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      22.07.2013 14:37
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      Lush Lust

      I only own a couple of expensive designer fragrances that I like to save to wear on special occasions but I still like to wear perfume everyday so I tend to buy cheaper ones so that I feel less guilty about spritzing them on whenever I want. I tend to buy them in places like the Body Shop, Boot's and Lush. I don't buy the spry versions though as these are almost as expensive as buying a designer perfume but I really like using the solid perfumes as they are quite inexpensive and I can touch up whenever I feel like it as they are easy to carry about in my bag. Lust has been one of my favourites for ages and as a bonus it is also one of the cheapest solid perfumes at Lush as it only cost's £5 which I think makes it really good value for money. Lush is a Jasmine based scent and although it has other notes in it such as ylang ylang, vanilla, sandalwood and rose jasmine is the predominate fragrance that it gives off. I love jasmine which is just as well as even though this is one of the cheapest of the solid perfumes it is also one of the strongest. I can apply this and smell it straight away. With some of the other solid perfumes they stay quite close to the skin but this really projects away from me. It actually might be a little strong for some people as it is quite heady and rich and if you don't particularly like jasmine then you probably won't like this one. This is red coloured and I had heard that with the solid perfumes when they are dark coloured they can stain the skin but I find that it is only a really gives a really slight pinkish tinge to my skin that is barely noticeable and it doesn't stain my clothes or anything. For a cheap solid perfume this is an amazing fragrance and I think it smells really sophisticated and expensive and when I have been wearing it I have had several people compliment me on it. Mind you I have also had a few people tell me that they didn't like it so I think that it is one that might divide people so try it first before buying it.

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        04.03.2013 15:26
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        A perfume to Lust after

        I'm not usually one for perfumes, having smelled a fair few of them on people at work and been put off them for life. But then I went into Lush one day near Christmas-time and I caught a whiff of their Lust perfume. It smells strongly of jasmine and it instantly transported me back to a holiday I had in Spain once, many years ago in Valencia, which reeked of jasmine flowers. I had an amazing time there and I loved the smell of the jasmine flowers back then. In fact on hottest humid days Valencia also smelled of sewerage but I solved this problem by picking jasmine flowers, which grow wild everywhere, and putting them in my hair or ribbing the flowers on my wrists. Lust is one of Lush's new Gorilla perfumes and this one is also available as a solid perfume bar. When I tried Lust in our local Lush store the sales assistant actually saw me and directed me to what she called a 'less pungent' jasmine fragrance, which smelled to me like any other sickly perfume. She assured me that this was the popular seller. I disagreed and left the shop feeling warm and sensual thanks to the effect of the Lush fragrance. Pungent is not what I would call this. Aromatic, heady, and warm at the thoughts that come to mind as I smell my perfume as I type. So, my husband, thoughtful man that he is, went back to Lush after that and brought me a bottle of Lust spray for Christmas. It comes in a nice little black container which is very sleek and stylish, and there is no excess packaging to deal with. The bottle is dark glass and cool to the touch and I like the way it looks on my dressing table. I have taken this perfume away with me and it has never leaked in my bag, as it has a tight lid and is well made. A lot of people have called Lust a 'sexy' perfume, meant to allure men. This isn't why I wear it, and actually I don't agree with that message at all. Jasmine used to be revered as an aphrodisiac many years ago, as was ylang ylang, the other main essence in this perfume, and both scents together create a heady effect and give an illusion of warmth and feeling sensual. This doesn't necessarily have anything to do with sexiness. For me, I feel at ease and relaxed when I smell this perfume, feelings more akin to a relaxing massage than a romp in the night. I didn't really think too much about how other people would react to this perfume as I already loved it and knew my husband liked it in the shop. But since wearing it I have noticed the reaction people have to it. A friend of my picked up the scent straight away and loved it. She said it smelled of summer and that if I didn't already wear the fragrance she would change her perfume right away. Another time I was in a pub with friends when a different friend commented that it smelled like spring suddenly, and that it must be the flowers outside - she actually pointed to a tree out the window that had flowers on it. I said I couldn't smell it but then the friend who covets my perfume pointed out that it was actually Lust she was smelling! I felt like a bit of a fraud but also pleased that the fragrance brings other people subtle pleasure. The spray is quite potent so you really only need one squirt of it to last you all day. This is my eyes makes it great value for money, £21 for a 30ml bottle, which I expect will last me a year at least. I have never come across a perfume before which makes me feel good and represents who I am to the world. Lust certainly is the one, but not because it makes people lust after me - rather because it makes me Lust after it!

