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      18.05.2013 10:12
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      great as a gift or a special treat

      I first found out about lush when I was bought some as a present at Christmas. I had seen the shops before but always found their products so expensive that I could never afford to spend that much money on myself although I have to admit the products and shops do smell good enough to eat!!

      When I got a hamper of their products this soap was in amongst all the other things. It didn't look like anything too exciting when I first saw it but I couldn't have been more wrong!

      The smell is the most striking thing about the product its gorgeous it's a very sweet smell and it fills the whole room. I leave the soap out on the side of the bath and you can definitely smell it when you walk into the room.

      The soap is a good size I'm not sure how much it was as I didn't buy it myself. It was in a 100g block so it has lasted me ages! The soap is not in the normal shape you would expect it is like a block that has been cut at an angle, each piece of the soap will be different and look different, i quite liked this fact it makes the present even more special.

      I used it for the first time in the shower. I rubbed the soap all over my body and it lathered up really well and the smell became stronger as this happened. You dont really need much of the soap to get a good lather going it seems to only use a little bit each time.

      The soap leaves my skin lovely and soft and smells nice for ages after using it. I have sensitive skin and did worry that it might be affected by this but it wasn't it has actually improved my dry skin.

      I would definitely recommend this soap to anyone who likes smelling fresh and clean and having lovely soft skin.

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      05.03.2012 12:51
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      A must for those who like the fruiter side of life

      If you're a little bit fruity this is the soap for you! Crammed full of fruitiness and delicious oils!

      My reason for picking the Miranda Soap was due to the name, my sister is called Miranda and it's not the most common name, so I decided to treat her to some for her birthday, but got an extra piece to try myself. Lush have this soap after Carmen Miranda due to the fruit hat she wore.

      The soap is priced at £3.25 per 100g. It is a lime green colour which I believe is probably due to the kiwi fruit. Depending on your piece you may also find bits of fruit inside the soap; mine just had a small piece of banana. These fruits have been reshaped into random pieces and are dotted through the soap, these are real fruit and each block includes 2 Bananas, 2 Oranges and 6 Cherries. I was a little disappointed mine was distinctively lacking in fruit but the soap itself really made up for it.

      The soap is literally crammed with essential oils and fruit which include:-
      Rapeseed Oil
      Coconut Oil
      Fresh Kiwi Fruit
      Ylang Ylang Oil
      Juniperberry Oil
      Bergamot Oil

      This combination of ingredients makes the soap smell good enough to eat and the fragrance reminds me of those childhood sweets - Refreshers! The soap is a delicate smell which is strong enough to stay on your skin after using, but isn't as strong as other lush soaps. I do love how it stays on your skin though and you still be smelling it 3-4 hours afterwards!

      The soap doesn't lather up a lot but does still clean. I was hoping for more lather but you can't have everything! It leaves skin feeling soft and moisturised. I use half my soap for my hands and use the other half in the shower generally and it is ideal for both! It lasts a long time and doesn't break up when it gets thin! I will defiantly be buying this again!

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      15.03.2011 21:56

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      Get it now!

      A permanent Lush soap, this is an amazingly fruity and fresh soap, and one you have to try.

      Price - £3.10
      Weight - 100g
      Vegan - Yes

      I had never really bothered to try this soap when I went in to Lush. One day a very good work colleague of mine brought me a chunk. The reason being it was named after the TV comedy show on BBC Miranda, the show we always share a good laugh about. Now the scent of this soap is one of favourites.

      The fragrance - The smell of this soap is very fruity and one of the stronger scented soaps in the range. There's also a slight sweet smell to it, but over all it's a very refreshing scent and will bring a smile to anyones face.

      The experience - I had such a nice shower with this soap, I now even have a chunk to wash my hands with after the toilet, and the lovely fragrance stays on my hands for ages. It's a rather creamy soap and lathers really easy. As with most lush soaps when using it in the shower it soon disappears which is a shame, however after the shower I felt so refreshed and happy, ready to start the day.

