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      30.04.2013 09:53
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      An ok but nothing special bath foam

      With a newly decorated bathroom with a purple and pink colourscheme I can't believe how hard I found it to colour co-ordinate my smellies to the room lol. Sounds daft but bright orange bath foams and the likes really do stick out like a sore thumb so I tend to avoid anything like that and was hunting in Tesco for some much needed bath foam when I found this one. I'm not usually a fan of Original Source products but like there wasn't much available in the colours I wanted to choose from and I usually do like a lavender scent so I decided to buy it! The Packaging: This comes in simple looking but informative packaging which is unisex in its appearance and it comes in a see through and slightly frosted looking triangular in shape bottle with a twist on/off black plastic lid/cap to the top of it and on the front of it we are told that it is Original Source Relaxing Lavender And Tea Tree Bath and that it is made with 314 relaxing lavender flowers and that it is packed with natural fragrance and is Vegan then on the back of the bottle other information listed includes being told a bit about the product, the ingredients are listed, directions for using it are given, the size is stated (which in my case I bought a 500ml sized bottle), we are told to use it all up within 12 months of opening it and contact details for the manufacturer are given. Its a nice enough bottle, easy to open and close and so on. The Bath Foam: Well this is a runny see through lilac coloured liquid and all you do of course is add a little to your bath and run the taps which is easy to do so as the liquid is quite thin and so is easy to dispense. This doesn't change the colour of the water and gives a bit but not too much white foam. It does turn the water slightly soft without it being greasy or overly soft and it gives off a nice scent of sweet lavender that is natural and not overpowering at all or synthetic and the foam and the scent lingers the duration of my bath. I do find it quite a relaxing scent and it leaves my skin feeling refreshed and my home and me smelling and all in all I like this one well enough however I wouldn't go out of my way to buy this again as unless it was on offer because it isn't anything special and for me this is a nice enough one to use every day really (I bath every day!). Available in all good supermarkets and chemists and I paid just £1.10 for my bottle in my local Tesco store. This review is also posted on Ciao under this same username.

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      12.02.2012 13:00
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      Great bath foam to help me unwind and enjoy my bath.

      I was really pleased to find myself the recipient of this Original Source Relaxing Lavender and Tea Tree Bath Foam in a competition recentlty and I couldn't wait to use it. I use bath foam or milk in practically every bath I take as I just love to feel soft bubbles and relax with gorgeous scents. This product now looks a little different from the Dooyoo picture shown here. Now the bottle is old style milk bottle shaped with a flat screw off top. It's a clear plastic bottle and thankfully is recyclable. There is one label all the way round the bottle which is printed with the product information. This includes details like contact addresses for the brand, full ingredients, directions for use and essential product information. The bath foam is approved as being suitable for vegans and bares the Cussons logo. Original Source are masters of using real, natural ingredients in their products and boast that there are "37 handfuls" of real lavender in each 500ml sized bottle. Impressive, huh? This is listed in the ingredients as being Lavender Oil. You also have Tea Tree Leaf Oil in there. The bath foam is a vivid purple colour and since the bottle is transparent you can see it and it is a lovely invigorating shade which provides a bit of colour therapy! Directions for use state to add to water. I pour under a running tap as the motion of the water can help to create foam. The bath foam is quite runny and thin in comparison to other Original Source bath products I've used. It means it runs out of the bottle quite quickly and very easily. I discovered early on that you really don't need to use all that much as this is a powerful formula! The liquid gel dissolves in hot water and transforms into slippery, glistening bubbles which cover the surface of the water. The fragrance of the bath foam is purely lavender and it's very strong so be sure you like the lavender fragrance prior to purchasing! I used to think associate lavender with granny perfumes but as I got older started to see it as a scent that could relax me. In this bath foam the scent is so strong that it really is like undergoing some kind of aromatherapy treatment! The fragrance hangs in the steamy channels and perfumes the water and my skin. It is definitely a fragrance that is calming and which makes you unwind both mentally and physically. I really like this bath foam and find that it's best used at the end of the day or after strenuous activity when I want to take it easy. Using this bath foam helps make my muscles untie their knots and my mind discard any worries for a while. It's a pleasant bath time experience in terms of providing a blanket of white bubbles which feel soft and silky too. I like that it's powerful enough to leave it's fragrance on my skin too so that even after the bath that distinctive lavender scent lingers and still has that relaxing effect. It's also a good bath foam to use if you have a cold as it can really make you breathe easier. I would definitely purchase this product and recommend it to others as it's a high quality bath foam that has obvious benefits. Thank you, Original Source. www.originalsource.co.uk

