Yes, I am reviewing an old product, but it’s new to me, and maybe some of you too. I’ve been trying the Lush Lip Scrub lately and thought I’d share my thoughts as I talk about lip products so much.
I have always had trouble with dry lips, and saw in one of my many magazines that Kiko Milano has a new lip scrub stick. I always wanted to find a scrub and butter for lips that are just like my Body Shop body ones.
I’ve been into Kiko 3/4 times asking for it and it’s never there – always ‘sold out’. I realise I can shop online, but I only want one thing and then there’s postage costs and waiting. Stock up, Kiko!
I found the lip butter in Royal Apothic Tinties. But was still looking for a good scrub.
Lush Lip Scrub
I was in Lush with a friend and while standing at the counter – counter purchases, they always get me – they had some sugary lip scrub. At £5.50, I thought I should try it, just because I’ve searched forever for the perfect lip products. It’s completely natural, and something somebody could probably make, but probably won’t. I bought the bubblegum one. There was a choice of that or popcorn available.
The pot is small, as with any lip product. When I first opened it, there was a little burst of a sweet smell – probably bubblegum! I dabbed my finger on top and plenty came away, but it didn’t seem to make a dent in the amount. After rubbing it on my lips, I couldn’t believe how instantly amazing they looked. and it really did taste so nice when I ‘accidentally’ licked some. I might get the popcorn next time because I don’t think I’ll lick that one off!
I walked around with a pout to find my boyfriend,’Look how smooth my lips are!’ He agreed, but wasn’t as amazed as I am. Probably jealous.
I put a normal lip balm on top and my lips felt amazing. If you are someone who usually has dry lips, you’ll know the struggle of lips never looking quite right. I started playing about with different lipsticks, they all went on so easily and looked great.
The only thing I would say is it’s a bit messy. Like when you eat a sugary doughnut, the sugar stays. You need to dab it away a bit before the lip balm, which would be harder to do on the go.
Also, because it’s so delicious and lickable (and safe to do so, you’re just eating sugar and flavourings and a bit of jojoba oil), it doesn’t last very long. Long like all day. I can’t tell if it’s because it just doesn’t or it’s my fault, but my lips did feel smooth for hours afterwards. As a chronic lip biter, it also stopped me doing so not to ruin my new smooth pout!
I can’t believe these have been around for years and I’ve never known about them! I will be using this every day for the rest of my life until I can be bothered to try and make my own! So forever.
I’ve noticed a lot of people say the price is a bit high, but when you’d usually pay £2 for a basic lip balm, a bit extra for something that works so well, and will last a long time is great.
I may have to shop at Lush more and stop thinking of it as just a gimmick store. Do you shop at Lush? What’s your favourite product?