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      27.05.2012 20:38
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      Solid toner? Oh yes!

      I love these little toner tabs. They don't need any packaging either so they're better for the environment.

      This one is the Vitamin C toner tab.

      I drop the tab into a bowl of hot water and steam my face like I would when I have a cold. The tab fizzes away like a bath bomb and within seconds it is ready to use. I drape a tea towel over my head and let the steam go to work on my face. The steaming effect is brilliant. I steam my face for around five minutes and I can feel my pores opening and my face starts to feel cleaner, fresher and revitalised. After steaming I can see (and feel) a positive difference to my skin. The Vitamin C really helps to refresh tired dull skin, great for skin that needs a bit of perking up!

      After using the water to steam my face I bottle it up into a small travel sized spray bottle. You can keep the bottle in the fridge for a week or so. The toner doesn't last very long as it made with fresh ingredients. However you can use the toning water for around a week. It's great as a general toner and it's great as a facial spritz, ideal for the warmer weather when you want something to spritz onto your skin. It smells great too!

      I would recommend these little tabs. They're great value at around 80p each and they're small enough to pop into a handbag, great for travelling. Try some!

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      27.03.2010 16:36
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      A great product which steams and then cleans.

      ** Vitamin C Lush Toner Tab **

      Waiting at the train station a few weeks ago I decided to kill some time by having a browse around the Lush shop that is based cleverly near the waiting area. To be honest, I always leave some extra time to pop in there because I just can't resist the temptation of Lush products. I hadn't bought anything from there in a long time, so I felt that it was only right and popped in to see what else they had to offer.

      I really wanted to shop wisely and I didn't want to walk out with £50 worth of stuff when I know I didn't need it. (I have done this in the past!) So I actively looked for something cheap, cheerful and something I hadn't tried before. Then on the side I saw a little sign shouting 75p. 75p???? Did I read that correctly???? A Lush item for 75p? Surely not! But yes! Lush Toner tabs 75p each or a tube of 7 for £5. I decided to buy 2, one for me and one for my mum. She always steals my stuff so I knew she would want one of these.

      I hadn't tried or seen these before and after reading a little about them they promise to restore and soften the skin. The toner tabs themselves are small round tablet, as wide as a 10p and about 1cm thick. The vitamin C tabs are quite with a very slight hint of pink. I expected them to have a hint of orange but no, just a hint of pink. The Vitamin C in the tab helps to get rid of free radicals and remove dirt and grime as well as making the face look fresher and cleaner. Lush also state that these are great for more mature skin with softening rose and hydrating sandalwood oil makes it a great anti-ageing skincare product.

      I was hoping for a refreshing face fix that just made my skin feel fresh. £1.50 for 2 wasn't too bad and I thought if they did work then at least I could go back and by more rather then buying a packet that didn't do what it said. An impulse buy but one I hoped would be beneficial!

      ** Instructions **

      I love simple and easy products that give instant results. I think most people do because it saves time and makes you feel instantly better. I was delighted at just how easy the toner tabs are to use. After cleansing your face so you have already got rid of the surface dirt and make-up, just pour some hot water (not boiling!) into a bowl and drop the toner tab in. You put your face right over the bowl 9I would advise you to put your hair up or pin I back) and then cover your head with a towel. Basically it is a steam session which uses the essential oil in the tabs to open the pores and steam out the dirt. It does all the hard work for you!

      ** What was it like to use? **

      One I had got myself comfortable and had the water hot enough to steam but not boiling I dropped the tab into the water. There were no instructions as to how much water to use but I used a bowl big enough to cover my face so the steam reached from my chin to my forehead. The tab instantly fizzled just like a Lush bath bomb and I small white foam settled on top of the water. I tried to put my face over the water as it fizzed but it fizzed up a soft powder in the steam so I let it settle for a few seconds and then went in. I put my head over and then placed a towel of my head so it kept the heat and steam in. I have to admit it gets pretty hot! The tabs don't tell you how long you should steam your face for but after 5 minutes I had a few seconds break and then I steamed again for another 5 minutes. I felt this was long enough for my skin to have a good deep clean.