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        06.02.2011 19:58
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        Four out of five stars

        Original Source Tea Tree and Lavender Bath Foam Especially in winter time I love nothing more than getting into a hot, fragrant bath with loads of bubbles and an interesting book to read, my idea of a great evening in. This is one bath product that I have now bought quite a few times, lavender isn't a scent for everyone but it is one of my favourite bath time fragrances. I love the smell of this, I think that Original Source have done a really great job at balancing the lavender and tea tree fragrances. Predominantly this smells of lavender with only a hint of tea tree, which is exactly the way I prefer it. I had been initially a little dubious about how much I would like this as I couldn't imagine relaxing in a strong scent of tea tree, but Original Source have really got it right with this one. Unfortunately the fragrance doesn't stay as strong after it has been poured under the hot running water, but it is still noticeable and the bubbles still retain a subtle hint of the smell. I find the fragrance of this relaxing, which is exactly what I look for in a nice bath product. This Original Source bath foam is great at making lots of bubbles, personally I prefer a bath filled to the brim with bubbles and this is where Original Source really delivers. I do tend to pour a rather large dollop of this in and you do need to whisk it about a bit with your hand to get it lathering up nicely, but it does create a luxurious looking and welcoming bath. The bubbles do tend to stay for the entirety of the bath even when I keep on topping up the bath with a bit of extra hot water on those occasions where I really don't want to get out. My one small complaint about this bubble foam may seem a bit odd, but it is that I find the bubbles to have quite a sticky texture. I find that if I rub some of the bubbles between my fingers it feels like the leave a sticky residue behind in their place. However, when rinsed with water this seems to instantly disappear and I have never noticed the sticky sensation when drying my skin, more just if I am fidgeting with the bubbles. The scent although lovely and evident when I first make the bath and then to a lesser smelling extent when I am wallowing about in the bath, but I find that when I am just out of the bath I can't smell this on my skin. Really, even moments after I am out of the bath and dried I can hardly smell it at all, which doesn't particularly bother me because I tend to apply a nice body butter or lotion all over. This bath foam doesn't dry my skin out nor make it feel moisturised. However, this product doesn't really claim to be anything more than a relaxing scented bath foam to lay back and enjoy. I like this product but it really doesn't offer much more than nice scented bubbles. Normally I don't really mention packaging unless it has some sort of quirk or flaw, however, the up-to-date version of this bath foam comes in a more milk like bottle design with screw cap. I tend to get somewhere between 6 and 8 baths from one bottle (500 ml), which I think makes for fantastic value for money. Original source products regularly seem to be on special and I always try and stock up on my favourites when they are on offer, but typically these retail for somewhere around £2. This Original Source lavender and tea tree bath foam gets a good four out of five stars from me, it is a good bubble bath but it really isn't anything special in terms of leaving your skin moisturised. However, I would happily recommend this to other people, especially if you are after an inexpensive but nice bath product.

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          30.10.2010 08:36
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          A first class lavender bath foam from Original Source