      Over all it's a great buy to add to your bathroom collection of treats, bergamot oil in the soap which is said to be good for some skin conditions. There is also a tonne of other good stuff in the soap to help brighten and refresh dull looking skin.

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      10.03.2011 16:14
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      A gorgeous, fruity soap

      Yes this is another review of a Lush soap! Honestly lumps of lush soaps are stuck all around my bath and shower, ready for use! So I got this soap, the 'Miranda' soap, a while back from a family member, fell in love with it and recently purchased another one. It is very difficult to pick my favourite Lush soap, but this one is certainly on the top of my list of favourites.

      I really do like the smell of the soap. It smells really fruity and fresh, which is something that is I really like.

      "We make Miranda with kiwi fruits because they are full to bursting with vitamin C and gently astringent on your skin." (Lush website)

      After reading online, what exactly is in this soap, it looks like the main ingredient is fresh Kiwi fruit. And I have to say that when smelling the soap, I knew the scent was familiar, but couldn't place it. One thing that I am glad of, is that it doesn't have a really strong Kiwi smell to it. Mainly because I don't really like the smell of Kiwi, because of the slightly, what I think is, sour scent. The freshness if this soap is really what made me fall in love with it. The clean, but yet fruity scent is utterly, sensational ( the only word that is of the standards to describe this soap really!) The scent of this soap for some reason reminds me of summer, probably because of the fresh and fruity scent.

      This soap, like many of the other Lush soap, lather brilliantly, in fact out of all the Lush soaps that I have tried I would say that this is the best. The texture of Miranda, is creamy and when water touches it, it becomes soft and smooth. I really can feel this soap moisturising my skin which I am using it and because it is so nice and creamy, it is not harsh at all on my skin. I did read somewhere online, I think it may have been another review, that someone found this soap exfoliating, because of the Kiwi seeds within the soap. I myself did not find many of these seeds, but when I did, it wasn't rough against my skin. There was however, and I use the technical term, 'bits' in this soap. I am only guessing here, but they might be from the Kiwi. But as I say the 'bits' are not harsh on skin at all and the only way you actually feel them, is if you use the soap directly onto your skin(which I don't do). Over all using this soap on my skin, felt like I was giving my skin a well earned treat! It really is luxurious and rich in it's texture.

      The colour of the Lush soap that I actually got was a light green, but the colour on the Lush website and also in the leaflet, was a mixture of green, amber and orange. But the sole colour of the Mirada soap that I got was a light, green. But I wasn't at all bothered by the colour, of the soap, because I really do like the colour. The colour is a pastel green, which reminds me of the Barry M, mint green nail polish.

      I paid (I think) £3.00 for this soap. Which is the usually price for a standard Lush soap. I am actually going to my local Lush to buy this soap for a friend who's birthday is coming up soon. I think she will really like this one, just as much as I do. I would defiantly purchase this Lush soap again and again, because it is one of those products that you really cant go wrong with!

      Probably the most enjoyable thing about this soap is the uniqueness of the ingredients. I mean before I used this soap I had never really heard of having a soap that contain Kiwi. But I suppose that is Lush, with their adventures and creative products. I just think that is a bit more special that the ordinary soap that smells of fruit like oranges or strawberries. Not that anything it wrong with those fruits, but sometimes I do get a little bored of the same scents. But this product is different.

      I highly recommended this product to anyone looking for a gorgeous Lush soap, and that is why I am awarding it 5 dooyoo stars!

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        21.02.2011 15:44
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        Another great soap from Lush

        I relly like Lush products and I will try almost anything from there. I am normally swayed by the smell of their products rather than the looks. This is one of the more attractive soaps in Lush, It is a creamy white colour with big chunks of clear pink, orange and green throughout. As I have said in my other reviews for Lush soaps it comes in a big bar and they cut of a small or big piece for you depending on how much you want! it costs £3.10 for 100g.

        Lush state on their website that they make Miranda with kiwi fruits because they are full to bursting with vitamin C and gently astringent on your skin. We add bergamot oil, which is said to be good for some skin conditions, because it smells of oranges. There's toning ylang ylang and juniper berry oil to brighten up congested skin.

