Lovely New Things from Lush Fresh Cosmetics
I got my Lush Times in the mail yesterday and all the new stuff is inside! Over 20 New Items! This is the biggest release of products from Lush in a while! Yay! I've already placed an order from Lush UK for some of the products as they are already available! Dates for the US release still aren't set but as soon as I know I'll post! Lush has gone out of it's way to release some great items and I'm VERY excited about them!
They released three new moisturizers which I'm the most hyper about. I normally use two different moisturizers from Lush. I use Gorgeous almost everyday but in the Winter my skin craves a bit more moisture so I end up using Skins Shangri La as a night cream and also during the day. I've been using a combination of both now for about 5 years or more however I am definately switching up with the newest releases! I can't recall the last time Lush has released new moisturizers so I'm terribly excited about this!
The first one that caught my eye is Paradise Regained. This is the first anti-aging product I've seen from Lush. I've been searching for an anti-aging moisturizer for a while now but I had a hard time giving up my very beloved pot of Gorgeous to replace it with harsher ingredients so I'm very happy that Lush now has one! I placed an order for this so expect a review pretty soon!
If one wasn't enough Lush went ahead and indulged us in a second anti-aging moisturizer entitled Skin Nanny. Since I had a hard time deciding between the two I also ordered Skin Nanny. Skin Nanny actually sounds really, really good and maybe even better than Paradise Regained. It promise sun protection, skin hydration, contains omega 6 oils, Vitamin C, and a ton of other fresh ingredients including apple juice (I bet it smells awesome!) to make our face happy, healthy, and wrinkle free! Yay!
And finally another intriguing moisturizer which I didn't indulge in but was tempted by would be the new Vanishing Cream. This is for acne and oily skin! I was tempted to indulge in a pot for the Summer when my skin is feeling a bit oily but Summer is almost over so it wouldn't be a good idea to indulge in a pot as these products are fresh and expire after one year. Maybe next Summer!
The moisturizers definately have me dancing around in excitement and I can barely wait until my order ships out! If you're as excited as the Muse and can't wait for the US releases hop on over to Lush UK to buy them! Shipping is reasonable and works out to about what you'd pay for products stateside due to high shipping from Canada (Lush NA is located in Canada) to the US plus if you're a Lush addict you already know that Lush UK is a better quality product than what is offered within the US (of course that's an expert's opinion! Your Muse knows quality!).
Price Comparsion Chart:
Skin Nanny $46.95 USD
Paradise Regained $46.95 USD
Vanishing Cream $35.95 USD
Skin Nanny £25.00
Paradise Regained £29.38
Vanishing Cream £15.00
Ok on with the show....
Lush also released several new bath bombs one of which I've already told you about entitled White Wedding! Get this Gaiman Fans....Lush has a new bath bomb entitled...Stardust!!!!!!!! How awesome is that? We know how Neil loves his Lush (the Muse thinks he should take Lush baths with her and maybe scrub her back a bit too...just a suggestion..). The Muse got a bit wonky and ordered five. Sometimes a girl needs a bit of Jasmine, Tonka, Ylang, and Stardust to unwind after a long stressful day!
Other new bombs released are English Countryside and Vanilla Fountain. English Countryside sounds similar to Chelsea Gardens bath bomb and Vanilla Fountain is truly something new. It's supposedly a highly vanilla scented bomb! It's rare Lush does anything foody or sweet as the line leans towards more floral, herbal, earthy, and green but occasionally they do something awesome and I believe Vanilla Fountain has awesome written all over it!
Price Comparison Chart:
English Countryside $5.95 USD
White Wedding $5.95 USD
Vanilla Foundation $5.95 USD
Stardust $5.95 USD
English Countryside £2.95
White Wedding £2.75
Vanilla Foundation £2.75
Two new shower gels have been released as well which the Muse already owns. I've been holding off reviewing these shower gels because there was no way you could order them and it felt unfair to review a product you'd never be able to find. The new shower gels are entitled Yummy Yummy Yummy and Rub Rub Rub. I've had both since the start of June when I ordered them at a UK Forum Party. The UK does forum parties occasionally that allow you to order forum exclusive goodies which is how I got mine. You can see my haul from that party by clicking here. Now that both are available for purchase I'll be reviewing them for you today and tomorrow!
