Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics is easily one of the biggest all-natural, environmentally conscious beauty brands out there, boasting a repertoire of wide ranging products for hair, face, and body.
It’s easy to be drawn into a Lush store by the alluring mix of scents from the colourful bath bombs and soap bars, but once you’re in the store it can be tough deciding on a product to a buy when you’re lost in a secret garden of handmade beauty products all aesthetically named and made.
To simplify your search for the right Lush products to invest in, we carefully scoured Lush’s official web-stores and Instagram and gleaned 29 best-selling Lush products that you’ll definitely love.
1. Angels on Bare Skin
Why people love it: This calming face and body scrub not only soothes the skin but gently exfoliates, too. It’s a combination of cleansing agents kaolin (a clay mineral) and ground almond nuts, and lavender, rose and chamomile essential oils that soothe and calm the skin, leaving it smelling heavenly.
How to use: Simply take a pea-sized amount of the dough-like product and rub some water into it so that it turns into paste and massage it into face and body. Watch the ground almond nuts turn into almond milk that nourishes and brightens the skin as kaolin clay removes impurities like grease and dirt. Step out of the shower smelling like flowers and feeling pure and clean like angel’s skin.
Price: SGD73 for 250g
2. Big Sea Salt Shampoo
Why people love it: The formula for lustrous mermaid hair! Formulated with sea salt, seaweed, and lemon and lime, Big Sea Salt Shampoo gives limp, flat hair some much-needed lift and volume and shine. Sea salt works double time to cleanse and exfoliate the hair and scalp and lift hair into a bouncy volume, while also teaming up with seaweed and coconut oil to moisturise and soften hair.
How to use: Work a small gloop of sea salt grains into hair and scalp, massaging deep and long from the roots to the ends, and let the refreshing citrusy scent from lemon and lime juices fill your nostrils and linger long after the shower.
Price: SGD47 for 330g
3. Sex Bomb
Why people love it: This all-time bestselling bath bomb smells the way it’s named – seductive and titillating. Jasmine, clary sage, and ylang ylang infuse this globe of romance and their sultry blend of fragrance arouses passion while relaxing and warming the body. Soy milk gives the bath a milky glow and leaves warm skin smooth and silky. It’s basically the stuff bath-dreams are made of!
How to use: Once it comes into contact with the warm water in your bathtub it dissolves into milky swirls of pinks and reds. All you need to do is sink into it.
Price: SGD13.50 for 200g
4. Honey I Washed The Kids
Why people love it: Washing our kids with this luxuriously buttery body soap bar beats shrinking them anytime! But, thankfully it’s not just for kids. Richly concocted with honey, aloe, and coconut oil, this beautiful slab of body soap moisturises skin, leaving it soft and supple and smelling like caramel! Who knew showering could taste so sweet!
Price: SGD15.90 for 100g
5. Ocean Salt
Why people love it: This face scrub is a citrusy splash of ocean water for the face. The richness of avocado butter and coconut oil moisturises and softens skin while the mixture of fine and coarse sea salt gives it some thorough exfoliating. On top of that it’s got extracts of antibacterial lime and vodka that not only tones and brightens but is responsible for sending the nose on holiday in a beach paradise!
How to use: Just a take pea-sized pinch of the sorbet-like scrub from the tub and gently go through the entire face with it then rinse and breathe in the ocean.
Price: SGD29 for 120g
Why people love it: Who knew shampooing with a solid blue bar could have hair feeling and smelling so heavenly? Japanese nori and Irish moss seaweed boost volume and effectively de-tangles rough unruly hair, leaving it soft and buoyant. The ingredient of lemon oil gives the hair a healthy shine just like silk. The hair also ends up smelling like flowers because of flower oils that subtly perfume the hair.
How to use: Simply work a lather up by running the shampoo bar in water and massage thoroughly into scalp and hair to lift both hair and mood.
Price: SGD24 for 55g
7. Grease Lightning
Why people love it: Nip them zits in the bud with this super-effective cleansing gel. Formulated to prevent the bacteria clogged in pores from erupting into full-on pimples, what better remedial ingredient to use than the antiseptic and antibacterial thyme, tea tree, and rosemary to dissolve and disintegrate those trapped inflammatory dirt. Grape juice is also used to stop dirt build-up in its tracks and witch hazel soothes redness.
