Product Stories - 22 Article(s)
One of the many perks of working for LUSH is getting to see and try all the products before they’re released. How else are we going to tell you all about them?
We’re aware that most people know us as “that smelly soap shop”. But did you know why our shops smell so strongly? It’s because approximately 70% of our products are packaging-free.
These are exactly what we say they are; luxurious bath products which melt in your bathwater, releasing essential oils and emollient ingredients to perfume and soften the skin.
Did you know that we invented solid Bubble Bar Slices, and even have a patent on them? One night LUSH co-founder and product inventor Helen Ambrosen left a sodium bicarbonate and cream of tartar mixture out and it accidentally got wet
Little by little, colours have been subtly appearing on LUSH shelves for the very first time.
We use scoops of sweet ground almonds in many of our skincare products because they create such a wonderful, gentle exfoliation.
"When I was young, I had a crush on a beautiful French waitress who smelled of lemons." -Mark Constantine, LUSH founder and product inventor
"I have been in love with Aboriginal culture and art since my school days. Having taken several trips to Australia, I had begun to get disillusioned with the way such a rich and mystical culture could be so decimated by Western living." - Simon Constantine
We like to use the money we don't spend on packaging on making sure you are getting the most beautiful natural materials money can buy.
Shower Smoothies are a creamy, whipped up body wash with decadent ingredients. They are much richer than shower gels, as they include cleansing clays and moisturizing butters, along with fruits, vegetables, flower petals and toning essential oils.
When both of these fragrances were finished, I realized that the first was heavily masculine, woody and resinous; the other took crisp cucumber notes mixed with neroli and bergamot and was altogether more feminine.
We know from years of experience that all you need is a buttery, thick lotion to help the razor glide over your skin and our creams are specially formulated so you can rub them into your skin once you've finished shaving.