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      20.12.2012 18:15
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      Quite pleasant.

      This is one of a few bath treats I bought from Lush recently. I actually thought I had used this one before but I was getting it confused with their Creamy Candy bar which is a similar design. This one is called Pop In The Bath and it's a Bubble Bar which means it can be added to your bath to create foam. Lush like to market themselves as a very happy, creative company and their products reflect this. This bubble bar is said to have been created because of the product designer's "love affair with Mary Poppins". The products come in different colours so the consumer can choose whichever colour suits their mood on the day they purchase! My product was green with a white and pink flower on the top. The product is shaped roughly like a cake or a thick scone. The flower shape looked like it had been cut out with a shape maker as the edges of the petals were perfect. Each product is handmade so expect to see a variety of slightly different shapes and sizes when you go to buy them. I primarily bought this because it was cute, to be honest. That's a very girly thing to say but I just thought it looked very charming! As I mentioned earlier I have also bought the Creamy Candy bubble bar before which also features a cute flower design. If you are a girly girl these two products could be perfect for you. The product is made out of a sodium bicarbonate and essential oils mix. The texture is therefore like a sort of squishy sand that you can tear apart. I always try and get the most out of each bubble bar I buy so usually add bit by bit of the bar until I get the required effect. I added half of the bar per bath with this one as it has a fairly mild fragrance. To use this product you need to add it to your running bath water. I've discovered through regular use of bubble bars that the best way to dissolve them is to rub them between your hands under the tap. Doing this means that you grind the sandy mix into a paste which then mixes with the water and turns into bubbles. Some Lush fans even advocate putting bubble bars into socks and holding them under the tap but I wouldn't go that far! When I first put this into my bath I was slightly underwhelmed. I had just used the Karma bubble bar the day before and the Karma fragrance and bubbles were outstanding so I had expected something just as strong. However, the Pop In The Bath has a very subtle fragrance. It took me a while until I started to relax and enjoy it. The longer my bath lasted the more pleased I was by the scent. I would describe the scent as being sweet but not sugary - more like the scent of a delicate flower in bloom. There is something unquestionably feminine about the fragrance. It reminds me of silly things like the Timotei model running through a field of buttercups or the royal family having a summer picnic. The fragrance feels quite conservative and makes me think of upper middle class girls attending pony clubs and tea parties. It's a pretty fragrance though and one that can be enjoyed by women of all ages. In fact I think older ladies would probably like this best of all. The fragrance after the bubble bar is dissolved is slightly less musky than when you pick up the product to sniff it. The amount of bubbles this created did not disspoint me. The foam was thick, soft, oily and delicious. It made me want to stay in the bath for longer! I did find myself wafting the air a bit though otherwise it's difficult to smell that fragrance. The bath water turned green and cloudy and it felt like it was infused with a moisturising agent. This is probably due to the fact the bubble bar contains bergamot oil, lemon oil and mandarin oil which are great skin softening agents. The Pop In The Bath did not wow me but I certainly warmed to it after a little time in the bathtub. It's a bubble bar that offers a calm and relaxing experience. Overall I loved the foam and thought the fragrance was pleasant but not earth shatteringly wonderful. Using this bubble bar made me feel like a refined and well groomed lady! I would certainly buy this bubble bar again but there are also other bubble bars I'd opt for ahead of this one. I think this would make a great gift to any female because the design is pretty, it's great for creating mountains of foam and the delicate scent is one that would not offend anyone. It costs £2.90 and can be bought on the high street or online. www.lush.co.uk

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      03.11.2012 15:34
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      A nice bubble bar from Lush

