Lush Metamorphosis Bath Bomb!

Lush Metamorphosis Bath Bomb!
Hey everyone!
Jake and I were out having a browse recently and popped into Lush as i said he could pick a few things he wanted for his birthday, this was a bit of a bad move as I try to stay away from Lush recently due to lack of funds and the amount things I’m just so persuaded to buy. But of course I came across something that I really liked and seeing as it was only ONE thing, I got talked into treating myself (by myself…shh).
That one thing was the “Metamorphosis” bath bomb, as you can probably tell from my blog logo I’m a bit of a sucker for dark, gothicy things and the look and smell of this definitely tickled my gothic bath bomb fantasies. It’s a medium grey colour covered in dark grey glitter and looks just like a meateor which I thought was a pretty fabulous design, the only thing is that I’m one of those people that has an odd aversion to things having continuous holes in them so I can’t look at it for too long without it giving me the creeps.
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The smell of Metamorphosis reminds me of Christmas as it’s got some quite strong cinnamon undertones which I absolutely LOVE. Mixed with black pepper it’s a super perfect one for you if you’re not into all the super sweet marshmallow-y ones that Lush sell, Jake also picked one of these to try as one of his little birthday treats so i’d also say it’d be a really nice gift for a man who likes a pamper or a soak in the bath. Its a very warm and spicy scent and also contains Myrrh which is a natural anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory – a good one for detoxing.
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First putting it into the bath, it turned the water a charcoal colour and left a sparkly layer on top, the spicy scent it released was really lovely and quite captivating making me think it would be fabulous made into a candle. It carried on like this for a good minute or so before bursting into colour releasing green and pink for a while and then orange and yellow, which I thought was a really cool and unexpected addition to the bath bomb. The colours didn’t stay around for long though and the bath water just sort of ended up a mouldy grey colour with the glitter disappearing too.
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I didn’t really feel like it left much moisture on my skin after I got out either which is one thing I really look forward to when using a bath bomb and it also seemed to leave an odd, grey stain down one of my legs which took a minute or so to scrub off afterwards with my towel. I was pretty disappointed with this bath bomb to be honest, as nice as the smell and the look of it is, it didn’t live up to the usual experience and therefore expectation I have from Lush products. The aroma was definite the highlight of the bath bomb and I’ll definitely be looking for more subtle and spicy products to use in the future as I’m usually a big sucker for sweetness.
I was hoping it might’ve been a new favourite for me but the “Dragons Egg” bath bomb is still in reigning power!
What are your favourite bath products from Lush? If you’ve tried Metamorphosis, were you expecting more from it?
’Til next time,
BTB Xx
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  1. This is Kat.
    26th July 2017 / 4:10 pm

    This looks so cool before and after its been used! I’m not too sure I would be keen on the smell but at least it looks pretty! x

    • 27th July 2017 / 10:30 pm

      You might be pleasantly surprised, it’s not too in your face 🙂 X

  2. Jade Mayhead
    26th July 2017 / 4:18 pm

    I love the colors in the middle of it, shame they didn’t stay! Im sad to hear you didn’t like this as much as normal, but at least you have a new scent to play around with xo

    • 27th July 2017 / 10:29 pm

      I know it is a real shame as it looked so funky in the beginning! Yes I’ll deffo be looking into more spicy scents in the future! X

  3. 26th July 2017 / 4:15 pm

    I rarely buy anything from Lush, but when I have I’ve loved it. Dragons Egg sounds cool!

    • 27th July 2017 / 10:30 pm

      Dragons Egg is FABULOUS. I’d 100% recommend it everytime!!

  4. 26th July 2017 / 4:23 pm

    I recently bought their new jelly bath bombs that are supposed to be moisturising so you should check those out! I love the way this bomb looks, it’s a shame it’s not as great as their others though!

    • 27th July 2017 / 10:26 pm

      Ooh I recently saw those and REALLY wanna get my hands on some so I definitely will soon! I know, only 1 out of hundreds of super fab products, though! X

  5. Covet Luxe
    26th July 2017 / 5:40 pm

    The colours bursting out looks amazing! Shame this was a disappointment, I would’ve thought the colour wouldn’t end up a dull one. Maybe this isn’t one that’ll stay on my wishlist, thanks for the honest review x

    • 27th July 2017 / 10:25 pm

      I know, it is a real shame, I had such high expectations of it! I’ve never been this disappointed by a Lush product before!! X

  6. 26th July 2017 / 5:11 pm

    Oh my, this is stunning! Such a shame it didn’t work out!

