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Lush Rehab Shampoo Review

Rehab Shampoo (100g):

Rating: 5/5*

Cons:

I find Lush liquid shampoos to make my hair a little bit tangled. It isn’t a huge issue, but it is definitely something I did notice occur with this particular shampoo.

The scent is very strong! To me it smells like sweet fruit, lavender, mint and tea tree. Mostly mint and tea tree to me, although it actually does not contain any tea tree whatsoever! If you don’t like those sorts of scents, I’d try a different Lush shampoo.

It was very difficult to know how much of this product I would need to use at a time. This shampoo is somehow super inconsistent! Sometimes I’d only need the tiniest amount to lather up my entire head of hair, and other times I’d have to add additional shampoo to my hair 3 or 4 times before being satisfied with the lather.

I don’t fully like the name of this product. Rehab is a word with many negative associations – things I don’t particularly want to pop into my mind whenever I go to wash my hair! I haven’t even be to rehab, but I’m sure this name would be even more disturbing for anyone that has!

Rehab is a very simple shampoo – some people only love Lush for the colourful, creative, innovative, unusual looking products! If you just find simple products to be boring, I’d try a shampoo bar instead!


Pros:

I personally love the scent of this shampoo. It was so unexpected, because most of the ingredients are fruit juices. It really does smell like mint, tea tree and a hint of lavender. It is just the most clarifying, clean smell and I absolutely love it! It also has a sweetness to it, that reminds me of the scent of hard boiled minty sweets.

I think the scent of this product does wonders for your mind too. The clarity of the scent just makes you feel refreshed, de-stressed, clear and ready to start the day with a fresh mind. If you are a person that experiences negative moods / negative ways of thinking frequently, I’d highly recommend you try this shampoo!

Again, for a friend who experiences negative moods often, this would make a really thoughful gift to them! The name might be a tad offensive, but if you just explain to them that the purpose you thought they would like the product is how clarifying and uplifting the scent is, I’m sure they’d be very appreciative!

Okay, so the name is a little odd. BUT, it does make my mind instantly start playing Amy Winehouse’s ‘Rehab’ in my mind – which isn’t such a bad thing!

The consistency of this shampoo is really lovely, as is the colour of it! It is just a super pale, transparent cream colour. Really simple and nice 🙂

I found this shampoo to be quite softening on my hair, and found that it generally lathered up quite well.

This shampoo cleans hair very well.

I found Rehab to have a slightly thickening effect on my hair!

My hair has seemed stronger recently than it usually does. I have extremely fine blonde hair, and usually it feels quite weak. I definitely think Rehab has helped with the strength of my hair!


Overall Conclusion:

Overall, I think this was a really nice shampoo. It was pretty basic, but felt somewhat like a staple product – everyone could do with a bottle of Rehab in their shower!

Honestly, I didn’t notice any massive change when using this shampoo. My hair does seem thicker and healthier than it used to, but I still lose a lot of hair whilst in the shower, my hair still gets greasy quickly etc. I think that I do overall like this shampoo – it just isn’t absolutely perfect I suppose!

Overall, I’m going to rate Rehab a 4 or a 5 star rating. It is difficult to pick between the two… I’m rating Rehab a 5/5* rating. I was going to give it a 4* rating but honestly, my hair has just been in much better shape recently, which will at least be partially due to Rehab. I’ve hardly been noticing any split ends in my hair and my hair has been both thicker and stronger.

– Storm

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Lush Golden Egg Bath Bomb Melt Review

Golden Egg Bath Bomb Melt:

Rating: 3/5*

Cons:

This bath bomb was super moisturising. As in, it was a little bit TOO moisturising. There was so much melted cocoa butter in the bath that the bath water was super greasy. The melted cocoa butter would mix with any dirt and dry skin on my body, and create this soapy residue, that clung to my skin and the sides of the bath tub. If this sounds a little nasty to you, perhaps you should give this bath product a miss!

This bath product is SUPER GLITTERY! You WILL get gold lustre all over your hands and anything that your hands touch once you have held Golden Egg. My phone case is still absolutely covered in golden lustre after using the Golden Egg last night! Don’t try Golden Egg if this sounds like a bit of a nuisance to you.