      After reading so many reviews about Lush products I was keen to try them for myself, we recently went away for a night and the town we stayed in had a Lush store so I bought a couple of things home with me to try, one of them being a Pop In The Bath Bubble Bar. I paid £2.90 for the bubble bar which in my opinion is quite expensive for one bath but I had read that they can be broken up and used more than once making them a bit more reasonable. The Pop In The Bath Bubble Bar is round, chunky and has a daisy like flower on the top, the one I bought was mainly pink with a blue flower on the top, I'm not sure if they are made in any other colours or not but this was the only colour combination in the store mine came from. The bubble bar is hand made and looks it which I think is cute, they are made from natural ingredients and safe synthetics, none of which have been tested on animals. Pop In The Bath bubble bar has a lovely sweet flowery smell which although is quite strong its in no way overpowering. The assistant put the bubble bar in a paper bag and before I used it I kept it in my wardrobe to prevent it from getting damp in the bathroom and every time I opened my wardrobe door the smell was lovely, a bit like a sweetie shop. As I mentioned you can break the bubble bar up to use it more than once, so I broke mine in half when I used it. The instructions on the bag my bubble bar was in stated to crumble it under running water, so one night when I had time for a nice long soak I broke my bar in half and crumbled one piece under the running water. Immediately the water began to turn a pinky/purple colour and the bubbles started to form. By the time I got in the water had gone a bit of a dirty pink colour, which was slightly disappointing, but the bath was full of bubbles. I had a nice long soak in my bubble bath and enjoyed it, the lather was thick and there was certainly plenty of it! The colour of the water was a bit of a disappointment as was the scent, it wasn't as strong as I thought it was going to be but it was nice and sweet. The bubbles lasted the whole while I was in the bath which was a good 30 minuets, and took quite a bit of rinsing away afterwards. Once out and dried I couldn't detect any scent from the bubble bar on my skin but it did feel nice and soft, not dried out at all. All in all I enjoyed my Pop In The Bath Bubble Bar, I made it last for 2 baths but really it would have done 3 easily maybe even 4. I think the price is reasonable for this type of product especially if you use it more than once, and at this time of year they would make nice little stocking fillers.

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      13.06.2012 21:20
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      Yet another bubble bar I love from Lush!

      I received this 'pop in the bath' bubble bar in 'The art of bathing' gift set from Lush that I received as a present. This bubble bar is actually available in four different colours and I received the pink one which has a light green flower on top. The scent is the same for all four though and the only difference simply being the colour of them, which also effects the colour of your bath water. After having used a lot of Lush products now (and these mainly being their bubble bars) I know that a little goes a long way, and this is no exception with the 'Pop in the bath'. I snapped a little bit of the bubble bar off and crumbled it under the hot running tap. It immediately turned the water slightly pink which I was expecting as all the Lush bath products seem to change the colour of the water. I didn't actually snap part of the light green flower off the bar as I already had enough of the pink part in the bath and didn't want to waste any. However, I have since used some of the green flower part with the pink part of the bar but I still got a hint of light pink in my bath, and not a greeny colour. I do think that the colour of the bubble bar you receive matters as after reading a few other reviews on this same product but in a different colour, others have actually not liked the colour it has turned their bath water, which I suppose matters as you always expect a pretty bath when using Lush products! I loved the scent of this bubble bar. It has lemon, orange and mandarin oils which make it a lovely citrus scent, which is one of my favourite scents, followed closely by the candy scented products Lush do. The scent also lingers in the bath for ages too, I tend to stay in for about an hour and can still smell it when I get out. This is one of the reasons why I prefer to use the bubble bars rather than the bath bombs as I have found that the scents always tend to stick around longer! There are only two bath bombs I have used that have managed to keep their scent noticeable the whole time I have been in the bath. Now for the important bit... the bubbles! This bubble bar did not disappoint, I had a mountain of bubbles to get into and I only used a small part of the bar. You can get around 5 - 6 baths out of this, all with lots of bubbles. The bubbles also stick around for ages and don't quickly go when any soap has been added to the water, which can happen with other bubble baths. This bubble bar is 100g and costs £2.90, it may seem expensive but it is one of the cheapest bubble bars Lush do. At first I thought Lush products were quite expensive considering how many uses you get out of them, but if your a Lush fan like me you will know that once you start using Lush products it's hard to stop! I just make mine last by only snapping off a little bit at a time, as you really do only need to use a small amount. Overall I like this bubble bar and will definitely use this one again, but I think I will get the pink one again and not bother trying the other colours out after reading the reviews on them, as I like my bath to look pretty as well as smell nice!

