Lush to feature at Bluedot Festival for the first time!

From Thursday 21st July to Sunday 24th July 2022, festival goers at Bluedot Festival will be able to freshen up and feel lusher than they arrived by visiting Lush’s various activations throughout the event, set in the Jodrell Bank Observatory, Cheshire. Dr Carol Treasure will be involved in 2 of these special events over the course of the weekend. Find out more here.


Sam Farmer elected president of Society of Cosmetic Scientists

Sam Farmer, the owner of gender-neutral personal care product maker Sam Farmer Skincare, has been elected president of the UK Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SCS). Read more now.


6 New Ways for Sun Care to Shine

Sun care has stepped out of the shadows, becoming one of the hottest topics on Tik Tok and other social platforms. In fact, in Q1 2022, per NPD data, sunscreen sales increased by nearly 60%. Suppliers and brands have stepped up with new innovations to stand tall in this increasingly competitive sector. Read here.


Croda’s Top Five Vegan Suitable Formulations

Veganism has gone from niche to necessary and it’s not just about food – it also applies to our skincare regimes, and with planet-friendly beauty also on the rise, vegan beauty is a great step to becoming more eco-conscious. Read now.


A worldwide survey on the use of animalderived materials and reagents in scientific experimentation

This publication launched an awareness campaign to strive for fully animal-free experiments of high quality and reproducible by many experimental researchers around the world. Read the full publication now.


Why Lush Cosmetics Deleted its Social Media Accounts

In November 2021 Lush decided to remove most of its social media accounts across 48 countries because of ignored harms to users. “It was not an easy decision, but it was the only decision,” says Brandi Halls, Chief Ethics Officer, Lush in North America. Find out why here.

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