb came sealed in a small, clear plastic bag which had a label on. Normally the labels tell you a little about the product and also list the ingredients but in this case it told me to look as Lush time for information about the product or go to their website where I could read some more information about the product itself. The featured ingredient in this product is Synthetic Musk. Musk's are synthetic materials used to fragrance cosmetic products. The odour is musky and subtle. Although I am not a huge fan of pink I loved the colour of this bath bomb as it's bright and colourful. When opening the plastic wrapper to the bath bomb and smelling it I could smell a delicious candy scent that smelt nice and sweet; although not too sweet. I couldn't wait to drop this into the bath.
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I purchased the product from the Lush website (www.lush.co.uk) for £2.95 which I thought was very reasonable. You can also purchase this from Lush stores as well. As this is an Easter product it's likely that this product will disappear shortly after April.
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Using the Product
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As this product is a bath bomb you simply need to do drop it into your bath full of water and watch as it fizzes away turning the water a pink colour and releasing the gorgeous candy scent. As soon as I had run the bath I removed the product from the plastic wrapper and dropped it into the bath. As soon as the egg hit the water it started fizzing away releasing the gorgeous candy scent and turning the water a pink colour. The bath bomb although sunk to the bottom of the bath fizzed away quite quickly; although not as quick and as furiously as some of the other bath bombs from Lush. Within a few minutes the bath bomb had finished fizzing away and by now the bath water was a nice shade of pink. Even the little flowers on the bath bomb had fizzed away as well.
The bathroom smelt of a nice candy scent, which wasn't too strong but wasn't overpowering either. The scent was sweet but it wasn't too sickly. I got into the bath and relaxed for a while. The water felt soft against my skin and it looked as though was a slightly oily film on top of the water; how-ever this was only slightly and it was hard to tell due to the colour of the water. I had a wash and relaxed in the bath a little longer surrounded by the gorgeous candy scent which I absolutely loved. Unlike a recent product I used from Bomb Cosmetics this one didn't irritate my skin which I was pleased about as I have sensitive skin and a few dry patches behind my knees which can sometimes be irritated easily by some products. After relaxing in the bath a little longer I pulled the plug out and let the water drain whilst patting my skin dry. The product didn't make a huge difference to my skin but it didn't irritate it either. The scent from the product couldn't be smelt on my skin but this didn't bother me as I was applying body butter anyway.
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I have only recently got into buying a few Lush products and trying them out myself and so far I have been impressed with all of their products and have been enjoying using them. I loved the bright pink colour of this particular bath bomb, even though I am not really a pink person. I loved the overall look and the finish of the product and the fact that it looks like an egg which makes it the perfect Easter gift for someone who isn't really a huge fan of chocolate. The product smells delicious and doesn't smell to sweet and overpowering. If you like the other candy scented products from Lush you will definitely like this product as well as it has a similar kind of scent. I liked the way this product changed the colour of the bath water and I loved the fact that the scent of the product filled the bathroom and could be smelt all the time whilst in the bath. This product didn't make a huge difference to my skin but when reading the information on the lush website it doesn't claim to make a difference to your skin anyway. Although I do have sensitive and slightly dry skin this product didn't irritate or dry out my skin which I was pleased about. In terms of value I think this product is very reasonable and it's one that I would definitely use again. I would definitely recommend this product to others to try whilst it's still available. I think this would make a lovely gift for someone for Easter who doesn't enjoy or chocolate or isn't a chocolate fan.
(review also on ciao)
I don't really celebrate Easter for the intended reasons, but instead enjoy the commercial and modernised aspects of the festivities such as fancy chocolates and extra time off work. My favourite shop, Lush, also release a range of Easter themed goodies and I've recently discovered that I had one of their bath bombs lurking around from earlier this year. The Fluffy Egg Ballistic Bath Bomb is available to buy from the Lush high street stores, via mail order, or online at www.lush.co.uk but only around Easter time. It costs £2.75 for one 150g bath ballistic.