          As you are no doubt aware, I absolutely adore the fragrance of lavender and cannot abide cheap and nasty imitations. I have always been a great lover of the Original Source range, which is manufactured by Cussons and in my opinion they produce superb products; all of which smell extremely natural and very luxurious. As I had previously used their lavender and tea tree shower gel I was delighted to discover that I could also purchase the stunning fragrance in a bath foam and this review discusses my experience of using the product. Please note that my product looks nothing like the picture provided by Dooyoo so has evidently been updated as it is quite unique in its' design as it is provided to us in a container, which resembles the old fashioned one third of a pint milk bottles that I vividly remember receiving on a daily basis whilst in infant's school. However, this memory isn't particularly favourable, particularly as I always remember it was full cream milk and was extremely warm due it having been left out of the fridge and exposed to the sun! Consequently, I've never been able to drink milk on its' own ever since! I'm showing my age now and I'm sure that many of you who are reading this review will have absolutely no idea what I'm talking about! The transparent plastic bottle provides us with 500 ml of bath foam and stands at 18 cm in height. Its' contents are an extremely eye-catching dark purple colour and provide the impression of luxurious, calm and relaxation. We are provided with the familiar Original Source logo and a little marketing information. I always love the appearance of this brand's packaging, particularly as we are frequently provided with some quirky information and this product gives us two serving suggestions. We are informed that "for the ultimate in relaxation we should pour in and chill out" and that the product is "best before a relaxing night in". To dispense the foam bath we need to unscrew the large black cap to release the protective seal. The moment the lid is removed we are greeted with the most stunning and extremely natural lavender fragrance, which is created by using essential oils. The foam bath is easily dispensed and of an excellent consistency. The ultimate test for me with foam baths is that it has to immediately create plenty of bubbles and this product most definitely ticked that box when I poured a very small amount into my running bath, as a multitude of fluffy bubbles developed within seconds of the product meeting the water. The second test is that the beautiful fragrance should fill my bathroom and again the box was ticked. The next tests are that the bubbles must remain for my entire bathing experience and not disappear once soap has been introduced to the water - yes, the box was ticked again. Whilst many foam baths will not fragrance your bubbles I am pleased to report that this one did and my bath was an extremely relaxing and calming experience with beautifully soft and creamy bubbles. I have quite a few varieties of lavender plants growing in my garden and during the summer months I cannot help myself where I gently squeeze the flower and take a sniff of my beautifully fragranced fingers. I can honestly say that this product identically mirrors the fragrance that nature intended. The bath water always feels silky soft and smooth and I was surprised at how many bubbles were created, particularly as I had only dispensed an extremely small amount. When I eventually made the effort to leave my bath and towel dry, my skin was delicately fragranced with no dryness or irritation. Unfortunately, I cannot comment on how effective this product is for moisturising as I always use creams or lotions after my baths and showers. It was only when I scrutinised the reverse of the container for the purpose of this review that I learned that the bath foam is also suitable for use in the shower. Original Source does not test their products on animals and they are also suitable for use by vegans. Whilst I am fairly speedy at using my beauty products I would advise that once opened you have 18 months in which to use the contents. The empty bottle can be recycled once empty. When I initially purchased the lavender and tea tree shower gel I was a little dubious as to whether the tea tree aroma would mask the lavender, but I couldn't have been more wrong. If you are expecting a strong tea tree fragrance you will be disappointed, as I can only smell lavender, which is simply perfect for me. Original Source Lavender and Tea Tree Foam Bath generally costs £2 for a 500 ml bottle and is available from the majority of supermarkets and stores such as Boots. However, at the time of writing (27 October 2010) Sainsbury's currently have an offer whereby you can purchase two for the price of one. I cannot recommend this product highly enough and would say grab them while you can. Consequently, I have to award Original Source the stars that it deserves, so this luxurious bath foam receives a full five from me. I hope you found my review useful and would thank you for reading.

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            09.11.2009 15:36
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            A very strong smelling bath foam