      The aroma was pleasant, nothing overpowering or long lasting. The steam just had a slight fresh floral scent which I'm guessing comes from the rose oil. It was nice enough and stayed on the skin very lightly for an hour or so after the steaming session. It also had a very relaxing and calming quality to it. It is a great way to take 10 minutes out of a hectic life and just relax. Close your eyes, breathe in the steam which helps clear your head as well as your face and just drift off for a few minutes. I would advise you to make sure you don't doze off and drop your head in the water! Although I'm sure it would grab a laugh from anyone watching you take part in this strange ritual!

      Once you feel like your face has been steamed enough, you can use the water as toner. Grab some cotton wool and wipe the water gently over your face. This is where you really see the last bits of dirt and grime comes away. I thought my face was already clean but there was a small about of residue left on the cotton wool. You can wait for the water to cool and bottle it to use as toner for the next couple of days but I'm too impatient to do this so I just poured the water away. But when I have a spare bottle it is definitely something I will do.

      This was easy to use and definitely felt like a little pamper session. It only takes 10 minutes or so but it is definitely 10 minutes well spent. Regardless of how it made my skin feel it was really nice to have a little indulgent time and any positive results will be a bonus!

      ** Results **

      Instantly after I had finished the steam and patted my face dry my skin felt refreshed albeit a little red from the steam! My face looked exceptionally clean and clear as well as feeling soft to the touch. I was pretty impressed and it is an amazing skin boost. As I said before after softy wiping the face with the remaining water toner the extra bit of dirt that was cleared away surprised me. It was definitely beneficial to my skin and left it instantly sparkling. I was impressed!

      Although it left my skin feeling soft I still felt a slight tightness to my face. Only slightly so I did apply moisturising cream afterwards which I must say went on like a dream to my clean skin.

      I was genuinely surprised by the results. I never expect too much but this gave me just what I wanted. An uplifting pamper treat as well as clean and glowing skin. It didn't completely get rid my small blemishes (not quite spots but still frustrating!) but it did seem to settle and reduce them which was brilliant. Positive results!

      ** Recommendation **

      I have to 100% recommend these toner tabs. The Vitamin C really cleaned and uplifted my skin as well as leaving me relaxed and looked after. At 70p per tab it is a cheap treat. Although you should really use a toner every day I would recommend these as a weekly treat. Not just because it would be expensive using one a day but you shouldn't over steam your face either. Over steaming can cause your face to dry out or can encourage your skin to produce even more oil, causing breakouts or worsening skin problems you might already have. So once or twice a week is sufficient.

      Toner Tabs won't break the bank and the water can be used the next day as a toner or as a hair rinse. So it really is quite good for the money. But even if you use 1 a month it will definitely give your mind and face an encouraging boost. I want to try the Vitamin E and Tea Tree Tabs to see what effect they have on my skin as this worked so well.

      My mum used it on her more 'mature' skin and she had the same results as me. We both agree it doesn't make her look 10 years younger but it does make her skin look 10x cleaner and fresher so it still works amazingly.

      Perfect for anyone who wants to deep-clean their face in a simple and caring way. There is not need for scrubbing or peeling. Just a natural face steam. It helps clear blemishes and reduces the redness of spots so worth a try before a night out or special occasion. I don't doubt that the popularity of these will increase and this will make the price go up. But every once in a while treat yourself!

      100% Recommended.

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        29.10.2009 16:31
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        Vitamin C toner tab

        I really liked the Vitamin E Toner Tab that I got in my Fresher's Pack, but with one thing and another it took me ages to get around to trying the Vitamin C one that also came with it.

        This tab looks exactly the same as the Vitamin E one, except that this one has a large 'C' on it. It contains Sandalwood oil, Cedarwood oil, Rose Absolute and Organic Strawberry Flour which makes it smell really nice.

        Once again, I dropped the tablet into a tub of hot water and waited until it fizzed up. It smelled really citrusy, if I'm honest I actually preferred the smell of the Vitamin E one as I'm not a big fan of citrus scents, however I can see that others may feel differently. As usual I held a towel over my head and let the water steam my face.

