25 January 2019

Chamomile Flower Bath Bomb

There is something so beautiful about the colour blue in a bath tub. Like the sky on a clear blue day, this shade of colour inspires a feeling of calmness and freedom unlike any other that I've ever experienced. Matched with a light and sensual fragrance, this combination threatens to take you to heights that you've never experienced before in the tub, but it's very rare that all of these elements are ever present together to create that sort of climax.

Chamomile Flower Bath Bomb may very well be one of only a handful of bath bombs to ever hit the spot in the way I described above. Not only was the bath bomb a stunning pastel blue - which then served to create a similar shade of colour in the water, but the fragrance that went alongside it was equally as beautiful in every way.

While not scent I originally recognised, I came to understand that the premise behind this Mother's Day special was that it was supposed to smell like the classic Figs And Leaves Soap. Once a regular soap in my house hold, I could recognise that both products contained the orange flower absolute and the ylang ylang that would suggest they would share the same fragrance. However, I think the inclusion of the chamomile powder gives it a very different note, and I wouldn't say it's a particular good replica, if you're a fan of the soap.

That's not to say this bath bomb isn't stunning though as the smell that greets you immediately is a fresh, uplifting and very beautiful floral aroma. The orange flower absolute is naturally sweet and very strong, yet delicate at the same time: there is nothing overwhelming about the smell of this at all. Alongside this, the inclusion of the chamomile powder creates a rich and slightly powdery herbal smell - one that grounds the other components while also thickening the layers present. 

In a way, Chamomile Flower Bath Bomb reminds me a little bit of Dad's Garden Chamomile And Honeysuckle Liquid Perfume, albeit with an extra helping of chamomile and without the sultry layer of jasmine underneath. While not all that alike, there are similarities that may help you to decide whether or not this may be a fragrance that you'd appreciate or not. 

In the water, this bath bomb spreads its arms across the surface, creating wave after wave of rich pastel blue colour to indulge in. Once fully dissolved, the tub offers that of a blue lagoon that you want to submerge yourself beneath: not to resurface until you feel like you have well and truly escaped the cloying hands of modern day responsibilities.

What I really appreciated about Chamomile Flower Bath Bomb was that the scent lingered for so long in the tub - reaching out across my bathroom and into my hallway, so that I could still smell it for a long time after I exited the tub. The fact that I could also smell remnants on both my hair and my body afterwards only served to make me appreciate how wonderful this limited edition really was.

While the bath bomb wasn't the most moisturising experience I have ever indulged in, my skin did look and feel rather soft and clean after towelling myself down, and I was able to fall asleep rather quickly after using one of these, which was an added bonus.

Ultimately, this is a bath bomb that I feel should be made a permanent feature of Lush's range. The fragrance is beautiful and very versatile: appealing to a large array of tastebuds; the colour of the water is super relaxing and definitely one of my favourite shades to bathe in; and the aroma leaves a lasting impression on both yourself and the setting around you.

Whether you're buying for yourself, or for a loved one, this is a great way of showing them how much you care in the form of an experience that they will cherish for a long time. Whether you write a personalised message on the scroll before presenting the gift, or leave it blank as you're using it yourself, the results will well and truly inspire you to buy another one before the season is out. 

Quantitative Ingredients: Sodium Bicarbonate, Citric Acid, Titanium Dioxide, Orange Flower Absolute, Ylang Ylang Oil, Water (Aqua), Chamomile Powder, Cream of Tartar, Dipropylene Glycol, Sodium Coco Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, *Linalool, Perfume, Colour 42090.

Vegan?: Yes.

2019 Price: £5.95 each.

Year Of Original Release: 2019.

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