About two or three months ago I was especially proud of myself about something (although now I can’t remember what) and I walked into a Lush store to treat myself to a bath bomb. It was the beginning of the Christmas season, so it was time for my yearly Lush Pud Bath Bomb. The…
this is almost the same as my origin story, with a few different details.
LUSH (and failing to get a job at the local store, dicks*) —-> salt/sugar scrubs —-> handmade soap —-> SOAP-LY OBSESSED —-> my first thousand dollars (one can dream)
though i’ve actually never purchased anything from LUSH (which may have been one of the reasons they used to justify their not-hiring me decision,) i did find out about them online. i thought “gosh, i could make sugar scrubs. it’s sugar.” so people may have gotten christmas gifts that reflected this new skill.
then, LUSH didn’t hire me.
but now i’m doing the soap thing, so it’ll be ok. because i really like the soaping. like, to an obsessive degree.