Probably every beauty product junkie out there is also a Lush junkie! Their stuff is totally addictive, and I mean that in the best way possible.
The scents, luxurious textures, fun shapes, and gorgeous colors are a well-tailored combination that bewitches the senses. So you can’t blame a girl for wanting to make her own Lush-like products, whether it’s the famous Lush bath bombs or something else altogether.
Is your Lush habit getting out of hand? We feel you. Here are some favorites you can make at home. Scroll down for 18 Lush copycat recipes you can make yourself.
18 Lush Copycat Recipes
1. Scrubees Scrub Bars from Hello Glow
If you can’t stop thinking about Lush body scrub bars, you’ll love these DIY sugar scrub bars, made with a blend of nourishing oils and exfoliating brown sugar.
2. Rainbow Bubble Bar DIY from Muffin Chanel
Sometimes you need a rainbow in the bath—you just do. Not to mention, this one gets bubbly, too! Ready to use in 24 hours, it’s a lovely gift for your girlfriends.
3. Honey Trap Lip Balm from Hello Glow
Honey lip balm is my fave, and this one is a recreation of Lush’s Honey Trap lip balm. It uses a whole host of moisturizers: shea butter, honey, almond oil, and olive oil. And the addition of white chocolate makes it even yummier!
4. DIY Shower & Bath Jellies from Elle Sees
For kids and adults alike, bath jellies are a blast! They’re like shower gel, only way more fun to use—whether in the shower or bath. The secret ingredient? Gelatin!
5. DIY Fresh Farmacy Sensitive Skin Soap from Hello Glow
Like a DIY Fresh Farmacy product without sodium lauryl sulfate, this healing calamine soap is ideal for parched, easily-irritated skin. It includes ingredients like calamine, chamomile and lavender essential oils, and coconut oil to boost the skin’s moisture barrier and repair any damage at the same time.
6. Copycat LUSH Jelly Soap from Sugar, Spice and Glitter
This fun, kid-friendly jelly soap is made without gelatin, and it can be molded for different holidays and occasions.
7. DIY Bubble Bars from Hello Glow
If you like Lush bubble bars, you’ll love this handmade version you can make at home. These pretties aren’t nearly as complicated as you might think, so whip up some for yourself and some for gift giving.
8. DIY Homemade Herbal Shampoo Bar from Don’t Waste the Crumbs
These shower bombs fizz and release whatever ingredients you use, infusing the air with a relaxing scent. They’re practical and yet lots of fun.
10. Bubble Bath Play Dough Recipe from The Idea Room
Is bath time a struggle for your little ones? Make it fun with this play dough that doubles as soap and bubble bath, à la Lush.
11. Lush Turmeric Latte Bath Bombs from Hello Glow
Make pumpkins and fun Halloween shapes with a copycat Lush Turmeric Latte bath bomb recipe that includes anti-inflammatory turmeric and coconut milk powder. Not only is turmeric a great way to add some festive Halloween cheer to your bath bombs, but it’s so good for skin. Its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties work wonders on blemishes and inflammatory skin conditions like eczema and rosacea [source].
12. Lush Bath Melts
True to their name, bath melts are butter-based bath products made to dissolve in warm water and coat your skin in a layer of hydrating oil. If there’s one thing Lush does right, it’s making the most luxurious, skin-nourishing bath oils.
13. DIY Lush R&B Inspired Moisturizing Hair Balm from The Makeup Dummy
Dry hair and split ends need some extra care, especially during cold weather! This moisturizing balm inspired by Lush will make your hair feel soft and amazing.
14. Copycat Lush Massage Bar from Hello Glow
The organic adzuki beans pleasantly massage your skin, while magnesium flakes help you get a good night’s sleep.
15. Copycat Lush Margarita Face Scrub from The Sweeter Side of Motherhood
A face scrub containing all the fun stuff in a margarita? Yes, please! This recipe inspired by Lush is made with lime, sea salt, and—believe it or not—a shot of vodka!
16. Homemade Facial Cleanser from Natural Fit Foodie
If you’re a fan of the Angels on Bare Skin facial cleanser from Lush, you’ll be happy to hear the recipe is actually easy and less expensive to make at home!
17. Tea Tree Water from Hello Glow
This version of the Lush tea tree toner uses gentle, plant-based ingredients like tea tree oil, grapefruit, and juniper berry to soothe irritation and hydrate acne-prone skin at the same time.
18. DIY Dream Cream from Hello Glow
If you’re struggling with dry, irritated skin, oatmeal is your best bet. This homemade lotion moisturizes and soothes sensitive skin like no other.
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This article was medically reviewed by Dr. Gina Jansheski, a licensed, board-certified physician who has been practicing for more than 20 years. Learn more about Hello Glow’s medical reviewers here. As always, this is not personal medical advice and we recommend that you talk with your doctor.