        The ingredients are listed as:
        Water (Aqua), Propylene Glycol, Rapeseed Oil; Coconut Oil (Brassica napus; Cocos nucifera), Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Stearate, Perfume, Fresh Kiwi Fruit (Actinidia chinensis), Ylang Ylang Oil (Cananga odorata), Myrrh Resinoid (Commiphora myrrha), Juniperberry Oil (Juniperus communis), Bergamot Oil (Citrus Aurantium bergamia), Glycerine, Sodium Chloride, Gardenia Extract (Gardenia jasminoides), Titanium Dioxide, EDTA, Tetrasodium Etidronate, *Limonene, *Linalool, Colour 18050, Colour 42045.

        The first thing you notice about this soap is the smell. It is very fruity. It reminds me of citrus fruits with a subtle hint of kiwi fruit. You use this soap in the same way as others. It makes a really good lather, I find that Lush soaps foam more than traditional soaps. It also rinses off very well.

        After using this soap I noticed that the smell lasted most of the day. It is a very strong smelling soap so you would need to avoid using anything that may clash with the fruity fragrance. This soap also left my skin soft and moisturised, I normally find soap drying but Lush soaps tend to be a lot gentler on the skin.

        I would recommend this to anyone who likes fresh fruity fragrances, this would be an excellent soap to use first thing in the morning as a wake up! I would give this 4 out of 5 mainly because it never lasts as long as normal soaps!

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        16.10.2010 13:10
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        A pleasant soap from Lush.

        Since I became an addict of the body cosmetic store Lush I'll try just about any of their products and I often buy things based on the recommendation of the sales assistants in the shop. On my latest visit to the store the 'Miranda' soap was revealed to me and given lots of praise by a very enthusiastic young woman who claimed it made her own bath-time an almost divine experience!

        Lush's soaps are sold in a unique way. A main giant chunk of soap is sliced up into individual and different sized pieces then wrapped in a waxy paper. So every bar is unique in terms of shape, size and design. This also means that if a soap has 'bits' and 'pieces' in it you can often end up with a piece of soap with hardly any bits in or one that is brimming with bits. This is kind of what happened with my chunk of Miranda. I ended up with a piece that was slightly off-balance.

        The Miranda is comprised of several parts. The main part of the soap is a waxy olive green colour and looks like it is a dried paste. This part is mixed with pieces of semi-opaque orange-red and yellow chunks - the kind of soap that melts very easily. In my piece of soap I got virtually none of these fruit slivers and I think it can greatly affect the way the soap smells and works, so you might want to be a bit selective with your choice of chunk if you intend to buy this.

        The ingredients of the Miranda are pretty special and Lush really pack this one with a lot of high quality ingedients. These include rapeseed oil and coconut oil which replace the use of Palm oil for environmental reasons. Juniperberry oil is also added. It has an antiseptic quality so it's great for healing and calming skin. It's especially great for oily and spotty skins. Ylang Ylang oil has a beautiful and heavy scent and an extract of Myrrh resin has astringent qualities. It helps soothe skin. Last of the notable ingredients is fresh Kiwi fruit which is added to the soap for it's high vitamin content, fruity scent and cleansing properties.

        The Miranda can smell differently according to which piece of the soap you target but overall the scent is very fruity and reminds me of that Um Bongo kids' juice drink you used to get or perhaps Starburst sweets. There is something slightly synthetic about the fruity fragrance. The green part of the soap has a milder more musky fragrance and almost has sour notes to it. The strikes of red and yellow have a much sharper, fruity and almost spicy aroma. It reminds me of cloves and oranges. Overall the scent is very nice and makes your mouth water. I wouldn't particularly say the fragrance is feminine and would recommend this to men too.

        I find the Miranda doesn't lather up that well unless you apply it to a sponge or shower poofer. I tried using the Miranda as a hand soap first but found that it annoyed me that I couldn't get any bubbles out of it. It lathers into a fine white substance that is more of a cream than it is bubbly. So then I started using it in my bath and found it was much more suitable. You do get a few bigger bubbles and a nice lather from rubbing the soap on your sponge.

