Trying different products from different brands/vendors is good for me, it adds spice to my product drawer. I tend to buy a lot of bath products from small vendors because I believe in supporting small businesses. The variety and quality of things such as bath bombs I’ve found to be very high with the vendors I’ve used so far. But sometimes its good to go back to the start. One company who most of us know for bath products, especially bath bombs, is LUSH. I passed one of their stores in Manchester recently and popped in to have a nosy. Three products came home with me that afternoon including Geode Bath Bomb.
Why Geode Bath Bomb? One of their amazing and helpful store assistants recommended this bath bomb. Visually it looked beautiful and very different compared to others being sold in the store. She popped this into a bowl of warm water and I was totally entranced by it so sold!
What’s different about Geode? Geode is no ordinary looking bath bomb thanks to the addition of crystals. Designed to cleanse and purify the skin of the body, along with aiding relaxation of the mind and body, it also is supposed to provide a decadent bath time experience ( according to LUSH ).
Appearance. The top of it is almost flat. Geode has irregular, deep purple coloured small crystals embedded into it ( I think the crystals are made from salt ). The bath bomb itself isn’t perfectly formed, and circular from the top down. It has a handmade feel and look to it with slight lumps and bumps to it. It’s colour is almost a pale beige but glistens due to being covered with a light dusting of gold shimmer. Size is quite regular for a bath bomb if not slightly bigger.
Scent. No dominant scent to this bath bomb. I got the tiniest hint of citrus but other than that I couldn’t give a description to what this smells like as I didn’t feel it had a scent as such.
In the bath. This is where the magic happened! This bath bomb bobbed and weaved through the water like it was swimming in the ocean. It fizzed, and at first you could see it releasing a peach coloured stream into the water along with a small amount of foam. This then turned into different colours such as pink and purple. Not only did this provide colour to the surface of the water, but underneath left trails of a gold shimmer, giving a liquid gold effect. So while this bath bomb continued with the visual show it also entertained me by providing audio in the form of popping sounds thanks to it containing popping candy. Very different, fun to listen to and watch and the fizzing of this made it even more special.
Once the fizzing and fun stopped… Never have I ever seen a rose gold coloured bath before! When I say bath of course I mean the water in the bath. It was so pretty, and it was a nice surprise to see that once bath time was over it wasn’t an issue cleaning up and everything washed away easily. And as for how my skin felt once pampering was over? Totally normal, not dry and it didn’t flare up my psoriasis.
Recommended?To look at it, its a lovely product and compared to others looks quite natural and earthy but with a touch of glamour thanks to the crystals. How this behaved in the water and what it turned the bath water into was beautiful. The thing I found disappointing was the lack of scent. It needed a stand out scent to match how great this looked, and this would have provided an A Class bathing experience. So if you need fragrance in the bath, this isn’t for you. But a pretty bath? Its worth trying out. For me though ideally I need the combination of the two to truly enjoy my 30 mins plus in the bath tub. Not a repeat purchase for me but glad I tried it.
It’s no longer available to buy in store in the UK and I think this was around the £6.00 mark. Definitely worthwhile checking out there other bath bombs to get bath art AND fragrance here.