        The Vitamin C tab is supposedly for older skin, and it has anti-oxidant properties. However I saw no harm in giving it a go! If anything hopefully it will help stop my skin ageing!

        My skin felt really fresh and nice after using this; even the next morning it was lovely and soft. I will definitely use this again.

        The toner tabs cost around 75p, which is quite expensive if you were to use them every day, but as a occasional beauty treatment they're a bargain!

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        21.05.2009 21:53
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        This is a toning water and tre

        This is my favorite Toner tab from Lush! But what exactly is a toner tab I hear you say? Well Lush is all about creating quality products that are kind to your skin and to the environment hence they created a toner that is solid and therefore saves on packaging.

        What you do is drop the toner tab in a bowl of hot water and place a towel over your head to steam your face. The smell is really refreshing and it will open your pores and clean them. It contains skin softening rose and vitamin C which is an anti-oxidant and will get rid of free radicals and it will clean and brighten your skin. I always feel refreshed and glowing after using it!

        After you have steamed your face and the water has cooled you can dip some cotton wool in the fresh toner and wipe your face clean with it. Then you can bottle the water and use it as a liquid toner for about 2-3 days afterwards!

        Each Tab you buy is 75p or if you really love them you can bulk buy a pack of 7 for £4.84. Really great value for money!

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        18.05.2009 09:20
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        A fantastic toner tab that left my skin feeling lovely and smooth.

        A Lush Vit C Toner Tab is the perfect size to be popped in to the bottom of a gift bag or from Lush with your shopping as a free sample and this is exactly how I received mine. I have been a fairly regular shopper in Lush recently and I received one of each of their toner tabs as a free sample over the past couple of months so you can expect to see some further reviews from me no doubt.

        This toner tab is small and a light peach colour, it has a large C on the front so that you can clearly see the difference between each toner tab and this is great for people who may be colour blind or not have the best eyesight. This toner tab contains rose & vitamin C and is designed to be used on more mature skin. Lush recommend that you use one Toner tab each evening as part of a cleanse, tone & moisturise skin regime and for 73p each and with one tab lasting one night I don't believe the costs to be too prohibitive but I would probably just use this once or twice a week to keep my skin looking nice and help me destress after a long week.

        Toner tabs are very simple to use, simply pop a tab in to a bowl of hot water, place a towel over your head and let the steam work it's magic on your face. There is a nice scent of rose that does smell like a more mature persons scent but it is not horrible or overpowering and I really relaxed whilst using this tab. My skin felt nice and clean after use and definitely toned, I followed this up with a Lush moisturiser (which I use every night) and my skin was kept lovely and smooth.

        I will be purchasing Lush toner tabs again as so far I have been very pleased with the ones that I have tried. I would recommend these as part of a more luxurious skincare regime and the price is fine if I don't use one of these each and every day. I have had no reaction to these toner tabs and will not hesitate to buy some the next time I visit Lush. For this reason I am voting this particular toner tab 5/5.

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        09.03.2009 21:58
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        Definatly worth a try!

        Rather than your usual bottled toner lush have come up with another brilliant packaging-free product, not only is this product environmentally friendly and good for the world, its also works wonders for your skin. I bought all three to try and this (so far) has been the best, im yet to try the vitamin E toner tab. So all you have to do is pop the tab into a bowl of boiling water then put a tower over your head to stop any escaping steam and steam your face for 5-10 minutes. So not only are you getting a toner, but also a fun and fragrant way to steam your face free of blackheads.

        But beware.

        After youve used it if you have a close look in the bottom of the dish a load of grime and blackheads will be sat that have come out of your skin. I was horrified that they'd ever been there in the first place.

        Definatly works, a shame theyre so expensive or id use them everyday.

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        14.01.2009 20:34
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        Vit C toner tab

        Who are Lush:
        Lush are an ethical company specialising in fresh, handmade cosmetics. They are against animal testing and their products are all vegetarian and/or vegan.

        Where to find Lush:
        Lush stores are located in a number of towns and cities. The list of stores across the UK can be found online at http://www.lush.co.uk, as well as being able to place orders on the website, or by mail order by calling 01202 668545.