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          19.09.2012 14:58
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          A fabulously sexy and unsubtle perfume from Lush

          Lush LUST perfume, solid version Lush's tagline for this: "Feels like : getting filthy in a good way" I love Lush and especially love their wonderfully unusual perfumes. I am having a minor panic as a number of them are going to be removed from sale in the shops and will only be available online soon so I am buying as many as I am while they are still around. LUSH PERFUMES We are very lucky in Derby because our lovely Lush shop in the Westfield centre has the entire range of Lush perfumes as well as the essential oil elements of some. Lush sells a fairly large range of perfumes now and every scent comes in three or four different forms. There is usually a solid perfume which tends to be the form which has the shortest staying power; the next is a small spray which is less concentrated than the 30ml black bottle which has the strongest concentration. Many of the scents also have a small 2ml sample bottle too which is usually in the same concentration as the mini spray or spritzers which I believe has 8ml in it. The solid perfumes weigh 12g so they are not huge but I rather like them to carry in my handbag as there is never a danger of any leakage and you can quickly pop a little on your pulse points without spritzing others in the bargain. HOW MUCH? The perfume I am reviewing here is the solid version of LUST which I bought just the other day. The solid version costs £6.00 while the small spritzers are £10, the large 30ml version is £21 and the 2ml sample sells for £2.00. I think the solid version offers good value as the 2ml wouldn't give me many uses and the solid ones have always given me plenty of use as you don't need a lot to get a pretty decent aroma but you do have to be careful if it is very hot weather as it does melt very easily. I would also suggest that keeping it in the fridge may affect the scent so would not advise that. THE STORY BEHIND THE CREATION This perfume was created to be a sexy man catcher. It doesn't pretend to be subtle it is sexy jasmine and very strongly so. "Mark firmly believes that the problem with jasmine fragrances is the temptation to dress them up in a frock and take away the power. With Lust, he went all the way and created a powerfully sensual, dirty jasmine perfume that stirs a primal yearning. Wear this if you want to get lucky. Cast aside your inhibitions and wear this unadulterated jasmine fragrance." Mark on Lust perfume "I think what you're good at is what you like to do. I do believe that I'm good at jasmine. I wanted to do a really, really sexy, dirty, lustful fragrance and that's what I've done. I'm very happy with it! I'd done fragrances like that before, but I'd never had the nerve to let them be. British people have a problem with sexy fragrances; there's always this feeling of having to dress the thing up in a frock and put a bonnet on it. This time, I just went all the way." THE SCENT AND WHAT I THINK I just love this it is jasmine at its most powerful and sexy. It is 'Flying Fox' shower gel in a perfume. The jasmine is strong so if you are not a fan then steer well clear. It is backed up for warmth and depth by sandalwood another favourite of mine and the creaminess and floral notes are given that extra punch with the ylang ylang while a subtle sweetness and lift are added by the rose yet all the while the jasmine still packs its punch. This is not a subtle perfume in any way shape or form it shouts sexy and you fell good when wearing it. I have worn it all day today and it has lasted the entire day and I can still smell it on me. I had my hair cut and the hairdresser asked what I was wearing s I smelled