Tag Archives: Lush Cosmetics

First LUSH Spa in the USA

Oh how sweet this is!  Finally the LUSH Spas are almost here!  I’ve been waiting for this wonderful news for quite some time.  Early 2014 in Manhattan/New York City, followed closely by a second location in Philadelphia they said =)!  Here are some highlights from their spa menu…

  • Synaesthesia- Signature spa treatment
  • The Comforter- Exfoliation treatment
  • The Spell- Foot soak, scrub, massage
  • The Sound Bath- Meditative treatment
  • The Good Hour- Deep tissue massage
  • Tailor Made- Customized version of The Good Hour

I want to try each one at least once!  Time to save those pennies ;)!

 

New York

783 Lexington Avenue

New York, NY 10065

 

Pennsylvania

1525 Walnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19102

 

*Photocredit: LUSH Cosmetics

LUSH Spa

 

Lush Cosmetics’ Facial Masks

I’ve tried a few of Lush’s face masks and really love them!  These are the ones I’ve tried for my combination, mildly sensitive skin (recommended via a Lush consult)…

Cupcake: Great for oily or spotty skin.

Catastrophe Cosmetic: A blueberry infused maintenance mask.

Love Lettuce: Balancing mask for all skin types.

BB Seaweed: A gentle seaweed mask for sensitive skin.

You will easily get 3+ uses from each regular-sized container ~2.1 oz.  Please remember to refrigerate as soon as you get home since they can spoil easily (all made from fresh ingredients be it fruits or veggies, essential oils, clays, and herbs and can only be purchased at a Lush store for this reason).  I also wouldn’t recommend purchasing more than two at a time since they are meant to be used once to twice a week as a facial treatment.  From my experience, they can be safely kept in one’s fridge for 2 to 2.5 weeks without worry of spoilage.  Also, when you “Take Back 5” (5 containers of any size #5 recyclable plastic), you will receive 1 free 2.1 oz. face mask which is quite an awesome deal =)!  Another wonderful detail about Lush is the ability to sample the mask on your skin at the store.  I hope you will give them a try; they have quickly become a repurchase must for me =).

 

*Photocredit: Lush Cosmetics

lush fresh face masks

 

Gumback Express Smoothie

I had heard about this amazing product from Lush even before trying it.  At the time I came upon various posts regarding Gumback, the product was in discontinued status and was in high demand for a second wave of production.  A few months later I saw it re-offered online (yayyy, Lush really listens to their fans) and jumped on the Gumback Express and boy was I glad I did!  It is a great product- a treasure-find of an exfoliator!  It does a good job without being too abrasive and I love the scent (a sweet mild almond and banana)…  Moisturizing with a nice texture!  Smells good enough to drink ;)!  I finished my Gumback tub just yesterday =(.  This is definitely worthy of a re-purchase and I hope Lush will continue to offer it permanently!

  • Almond oil
  • Apricot oil
  • Ground almond shells
  • Orange blossom
  • Honey
  • Fresh bananas
  • Gardenia extract

 

*Photocredit: Lush Cosmetics

lush gumback express exfoliator