Revamp from August 2016
Original review followed by update.
Lately, I’ve been collaborating a lot with Etsy shops in the United States to try to further their businesses. I like knowing that I can take part in helping someone grow their small business, so the owner of Natural.Pure.Honest on Etsy was kind enough to send me a lovely PR package to help give her shop a little more exposure. It’s really the least I could do, and I honestly enjoy writing product reviews. So lets get into it:
This Headache Soother Bath Bomb is made with avocado oil, purified water, baking soda, citric acid, essential oils, epsom salts, white kaolin clay, and colorants. This ingredient list is awesome, and I literally have nothing bad to say about it. However, because this bath bomb contains white kaolin clay, keep in mind that this will sink when you put it in your tub. Don’t fret! It’s dense; it happens.
Lets talk about the scents: This bath bomb comes in 12 scents, 3 blends, and 3 copy cat fragrances. I happened to get the Headache Soother blend, which is a combination of peppermint, chamomile, vanilla, lavender, and rosemary. The overwhelming scent of this bath bomb is definitely the peppermint. It seriously smells like you’re bathing in after-dinner mints. That might sound weird, but it’s actually super relaxing. Bonus: If you want a cheaper alternative to Lush Cosmetics’ Intergalactic, this is the bath bomb to get.
So how did it perform? This bath bomb sank straight to the bottom of my bath tub and took it’s time dissolving. I actually quite enjoyed it, because I could feel it bubbling by my feet for a while – sort of like my own little jet-tub, know what I mean? After it dissolved completely, there was still quite a bit of fallout in the bottom of my bath tub, but it never seemed to bother me and washed right out when I was finished. But lets back up a little; about five minutes into my bath, my skin felt cold and I had goosebumps. Crazy part? The water was still piping hot. I don’t know if I’m necessarily a fan, but nonetheless it was insanely cool, as I’ve never had that experience before. I didn’t have a headache when I got in the bath, so I couldn’t tell you if it worked in that aspect, but it certainly did make me want to get out and snuggle up in bed, so I totally understand where the “Headache Soother” name comes into play.
Overall, I think this is a good, natural, home made bath bomb, and I highly recommend you try it at least once. The Headache Soother is a great dupe for Lush Cosmetics’ Intergalactic and I would highly recommend trying this bath bomb if you’re craving an autumn or winter scent. Natural.Pure.Honest sells these particular bath bombs (which are 5-6 oz each) for $22.50/6, making each bath bomb $3.75. Honestly, you could probably get two baths out of each bath bomb because of their density (that would mean each bath would only “cost” you $1.87). Have I convinced you yet? Because I think I just convinced myself to purchase some more. Per usual with Etsy, just make sure that if you want different scents in one order, please email the shop owner to make sure it’s doable.
BUT WAIT: There’s more!
While Natural.Pure.Honest only ships within the United States, the shop owner is running a promotion right now where you’d get free shipping. You can visit the Natural.Pure.Honest Esty Shop here.
At the time that I wrote the original review above, I hadn’t had a chance to finish all of the products I was given (as they do last a surprisingly long time). Now that I’ve had the chance to get the full effect of the product, I’d like to tell you about it full disclosure style.
When I wrote this originally, I thought this was a unique home made bath bomb. Now? Yeah, I still think its super unique (at least in terms of products I’ve tried thus far), but the fascination has worn off quite a bit for me. The longer I think about my experience with this particular bath bomb, the less thrilled I am. I don’t hate it, don’t get me wrong, but it’s a pretty “meh” product for me. Granted, this is a better value than Lush’s Intergalactic, but I think I’d rather spend the money for that particular bath bomb. I don’t particularly like the cooling sensation of this bomb, since I wanted a hot bath and I was just conflicted about the actual temperature of the water when I used this. I also don’t like that I had to work to get this bomb to dissolve. It took a lot to get it to dissolve completely and it just kind of left a clumpy mess in the bottom of my tub that I didn’t appreciate too much. All that said, would I recommend it? Yes, if you like completely natural bath bombs, especially if you’re looking for a home made alternative to Lush’s Intergalactic. Would I repurchase? No. This one just isn’t for me.
As always, I hope you enjoyed this review. Please be sure to let me know if you’re giving Natural.Pure.Honest a try, and then tell me what you think!
Disclaimer: Like I stated earlier, this is a sponsored post, but I was in no way paid for my opinions, or even to write this post. I received a PR Package in exchange for a blog post containing my 100% honest opinions of this particular seller’s product(s).