GIVE YOUR BODY THE LOVE IT DESERVES THIS VALENTINE’S DAY ft LUSH COSMETICS

The season of luuuuuurve is upon us, and LUSH is stepping in as love doctor once again this year by providing all the goods to spice things up just that little bit more. Whether you’re celebrating the day of love with your partner, or wallowing in your single life pleasures, pampering yourself (and your loved one) is always important and the perfect time to do so is now thanks to the 2018 LUSH Valentine’s Day collection available in stores and online until 14th February.

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BATH & UNWIND

It don’t matter if it’s 10 or 40 degrees outside, I enjoy a good bath all year-round. And if you’re like me and fancy yourself a bit of a bath connoisseur, you’d always be looking for the next best product that will take your experience to the next level, whether it’d be upping the fun factor or slowing it down for some blissful relaxation. As part of my quest to find the best bath products, I’m sharing some of my latest obsessions in this post covering bubble bath, bath salts and bath milks.

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HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE LUSHMAS

Tis’ the season to be jolly, because the Lush Christmas range for 2017 is upon us! And by ‘have yourself a merry little LUSHmas’  I mean to surround yourself with as much of their sweet and festive aromas as you can. Sleep on a cloud of it, wash your dishes with it, bath your pets in it, anything you please because you probably won’t be able to get enough of it.

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A real-life Dad reviews the LUSH Father’s Day range

It’s time for another LUSH Cosmetics limited edition range, and this time we welcome the LUSH Father’s Day collection. I thought it would be insightful to get a realistic view and opinion of the range so that if you’re thinking of purchasing something for your father you can be more confident in your choices (and so you can stop asking your Mum for gift inspiration). I enjoy bringing my family into the mix here on The Beauty & the Geek. My partner Sam has been a guest reviewer on my blog before (read his ideas on the men’s Bellobox here), but it’s time for me to introduce my Dad to the blogosphere. I’ve asked him to trial and review the LUSH Father’s Day range, a challenge he graciously (and very surprisingly) accepted.

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Parabens in Cosmetics: A miscarriage of Justice?

Um.. sorry about the dramatic title, that’s just the forensic scientist in me. My post may not be as dramatic as the title suggests, but I wanted to explore the controversy surrounding synthetic preservatives in cosmetics, in particular the use of parabens, and to judge with my own opinion whether this controversy and the associated scaremongering marketing tactic is justified by real science and critical judgement.

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Let’s Talk Trash: Product Empties

Welcome back beauties!

This post is the next long-awaited instalment of my product empties series, where I chat about products I’ve used up and give a short verdict for if I’ll repurchase or not. I’ve chosen to do these posts quarterly, because I am naturally horrendous at committing to emptying products I’ve opened and monthly posts wouldn’t be interesting with one or two empties…

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LUSH 2017 Easter Collection Preview

Welcome back beauties!

We are now well into March (urgh), and unless you’ve been living in hibernation you would have seen the Easter themed products, chocolates and decorations in stores recently in the lead up to the Easter season. Which means, it’s time to prepare yourself for another limited edition range from LUSH!

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