Lush Respect Your Elders Soap Review

I’ve got one more amazing Lush product to share today. The Respect Your Elders Soap is fast becoming a favorite for me!

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What’s to love?

The color of this soap says it all. Respect Your Elders is an amazing dark purple shade with wisps of lilac. This is definitely a Harry Potter shade.

The scent is amazing too. It’s Elderberry and olibanum oil which smells so fruity is a luscious moody way. Yes, moody fruit is pretty cool.

I love the lather on this one and my skin feels so soft, it has Rapeseed Oil and Coconut Oil. My skin is so fragrant when I use this one too. I may just have to stock up for Fall.

This is however a glycerine soap so it does get slippery. I alway use a soap dish to contain there soaps.

Also check out my Spring 2017 Lush Haul that included the Respect Your Elders soap.

Lush Mother’s Day 2017 Sunrise Soap Review

I just got the Lush Mother’s Day 2017 Sunrise Soap and I absolutely love it! It smells amazing.

What’s to love?

The Lush Sunrise Soap is shaped like the Igloo one from last Christmas and it has dove orchid, organic silken tofu, sweet syrupy coconut blossom nectar and a floral marigold infusion which makes for a wonderful citrusy scent.

This is also so luxurious and smooth. It also feels a bit softer than most Lush glycerine soaps but that might just be mine. They lather on this one is great and my hands felt amazing after using it.

I might just pick another one of these up if I make it back to the Lush store.

You can also see this soap in my Lush Mother’s Day Haul video!

Price: $5.95

Lush Sea Vegetable Soap Review

I ventured out to Lush today and got a nice haul that I want to share with all of you. Now if you’ve never been to a Lush store and go for the first time be prepared for a real treat. The smell when you first walk in is so incredibly amazing. It’s a mix of fresh fruit, earthy floral, herbs, the ocean chocolate, vanilla and about 27 other scents you’ll want to learn about.

The first item in my haul is the Lush Sea Vegetable Soap which is one of my favorites.

What’s to love?

I think Sea Vegetable is definitely on my Top 10 Favorite Lush soap. This one is a beautiful opaque aqua color with black swirls and it looks like the ocean. Then on the top of the soap it’s got a crust of stimulating sea salt that’s is amazing for exfoliation.

Sea Vegetable also has lime, lavender and seaweed absolute and my skin feels so soft and invigorated when I use it. This scent is to relaxing to me, it really feels like a spa product.

See the Lush Sea Vegetable Soap in action!

I’m also starting a series of 2-minute Lush videos just to give you a little more information about the product. This one also has a little demo of the soap at the end. I hope you enjoy it.

How To Cut Lush Soap (and why this is a cool hack!)

I am a huge fan of the Lush glycerin soaps but one of the problems I have come across with all glycerin soaps is that they are 1) slippery and 2) they can get cloudy if they sit in water.

Here’s a picture of Lush soap that I cut up and arranged in a soap dish. It looks really pretty when you have guests over too.

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I’ve found that cutting up my Lush soap not only prolongs my bar but also giving me a fresh experience every time I get a new chunk.

Here’s the process I use for cutting Lush soap.

The Back Story – Lush actually cuts their soap from a really large piece themselves so cutting really isn’t new. I would actually love to own an entire Lush soap wheel just for fun. Lush them packages up the smaller bars for sale. Each bar has a unique shape.

The Knife – I actually have a funny story about the knife I used. It’s a $199 Miyabi knife from Japan that was gifted to me by fairly famous author (I worked for him) who shall remain nameless because I’m not sure he’d be amused by me cutting up soap with his $199 gift. I chose this knife because it cuts through anything and I wanted to use a sharp knife. Ironically a butter knife works just as well because the soap is fairly soft.

The Process – As you can see below I simply just cup up each bar using the knife. It was really easy and a cute the chucks up in different shapes for variety.

 

The Final Product – Today I cut up Santa’s Postbox, Shooting Stars, Baked Alaska, Snow Castle, Reindeer Rock and Magic Wand.

Once I get the pieces cut up I store them in ziplock bags in a cool, dry, dark place so that they don’t stick or melt. Then when I take a shower or bath I can just grab a chunk of my favorite soap. I like this because I tend to switch off on scents quite often and I love have a fresh piece. Each piece lasts about 3-5 showers.

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