Lush Cosmetics sparkling, fizzing bath bombs; juicy soaps cut off the block; shower jellies; and cupcake-shaped luxury bath melts look (and smell) good enough to eat. It's no wonder, since all of Lush's products are hand-made from good-for-you ingredients like "fresh, organic fruit and vegetables, the finest essential oils, and safe synthetics."
But Lush's body treats are just as special for what's not in them—namely, gross things like animal fats and other nasty things that you'd never want to put on your body. All of Lush's products are vegetarian, and nearly all of them are vegan—marked with a can't-miss "V."
Even sweeter than Lush's "Creamy Candy Bath" bubble bar is the company's firm anti-animal-testing policy. Not only does Lush test its creations exclusively on willing humans (who wouldn't want to volunteer to try out Lush's latest bath bomb?), the company also refuses to buy any ingredients from behind-the-times companies that still conduct experiments on animals.
Opening its first store in the English coastal town of Poole in 1994, Lush now has more than 370 shops around the world, with production facilities in the U.K., Italy, Canada, South America, and Japan.
Bathing beauties the world over can't stop gushing about Lush, and neither can we: PETA honored Lush several years ago with a Trail-Blazer Award for its delushious body goodies and its no-nonsense cruelty-free policy.
To learn more about cosmetics testing on animals, go here.
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