really good. She also said it was very unusual and quite heady. This is no shrinking violet of a perfume . It is strong and intense and a scent that will get you noticed. After you have been wearing it for some time you can still smell the wonderfully powerful jasmine mixing in a heady combination with ylang ylang which is also quite heady and rose and sandalwood they are all there and can be picked out at different times as the scent develops and blend together but still that jasmine powers on come through. This is just a lovely strong powerful perfume that almost shouts out as you wear it. It is far from subtle so if you like flowery gently light perfumes you probably won't like this. WHAT IS IN THIS? The notes in this are not subtle they are jasmine, ylang ylang, rose, vanilla, sandalwood. I have to say the vanilla doesn't make much of an appearance smell- wise but maybe it just adds the creaminess subtly although there is not much subtlety in this perfume. AND ALSO Once I sniffed this in the shop I just had to have it. It is actually quite hard to smell different perfumes in the Lush shop as there are so many smells going on in there. What I usually do is put the perfume on using the samples there. I then go off and do my shopping. I do one perfume at a time. If I like it still after I have finished my shopping it then does on my 'Wish List'. I have to admit I do buy a lot on Ebay as you can often get them cheaper there. I just look for which are on there and bid to a certain amount. I miss out on loads but I decide what I am prepared to pay and stick to it. I also ask for them for gifts from the family too and that is how I have built up my collection. I have the solid perfume in this so when I put this on it REALLY lasts well all day long. The concentration is pretty intense so you have to be careful not to be too generous with your application. I wipe the solid stick on my inner elbows and wrists and then behind my ears. If I want to enjoy it more I wipe a bit down my cleavage as the warmth brings the scent up to my nose then. I know it lasts all day as I can still smell it on my wrists now and I put this on this morning. This is another of Lush's heavier deeper perfumes and will appeal to those who like earthy heavier scents. It is not subtle at all. This has to be one of my favourites of Simon Constantine's creations at Lush. I like lots of different scents but I am often drawn to the heavier more exotic sexy notes in this and it is unique. I am happy to just sniff the place I have applied this all day long. Another good thing about the solid perfumes is that the plastic containers that they come in are recyclable through Lush and if you take back five of these or a mix of these and the black pots then you can choose a free fresh face mask or hair mask for your reward. The solid perfumes usually have a use buy date about a year after they were made. If you are lucky enough to have a Lush store like the one in Derby with a full range of perfumes I recommend you to give them a try. They are not to everyone's taste as they are quite strong and a lot of them have quite deep strong and more heavy notes but I love them and spend ages listening to the stories as to the inspiration behind their creation. To me perfumes are a sort of experience that is more than just the smell. They are a bit like fine wines and single malt whiskeys in that there is poetry and art in their creation. These to me are all part of the perfume, the inspiration, the poetry and the images that are created by you in your head as you first sniff the perfume as well as the effect you have on the scent, the way it changes on you and your own skin. It is all part of the magic to me. Thanks for reading. This review may be posted on other sites under my same user name. ©Catsholiday

