Thursday, June 7, 2018

3 Empties: LUSH, Bath and BodyWorks and Victoria's Secret Body Washes

Greetings and Nailutations,

It's another installment of 3 empties, where I review 3 products I have used up and express my opinion on how well they worked, how they smelled, their packaging and if I'd make a repeat purchase.  Today I'm going through 3 body washes that can be picked up at the local mall!


Now let's get to the empties!

The first product that I used up is from LUSH and it was Snow Fairy Shower Gel.  I got this during a big sale on line.  You know....this will no longer be available - must buy now kind of sale.  I'm a sucker for those.


Scent: Snow Fairy is described as candy-scented.  As soon as I opened it, I thought LIES...ALL LIES!  I did not pick up a sweet sugar scent of a delicious candy, but rather an over-powering scent of bubblegum.  FYI - I only like bubble gum scented things in actual bubble gum.
Feel: It lathered nicely, but had shimmer in it.  I'm not a fan of pieces of "things" in my shower gel, peanut butter or orange juice.  
Packaging: Plastic bottle with tilted lid top.
Buy Again: nope, not for me

The next product Bath and BodyWorks Shower Gel in the scent Love and Sunshine.


Scent: Love and Sunshine is described as having key notes of "sun-kissed daisies, sweet lemon, mara strawberry, golden honeysuckle, sunshine musk".  My laymen's nose thought of it as a clean fruity scent.
Feel: The usual B and BW Shower Gel, it lathers, it cleans, it's highly perfumed and leaves your skin a bit dry (I always have to moisturize after using B and BW shower gels)
Packaging: Plastic container
Buy Again: NO!  While I enjoyed the scent, I'm loving making better choices more.  What do I mean by that?  Basically Cruelty Free (CF).  While B and BW does not test their end products on animals - they don't necessary require their ingredients to be.  I will be using up what I have left in my pantry of soaps from B and BW and no longer supporting the company.  By the way this is BIG for me - my mom always gave me gift cards to them for Christmas (which I asked her not to as of last year).  

The last product I have to share is Victoria's Secret Angel Wash.  I got this such a long time ago (free gift with purchase kind of thing) and I finally used it.  This is the first real body product I've used from VS.


Scent: Heavenly is described as white musk sandalwood vanilla and white peony.  It was a soft delicate scent, I picked up more of the sandalwood than anything else.
Feel: It lathered nicely 
Packaging: Squeeze bottle, travel size
Buy Again: Pass, as VS is not CF

WOW!  I just realized that all 3 were a pass for me!  Have you tried any of these products?  What was your experience like?

Happy Emptying,

Kristi aka BeginNails
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14 comments:

  1. I am glad to read that you are now starting to support CF products. Yay!

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  2. I don't care for LUSH Snow Fairy either, way too sweet. I like the sound of the VS scent but I'm trying to make better choices too.

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  3. I would pass on these three too.

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  4. Haha, good old Snow Fairy! My favorite thing about it was always the glitter. The scent is not my favorite, but I actually have a bottle in my shower right now, so I must not hate it that much.

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  5. I haven't tried any of these. It's so awesome that you're going in a cruelty free direction.

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  6. I’m obsessed with the SnownFairy scent, but then I love all the bubble gum scented things and even my favorite ice cream is bubble gum!!

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  7. I have used the last two empties before and they smell amazing, never tried anything from lush before
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  8. I actually really like Snow Fairy and Rose Jam, and stock up on both during the Christmas sale!

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  9. Mmm Snowfairy! That's one of my favorite Lush scents ever.

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  10. Lush products are such a hit or miss for me. Sometimes they smell great and don't work well. But I do loe perusing their counters.

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  11. If B&BW could go CF I think that would be huge for them!

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  12. I have yet to get my hands on Snow Fairy but every year I hear great things. Maybe next season I will grab some!!

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  13. I used to have the Love & Sunshine. I love that scent so much! CVS had one that was their brand that was really similar.

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  14. People are obsessed with snow fairy and vom! Hate it. I do love their body wash though. I’m currently using berry merry Christmas from their Christmas line and loving it

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