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Honey Bee Ballistic from Lush
Lush Honey Bee Ballistic
Member Name: Ainat
Lush Honey Bee Ballistic
Date: 13/08/11, updated on 29/06/13 (55 review reads)
Advantages: Makes the skin lovely and soft, nice sweet scent
Disadvantages: Turns bath water yellow
I am a big fan of Lush products, and tend to pick myself up a couple of treats each time I go into the centre of town, which on average is once or twice a month - I do tend to use Lush items as a once a week / once a fortnight treat! I definitely enjoy my girly evenings in from time to time, and normally a Lush bath bomb is involved in it somewhere!
On my last trip into Lush I was browsing the bath bombs trying to decide which one to get. I tend to always go for the same few, but this time decided I wanted to try something new. I admired the neat pyramids build out of the bath bombs and tried to pick a new one to try. I narrowed it down to two, and after some deliberation decided to give this one a go.
*So why did I pick this one?*
Well, because of it's scent. For someone like me, who has a real sweet tooth, I am instantly attracted to anything sweet. Upon reading the little information sign stating the bath bombs name and that this bath bomb 'in addition to soothing honey, it has Moroccan rhassoul mud to deep cleanse and soften your skin.' All sounding good to me! The stripy 'bee' like appearance although not as 'pretty' as some of the others, also had it's quirkiness about it. The price was about average for a Lush bath bomb at £2.95.
*What was it like to use?*
Last night I gave myself my girly night of the week. I began to run a nice bath and added the honey bee bath bomb which began to fizz away nicely. I found the smell toned down a little once it had dissolved. I must admit that once dissolved the bath water did go a lot yellower than I thought it would go, and sitting in yellow water wasn't quite as nice as sitting in, for example, pink water would have been. Nevertheless, I settled down to enjoy my bath.
After getting out of the bath I did notice that my skin was nice and soft. I imagine this had something to do with the honey as well as the Moroccan rhassoul - I'm not actually quite sure what that is, but it sounds good... Some type of mud? And mud is meant to be good for the skin - saying that, I'm not recommending that you go out and roll in the flowerbeds in your garden!
So yea, a nice scent that lingered in the bathroom for a couple of hours after my bath - good for me as I loved it, not so good for the other half who hated it! The scent did also linger on my skin for a little while, but only subtly so it wasn't too strong. Lovely soft skin, and I can still feel the softness now, over 24 hours later.
Overall a pretty good bath bomb, but with a real sweet scent, so wouldn't be for everyone. I found that the bath bomb also left a faint yellow ring around the bath once I had let the water go. This 'ring' and the fact I wasn't too keen on the yellow water are the reasons I've dropped a star, giving this bath bomb a 4.
Summary: Bee kind to yourself and enjoy this one!