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            02.12.2011 13:18

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            Feminine and flirty

            I bought the solid perfume version of this but it melted in my bag so I went back to buy the liquid version! The perfume comes in a basic black bottle which isn't much to look at but I guess you have to see past the packaging as it's what's inside that counts. This perfume is VERY similar to "Flying Fox", which was a temple balm that Lush were selling a few years ago up until it got discontinued. The perfume has a Jasmine scent to it and smells rather sexy and feminine. It does smell quite strong so I suggest that you don't spray too much of it to begin with as less is more with this scent. I spray the scent on my neck once or twice and then I spray it on my clothes a few times to combat sweat and odour (sounds nice I know!). The perfume is a nice scent and one that can turn heads. It's quite a versatile scent so it can be worn both day and night. The perfume dies down and settles to more of a musky scent after an hour or so. The scent is quite long lasting but you can top it up if needed. This is a nice scent and one that is long lasting and good quality. It lasts ages and it can be worn by women of all ages. I love wearing this as it makes me feel more confident. I would definetly recommend it.

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            25.07.2011 18:41
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            A sexy scent from lush

            Lust is another Gorilla perfume by Lush. You can buy it in a variety of different sizes including a sample size for £2 and a 27g bottle for £20. However the version of lust that I am reviewing today is the solid perfume as buying these is for me the only way I can own all the fragrances at lush without bankrupting myself. The solid version of lust comes in the usual 125 gram black push out stick and this one is a bright red colour. The fact that the solid perfumes are all coloured can cause some problems as when you apply them to your skin they can dye the skin and your clothes so you need to make sure that you rub it in very well. Lust is a Jasmine based scent but it is so much more than that. Inside the perfume is loads of different essential oils that combine to make a strong smelling fragrance. Now I like my perfumes to be on the strong side but some people may have a problem with the fact that it is so rich. I personally love the smell of jasmine which is just as well as this is by far the most overpowering of the oils in the perfume. Lush themselves describe Lust as being dirty jasmine and I can see where they are going with that description. Although the scent is very floral it isn't light and girly and instead smells much more sexy and adventurous than you would expect from a floral fragrance. It is also just on the right side of sweet smelling so as to not become sickly after wearing it for a while. Although the perfume does fade a little after wearing it for a little while lust is still one of the longest last of the lush perfumes and a few slicks of this in the morning on my pulse points and I can still smell it late into the evening. For me lust is the perfect name for this pefume as when I am wearing it, it evokes a sense of long hot summer nights. As it costs £4.95 I think it like all the solid perfumes at lush is a fabulous price and one that means you can afford to treat yourself.

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              15.04.2011 21:22
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              Won't be to everyone's taste, but I'm in lust!

              As mentioned several times in previous reviews, last year I took advantage of an offer Lush were running whereby they were offering seven sample sized bottles of their perfume range for £7. Curious to see what they had to offer, I bought them and if I'm honest on the whole I haven't been overly impressed. The latest one I am reviewing is Lust. Lust is described on the Lush website as 'a very heady perfume that is not for the shy and retiring.' A bad start really, as I think shy and retiring probably describes me and I'm not one for in your face scents. I am not sure which are the top, middle and base notes of this fragrance, but it contains Jasmine absolute, Ylang Ylang oil, Rose absolute, Vanilla absolute and Sandalwood oil which I think on paper sounds like quite a nice combination. I have mentioned my dislike of the Lush perfume bottles before, but really they are awful. All the fragrances from the Lush range (which is known as gorilla perfumes) are packaged in identical bottles. They are plain black with the name written on the front in white and are a rather masculine and quite frankly unattractive shape. Whilst I understand the theory of plain bottles to keep costs down and quality of ingredients up, but I do think a little more thought could have been put into these. Lush weren't kidding when they said that this is strong. When first applied to the skin it smells very strongly of jasmine and rose, but also has quite a sweetness to it, which is unmistakably the vanilla. It really is strong and too strong for my tastes. I normally like jasmine, but this one is so strong and the overall scent has a mildly medicinal tone to it. As the scent settled down on my skin I began to think I recognised it from somewhere. I racked my brains to work out what it smelled like and then it dawned on me...Flying Fox shower gel! Flying Fox is a shower gel I tried quite some time ago and it's one that has a very unique and distinctive scent. I feel that Lust is very, very similar to Flying Fox, but Lust seems to have a bit of a sharper tone to it. As Lust settles onto the skin, it does mellow a bit and I think once the initial strong scent has gone, it's actually quite a nice fragrance. It takes on a sort of honey/vanilla type scent, but the jasmine remains to the end and gives it a warm, exotic tone. It's not overly floral and smells very feminine and actually quite sensual. My personal feeling is that this is a scent that grows on you. I didn't immediately fall in love (or should that be lust?) with it, but now I actually quite enjoy wearing it. I do imagine it won't be to everyone's taste, just as I know the Flying Fox gel isn't, but if you're looking for something unique this definitely fit's the bill. Due to the strength of the fragrance, I feel it is more suited to evening wear, as I prefer to wear something lighter during the day. Once applied it really does last well and the scent stays strong for several hours. Lust is available in three different sizes as well as in the form of a solid perfume. Prices are as follows and the scent can be purchased from the Lush website, www.lush.co.uk 2g sample vial - £2 10g atomiser - £9 27g bottle - £20 Overall, I think this is one of the better scents. Once it's first applied to the skin it's rather strong and overpowering, but if you give it 5-10 minutes to settle down on the skin, it actually turns into a rather warm, sensual scent and is really rather quite nice. One of my favourite Lush fragrances so far...and gets four stars from me!