            Original Source is not a product which I have used before but this one just looked nice on the shelf and I thought the relaxing claim it made sounded very good so I decided to give it a go. ~~THE BOTTLE~~ The bath foam comes in a clear bottle and is a cylindrical shape. There is a black screw lid which is very easy to take on and off. I think this might have benefited from a flip lid but as this is not a shower gel then it is not completely necessary as you wont have wet hands when using it. The clear bottle is a good idea as it allows the lovely purple liquid to be seen and it allows me to see how much of the product I have left. The front of the bottle has a label with the product name and the relaxing claim in a different lighter shade of purple and the back of the bottle as has 2 smaller labels which have all of the product information. ~~USE AND RESULTS~~ When I unscrewed the lid of this bottle the first thing which I noticed was the smell. The foam claims to be lavender and tea tree but for me I can only smell the lavender. I did find it was very strong at first and decided after this that I would only use a small amount in the bath. The bath foam is a very good consistency and is quite thick. I noticed that it did take quite a few seconds to run out of the bottle. It instantly started to make a foam when poured into the water. I poured a small amount under the running tap and instantly it began to form bubbles. I was surprised at the amount of bubbles I got when the bath was filled as I did only use a small amount of this stuff. The bath foam did not change the water colour very much but there was a very faint purple hit to the water. The smell was very apparent for the whole time I was relaxing in the bath. Now it does claim to be relaxing but for me I am not sure if it was the foam that made me relax or if it was the relief of the peace and quiet! When I had gotten out of the water and dried myself off I was still able to smell the lavender on my skin, it was not a strong smell like when I first poured the foam into the bath but there was definitely a hint of the lavender on my skin. I was also impressed with the way it moisturised my skin and left it feeling very soft. Hubby did comment on me smelling nice when I came downstairs but for him the smell of lavender always reminds him of his Grandma! ~~INFO~~ The bath foam is made by Original Source and comes in a 500ml bottle. For me the bottle is a good size and it does last me well over 2 months. This is due to having so many different ones on the go at the same time. I think if you use this once or twice a week then it should last a good month. The bath foam has not been tested on animals which for me is a bonus and original Source claim that this is made from only natural ingredients. The ingredients of the foam for those who wish to know are:- Aqua, Sodium Laureth, Sulfate, Lauramidopropyl Bthaine, Sodium Chloride, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf oil, Sodium Citrate, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Benzoate, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, BHT, Geraniol, Linalool, CI 60730, CI 17200 It is recommended that this product is used within 18 months of being opened. It is also suitable for Vegans. ~~PRICE AND AVAILABILITY~~ I bought my bottle from Tesco on my last shopping trip and managed to get it for just £1 which for me was a great price. I have seen this in Asda but it was not as cheap as what I paid and think if I remember right it was nearer the £2 price. ~~OVERALL~~ I do recommend this bath foam as it did give me a nice relaxing bath as it claims but I would strongly recommend you use this sparingly as the smell is very overpowering.

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              26.10.2009 11:00
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              relax away...

              I often find it hard to shut off from work when I get home and as a result can have really restless sleeps, I wake up feeling exhausted. For a long time people have said I should try lavender to help me sleep. I thought a bubble bath would be the best option as a bath before bed always help to relax you (plus I didn't want to use something that was going to have me going into work the next day still smelling of my nans cupboard!). I tied a couple of different products before this one and was not really very impressed, the main problem I came across was that the product would smell lovely in the bottle but would hardly smell at all when mixed with the water in the bath. I kind of gave up on the idea of a bubble bath until I saw the original source on sale in Sainsbury. This product was a million times better than others I'd tried. The company are members of the aromatherapy trade council and are vegan friendly. The products contain pure essential oils and natural extracts. Maybe that was what was missing before with the other products because I put the bath on and poured in a bit of the bubble bath, went out and came back about 5 mins later and ... wow... this stuff packs a punch!! The whole room smelt amazing! The foam itself lasted the duration of the bath without any problem; in fact I was left having to chase it down the plughole with the shower head about an hour later. The foam felt luxurious, thick and creamy. My skin felt smooth and moisturised after my bath which is unusual for me, I'm not sure if maybe this is thanks to the essential oils. I wanted a bubble bath that really did STINK of lavender, not just a slight hint of a tiny lavender flower. That is certainly what I got and I loved it. I don't know if I was imagining that I was feeling more relaxed, or if it was the lavender actually working but I went to bed relaxed and with heavy eyes and slept like a log. I've tried it since and it does the same (as long as I use it straight before bed). Lovely product and a fantastic ethos, if you get chance to visit the web site do, it's worth it.

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              28.05.2009 07:55
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              Worth the cash!

