Behind the Scenes - 51 Article(s)
No longer are we condemned to waste time moisturizing our bodies after we've toweled off!
After an inspirational trip to Tibet, Simon created two distinct scents.
Our Buffy Body Butter was inspired by LUSH co-founder and inventor Rowena’s trip to Brazil. She already loved all things scrubby, and then she heard about the women in Brazil who rub a mixture of sand and sunscreen into their backsides.
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
Although Mark is LUSH’s hair expert (he is a trained trichologist after all!) and very skilled at making wonderful hair care products, he often shares his ideas with Helen.
It's simple really; if you are one of the compounders, making LUSH goodies in the factory every day, then you get to stick your face on the pot.
It may seem like old news by now, but the concept of solid massage bars were another LUSH first.
Simon Constantine: “A short but powerful man beckons us. His name is the Venerable Ngawang Woebar and he’s a Tibetan monk. He welcomes us into the small room of his office and asks what it is we want..."
2,540 kg/5,600 lbs of fresh lemons get zested, juiced and squeezed into our cosmetics each year. We love using lemons in our cosmetics because they’re cleansing, antibacterial, full of vitamin C, vitamins B1 and B2, and are a powerful antioxidant.
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.
We launched Retro LUSH in 2003 at the insistence of our lovely LUSH forum customers.
Hair treatments aren’t just for those in need of a serious hair overhaul! Using hair treatments on a regular basis is also part of maintaining your beautiful tresses.
We only make our products in small batches, by hand, to ensure that everything is delivered to your local shop or front door is as fresh as possible.
Mark and Simon talk about Dirty Perfume