Price: SGD27 for 50g
Why people love it: Create your own mini universe in the bathtub with this sweet and warm bath bomb. An intoxicating sensation of candy and peppermint sends the senses rocketing into a cosmic fantasy.
Being submerged in a milky pool of swirling neon-coloured galaxies certainly serves as a fitting backdrop to this space odyssey that has you wishing you never had to come back down to Earth. Amidst the high, however, the warmth and nostalgia of home anchors your soaring heart as notes of vetivert and cedarwood are part of the whole olfactoric experience.
How to use: Drop this globe of fragrance and colour into your tub filled with warm water and watch the magic, and feel your nerves, unfurl.
Price: SGD18 for 200g
9. Mask of Magnaminty
Why people love it: This face and body mask of minty proportions pairs well with Angels on Bare Skin (see #1). This diverse blend of ingredients that exfoliate, cleanse, soothe, and moisturise gives the skin a post-mud spa feel. Peppermint oil and kaolin clay penetrates deep into pores to cleanse them of stubborn accumulated dirt while abuki beans gently exfoliates away dead skin to reveal clean, baby-smooth skin. Vanilla absolute and honey are also added into the mix to soothe redness and moisturise.
How to use: Apply the moist pasty product onto face and skin and leave it on for 15 minutes then wash it off, all the while enjoying its refreshing minty scent fill your senses.
Price: SGD49 for 315g
Why people love it: If anything, our theory is that it’s named this way to get you interested instead of turn you away. Any marketed product that states upfront that it’s not just bland but ultrabland is being teasing, because this makeup-removing facial cleanser seriously interesting and amazing.
It’s unconventional in that it need not and cannot be used with water, as water chemically reacts with the beeswax ingredient into a thick concentrate that clogs pores. This ultra-cleansing emulsion is made up of essential oils, honey, and beeswax that efficiently removes all traces of makeup and grime, and rosewater, iris flower extract, and glycerin that moisturises and soothes.
How to use: Swipe the emulsion all over the face and massage thoroughly, then wipe it off using a damp face towel or cotton pads.
Price: SGD30 for 45g
11. Skin Drink
Why people love it: Absorb moisture into the skin naturally with this wonderfully rich facial moisturiser. Avocado and aloe are a match made in heaven for dry, stretched skin as they generously hydrate and relax, bringing the skin back to life. There’s also evening primrose, neroli, and rose oils to improve the texture of the skin so that it glows.
How to use: Apply it on by dabbing some onto skin and spreading it out evenly by massaging gently.
Price: SGD49 for 45g
Why people love it: Groove to a smooth hair day with this super moisturising and texturising hair moisturiser. It blends avocado butter, coconut, jojoba, and olive oils, and candelilla wax, which combine to work at seriously moisturising and softening hair into creamy smooth locks. It doesn’t end there, though! Jasmine and orange blossoms wrap the hair in a fragrance that lasts long after the shower.
How to use: Just rub the creamy formula into wet hair and style it or wait till it dries.
Price: SGD45 for 100g
13. Snow Fairy
Why people love it: Every Christmas season we’re blessed with this gem of a shower gel! Candy-sweet bubblegum and vanilla fills up your shower, inciting holiday excitement. A decoration of blue iridescent shimmer adds fun and sparkle to the whole experience and washes off the skin when you rinse. Being biodegradable, this “fairy dust” doesn’t cost the Earth at all!
Price: SGD13.80 for 250g
14. Charity Pot
Why people love it: Rich in cocoa butter, this hand and body lotion hydrates even the driest areas of the skin. An aromatic blend of ylang ylang and rosewood oils perfumes the skin while also softening it. With every pot of Charity Pot body lotion sold, the proceeds go to fund the work of small grassroots organisations around the world, so you’re not just investing in quality skincare but also giving back to society by involving yourself in meaningful charity work.