              There's bubble bath and there's bubble bath - but this one is a 'bath foam'. The packaging suggests an edgy, out of the ordinary, funkadelic product; it's not a regular type of bubble bath bottle - this looks more like a drink. Its blocked fonts suggest it is a seriously modern bubble bath. The colour is a vibrant translucent purple that sets off the black ink of the font. To summarise, it looks good in a more modern bathroom setting. However good it looks, theres's no point in it if it doesn't do what it says on the tin (foam). Foam it does, quality bubbles with some longevity; the sort you can form into whipped egg-white peaks. If you love lavender, it smells great. Some people associate lavender with the dusty dressing tables of ancient ladies but this product is clearly trying to dispell that association with its modern, clean lines. I like lavender (as long as its not in some chemical-type air freshener) and this particular product is a clean, distinct aroma which certainly overpowers any tea tree smell that might be in there. The essential oil lavender is seen as the relaxing one, you find it in baby products and sleep products because it is a tried and tested formula that works. This means that this product is aimed at those who are having an early night. The bottle says 'best before a good night in' suggesting that it might help you relax and sleep - also playing on the idea that it is a perishable food/drink product. Clever, isn't it? Do I use it to help me sleep? No. I usually have a bath in the morning. It does not make me nod off over my toast - but then I have just completed all the required sleep patterns. I just like the smell! The tea tree essential oil is also a very useful oil. I use neat tea tree to treat all sorts of sores and cuts; it is a natural antiseptic. Once my daughter had some long-standing strange spots behind her knees that would not go away. My brother (a doctor) suggested neat tea tree because of its anti bacterial anti viral properties. I did this and within a couple of days it had gone. I would think then that tea tree in the bath water certainly helps keep the odd scrath or newly vacated hair follicles (post wax) nice and clean. I also like the fact that it is an animal-free bath foam; no animal bits in it and not tested by torturing animals with it. I suppose that's the bit that enables me to have a good night's sleep!

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                10.05.2009 00:44
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                Definitely give this a go.

                I have always loved all things especially bath stuff from Original Source. They are a little pricey, yes, but definitely worth the extra bit of cash! One thing I like best of all about them is the luxurious and sensual smells from 99.9% of their products. So when I saw this Tea Tree & Lavender Bath Foam on the shelf I thought great I'll give it a try! Better still, it was on offer so I picked up two bottles of the stuff. It sounded gorgeous just like the other flavours are but lavender sounded lovely and relaxing, as I love to have warm, deep baths and just soothe myself... It was a change as I'd never really had any Original Source bath foam or anything before but hey I'd give it a whirl. *****Appearance***** The appearance of the bottle is very similar to most other Original Source products, quite a long and thin clear bottle, with a black twist lid at the top. But obviously there was a liquid in it, which was a shade of lightish purple, probably to symbolise the lavender with a hint of tea tree. I had a 500ml one - I'm not sure if they come in other amounts other than this. The bottle is very modern looking, writing set out neatly just like other Original Source bath and shower products. *****Usage***** I think this is what you're meant to do - but as I have just begun to run my bath, I pour a little of the bath foam out just by the hot tap so it blasts it and creates lovely bubbles.. I've always thought that a bath on its own looks boring and unwelcoming, but with bath foam it looks more inviting and homey. I was looking forward to soaking in that lovely warm foaminess as I saw it lather up. I realised that you don't need to use that much of the liquid than usual, and it creates more foam than expected. I was pleased at this because it would last longer. This is perfect for a pre-night out, day out or just relaxing. *****The Results***** I had actually been looking forward to jumping into the bath at the end of this very long day. As I lowered myself in I felt the bubbly foam around me and it made me feel so relaxed, soothed... I know one thing for sure, that bath wouldn't have been the same without it. I felt comfy, if you know what I mean, as I lay there. I began to smell a touch of lavender soon after, it was only a hint of it though, not too overpowering. But it wasn't until after the bath that the real results kicked in. I felt so refreshed, and chilled out and my skin was silky smooth - it still smelt very gently of the lavender. I did feel a little drowsy afterwards, it may have been that it was so relaxing it was almost sending me to sleep! *****My Opinion***** I was so glad that I picked this up - it wasn't just any old bath foam that would do. It was a great buy, I like also how the Original Source products only use natural ingredients to make it... It reassures me. I will definitely now look forward to having my baths with this, and would buy it again. People of all ages could enjoy this, it makes bathtime much more enjoyable and also the results after are great.