Product description: "Drop this egg-squisite bath bomb into a tub full of warm water and enjoy wallowing in the sweet as candy waters. A superb Easter treat for big and little kids alike, Fluffy Egg is a must have for fans of all things sweet, too. Suggest to the Easter bunny that instead of a chocolate egg this year, why not try giving these pink numbers out? Better still, ask him to stop by early on Easter Sunday and hide these fragrant and fluffy eggs around your garden - they make for perfect prizes on an Easter Egg Hunt. Unless it's raining of course! Once you've gathered them all up and you're enjoying a hard earned, deeply relaxing soak in the bright pink waters, lather up with our creamy vanilla Rock Star soap for the ultimate in sweetshop-scented skin."
This bath bomb is quite large and has a slightly different shape to the usual design, being made to look like a little Easter egg complete with speckled shell detail. It has a nice pink colour with a little flower decoration in the centre front of the egg. The scent of this bath bomb was lovely and sweet with a candyfloss type fragrance, which is just my sort of thing. I found it very relaxing and the scent spread well when it was used, still strongly noticeable above the fragrance of the other various products I used when I was bathing.
To use, you simply put the ballistic bath bomb into a hot bath and let it dissolve into the water. Because my bath bomb had been lurking in my bedroom cupboard for several months before use, it did not dissolve quite so effectively as usual and the centre of the egg remained intact so I had to crumble it apart with my hands. The Fluffy Egg turned my bath water a hot pink colour which was really vibrant and gave a fun look to the bath and did not fade at all.
The reason I love using bath bombs and bubble bath is to make my bathing experience a bit more fun and to give my skin a bit of an extra treat. I could feel this having an effect on my skin while I was bathing, as the water was silky smooth and made my skin feel softer. It feels really comforting and nourishing, and helps add to the overall relaxing experience of the bath.
The Fluffy Egg bath bomb is a lovely bath treat which is a pleasure to use. I'm a big fan of sweet treats and love the scent of this product as it's so rich and sweet. It also has a noticeable effect on the condition of my skin and is well worth buying when it's available. One Easter treat that I can highly recommend.
Ingredients: Sodium Bicarbonate, Citric Acid, Perfume, Synthetic Musk, Benzyl Benzoate, Colour 45410, Colour 14700, Colour 17200, Candy Flowers
This is a vegan product and Lush are against animal testing - please keep your beauty cruelty free!
If you like this Lush product then you may also enjoy...
+ Candy Fluff dusting powder
+ Rockstar soap
+ any of the Snow Fairy range
I don't particularly live a stressful life but I always get stressed when it comes to getting ready as I always leave it to late or I get up to late which doesn't set me up for the day and leaves me in a bit of a worried stressed mood, so twice a week I like to have a few hours pamper me time to chill out and just generally make myself feel better about the way I look. I like having a shower every morning but like having baths at night only, not sure what it is but I think it feels kind of strange bathing with it being light outside? because it's not as relaxing as in the dark. I always like to through in a cheeky Lush Ballistic just to make me feel extra nice.
For those of you who have been neglecting Lush here's a few things you might not of known, Lush are a large promoter of Recycling and all of their packaging is made from recycled materials and can be recycled themselves as well. Lush are very eco-friendly and if you have a Lush store near you, you'll notice a lot of their products are 'naked' which is where they have no packaging because they are very big on saving our planet and everything on it, that's why they buy fair ingredients that have not been tested on animals or extracts of animals, all the ingredients are synthetic or natural which makes then suitable for all vegetarians and also have a lot of vegan friendly products too which is think it Egg-cellent!
Lush's 'Fluffy Egg' bath ballistic is still for sale on their website and do not sell through anyone else so you can only purchase this direct from a store near you or www.lush.co.uk. If you are going to buy online I suggest you wait until you need a few items or are trying a few different items and buy all at once because this Ballistic is only £2.49 for 140g and the postage will be a lot higher than this as it stays the same despite how much you buy. So if you are new to Lush, try a few of each such as a ballistic, soap, or even a cheeky solid perfume and see how it all works for you.