Price Comparison Chart:
Yummy Yummy Yummy $25.95 USD (Largest Size Available)
Rub Rub Rub $25.95 USD (Largest Size Available)
Yummy Yummy Yummy£9.95
Rub Rub Rub £9.95
For as far back as I can remember Lush addicts have always complained about one thing, the lack of bath bombs for the shower! People have ranted and raved how unjust and unfair it is that without a bath tub they couldn't experience the joys of a bath bomb! Lush has heard the cries of fans everywhere and has released four new bath bombs for your shower! If you happen to live in a location that sports a shower only without a tub you'll be overjoyed! These little fizzies are place on the floor of your shower and release a beautiful scent when the water from your shower head hits them! Fun right? These are tinier in size than your normal bath bomb and cheaper to by the way! And yes they do go right down the drain but who cares the novelty alone thrills the Muse...she did so indulge in grabbing a few for her very own!
The new bombs are entitled Emotibombs and are around £1.95 each. I'm unsure of prices within the US as of yet but I estimate about $2.50-$3.50 USD.
Ahhh soap! I love me some Lush soap! Four new soaps are available for your showering (or bathing) pleasure, one of which I've already told you about entitled The Godmother!
The others are B Electro Soap (this has been around a good month or so now), Porridge Soap, and Spice Curls. Spice Curls seems to be in a similar vein as Karma but don't quote me on that! Porridge Soap is a scrub soap used for exfoliating those rough elbows and knees where as the other three soaps are just an indulgence of yummie fragrances for all!
I already own B Electro Soap and The Godmother and both are wonderful! I'm doubtful I'll indulge in Porridge Soap or Spice Curls though.
Price Comparison Chart:
Prices are based on a 1/4 lb (100g) slice of soap if you ask for a larger slice you'll be charged accordingly.
B Electro Soap $7.95 USD
The Godmother $6.75 USD
Spice Curls $6.95 USD
Porridge Soap $6.75 USD
B Electro Soap £3.50
The Godmother £2.50
Spice Curls £2.75
Porridge Soap £2.50
Finally the last release are Toner Tabs which I'm very excited about trying out! These are little fizzy bombs that you can drop in a pot of warm steaming water, place a towel over your head, and give yourself a little mini facial! Cool right? The tabs come in three formulas one of which is entitled Tea Tree Tab which is for toning troubled, traumatized skin! Yips! We all need a little of that love sometime right? The other too are vitamin enriched tabs for toning the face! I have these already but haven't had a chance to try 'em! Review to come soon! I'm expecting sincerely great things from them! After use it's suggested that using the liquid after your steam by dipping in a wash cloth and smoothing on!
Price Comparison Chart:
T Tree $1.95 USD
Vitamin E $1.95 USD
Vitamin C $1.95
T Tree £0.75
Vitamin E £0.75
Vitamin C £0.75
Phew that was a long post wasn't it? The Muse can't help it she loves Lush!
All in all a really, really exciting release from Lush Fresh Cosmetics. As I mentioned I already have a few of these items and I'll be bringing you reviews soon! And when I get my UK order I'll be reviewing the moisturizers, bath bombs, etc...that I ordered!
Have you tried any of the new Lush?
Wanting any of the new items for yourself?
Simply Love Lush?
Tell the Muse!
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All releases are currently available for your purchasing pleasure from Lush UK which ships worldwide. Lush NA has released a few of the items and will add more soon I imagine! I'll keep you posted! Other countries I'm unsure! Check with your local Lush store or local Lush website in order to find out when these are items are released or if they are already available!