The show for Golden Egg wasn’t extremely impressive. The bath product fizzed away very slowly and softly, releasing golden lustre, yellow colorant, creamy foam and cocoa butter into the bath water. This is a relaxing bath bomb. If you are looking to be completely blown away, I’d give a different bath product a try!

This is an exclusive product for Lush’s Easter range! If you happen to love it, you’re going to have a difficult time stocking up on this bath product during other times of the year!

Golden Egg’s scent is really, really sickly! It is a vanilla, sweet, burnt toffee, creamy, perfumey sort of a scent. If you don’t like perfumey toffee scents, steer clear my friend!

The ultimate bath water that Golden Egg left my bath water was a yellow colour, with a slightly green tinge to it. I know a lot of people who do not like bath products that turn their bath water yellow – you’ve been warned!


Pros:

I received Golden Egg as a gift – and it made such a lovely gift 🙂 It is such a popular bath bomb – it feels amazing to be able to use one of the most popular Lush products of all time!

I think the lustre on Golden Egg is gorgeous. I even like that my phone case is now covered in the stuff. I always take a shower after I have a bath to rinse off any excess product, and even after doing so VERY thoroughly, I still found a subtle lustre on my skin 🙂 It made me feel like a sparkly Goddess!

I really like the scent of Golden Egg. It is very sickly, but I can’t resist it! I’m a sucker for caramel, syrupy, toffee, fudgy sorts of scents. If you are too then you are going to absolutely LOVE the smell of this bath product!

I remember sitting in the bath tub, and thinking about how awesome the bath water looked. I don’t know if anyone else had one of these as a kid, but the water looked like the glittery water sometimes found within a water snake. I’ll attach a picture to one below… Anyways, it looked awesome!

I felt so clean and moisturised after my bath with Golden Egg. The cocoa butter softened up my skin so much, that any even slightly dry skin was completely washed off when it came to washing my body. The cocoa butter also made my skin feel super lovely and moisturised once out of the bath. If you want your skin to feel super fresh, soft, healthy and moisturised, using Golden Egg is a really great way to achieve that feeling!

Golden Egg is so cute! It is an egg covered in golden lustre for God’s sake. How bloody adorable is that?!


Overall Conclusion:

Overall, I’m not entirely sure of what I actually think of the Golden Egg. It is extremely popular, and was a gift to me, so I definitely FEEL as though I’m supposed to absolutely love it. It was just so, so oily… I found myself scraping the buttery residue off of my skin almost constantly while I was in the bath, and what I would scrape off was REALLY nasty. The butter would just completely remove all old, dry skin from my body, as well as any dirt whatsoever, so the scraped off residue was just… Really gross.

That residue would then go on to cling to the sides of my bath. I almost always wash my hair, then my hands, then face and then body in the bath water, and then shower afterwards just to rinse off any leftover product. I couldn’t do that in the water that Golden Egg produced. I was fine to initially wet my face/hair with the water, but wouldn’t want to use to bath water to then rinse out any shampoo etc too – I had to do this using the shower head.  The residue along the sides of the bath was so nasty, that there was only one unaffected spot along the side of the bath tub which I could lean on!

I also wasn’t keen on the overall show of Golden Egg – although I wouldn’t actually say it was bad. It just wasn’t really anything that amazed me. I wan’t that happy with the colour that it left my bath water, and the scent was also a little bit too much for me I think

There were a lot of things I loved about Golden Egg though. I was cool with the lustre – it wasn’t problematic for me whatsoever, and I actually really enjoyed its inclusion in Golden Egg a lot. It gave the bath water a really lovely appearance overall. The toffee-ness of the scent was also absolutely lovely. One of the most important things, is how the bath product actually made me physically feel – and it did absolute wonders for my skin. Honestly, I don’t think my skin has ever felt so amazing after having taken a bath! Plus, this was such a cute product in general!

I’m finding it difficult to rate this bath product. Overall, I’m going to rate it a 3/5* rating. It was definitely more of a positive experience than a negative one, but this bath bomb was just way too buttery for my liking!

If I could put up with the negative sides of such a buttery bath, then I’d absolutely adore this bath bomb. I just really couldn’t!

– Storm

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Lush Refresher Shower Jelly Review

Refresher Shower Jelly (100g):

Rating: 5/5*

Cons:

Toward the end of its days, this shower jelly was extremely difficult to lather up. This was only really for the final time or two that I used the jelly, but I was really surprised with how little lather was coming from the jelly at this point.

