Natural Lotion & Face Wash Making Class
Many store-bought lotions & cleansers are laden with chemicals and alcohol, which dry out your skin and make you have to use more. However, natural body care products can be made at home without any harmful ingredients and can be tailored to your skin type. Due to the similar way that they are made, you will learn how to make natural lotion, made with 100% natural oils, butters & other skin-nourishing ingredients, and face (&body) wash, made with similar natural ingredients + cleansing & anti-bacterial ingredients. In this class, informational charts are provided so that you can customize your products with the ingredients that work best for your skin type (e.g. jojoba oil for sensitive skin, goat's milk for dry/damaged skin, lavender essential oil for acne-prone skin). We'll discuss the different types of lotions; the materials and ingredients needed for both lotion and face wash and where to get them; how to adjust recipes; the benefits of various ingredients so you can choose what is best for your skin; and then you'll make 2 creamy, skin-nourishing products similar in consistency to store-bought lotions & creamy face washes but with no harmful ingredients. You'll go home with about 8 fl oz total (4 fl oz of each) and a thorough, detailed instructional handout, including recipes, ingredients, materials/equipment & suppliers. Everything is provided in the class, as well as some snacks & tea. This class lasts about 2 hours & 15 minutes & is available for up to 2 people. Beeswax lip balm making can be added for $15/person. Contact Lindsay if interested and if you have any questions. I hope to meet you soon! Give a unique gift this holiday season! Class gift certificates are available as well. Contact Lindsay for more information. General Class Information: - Very small class sizes! Choose to take a private class just for you or choose a semi-private class on the online calendar for only 2-3 people per class. Small groups allow for a more personal, enjoyable experience, in which you can feel comfortable to ask all of your questions and then go home ready to try out your new skill! - Available every day of the week! Set up a private class any day of the week at a time that works best for you or book a slot in an available class on the online calendar. - 100% hands-on! Make the products yourself; you won't watch, you'll do. - Customize your products! I supply the recipe & ingredients & you choose which work best for you. - Bring nothing! Everything is provided in the class with NO extra materials fee. - It's all in the details! Take home a thorough, detailed instructional handout with recipes, ingredients, materials list & suppliers.
Hi, my name is Lindsay. I am the former owner of Blue Dot Organics based out of San Francisco. I taught a variety of large-group classes in the making of soap, candles, lotion, lip balm and various other body and household natural products. I closed this business in the fall of 2014 and traveled abroad with my husband. We returned to Pacifica, California in the fall of 2015 and I began teaching again, but on a smaller scale until May of 2016. My husband was offered a job in Long Beach; so since July of 2016, I have been offering private classes, as well as semi-private classes on my online calendar, for up to 2 people per class on Ocean Blvd. You can enjoy an informative, fun class tailored to you in a relaxed atmosphere. My Soap Making & Teaching Background: I have been making & learning about natural, body-care products since 2012, when I took my first soap-making class with my sister-in-law in Quincy, Massachusetts. It was so fun that I immediately moved on to lotion, candles, bath bombs & more! I had been a teacher long before learning how to make natural products though, so when I moved to San Francisco in 2013, I decided to mesh my 2 specialty areas and open Blue Dot Organics. I have taught in various capacities ever since I graduated with a Bachelor's in Education in 2006, but I prefer the small-group setting for a more personal experience and so you can get the most out of the class! I hope to meet you soon!
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