Since establishing 20 years ago, Lush has been driven by innovation and its ethics. Creators of
pioneering beauty products such as the fizzing bath bomb, shower jellies and solid shampoo
bars, Lush places emphasis on fresh ingredients like organic fruits and vegetables.
Lush operates a strict policy against animal testing and supports Fair Trade and Community Trade initiatives. Lush leads the cosmetics industry in combating over-packaging by running public awareness campaigns and developing products that can be sold ‘naked’ to the consumer without any packaging.
Lush operates a strict policy against animal testing and in 2012 launched The Lush Prize (in conjunction with Ethical Consumer) which is a quarter of a million pound annual prize rewarded to politicians, lobbyists, researchers and scientists who are working to end animal testing.
Lush has been awarded the RSPCA Good Business Award for 2006, 2007 and 2009, along with the 2006 PETA Trailblazer Award for Animal Welfare. Co-founders Mark and Mo Constantine were awarded OBEs for services to the beauty industry. In the new years honours list 2010. Lush was the winner of the Best in Business Award at the 2014 Observer Ethical Awards and is regularly voted at the top of magazine customer service surveys.
Today Lush has 939 shops worldwide and operates in 50 countries.