        What Lush offer:
        Lush offer a wide range of items including (but not limited to) soaps, shampoos, conditioner, facial cleansers, shower gels, face masks, deodorant, bath ballistics, bubble bars, massage bars, body butter, moisturiser and much more. Items are available individually or in gift sets. Prices at Lush start from 72p and go up to £100, so there is always something to suit your budget.

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        I picked up the Vitamin C Toner Tab last week when shopping in Lush because at 72p I thought it was well worth trying! It looks like a mini bath ballistic, and to use I poured hot water into a bowl, placed the toner tab in and steamed my face for awhile - it felt like forever, but I think it was only around 5 minutes. After steaming my face I used the water to cleanse my face as it smelt divine. I also cheated and just poured the bowl over my body once I was finished (I was in the shower at this point, no weird pouring hot water over myself randomly) and the water left my skin feeling a lot softer that usual - which for someone with dry skin is fantastic!

        Being called the Vit C toner tab I really expected it to smell citrusy, but it didn't. Instead it smelt of rose and sandlewood, a really pleasant scent.

        At 72p if you were to use these daily they wouldn't be cost effective, but as a skin treat once a week then using one of these would definitely be the way forward!

        Now I want Lush to make a Vit C ballistic to be used in bath water.

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          21.12.2008 22:15
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          Vitamin C toner tab

          Having tried Lush's Vitamin E toner tab and been pleased with it, I was keen to try the other ones available. I actually got seven of the toner tabs free when placing an order on the Lush website several months ago, and the latest one I have tried is the Vitamin C Tab.

          So, what's a toner tab? Well rather than a regular liquid toner which you simply wipe over your face to tone and refresh it, these are little 'tablets' which you drop into a bowl or sink of boiling water, and then steam your skin. You can then use the water to wipe over your face and even save some in a little bottle for the next day to use as a toner if you like.

          The Vitamin C tab is particularly for 'older faces' to quote the Lush website, as it has anti-oxidant properties. I am only 24 but I am getting more fine lines by the day, so anything that can perk my skin up a bit and make it look a bit fresher is much appreciated.

          The toner tab is about the width of a 50p piece and has a letter C moulded into the top of it. It has a slightly citrussy smell to it, and feels quite chalky in your hands.

          When I tried the Vitamin E toner tab, I used it in the bathroom sink, but this time I decided to use a bowl of water, as my sink is a bit of a strange position and this way I don't have to drag a chair into the bathroom.

          As you drop the tab into the water it fizzes away quickly, and releases a gentle scent. I put a towel over my head and the bowl and stayed under there for as long as I could bear the steam on my skin! I actually preferred the experience of using this one to the Vitamin E version as the scent was a lot nicer. It contains Sandalwood oil, Cedarwood oil, Rose Absolute and Organic Strawberry Flour which combine to give a quite expensive smelling product, although it is a subtle scent.

          After using this, I wiped the water over my face with a piece of cotton wool as instructed, and despite the water still being warm, it did feel very refreshing.

          I thought my skin looked a bit fresher and brighter after using this - it's just like a little pick-me-up for the skin.

          I bottled the water to use the next day as a toner as advised, and again it felt refreshing and seemed to tighten my pores.

          This product costs just 72p from Lush stores or www.lush.co.uk.

          Overall I was very pleased with this. I think using it on a daily basis would work out expensive, but as a treatment now and again it's great as it really clears and lifts the skin. Recommended!

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            15.12.2008 18:39
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            My new weekly skin rescue.

            ~Introduction~
            I've had it rough the last week or so... I had a rather nasty stomach bug last week which seems to have gone now, but has been replaced by a cold. Typical. The basic result of this was my skin was starting to look none too lovely. Pale, tired, shadows under my eyes, a few blemishes have popped up. Lovely. So what do you need if you have a cold? That's right- Vitamin C! So i deceided in a bid to perk up my skin on the outside I would have a go with one of the new toner tabs from Lush, the vitamin C version.

