Global Trends 2020

A traditional Chinese medicine treatment for covid-19 uses bear bile

The Chinese National Health Commission has promoted a treatment for covid-19 which includes bear bile in its ingredients. As the novel coronavirus is highly likely to have emerged from Chinese “wet markets”, where living wild animals are kept for food and medicine, its cause is being reinterpreted as its cure.


Lush launch handcare kits

Lush launch a new range of handcare boxes, including soaps, creams and a serum. This limited edition box may appeal to those experiencing dry hands as a result of increased washing.