        What I notice when using the soap is that the green part feels a bit gritty when you rub your fingers over it. It's a fine grit but noticable all the same. Apart from that the lather feels soft and it's nice to rub over the skin. I do feel with this soap that I need to scrub a bit harder to get clean though. The fruit smells are released more when the hot water and steam come into play. It has a refreshing effect on the body and mind.Whilst the soap does not leave my skin any softer than usual the fragrance lingers for a long time afterwards and makes me feel really fresh.

        I quite like the Miranda and I think I would like it even more had I gotten a piece with more of the orangey fruit stripes through it. I do think I'd buy this again but I'm not overwhelmed by it and I've had other soaps that I've enjoyed more. I'm loving the ingredients of this soap but scent-wise and in terms of texture I've bought brand own soaps for 50p that have achieved the same result.

        The soap costs £2.95 per 100g and you can buy in store or online.

        www.lush.co.uk

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          06.06.2010 16:53
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          Lush - Miranda Soap

          Yes its another Lush review - my third of the day in fact people are going to start thinking I have an addiction to soap! At least everyone will know Im clean LOL. There was literally only one reason I bought this soap and that was the name. Im a massive SATC fan and the name of this soap attracted me for that reason and that reason only - I hadnt read any reviews and I didnt even know what it smelt like so I was basing my buying decision on something very minor. I neednt have worried though because this is yet another great soap from Lush - not one of my favourites but one I would definately use again.

          A 100g bar of this soap will set you back around £2.65 from Lush stores and each bar is just a little bit different. As each 100g piece is cut of a really large bar everyone will end up with a slightly different shape and colour soap. The bar I own doesnt look anything like the picture that is with this review instead it is quite long and thin and red, yellow & green in colour - it reminds me of those Rowntrees Ice Lollies. I reckon as the colour are quite unisex this soap can be used by everyone - the men in my house have definately been using mine anyway - they leave the bathroom smelling of it LOL.

          This to me smells exactly how it looks - very tropical. The first thing that came to my mind when I used this was pineapple and kiwi so it is a really fruity, summery scent that lasts for hours on your skin. This is a very strong scent but I dont think Ive heard anyone describe it as too much so I dont think its overpwering in the slightest. It makes my bathroom smell gorgeous and it is a smell than anyone of any sex can enjoy because it is neither feminine or masculine - everyone in my family seems to enjoy using it so its great for the whole family. If you dont like tropical fragrances then maybe this isnt the right soap for you!

          This is great for just leaving in the soap dish because I guarantee your whole family will be using this within hours of it being there - they will even be stealing it to use in the shower! I dont usually use soaps in the shower because I dont feel like the clean my skin properly and they also tend to leave my skin feeling dry and tight afterwards but this one doesnt at all. My skin always feels dead soft and smooth after Ive used this and it smells fantastic for hours afterwards. I even recommend that people with sensitive skin use this because even though it is scented it wont irratate or annoy your skin at all just clean it whilst softening it and making sure it looks super smooth. I dont think that this has left skin as soft and moisturising my skin as some of the other soaps from Lush so Im going to knock of one star for that reason but I do fully recommend people give it a go because its a great family product.

          Thanks For Reading

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            04.06.2010 12:39
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            A great soap which cleanses the mind and the skin

            When it comes to Lush and like most Lush fanatics you tend to have your favourites, the ones you will never pick up again and those that are so-so are you don't mind them too much. Miranda is one of my favourites without a doubt, its fresh, fruity and creamy all rolled into one bar!

            The soap we know of today is called Miranda but it was originally called Carmen Miranda after the singer from the 70s who wore the headdress made of fruit. Lush however discontinued this marvellous soap for a while and it came back not just with a new name but a new formula too. It has fruity chunks stirred through its mix so everyone can get fruity! Miranda is quite a light green colour (almost white in some batches) and when cut it has coloured fruit pieces which are quite opaque.

