So did anyone go to the Lush NA online chat party last night (No idea what I’m talking about? Click here for details!)? Sadly, I was unable to attend as I got home really, really, really late after a longggggggggggggggggg day at broker meetings! Snore, Yawn, Boring!
I wish I could say that I had even a second to log in and partake but sadly it was a no go for me!
I did wander over to the website and it appears nothing of great interested was offered aside from Snowcake Solid Perfume. Other then that nothing really, super special or limited got made!
Did you attend?
Did you order?
Tell the Muse!
If you missed out like me here’s a break down of what was offered (and appears to still be available for purchase):
Ol’ Blue Skies Shower Gel $15.95USD
Ol’ Blue Skies Shower Gel is back (If you’re new to Lush this was a shower gel that was introduced last year for Christmas last year and when the new Christmas goodies were released for this year’s Holiday Season, Ol’ Blue Skies, was not part of the line up! So…here it is if you want it but I personally suggest steering clear unless you adore deep earthy scents!)!
I’m not excited. It has patchouli in it which means it smells like just turned dirt. I’ll skip.
Snowcake Solid Perfume $11.95 (or FREE! Use Code SCENTME to get it Free if you spend $65 or more on your Lush order)
Snowcake Solid Perfume wahooo! The perfume solids were introduced way before the Holiday goodies this year so when the Holiday releases popped up the only solid that was “holiday” themed was Champagne Snow Showers! Much to my dismay and fans everywhere we wondered what could have happened to the idea of having a Snowcake Solid Perfume! Well…here it be ladies!
I was faced with the dilemma of ordering from Lush from the US this morning as Lush UK does not carry Snowcake Solid Perfume! It was released special for the party!
Ol’ Blue Eyes Pack $36.95USD
If you adore smelling dirt with a bit of oranges thrown in this would be a great pack for you!
You’ll get Ol’ Blue Skies Shower Gel, Blue Skies and Fluffy Clouds Bubble Bar, Karma Bubble Bar, and Karma Soap! Ooooo all the Muse’s favorites! NOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I love Snowcake Pack $34.95USD
I don’t have to remind you how much I love Snowcake we’ve already been through it enough already right? In honor of the chat party a lovely pack was made up which consists of all good things Snowcake scented! You’ll get Snowcake Solid Perfume, Lush Pud Bath Bomb, Smitten Handcream, and a chunk of Snowcake Soap! Sweet!
Sadly, nothing at all to get too hyped over!
Tis time to party once again at Lush!
Join our online festivities on Thursday, December 6th, from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm (PST). Anyone can participate and there’s no bouncer at the door!
I blogged about this earlier and you can see my original post here as it has some valuable info! Click here for that post!
I have no idea what’s being offered this year in the way of Limited Edition Products, Specials, Etc…but I can say last year’s party was nice as we ended up being able to purchase Honeywood Shower Gel which was a limited edition product that smelled of Honey I Washed the Kids.
Moral of the story is it’ll be nice to intend and see what sort of goodies Lush has in store for it.
Lush NA Parties are in no way as wonderful as Lush UK Parties but it’s worth a wander in to see what nice products or specials are going on during the Party!
Sadly, I’m unable to attain as I’m at a broker meeting most of the day Thursday but I’m hopeful I’ll make it home in time to enjoy some of the LE products if any are offered!
I have a sneaking suspicion that Snowcake Shower Gel will be offered! So if you missed the Lush UK Party maybe you can nab it at the Lush NA Party!
Click here for the exact details, times, and more about this the party!
YAY! Today I got home after a really, really, really, did I mention really? stressful day at work and my Lush UK had arrived! I did a little dance in my hallway and proceeded to lug my big box upstairs to my washroom to rip into it!
Thankfully everything arrived safe and sound as the postal people like to play football with airmail!
If you have no idea what I’m so excited about it you can read my previous post by clicking here for the details and history behind this order!
If you ordered during the UK party your order should be with you this week (Unless you have Retro items in your order! If you do your order may take a tad bit longer!)! I’m vaguely surprised it took this long as normally UK Party orders are pretty quick but I think they got overwhelmed with Lush Retro orders thus the wait time!
Anyway it’s here now and that’s the important part!
I ended up ordering 7 Bottles of Snowcake Shower Gel and a Retro Hatbox for myself! Yes, you read it correctly. FOR MYSELF! No way on God’s green Earth am I sharing this shower gel with anyone! It’s far to fabulous and can only grace my shower stall (the rest will be carefully locked in the beauty vault).
