VIDEO: How it’s made … Lush Bath Bombs

Lush bath bombs lure me with their smell into their store. It’s a  pleasure just buying them, later smelling them while opening the drawer with laundry, and finally letting them to be used. Probably everyone who pampers themselves with lush bombs experience that, but for me the walk trough the lush factory really opened my eyes and I look on cult baths completely differently.  

Facts about bath bombs, I learned after visiting the Lush factory

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We… the lucky ones ;).

When the bath bomb sinks into a tub full of waterits story is almost finishedbut it seems for us users it only begins. The smellwhich fills the entire bathroomthe water that changes color and the ingredients  that soothe the skin … this is just the grand finale of the Lush bomb As I walked through the Lush Factory  near Zagreb recently I was able to find out where the pleasure that enchants comes from. 

  1. Lush products are made from fresh ingredientsthat’s why you see boxes upon boxes of fruitvegetableseggsetcThe more exotic ingredientsthe ones that are not grown here, are being enjoyed by the whole world and are really hard to get (for example lotus). That’s why the products are fresh as well as effective and fragrant. 

  2. Bath bombs are mainly consist of baking soda, corn starchnourishing oils and essential fragrances. 

  3. The mass for bombs are made by two cute boysThey shake the ingredients into a gigantic mixer which mixes them in 15 min into a fairly dry bath “flour“. 

  4. Bombs are then hand shaped by multiple employees.  While I visited I counted thirty and the work comes in two shifts.  

  5. They shape some bath bombswith the work being assignedSomebody fills the inner part of the bomb while the other makes the outside. In both cases you have to be quite crafty, so that you can make a ball out of the molds. Us bloggers tried to make quite a few bombs that would meet their standardsbut sadly we didnt achieve that. 

  6. The molds that make the shapes of bath balls are also made by them from recycled plasticMolds are made for multiple usages, but they try to make the use out of the served ones. 

  7. Instead of uniformsthe employees wear Lush shirtswhich have the slogans about Lushes efforts to conserve nature and animals. 

  8. This philosophy, the love of the earth and all living beings is also passed on to employees. One of the Slovenes, who is employed there (the factory is near the border with Slovenia), told me that she is extremely happy to work in a good collective and atmosphere.  

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Wonderful baths, that are at the moment available for Valentine’s Day.

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Factory smells like fresh and exotic ingerdients.

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Lucky me ;).

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From this ”flour” bath bombs are made

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…round as this one, that reminds us of Earth.

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…or special shapes, such as Star Light Star Bright

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Along with bath bombs there are also available tempting gift packages for  Valentine’s Day. 

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…and unicorn horns😉. 

Unusual shapes, tempting smells, nourishing ingredients, fun names … and above all that, a lot of manual work and love for nature, animals and humans are hidden in the Lush bath sphere, so I will now use it with greater respect and pleasure. 

What’s your attitude to Lushe’s bath bombs? Tell me with which you are most pampered. Thank you. 

⇒ ♥ Also, how I started making the bath itself. 

Shine bright, 

Nika 

*Photos: Nika Veger for Beautyfullblog 

**Thank you  Lush for the opportunity of seeing new parts in the beauty industry.  

This post is also available in: Slovenian

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