            Miranda is probably the healthiest soaps you will use from Lush! It is packed full of kiwi fruit which are known for their vitamin C qualities and is gentle on the skin but toning at the same time. Kiwi's can be slightly sour to their taste and scent so to add sweetness Lush add in ylang ylang, juniper berry and bergamot to add the sweetness but with an added hint of spice. This creates a soap of many fragrances but all of which calm, cleanse and refresh the mind as well as the skin!

            This soap has many purposes. Should you have oily, spotty skin the kiwi will certainly help as it has natural astringent properties but even if you have normal/ dry skin the astringent properties work wonders as the juniper berry cleanse gently. One reason I love Miranda is that its scent is wonderfully uplifting which for me makes it a great morning soap as it gently wakes you up, easily refreshing you with its sweet scent.

            When using this soap I found that it lathers up easily and creates a thick white lather which is silky soft and feels great on the skin. I have quite dry and sensitive skin at times but this does nothing but sooth and cleanse which for me is perfect. Because it lathers up quite easily you don't need to keep rubbing it in your hands (or facecloth etc) so the soap actually lasts quite long, it also is not one of Lush's fast melting soaps.

            What Lush say:

            "We make Miranda with kiwi fruits because they are full to bursting with vitamin C and gently astringent on your skin. We add bergamot oil, which is said to be good for some skin conditions, because it smells of oranges. There's toning ylang ylang and juniper berry oil to brighten up congested skin. Even more fruity than Carmen Miranda's headpiece."
            Ingredients:

            Water (Aqua), Propylene Glycol, Rapeseed Oil; Coconut Oil (Brassica napus; Cocos nucifera), Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Stearate, Perfume, Fresh Kiwi Fruit (Actinidia chinensis), Ylang Ylang Oil (Cananga odorata), Myrrh Resinoid (Commiphora myrrha), Juniper Berry Oil (Juniperus communis), Bergamot Oil (Citrus Aurantium bergamia), Glycerine, Sodium Chloride, Gardenia Extract (Gardenia jasminoides), Titanium Dioxide, EDTA, Tetrasodium Editronate, *Limonene, *Linalool, Colour 18050, Colour 42045

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            £2.95 per 100g. It is available both online and in store.

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            09.03.2010 22:08
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            I can't justify buying a soap because its pretty (and not much else) so I won't be buying it again.

            My children adore Lush soaps and I'm rather partial to them too so on a recent shopping trip I decided to pick up a new soap to add to my collection, and with the children's tastes in mind, I opted for a chunk of Miranda because of its cheerful appearance and pleasant scent. It costs £2.95 for a 100g slice. As with all the soaps I buy from Lush, I chopped this into three pieces and popped one into the soap dish.

            Just as I suspected, the children loved the colours in the Miranda soap and did enjoy their bathtime with it, but I have also used it and hate to admit it but apart from the pretty appearance I can't find anything special in this soap. What seemed a light and sort of fruity scent in the shop now smells heavy and muddy and I also find my skin is VERY dry after use. I was disappointed as I'd had such high hopes for this soap.

            So I won't be buying it again. I can't justify spending money on a soap that looks pretty and does nothing else. Sure, the kids liked it, but they love ALL Lush soaps so they won't miss this one.

            I'll give it two stars for prettiness and the fact it seems fairly long lasting.

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            quirky to look at but not an astounding purchase

            *Yes, I have copied and pasted a lot of the first section of this review but this is only to give a background view as the two products came together, and others may not have read the other review!*

            I have recently re-discovered Lush, and I am so glad!! Unfortunately there isn't a shop in the town where I go to university, so I tend to buy products online - not ideal when packaging is £3.95, but the end result is definitely worth it :)

            However, buying online poses the problem that I have to rely on Lush to describe something they are trying to sell to me (I definitely sense a hint of bias here and there on the website!), or fellow dooyoo members to decide what to buy.

            I bought the Miranda soap along with Too Drunk (an emotibomb I have also reviewed). Ordered on a Friday evening, the products arrived Tuesday morning.