            ~What's it look like?~
            These little tabs look like little bath bombs, and are about the size of a 10p. The Vit C tab is a pale peachy pink colour, I guess this will vary slightly due to natural ingredients, and smells of lemony roses. Very nice

            ~What do I do with it?~
            It's very simple to use. You'll need a bowl or your bathroom sink. Fill you bowl/sink with steaming hot water. Get a towel ready. Pop your tab in the water and then make a 'tent' with your towel around the bowl and your head and shoulders (does that make sense?) so that you are catching all the steam. The tab fizzes away like a bath bomb releasing all it's essential oils which are then absorbed by your skin which is made receptive by the steam opening the pores. The main smell is the lemony smell from the Vitamin C powder and the rose from Rose absolut but there is a woody smell underneath from the other essential oils. I really found the smell very pleasent. Once it cools store a little in a clean bottle and you can use it as a ready made toner for a few days. It doesn't last though as there are no preservatives in it (added benefit- less chemicals on you skin!)

            ~What's in this toner tab?~
            The Vit C tab contains Vitamin C powder, Sandalwood oil, Cedarwood oil, Frankinsence Resinoid and Rose Absolut as long as all the other stuff to make it into a fizzy bomb. Check out www.lush.co.uk if you want to know every last ingredient

            ~Why are these good?~
            Vitamin C elliminates free radicals and is an anti-oxidant- good for generating new healthier skin cells. Rose Absolut is a skin softener and is good for more mature skins. Frankinsence works as an anti-inflammatory. Sandalwood oil can be used to help clear blackheads and spots as it has anti-microbial properties and cedarwood oil is beneficial for greasy skin when used with Frankinsence and Sandalwood oil (it's also good or helping to clear your respirtory system so as a nice side effect I could also breath a little easier after using it!)

            ~Any good?~
            Yes yes and once again yes! It's great. My skin is 'glowing' like I've used a highlighter or similar, by skin feels soft and smooth but not at all oily (my skin is that wonderful combination type that can turn really greasy wth the wrong products). It feels as though it has a tightening effect on the skin too- I guess this may be why they are saying this is the one for maturer skins, but I think this would be good for everybody.

            ~Will you use it again?~
            I'm going to make it a weekly ritual. I usually use a face mask every week but I'm going to start using this instead. I find the toner I have kept back is refreshing and use it after cleansing as normal. My skin feels great. And not at all like I'm suffering from a cold.

            ~How much?~
            One tab is currently 72p (bargain) and you can get 7 tabs for a discounted price. I can't remember exactly how much 7 tabs are but they are less than £5. Lush suggest steaming your face every day but I think this might be a bit excessive, once a week should be enough!

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              12.09.2008 14:15

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              Your face will look ok after a while.

              Well another disappointment here unfortunately - I do not rate these toner tabs at all. This tab is supposed to be for older faces so my mum who is 65 had a go too and she hated it more than I did. The rose and lemony scent is very overpowering so it is very difficult to stay under the towel, my face was really blotchy again and my mum looked really pale and complained of feeling sick because of the strong smell. After an hour however she said her skin felt a bit softer and had a bit more elasticity too it but it wasn't so good that she would like to go through that again to get it. My pores did look a bit smaller but it was hard to see them clearly through all the blotchyness. At 75p again it is worth a try as it does help a bit but you have to put up with a lot before you get a good result. This is probably the best of the toner tabs.

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              05.09.2008 02:48
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              A fab product which I love

              My skin has become very dry in the past few months so I decided to see if I can make it a bit better by following a cleanse , tone and moisturise routine. I already have Lush Ultrabland cleanser and Celestial moisturiser, so a Lush toner was an obvious choice - I decided to try the Vit C Toner Tab.

              I have already tried the Vit E Toner Tab and was really pleased with it, so was expecting good things from the Vit E Tab. Lush say this toner tab is an anti-oxidant and is for older skin - I agree its a great anti-oxidant but it is also perfect for my 20 year old skin!

              Toner Tabs are around the size of a 50 pence piece and are circular, they are around ¾ of an inch thick. There are 3 different Toner Tabs, Vit C, Vit E and Tea Tree, each is a different colour and has a different marking on the top. Vit C is a peachy colour and has a C raised on the top. All the Toner Tabs cost 75p each and weigh 5g, which is pretty cheap for a Lush product.