Shower jellies are SUPER difficult to use up before their use by date – or at least Refresher was! I don’t fully remember when I received my Refresher jelly – I believe it was some time during the first week or two of January 2016. Its use by date was 15/02/17. I only managed to use this guy up yesterday – 17/05/17! It’s difficult to use up because you generally need such a small amount of product to wash your entire body with. If you aren’t cool with using products past their use-by date, maybe this jelly isn’t for you!

Refresher is a straight up lemon scented product. If you aren’t into citrus scents then you’re not going to like the smell of Refresher.


Pros:

I think Refresher Shower Jelly smells absolutely divine. It smells just like lemon sherbet sweets! It really does smell incredible!

This shower jelly lasts a really long time. You definitely get value for money when it comes to this product!

The appearance of Refresher is gorgeous! It is a bright, deep yellow colour, and is full of yellow lustre!

I found this Shower Jelly to be really moisturising! I think it is definitely more moisturising than some of Lush’s other body wash products. If you have dry skin or just love a moisturising body wash, give Refresher a try!

Everything about this shower jelly is super positive and uplifting. I personally received Refresher from my partner, as part of a gift set called ‘Happiness’. The occasion was very cheerful and uplifting in itself, and using a bright yellow,  lustre filled, lemon scented jelly type product, straight out of the fridge, called ‘Refresher’, first thing in the morning just really added to the entire feel of the product. It is just… Such a happy product! It’s like Lush injected some positive vibes into this jelly.


Overall Conclusion:

Overall, I really enjoyed this product – a lot! Many people find shower jellies difficult to use, but I never had this problem at all. I just would take the jelly out of its pot, rub it onto a wet shower pouf and voila. Easy!

I think Refresher is such a happy jelly! It would be quite a difficult product to not love in my opinion.

Overall, I’m going to rate Refresher a 5/5* rating, but only just! I’m actually not the BIGGEST fan of lemon scents – I don’t dislike them at all, but I can find them to be a bit “much” sometimes. I couldn’t really give Refresher any lower than 5 stars though – it really is an amazing product, and is strangely underrated!

– Storm

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Lush Sugar Scrub Shower Scrub Review

Sugar Scrub Shower Scrub:

Rating: 3/5*

Cons:

This sugar scrub was extremely abrasive to use! Sometimes after scrubbing my legs and arms, I would find little red streaks on my skin where I had used the scrub. If you have sensitive skin, DEFINITELY do not try this scrub!

After using this sugar scrub a few times, it had become rather damp and started to disintegrate. Any part of the scrub that this had happened to became a gel-like consistency, rather than a scrub – the gel was hardly scrubby at all! I think this is because of the scrub being made of sugar, so the scrub easily dissolves into water and combines to form a gel. If you’d prefer a hardier, more resilient scrub, I’d give on of Lush’s salt scrubs a try!

Sugar Scrub has a very herbal scent to it – it smells like fennel, lavender, ginger and slightly zesty. It predominantly smells like fennel and lavender though. I know a lot of people who really are not keen on those sorts of scents!

I didn’t really find that this scrub did THAT much for my skin. It never left my skin extremely soft, smooth or moisturised or anything like that. It wasn’t a mind-blowing product whatsoever.

I found Sugar Scrub to be a little messy, because of the fact that it would dissolve and form that gel-like substance between baths. I kept mine in the lid of a square Lush tin on the side of my bath tub. If you don’t like messy products, I’d give Sugar Scrub a miss!



Pros:

This is a really natural scrub. It’s mostly just sugar and oils. All the ingredients in this product are beneficial to the user to some way or another. It’s nice to know that you’re using such a natural product to exfoliate with 🙂

I really like the colour of Sugar Scrub! It is green, and makes me feel more like I’m using a very natural product that is good for my skin.

Sugar Scrub does work – toward the end of the product, I only had enough scrub left to exfoliate one of my legs. The scrubbed one was definitely felt much more smooth and silky than the unscrubbed one.

The scent of Sugar Scrub is very fresh.


Overall Conclusion:

Overall, I thought this scrub was just fine. It was fresh smelling and appearing product, and did its job (most of the time.) Sometimes the scrub would become too dissolved to work effectively as a scrub, and sometimes it would have the opposite problem, and feel far too harsh on my skin.