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        03.04.2012 15:59
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        My favourite Bubble Bar so far

        For Mother's Day I treated my mom to a selection of Lush products. I thought rather then getting a pre-made gift set I would pick out things I though she would like and when I saw this cheery little bubble bar I thought it looked so fab I just had to get it. In fact I liked the look of it so much I even ordered myself a couple to try as well....well it would have been rude not to! The bars are called "Pop in the Bath" and come in 4 colours: - In the shop I saw only three though which were:- Pink Blue White Each is about the size of a block of butter and has a pretty little flower design on the top. They cost £2.95 each so are in the middle of the Lush price range in Bubble Bars. The bars contain Mandarin and Orange Flower Absolute so smell delicious even before you pop them in the bath! The fragrance is like an orange smell but is a calm rich aroma which if left in your bathroom really does fill the room with its sweet fragrance. I used one of my bars within a few days of purchase but as they looked and smelled so nice I hung on to the other one as it seemed just too nice to use! They contain exactly the same essential oils as the Olive Branch Shower gel which I haven't yet tried but after using this I think I really need to! These include:- Lemon Oil Gardenia Extract Orange Flower Absolute Bergamot Oil The Pop in the B ath Bar was created with the film Mary Poppins in mind and its by-line is "Practically perfect in every way. For every job that must be done, there is an element of fun" which is a quote from Mary Poppin's herself. To look at and inhale its smell is practically perfect in every way, and I have to say it is one of the prettiest bubble bars I have tried so far. To use you simply crumble the bar into your bath under a hot running tap. Lush advise you to break the bar in half but I found if I broke it into thirds then I still had enough bubbles and it lasted longer. Once you have crumbled it into your water your bath begins to produce bubbles and depending on how much of the bar you use your water turns a light pink colour. The bar dissolves very quickly and I wasn't left with bigger chunks floating around the tub or loads left on the bath when I got out. It turns the water not only a light pink but also makes it smell great. The smell of the bubble bar dissolves into your water and stays just as lovely. It does fade a lot but your water will still smell of bergamot and orange which seems to have a calming effect on me! The bubbles are plentiful and stay in your bath for nearly as long as you can, and don't just disperse after 20 minutes. When I get out of the bath and dry off I can still faintly smell the bubble bar on my skin which is great and my skin isn't dry and aching for moisturiser. The Pop in the Bath bar gives you a relaxing bath and the essential oils help to while away the stresses of the day. It looks great and works a treat!

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        29.03.2011 15:07
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        2/5 not one I'll be buying again!