Lots of Snowcake Shower Gel to keep a Muse smelling yummie!
What’s so fab about Snowcake Shower Gel? Go read my ode to Snowcake and you’ll understand the importance of it (Click here for that story).
Snowcake Shower Gel is exactly the same scent as the soap (and Smitten hand cream)! It’s gorgeous! I sampled some by washing my hands with it and it’s super thick, creamy, and smelling of marzipan, almonds, and all good things Lush! I may tip the bottle and pour some into my mouth! When my 7 bottles are gone I’ll mourn it’s lost in a major way!
Yummie Snowcake Shower Gel
I also got myself a Retro Hatbox which was offered during the party! I can’t begin to say how freaking chuffed I am with the Retro Hatbox. For one thing it was cheap as day old chips and for the other it’s filled with long gone Lush that I truly miss and I’m happy to see back for a rerun! I’ll be savoring all these goodies while they last! I was going to order two of these but at the last minute I decided one would have to do but I regret that now! Oh well!
My GIANT Retro Hatbox waiting for me to open it!
Ribbons off! Time to dive in!
YAY! Time to dig in!
If you’re old hat to Lush you’ll recognize some of the goodies that make a return in this Hatbox!
Content Menu of the Retro Hatbox
Soooooooooo the hatbox had a Snowcake Shower Gel in it…la da da da da…yup that brings my count up to eight hehe!
It also contained one each of the following items:
Noriko Soap Oh how long it’s been since I seen your delightful self make an appearance! Christmas’s have come and gone since Noriko’s return! A delightful Christmas soap!
Silent White Bath Bomb Another blast from the past but this has been cropping up during other parties so I haven’t been in too much withdrawal for it!
Jack Froth Bath Bomb Sigh….I miss you Jack! Jack hasn’t been around for Christmas in ages!
Brand Butter Bath Bomb Another wonderfully warm bomb that has failed to make an appearance in years! I’m so happy to have it back!
Ghost Writer Bath Bomb This little guy I don’t recall but I’m happy to have him and try it!
And finally a favorite of mine Hot Toddy Bubble Bar Slice which hasn’t been around for quite a while as well and I can’t begin to say how happy it’ll be making a guest starring appearance in my bath tub soon!
The hatbox cost about $60USD or so and was an absolute STEAL! If you nabbed one during the party fantastic! If not you really missed out on something special!
All of the items are packed in a gorgeous reusable hatbox (I use mine to store tarts, bath products, etc…)!
Contents of my Hatbox! L@@K Snowcake Shower Gel!
The hatbox was filled with Lush’s new packaging….POPCORN! Lush is always environmentally friendly so popcorn is there way of “going naked”! It keeps all your goodies safe and sound plus you can dump it out and feed it to the birds after! No waste! Yay Lush for being so sensitive to Mother Earth! Click here to check out one of the Muse’s favorite blog’s for more information about packaging (you can also check out Mandy crushing mighty hard on Mark! No comment!)!
POPCORN! The Muse highly suggest NOT eating the popcorn! It’s infused with Lush smell thus making it soapy popcorn! But she does recommend taking it to your local park, outside your yard, or to a duck pond and feeding it to some birds!
The fine people at Lush UK were kind enough to pack a Lush Times in with my order!
Oooo Lush Times! (So much better than Lush Times NA)
Pretty Christmas Lush!
Ooooo Lush Christmas Pressies!
My little eye spies some B at the top!
Much to my utter delight (This couldn’t come at a better time considering yesterday’s Goth Juice and King of Mods post was so popular with the masses! Click here for details!) there was an article and picture of Noel Fielding!
The article reads as follows:
Give Yourself a Mighty Boosh
One story about programme’s name is that someone from Birmingham accent saw Michael Fielding (Naboo, Noel’s brother) and remarked about his hair that he had a mighty bush (pronouced boosh, obviously). We’re not so sure. Anyway, it seemed like an irresistible twist of fate; our hair styling products should naturally be named after a programme named after a hair style. Then the Boosh team heard what Lush had done and made Mark Constantine an honorary member of the Boosh Fan Club, the Mod Wolves. (Auntie P had to pay, which seemed like yet one of the many injustices that the cruel world chooses to mete out sometimes. But meh, who cares?) That’s how come Adelle from the press office was an extra on set for series three. The Japanese Lush team love it to bits!
Vist the world of Boosh at www.themightboosh.com and watch clips on www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/mightyboosh/
(If you’re not getting the bit about Birmingham accents….the Muse recommends Google or youTube!)
