He said/She said – Lush Volcano Foot Mask & Scrub

He said/She said – Lush Volcano Foot Mask & Scrub

by on April 17, 2017 · 12 comments



I didn’t know you could get foot masks so this is a new one on me. I’d just like to say now that I didn’t actually use it on myself. I’m pretty open minded when it comes to this kind of stuff but even I have my limits. I just helped to put it on.

I can’t remember when I bought this but I do know why – anything that says Volcano means mud, dirt, or clay! It also contains tomatoes, cinnamon, lemon oil, and papaya. This isn’t just a run of the mill foot scrub, oh no it’s much more than that. Lush sez it’s a ‘deep cleansing, deodorising, skin-softening treatment for toes, soles and heels’. You are meant to put the mask on your feet, wrap them in cling film or plastic bags and leave for ten minutes. Then rinse it off while massaging and exfoliating your feet with the pumice scrubby bits.


We don’t have a big enough bath for to perch on the edge of, so she asked me to put this on her feet. I often massage them anyway so I was happy to do it. The mask is really thick and when it starts to dry it crumbles and just falls apart all over the place. I put a towel down on the floor and perched ’s foot on my weight bench to make it easier for me but still watched the mask roll off my hands into bits all over the floor. I had no idea what I was meant to be doing and this caused us to bicker back and forth.

It felt really nice when Jamie was massaging it into my feet but he was grumbling about what a mess it was making. He had to keep slapping it on as it was drying so quickly and it looked like bits of cement falling on the carpet. I found this quite funny – he wasn’t amused.


After I put what looked like plaster all over ’s feet, I helped her put on the plastic bags and left her to it for about 15 minutes. When I came back her feet looked like those microwavable bags of vegetables as they were sweating with condensation. The bits went all over the place (again) and I got enough of it off so that she could wash her feet properly by standing in the bathtub.

My feet did feel like they were cooking in the freezer bags we used but at the same time cool and tingly. I had to get Jamie to wash my feet for me as I really couldn’t get to the bathroom with plastic bags on my feet. He rubbed my feet with some water and massaged the scrub in and it felt wonderful. He managed to get most of it off and then I tottled off to the bathroom in my flip flops to rinse the rest off. It was a bit fiddly and made a mess on the floor. My feet did feel amazing afterwards though.


After she was done she padded back into the living room with a smile on her face and a trail of what looked like chalk on the floor. I’m guessing this feels really nice and is quite girly and fun to use. I would suggest that if you do a have tub you can dangle your feet over you do that instead. Or I’ve mentioned to that next time she can do this outside and then I’ll just wash her feet off with the garden hose. Isn’t that what they do in spas anyway?

I really love the way this made my feet feel and the scrubbing bits were nice and rough. I have to say though as I’m not able to do this easily, I would probably only do this once a month or when Jamie is in a good mood. As for doing this outside in our yard (we have no garden) that is never going to happen. As Jamie suggested this is would be much easier to use if you can dangle your feet in a tub. This is £5.25 for 125g and I’m guessing you could probably get two possibly three uses out it.

Anyone else have a go with this?

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{ 12 comments… read them below or add one }

April 17, 2017 at 1:23 am

haha, I loved this! i hadn’t heard of a foot mask before, don’t think I could handle the mess though! great post :-)


April 17, 2017 at 2:20 am

Oh you NEED to do a series of He said/She said! Loved it :) just so funny to read but also made for a really good review!

Loved it :D

Fee x


April 17, 2017 at 7:11 am

I’ve been wanting to try this but was skeptical, I think they do use garden hoses in spas lol thx for the review


April 17, 2017 at 7:56 am

Ooh I’ve not seen this, it looks and sounds lovely :-)


The Nail Buff
April 17, 2017 at 9:36 am

A great review as always, and what a good read! You two are just the cutest x


April 17, 2017 at 10:11 am

I’ve never tried foot mask, I’ve heard about it but that’s all ! But if it is such a mess to apply and rince, I don’t know if I am going to try :-) But you made me laugh !


Sultry Red
April 17, 2017 at 11:25 am

Hehe funny post. Im not sure Im a foot mask person…. I hate using stuff on my feet lol

Ms Red



April 17, 2017 at 12:13 pm

Hey Everyone thanks for your comments, I’m glad we at least made you all laugh. This foot mask is really nice but there is a lot of effort involved (unless we were doing it wrong). If I had huge garden I would rest on a sun lounger while Christian Bale applied this to my feet and then I would get him to wash it off while he was topless of course. Jamie’ offer of a garden hose in manky Forest Fields just doesn’t appeal! lol

Glad you stopped by ladies! xoxo


Skin Deep Beauty Blogger
April 17, 2017 at 4:54 pm

I adore this mask but agree that it’s messy which puts me off from using it on a regular basis. Fab review!


April 17, 2017 at 8:18 pm

@SKKB – I’m glad someone else agrees with me – thanks for stopping by xoxo


April 18, 2017 at 10:00 pm

Bwahahaha!! Oh my god ! Totally loved this post! You guys are too funny, please do more of these :D I was only just recently introduced to the wonderful world of foot scrubs after my pedi last week. The feet felt amazing after! So will deffo be looking into getting hold of some for sure :)

Love Aysh xoxo


April 19, 2017 at 7:48 am

Hey Aysh!!! I hope you have a decent bath or a patient boyfriend. It’s a shame this is such a faff as it feels wonderful and really does make your feet feel clean and polished. Let me know how you get on!


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