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Handmade cosmetics course

A cosmetics treat

About the Course

An introduction to creating your own skincare using entirely natural ingredients, based around beneficial herbs and essential oils.

You will make several infusions to include in the recipes that you make on the day, as well as making your own foaming body wash, face cream, balm, and a face mask to take away with you.

Understanding natural cosmetics, creating cosmetic bases using vegetable oils, waxes and butters, as well as essential oils. Making water-based and oil-based infusions using herbs and plants.

Additionally, you will learn about:

Information on basic equipment,
Sourcing ingredients
Understanding product labelling
Applying basic rules on product safety.
Use of preservatives, surfactants and emulsifiers
Correct packaging and storage of your products

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

A hands-on, informal day spent with others interested in hand-made, natural cosmetics.
A wealth of experience from a highly experienced cosmetic consultant
Weather allowing we will take a walk around the farm to pick seasonal plants to include in the recipes.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided
Parking is available at the entrance to our farm and our training room is just a short walk down out track:
If you have any dietary requirements, please let us know in advance.

What To Bring:
All recipies are included for you to take home, so that you can continue to make your own skincare products, so just bring yourself.


Kerry Weller at Mantel Farm
Mantel Farm
Henley Down
Catsfield, Battle
East Sussex
TN33 9BN
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Suitable for

  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

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1 day 9.30 - 4.30

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