LOOK! It’s Noel in the latest Lush Times!
Tame your Mighty Boosh with Lush’s New Hair Gels!
I won’t ruin too much of the surprise but if you ordered from the UK Party you’ll also receive a happy accident bubble bar from the Lush UK Mailorder Team! I won’t reveal the scent but it is a happy little accident to have a delightful free gift from Mailorder! Thanks guys for always making UK ordering so special!
A Happy Accident Bubble Bar! What it smells like? I won’t reveal! A mystery to be solved when you get yours!
Thanks to Hilary for arranging a great party! Thanks to Lynsey for getting my items to me safe and sound! And big hugs to everyone at Lush UK! Love you guys!
Back in the Summer you might remember me babbling in excitement when Lush introduced it’s Hair Gel line. This is a first for Lush as they normally lean towards other haircare items but never styling agents!
If you happen to be British or an Anglophile then you’ll be familiar with The King of Mods and Goth Juice.
The King of Mods
You might wonder who this King of Mods is. Well, it’s now a Hair Gel from Lush but it’s also a reference to the one and only Vince Noir aka Noel Fielding from The Mighty Boosh as for Goth Juice that’s a whole other story! Goth Juice, according to Vince, just happens to be the strongest hair spray known to man which is made out of the tears of Robert Smith (if you don’t know who Robert Smith is we can’t be friends anymore! Serious.). In this case Lush made Goth Juice a hair gel and not a hairspray.
So after that rather long story (You’re lucky it isn’t longer as I can discuss the Mighty Boosh all day long) I want to give the King of Mods and Goth Juice a big go ahead for purchase!
I wandered into Lush this weekend and I sniffed both King of Mods and Goth Juice and promptly fell in love. Sadly, I didn’t get a sec to snatch some up for my very self as I was in a bit of a rush and the Christmas crowd was vast and Herald Square Lush happens to be the size of a closet in an old Victorian house so put together a small store and a crowd and you have an unhappy Muse that’s clamoring to get out as quickly as possible!
But fear not I ordered both Goth Juice and the King of Mods from Lush UK last night and I’ll do a much better review upon using both but at the moment I can give you the low down on the scent!
I fear the name sold me on both as I’m a big Noel Fielding fan (and old enough to actually get the references in The Mighty Boosh) but upon actually getting a chance to sniff these I’m quite more in love than before!
King of Mods reminds me of Ocean Salt a bit. It’s a crisp, citrus scent with lime and grapefruit! It’s quite lovely and fresh smelling!
As for Goth Juice, yes the name was a big seller for me, but the entire idea of a herbal, earthy hair gel wasn’t too appealing but I’m happy to say that Goth Juice is a big YAY for me! It’s purple (Seriously! What color did you expect Robert Smith’s tears to be!??!) and smells alot like Jungle to me. If you use Jungle you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. It’s a bit more earthy than Jungle but it’s a very nice herbal, earthy green scent that really is quite pleasing to the nose (I’m surprised I like it since I’m more of a fruity/sweet lover! It may just be the name that’s blinding me!).
Overall, both are really gorgeous and I’m eager to see how well they work!
King of Mods and Goth Juice are available for purchase from Lush for $15.95 and $14.95 and UK side for £6.95 per pot!
King of Mods, Goth Juice, The Mighty Boosh, Noel Fielding, and Robert Smith are all VERY Muse Approved (I just happened to pop in a Mighty Boosh DVD here at work as I typed this to get into the spirit of the post!)
You may remember my previous post about B perfumes if not you can click here and have a look and a read!
I just noticed (I must be out of the loop) that B’s site has been updated with their latest scents Inhale and Exhale.
B Never Too Busy To Be Beautiful Inhale Body Spray
Exhale is the men’s version of the scent while Inhale is the women’s version. I’m hearing rave reviews about Inhale so I’ve ordered the Body Spray for myself to try it out (I never met a B scent that I didn’t love…well..maybe one or two…).
I’m pretty excited about this scent as I’ve heard it carries a nice underlay of fresh melon and I adore fruity scents so I’m curious what sort of blend this is!
Inhale is only available in Body Spray at the moment but I’m sure it’ll extend to Eau de Parfum at a later date but I can assure you, if you’re interested in this, that B’s Body Spray’s are very potent, have excellent throw, and linger a very long time with a spray or two and the best part is the bottles are quite large for the price!
Inhale is available for £18.00 from B’s website now (They ship worldwide).