By Mary N. DiZazzo

Be Green With LUSH

Ciao bella,

Let's all be in with the trendsetters and support preserving the environment with LUSH. It's hip to be green.

100% of LUSH's products are vegetarian. They believe in making effective products out of fresh organic fruits and vegetables, the finest essential oils, and safe synthetics. No animal fat or bi-products are used.

Try Figs and Leaves soap, it's a soft, creamy soap scented with ylang ylang and orange blossom perfumes. Ylang ylang helps to balance the skin's oil productions. Organic figs are the main base of this soap. It gently exfoliates your skin while leaving it luxuriously smooth and scented.

74% of LUSH's products are vegan. Try a shower bar Aqua Mirabilis, with almond oil and almond butter which contain softening emollients nourishing the skin while ground almond shells serve as a gentle skin polish.

LUSH's catalog contains many wonderful eco-friendly products. The Big Blue Bath Bomb gives you the full Pacific Ocean experience including strands of mineral-rich seaweed and a crust of stimulating sea salt. The turquoise-blue bath scented with lavender and lemon oil refreshes your mind and body like a vacation by the sea.

58% of LUSH's packaging is waste-free. The eco-awareness of LUSH has also maintained rewards to customers who reuse and recycle LUSH shopping bags.

It's what's right for our planet. Earth Day is Sunday, April 22nd.

Buona giornata and God bless the United States of America!

Have you missed any of Mary's columns in the Post-Gazette? Read prior weeks' "All That Zazz" columns on her website She is a third-generation cosmetologist and owner of Mary for Nails, etc. natural nailcare salon in Andover, and a Massachusetts distributor of Kosmea brand rose hip oil products. She may be contacted at (978) 470-8183. She also sees select clients by appointment in Boston at (617) 742-6881.