            The first thing I notcied about Miranda was the woody, sweet smell that it had. If you concentrate too hard on smelling it, I can see how it would get quite sickly and strong for some people.

            The block is fairly big which I was pleasantly surprised at. I paid £2.95 (plus postage and packaging) for 100g of soap, and this does sound very expensive. However, I imagine that it would last me a long time so it's probably worth it.

            One thing I didn't like was the awkward shape of Miranda. It doesn't really lather up well in your hands, and I think this is because the corners get stuck in your hands and ruin the 'flow' that soap normally has. I'm not sure if that makes much sense but it's just quite difficult to rub the soap over your body!

            The piece of soap I received is green with a small darker green area - this is kiwi fruit in my piece but I think the soaps can all vary, especially if you go into a shop and buy it.

            Overall, I have been pleased with my purchase. It smells clean and fresh, and this is fairly long-lasting on parts such as my hands that don't have clothes on them to rub it off. I have to say that I wouldn't buy this again as I prefer more girly smells such as strawberry, but I wasn't disappointed as the soap does what it claims to do - clean you and smell nice!

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            07.03.2009 20:56
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            Yummy yummy

            If you've never had Lush soap before then I'm going to warn you that this soap is not a 32p bar like you can get in the supermarket. It is pricey at £2.79 per 100g and if you go into the shop you're buying a bit cut from a block so it is unlikely to be £2.79 exactly). However, if that hasn't put you off, read on!

            This particular soap is a lovely all-rounder which is why I like it so much. It is mainly green with bits of red, orange and yellow. It reminds me of a loads of fruit pastilles and smells like them too!

            It contains a high amount of moisturising oils (rapeseed, sunflower and coconut) which is fantastic on your skin leaving it in nice condition. Very softening and moisturising. However, then you start to think about the goody oils packed into it- ylang ylang (good for toning), juniperberry (brightening and refreshing) and bergamot (good for stressed skin) oils which are so good for your skin and your mind when you sniff them all in. Lush then tip in thir secret ingredient by the bucketful- fresh kiwi juice which is really cleansing and full of vit C.

            The overall effect gives a gorgeous scent which smells strong even after having been stored for a long while. It is great for hands but equally great in the shower and the bath. Also because it doesn't have an extremely creamy texture like most Lush soaps, it is a little longer lasting than some others.

            As a small thing I particularly like Miranda because when you buy a piece in store it always seems very fresh. I don't know whether that is because of the high concentration of moisturising oils which retain the scents well or because it is really popular and sells a lot- or both. Just don't eat it!!!

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              03.03.2009 00:32
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              not recommended for dry/ sensetive skin

              I got to try this Miranda soap recently as I was given it in sample size and felt reluctant to buy it in the shop... Whilst it smelt nice, the description I read about it made me think that it wasn't for me. I've got dry and sensitive skin and usually go for moisturising soaps but have to apply a moisturiser after my shower as well.

              The girl in the Lush shop thought I might like to try this so she gave me a little block wrapped in some paper with a label of the soap and its name on it as a sample. You can currently get this soap from Lush shops and online for £2.79 for 100g.

              The soap smells very fruity and most of all of kiwi, which is a fresh and pleasant scent. My little block was just a pale green colour but you can get them covered in different fruit inspired colours throughout, it just depends where they've cut your slice from.

              Some of the ingredients used in this soap are: fresh kiwi fruit, rapeseed and sunflower oil, Ylang-ylang oil, juniper berry oil, bergamot oil and gardenia extract.

              When I tried this soap on my hands I could already feel that it wasn't very moisturising, so I decided that I wouldn't use this on the rest of my body as I just knew I'd have to apply loads of moisturiser afterwards and I just hate that tight, drying feeling my skin gets from these type of soaps.

              It didn't lather up very much either, which I think is a shame as I love lots of foam and bubbles. It was quite a sturdy soap so wouldn't melt very fast, which is good as some Lush soaps do tend to melt away quite quickly. The smell was nice and pleasant and did linger on my skin for quite some time. The only thing was that I had to apply a thick coat of hand cream after so therefore I wouldn't buy a full-sized version of this soap.

