Review: Lush Penguin Bomb Bomb Bath Bomb
A few weeks ago, when I was about to leave my home to do some groceries, the mail man stopped in front of my house. He handed me a Lush parcel, but.. I didn’t order anything? Or did I? Was I loosing my mind? When I unpacked it, the first thing I saw was a note that was included, saying it was a gift — from a very sweet Lush employee in the UK! (Thank you again, lovely!) So sweet, and it made me so happy. This cute penguin was one of the products that was inside. I love ‘animal bath bombs’, but especially penguins are awesome. Today we’re both diving into the tub!
If you’re curious about this bath bomb, then keep on reading.
What is it?
Ingredients: Sodium Bicarbonate, Citric Acid, Popping Candy, Brazilian Orange Oil, Titanium Dioxide, Water (Aqua), Dipropylene Glycol, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tin Oxide, *Limonene, Perfume, Colour 42090, Colour 47005:1, Candy Eyes
Lush Penguin Bomb Bomb Bath Bomb costs £9.95 / $10.95 and is part of the Christmas range. Penguin is a Bomb Bomb, that exists of two separate bath bombs. You can easily use a half per bath, because each half is a regular sized bath bomb. There’s two other Bomb Bomb’s this year; Elf Bomb Bomb and Santa Bomb Bomb. I really love the cute design of this bath bomb, and it would make for a great gift. The penguin isn’t rich in natural ingredients — it contains Brazilian orange oil, and that’s it. It also contains popping candy.
The scent is fruity, you can clearly smell the oranges. It smells like orange candy to me, it has that same sweetness to it. There’s also something powdery and floral about the scent, but it’s all very subtle. Overall it’s a nice scent. It’s very subtle, definitely not as strong as other bath bombs by Lush.
What do I think?
Yep, very little photos. There was very little bath art, unfortunately. When the Penguin dives into the water, it pours out streams of bright blue color. It starts fizzing like crazy! There’s some yellow being released by the bath bomb, which blends with the blue color and transforms the water into a vivid blue shade. Within minutes the entire Penguin is disintegrated, and you’re left with very bright blue colored water with some golden glitters underneath the surface. Lovely, but the lack of bath art is a shame, if you ask me. I could hear the popping candy, but it only lasted for about 15 seconds.
The scent wasn’t really present — occasionally I caught a whiff, but that’s it. The water was gorgeous, but the rest was pretty disappointing. I did however have a softer skin, so that’s positive. I think it’s best to use this bath bomb separately, because I don’t think using this entire bath bomb gives your more scent or bath art. If you get two baths out of it, its price is reasonable. But I myself would not pay 10 pounds to use it as a whole. I’m still curious about the Elf Bomb Bomb and the Santa Bomb Bomb, so if you’d like to see a review of those, just let me know!