A few weeks ago I bought some new skincare from Lush and it’s all been pretty well used so here are some speed reviews of the products!
My first purchase was Angels on Bare skin. I tried this stuff years ago when it was sold in a roll and when Lush stores were hard to come by and I hated it. It was difficult to use, stung a bit and was just generally a pain in the butt.
To be fair, Angels on Bare Skin never pretended to be easy to use. A thick paste consisting mainly of crushed almonds, these days it comes in a black tub so you don’t have to balance some baking paper on your sink.
Here’s the thing – I hated it back then and I still can’t stand it now. I know it’s a classic, I know it must do well for people to keep using it but I find it time consuming, it definitely doesn’t remove my make up. It also leaves my dry spots feeling quite dry although it doesn’t irritate my skin – nevertheless it doesn’t feel hydrated afterwards.
And I really can’t stand there first thing in the morning, mixing crushed almonds with water, I just can’t. As an occasional scrub, it’s ok.
Verdict: I’ll try it again in 5 years.
This is my lovely friend, The Muse with her tutorial on how to use this:
Ground Almonds (Prunus dulcis), Glycerine, Kaolin, Water (Aqua), Lavender Oil (Lavandula angustifolia), Rose Absolute (Rosa damascena), Chamomile Blue Oil (Matricaria chamomilla), Tagetes Oil (Tagetes minuta), Benzoin Resinoid (Styrax tonkinensis pierre), Lavender Flowers (Lavandula angustifolia), *Limonene, *Linalool