When we first met Lush, Fresh Handmade Cosmetics, almost nobody talked about palm oil. Except them, of course. And we clearly remember how we felt in love with their products: funny, vegetarian, free of animal testing and ethical. But what really stole our hearts was the fact that they were boycotting against the farming and use of this oil for its direct effects on orangutans extinction and habitats loss in Indonesia.
This April has started in Spain with the happiest of the news: many supermarkets will ban the use of palm oil in their products. And also this April, it is the 10th anniversary of Lush’s most charitable and, of course, palm oil free product: the Charity Pot cream. They have raised so far more than 23 millions of Euros, to fund grassroots organisations working on animal protection, human rights and environmental issues around the world.
At MONA we have a lot to thank to Charity Pot. As much, as the brand new van we acquired last year thanks to the fundings collected by all those people who bought their Charity Pot, and thanks to Lush who gave us this great opportunity.
Happy Birthday Charity Pot! Congratulations Lush, keep up with the good work. We are still as in love with you as the first day!