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                31.01.2011 12:45
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                Heady, sexy scent - wear when you're on the pull or in a strop!

                For those who've been shopping with Lush for a few years, some time ago, you may have panicked as I did when hearing 'Flying Fox' temple balm was being taken off the shelves. For the unfamiliar, Flying Fox is a sexy Lush jasmine and honey fragranced shower gel. Lush created it specifically to help calm PMT - but it turns out that men love it just as much apparently... although we won't go into that here. The temple balm version was akin to a solid perfume but was meant to be rubbed on pulse points whenever you felt a bit stroppy! 'Poor Mr. Mc!' I cried, 'it's the only thing that stops me killing him some months!' So imagine my delight (and Mr. Mc's relief) when the staff told me not to worry, Flying Fox temple balm was being ever so slightly tweaked and reborn as Lust perfume. I waited patiently and a few months later, Lust appeared in the same tough, black plastic push-up tubes as the other solid perfumes. The tube looks small, 6 cm high and 8cm in circumference, just like the others in the range. It's very plain packaging - it simply has 'Lust Solid Perfume' written on it in white writing, and that's all. I'm going over old ground here: I always point out in my Lush reviews that the packaging isn't up to much, and it's true, but Lush's little black plastic tubes are both recycled and recyclable - so don't base your decisions on the packaging! Take one for team mother earth and ignore the toughness of the plastic. Those of you who haven't shopped at Lush before, you have to learn to look past the packaging and look to the product to make your judgement. The great news for all us die-hard Lushies is that they haven't actually played with the scent that much; it still smells very much like Flying Fox and would layer up beautifully with your shower gel. The not-so-great news for the uninitiated is that Lust is a very strong fragrance that takes some getting used to. The Lust fragrance is described a 'dirty jasmine' - meaning strong and heady. The main fragrances are: masses of jasmine followed by much lesser quanties of rose, ylang ylang, sandalwood and a tiny bit of vanilla. It can overpower the wearer at first. In fact, I was once told after applying it that I smelt like a friend's potpourri(!) 'but in a good way - I really like my potpourri!' he added. I would also like to add a very important note here: the fragrance still works wonders on PMT and general strops! I advise you to apply Lust, then wander about a bit and wait 30 minutes before you smell it and judge whether to buy or not. The scent calms down after about 30 minutes on the skin and settles into a beautiful floral jasmine with just a touch of rose, that although still strong, is much less 'in your face' than you think it will be on applying. The vanilla smell is almost none existant - there is no sweetness whatsoever to this perfume, it's thick, strongly floral and heady. If you don't like a strong perfume, you're not going to like Lust. It's not heavy and 'masculine' sandalwood-based like say 'Opium' (Dior) or anything similar; it's still very feminine and floral, but make no mistake, people will notice you're wearing it. I often find that too much jasmine or sandalwood will bring on a migraine (I can't use Lush's 'Sex Bomb' bath ballistic for this reason), but I'm quite safe with this perfume. In part, I think that's due to lesser quantities of perfume being used. I've mentioned in another review that Lush charge less for their solid perfumes than their liquid ones not just because of size, but also because they put less of the perfume oils into the solids than the liquids. I think that makes the solid route a good way to ease yourself into Lust, rather than going for the full-on double the strength liquid hit. Having said that, the solid fragrance is still strong and will last somewhere in the region of 6-7 hours on your skin. Like all Lush solid perfumes, Lust is colour coded, which the big kid in me just loves. The perfume stick is bright red. When you apply it, you can see where you've been because of the red streaks! Make sure you rub in well - you don't want to face the world with a big red stripe down your neck (yes, I've done this too). The texture of Lust solid perfume is just right in my opinion, it glides on well and is easy to rub in without being overly greasy. Another advantage of Lust solid perfume is that it is one of Lush's least expensive ones at only £4.50 a tube; great value I think. These tubes will last and last despite their small size. As the texture is slightly firmer than some solid perfumes, Lust will last you longer - I go through a tube about every 2-3 months. What an absolute bargain: 2-3 months of perfume and change from a fiver! Like all solid perfumes, Lust is of course extremely portable and won't distroy the contents of your handbag/make-up bag if the top comes off - and that's really important to me; my handbag's like a black hole! It's one of the many reasons I'm such a fan of solid perfumes. Lust isn't for everyone, but if you're not afraid to wear a bold perfume, after about 30 minutes you'll be smelling extremely foxy! Who knows, you might even seduce someone!