        Having tried a few of the different Bubble Bars from Lush I bought Pop In The Bath a couple of weeks ago as it looked really pretty and smelt really good too, it's quite a citrusy scent and made me feel really summery! At £2.75 for a 100g bar it isn't cheap, but is one of the cheapest bars when compared to the others available at Lush. What Lush say: "Chipper little flower-shaped bar to fill you with enthusiasm. The Pop In the Bath Bubble Bar was originally inspired by Mary Poppins, who blew in on the East Wind to 17 Cherry Tree Lane to sort out a chaotic household. I'm sure we all have times when we could do with a Mary to land on the doorstep and sort out all our problems. Well, don't hold your breath. Instead, take a calming bergamot, lemon and mandarin bath. They come in a variety of colour combos, but they all smell equally perky." To use Bubble Bars you just crumble them under the warm running water from the bath taps and lots of bubbles froth up. I have put this into the bath after I'd filled it up and although lots of bubbles were made I don't find it as effective as putting it under the running water. I split this bar up into three pieces to spread the cost a little as lots of bubbles come from the bar I find that a third is plenty to use. Pop in the Bath do come in a few different colours, for the one I used the main body of the Bubble Bar was a pastel green with a pale pink flower and white middle. As there's a bit of variety they are suitable for a wide range of people, the scent is also suitable for both males and females. I do often buy a few Lush products at a time and leave them sitting on the bathroom shelf, as Pop in the Bath is so pretty it looked lovely and I have since bought some to sit in a bowl in my bedroom as it also fragrances the whole room. When using this I found Pop in the Bath made as many, if not more bubbles than other Bubble Bars I've previously used. However, the water did turn an almost murky colour and didn't look too good at all. The lovely citrus scents that were there at first disappeared quickly in the water and didn't linger on my skin which I was disappointed about. I didn't find Pop in the Bath had any effect on my skin, it wasn't particularly soothing or softening. This is meant to be a relaxing Bubble Bar but I didn't feel any more relaxed than I usually would after a long soak in the bath. Overall, I wasn't pleased with this purchase from Lush, it look and smells lovely but this soon disappears in the water. Although it creates lots of bubbles it's too expensive for a product that has no lasting effect on the skin. I won't be buying again unless it's purely for display purposes!

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          17.09.2010 17:21
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          The Worst Bubble Bar Ive Used

          Bubble bars are probably my favourite product that Lush make because I think they are really unique and one of the few products Ive never had a bad one of (that I remember anyway - there has been quite a few!) and they have always worked really well so whenever I am near by a Lush I will always pop in to buy a different bubble bar. Which is exactly what I did a few days ago when I left with this "Lush Pop in the Bath Bubble Bar" after being recommended it one of the staff who said it was one of the best bubble bars Lush make and with that kind of word of mouth who was I to pass up an oppurtunity to use it? I really should have told her to go away because in my opinion this is the worst bubble bar Ive used so far. Useful Information: Price: Around 3.00 Stockists: Lush & lush.co.uk Type: Bubble Bar The bubble bar I bought was actually totally different to the image that Dooyoo have put with this review. Mine was actually mainly green with a pink flower on the top so maybe they have changed the design or something - or maybe everyone gets a different one I actually dont know. But keep a look out as the design isnt changed that much. You will notice this is quite a bit smaller than most bubble bars from Lush (and much cheaper) which means you probably wont get more than 1 bath from this bar as I dont think it would work as well if you didnt use it all. The basic idea with these bars is you can crumble them under the water when the tap is running or just plop it into the water after your bath has already been ran. In theory either way should produce a tub full of bubble and if other bars are anything to go by it really doesnt matter which you do it the results are the same.This does produce loads of bubbles and makes the bath turn a murky, white colour (have no idea why as mine was pink and green but hey!), Im not keen on the water colour change as it looks like theres loads of dirt in the water and it a bit off putting. This also doesnt have much of a smell at all. When it was in bar form I expected the scent to kick in when it went into the water but the slight smell of "Figs & Leaves Soap" didnt really do it for me and the scent left after about 2 minutes anyway and it didnt last on my skin at all which was very disappointing. Now even though I did feel relaxed while I was in the bath the water didnt feel soft and silky like it normally does and my skin didnt feel nourished or anything afterwards and sadly it normally does so this just couldnt compete. This is one of the worst bubble bars Lush make and I would recommend trying every other one before this unless you want loads of bubbles but nothing else. Sorry Lush I wont be buying it again. Thanks For Reading x0 Salz 0x