Price: SGD15 for 45g
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15. Yoga Bomb
Why people love it: There’s no such thing as too many bath bombs. Each one is so unique in fragrance, colour, and bathtub effects that we don’t mind amassing enough to line our tub with! This particular bath bomb gets you in a meditative mood with its soothing and relaxing blend of sandalwood, ho wood, and olibanum oils which combine into a fragrance that is woody, floral, and citrusy all at once. Bright sunny swirls of orange, turquoise, and purple makes for a vibrant zen experience.
How to use: The same way you use any bath bomb – unravel it in your bathtub! Let it bob on the surface of the warm bath water and submerge yourself into orange, purple, and turquoise.
Price: SGD18 for 100g
16. Dark Angels
Why people love it: This face scrub may look like a boring black mass, but it’s often that best things come in humble packages! Formulated for oily skin, it is meant to be a more targeted alternative to Angels on Bare Skin (see #1). Rhassoul mud is the main ingredient and it cleanses skin deeply while conditioning pores.
Charcoal and black sugar are in charge of exfoliating all that dead skin to reveal smooth youthful skin. There’s a tenderness to the whole process as avocado oil and vegetable glycerin moisturise the skin after some powerful cleansing. No Lush product is complete without fragrance. Sandalwood and rosewood oils release a warm soothing scent as you purify your face.
How to use: Pinch a pea-sized amount and moisten it with water, massage it all over the face, then rinse thoroughly!
Price: SGD29.50 for 100g
17. Rub Rub Rub
Why people love it: A shower scrub for both body and hair? Now, you don’t see that every day! The sea salt does most of the cleansing and exfoliating but in the most gentle way possible that makes it suitable to be used to shampoo hair, too.
Organic lemon juice works alongside the sea salt to brighten and also aid in the cleansing of pores because of its acidity. The result is soft, supple skin and silky hair! It will also leave you smelling like spring flowers as mimosa and jasmine blossoms infuse the mixture.
How to use: Take as much of the sorbet-like scrub as you like (provided you don’t empty the tub) and rub it all over the body and into hair before rinsing it off under the shower.
Price: SGD34 for 330g
18. The Comforter
Why people love it: Our weary heart needs a bath too, and The Comforter bubble bar gives it the bubble bath it’s craving. It not only looks like candy but smells like one too, releasing a lovely fruity aroma of blackcurrant and berries in your bath water that is very comforting to the body and soul. It turns the water a warm purple, which adds serenity to the whole sensation. And can it be any bubblier? Bubbles will soon cover the surface of the bath water and your entire body, causing tiny bubbles of childish laughter to float up to the surface of calm.
How to use: Bubble bars are different from bath bombs in that instead of dissolving into streams of froth, they have to be crumbled in water before reacting with it to produce colour and bubbles!
Price: SGD17 for 220g
19. Rose Jam
Why people love it: Another Christmas special, this body shower gel really looks like jam but smells much more richly layered. A recognisable note of rose absolute is layered with lemon and geranium oil, which altogether smell like zesty-sweet flowers. It’s not merely an aromatic experience, though, as it incorporates nourishing argan oil, vanilla pod infusion, and even goji berry juice that leave your skin ultra-moisturised and soft.
Price: SGD16.90 for 250g
20. Ro’s Argan
Why people love it: Body conditioner, anybody? Because this product gives our body the post-cleansing conditioning we never thought it needed. Argan oil nourishes the skin with anti-ageing vitamin E and the almond oil and cocoa and shea butters deeply penetrates into the skin to moisturise it, leaving it radiant, soft, and buoyant with a rosy scent!
How to use: Rub the buttery substance all over the body in the shower after cleansing like you would a hair conditioner after shampooing and wash it off!
Price: SGD64 for 225g
Why people love it: A too-good-to-be-true lip scrub that you can lick off afterwards! This one smells like strawberries, bubblegum (hence the name), and candy floss – reminiscent of Snow Fairy (see #13). Castor sugar serves as the scrubbing grains and organic jojoba oil works at moisturising freshly scrubbed lips.
How to use: Scoop up a tiny bit of the grainy scrub and scrub lips with it and then – the best part – lick lips clean because this lip scrub is edible!
Price: SGD15.65 for 25g
Feast on the final eight products we love in the next page.
