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Any Lushies Around?

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Rowan
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Any Lushies Around?

Post by Rowan » Thu September 18th, 2008, 1:39 pm

I hope there will be fewer people on this forum, if any at all, who mistake my meaning by the title of this thread.

I am referring to anyone who regularly purchases any of the amazing products made by LUSH.

For those of you who are unfamiliar with LUSH, they are a company which sells all sorts of bath and beauty products made by hand and of natural products whenever possible. I have been a huge fan of theirs for about 3 years now. They tend to be on the expensive side so I generally treat myself only occasionally to their products.

My most current visit was last Saturday when I spent nearly 40$ on stuff. :o :D

I bought Running to the Embassy (yes they have quirky names for all of their products) for the rough spots on my feet, a tin to hold it in, an Avobath Bath Bomb because I love the scent, and a facial mask called Cupcake. Unfortunately it seems that they don't feature the masks on their website so you cannot read the ingredients. I will tell you, though, that I used Cupcake last night for the first time and one of the ingredients is cocoa. For the whole ten minutes it was on my face, my stomach was growling. LOL

So... are there any other Lushies around?
:D

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Post by Vanessa » Thu September 18th, 2008, 3:49 pm

Yes, I'm familiar with the shop and find it fascinating to look around. When I first saw the title of this thread, I thought you were talking about drunks!!! :eek: I was going to say I'm partial to a couple of glasses of red wine and perhaps the odd gin and tonic.... or two!!!!! But I'm not quite in the bracket of 'lush' just yet! ;) :D LOL.
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Post by Rowan » Thu September 18th, 2008, 4:28 pm

That's what I was afraid of, Vanessa. The other forum I used the same title on... well I got about 3 responses about LUSH and the rest 20+ responses were about being alcoholics. :rolleyes:

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Post by Vanessa » Thu September 18th, 2008, 5:11 pm

It gets people reading your posts, though! :D
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Post by Volgadon » Thu September 18th, 2008, 5:31 pm

Try something like LUSHies

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Post by Rowan » Thu September 18th, 2008, 6:25 pm

So should I assume that since there are 38 views of this thread and only two people have responded that no one wants to confess they're lushes? LOL

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Post by ellenjane » Thu September 18th, 2008, 7:02 pm

I'll bite! I've been to one of the stores, and I really like their products, but they're a bit pricey for me on an everyday basis. These days, my indulgences tend to be yarn! I did buy my sister a six-pack of bath bombs for Christmas last year.

I often feel like the other kind of lush - my husband doesn't drink alcohol at all, so it's just me with the glass of wine or beer at our house.

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Post by EC2 » Thu September 18th, 2008, 7:03 pm

I love some of the smells of their bath bombs but some of the 'bits in the bath' are a bit annoying!
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

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Post by Rowan » Thu September 18th, 2008, 7:17 pm

ellenjane... yes I agree about the prices so I usually consider it a luxury. Thankfully the shop here is in a rather out-of-the-way place, the French Quarter, and as it's a pain to park down there, I don't go but once every few months.

EC... it was recommended to me that if you buy the bath bombs with the bits in them, put the bomb into a stocking first then put it into the bath. That way all the bits are trapped in the stocking.
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Post by Volgadon » Thu September 18th, 2008, 7:17 pm

I've never even heard of them before.

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