Apr 6, 2011

Lush Charity Pot Hand and Body Lotion

Lush Charity Pot Hand and Body Lotion - rich moisturizer with cocoa butter and almond oil.

"Charity Pot was created in April 2007 to raise money for charities and other good causes. Every penny you pay goes to helping those groups and the work they do. In the last financial year LUSH (world wide) donated £340,000 to small organizations working in the areas of environment, animal protection and human rights. In India through the sales of Charity Pot, LUSH has the opportunity to be part of SoCare, a charitable organisation that shelters kids of life-term convicts. It’s their vision to establish a pro-active society for the children of life-term prisoners."

Lush Charity Pot Hand Body Lotion Moisturizer Benefit Indian Kids

With cocoa butter and almond oil to provide rich moisturization, the Lush Charity Pot is an amazing product on its own, but the fact that 100% of the proceeds of the sale (excluding VAT) of this product goes to charity gets this the top spot on my Lush list.

Lush Charity Pot Hand Body Lotions Reviews Ingredients Moisturizer
 Lush Charity Pot Hand Body Lotions Reviews Ingredients Moisturizer

I got a chance to meet some of the kids from this charity during the launch event at a Lush store (check photos here and here).  Very friendly, confident, and smart, all these kids need is a little help from us to get them a better start in life than what their circumstances can give them.

Lush Charity Pot Hand Body Lotions Reviews Ingredients Moisturizer

Lush Charity Pot is a creamy yellow moisturizer - somewhere between a lotion and a cream in consistency.  It smells quite obviously of chocolate, but the smell fades soon and leaves on a slight fragrance on the skin. Definitely not overpowering, but do sniff this before buying.

I have used this both as an all-over body moisturizer as well as an overnight hand cream.  The lotion spreads very easily and gets absorbed very fast into the skin - lasted at least a good 12 hours on me.  I didn't feel the need for a body moisturizer until my next bath.  As a hand cream, it is quite good though it would get washed off very soon if you are the kind who works with a lot of water - best used as an overnight hand cream.

Lush Charit Pot Ingredient list:  Water (Aqua), Almond Oil (Prunus dulcis), Fair Trade Cocoa Butter (Theobroma cacao), Glycerine, Stearic Acid, Ylang Ylang Oil (Cananga odorata), Geranium Oil (Pelargonium crispum), Tagettes Oil (Tagetes glandulifera), Triethanolamine, Cetearyl Alcohol, Geraniol, Citronellol, Limonene, Linalool, Perfume, Gardenia Extract (Gardenia jasminoides), Methylparaben, Propylparaben.  Like most Lush products, this too contains parabens as preservatives - check my post on the paraben debate here.

Cost:  Rs. 990/240 g.

If you are looking for a body moisturizer from Lush, this would be a good option.  It is this the most inexpensive of the body lotions that Lush sells, and you also get the satisfaction of having helped a bunch of kids :) :) :)  The product shown in this review is a sampler pack.  The actual pack is larger and is labeled differently.  Collect 5 black tubs, retun at any Lush store to get a fresh face mask of your choice free.

Lush Charity Pot Hand Body Lotions Reviews Ingredients Moisturizer
This product was part of a goodie bag that Lush gave out to people who attended the Charity Pot launch event.  Since this was also given to the cute children from SoCare (the charity that Lush India supports), it is quite obvious this is not a product provided to me for review!  Still I got it free, and hence the disclaimer :P

45 comments:

  1. looks nice..n dats so sweet of them to give it to children from socare..

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  2. They pick a country-specific charity, Bhumika..but this was nice. Didn't know there is a problem like this also!

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  3. typo rani.....at the top bar.

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  4. What typo...obviously Anon...you don't know proper spelling of Instruction :P

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  5. should i post the print screen??

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  6. :| :| I am being openly blackmailed :| I will give you pretty Lotus ka nail paint...deep sea :D

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  7. And it's easy enough to do for a shopaholic :D :D :D

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  8. Its for a good cause na Rads......it feels good...isnt' it????

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  9. Awww..that pic is soo cuuute Rads!! :D

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  10. Is that you holding the dabba in last pic?

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  11. No no..it's a lady who volunteers at SoCare..they gave the actual full-size dabbas to them which I thought was very sweet :D

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  12. such an angel u r...doing good deeds...

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  13. Huh..where did I do the good deed..me went..ate kachoris and munchies also..and got free stuff and came..but you know I was feeling so hesitant to go because I don't know anybody..and these kids they were like so friendly and so I was happily sitting with them and chatting..didnt feel out of place at all. They made feel normal :D

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  14. Rads..put that recent article waala in right side na..oh oh...one more request...recent comments also...hehehehehe

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  15. Oh okay..but the recent comments doesn't update..thats why I took it off in the first place ! Waise you couldnt use that upar ka tab kya..i even put instructions for you :D :D :D

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  16. i did but is soooo much work..1st u go into random posts and then u select recent post...me lazzzzzzzyyyy bum...

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  17. Added :P :P but that recent comment thing I cant find..me add later?

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  18. Radsssss...me sent poop to all my frnds telling its my new discovery...but one of my besshttt frnds said ...hummpphh sumone must have taught u..u r too lazy to do ene of research..grrrr i m surrounded by daayans...

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  19. Hehehee I like your friends..they are like my friends :| no respect for our intelligence na :D

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  20. she is tullu...and yeah no respect for our intelligence...

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  21. Oh okay..in the profile...how to add...heyy I saw one facebook comment thing..I will add that and see...I didnt know how to use it hehehee..wait...It will be at botttttttom of the blog :D

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  22. I added on top..I dont if that is something easier to comment or something??!! Like Nids and Jinal were telling they cant comment here :|

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  23. yaayyyyyy i can comment..hehehehe

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  24. There have been many organizations who contribute a part of their sales for the welfare of less privileged children. But contributing 100% of the sales of this one is totally new for me. I respect Lush for that and this makes me want to try the brand even more.

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  25. MAC does it too with their MAC Viva Glams :)

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  26. Oh I didn't know that :) Thats really nice :)

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  27. Me neither till some time back :D Actually na, I didn't know anything much about these big makeup brands until maybe 2 years back..and now with reading blogs..

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  28. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MAC_AIDS_Fund

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  29. That is really thoughtful of MAC! If all the big brands start to raise funds like this, I am sure a lot more will benefit. I hope they get some inspiration from this :) Thanks for sharing Rads :)

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  30. Rads, I opened the random post thing on top of your blog and reading some of your posts fro the past few hours. I died laughing at all of them :D ROFL

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  31. OMG...what atrociousness did you read now!! I woke up really late (by late afternoon :P :P) and have to finish work now, so not online much :D

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  32. Reshami chaddi.. ROFL.. and much more :D

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  33. That was a harmless joke that seemed to offend quite a few people...dont remind of it...scary scary :| :| :|

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  34. I knowwww! Is exactly what I thought!!!

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  35. Never mind. I found it hilarious and almost all your posts were quite hilarious :) Though you seem to have become a serious blogger now :)

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  36. Old age catching up Maha :P :P :P

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  37. I will try this for sure and that is a cute disclaimer at the end of the post Rads :)

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  38. Seems like one can never clarify enough...so I thought might as well have fun with it :D Do try this some time, and I hope you like it..smell it before you buy though. Not because it smells bad, but ppl like/dislike different smells na :)

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  39. I will pick this in winters may be. :D :D I am suddenly liking lush very much. :P :P My skin is totally healed radhika... *happy dance* and a huge credit goes to lush.

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