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            25.08.2010 17:36
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            I absolutely adore the Lush bubble bar Pop In The Bath. It makes me think of the 1960's and all the flower power! Though Lush's original inspiration for this was drawn from Mary Poppins. This is Lush's chameleon type ballistic as Pop In The Bath comes in many base colours. The one Doo Yoo shows is the blue one but there are green, pink and I am pretty sure I have seen a yellow one. And each time the flowers are a different colour to the base so it is always contrasting. It was how brightly coloured this bubble bar is that drew me to it in the first place. I thought it would make for a lovely coloured bath. And I was even more convinced to buy it when I realised it was the same scent as the Olive Branch. I was completely convinced by the look of it that it would be a girly sweet scent so it just shows you how looks can be decieving as the Olive Branch is a citrus scent made up of orange, bergamot, lemon and mandarin. Before you use this bubble bar, you can really smell the scent so you can just imagine the scent when you have crumbled it into running bath water. If you don't like citrus scents this is definately one to avoid. To use a bubble bar from Lush it is simply a case of crumbling it under running water. Now depending on which colour bubble bar you purchased will decide which colour your bath water will go. I purchased pink so mine turned a glorious bright and girly pink. The bubbles on this bubble bar are absolutely amazing and really fill up the bath. I always use a whole bar at once but this could easily be cut up into two or three pieces and you would still have mounds of bubbles. If you sniff the bubbles (strange I know) you can actually smell a subtle whiff of the fragrance which is a nice touch as none of the other bubble bars from Lush seem to do that unless I have just overlooked it. I really love using this bubble bar as it always leaves me feeling a little more energetic and spritely as well as clearing my head. You may think that whilst you are in the water that the water isn't particularly silky or smooth but when you get out your skin will feel lovely to touch. The scent lingers in the bathroom all day, yes I mean it, all day long. It is nice because when people go into my bathroom after it has been used they always comment on the lovely scent in the bathroom. It also lingers nicely on the skin. It is a very strong scent though and sometimes it can be a little too much. A Pop In The Bath ballistic costs £2.70 for one and is available from all Lush stores and mail order. I highly recommend it .

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            04.07.2010 23:53
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            A product you must try for yourself!

            I am a firm believer that if there really is heaven on earth, then it isn't a line from a Belinda Carlisle song, it is infact Lush Stores! The Bath Bubble bar range, can typically be found on a huge table inside the window of most lush stores, and there really is a myriad of wonderful bars to choose from. "Pop in the bath", particularly the green coloured one, is a real favourite of mine, and it can be yours for approximately £2.50 per par, which if you break it up can last for a couple of uses. What I most like about this bar, is its wonderful smell! I like to leave this in my room so it makes my room smell lovely, and it is particularly nice if you leave it in your suitcase for a few days before going away, and that way it makes your clothes smell really nice too when you unpack! The wonderful smell this bar emits, is of course down to the ingredients, which includes Orange flower, Gardenia extract, Bergamot oil, and Lemon/Mandarin oil. This culminates for a wonderful aroma, which will make any room smell wonderful until it's time to use it! As I mentioned, I tend to break this up to get more uses out of it as it's alot to waste on just one bath. It can be a little bit messy if you don't break it evenly as it will crumble everywhere, so if you try this be careful! So onto bathtime with this bubble bar. I use about half of this per bath, and break it up in the water (although it does suggest to let it crumble under the running tap instead). It immediately emits that wonderful smell, and if I rub some of the crumbly particles onto my skin, it makes my skin smell lovely for ages after my bath. In terms of creating bubbles, perhaps this is because I don't use the full bar, but I would say it doesn't tend to create a great amount of bubbles, instead it turns the water a pale green shade which is kinda cool to watch. I would certainly recommend this for yourself, or as a present as it's the sort of product that would put a smile on anybody's face. As Lush are strictly against animal testing, it also means you can have a guilt free bath which happens to leave you smelling great and in a good mood from all those wonderful aroma's you just inhaled. Can't argue with that!

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              11.05.2010 00:43
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              Nothing special...just so so.