Although I enjoyed the freshness of Sugar Scrub’s scent, I’m not the biggest fan of the smell of fennel to be honest.

I don’t really have much more to say about it. It was a little boring to be honest, and wasn’t the best scrub I have used from Lush thus far. I’m going to rate this scrub a 3/5* rating – it did work for the most part, it just could really use some improvements here and there!

– Storm

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Lush Yellow Submarine Bath Bomb Review

Yellow Submarine Bath Bomb:

Rating: 3/5*

Cons:

This bath bomb leaves the bath water looking like many people peed in it. I’m not even kidding – it looks super yellow and kinda slightly frothy, but really not in a good way! If you HATE bathing in water that has this sort of a look to it, this is not a bath bomb you want to try!

The scent is quite sickly. To me it smelled like very sweet creamed coconut, or maybe coconut yoghurt. Either way, a super sweet coconut scent that definitely won’t be for everyone!

My Yellow Submarine tipped onto it’s side a little way into its show, and never turned back upright again. I like to let my bath bombs do their own thing, so I just left it that way. I expected him to float around upright for the entire show, so this was a little disappointing!

The colour the bath water turns is a real let down, because the show that the bath bomb provides is so colourful!

The scent of this bath bomb is very subtle – I could hardly smell it at all once I was in the tub, and couldn’t even really smell it very well while the bath bomb was fizzing away. If you like strongly scented bath bombs, this isn’t the one for you!

This was an exclusive product from Lush Oxford Street, and isn’t something that is readily available year-round. If you happen to get your hands on it, and happen to really like it, you’re going to find it difficult to stock up on!

This one was a really, really, really, REALLY slow fizzer. I honestly became a little antsy and fed up after around the 5 minute mark! I’m guessing the bath bomb took around 15 minutes to fizz away entirely. If you do not like slow fizzers, this one isn’t for you!

This bath bomb looks to me like it should smell of banana and marshmallow – like those banana candies and foamy candies in general that you eat as a child. It doesn’t smell like that at all though!


Pros:

This product is so cute! I mean, c’mon, it’s a bloomin’ yellow submarine!!! This product made me so nostalgic of times when I would watch The Yellow Submarine as a kid. The colours of the bath bomb and the show it provides perfectly represent the film. The Yellow Submarine bath bomb begins blowing out groovy bubbles toward the beginning of its show, and fizzes out beams of pink, yellow and pale yellow foam. The bath bomb slowly fizzes away around the bath tub, in a super chill fashion. I think this is the type of product that anyone who has seen The Yellow Submarine HAS to try at least once!

I really liked the colours of this bath bomb. They were super cute – a pale yellow submarine with a bright pink tail end.

The bath bomb really helped to soften my skin, and when it came to exfoliating (something I always do after washing my face and before shaving,) I was able to remove loads of dead skin! I know that’s pretty nasty, but my skin was soooo smooth and soft afterwards! If you want to have super smooth skin then exfoliate after bathing with this guy!

I received this as a gift from my partner, and it made a really fun gift! Perhaps this would be a good bath bomb to give to a Yellow Submarine fan as a gift 🙂

This product is vegan and, of course, is a Lush product! Two very good things 🙂


Overall Conclusion:

Overall, I loved the concept and appearance of this bath bomb SO MUCH! I also liked the softening effect that it had on my skin. The idea of the bath bomb was brilliant overall, but I wasn’t personally very keen on the scent of it. It was too sickly for me! The scent was also way too subtle for me – I love it when I can still smell the bath bomb in my hair the morning after having taken a bath. This bath bomb also fizzes away WAY too slowly, and the end result was kinda icky to be honest.

Overall, I’m going to rate this bath bomb a 3/5* rating. It was a really fun concept for a bath bomb, and I’m really glad it was one that I got to try! The cons were pretty big for me though to be honest.

– Storm

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Lush Daddy-O Shampoo Review

Daddy-O Shampoo (100g):

Rating: 2/5*

Cons:

I found that I’d lose quite a bit of hair in the shower after using this shampoo… This is something I have found with a few of Lush’s shampoos (such as Cynthia Sylvia Stout,) so I know this wasn’t just a flukey thing! Maybe it is the SLS in the product, or perhaps it is just too drying on my hair. Either way, this was obviously definitely a con for me!

