People Have Discovered That This Lush Bath Bomb Makes a Great Highlighter
Who knew? ¯_(ツ)_/¯
As much as we love a good highlight to the heavens, achieving the look can be pretty pricey. But some clever beauty lovers on Twitter have discovered a relatively inexpensive beauty product that can double as a highlighter: a Lush bath bomb.
The U.K. beauty brand’s Golden Egg Bath Bomb Melt retails for $8.95 and is covered in gold glitter. Some Twitter users found it gave them an all-over body glow after use in the bath, while others took it upon themselves to use the leftover glitter from the bath bomb on top of their cheekbones for that killer highlight.
literally just used the cutest bath bomb from lush, it had so many sparkles my whole body came out w/ highlighter on fleek 💅🏽
— angie 🌹 (@angelicaolsonn) January 3, 2017
— jayk (@jayktwinters) October 17, 2016
One Instagram user did a full-on golden look inspired by the product:
Golden egg 💛💫 Inspired by the @lushcosmetics bath bomb from the easter collection, what's your favourite lush product? Used glitter from the bath bomb for this look, @makeupgeekcosmetics shadows and @starcrushedminerals pigment in royal rage. Wig is from @trendywigs 💫💫✨✨Eye colour is edited #notspons #ijustlovelush
And truth be told, by the looks of the photos, the Golden Egg Bath Bomb Melt does really have a nice, glowy residue with a slight sheen.
This bath bomb has made it look like I've dived head first into ma highlighter😳 pic.twitter.com/4Ndruu3k16
— Aimee (@aimeetmcooper) February 7, 2017
Bath bomb or highlighter 🤗 pic.twitter.com/dM8nf746rv
— Alyssa Johnson (@lissie_44) January 13, 2017
For those who are worried about potential irritation, a Lush rep tells Seventeen, “We always encourage our customers to use our products for their intended use, so in this case [bath bombs] are meant to be enjoyed in the bath. That said, it certainly wouldn’t cause harm to use it on your face.”
If you’re still skeptical, Lush does sell a highlighter called Feeling Younger Skin Tint which contains oatmeal decoction, cocoa butter and jojoba oils. The tint can be used on cheeks, brow bones, inner eyelids and even the décolletage, but if you’re the DIY type, a bath bomb might be the way to go.