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                  12.04.2009 21:43
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                  Just for the record, I don't usually have bubble baths! However I happened to steal someone else's bath before they got in it the other day, and they had made it up using this Lavender Original Source bath foam. I've asked the Mrs and she says she got for £1 in Tesco on offer and that it's usually £2 a bottle. Normally she uses Avon stuff but I think sometimes she just fancies a change. I always hate writing negative reviews when I've seen everyone else has loved a product, but I can't do anything else in this instance. It's great that this is a cheap product and that it's made from natural ingredients, but it really irritated my skin. When I got out of my half an hour bath, having itched and scratched through a good deal of it, I found that my skin was very red in places and that there was a slight rash down my legs too. The smell of this stuff was very strongly of lavender so I think that's something people are either going to love or hate. Personally I'm not a lavender fan so of course I didn't really like the aroma. I was surprised to find the bath water had gone a bit of a purple tinge too. I know the stuff is purple, but products like this don't usually change the colour of the water so noticably. I also thought it was a shame that the bubbles only stayed put for about ten minutes after I got in the bath. The Mrs have Avon bubbles in her baths all the time and those are still all around the bath after she's got out an hour later! So surely these can't be that good in comparison if they've disolved completely in ten minutes? Well, if you're a big lavender fan who doesn't get a reaction on their skin from this, and is happy to jump out after ten minutes, I guess this is for you. I didn't think much of it though and neither did the Mrs.

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                    A lovely bath foam

                    I have always been a great fan of almost all of the Original Source products and I adore the smell of lavender so Dave knew he was onto a sure bet when he bought Original Source Tea Tree and Lavender Bath Foam as a stocking filler last Christmas. The only Original Source fragrances that I don't like are the Pure Lime and Pure Lemon and Mint fragrances. These are just too strong for my liking and tend to sting in my important little places! The container is transparent plastic (completely recycleable then) and is exactly the same as the shower gel of the same fragrance except that this one stands with the black lid at the top so that when the container is almost empty you need to stand it upside down to make sure that you get all of the bath foam out. The container is wider at the base and tapers away from that towards the top so that the whole thing is stable when it is standing on the shelf. The black lid is a flip top design. You just need to flip open the lid and squeeze a good amount of the bath foam into your bath under the running tap. The bubbles appear straight awy and there are plenty of them. The fragrance is much more lavender than tea tree although the tea tree is definitely there and it lingers both in the air and on the skin for a while so it's great if you do like the smell of lavender as you keep getting a whiff of it! The tea tree oil is a natural antiseptic and the lavender oil is good for relaxation and combating stress, and the combination of the two makes for an ideal way to start the day in a calm frame of mind or to relax and calm down at night ready for sleep. As a bit of background information the origins of these products come from the bush remedies of a lady called Ellen Wakeman who was the daughter of missionaries living in New South Wales. She had run away from home to join the goldrush of 1857 and somehow ended up as a barber's assistant. She soon began to discover the healing powers of the plants native to the outback and subsequently became famous for her herbal cures. The Original Source range of today allegedly still uses some of the ingredients that were discovered by Ellen Wakeman, although how much of that is true and how much is sales hype I wouldn't like to hazard a guess! The products do all contain natural oils rather than synthetic fragrances and are not tested on animals. As with all products containing essential oils it is worth making sure that they are appropriate for you before you use them. For example it is not advisable to use certain oils of you're pregnant. The Original Source bath foams are about £1.90 for a 500ml container at all the supermarkets and there are often good offers on too. Incidentally when I was searching for the current prices I noticed that the containers now look like plastic screw top bottles so they may well have changed the packaging since Dave bought mine last year. All in all I would recommend this bath foam if you like the smell of lavender and you like a good soak in lots of bubbles!

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                      12.02.2009 15:03
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                      perfect for a treat or those who don't bathe much, otherwise a bit pricey.

