LUSH Haul – Nanuet, NY

I am back! From blogging daily to not blogging at all, my goal for this year is to blog once a week. The end of 2014 consisted of internships, school, and of course, lots of LUSH and new cosmetics! I am behind on many reviews, hauls, and social media tips that will soon be posted. This blog marks my first of 2015 with many more to come!


LUSH Cosmetics – Nanuet, NY

Nanuet Haul

This summer I met my friend in Nanuet, NY for a shopping excursion halfway between my house and hers. We ate a tasty lunch at Bonefish Grill and then enjoyed the sunny, cloudless day walking from store to store. The shopping excursion included Victoria Secret, Paper Source, Lululemon, Sephora, and LUSH! This LUSH is an oasis in a concrete jungle with a friendly, knowledgable staff and spacious environment. My friend stocked up on skin care while I purchased these products:

  • Dirty Shaving Cream – Even though this product is recommended for the face, I love using it on my legs with the fresh smell and close shave.
  • It’s Raining Men Shower Gel – This classic, sweet, toffee LUSH scent is a favorite among many. Use this product to give your body a sweet treat!
  • Silky Underwear Dusting Powder – Dusting Powder is a must after using a Massage Bar. This jasmine formula keeps your skin silky smooth!
  • Pink Fun – Each Fun color from LUSH has a different smell. The Pink Fun has a similar scent to Snow Fairy (LUSH holiday scent). Fun can be used for bath time fun, a bubble bar, or even soap!
  • Pop in the Bath Bubble Bar – The happy Bubble Bar – A classic Bubble Bar used to invoke happy thoughts in a tub full of bubbles and bergamot!
  • Shark Fin Soap – Check out my #finfree blog.
  • Nanuet LUSH Bag – Every time a new LUSH location opens, the store has a special bag and exclusive product. The Nanuet store opened a month before I visited. My goal is to pick up a LUSH bag from each store I visit.

The LUSH Employee pictured below was great to talk too! He had LUSH Kitchen purchases behind the register he shared with guests. I was lucky enough to smell and wear the 29 High St. Perfume! Make sure you stop by this location! What LUSH location is your favorite?

Lovely Jubblies Breast Cream

This has been a long awaited post… but I had to find an appropriate time to talk about breast cream! Yes, Lovely Jubblies Body Lotion from LUSH is a floral breast cream.

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This cream is packed with meadowsweet infusion and tiger lily petals. These ingredients acts like an anti-agent by tightening and firming skin (perfect for areas prone to dropping). Lovely Jubblies also softens the skin.

I adore this lotion. I use it on by décolletage, under my eyes, and on the back of my arms. It works quite well. Plus, it smells wonderfully! This lotion has one of the best floral smells from LUSH. It contains orange blossom, jasmine, and rose.

This is my second (yes, this product is good enough for a repurchase) pot of this cream. I use it a few times of week. I suggest Lovely Jubblies for anyone who loves lotions, floral smells, and soft skin!


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Who is excited for Shark Week? I think I am more excited for the Shark Fin Soap! I hope this is not a hoax… I need some of this pronto! This campaign supports the Fin Free organization that addresses the reoccurring manslaughter of sharks. Pick one up in your local LUSH store starting July 30!

#lily5x5 Madness

Look through my blog history and notice how many times I blog about #lilly5x5’s. I bet it is nearing 50. I LOVE #lilly5x5. Actually, I just LOVE Lilly Pulitzer in general. Their marketing, PR, social media, clothes, fashion, graphic design, and everything else gets my heart pumping!


I want to share my favorite #lilly5x5’s from the past few months. Hopefully, you enjoy them as much as I do!

Lilly Pulitzer posts new #lilly5x5’s 5 days a week around 5 o’clock (hence, 5×5). You can discover the archive of 5×5’s on their Pinterest board.


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Lilly confirmed that EVERYONE has been wanting to get some #lilly5x5 images. The company created a book that features many of the images. They gave some away in a contest and as gifts when a customer purchased x amount. Do you like this idea?