22. Mmmelting Marshmallow Moment
Why people love it: This is a bath oil, and just the thought of bathing in rich natural oils relaxes us. Translucent swirls of pink and gold languidly emanate from the shimmery round two-toned bar in bath water. Coconut oil and cocoa butter are the main building blocks of this formula and they never fail to nourish and soften skin, but in oil form, they leave the skin feeling beautifully silky too.
How to use: Pop it into the bath water and watch it bob and melt slowly into pinks and golds. Just sink into it and dream of perfect sunsets.
Price: SGD5 for 20g
23. Light Pink
Why people love it: Created with pale and cool skin tones in mind, this pink makeup foundation is fittingly dubbed a colour supplement. It provides lightweight barely-there coverage, alleviates redness and irritation with rose petal infusion, and balances moisture levels with bran rice oil. Dry, sensitive skin that reacts badly to harsh foundations will absorb Light Pink in like absorbing sunlight!
How to use: Apply it onto the face before putting on the rest of your makeup. Use it alone for stronger coverage or blend it with your moisturiser for a lighter tint.
Price: SGD27.05 for 18g
24. Cup o’ Coffee
Why people love it: This face and body mask gives your face and body its caffeine fix at any time of the day. Roasted cocoa extract is what gives it its rich coffee scent! Kaolin clay deeply cleanses the pores of impurities and a spattering of ground coffee exfoliates dead skin as your smear it all over and let is sit on your skin. You end up with radiant, smooth, and clear skin!
How to use: Smooth it over face and body and leave on for 15 minutes then wash it off.
Price: SGD27 for 100g
25. Emotional Brilliance
Why people love it: A mattifying setting powder that is beautifully translucent and doesn’t dry the skin out? We’re in! It evens out skin tone naturally, and jojoba oil is put into this to nourish and moisturise the skin beneath the matte finish.
How to use: Use it alone for a more natural tint or set it over foundation.
Price: SGD36 for 7g
26. Salted Coconut
Why people love it: Our hands have been toiling the most part of our lives so giving it a good scrub is a great way to return the favour! Formulated with fine sea salt that act as the exfoliator, and extra virgin coconut and argan oils, and also cupuaçu butter that soften and nourish hands, this tropical hand scrub gives your hands some much-needed tender loving care.
How to use: Smooth the scrub all over hands and rub away! Wash it all off once you’re done and feel your hands all smooth, soft and silky.
Price: SGD28 for 100g
Why people love it: This bestselling scent comes in the most portable size – solid in a small tin can. One key scent note is patchouli and a whiff of it takes us back to the days of Woodstock and hippies in the 60s and 70s because of its musky, earthy, sweet scent. Orange oil and lemongrass also lace the overall scent with citrusy sweetness. The deep orange colour of the perfume serves as an enticing visual to the scent-sation.
How to use: Simply pick some up on your fingertip and smear it on the wrists and neck
Price: SGD19 for 12g
28. Full of Grace
Why people love it: This facial serum bar is the only one of its kind by Lush. Light pink and smooth, this serum bar is packed with hydrating and nourishing ingredients that do wonders especially for a face that has been through tons of makeup.
Chamomile and rose oils work alongside tropical cupuacu and murumuru butters to richly soothe and moisturise skin without leaving any greasiness because of how easily they absorb into the skin. Almond and tagetes oils brighten skin tone in the most natural way. An interesting ingredient is added into the mix – portobello mushroom extract, which is rich in vitamins and antioxidants that revive tired skin and improve its elasticity.
How to use: Rub and melt the bar in your hands and massage the smooth film of serum into the face.
Price: SGD36 for 20g
29. Dream Cream
Why people love it: We’ve saved the best for last by ending this curation with the number one bestselling Lush product ever – the Dream Cream body lotion. It has a most gentle blend of oat milk, lavender, and chamomile that works to nourish and soothe the skin, treating redness and irritation.
Additionally, layers of olive oil and cocoa butter moisturises, working alongside the aforementioned ingredient trio to treat dry, chapped, eczema-prone skin. It’s also interesting to note that adding water to oat is an ancient remedy for irritated skin!
How to use: Gently massage the creamy substance into all areas of the body – especially the super dry parts at the elbows, knees, and heels!
Price: SGD46 for 240g