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                  02.11.2010 22:13
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                  Lush have recently launched a few new perfumes from a range called Gorilla. I have been trying them all though not buying the full size bottles - just the little 2ml bottles which are like little tester bottles. Lust was one of the scents I purchased in the 2ml form. I loved the name and hoped it would be as alluring and as sexy as it sounded. Lust is available in 4 different forms - bottle (£20), atomiser (£9), solid perfume (£4.50) and a 2ml sampler (£1). I purchased the 2ml sampler as Lush perfumes can be a bit funny on me, I have had the odd one or two smell like cat wee or curry powder so I didn't want to waste my money on something I was never going to use again if it didn't smell great. The 2ml bottle is very cute. It is tiny and fits nicely into your handbag so you can carry it about. It is made of glass and has a little black rubber stopper in the top. There is a black label wrapped around it which has the name of the perfume in the tradtional Lush font. I have never managed to find a perfume that truly captures the scent of orage blossom and smell truly like orange so I was excited to get hold of this particular perfume. I was also surprised to see that this is a unisex perfume so it is suitable for both men and women. Lust perfume is made up of scent notes which include: Jasmine, ylang ylang, rose, vanilla, sandalwood. The perfume makes use of jasmine as a sexy fragrance, one which is alluring and tempting to the opposite sex. It is supposed to be a powerful scent. When I first sniffed my bottle of Lust I was greeted with a very strong jasmine scent. It was exactly the same scent as Flying Fox shower gel from Lush. Very strong and it made my nose sting a little bit. I have always liked the Flying Fox scent so was quite pleased with Lust and proceeded to put it on my wrist. Once on my wrist the only thing I could smell was the jasmine; any other scent that is in Lust was completely overpowered and may as well not have even been there. It is supposed to turn into a more subtle and floral scent but this was definately not the case with me. The scent is very strong and the scent strangely seems to get stronger for the first two hours of wear. I had it on for 3-4 hours and it gave me one of the worst headaches ever. I had to go to the nearest toilet and wash it off though even doing this couldn't get the scent off completely, it was still there subtly. It is quite a dark scent and it makes me think it would be better in the winter than in summer. Seeing as the scent became stronger and stronger as I wore it I believe it would have a good staying power - plus scrubbing it off couldn't completely diminish it either! Sadly the jasmine in this perfume is just much too much and far too overpowering. It gives me a headache and I cannot take it anywhere near me. Definately one to try before you buy.

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                  01.11.2010 23:07
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                  Powerful jasmine perfume from Lush