                      I really love Original Source products, especially the lavender shower gel, so when I discovered I could buy a bath foam one day in boots (I had never seen them before!) I was really quite excited. It did cost me £2 for a bottle however, which is a lot more than some of the other leading brands, but I thought that as I usually have showers instead of baths, this would last a long time and would be worth it. As with the other bottles in the range, the shape is sharp and modern and you can see the vibrant colour of the product inside. The writing on the front is also very clear and all the information you need is available. The only thing that could be confusing about it, is that the shape is kind of similar to that of the shower gel so you could get confused if in a rush! Like others have said in their reviews, the lid really is a pain. It's hard to twist and there isn't much grip on it. As soon as you do get the lid off you are overwhelmed with the fresh and relaxing fragrance of lavender. I would say it was one of the more potent gels in their range and the smell will be lingering for hours in the bathroom. I do find that I also smell quite like lavender after a bath, which is nice because it's not a fragrance i'd normally put on myself! The bubbles come out nice and thick and don't just fizzle out immediately, they stick around for long enough and are foamy enough to rub into your skin to really relax. I found that three or four "blobs" will suffice for a good bubbly bath, by that I mean squeeze the bottle three or four times, because the product comes out in blobs. At £2 this is more expensive than other brands I will admit, but I think it's worth it for a treat. I don't bathe all the time, I'm more of a shower person so it's a worthwhile investment to me. If you bathe more frequently you may want to consider something cheaper, but if you do get this particular bubble bath, you will not be disappointed!

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                        A lovely lavender bath foam which gives lots of bubbles

                        I have always liked Original Source products ever since I first registered on their website years ago and got the opportunity to try out several free samples of their different products. I tend to buyer cheaper store brand bath foams or if I want a treat some Radox products, however when I saw the Original Source Bath Foam on offer in Tesco for 2 for £3 instead of the usual £1.91 I thought I would give them a try. The bath foam I am reviewing today is the Lavender and Tea Tree Relaxing bath foam. I love the smell of lavender and find it very relaxing and as I enjoy having a bath in the evening I thought this might be the perfect product to try. The product comes in a plastic bottle with a black screw top lid, it is in the shape of milk bottle which I thought was a quite nice design. The design of the bottle I had is different to picture dooyoo has so I assume they have updated the design. The design continues with the wording on the front as it give a "serving suggestion" which is for the ultimate in relaxation pour in and chill out and that it is "best before" a relaxing night in. It does however warn in small writing on the back that these products are for use in the shower or bath and are not for consumption! The label on the back also states that it is not tested on animals and is Vegan approved. The bottle has 500ml of bubble bath. The bath foam has essential oils of Lavender and Tea Tree, I like the fact that it does contain some natural ingredients. Taking the lid off the bottle you get a wonderful natural smell of lavender. The lavender smell is quite strong and I can't pick out any smell of Tea Tree only the lavender. Adding some to running water it foams up really well and you get a bath full of bubbles. The lovely lavender smell fills the bathroom. The bubbles last well and are still there when I get out of the bath. The nice lavender smell is really relaxing and you can soak your troubles away! My skin feels refreshed but not necessarily any softer but then I don't really expect a bath foam to do this. I like this bath foam it has a lovely smell and its good quality giving bubble which last. I would buy this one again but probably only if it was still on special offer. If you like the smell of lavender you will love this bath foam.

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                          18.01.2009 11:18
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                          A lovely bath foam which I shall certainly buy again.

                          I bought this Original Source Tea Tree and Lavender Bath Foam for the tiny price of 49p for a 350ml bottle in the Superdrug new year sale recently. I love the Original Source range but the price puts me off as there are equally good products available cheaper at the moment. For this price though I couldn't moan so bought four bottles in different scents. My favourite is this one though as I love the smell of lavender and I'm eternally grateful to Original Source for not putting too much tea tree in there! The overwhelming smell is of a fresh lavender and it smells gorgeous both while in the bottle and after I've poured it into my bathwater. It has a very thick consistency and comes out of the bottle in blobs so you have to be careful not to accidentally pour too much in, it creates masses of bubbles however much you use so you can afford to be a little sparing with it and make the bottle last longer. The bubbles are thick and luxurious, much better than those produced from a bottle of Imperial Leather bath foam I used last week. They last well too, I was in the bath for almost an hour reading my book and when I got out I noticed the bubbles had barely gone down at all. I used the bubbles to wash myself and found they had a lovely moisturising consistency and after rinsing left my skin feeling soft and supple. I found the scent extremely relaxing and loved how it lingered in the bathroom and on my skin for a long time after my bath. The lavender is a lovely fresh smell, although not at all overpowering, and when I was out of the bath it acted as a perfume as I could even smell it myself whenever I moved. The bottle is a very modern design, just like the one in the photograph above. I had problems getting the lid off as you need to twist it off but because the top of the bottle is almost square it sticks and is very awkward. I thought it was just me as my hands are not very strong as I have arthritis, but my healthy daughter had the same problem and even has a bottle that she cannot get the top back onto now! This is a lovely addition to the Original Source family and I shall certainly look out for it on special offer, althought I doubt I'll find it for 49p again!