Daddy-O was difficult to lather up. I’d squirt a bit of shampoo into my hand and attempt to lather it into my hair, with little success. I’d have to repeat this process a few times before my hair felt like I had used enough shampoo to actually thoroughly clean it. I’d end up using probably around 4 squirts of shampoo on average to clean my hair properly – it would really depend on how many days I went without washing my hair! Anyway, this process could be quite time consuming and irritating!

I didn’t REALLY notice much of a change in the colour of my hair or anything. Maybe a slight change, but definitely not a massive one! (This shampoo is supposed to reduce brassy tones in blonde hair and make the hair appear brighter and lighter.)

I’d always need to both condition my hair AND apply R&B Hair Moisturiser after using Daddy-O, because it just wasn’t very nourishing!

The scent of Daddy-O is very sweet and quite a natural sort of scent – definitely not everyone’s cup of tea!


Pros:

This is a purple shampoo, some some people with very light hair may find that it helps to fend away those brassy tones!

This shampoo physically looks gorgeous! It is a gorgeous, deep, extremely pigmented purple colour, and has a metallic sheen to it.

I think the name of this shampoo is quite sweet!

This shampoo lasted me and my partner quite a long time. I received this shampoo on 1st February, and although I didn’t start using it right away, I did start using it not too long after receiving it. I used up the last bit of this shampoo on Sunday 8th May, which means it lasted both me and my partner around 3 months. Considering it was only a little 100g bottle of shampoo, I think this is pretty damn good!

This shampoo smells really good. It smells clean, fresh, and like Parma Violet sweets. It also has this very green undertone to it – almost a very pleasant woodsy, grassy scent. This undertone becomes much more prominent while using the shampoo in the shower, and I think is an aspect of the scent of this shower gel that is very special and unique! I LOVE the scent of Daddy-O shampoo!

This is one of Lush’s vegan shampoos, so you know you aren’t adding to the harm of any animals by using it 🙂

Although I didn’t notice much of a change in the colour of my hair or anything, I did notice that my hair did seem to be very SLIGHTLY lighter in general.

This being a Lush shampoo means it is pretty much all natural, and the ingredients are quite good for your hair!

Daddy-O definitely cleaned my hair very thoroughly!

After using Daddy-O, my hair would usually feel quite soft.

This shampoo really increased the volume of my hair! My hair always would feel rather thick compared to usual after having used this shampoo.


Overall Conclusion:

Overall, I wanted to love this shampoo – I really did! When it comes to a shampoo causing me to lose more hair than I usually would in the shower though, well, that’s a huge no-no. I’m not exactly what caused this – it isn’t something I found with most of the shampoos I have used from Lush, only a few of them. I think it could possibly be due to the shampoo not going very far once in the hair. This being the case has a knock on effect – it means I have to spend a lot of time to repeatedly add more product to my hair and trying to lather up. Perhaps this increased amount of time having SLS in contact with my roots caused some of my hair to fall out! Also, perhaps all the extra lathering I needed to do caused my hair to become a little tangled, and maybe some hair came out that way.

Overall, I’m afraid I’m going to give Daddy-O a rating of 2/5*. I’m giving it this rating because overall, using the product was a negative experience. Maybe continuously finding little locks of hair in the bath tub would be a good thing for some people who really want their hair thinned out, but I have extremely thin hair, so this was absolutely terrifying for me! I also don’t think it’s a very healthy thing to be happening in general… I would comb my hair very thoroughly with a fine toothed comb beforehand, so there would be no way that they were simply loose hairs/hairs that had already detached themselves from my head.

It is a real shame, because I really enjoyed so much about this shampoo! Ah well, until next time!

– Storm

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Lush Let The Good Times Roll Fresh Cleanser Review

I’m so gutted that I’ve finished this cleanser up! It was such a pleasure to use. I bought it using a gift card during the Boxing Day sale last year, and I only just finished it yesterday, so it has lasted me around 4 1/2 months in total! I hope you enjoy my review 🙂


Let The Good Times Roll Fresh Cleanser (100g):

Rating: 5/5*

Cons:

This product smells so good. If you find it difficult to resist things that smell absolutely incredible, well, you may find yourself accidentally trying to taste this cleanser… I wish I was joking, but I genuinely licked this cleanser… On more than one occasion… It didn’t even taste bad! After watching tons of videos where YouTubers describe their first impressions of this product on cleanser, I know I’m not the only one who has tried to steal a taste!

