The Two Products You Need To Create The Sweetest, Sparkliest Bubble Bath Ever

I hadn’t had access to a bathtub in six months, so I went full-blown Vegan Princess when I had the chance to indulge in a bubble bath.
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I hadn’t had access to a bathtub in six months, so I went full-blown Vegan Princess when I had the chance to indulge in a bubble bath.

There are few things that please my mermaid heart more than a piping hot bubble bath. I truly covet sinking into a softly scented abyss of soapy goodness and spending some quality time with a good book or a glass of chilled white wine.

Back in the good old days, when I had a tub suitable for endless floating and dreaming, I indulged in luxurious bathing elixirs and flowery salts. I had a whole set of bath products that I’d alternate depending on my mood, and I was constantly on the lookout for new bars and liquids to add to my collection.

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But then, I moved. I moved first to an apartment with a horrifically old dirty tub that the landlord promised to replace, and then I moved again when that landlord turned out to be a lying, evil man who stole my money. My current place has many perks, including a higher level of safety in general, but the one thing it doesn’t have is a bath tub. It doesn’t even have a suitable shower. The bathroom is a tiny, disastrous hole in the wall with peeling paint and cracked plastic tiles. Why me?

When arriving at my parents’ house for the holidays, I was looking forward to three things: a big fridge stocked with ample jugs of juice, a soft, clean bed, and bathtubs--two of them. 

As soon as I got a chance, I headed over to Lush in search of bath-enhancing products. 

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I came home with two very special bubble bars: Candy Mountain and Sunny Side. 

Both are vegan, and both have a lovely sparkle to them. Candy Mountain gives the bath a nice pink colour and strong vanilla scent, and Sunny Side loads the bubbles with golden glitter and a sweet tangerine scent. 

I cut each one in half and slowly dropped them into the running water as the bath filled up.

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The result was a divine bubble kingdom of sweet-scented magic. I have never seen bubbles so high and fluffy in my life! 

The combination of my parents' intense jet-powered tap and the fizzy wonders of Lush’s bubble bars worked together in perfect harmony to create maybe the best princess bath I have ever had. It was so good, it almost made up for all those bath-less months. Almost.

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What are your favourite bath products? Do you crave bath time as much as I do?