British cosmetics retailer Lush opened a new packaging-free shop in Manchester this month, adding to existing “Naked” shops in Milan and Berlin. The company sells haircare, skincare, bath bombs, shower gels, and other beauty products without packaging in an effort to reduce plastic waste in the cosmetic industry.
The packaging-free Manchester store, located on Market Street, sells beauty products that customers can place in paper bags made from 100% recycled material or reusable metal tins. Lip scrubs are sold in glass pots and lipstick refills have a beeswax coating, the outlet explained. In addition, the store offers regenerative shampoo bar