              Pop in the bath is one of Lush's bubble bars. These are designed to be crumbled under running water so that it can break up and dissolve into the water in order to create bubbles. These are fun little products to add to your bath to make it more exciting. This was the first ever bubble bar I tried, and I purchased it from a Lush store because I thought it was very cute. I brought the blue one with the white flower (as shown in the DooYoo image), however I'm pretty sure it's available in white, pink or green as well. If ordering offline I don't think you get to choose which colour you receive. Nevertheless they are all very pretty and all include a cute flower on the top. All of the various colours still share the same scent which is quite zingy and citrusy. The main scents within the bubble bar are bergamot, lemon and mandarin which compliment each other well. The price of this particular bubble bar is £2.70 currently which is one of the cheaper ones they offer, and this is purely the reason I picked up this. It is still a lot of money to spend on some bubble bath, therefore I had high expectations of the product. Instead of forking out £2.70 for my bath to have some bubbles, I instead crumble only half of the bubble bar and preserve the other half in a plastic tub or just back inside the yellow Lush bag you receive in store. This means I get two baths for the price of one and that I'm also not wasting any product. It was very easy to crumble under the water when wet, and the first thing I noticed was that the colour of the water changed to a bright, vivid blue. The disappointing thing was that not many bubbles were created, and as this was a bubble bar I didn't feel that it served its purpose. It did have moisturising properties and my skin did feel silkier after my bath which is great as a lot of the bubble bars can dry out skin quite a bit. Overall, I do think it is a fair product and a good bubble bar to try out for your first time, however it was nothing special and I can't see myself rushing back to buy it any time soon, and that's why I'm only going to rate this two stars.

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                07.01.2010 15:04
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                An okay buy, nothing special

                Lush Pop in the Bath Bubble Bar Description: Brand: Lush / Type: Bath Foam www.lush.co.uk These little bubble bars are very cute looking, they come in pink, blue, green or white and have a flower on the top. They certainly stand out on the shelves and at £2.70 for a 100g bar, are one of the cheaper ones. This bubble bar is suitable for vegans. Lush are known for creating hand made cosmetic products from only natural ingredients. Not only do they never test on animals themselves but they also won't by from suppliers who do. Lush also carry out load of charity work and campaigns, you can find more details of these on their website as well as product information (including ingredients) and also find your nearest store. You can buy products online and in store, and if you buy online, your order will arrive packed in popcorn instead of polystyrene which is much kinder to the environment. Bubble bars are solid but designed to be crumbled under warm running water where they then create heaps of fluffy bubbles and release their gorgeous fragrance to scent the water and the whole bathroom too. One bubble bar will usually give you two or even three baths worth of bubbles. This bar does give you loads of bubbles but it isn't one of my favourites. The fragrance is more subtle than some and reminds me of sweet sherbet. It has a slightly citrusy undertone and the bergamont oil comes through well too. It is quite a nice fragrance but in my opinion, there are much nicer ones. Ingredients are as follows; Sodium Bicarbonate, Cream of Tartar (Tartaric acid), Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Lauryl Betaine, Perfume, Cocamide DEA, Bergamot Oil (Citrus Aurantium bergamia), Lemon Oil (Citrus limonum), Orange Flower Absolute (Citrus Aurantium amara), Mandarin Oil (Citrus reticulata), *Benzyl Benzoate, *Limonene, *Linalool, Hydroxycitronellal, May contain Gardenia Extract (Gardenia jasminoides), Colour 18050, Colour 42045} *Occurs naturally in essential oils The bathwater turns a lovely light blue shade with the blue one of these and pink with the pink one (not sure about the green as I didn't try that one) which is nice, and the bubbles last for ages. I have sensitive skin and didn't notice any adverse reaction from this bar. I did think this was nice enough, but it just wasn't anything special in my opinion, and I would rather spend the money on a more exciting fragrance, which is easy as Lush have so many to choose from! 3 stars from me for this product.