                  Lush have recently introduced a new range of perfumes, Gorilla Perfumes, which even have their own website. The range includes the longstanding Lush perfumes Karma and Vanillary, a couple of perfumes which were originally part of the Retro range, reincarnations of perfumes from B Never Too Busy to be Beautiful (Lush's now-defunct sister cosmetics company) and some brand new scents, of which Lust is one. I received Lust in the form of a sample, when I ordered the special promotional set of 7 sample perfumes for £7 from the Lush site. Sadly prices have now increased. Like the other perfumes in the range, Lust comes in four forms: Atomiser: 27g of perfume in a black atomiser bottle, for £20.00 Spritzer: 9g of perfume in a long thin spritzer bottle, for £9.00 Solid: 12g of product in a black solid perfume container, for £4.50 Sample: small 2g vial for £2.00 As far as I can work out, the perfume is available on both the Lush website and the new Gorilla Perfume website, but the sample size only seems to be available on the Gorilla Perfume site. This is what Lush say about the fragrance: "Unashamedly carnal jasmine. Wear it if you want to get lucky. Mark is particularly fond of working with jasmine absolute and he's gone all the way. The indolic character of the white flower is in full bloom, accented by rich florals and a soft, woody base" Lust is basically a jasmine fragrance, although it has been tempered with ylang ylang, rose, vanilla and sandalwood. Basically it smells just like Flying Fox shower gel and the Godiva shampoo bar. There's nothing particularly subtle or multi-layered about this scent - it's basically just a strong jasmine fragrance! The smell of jasmine was never a particular favourite of mine, until I tried the Flying Fox temple balm, which is supposed to be good at improving the mood. I do suffer from mood swings especially at the time of my period and I found this temple balm to be absolutely fantastic at calming me down and helping me feel better. Once I realised this I started to like the scent for its own sake. It's a very heady, deep and sensual fragrance which I really enjoy wearing and I feel more attractive when I have it on, which is an odd feeling to get from a perfume I suppose! I must say that I haven't tested its supposed powers of attraction yet though! This perfume is very reasonably priced compared to others like it and I can definitely see myself buying a spritzer or even an atomiser for those PMS days! Lush have this to say about the concentration of their perfume: "Our Gorilla Perfumes are made from some of the finest perfumery materials in the world and we don't use any unnecessary packaging. The concentrations of our different perfumes are excellent value: Solid perfume sticks are 10% perfume in our low-odour Ultrabalm base. Spritzers are 15% perfume in alcohol. Atomisers are 20% perfume in alcohol. When you compare those with the usual concentrations out there: Colognes are usually 4% perfume in ethanol. Eau de toilette, usually 10-12%. Eau de parfum, usually 12-20%. Pure perfume, usually 20-40%"

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                    A great new perfume - highly recommended! :)

                    Lust new fragrance I got this fragrance when the lush shop near me was having some sort of offer on the new fragrances (which had not yet then been fully released) and I got the tuca tuca scent which I have already reviewed and I also got this one. I couldn't really smell what it was actually like in the store due to the vast range of other wonderful scents, but they were only £1 each so I thought why not. And come to think of it I don't know why I didn't buy more! *About the perfume* I bought the trial size version which they had, which was 2ml. Also the vial that it came in is not like other normal mini perfume vials/bottles, as instead of having just a hole at the top, in which it can spill and go everywhere, it has a stopper and a small hole in the middle making application of the perfume a lot easier and the risk of spilling it everywhere is almost nill - which is good if your clumsy like me! *Ingredients* DRF Alcohol, Perfume, Jasmine Absolute, Ylang Ylang Oil, Rose Absolute, Vanilla Absolute, Sandalwood Oil. The only ingredients that are not natural are the DRF alcohol and perfume, but the rest of the ingredients are natural. *My opinions about the fragrance* I think it again is very unique like the tuca tuca fragrance and the other scents at lush. So if you want a perfume that is not like all of the others on the market or if you want a fragrance that is not generic, then this is for you! It is really sweet and it smells really very floral which I like but if you don't like floral scents then this is not for you. It is sweet, fresh, floral and it also has a hint of musk. I have been using this for about a week and I have found that you really don't need a lot of the perfume as it is quite strong but I like that it means that you get a lot of scent out of a small amount of perfume. It also lasts quite a while on my skin/clothing. *Prices* I bought the trial one for £1 but I don't think they do this anymore. But you can buy the fragrance in a handbag size spray, larger normal size spray bottle and a solid perfume 'stick'. 9g Spritzer (handbag size) = £9 27g Atomizer spray bottle = £20 12g solid perfume = £4.50 Conclusions Good points *Sweet, floral, fresh, summery fragrance *Various bottle size available and solid perfume available *Unique scent - not generic *Lush! *Mostly composed of natural ingredients *Stays most of the day on my skin *Quite strong - but I like that *Affordable *Available online or instore Bad points *Others may find it too strong/overpowering, but I don't. Thank you for reading my review

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