Lush Dragon's Egg Bath Bomb Review

Lush says Dragon's Egg makes "bathtime exciting as it fizzes and crackles and changes the colour of your water to a gorgeous citrusy gold. Its scent is reminiscent of lemon sherbet, with a hint of jasmine, leaving you feeling great and ready for a good day. Its citrus scents leave you feeling transformed and invigorated." Yinz know I'm not much of a bath bomb user, usually, as I find them really frivolous, but I always appreciate when they're gifted to me, as was the case with Dragon's Egg. This bath bomb weighs in at 200g and retails for $6.95AUD ($7.45USD/£3.95). Lush is cruelty free, and most of their products, including the Dragon's Egg Bath Bomb are vegan friendly.

Dragon's Egg is a medium sized, off-white, spherical bath bomb with a smattering of yellow and pink spots (mine looked quite different from the one on the Lush website, which is white, with large green and orange spots. Batch variance, I suppose?). Overall, it isn't much to look at - while I was aware of it existing within Lush's range, it never once caught my eye in store. With a name like Dragon's Egg, you think it'd be a little more exciting to look at, wouldn't you? Like it'd be egg shaped, or have a cracking design on it - something??
Though Dragon's Egg isn't very interesting in appearance, it made for a slightly surprising bath. This bath bomb fizzed slowly, tinting the water green at first, which slowly gradated to orange, then to a strange yellow. Not at all the color combo I was expecting based on it's pastel exterior. A thin layer of white lather covered the surface of the water while Dragon's Egg fizzled, but it dissipated quickly once I was actually in the bath. According to Lush, this bath bomb contains popping candy for a crackling sound effect, but being deaf and all, I can't really comment on that aspect. I can tell you that Dragon's Egg took absolutely ages to fully melt, and I ended up breaking the core manually after like fifteen minutes, which I've never had to do for any other bath bomb (though it seems like a common occurrence if Instagram videos are to be believed.) Unlike a lot of Lush's bath products, Dragon's Egg didn't impart any moisturizing elements into my bath, it's all about the visual here.
Pre-use, Dragon's Egg had a grapefruit-y scent with vague floral notes. Once it was in the water, the scent stayed the same, but stronger, all of it's notes were magnified. Soft, powdery jasmine balanced the energizing lemon and grapefruit scent. This bath bomb's fragrance remained strong throughout the duration of my bath, and lingered on my skin and in my towel for a few hours afterwards. While it wasn't my all time favorite Lush scent, I did enjoy the way Dragon's Egg smelled.
All up, I liked Dragon's Egg! It's interesting color display looked like it belonged more in a cauldron then a bathtub and I kinda dig it. The citrus and jasmine fragrance was pleasant and potent, but unremarkable, I wish it was a little edgier, to match the unique colors created by this bath bomb. I wouldn't repurchase Dragon's Egg for myself, for the reasons I stated in the first paragraph, but if you like citrus scents and unusually tinted bath water, this one is right up your alley.


Ingredients:
Sodium Bicarbonate, Citric Acid, Perfume, Popping Candy, Lemon Oil, Bergamot Oil, Jasmine Absolute, Cream of Tartar, Water, Gardenia Extract, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Propylene Glycol, Lauryl Betaine, Citral, Limonene, Linalool, Gold Lustre, Radiant Gold Lustre, Colour 15510, Colour 17200, Colour 14700, Colour 45410, Rice Paper

Disclosure:
This product was gifted to me

6 comments

  1. It sounds really nice but I think the name is a little weird for it. I would expect something totally different, pretty much like you said.

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    1. Weird isn't it? You'd expect Lush to be so much more creative with a product named Dragon's Egg.

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  2. I don't really use bath bombs but I do love seeing pictures to see how they turn out x

    Velvet Blush

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    1. Same! The Lush tag on Instagram consumes me.

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  3. Dragon's Egg is one of my favorites! I usually have to break mine up, as well. I would try Fizzbanger next before it's discontinued! It fizzles fast and has so many cool colors.

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