Ok, so first things first, Black-Luck was down the past night and the whole of yesterday due to a technical problem with the server. I am so sorry if you tried to access it and could not get trough! I am a total noob when it comes to computer problems myself, so I would like to thank my skilled brother who helped me get Black-Luck back on track.
During March, I reviewed two perfumes by Lush: Sun and Kerbside Violet. Both unique and completely different scents. Today, I am adding another star to the list: Sikkim Girls. This is a complex perfume that is supposed to be seducing and sensual. It contains jasmine, frangipani, tuberose and vanilla. It is easily the most luxurious perfume I own.
Hi there readers. Because I haven’t posted in a while, I wanted to give you guys an update on how I’ve been getting along. Last week, I travelled to Berlin. I wandered about in parks, visited WW II memorials, ate a ton of vegan food, visited art museums, walked a lot and did some shopping. What a beautiful city it is!
I was really amazed at how ‘mainstream’ veganism is in Berlin. There were so many vegan food places that we had a hard time deciding where to go. There even was a completely vegan supermarket called Veganz, aka vegan heaven, in the same street as our hotel. Shopping for vegan beauty products in Berlin was like a dream come true. They have a drugstore called DM that sells so many affordable vegan beauty goodies, I almost fainted. I am not used to having so much choice!
When it comes to beauty, March has been the month of Lush perfumes for me. I purchased three fine specimens and fell for each of them (you can read my review of Sun Perfume here). Kerbside Violet was my first purchase this month and also my first ever liquid Lush perfume. It smells like violets, jasmine, ylang ylang and rosewood. Kerbside Violet is one of the three new fragrances to be released in stores this month, along with All Good Things and Death And Decay.
Two weeks ago, I wrote a review about the Dr. Organic Virgin Olive Oil Face Mask. I was really impressed by the quality of the product and I mentioned that I wanted to try out some more Dr. Organic products. After that, I went to the store and picked out a few of their products that I was most curious about. One of them was the Vitamin E Body Butter. Dr. Organic describes it as a ‘Richly hydrating and restoring body butter with Aloe Vera, Shea Butter and Jojoba.
Today I will be talking to you about a Lush product that you don’t often hear from, Cynthia Sylvia Stout. This is a shampoo with lots of beer. Yes, you read that correctly, beer (stout to be specific). Apparently beer works great to add shine and strength to you hair. Who knew? Cynthia Sylvia Stout also contains a ton of lemon juice to give your hair and scalp a good cleanse and to mask the freaky beer scent. The weirdness of the scent was what convinced me to buy it. I find it strangely addicting.
The weather has been a little weird in Belgium lately. One day it is cold and rainy and the next day it is ice-cream weather. Usually I like the rain (I especially like the sound of the rain falling on roofs), but the sun from the past few days has been such a pleasant surprise. I want to put some of it in a little box and cherish it forever. When Mark Constantine (Lush co-founder) was creating Sun Perfume, he must have been thinking the same thing. Sun was created in an attempt to recreate “the scent of summer”.