A gift certificate for a DIY class is an excellent, unique gift idea! Your gift recipient can attend any Natural Lotion Making Class of their choice on Lindsay's online calendar, and take home 8 fl oz of lotion, customized with the skin-nourishing ingredients of their choice. Many store-bought lotions are laden with chemicals and alcohol, which dry out your skin and make you have to use more. However, natural lotion is made with 100% natural oils, butters & other skin-nourishing ingredients; there are no chemicals and nothing that will dry out your skin, so you only need to use a small amount to fully moisturize your skin. In this class, informational charts are provided so that students can customize their lotions with the ingredients that work best for their skin types (e.g. jojoba oil for sensitive skin, goat's milk for dry/damaged skin, lavender essential oil for redness/inflammation). We'll discuss the different types of lotions; the materials and ingredients needed and where to get them; how to adjust recipes; and the benefits of various ingredients so students can choose what is best for their skin. Students will also go home with a thorough, detailed instructional handout, including recipes, ingredients, materials/equipment & suppliers. This class lasts about 1 hour & 45 minutes and each class is small (up to 2 students per class). Everything is provided in the class, as well as some snacks & tea. What makes Lindsay's DIY (Do-It-Yourself) classes unique? Much more goes into making natural, personal care products than you might think. It's a science! So it is very important that you understand why you are doing something, not just how to do something. Each class begins with discussing the science behind making the product, why certain ingredients are needed & formulating recipes, which is often the hardest part. Then it's time for the hands-on part, making the product with me as your guide. My goals are for you to have fun learning something new & making your product, and that you leave the class with a solid, knowledge foundation that you can build upon. DIY classes are offered by Lindsay at Soap Making Classes & More and take place in downtown Long Beach, CA. Once purchased, please provide an email or phone number so that Lindsay can contact you about how to send the gift certificate or contact her in a message through Verlocal. Gift certificates can be emailed or mailed and recipients have 1 year to redeem them. Please contact Lindsay with any questions. Thank you!
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 3 people per class in downtown Long Beach. 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!
Gift Certificate: Natural Lotion Making Class in Long Beach, CA!
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