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                            14.10.2008 00:41
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                            Relaxing foam bath

                            There are quite a few different fragrances in the Original Source range. Tea Tree and lavender bath foam is one of my favourites. It smells of fresh lavender, the scent is delicate and not over powering. I have used this in the bath and in the shower, as I prefer to take showers. Not much is needed, it pours out quite fast so you need to be careful not to waste any. It creates a lot of bubbles and makes for a relaxing bath. I use this on a sponge in the shower and find it lathers up well, and rinses of easily leaving my skin feeling soft and clean. The scent doesn't stay on me for long after using this foam wash, but it does leave me feeling relaxed. I usually take a shower in the evening so find this is perfect for making me feel relaxed before going to bed. These are widely available and usually cost more than other bath foams but it can sometimes be found on offer. So it is always good to take advantage of this lovely foam bath when it is on offer. The bottle is transparent so you can see when you are running low. It comes with a screw lid, which is a bit fiddly a flip top would be better. The design of the bottle is quite simple, and doesn't stand out on the shelf. Original source states that they use 100% natural ingredients, and that they are made from essential oils, another thing they pride themselves in is that none of their products are tested on animals. The bottle is also recyclable. So it is worth extra for it in my opinion. This is a nice mix of lavender and tea tree, it smells divine. Lavender is known for its relaxing properties, and tea tree is known for its cleansing properties. The soap feels nice on the skin and it rinses of easily, and doesn't leave an oily residue. After trying this you will probably want to try others in the range. I recommend this, for a relaxing evening or after a long day.

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                              25.04.2008 15:25
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                              Bath foam with lavender and tea tree

                              I am not particularly loyal to any brand when it comes to buying bath or shower products. I tend to buy whatever is on offer and last month it was original source bath foam. I was attracted by offer price of 99p for a 350ml bottle, half its normal price. Original source bath foam comes in several different varieties including rose and aloe, almond, and lavender and tea tree. I love lavender so it was an easy choice for me! One of life's treats for me is a really deep bath with lots of lovely bubbles. I tend to indulge quite often! My first bath experience shared with a glass of wine and my new original source lavender and tea tree was approached with a feeling anticipated happiness. The plastic bottle has one of those annoying twist tops. However once I had wrestled it open I noticed the aroma of lavender. The bath foam itself is thick and gluepy. As you would expect it is purple in colour. On pouring it into my bath full of warm water I found it difficult not to pour in too much as it comes out in large dollops if you know what I mean! I was impressed at the way it foamed up giving me lots of lovely white bubbles, purple would have been even better but you can't have it all! Once submerged with glass of wine nearby and candles lit I was ready for a peaceful ½ an hour. The scent of the lavender is really lovely. It doesn't smell too overpowering and if you shut your eyes you could pretend you were in the south of France in the summer. Original source say that they only use 100% pure essential oils in their bath foams although they don't say how much they use or the quality of the essential oils. The tea tree element of this bath foam is supposed to help cleanse your skin. Tea tree is a well know antiseptic (great for treating head lice)! After my bath my skin did feel clean and soft but then it always does after a bath! Original source also say that this bath foam will help to normalise the skins P.H and restore its natural balance. I am not to sure what they mean by this as I suspect skin keeps its own PH balance. The bubbles lasted for the full ½ hour I was in the bath, unlike the wine! Once out and dried, the scent of lavender was not longer detectable on my skin, which was a shame. The lavender did leave me feeling relaxed and a bit sleepy, or, was that the wine? Overall I would recommend this bath foam especially when it's on offer. It is widely available from most supermarkets. I bought my bottle in Tesco.

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