'Fluffy Egg' is one of Lush's more unusual shapes that go really well with the product. 'Fluffy Egg' has been mainly designed as a humorous Easter bath ballistic, this is in the shape of you guessed it, an egg. Not of a normal egg however but as an Easter egg with the lines going up the side as if it could be broken into two halves and has the lined traditional Easter egg pattern on it. The 'Fluffy Egg' also has a hole in the middle unlike the picture for this review where it has a daisy type flower in the center, mine just had blue swirls which didn't bother me at the time as that's how it shown on Lush's website, but seeing the picture of this one really makes me wish I have a daisy shaped one! A lot of people if this didn't have a picture with it would of probably thought this was Brown because of the chocolate egg like features but it's a pastel purple colour which is quite surprising, but in a good way.
The smell of 'Fluffy Egg' re minds me of a carnival or a theme park when you get close to the food stalls and there's the big sweet stall filled with massive rock swirly lolly pop's and more, this smells like bubblegum, it smells good enough to eat and looks good enough to eat but I hope no one's taken a bite! This does leave your body scented. Of course I like to have baths at night so a normal person would expect the smell to be gone in the morning and all absorbed into my bed but it really isn't you can smell it on your skin in the morning, so if you wake up and your partners there, what a better way to smell in the morning.
'Fluffy Egg' does have a synthetic Musk ingredient in this which in my opinion I cannot smell at all which i'm quite glad of because I'm not fond of Musk. This has Sodium Bicarbonate which gives the ballistic's their fizz and they hit your hot soapy bath water, I found this one didn't fizz or last to long it the bath it dissolved really quickly but it also softens the water to make it less harsh on your skin. When it was almost gone I noticed it had sent the water and a lot of the bubbles a cotton candy floss pink which was really lovely to sit in and smell the fragrance rise up with the steam.
After having the bath with 'Fluffy Egg' my skin felt really soft and smooth at first but this has perfume in which after a while sends my skin really dry so I put my usual moisturizer on afterward and my skin felt so lovely. The scent is quite overwhelming in it's solid form so you'd think it would be like that on your skin but it's more of subtle on your skin which does eventually die down to just a hint of bubblegum and candy floss. I will definitively be buying one of these again soon as it's not to expensive to buy but of course is a shame you can only use it once.
Ingredients:Sodium Bicarbonate, Citric Acid, Perfume, Synthetic Musk, Benzyl Benzoate, Colour 45410, Colour 14700, Colour 17200, Candy Flowers
As a single mum who doesn't get to get out and do things very often I like to try and make some "me" time by having lovely baths. I like to make them a luxurious experience as often as possible as I don't have many luxuries else where and so I often pop in to lush to pick up some bath time treats. On my latest visit to the store last week I picked up a few items and one of them was the Fluffy Egg bath ballistic which is part of the seasonal items lush introduce and is just in time for Easter.
==What is it?==
The bath ballistic is shaped to look like an Easter egg...the only think being that it is hot pink in colour with a flower shape in the middle. The ballistic is of a reasonable size to look at but in fact isn't one of the heavier ballistics weighing in at 140g. It costs £2.95 and will be used in just one bath so it is not something that you would use every night of the week but for a weekly treat I think it is a reasonable enough price to pay.
The ballistic is solid and managed to stay in one piece all the way home and whilst it was stored before I decided to use it. All too often my ballistics can crumble in the packet before I use them which is pretty disappointing (Mrs Whippy I am looking at you!)
The aroma of the ballistic is very sweet before it goes in to the water and is apparently meant to smell like candy floss. Whilst I don't necessarily detect this individually I do love the smell of the sweet ballistics and it does smell very luxurious! Apparently according to the lady who served me in lush this is meant to be the same scent as the snow fairy range but I haven't tried these personally (although I am tempted to now!)
==Using the ballistic==
I began to set the water running in my bath and when there was a decent amount of water I dropped the fluffy egg in to the water whilst allowing the taps to continue running. What I noticed immediately was the colour of the water! All too often I buy a ballistic and it seemingly does very little to the water but in this case the water turned a gorgeous hot pink colour which is wonderful for a self confessed pink lover such as myself!
