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The only thing that's more exciting than the arrival of spring is the departure of winter!
The spring equinox means these two things happen on the very same day for us in the northern hemisphere, which is certainly cause for celebration. Across the globe, there are colorful traditions to usher in the season of rebirth and renewal. You too, can partake in these quirky customs regardless of your physical location with a little help from LUSH!
In India, Holi is a Hindu festival observed on March 27th. It celebrates the colorful arrival of spring and waves farewell to the gloomy winter. Giant bonfires are lit in city squares, and residents gather to sing and dance in celebration. The festivities continue when people throw perfumed, colored powders at one another for a rainbow of messy, colorful fun.
Sound appealing? Recreate the splattery, vibrant revelries of Holi at home in the bath with our bright range of FUN! Choose your favorite shades and have a sudsy, playful body painting session with your favorite bathing partner(s) to ring in the new season!
Across the Bay of Bengal in Thailand, Songkran is a spring festival celebrated from April 13th to 15th that marks the beginning of the Thai New Year. Because spring is the hottest time of year in Thailand, the occasion is celebrated with citizens dousing one another with cool, refreshing water in city-wide water fights.
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Spring: nature’s invitation to give it a go, and start fresh in a new season. Warmer days coax our sandals from their hideouts, and there's a pull to make use of the longer days. It’s also a season associated with cleaning and clearing out clutter.
It certainly feels great to pare down to basics. We're all for the thrill of finding a new fantastic fit for your needs. We just don’t see value in tossing out old reliable staples—if something is continuing to perform, it’s worth keeping around season through season. A quick evaluation of your present needs aids the clutter-clearing process, while maintaining a focus on what is working for you.
Consider the following before your next toiletries purge:
What’s going on outside? How does spring weather impact your skin?
• Spring weather is notoriously mercurial, causing melee for skin sensitive to the elements. Fluctuation in temperature can send mixed signals to sebum-producing glands in the skin. Humidity, pollen and seasonal irritants outside make an impact too. Lavender-laden products like Dream Cream offer relief to skin looking for balance and itching or mild irritation.
• Warmer weather means more skin exposed under looser, lighter clothes (that, and less clothing overall). If winter has left you with blackheads and breakouts on areas other than the face, Coal Face Facial Soap and Read More...