Ultrabland to the rescue

Hi guys!

Hope everybody’s Monday morning has gotten off to a great start :) Today I’ll be reviewing one of Lush’s cult products called Ultrabland. And no it is not the least bit boring. Here’s what Lush has to say about this product:

“Ultra effective, ultra gentle face cleanser. A rich, soft, oily cleansing cream that cares gently for all skin types. Invented by them, for them, this is the Lush founders’ number one Desert Island product”.

So basically it is a facial cleanser that suits most skin types (although I think more so for dry, and less for oily) in effectively removing dirt, grease and make-up while still softening the skin. One of its main ingredients is beeswax, which is said to be the gentlest product for removing make-up. Other Ultrabland ingriedients include; Almond Oil, Rose Water, Honey, Fresh Iris Extract, Glycerine, Rose Absolute, Tincture of Benzoin, Methylparaben and Propylparaben.


I initially purchased Ultrabland as a make-up remover then started using it more regularly as a cleanser. Most cleansers prep your skin for toning or moisturising and therefore leave your skin dry and begging for something to be put on it. You are technically supposed to apply your moisturiser 20 seconds after cleansing, so say the internet beauticians and bloggers, because of how much a cleanser strips off your face. This includes the bad stuff like dirt and grease as well as the good stuff like natural oils that prevent your skin from drying up like the Sahara Desert.

But Ultrabland does not do this. All the oils and wax actually nourish the skin whilst still performing like a regular cleanser. I love this! As someone who suffers more on the drier side of life, this product leaves a wonderful residue on my face that leaves it feeling plump and healthy.


I can understand that this kind of residual is going to make oily girls feel greasy and that this is the exact feeling that they are trying to escape, but for me its like my face is feeling nourished for the first time by a cleanser.

It makes for a wonderful make-up remover because of its oil ingredients. Make-up remover dries the bejesus out of my face and this one does twice the job without stripping anything away.

To use, smooth a dollop of product all over the face, or in the area you want to remove make-up from or just generally cleanse. Then wipe off with a warm, damp face cloth or cotton pad. The reason you don’t want to wash and dry it off is because the ingredients are beneficial to the skin so you obviously don’t want to wipe them away.

Enjoy the rest of the week ladies, hope it’s anything but bland.




  1. Ultrabland was part of my third lush trip along with angels on bare skin, tea tree water, enchanted eye cream, and enzymion. I use Ultrabland at night it makes my skin feel so good, and in the morning my skin looks full of life. My first and 2nd purchases were Lemony Flutter and bubblegum lip scrub.

    1. Lemony Flutter is one of my favourites! Next time you’re near Lush pick up their Godiva Shampoo and Conditioner bar and Honey I Washed the Kids soap. It’s a definite game changer.

  2. y’all need to try Lush’s Ro’s Argan Body Conditioner next – it is the shiz! <3

    1. Ooooh will look out for it! Thanks Talya :)

  3. I love LUSH, Ultrabland is one of my favourites, I have combination skin (normal – oily) but I agree for those with very oily skin they might want to stay away but it’s good to take make-up off too I don’t find most times I need much moisturiser afterwards xo

    1. Totally agree! It’s very soothing :) Fantastic cleanser for removing everything you need xx

  4. Great blog – we have shared it on our Facebook page so our followers can see what you thought of it :D x

    1. Wow, thank you so much! I just LOVE Lush products, they’ll always get a great review here :)

  5. Great review. I have this. Almost finished. It will be in my next empties post. :)

    1. Thank you! Will keep my eye out for it :D

  6. Grab a sample if you’re unsure about purchasing. Lush have an awesome policy with their samples and give you the cutest little pots!

  7. Ooh, sounds good! I’ll have to have a look next time I’m at Lush.

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