PREPARE to get pampered, as the first Lush store in North Wales opens this weekend.

The fresh handmade cosmetics brand opens to the public at Broughton Shopping Park, creating 15 new jobs, on Friday, July 21 at 11am.

During the opening day, Lush Broughton customers will have the opportunity to create and take home one of Lush's best-selling bath bombs, Toby's Magic Cow. The first 100 customers will also be gifted a welcome surprise of pampering products in an exclusive Lush tote bag.

Alex Huntley, shop manager of Lush Broughton, has worked for Lush since 2015 and started as a seasonal sales assistant in Lush Bury.

They said: "Visit us to explore the handmade products, receive a tailored consultation so we can find the right product for you or even make your own product at a Lush party!

"Having spent the last four weeks in training together, the team are ecstatic for the store to finally open so they can share their knowledge and build relationships with the customers of Broughton. We're a collection of local people all wanting to work together so that their family, friends and neighbours can experience Lush."

In celebration of Plastic-Free July, the new store will be selling Lush's latest collection, Lush x SpongeBob Squarepants. The collaboration has hit over a million globally in sales in the first week alone (£1.3 million) since launching on June 29, with all products taking the lead of best selling products. You can also discover the Lush x Asteroid City collection in Lush Broughton, while stocks last.

The Lush Broughton retail experience highlights categories of iconic Lush inventions from the 1980s, including the shampoo bar and the bath bomb, as well as a section with an array of ethical gifts and Knot Wraps. Services, such as bespoke Lush skincare consultations or booking a popular Lush Party will be available in the shop.

Alan Pruden-Barker, centre manager at Broughton, added: "This is a really exciting moment for us at Broughton as we get set to open the doors to yet another iconic brand that will continue to strengthen our beauty and wellness offering.

"We know our visitors across North Wales have been eagerly awaiting the opening of the first Lush store in the region and it's great that they can take advantage of a host of opening day offers this Friday."