Secondly I noticed how the sweet smell was filling my bathroom and I was looking forward to getting in to the lovely smelling, pink water.
==What I thought==
Whilst in the bath I really liked the fact that the pink water and sweet smell seemed to be covering my skin. I think the fact that I liked the smell so much made me relax more in to my bath and enjoy the experience. This is not a ballistic that will soften your skin really like some of the other lush products but it is a nice treat all the same.
When I got out of the bath the scent was lingering ever so slightly on my skin but not as much as I would have liked. However, I could smell the scent in my hair still the morning after which was nice.
Thank you for reading my review!
I have been a regular customer of the body cosmetic store Lush for a while now and I am aware that they often bring out special seasonal items. This 'Fluffy Egg' is one of their Easter creations and I recently bought a couple of these for myself for a treat.
The 'Fluffy Egg' is one of Lush's bath ballistics. These are products that you put into your bath water and which dissolve to release their ingredients and fragrances. Compared to most of the ballistics I have ever bought in store this one looks quite large, but perhaps it's just because it is egg shaped rather than a ball shape as most of the large ballistics are. It's a 140 gram heavy oval of compact powder. It's coloured bright shocking pink and it has that cracked maze design imprinted on the outside of it identical to the way chocolate Easter eggs are stamped. It also has two little cake decorations stuck into it's sides. These are sugar candy flowers - mine were orange and peach flowers but I think designs vary. Overall the ballistic looks very adorable and fits in with both celebrating Easter and Spring. I think it is so cute that it could make a fantastic Easter gift.
I normally try and get a few baths out of the products I buy at Lush. Sometimes with the dense ballistics this is not possible as you can't break the product up into smaller bits. This is the case with the Fluffy Egg, you have to use it all in one go. To use it you should first start running a warm bath, then get in and then drop the egg into your water. This ensures that when the ballistic begins to fizz up and dissolve that you get the lovely sensation of the speeding bubbles around your body!
The ballistic turns the water a bright pink immediately. I have noticed that if the bath water is not hot enough then the ballistic comes away and lies in chunks of powder at the bottom of the bath. When I have crushed these with my finger tips the colour stained my fingers! I find it thrilling that the water is so deeply pink and it makes me feel so feminine! This ballistic doesn't create much bubbles or foam, just a slight swirl of bubbles emerge as it's dissolving.
The Fluffy Egg has a very sweet scent. Lush say that it's for anyone who loves the scent of "bubblegum and banana". It's also similar to and can be use with their 'The Godmother' soap or the Snow Fairy Shower Gel. My nose can smell strawberry milkshakes like Nesquik powdered drinks, banana chew sweets, fresh laundry, summer days, cotton candy booths, fresh fruit cream cakes, coconut slices and picnic food. It does remind me of other Lush products I've used in the past such as the Candy Cane Christmas bubble bar or the Creamy Candy Bubble bar. I would describe the fragrance as very uplifting and stimulating. It makes me feel fresh, happy, giggley and energised. It is also quite a youthful scent too so it gives me some 'get up and go'! The fragrance is very girly and probably would be unsuitable for most men (at least they would never admit to liking it!).
The ballistic definitely has an effect on the way my skin feels when I get out of the bath. I wouldn't say my skin is super moisturised but it feels a lot smoother. The fragrance also stays on your skin for a long time after bathing and it is quite strong. It makes me feel confident that I smell fresh and attractive. As long as you like sweet, sugary scents then you won't mind how strong this fragrance actually is.
This ballistic has no bits in it that don't melt away so you don't need to clean your bath out after use - however beware of the strong pink colour if you have a bathtub prone to staining! I would definitely reccomend this to friends and family and certainly appreciate getting one of these as a gift instead of a choccy egg! The ballistic costs £2.95 per egg.
You can buy these in store or online. Lush also have a few other Easter special products on sale, I also reccomend the cute pinata lookalike 'Donkey Oaty' ballistic:
Lush tend to have a range at Easter and this year was no different. This year's range included ballistics shaped like eggs.
