Lush Lovin’

My Mum and I have recently been on the hunt for soaps free of palm oil because of the damage that harvesting it does to habitats of animals, orangutans in particular. The other day I suddenly thought of Lush as they advertise themselves as a cruelty free brand and so I did a bit of research and voila, no palm oil in their soaps! Here are the three we bought:

Honey I Washed The Kids

Lush describes this soap as ‘a caramel-scented soap that lifts your mood and soothes and softens skin. Gentle enough to wash young skins, it’s like washing with crème brûlée in solid form. This soap contains mood-brightening sweet wild orange and bergamot oils as well as the soothing properties of honey and aloe vera gel.’

So far I’ve only smelt this one but I would agree with their description. It has a very sweet, caramel-puddingy smell and I love it. It smells and looks good enough to eat!

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Serendipity

Lush’s description is ‘Don’t leave sweet dreams to chance, try this skin-soothing French lavender and chamomile lullaby for the sweetest golden slumbers. When bedtime approaches, turn to a trusted blend of relaxing herbs and reach for Serendipity.’

Personally I love the smell of lavender, I find it so calming and soothing. It reminds me a bit of when I was younger because we used to have it in our front garden and you could smell it when playing on the road outside our house with friends.

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Bohemian

Lush’s description is ‘One of your favourites (and ours), this is a solid soap with a light citrus scent. A simple but powerful blend of lemon oil and glycerine, with a palm-free soap base. Bohemian is gently cleansing, perfect for adding a little lift to your day. We put lemon oil in here to act as a pick-me-up, refreshing your mind and mood.’

I’m not actually a fan of citrus smells (my Mum chose this one) but it smells very lemony, not really a light citrus scent… It’s all I can smell. If you do like citrus this one is definitely for you, I think it’s the most citrusy soap that Lush make.

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I hope you enjoyed this post, I’m a massive fan of Lush and I think what they stand for is also really important not to mention their incredible products.

Love, Alice x

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