In mid-October, the fresh, ethical, 100% vegetarian retailer, LUSH, will open its doors to the first shop in Rockland County, NY in The Shops at Nanuet (75 W Route 59). LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics offers scented selections of ethical skin care, hair care, bath and body products loaded with natural ingredients. A self-appointed cosmetic-deli, LUSH makes effective products out of fresh organic fruit and vegetables, fine essential oils and ingredients that are ethically and sustainably procured from around the world.
In fact, the company uses annually over 11,000 bananas, 23,000 strawberries, 20,000 avocados and 27,000 oranges, to name a few.
“This will be our first shop in Rockland County and we’re thrilled to be located in this completely renovated, upscale shopping center,” says Alyssa Gates, LUSH Cosmetics director of U.S. real estate. “We believe the open-air property will give us that street-store feel we’ve been looking for in this area.”
A beauty deli
LUSH stores are veritable beauty delicatessens that feature gorgeously fragranced soap; fresh, preservative-free facemasks; a vast skin care range; top-quality hair products and, of course, the infamous bath bombs and bubble bars. As well as pioneering the freshest cosmetics, LUSH has an ecological message: products are suitable for vegetarians and those suitable for vegans are clearly marked (82% of products). No products are tested on animals and both packaging and preservatives are kept to a minimum.
Since LUSH came on the scene 17 years ago, its philosophy has always been based on ethics and having the least impact on the environment while still producing effective and innovative beauty products. In doing so, LUSH products are 100% vegetarian, 81% vegan, 69% preservative-free, and 44% free of wasteful packaging with absolutely no animal testing being done on LUSH products or ingredients. These ethics are at the heart of the brand and will remain there with every new shop that opens globally.
LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics can be found in over 700 locations worldwide with 45 LUSH locations across Canada and 185 in the U.S, with others popping up in locations such as Charleston, SC and San Diego, CA in the months ahead. They can also be found online at www.lushusa.com or by calling 1.888.733.LUSH.
To find all the New York locations, click HERE.