The egg shaped ballistics came in a 4 scents if I remember correctly. They were Magic, Choccy, English Countryside and Candy Fluff which is the one I am reviewing and my favourite. The eggs were 150g in weight and cost £2.75 each though if you were lucky and caught them just after the Easter season then they were half price instore.
The Fluffy ballistic egg is bright pink with a candy flower (a real candy sweetie! I wouldn't recommend eating though I have known people on the Lush forum to wash them off and eat them!) attached to the front. The best thing of all about this ballistic is that it is Candy Fluff scent and you know what that means? It is the same scent as the beloved Snow Fairy! Heaven! For people who are not familiar with the Candy Fluff scent it is a scent which is all things sweet - think bubble gum and candy floss and you are pretty much there with what this ballistic smells like.
When your drop this ballistic in the bath it doesn't really do much apart from fizz and dissolve. It turns the bath a lovely bright shade of pink and fills the bathroom with its yummy scent but it doesn't do anything pretty or spectacular like some of the Lush products do. It is a pretty basic ballistic. However, it is the only ballistic that has been scented with the Candy Fluff scent so that is pretty special all by itself. It doesn't take too long to dissolve and the candy flower bobs on the top of the water.
The ballistic makes the bath pretty and girly in colour which is lovely (my daughter loves these ballistics) but I did find that although my skin felt soft, this ballistic didn't do anything particularly moisturising to my skin - usually Lush ballistics do and this goes to show the simplicity of this ballistic.
The downside to this ballistic is definately the price. It is very expensive given that it is only 150g and one of the smaller ballistics Lush offer. the price makes me feel like I missed out on something and had a faulty batch but no, everyone else had the same thing. I do think you are paying more for the fragrance because it is a popular one at Christmas and also because it has never been in ballistic form before so Lush thought it would be a good money spinner.
It loses a star from me for the price there I give this 4 Doo Yoo stars.
In my mission to try (seemingly) every product that Lush does, I bypassed the 'normal' stock on my last visit in favour of limited-edition Easter products. One of the things I bought was this Fluffy Ballistic Egg. Though it was more expensive than most Lush ballistics, at £2.75, I loved the colour and smell (it's bright pink and smells just like Snow Fairy) so thought it would be nice for a treat.
As with all ballistics, it's best to use the Fluffy Ballistic Egg when it's fresh as it fizzes better. I decided to use mine on Easter Sunday in the absence of any actual chocolate (I'm on a diet!). I dropped it into the bath and fizzed pleasantly, turning the water a lovely bright pink.
I had a really relaxing bath and stayed in for ages reading my book. Sometimes ballistics lose their scent once they've dissolved, but not this one - it remained for the duration of the bath. The water felt really silky and lovely and the colour remained strong. The tiny candy flowers sank to the bottom of the bath, but had practically dissolved by the time I got out.
When I got out, I found that the smell still lingered a little, and my skin felt really soft - it is normally quite dry but I found that I only had to apply moisturiser to my lower legs - the dryest part - as the ballistic had done the job on the rest of my body. This is really good as not all ballistics do this!
Overall, I was very impressed with this ballistic. It's more pricey than some of the others, but it's also really good quality and ideal for a treat. They're limited edition so get yourself down to Lush and grab one before they go!
This ballistic is vegetarian, but seemingly not vegan (sadly), and the ingredients are as follows:
Sodium Bicarbonate, Citric Acid, Perfume, Synthetic Musk, Propylene Glycol, Benzyl Alcohol, Colour 45410, Colour 14700, Colour 17200, Candy Flowers}
What is Lush?
Lush was formerly known as 'Cosmetics to Go' and quite appropriately changed its named which I think suite it best because the only way to describe their products is they smell and look 'lush'. All the products are vegetarian and a lot are vegan. Nothing is tested on animals and they make sure every ingredient is sourced from companies that also do not test on animals. They support many charities and often do limited edition items to gain money for charities or campaigns. They make a lot of 'naked' products, which come with no packaging. Their bags, wrapping and even the stuff that comes in the boxes to protect gift sets are all made from recycled items and can be put in a composter or recycled. They are very much an ethically aware company.
