November 20, 2012

LUSH Glögg - For Showers Worth Celebrating


Christmas is right around the corner, meaning I can finally review this festive shower gel before it goes out of stock again, as it's a Christmas limited-edition product. Maybe I will even have time to review a few other LUSH Christmas products as well?

Loaded with a generous nip of real organic red wine as well as a shot of brandy, cinnamon, clove and orange juice, Glögg really makes for a spicy and warm shower treat on those cold winter mornings. I don't usually reach for spicy scents - I'm a big fan of ultra sweet smelling products - but I actually appreciate this one, maybe because of the very slight hint of sweetness, thanks to the zesty orange juice? I do think this shower gel has a unisex scent as my boyfriend did not complain about it when he used it. To me, Glögg smells of Coca-Cola, but no, I'm not weird, because from other reviews I have read, I'm not the only one!


Glögg is a little runny but not so much that you need to use up half of the bottle to get a tiny bit of foam - no, it actually lathers up really well that a little goes a long way - so much that my 500ml bottle had the time to expire before I could use it up completely, even though I reached for it almost everyday - I received it as a gift from my boyfriend in Christmas 2010! There is no way I am throwing this away though, it still smells great and it works well!

I would recommend Glögg if you are a fan of spicy, warm scents, or if you are looking for something a bit different - you might be surprised! Glögg is available only around Christmas time in 100ml for $9.95 and 500ml for $24.95 at LUSH.

9 comments:

  1. I really wanted to like this but it was the smell that put me off, I really like the one that Lush have bought out this year called Ponche though :) xx

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  2. J'me rappelle l'avoir senti l'an passé et j'avais aimé. J'me rappelle pas avoir trouvé une ressemblance avec le Coke, mais j'vais en prendre note hahaha!

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  3. j'aimerais donc pouvoir sentir a travers mon ordi, nice review :)

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  4. Gaby - L'Occitane is cruelty free! So if you will see any sales, be sure you can grab something to try! :)
    Have a nice week!

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  5. @Charli : I completely understand, if I had not received it as a gift, I would have probably never picked it up, it's not my usual kind of scent, but I gues you get used to it? I have not smelled Ponche but I've heard great things about it, glad you like it x

    @Ms Bubu : Bah je dois être folle ahahah

    @Anik: Que ce serait bien que les ordinateurs soient dotés de cette fonction ahah peut-être en 2020? =P

    @Supergirl: I just checked after reading your blog post and unfortunately, it is not cruelty-free anymore since their products are sold in China where animal testing is required, just like Mary Kay, Yves Rocher, Caudalie, Avon, etc.

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  6. Wow that's pretty amazing that you still have the shower gel since Christmas almost two years ago :) That's so sweet that your boyfriend picked it up for you! Brandy and cinnamon with orange sounds like a very interesting mix - I never thought of Coco-cola in that way before but the colour of the shower gel does look a bit like Coke :) Great review Gaby!

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  7. Hmmm...this seems interesting. I wanna try it out since I am a fan of LUSH products.

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  8. @Anik je suis entièrement d'accord! Des blogues en odorama!

    Ça m'intrigue, je serais vraiment curieuse de l'essayer!!

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  9. @Karen Law: I guess it is expired by now and I should throw it again but who cares? It still smells good and it works great so why waste?

    @Miss Vay: Va vite le sentir avant qu'ils le retirent des étagères après Noël!

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