              A Toner Tab is very easy to use, you simply run some hot water into the sink, you then place your Toner Tab into the water and watch it fizz away. Lean over the sink and place a towel over your head, the steam will rise and unblock your pores.

              I began to feel dizzy so did not stay under too long, when you finally come up for air, remove the towel and get some cotton wool dip it into the water and wipe it around your face so that the toner can work into your skin.

              I have used the Toner Tabs before and thought that it is a bit of a waste to let the plug out and watch it disappear, so I now get a mixing bowl and fill with water instead of using the sink and I only add half the Toner tab, it works just as well and it makes the product last longer. Also instead of pouring the water away I put it into a little bottle and keep it in the fridge so that I can use it for the next few days as a ready made toner, this seems to do the trick nicely and definitely saves some pennies !

              I expected the Vit C Toner tab to have a citrus fragrance, it does slightly however it is not too strong it is more of a cross between fruity and floral and is very mild. I was a little cautious about using this as citrus products often make my sensitive face sting, I was also worried about it stinging my eyes, however I found this to be very mild. It is very refreshing as you steam your face because the citrus steam swirls into your skin and it feel tingly, you can definitely feel it working its magic.

              The ingredients in the Vit C Toner Tab as given on the Lush website are -

              Sodium Bicarbonate
              Citric Acid
              Vitamin C Powder (Ascorbic Acid)
              Sandalwood Oil (Santalum album)
              Cedarwood Oil (Juniperus virginiana)
              Rose Absolute (Rosa damascena)
              Olibanum Resinoid (Boswellia carterii)
              Organic Strawberry flour (Fragaria vesca)
              Water (Aqua)
              Geraniol
              Citronellol
              Limonene
              Linalool
              Perfume

              Whilst this product is cheap in comparison to other Lush products, 75p for something which is intended for 1 use is quite a lot, however if you use the methods I do and cut it into 2 pieces then save the water to give your face a wipe with twice a day, you should only need 1 or 2 per week. Some weeks I use 1 some weeks I use 2 and it works well for me, my skin is definitely improving.

              It is said that you should cleanse, tone and moisturise twice daily, thats £1.50 a day or £10.50 a week if used as directed so they are not so cheap afterall ! Unless of course you improvise lik I do when it coss 75p -£1.50 a week.

              I will continue buying these although I have also just bough a bottle of the Lush toner to try out, I was particularly pleased to receive 7 free tabs from Lush mail order last week, so I have plenty of toner to see me through for a while now!

              I am very impressed with the Toner tabs on a whole and I have found that I prefer the Vit C to the Vit E, however I am yet to try the Tea Tree one and I have one in my pack of freebies so I will be giving that a go really soon and then I will be back to give a review on that and tell you which (in my opinion) is the top toner tab!

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                29.07.2008 13:18
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                A facial sauna from a 10p piece.

                For my birthday this year a very good friend of mine decided to invest wisely in a Lush package which she picked the items for. Knowing that I had tried 90% of the products Lush had to offer her challenge was a bit of an arduous task to find four different products that I had not tried. Amazingly she managed it.

                Inside my package was a Lush Vit C Toner Tab neatly placed inside cellophane bag which was tightly sealed with a Lush sticker. I haven't ever seen these products within a Lush store and nor did I know what it was; seemingly pleased with herself and her choice, my friend told me I would love it.

                A Lush Vit C Toner Tab, although not an exciting name by Lush standards is smaller than a 10p in size and is a pastel pink coloured tablet with the letter C engraved on the top. Each Tab you buy is 75p which makes it quite possibly one of the cheapest (and smallest) products to come from Lush. Equally it has one of the dullest names although quite a pretty colour.

                So what exactly is a toner tab and more to the point what does it do? I have to admit it did leave me quite perplexed as to what I was supposed to do with it and had to log onto the Lush website in the hope of finding some information. The main idea behind a Toner Tab is that the combined essential oils work together and act as a facial sauna and toner and it works quite simply. Take your Tab, which are sold singularly and drop it into a bowl of steaming hot water. The water needs to be steaming hot because through the steam the essential oils are released and are able to work their magic. Once you place the Tab into the water, it mimics the actions of a Bath Ballistic or Emotibomb in that it fizzes around in the water and this once again is due to Sodium Bicarbonate which helps to soften the water making the products kinder to your skin.