What is a bath ballistic?
A Bath ballistic usually comes in a globe shape but can resemble other shapes, for example Hippy Chick resembles a chick. You drop the ballistic into a full bath when you have stopped running the water. Simply drop into the water, get in the bath and relax. Immediately the ballistic will fizz away, often turning the water a different colour, releasing items such as rose petals but all release essential oils and ingredients which cleanse, soften and moisturise your skin to make it feel soft, silky and smelling divine.
How must does it cost?
Fluffy costs £2.75 is aprox 150g in weight and is suitable for vegetarians.
Fluffy ballistic egg is a pink easter egg shaped ballistic with a sweet candy flower on the front. It is bright pink in colour and very feminine and fun. It smells exactly like Snow Fairy shower gel and a bit like MMM Marshmallow Melting Moment. It smells like candy floss and sweets with a subtle hint of musk. I was shocked at the price considering it is only 150g so only bought 2 of these, whereas I usually stock up on 5 or more of each ballistic.
What makes Honey Bun special?
It is shaped like a cute pink easter egg and is limited edition for Easter. It turns the water a bright pink colour and the candy flower bobs about in the water. It has one of the best selling scents and smells of candy floss.
This product is so cute to look at and great for the Easter period but it is definitely not a bargain. I found it too expensive for the size but also because it contains no special ingredients other than synthetic musk. I was really disappointed when I read the ingredients list and expected some essential oils or natural ingredients, however I found none. I did like the pink colour the water changed to and found it fun, flirty and girly. My skin did feel very soft and not greasy and the smell stayed on for a while, however it wasn't as moisturising or as effective as other bath ballistics, but i put this down to lack of special ingredients. I won't be buying this again, and would maybe choose MMM Marshmallow Melting moment which is more expensive but it is more concentrated and packed with moisturising ingredients.
Lush Fluffy Ballistic Egg
Description: Brand: Lush / Type: Bath Salt
If you are not familiar with Lush, then you may think that they are not cheap, and that you can buy similar products for less. This is true but the prices in Lush are not too expensive and the do represent the quality of the products. Lush make hand made cosmetics from only natural ingredients, they never test on animals and ensure that they only use suppliers who don't either. They also support loads of charities and projects worldwide, details of which can be found on their website, along with products and ingredients. You can shop online and also locate your nearest shop if you are unsure where to find them. Orders placed online arrive within a few days and are packaged in popcorn which is kinder to the environment.
Anyone who has read any of my earlier reviews (thanks so much, I really appreciate all reads, rates and comments!) will probably already know that I am a little bit addicted to Lush! I love their products and whenever they release new ones (which is regularly, meaning there is plenty to choose from, check their website for details of new products) I am keen to try them. This bath ballistic is new so when I saw it in my local store, I immediately wanted to try it out for myself.
In case you have never tried a Bath Ballistics, they are based on the same idea as bath bombs and are a solid ball shaped mass of bath salts. To use, simply run a warm bath then drop them in and watch them go crazy, fizzing their way round in the water for ages, releasing their fab scent and colour. They will then soften and scent the water until eventually they have dissolved leaving the water and the bathroom smelling delicious. They don't create bubbles but the water feels softer and the oils leave your skin feeling hydrated and smooth.
This 150g ballistic will cost you £2.75 and is suitable for vegetarians. The product is a limited edition though so if you want to try it, you had better be quick!
As you can see from the picture, this egg shaped ballistic is bright pink with a little flower in the centre and is very girly looking. Lush have created the product to smell similar to their Snow Fairy fragrance so if you are a fan of that, you are likely to like this one too.
The first thing that you will notice is the fantastic shade of pink of your bathwater, it is really bright and cheerful and you can't help but smile and feel happy at the though of getting into it. The fragrance of this product is very sweet and reminds me of candyfloss and bubblegum (the fruity kind that you used to have as a kid). It is a gorgeous smell and lingers for ages on your skin after getting out of the bath. I definitely think that this is a feminine fragrance and if you are a fan of sweet and sugary scents then this is definitely worth trying.