I know this cleanser lasted me a while, but it didn’t feel long enough honestly. You’re going to feel like this product runs out really quickly, because it is such a nice product to use that you’re just going to want it to last forever!

Okay, if this stuff gets in your eye, even just a little bit of it, you’re screwed. Okay, not screwed, but your eyes will really, really hurt. The consistency of this cleanser is pretty much like sand, so just imagine little grains of damp sand in your eyes… Not very pleasant. If you have sensitive eyes then perhaps you should give a different Lush cleanser a try.

The scent of this cleanser is super sweet, and is definitely the sort of scent that after continuous use, most people will probably start to find quite sickly. If you don’t like super sweet scents then steer clear of LLGTR!

This cleanser has a great consistency in general, but sometimes it is difficult to know how much product you need to get the desired scrubbiness. I would apply some of the cleanser to my face, begin scrubbing it around and after just 20 seconds or so, I’d find that I needed to apply more cleanser to my face. I like to rub my cleanser into my skin for around 90 seconds, to make sure I’m making full use of all of those good properties of the cleanser. If you’re not into the idea of having to re-apply your cleanser whilst cleansing, try a different cleanser 🙂

This is a very foody cleanser. Some people might not like rubbing a food-like product onto their face!


Pros:

This cleanser will make your face baby soft, silky smooth and feel super moisturised. The texture of my skin was instantly improved upon using this product – any bumps were just completely smoothed out. My skin always, ALWAYS felt AMAZING after using this cleanser! If you want your facial skin to feel amazing, try this cleanser!

The smell of this cleanser is so lovely – it’s always nice to cleanse your face with something that smells good! It smells like digestive biscuits, gingerbread, popcorn, caramel… All good things! I like the thought of my face smelling like sweet biscuits 🙂

A massive pro for me is that this cleanser doesn’t really get stuck in your hairline. I find that with a lot of Lush cleansers, little bits will get stuck in my hairline, but that doesn’t happen with LLTGR at all! If this is something you have had trouble with in the past with Lush’s cleansers, try this one!

This cleanser does a great job of actually cleansing my skin! 😀

I quite like the name of this product. ‘Let The Good Times Roll’ just sounds so positive!

This is a vegan cleanser.

This cleanser lasts quite a good amount of time! It lasted me 4 1/2 months before I used it all up. I admit that I have also been using a few other cleansers during that time, but I have predominantly been using LLTGR!

I find this fresh cleanser so easy to make a mixture with. What I do is wet my face and hands fully. I then grab a fairly small blob of cleanser, and place it into the palm of my hand. I use any left-over droplets of water on my fingers and hand to mix the cleanser into a smooth, even texture. Once I’ve achieved this, I just apply it to my face! I rub it around for 90 seconds, and then rinse it off. Perfection!

Okay, this kinda shouldn’t be a pro because it isn’t something you should do, but this cleanser tastes pretty good…

I really like the texture of LLGTR! The smell of it and texture of it genuinely makes me feel like I am rubbing crushed up Biscoff biscuits onto my face! Super fun! 🙂

This cleanser technically expired on the 2nd March, but it has been absolutely find to use for an additional 2 months and a week after this date. If you’re worried about your product going off then as long as you are using it continuously, you don’t have anything to worry about! The scent, appearance, texture and effectiveness of my cleanser didn’t change at all for the entire duration that I used it for.

The ingredients of this cleanser are pretty natural!


Overall Conclusion:

Overall, this cleanser was amazing! It made my face feel incredible, and it smelt really good! I loved the consistency of it too 🙂

I’m going to rate this cleanser a 5/5* rating!

I know I’ve been giving everything a 5/5* rating recently – I guess I’ve just been using some really good products up! My ratings are definitely honest though, and take into account all the pros and cons of the product. My face has just possibly never ever felt as amazing after cleansing as it does after using Let The Good Times Roll! I would HIGHLY recommend trying this cleanser. I know it seems a little gimmicky and even hyped up, but it is with very good reason! This truly is a very good cleanser 🙂

– Storm