This morning I awoke to the sound of my doorbell ringing. I ran to the front door and saw the postman outside, which I knew meant my LUSH UK order had arrived! I placed an order for standard delivery from the UK last Wednesday and it arrived 4 business days later! How awesome is that?
You might be wondering why I would order LUSH all the way from the UK when we have our own LUSH cosmetics in North America. There were a few reasons I did this:
1. LUSH UK has much cheaper prices than LUSH NA on most products. This factors in after the conversion of pounds to dollars. For example, this package cost me $52 and some change after shipping. To get the exact same package from LUSH NA would have cost me $74.83 after shipping. The savings vary, and some things are much cheaper to buy in the the UK, namely anything that comes in a black pot or shower gel bottle. Soaps/ballistics/bubble bars have less of a savings.
3. LUSH UK had released their seasonal Valentines Day products long before LUSH NA and I wanted to get in on that action! However, LUSH NA did just release their V-day products yesterday, available here.
I got: 2x 100ml Narcotic shower gel, 2x magic mushroom bubble bar, 2x three gold ring bubble bar, 3x I should coco soap, 2x sweetheart soap, 1x celebrate lip tint
|I should coco soap -- retro item|
|Narcotic shower gel, 100ml -- retro item|
Narcotic shower gel is a retro item that is deep blue in colour. It smells like tea tree, very medicinal and herbal. It is not my favourite scent, but tea tree works wonders for acne, and this shower gel is made to combat body acne! And although I would love to pretend I am unaffected by body acne, I sweat a lot at the gym and it definitely affects my back in a negative way :( So I decided to try this. I got two 100ml bottles, one for me and one for my friend. They were insanely cheap by LUSH standards at a mere £1.78 each. I will report back on how well it actually works !
|Sweetheart Soap -- 2012 Limited Edition Valentines Day soap|
|Celebrate lip tint - Christmas 2011 Limited Edition|
The magic mushroom bubble bar is a fan favourite from last years limited edition V-day releases. I am not a bath-taker, just a shower girl, so these are gifts for others. However, if you ever feel like trying a LUSH bubble bar and do not want to take a bath, you can enjoy it in the shower too! Just break off a small piece of the bubble bar and smoosh it into your shower puff! It'll lather up tons of amazing smelling bubbles and you can wash up with it. I do this from time to time. One bubble bar could last you 10 showers, I'd say! The magic mushroom is so cute. It smells of strawberries and vanilla, making it a winner in my heart. These are on sale in the UK for £2.45 each, or $5.95 if you buy it from LUSH NA.
|Three gold rings bubble bar - Christmas 2011 Limited Edition|
So that concludes my LUSH post of the day! Do you think you'll be placing a UK LUSH order soon? With fast shipping and much cheaper prices, it's a win-win!