It is no secret that a lot of my cosmetic essentials all year round come from Lush (my absolute #1 being Ultrabland facial cleanser), but I thought I might talk you through some of my all time favourite products for summer.
It seems that as long as Wolf Alice are releasing new material, I’m ready to write about it. In my last Music Diary, it was the ferocious ‘Yuk Foo’ that sent me to my notepad, writing a track of the day for Vulture Hound. Then, just days after the release of ‘Don’t Delete The Kisses’ from their upcoming second album, here I am ready to post the next diary. The playlist itself has been sitting privately on my Spotify for a couple weeks now, and covers a bunch of different artists.
There was a lot of hesitation with this week’s music diary. Yes this post will go from females of the DIY punk scene, to, well, Harry Styles and I’m fully aware that they don’t necessarily belong in the same playlist, but that’s not really the point. I’m referring to these posts as diaries because my aim is to document each week (more or less) in terms of music, to see what I’ve been enjoying over time. The only theme is ‘what Sam likes this week’. Of course at times there may be a collection of songs that piece together perfectly, but we’ll put that down to circumstance.
Let’s ignore the fact that I’m freaking out about June already being over, that 2016 is going so quickly, that so many changes, good and bad, have occurred, and I’ve still got so much more to look forward to. I’m currently working on my blog a fair bit, experimenting with layouts and what not, so bear with me while I try to figure out ‘the look’. Anyway here’s my favourite bits from June!
First of all, apologies for how late this post is…at least it’s just about within the first week of June, right? I had initially started this post with a much longer list, but by the time I got through them I realised that it was mostly just a list of all the things I bought/enjoyed throughout the month so I narrowed it down to the following items that really stood out. Just imagine that I was listening to Iggy Pop’s Post Pop Depression album with each item, because that was most likely the case. I tell you what I’ll feature one of my favourite songs from the album at the end, enough said.
Let’s say for now that there’s no particular order to this top ten. Also this is not necessarily my definitive top ten. From time to time I will definitely have a different set of favourite Lush products but these are the items I will keep on coming back to. My babies. My ten true loves. (But oh do I love a lot of Lush.) Continue reading
With a scent reminiscent of biscuits Aqua Mirablis is a body butter from Lush, a quirky little product that acts as a two in one. Just scrub it over your body in the shower after washing and the ground almonds shells will exfoliate while the cocoa butter moisturises. Continue reading