Wednesday, 26 September 2012

A mixed review - Lush Shower Jelly

I love showers, especially when I use my very fast one. I never have baths. I was intrigued when I found out about the Lush shower jelly from other Bloggers, definitely different from shower gel. Due to curiosity, I bought "Sweetie Pie Shower Jelly".


I have mixed feelings about this product because I personally think it has a mixture of advantages and disadvantages. Here is my opinion -

Avantages
  • Like most Lush products it smells gorgeous (in the pot). It smells like actual sweets, it reminds me of a medicine I used to have as a child, possibly Calpol. I just love sniffing it. 
  • It's a fun product. I seriously had a funny shower trying to use this shower. It is like jelly, it wobbled out of my hand and it was amusing trying to keep hold of it. 
  • It isn't too pricey. My little but generously sized pot cost £3.10.
Disadvantages
  • It's hard to use. It does wobble and as your in the shower you do get wet. It pretty hard to cling onto a slippery piece of jelly AND scrub it all over your body properly. 
  • The only part of my body that smelt nice after my shower were my hands which had spent most of the shower clinging onto the jelly. I expected to smell a bit "sweety" due to the way the product smells - I didn't at all. I was really disappointed. 
  • It's time consuming. I really wouldn't recommend using it if you're in a rush. 


My camera didn't like this product - I'm sorry this picture is over exposed. 
I will be doing a bit research to find out if there is an easier way to use the product. I think I may also use a bit more of the jelly next time.  However I do not think I will be repurchasing this product. I love Lush and I kind of like the product but I don't think it's worth the hassle and I like to smell nice after my showers!

Have any of you used this product? What was your opinion? xx

P.S I love Lush. I'm sorry if I sound negative, I know my "disadvantages" were. I just want to give you all my honest opinion.

8 comments:

  1. This was a really good honest review! :D I used this shower jelly a few years ago and I remember I had the same problem that when I was using it I found I was wasting a lot of it from it slipping out of my hands in the shower :(
    The lush shower gels leave a really nice smell of your skin this is one of my fave's :D x
    https://www.lush.co.uk/product/194/Happy-Hippy-Shower-Gel-100g

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    1. Yeah it is really annoying!! I need to try their actual shower gels :) x

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  2. I tried to use my shower jelly last night, after giving up on it about 6 months ago & it is rediculous how difficult it is to use- think i'm going to have to give up on it again, there has to be an easier way to use it!! poppy xx

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    1. It is ridiculous, I've given up too. I prefer shower gel! xx

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  3. I had the same problem as you but I found that if you break of a bit then put it on a loofah (those puffy shower/bath/cleaning thingys) then its so much easier to use and lathered really wel for me xx

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    1. Okay thank-you, I shall give it a try :) xx

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  4. Ahah I'm not the only one who had problems trying to have a shower with this XD

    A loser like me

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