NEW Lush Dark Arts Jelly Bomb!

As if Halloween 2017 anticipation wasn’t exciting enough Lush UK decided to release a new Bath Bomb called Darks Arts. It’s actually a new bath bomb called a jelly bomb and it looks amazing!

Image Credit: Lush UK

This one feels like it came right out of Hogwarts and my guess is that Severus Snape would be all over this bath bomb of darkness!

First up, you might be asking like I did…What’s a Jelly Bomb? Lush explains it very well here. The short version is “Jelly Bombs release a spectacular jelly made from sodium alginate, which comes from a mineral-rich seaweed” which is really cool!

So not only is Dark Arts perfect for us Harry Potter fans it’s also perfect for the upcoming Halloween season and I hope that they come to North America!

The Dark Art Jelly Bomb is black with pink tendrils and has Brazilian orange oil, Cinnamon Leaf Oil and Sweet almond essential oil and it appears to turn the bath water an inky sparkly black which is so cool!

Fingers crossed I can get my hands on one!

Also be sure to keep up on my latest Lush Halloween news here.

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Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Volume II Review

I received the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Volume II in my August Boxycharm Box and it’s gorgeous! I am thrilled to have gotten this palette as part of my Boxycharm Box.

What’s to love?

First up, I love the case. It’s gold with a pretty blue, purple and pink sea scape.

The palette itself is amazing too. The shades are super pigmented and almost feel like a cream. I swatched the shades below although the riptide shade does not look blue to me. At first I thought it was dark green but it’s actually more of a charcoal. My favorite shade is marina!

The shades from left to right are…

  • pearl (white shimmer)
  • conch (off white)
  • sunset (yellow gold)
  • marina (caramel)
  • seaside (chestnut)
  • siren (dark brown)
  • breezy (shimmering slate)
  • riptide (steel blue)

I also found the shades to be very blendable and long lasting. They have no scent although I do wish they had the “Tarte” vanilla scent as I love that smell!

The palette is Made in Italy and retails for $36.

Also check out my video unboxing of the August 2017 Boxycharm Box!

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Lush Sex Bomb Bath Bomb Review

The Lush Sex Bomb Bath Bomb smells so amazing! This is one of the bath bombs that I hadn’t tried yet and now I’m glad I did! While I don’t usually love the florals I am a fan of this one.


What’s to love?

Sex Bomb has  jasmine, clary sage, ylang ylang along with soy milk that softens up your entire body. This bath bomb is so pretty too with pink and lavender shades and a pink rose that melts in the bath.

The water turns a gorgeous pink shade and it is very relaxing. It does not glitter at all which could be good if you don’t like glitter or sad if you love a glitter bath!

I do split this one in 4 pieces to get more uses out of it.


Price: $7.95

Also be sure to check out my Huge Lush Haul!

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NEW Lush Metamorphosis Bath Bomb Review

The NEW Lush Metamorphosis Bath Bomb is a spicy one with black pepper oil, cinnamon leaf oil and Myrrh Resinoid but it smells really woodsy and good.

What’s to love?

This Metamorphosis is such a beautiful bath bomb mix of color and texture. The outside is a rough grey with pits and groves but the inside is a gorgeous mix of orange, pink, yellow and green. It’s kind of like the whole Star Wars Saga in a Bath Bomb. The Dark Side is on the outside and the Rebel Alliance (or light) is on the inside! How’s that for bringing Star wars into Lush?

Overall I am loving this new bath bomb!

Also be sure to check out my Lush Haul YouTube Unboxing Video!

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Ipsy August 2017 Glam Bag Review

*Spoiler Alert! I’m showcasing the August 2017 Ipsy (my points referral code) Glam Bag today. I also created a video unboxing for the August Ipsy Bag.

The bag this month is a cool pink and mauve and says Wild & Free.

Here’s what I got in my August 2017 Ipsy Glam Bag.

Make Up For Ever Excessive Lash – I love trying new mascara and this one looks nice. Full-Sized Price: $25

Formula 10.0.06 Pores Be Pure Skin-Clarifying Mud Mask – I totally remember Ten O Six when I was a teen. This new Strawberry + Yarrow mud mask looks so cool! Full-Sized Price: $6.99

Hikari Shimmer Bronzer Flush – This is a neat 4 shade blush/bronzer.

The Balm Voyage Kuwakaribisha Shadow Luminizer – This shade is so pretty and shimmery.

Aurora Pro Cover-Up – I have the Pale Ecru shade of this creamy cover-up.

I loved this months bag and am giving it a 9/10.

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Boxycharm August 2017 Review

The August 2017 Boxycharm Box is called Beach Please and it’s amazing! Boxycharm is really doing a really great job with their boxes! I pay $21/month for this subscription.

Here’s what I got!

Moda Pro 3-Piece Brush Set by Royal Langnickel – I am loving this “new for Fall 2017” brush set! Price: $26

Bellapierre Waterproof Gel Eye Liner – This is an Ebony eyeliner that’s hypoallergenic and safe for all skin types. Price: $15

PUR PRO Eyelashes 3D Silk Cruelty-Free – I don’t wear false eyelashes but I might have to start! Price: $14

The Beauty Crop GRLPWR Liquid Lipstick – I got the Date Night shade. It’s also Vegan & Cruelty-free. Price: $14.95

Tarte Rainforest of the Sea: Volume II – This palette from Tarte is so pretty with neutral shades. Price: $36

The shade you get are:

  • pearl (white shimmer)
  • conch (off white)
  • sunset (yellow gold)
  • marina (caramel)
  • seaside (chestnut)
  • siren (dark brown)
  • breezy (shimmering slate)
  • riptide (steel blue)

This months box is a $105.95 value!

Also check out my video unboxing of the August 2017 Boxycharm Box!

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NEW Bath & Body Works Fall 2017 Foaming Hand Soap

Bath & Body Works just released their Fall Foaming Hand Soap line in stores this week. The line includes Crisp Morning Air, Afternoon Apple Picking, Wild Blackberries & Basil and Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin and they all smell pretty amazing.

So far the Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin scent is only in the Foaming Hand Soap and the Hand Soap with Pumpkin Butter which surprises me because it’s so popular. I’m also surprised that Marshmallow Pumpkin Latte is not part of the Foaming Hand Soap line.


I’m not sure I love the Fall 2017 bottle designs. The Wild Blackberries & Basil and Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin are nice but it’s hard to see the design on the other two scents. I tend to like the whimsical designs better.

I think I actually prefer the Fall 2107 Pumpkin Butter Hand Soap over the foaming soap this year.

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