                The good thing about these tabs is that you don't need a lot of water to make them work, if you use too much water you are at risk of drowning out the fragrance. So I used a pint and a half of steaming hot water from my kettle and put it into my bowl (not the one I use to wash up with I might add) and then with a towel over my head to keep the steam in one place, I put my head over the bowl and allowed the steam to give my face a sauna. Now because the steam and the contents within the bowl are hot, you might need to give yourself a break after about 5 minutes, I used my Tab for 15 minutes before I felt I had had enough and I did have a break.

                Once you have finished with your facial sauna, using a cotton wool ball or pad, gently wipe the water from within the bowl and this will act as a toner whilst at the same time remove any bits of grime and dirt which have been pushed to the surface of your skin from the facial sauna. So you pretty much have two different products in one tiny tablet.

                The Vit C Toner Tab smells quite floral and is very fragrant for something so small. The ingredients used to make this tab so effective are Cedarwood Oil which is used to combat skin problems especially over oily skin and helps to relieve any irritations. Olibanum Resinoid which is better known to some as Frankincense Oil which in this product is used to help with general skin tone and condition. Finally we have Sandalwood Oil which when used on the skin, relieves itching and helps deal with any inflammation of the skin, oily skin problems and fighting eczema. Sandalwood Oil is the most effective in relieving dehydrated skin which therefore makes it great for anti-ageing skincare. Perhaps the most important ingredients to mention in this product is Vitamin C which Lush use in a powder form because as they put it "Vitamin C powder can stay stable in its dry form until needed and when added to water, the toner tab will release its ingredients and aroma to help refresh and condition skin. The steam will also be of benefit to the skin and help unclog surface residue." (as explained on the Lush Website) therefore it is further beneficial to the skin in using it this way. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for the skin because it acts as an anti-oxidant to protect the skin from things called 'harmful new radicals' which is not a pop band, but instead things such as pollutants, smoke, and smog. Vitamin C is also useful in encouraging the skin to produce Collagen which will essentially help to reduce wrinkles and the appearance of fine lines and improve your overall skin quality making it look and appear less dull and instead promoting that healthy glow.

                All of these ingredients together also promote a calming effect leaving you feeling at ease and stress free. For further ingredients contained within this product you will find them available on the Lush Website.

                Not knowing what I was supposed to do with this product when I opened the package was a nice surprise and once I had followed the easy to use instructions I have to admit I was impressed. This product having used it twice now certainly ranks within my top five products from Lush. After you have used it for the first time the first thing you feel is refreshed and as your face cools downs your skin initially begins to tighten and is soft to the touch. My skin was definitely moisturised and felt much fresher and cleaner than it had done in a very long time, despite using cleansers and toners on a daily basis, I was quite shocked at how much dirt was removed from deep within my pores when I wiped my skin with a cotton wool pad using the water from the bowl, which had cooled slightly but was still warm.

                Once you have patted your skin dry there is definitely no need to add any moisturising cream like you would need to with a face mask for example, because your skin is soft and smooth to the touch and it was noted that the floral smell I mentioned earlier was still evident a few hours after use.

                So would I recommend this product? Yes I definitely do because it is absolutely brilliant, I loved using it. I am someone who likes to pamper herself and this is definitely a product which allows me to do just that with minimal effort and fuss. It is easy to use and it is also inexpensive, for 75p you get one treatment and the results for me personally were great. So I am just as keen to try the other tabs in this product range. So overall, it was a new experience for me and a product that I simply love using.

                ** Extra information**

                If anyone wants to investigate Lush further to see what ingredients are used for this or any other products then you simply go to www.lush.co.uk which will give you the UK version of their website.

                Lush products are not tested on animals, in fact they are vehemently against products being tested on animals and to test their own products they do tests on humans to ensure they are safe for general sale to the public and they will not buy ingredients from companies who use testing on animals as one of their protocols.

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