Lush Butter Bear Review

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Lush is renowned for their wide variety of bath products and are often hyped about by other bloggers. Until recently, I'd never tried anything by them, but I received the Festive Friends set for Christmas and was eager to use everything. I decided to choose the Butter Bear first, as I had heard a lot of great things about it and wanted something relaxing and soothing. I really enjoyed using this product, so I decided to share my opinion with you!

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The Butter Bear Bath Ballistic is the Christmas version of the Butterball Ballistic, which is found in Lush all year round. It is a unique bath bomb, in a sense that it doesn't contain any glitter, colours or intense aromas, unlike many others from the festive range. Instead, it is made with cocoa butter, making it soothing and beneficial for the skin. One of the main features is that it includes all natural ingredients and safe synthetics, explaining why it isn't coloured or has a distinctive smell. This also means that it is appropriate for people with sensitive skin and eczema, as it isn't harsh and soothes rather than irritates.

There are two main ingredients, which are cocoa butter and ylang ylang oil. The cocoa butter is responsible for softening the skin and eliminating feelings of sensitivity, dryness and irritation. The ylang ylang oil, however, is often used in aromatherapy to treat stress and depression. It does this by relaxing the nervous system, relieving your body of anger, panic and fear. If you struggle with any of these then I would highly recommend trying out this product.

Once the bath bomb was immersed into the water, it rapidly started fizzing and instantly released its soothing vanilla scent. Although it didn't take long to dissolve, it left a layer of foamy bubbles. I also noticed that tiny beads of cocoa butter were floating on the surface of the water, which are added to moisturise the skin.

When trialling this bath bomb, I could feel the effects of the cocoa butter on my skin straight away, leaving it softer and feeling better. The absence of a bright colour or glitter like in other Lush bath bombs didn't bother me, as the cloudy water added to the relaxing atmosphere that the Butter Bear had created. The light scent of vanilla alongside the bubbles made me feel at ease and really enjoy using this product.

Overall, I think this is a great product that is beneficial for so many people and targets many different things. From dry skin to stress and eczema to fear, this bath bomb has something to offer for everyone. Alongside its soothing qualities and gorgeous smell, this product will help you to unwind and feel calm.

Thank you for reading this post, I really hope you liked it. I have some other Lush products that I can review, so make sure you let me know down in the comments if you'd like to see them. I hope you have a nice day and I'll see you in my next post on Sunday!

Love from Daisy x

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