June 22, 2020
Lush Banana Skin Review
Lush Banana Skin in a square tinSource: The Burgundy Zine
Lush Banana Skin Product Info
- Naked! Packaging
Lush Banana Skin Ingredients
- Mango butter
- Fresh banana
- Murumuru butter
- Illipe butter
- Tapioca starch
- Organic cold-pressed grapeseed oil
- Cupuaçu butter
- Banana peel tincture
- Apricot kernel oil
- Organic jojoba oil
- Sandalwood oil
- Labdanum resinoid
- Ambrette seed oil
- Tonka absolute
- Gardenia extract
- Safflower petal extract
Banana Skin Review
Lush Banana Skin MoisturizerSource: The Burgundy Zine
A little goes a long way with Lush’s Banana Skin moisturizer. Just swipe the bar across your face and gently spread it with your hands to cover your forehead, cheeks, nose, and chin.
If you find there’s still extra moisturizer on your face, you can also spread it towards your neck!
The Naked Packaging is great for the environment, but it extends the life of the product, as well. I’ve been using Banana Skin almost daily for over a month and I’ve hardly made a dent in it.
Lush Banana Skin Moisturizer stored in a square tinSource: The Burgundy Zine
It melts quickly as you brush the bar across your skin, but mine has held up very well, despite the summer heat.
I normally store Banana Skin near the air conditioner in my room, but I’ve accidentally taken it into the bathroom with me as I take a blistering, steamy shower and it didn’t compromise the bar in the slightest.
Despite its velvety texture, Banana Skin won’t leave a goopy, greasy film on your face. It initially absorbs very quickly into your pores.
You can still feel the moisturizer settling into your skin for about 30 minutes after applying it but only if you go out of your way to touch your face.
And even then, the texture is so soft, it’s hardly noticeable. If anything, you have to resist the urge not to touch your face because it feels so pillowy and pleasant.
The irresistible scent of Banana Skin is very present and a sweet throwback to childhood. I’m not kidding when I say it smells like banana Runts!
Overall, Banana Skin is a summery-skin-saver. It’s beachy, hydrating, and the perfect way to save face after a long day in the sunshine.
It’s also the perfect remedy for dry skin in the wintertime – and that signature aroma will instantly transport you to a warm paradise.
Bug’s Two Cents
5 out of 5 banana Runts
I have dry skin year-round. I swear, it peels even just looking at it.
I also have incredibly sensitive skin and have to be very, very mindful of the products I use. Certain shampoos and conditioners will give me a rash or make me break out if they touch my face or my scalp.
In April, I had become particularly fed up with the dry skin that had made a home out of my chin and forehead. As those dreaded peely-wheelies were slowly crawling towards my cheeks, I said, “ENOUGH!” and decided to give Banana Skin a try.
This was an instant game-changer for me. I haven’t had dry skin in weeks!
My wombo-combo of Lush’s Cup O’Coffee face mask in the shower followed by Banana Skin has also kept my face clearer than ever.
Plus, I love how everyone gushes over how I smell throughout the day. I can’t tell you how many times the three people I’m social distancing with have told me I smell like a piñacolada since I started using Banana Skin.
If you also struggle with dry and sensitive skin, you owe it to yourself to order a bar of Banana Skin. Your face will thank you.
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