Having said all that, if you prefer more subtle fragrances, then this one might be a little strong for you, so might be best avoided. There are plenty more to choose from though!. I personally love this ballistic and wish it wasn't a limited edition. I get into the bath and laze for as long as possible, preferably with a candle and a glass of wine and the fragrance of the ballistic makes me feel relaxed and cheerful. It is perfect for use at any time of the day, the pink water doesn't stain your skin (even though it is bright, I probably wouldn't like to try it on white towels!) and skin feels and smells fab after using it.
This product gets 5 Dooyoo stars from me, I really like it and will be stocking up before they disappear from the shelves. It would be a lovely Easter treat, Mothers Day treat or just a treat for yourself, how can you resist?
Ingredients are as follows (taken from the Lush website)
VEGETARIAN, Sodium Bicarbonate, Citric Acid, Perfume, Synthetic Musk, Propylene Glycol, Benzyl Alcohol, Colour 45410, Colour 14700, Colour 17200, Candy Flowers}
*Occurs naturally in essential oils
This Lush Fluffy Ballistic Egg was part of my non chocolate Easter present from my boyfriend and I finally got around to trying it out in the bath the other night.
It is basically a nice bright pink egg with a small flower motif in the centre of it. When I dropped it into the bath it starting fizzing away and the room was filled with a sweet bubble gum smell, it was not too oppresive and sickly as such smells can be and almost immediately the water started to turn a nice pink colour.
The smell lasted long after I had got out of the bath and is very sweet and quite pleasant indeed. The ballistc egg gives the water a sort of oily sheen as well however this is not unpleasant it just makes your skin feel really smooth when you get out of the bath and it has a nice healthy glow to it. Certainly I found my bath to be very relaxing and I felt very calm afterwards.
Now Lush products are not cheap and this one will set you back £2.50 which actually given the quality of the product it is not a bad buy, the only problem I can see is having to wait until next Easter until I can enjoy a repeat performance.
This was the second of the limited edition Easter bath ballistics I bought from Lush on my recent trip to Edinburgh. There were four eggs to choose from, and I chose this one mainly because it was pink!
The ballistic is shaped like a small Easter egg, and if you look close even has the cracked shell effect you would get from a chocolate egg. It has a small sugar flower embedded into the front, much like the creamy candy bubble bar, and the colour is a very bright and vibrant pink. It's a cute little thing and I know Easter has now passed (the review is late because Dooyoo took a while to upload the suggestion), but these would have made a great little Easter gift for someone.
The Fluffy Eggs are said to contain the scent of Lush's Candy Fluff perfume, the same scent that is in their candy fluff dusting powder. To be honest to me it smelled a lot like the Snow Fairy shower gel Lush bring out each Christmas, and also a bit like the creamy candy bubble bar. The scent is very girly and feminine - incredibly sweet and sugary with a sharper edge which is a little bit like berries. It's quite a young scent, I imagine younger girls would love it.
When I put this in the water it began to dissolve, and as it fizzed it turned the water an amazing shade of hot pink. Sometimes I find that the scent of the ballistics fade once they are in the water, however this one lingered throughout the entire bath which was lovely.
Almost as soon as the ballistic began to dissolve, I could feel a change in the water. It makes the water feel sort of silky, and slightly oily, but oily in a good way, not in a greasy slippery sort of way. The fact that I can feel the difference in the water makes me think that this is doing good things for my skin.
Indeed when I did actually get out of the bath, this left my skin feeling beautiful and soft and there was a slight trace of the candy fluff scent left on my skin.
These ballistics cost £2.50 which for a Lush ballistic is quite a reasonable price. Of course you only get one bath out of it which makes it less economical, but there is always the option of breaking it up. Although this is an Easter special it is still available for sale on the Lush website - www.lush.co.uk
Overall, this was probably one of the nicest ballistics I've used. It had no petals or other 'bits' to stick to the skin, it smelled delicious and girly, and it turned the water a beautiful pink colour. I just hope they bring this back next year!