Buying Stories - 13 Article(s)
Mark Constantine: "I always find Mo, my wife, difficult to understand, but that can then be expressed through music. I don't really get her - she always leaves a little bit to be revealed..."
Once upon a sunny February afternoon, four members of the LUSH team went to visit our free range egg supplier, Rabbit River Farms.
We source our rose oil from Kazanluk, Bulgaria. The rose oil is so valuable here that each day's production is stored in bank vaults.
Highly valued in perfumery for its deep, woody aroma and antibacterial properties, we use sandalwood in our Luxury Bath Melts and skincare to tone and soothe the skin.
This past February, we embarked on the adventure of a lifetime and traveled to meet the women of Ojoba and witness the impact making Shea butter has had on their lives...
"I always find Mo, my wife, difficult to understand, but that can then be expressed through music. I don't really get her - she always leaves a little bit to be revealed..." -Mark Constantine, LUSH founder and product inventor
Joining a Buying trip is much sought after privledge at LUSH. Our Buyers visited orange, lemon and bergamot groves, witneseed trees heaving with fresh fruits, and the extraction process.
We've got a lovely bunch of coconut oil, and it comes from Indonesia.
The quality of our ingredients is integral to the quality of our products. That's why we personally visit our suppliers.
LUSH Buyers Jo and Gabbi visit our Extra Virgin Olive Oil supplier in Sindyanna. This peaceful cooperative explains the process behind taking the juiciest little olives and turning them into olive oil. We're proud to use and support Sindyanna olive oil.
We lovingly make our products and gifts by hand. Find out where our paper is loveingly made by hand.
We travel the world to find the best, most ethically sourced ingredients, even all the way to Australia.
One of our favourite ingredients, Shea butter comes from a women's cooperative in Ghana.