I have really gotten into LUSH lately. I got a few of their fresh face masks some time ago, but upon being super bored I ended up exploring their body section, which I had never done before, and that snowballed into what I picked up last week ( none of which happened to be body items 😂)
MINT JULIPS LIP SCRUB
First up, we have a classic! I’ve heard about the Bubblegum lip scrub so much I wasn’t even aware they had other flavors, but when I saw Mint Julips I knew I had to have it. I might get Popcorn next (because who can resist popcorn) but I love the heavy smell of mint chocolate chip, which is what this is.
No matter how often I wear chapstick, my lips always seem to find a way to flake, or be dry and overall not cute… especially when lipstick is involved. I’m hoping a lip scrub will alleviate the problem, if not have it go away, which is why this was on my radar in the first place.
I was expecting it to feel rougher like sugar, but it was unexpectedly soft and enjoyable to use overall. Also tastes good! I could see for this being great on the go since you can just lick off the excess. I haven’t tried this out consistently enough to see results, but so far I love this.
CATASTROPHE COSMETIC FRESH FACE MASK
As I mentioned earlier, I’ve tried two of LUSH’s fresh face masks: BB Seaweed & Oatifix. And this one is not only WAY easier to apply on the face, but it’s not that messy to take off either. In places where the mask was more clumped, made for a good massage to get off. The scent reminds me of something like blueberry clay and I can’t decide whether it’s good or bad honestly.
The results it gave were surprising ( and I’ve only used this once so far!). It completely eradicated the redness on one cheek and significantly diminished it on the other, leaving a very soft, matte finish. Usually after masks, my face feels clean and looks a bit flushed, healthy, glowy sort of deal.
Catastrophe Cosmetic seemed almost whitening, and there was a definite matte finish. This is meant for blemished skin, and I can see it giving great results for that skin type.
BOOM! TOOTHY TABS
When I saw that LUSH had toothpaste in the form of tabs, I had to try it. I thought these would be great for traveling too, which is another reason I wanted to get them. I got the flavor Boom! Which is an activated charcoal and chili blend, although on the website it markets a cola flavor. While you can smell the cola, and the taste has a hint of cola, I found I “tasted” more chili which you wouldn’t think you can taste but you can and it’s not great.
It doesn’t make your mouth feel as clean as you would using normal toothpaste, which is why I wouldn’t use them everyday. It could just be for this particular flavor of toothy tabs, with the activated charcoal. Toothpaste tabs in general will take some time to get used to, I think.
Charcoal is supposed to help whiten, so if you’re looking at whitening teeth, these are the ones to get. That’s definitely something I’m going to keep track of as I continue to use this.
A bit pricey for toothpaste, but if you don’t use it for traveling it would be good to use it twice a week to help whiten teeth. They also have a powder version (different flavors) that I convinced my friend to get!
CREME DE MENTHE MOUTHWASH TABS
One of their newer products, these are the perfect companion to the toothy tabs! Again, a tad pricey for what they are, though I have to admit, they are innovative. LUSH is very good at making new products in unconventional forms.
I love to use this after the toothy tabs, because this does make my mouth feel fresh and clean again. Creme de menthe in particular is very minty, so it helps with that. As an actual mouthwash, it hardly differs from others I’ve tried like Crest and Listerine, etc. Just the method of biting it and sipping water is different, so it’s not as easy / convenient.
Still, another good travel accessory—it’s a small package, and is perfect if you have limited access to water.
All in all, I really enjoyed what I got from LUSH!
What’s your favorite product from LUSH? Do you have any recommendations for what I should try next?