Kitty Blackadder

A Scottish blog about anxiety, minimalism and eyeshadow.

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Christmas Soap from Lush

Lush Christmas Soaps Reindeer Rock and Yog Nog

Please excuse the fact that one of those bars of soap has been used - I'm not generally in the habit of photographing these sorts of things once I've had them by the sink for a few days, and in fact, I hadn't planned to do a Lush Christmas haul/post this year since I'd 'just picked up a couple of soaps', but actually, after using Yog Nog a few times, I just knew I had to talk about it.

I decided this year not to go Christmas bath product daft as I only have a bath every couple of weeks, and I don't want to still be using snowmen in April, however, Lush did not bring back my beloved Ponche shower gel, and so I was a little unsure as to whether I'd still find some things to make me feel all fuzzy and festive.

I actually smelled Reindeer Rock first and was amazed at how fruity and yet how fresh it smelled. I feel like a lot of times, in winter, we get these cranberry scents, but a lot of them can be kinda heavy or almost, musty? This, however, is made from ligonberries, cyrpress oil and bergamot oil - so you get that intense berry rush that isn't weighed down and still smells overwhelmingly clean. This also worked well for me because Kenny can't do cinnamon smells - they make the poor little lamb feel sicky *rolls eyes*.

After asking for some Reindeer Rock to be cut for me, I made the dangerous mistake of, just sniffing some things while I wait, and I came across Yog Nog. This is now hands down my favourite Lush Christmas soap of all time! It's made with Soya Yoghurt which gives it such a rich, creamy lather and good moisturisation-ing  powers; which is kinda key at this time of year. Scent wise, to me it smells like a kind of winter spiced Butterscotch Angel Delight which I appreciate is probably a terrible description, but that is exactly what I get from it. Also, it smells so strongly that you get a waft of it every time you go into the bathroom, which is a nice bonus! (Also, Kenny isn't wild about this one, but I just love it soooo much I couldn't be without it!)

Have you tried out any Christmas soaps from Lush this year? What's your all time favourite?

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