              I do think that this would be suitable for people with oily skin and definitely for those who love fruit scents. I just wouldn't recommend it to people like myself who suffer from dry and sensitive skin.

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                12.02.2009 19:33
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                A must have lush product.

                I received a good few Lush products over Christmas as gifts and slowly I have been getting round to using them, I have also decided that it is about time I started writing some reviews on them so I can muster up the money to replace the ones I liked.

                The Lush Miranda soap is a great soap and one I am very thankful to my best friend for giving me as a gift at Christmas.

                It has a base colour of very, very pale green but it is full of other bright and beautiful colours from the fruit shaped pieces of soap dotted throughout it.

                As well as being a great looking soap this soap has essential oils in it to help stressful skin conditions and it also apparently has ingredients that can help tone skin. On top of all that it smells simply gorgeous and it gives such a great thick creamy lather it is sheer luxury.

                If anyone remembers fruit salad chews then this is exactly what this soap smells of, it has a distinct smell of kiwi fruit before use but after use it has a real mixed fruit smell and it smells very sweet.

                Each piece of this soap will look different depending on where it is cut from the original block so choose carefully which piece you go for if you are buying in store because I did see pieces with hardly any colour to them.

                It left my skin feeling super soft and silky and I would definitely use it again as well as recommending it to others. It costs £2.85 for a 100g bar so it is priced on a par with most other Lush soaps.

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                  02.02.2009 18:50
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                  Highly recommend!

                  The Miranda soap from Lush is definitely one of their best. It is good in every way and I just cannot fault it.

                  I think the best and more unusual feature of this soap is the fresh kiwi fruit. I have never used a kiwi smelling soap before and this really does smell strongly of kiwi fruit. It is lovely. My body smelled really fruity afterwards and the smell lingered longer than many other products.

                  It is a pale coloured soap with chunks of bright reds and greens and oranges dotted throughout it. It is a little like tutti fruiti ice cream, only better because it smells better!

                  Because of the natural fruit in this soap, I found that my skin tingled quite a lot when I used it. This was not at all unpleasant and made my skin feel very clean and refreshed. It also has anti oxidant properties.

                  My skin tingled and felt soft but it was ever so slightly dry. However, I tend to get dry skin anyway. It was not tight or uncomfortable.

                  I really like this soap. It is so fruity and would be suitable for both men and women because it is fruity and not floral or feminine.

                  It is about £2.80 for 100 grams.

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                  15.01.2009 18:43
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                  A fantastic fruity organic moisturising soap for truly indulgent bathing!

                  I absolutely love this soap, the description on it about the forbidden fruit never tasted so good doesn't come close. I'm sure if this was under the forbidden tree, eve would've chosen Miranda instead of the fruit from the tree.
                  All of the fruit shapes you find in this particularly moisturising soap are 100% really fruit, from the kiwi to the bananas, and combined calming ylang ylang and skin soothing juniper, this makes it a particularly good soap for irritated, dry skin.
                  The refreshing smell, though not citirusy- more of a slighlty sweeter but definitely a tropical fruity melody will brighten up even the dullest of days.
                  As with all lush products, it's best to use this product at it's freshest, as lush produce do not contain any preservatives in their solids.
                  I have noticed however as the soap begins to age, it doesn't look as bright and the fruity smell isn't as strong. On the other hand, thanks to the moisturisng base (not sure what it is) it will still leave your skin lovely and soft.
                  As with all lush products- you by Miranda with the confidence that it hasn't in any way shape or form contributed in any way towards animal testing. It's all 100% organic aswell so it's also chemical free. Fantastic for sensitive skin!!!

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              • Product Details

                Fresh kiwi fruit, bergamont oil, ylang ylang and juniper oil combined to create a great soap for troubled skin / Vitamin C, stress aid for the skin, skin congestion relief with a spirit uplifter is what this translates into /