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                  27.12.2009 12:35
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                  A Disappointing Bath

                  I received quite a few Lush items for Xmas and last night had a bath using a bubble bar called Pop In The Bath, I've never used this one before but loved the look of it and also thought it smelled gorgeous even before I'd put it in the water. Mine was different to the one Dooyoo have got up, it was a white bubble bar and the flower was green with a pink centre. The smell of the bubble bar was very citrus and refreshing, I was expecting it to smell of some kind of soda or candy because of the name and appearance of the bar but it doesn't and isn't even a very sweet smell. I had a look on the Lush website and the main ingredients are lemon oil, bergamot oil and mandarin oil. This explains why it's got such a yummy citrus smell, when I crumbled the bubble bar under the water the sweet lemon smell came through stronger and eventually that was the main smell of my bath water. The bergamot makes the smell a bit more floral and it mixes gorgeous with the lemon and mandarin smells. I think the smell of Pop In The Bath is mega refreshing and I was looking forward to getting into the bath because I thought it was going to be a very refreshing and relaxing soak. I was a bit disappointed though because the smell is the very best thing about this bubble bar. You don't get that many bubbles out of it, I used the whole bar and was expecting a huge pile of bubbles like you get out of some of the other bubble bars but I didn't really get that many more than if I'd used any bottle of bubble bath. This one didn't do much for my skin either, usually bubble bars from Lush leave my skin feeling soft and smooth but this one didn't. It was a bit moisturising but for the price of it and the bubble bar being from Lush I was deffo expecting more. I used a body butter after my bath because I felt my skin needed a bit extra, this is something I rarely have to do after I've used a Lush bath product. The smell also didn't linger on my skin as well as other Lush bubble bars and bath ballistics, and again that was madly disappointing because I love smelling like Lush!!! Sooooo, it looks lovely and smells great for a bit but ultimately this is a very disappointing bubble bar and at £2.61 for quite a small product it's a proper rip off. Next!!!

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                    27.11.2009 23:06
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                    Fantastic!

                    Pop In The Bath is one of Lush' cheeriest looking bubble bars. It comes in a variety of colours but is always the same basic round shape with a flower shape on top. The one I'm reviewing was green. The thing that first attracted me to this was the jolly looking colours and lovely flower on top - it looked really happy. However,it also looks like it will smell like sweets and candy which is not true. It smells citrussy,fresh and gorgeous and nothing like the sickly-sweet you expect by looking at it. Lush' version of 'citrussy' isn't the bitter kind of citrus that other brands do - it's a full,soft,calming and soft kind of citrus that this bar and their other citrussy products boast. This also contains bergamot (one of my favourite scents) which gives the product an extra boost in my opinion. To use it,you simply crumble some (about a third is my recomendation) under running water or onto the bottom of your tub. As the water hits the crumbs,they turn into bubbles! A third of a bar should make more than enough bubbles so you should get three baths out of one bar. The bubbles are plentiful,soft and lightly scented the same as the bar - so is the water (and,depending on what colour bar you got,the water will have changed colour! Mine went a lovely light,shimmery green.) The bath did give me a lift and make me feel a lot more positive and clear headed. Whilst the water dosn't feel particularly silky while you're in it,when you get out and dry yourself off you'll notice that your skin feels a lot softer and smoother. The scent lingers in the bathroom for a day or so,and on your skin for about an hour (hey,this is just from my experience! I'm not saying it's infallible logic or anything,just what happened to me =] ) Overall,this is a nifty and charming little bubble bar. Definately try it for those days you need a bit of a spring in your step.

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                    22.11.2009 22:30
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                    Another great bubble bar from Lush