  7. 26th July 2017 / 5:36 pm

    What a cool bath bomb! I love Lush and I am defintely in desperate need of some new bath bombs! Might have to give this one a go! Awesome post!

    • 27th July 2017 / 10:25 pm

      The scent is deffo the highlight, go for it! 🙂 X

  8. 26th July 2017 / 8:12 pm

    WOW! This bath bomb is right down my street, i’m not quite girly enough for the bright pink, marshmellow and all things sweet smelling bombs so this would be amazing! I don’t know why but I really love subtle hints of black pepper mixed with sweet things so i’m going to lush this weekend to buy this! Thanks! Shan | Shutupshan.com xx

    • 27th July 2017 / 10:24 pm

      I will literally take anything other than Lavender to put in the bath, I’m such a sucker for any bath products!! But yeah the spicy ones are often the ones I tend to remember as they’re a bit more rare 🙂 Xx

  9. 26th July 2017 / 8:58 pm

    Mate i so wish i could use bathbombs but they make my vagina so angry. Cinnamon and black pepper sounds amazing!

    • 27th July 2017 / 10:23 pm

      That sucks girl, get some unscented ones maybe!?

    • 27th July 2017 / 10:22 pm

      Aww thank you so much! They are my weakness too, I have so many future ones lined up that I want to review so keep those eyes peeled haha! The cinnamon is definitely my favourite thing about it! X

  10. 27th July 2017 / 12:00 pm

    Awww I’m sorry this was so disappointing as it looked so cool! I love the extra little burst of colour! I’m not a huge bath bomb fan.. I hate sitting in the bath just chilling! Lol
    PaleGirlRambling xo

    • 27th July 2017 / 10:21 pm

      The colour was a nice surprise, just didn’t live up to expectation! Haha omg it’s probably my favourite thing to do!! X

  11. 27th July 2017 / 1:49 pm

    wow that is one incredible bath bomb, definitely now on my wish list x

  12. Chloe Rennard
    27th July 2017 / 9:18 pm

    That looks so cool – kind of like the Death Star!

    • 27th July 2017 / 10:21 pm

      Didn’t think of it like that, you’re right!

    • 27th July 2017 / 10:59 pm

      It’s always good to have a back log of pamper products 🙂 X

  13. 28th July 2017 / 2:21 pm

    ooo this one must be new I have never seen it before! looks stunning and I love the colours that it turns your bath!! I need it haha 🙂

    Sophia xo // sophiaaaxo.com

    • 29th July 2017 / 7:18 am

      It’s on the website to order and in stores from Monday I think ☺️ X

  14. 30th July 2017 / 4:41 pm

    OK, so I have a hard time with Lush products because I used to eat shaving cream as a kid…….And I know that’s been 20 years, but I’m afraid I will just be sitting in the bath, running a marshmallow melt under the water and my childhood self will be like ” come on, what’s one little bite? Remember the shaving cream?
    https://damngirlgetyourshittogether.com/

  15. luxblush
    31st July 2017 / 10:35 am

    I can’t look at this bath bomb for too long either, as the holes just creep me out haha! I love the sound of the scent of this, but I’m really not sure about the colour!xx

    Hannah | luxuryblush

  16. 2nd August 2017 / 7:39 am

    Lush bath bombs are my absolute favourites. This wouldn’t be one I would normally pick up from the shelves by the look of it but i love the colours it leaves in your bath x

  17. 11th August 2017 / 1:49 pm

    I love the Blackberry bath bomb but I’ve heard it’s being discontinued along with The Comforter, I’m so mad! Can’t help but still love Lush though x

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      11th August 2017 / 8:20 pm

      Ooh i’ve never tried it! I love The Comforter though, that’s such a shame 🙁 X

  18. Veronica Bizzarri
    14th August 2017 / 7:35 pm

    Such a shame you were disappointed with this bath bomb! I love the sound of the scent it has as I’m really not into the very overly flower scents, the swirl of colour in the grey is a nice surprise.. sucks you had to scrub the colour off your skin xx

    Ronnie // http://www.veronicabizzarri.com

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      14th August 2017 / 8:37 pm

      Yeah it is a shame, the smell is the best thing about it! Just was a bit underwhelming compared to lush standards! Xx

  19. 17th August 2017 / 10:55 am

    I love this bath bomb! So tempted to buy this..
    Stelle Xx
    Velvetteddy1.wordpress.com

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