Light Pink Color Supplement – LUSH

Hello all! I am so excited because I have less than two days until break! I am super thrilled and happy that I am going to Houston. So I will be out of this polar-vortex in New York! So today I wanted to do a recommended review on the Light Pink Color Supplement from LUSH Cosmetics:

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COLOR: This is a beautiful light pink color supplement. It matches my face perfectly… I really do not have to do any else when I use this as a foundation. It can be used in many ways. I have seen it mixed with moisturizers to form a BB cream, as a concealer to cover blemishes and finally, the way I use it, as a foundation!

TEXTURE: I love this product also because of the texture. It is not to to to light but also not to heavy! It is the perfect consistency for usage on the face because it is not cake-y but heavy enough to cover blemishes and problem areas.

SKIN TYPE: This is a great color for people who have pink toned skin with rosy cheeks. My skin is quite fair and it blends in nicely. I also do add a powder over my face to set this color supplement! Additionally, it works wonders on my dry skin. I have not encountered any breakouts from this product! The other colors that they offer in their supplements are: Dark Pink, Light Yellow, Dark Yellow, and  Jackie Oats.

INGREDIENTS: Here are some of the ingredients in this product: fresh rose infusion, soya oil and rice bran. Those are the three main ones with the featured ingredient being the fresh rose infusion. These are the same ingredients in all of the LUSH color supplements.

Have you tried any of the LUSH color supplements? If so, how do you use them?

Valentine’s Social Media – Nail Art

So this blog post is more for my nail polish followers. With the upcoming and passing of Valentine’s day, Instagram accounts have been filled with Valentine nail art pictures and colors! Pink and red and all the other colors surrounding Valentine’s Day make for beautiful polishes. Here are three of my favorite nail art love trends:

Post #1: This is an Instagram post from @shopncla. ncLA is an awesome nail polish company based out of Los Angeles, California. There polishes last a while and make for a great manicure! This particular post was a repost from @faustgil who is wearing ncLA’s limited edition Valentine’s nail lacquer, He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not! This polish is a beautiful cherry red with various glitter colors in it.

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Post #2: Unlike the first post, this one is from @nailitmag. Na!l It Magazine is a great read for any nail polish or nail art lover! They have wonderful articles about new polish trends and polishes. This is a lovely Valentine’s manicure! I love the nail that is nude with the colorful dots on the edges. Also really like the mini white hearts! Great nail art design! This is a repost from @twentysicnails! They say these are #birthdaynails in the caption but I also think these are a great take on Valentine Day nails!

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Post #3: This is another great nail design repost from @nailitmag. I love the silver background with the colorful candy hearts! They even have different sayings on them like love, be mine, u r hot. If I was talented enough, I would try to attempt this nail art design!

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Have you attempted any crazy nail art for Valentine’s Day?! Please share below 🙂

Ohh and just for kicks… Are there any Tory Burch fans out there? This is a great social media post of their valentine’s fabric design, Straight from the Heart:

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#signoflove

With the recent passing of Valentine’s Day, I thought it was appropriate to share my #signoflove pictures for the LUSH campaign supporting LGBTQ rights. I took all of my #signoflove pictures at the NYC Lexington LUSH location! I am with my mother in the pictures and after this, we went to the LUSH Spa! I will be doing a post about my experience there very soon!

Here are our #signoflove pictures:

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#signoflove is a media campaign that LUSH started in collaboration with Valentine’s Day coming up and the winter Olympics which are being held in Russia. Currently, Russia has many many anti-gay laws which are brutal to human rights… LUSH created this campaign to send all of the #signoflove pictures from LUSHies around the world to the Russian government in support of LGBTQ rights. I wanted to take a part in this media campaign so I posted the bottom left picture of my with the #signoflove hashtag.

Did you participate in the #signoflove campaign?! Share your thoughts and ideas in the comments!