                    I bought this bubble bar a while ago, having been very impressed with some of Lush's other bubble bars. I tried it tonight and have to say I have not been disappointed! The bright colour and pretty flower drew me to this bubble bar. It is available in four colours: blue, white pink and green, with a contrasting colour for the flower. I chose a blue one with a pink flower as I thought it was the prettiest! The scent is the same, however: lemon and mandarin which produces a lovely fresh scent in your bath. As with other bubble bars, I cut this one in half to make it last longer. Half is more than enough to produce amazing bubbles when you put it under running water; I dread to think what a whole one would do! The bath water also turned a lovely shade of pale blue: I imagine the other colours would turn the water corresponding shades. I relaxed in my bath, enjoying the scent (which lingered for ages) and the bubbles (which were amazing, especially considering I had to leave the bath for fifteen minutes before getting in as the water was too hot!). Once out and dried I noticed that a faint smell lingered and I felt very refreshed. It didn't irritate my skin either, which is true for all Lush products - surprising really, as they are mostly so heavily perfumed! This bubble bar retails for around £2.50 but as I said you can chop it in half and get two uses out of it. It is expensive but I feel it is worth it - I honestly wonder how anyone could use non-Lush products in their bath after trying them - they just produce a far superior bathtime experience! I might buy this again - on the other hand I might just try another bubble bar from Lush's brilliant range!

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                      28.06.2009 00:31
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                      A beautiful bathtime treat.

                      I rediscovered the lush brand recently after watching several youtube videos reviewing the products. I decided I want to try the bubble bars and I must confess, I bought this one over the others because it looks so pretty! It comes in four colours, blue, white pink and green. All the different colours share the shame sent of bergamont, lemon and mandarin which means the bath smells really refreshing. The ingredients aren't wholly natural, a simple glance at the product list will show that sodium laureth sulphate for example is present in the bubble bar. Despite containing such non natural ingredients I do not find the bubble bar at all drying, instead it causes the water to become silky and thus moisturising. The different colour bars also turn your water the corresponding colour, I have tried the green and blue bars and found this. I assume the white one, however, does not do this? The bubbles also last upwards of 20 mins, even if you move around which I have found can cause bubbles from other products to dissapear. The product retails at £2.50 and can be bought in the freestanding stores or at www.lush.co.uk. It is also important to note that Lush as a brand do not believe in animal testing so your conscience can rest easy buying this product! In regards to directions for use, I usually take a knife and cut the bubble bar either in half or into quarters. Quarters are for quick baths not requiring masses of bubbles, halfs are for those long relaxing baths where I want to be completly immersed in bubbles! To use the bubble bar you simply place it under running water and crumble it in your hand. The product dissolves into bubbles once it hits the water pretty much so there are no nasty bits left at the bottom of the bath, which is a pet peeve of mine! All in all I give this product 5/5 because I cannot fault it, it's great value for money and does exactly what it is meant to do! *This review is my own work, it is also posted on other sites*

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                      25.02.2009 00:40
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                      an average bubble bar

                      I recently bought this Lush pop in the bath bubble bar for £2.50 because I fancied a change as I've been loving the creamy candy and have been bathing in nothing else. So I wanted to take this as an opportunity to try out something new with different scents than what I usually go for. Most of the ones I've tried and loved have been sweet scents so this one is a little different. This bubble bar has bergamot, lemon and mandarin oils in it as it's main fragrance, though when I first smelt it, I wasn't exactly sure what I could smell. It definitely wasn't a sweet scent and not a very flowery or fruity one either... kind of hard to put my finger on it. This bubble bar is supposed to be inspired by Mary Poppins and comes in different colour combinations of pink, blue, green and cream and has a cute flower on the top. It's a very colourful bubble bar but it doesn't leave the bath water a nice colour as expected. So, I decided I wanted to try a whole one of these in my bath so I could have a proper smell and experience it to its fullest. I don't know why I think that I'm not having the best possible bath experience if I only use part or half of a bubble bar but for some reason I just do. It made a heap of tick bubbles and had this nice but not very noticeable scent to it. The water underneath the bubbles had a weird muted greyish colour to it, but since I was going to be covered in bubbles, I didn't mind this. My skin felt ok but not amazingly soft or anything. Some other bubble bars just add that extra moisture and silkiness to the water which I didn't get from this one either. So whilst this bubble bar wasn't entirely disappointing, I wouldn't be buying again, simply because I love the sweet scents and moisturising ones too much and this didn't really do anything for me.

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