So I’m going on holiday today – eek! Well, we’re leaving straight after work tonight to head off down to Manchester where we’re staying in a hotel before jetting off tomorrow morning. We’re flying into Atlanta where we’re meeting the parents then staying up in the mountains nearby for a week before travelling down to Savannah to spend a week at the coast. And having not had a holiday since Florida last year, I’m ridiculously excited; I’ve had my case packed and ready to go since Sunday, and that’s a feat for me!
Despite my preparations in “real life”, I’m a bit behind in internet life, as in, I’m not entirely sure what will be happening to the blog while I’m away. I had big plans to schedule posts (as usual!), but thus far, there are only a couple of these done. I’ve also hinted at Ben that I’ll be blogging while we’re there but he isn’t exactly enthusiastic about that to say the least! So, my plan is to see how many posts I can get written at the airport tomorrow morning – challenge accepted! (We’ll see…)
I have been promising you Lush reviews for ages now since my big Oxford Street haul, so I thought I’d dive in with a couple of those as quick posts for while I’m gone. First up: the Yoga Bomb.
This cost £3.75, so slightly on the pricier end of the bath bomb scale. It has a woody and heady smell when still in bomb form (ie. before use, is there a better way to say this?!) and is a slightly boring rusty orange in colour. I picked this one up as I was tempted by the promises of yoga and zen-like relaxation for those stressful evenings, but I wasn’t terribly excited by the appearance of it as is. I did a little research beforehand though and found something interesting: this bath bomb does something interesting in the middle, changes colour!
So apparently my photographing bath bombs skills are somewhat limited. There were moments where it was very close to the phone falling in the bath with said bomb and a vast amount of very blurry pictures because bath bombs don’t stay still! Nevertheless, I still managed to grab a few almost usable pictures showing the pretty that happens when you reach the middle. I was also intrigued by the honeycomb-like bubbles it produced.
But okay, is this just me being weird?! When I normally use a bath bomb, I chuck it in the bath and jump straight in after it then watch the colour change around me. When you see reviews, it looks like the blogger puts the bath bomb in and leaves it to do its thing, only getting in after it’s finished. But doesn’t the bath get cold in that time?! This one took like 15 minutes to get to the stage you see above, by which point I was bored and got in the bath. Just me?!
And finally, this leaves your bath a lovely shade of sparkly orange, very sparkly I should say. Very sparkly as in when the cat jumped in the bath after I’d emptied it (yes, Belle spends half of her life in the bath), she came out covered in glitter. So be warned, bath-loving-cat-owners, your cat may end up sparkly. I was amused by this, her sister Charlie was jealous, and Ben was not happy as the glitter than transferred to our sheets and carpets…still not a problem in my book!