"I'm Not Ready to Make Nice"

Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics

I must be in a mood. I have been sitting here saying “Lushhhhh, Lusssssshhhhhhh …”, I must have been making faces as well, my daughter wanted to know what was wrong with my eyes. Sure, try explaining that one. I went with the grin and nod to avoid risk of looking like a wacko.

Lush is wonderful! I had never heard of it until just recently. And ohhh la la do I like it!

About LUSH

The folks at LUSH are a step aside from what we most often hear. And when you take a look at their products, and packaging I’m sure you’ll stand to agree with me. Each item is packaged when mailed, and it’s not heavy wrapping. It’s thing paper wrapping (on the bar of soap of course.) They have beliefs of making effective products, using fresh, organic* fruit and vegetables, fine essential oils, and safe synthetics.

They invent their own products, and concoct their own fragrances. Vegetarian ingredients. Each product comes with a nifty sticker that has a picture of who made, with the date of when it was made, along side a “best if used by” date!
You can read more on the LUSH About Us page, they have strong, firm beliefs, and are not afraid of trying to make the world smell great with perfume!

Lush Ethics Against animal testing – 100% vegetarian – 60% organic

One of my favorite things, Cocoa Butter Cocoa Butter reacts to the temperature of the body and melts over the skin, making it supple and smooth.

It’s also one of my favorite items any time of the year. In the summer we use it around our house for sunburns, and dried out skin from swimming, and being in the sun so much. In the winter it’s again, amazing for us since we have wood heat, which leaves your skin very dry!


I got to try out, Washday Greens Shampoo

Washday Greens – This shampoo lives up to it’s name. I was surprised when I put the shampoo in my head. It’s very green. Don’t be alarmed. The fragrance of spearmint, and peppermint were wonderful, and so refreshing. Chlorophyll (the stuff that makes plants green), helps to balance out oils, while bay leaf tones the scalp. I loved that it really did balance out my oily hair! It was a lift that was well needed. I could stay in the shower to smell the refreshing mints for hours! After my hair was dry, I could still smell the mint, and it felt as if I had washed away built up ick using this shampoo.
Buy It: $16.95 – 8.4 oz bottle

SnowCake Soap – It has a wonderful smell of almond cake icing, while your washing with it, it really throws out the scent. Mmmm so good. All of my little dogs were waiting outside the bathroom door for me, I suspect they thought I had goodies hiding in there with me. SnowCake soap feels so soft and smooth against your skin. One thing I wish it had more of is lather. I like lots of lather. I would use SnowCake Soap again, just because of how well it felt on my skin, and how I didn’t feel greasy, or oily after I was out of the shower and dried off.
Buy It: $6.95 – 3.5oz bar
I would also like to try Father Frost Soap – Looks like midnight and smells like a garden. If you’ve been good all year round, you may just be rewarded with a large piece of this Christmas soap made with apple juice and cranberries …. You can even use this for a center-piece for Christmas, and after the festivities, cut it up and share it with your friends!

LUSH has a wide variety of products, to sweeten every name on your Christmas gift list, or to fill stockings to the brim. Including, but certainly not limited to gifts under $25. Take a peek, aren’t these precious?And remember, this one is less than $25!

Snow-Fairy Gift



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South of France French Milled Soaps – Black Friday Event – 11/28/2009 @ 9 pm est


I have been indulging myself in some pretty fancy stuff.  Not just stuff but smelly organic stuff and I am in love.  I love anything that smells good.  Tom from South of France sent me a variety of items to try and I haven’t found anything I’m not loving.
lavender-liquidFirst I received Lavender Hand & Body Soap,  pure vegetable with essential oils.  It is cruelty free, contains no artificial colors, recyclable packaging, and no sodium laureth sulfate.  The label goes on to say that it is kettle cooked and made in small batches using traditional Marseille recipe with all natural vegetable ingredients.  This soap is heavenly and doesn’t leave your skin feeling dry.  I am very proud to display it in my bathroom.

Next I was  blessed with South of France French Milled Vegetable Soap in Lime Basil.  I love it.  I even got myself my own little soap container to keep my grubby little boys from using it all up.  This is made with all things I can pronounce which is a huge plus in my book.  It is not tested on animals, and it is EDTA Free.  The packaging is biodergradable and recyclable and I like the packaging and to be honest packaging does matter to me.  It is in a clear wax paper type wrapping and it looks nice.   limebasil

South of France French Milled Vegetable Soap in Pure Gardenia smells so good.  It is a small hand soap and would be beautiful addition for a guest room.
Finally South of France Body Wash and Body Lotion in Pure Gardenia and Shea Butter.  Now my 16 year old daughter and I have different tastes in scents but I’m going to have to sleep with one eye open because she is trying to steal it.  The Shea Butter Lotion reminds me of the soap we used when I was a kid and it soaks in nicely without leaving you greasy.  The Pure Gardenia is heavinly as well.
I can find no complaints with these products accept I’ll be running out soon.  You know whats coming next don’t you!  Mhm you can win it!

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