Join us at Boo Cottage Botanicals to learn how to make your own natural moisturisers.
If you love using natural products and want to have a go at making your own then this course is for you! During the day you will learn how to make natural skin creams and moisturisers using beautiful plant oils and butters that your skin will love.
On the day you will:
- Get to know the characteristics of different types of moisturisers
- Learn how to make a stable emulsion
- Get to know the characteristics and skin benefits of various plant oils and butters
- Learn the basics of essential oil blending and create your own unique scents
- Learn how to check if your product is the appropriate pH and how to alter it
- Make your own hand / body cream
- Make your own face cream that you have tailored to your skin type
- Label your goodies at the end of the day to take away
The workshop will run as either a morning session or an afternoon session and will last approximately 2.5 - 3hrs depending on the number of participants and your creative flair! You will take your products home at the end of the workshop along with handouts and your notes.
If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
All materials and ingredients.
Refreshments will be provided; please let us know of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.
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Really good workshop. I have previously done their soap and skincare workshop and returned for more. This time face creams. As before, Nic and Ben were super friendly and great hosts, supplying endless tea and biscuits. In addition, the variety and choice of ingredients for your creams is large, and you are given time and guidance to make decisions. Nothing is rushed but still the time flies when you are having fun. Really recommend this workshop for people and groups interested.
Friendly well organised session. It was great fun and very interesting. Not only do you make moisturisers and creams for body and face but you learn so much about skin care and making the products. It was a fabulous morning. I would highly recommend it.
Response from Boo Cottage Botanicals:Thanks Helen for a lovely review! It was great to have you and hope you are enjoying using your creams, Nic
My sister, niece and I joined three others yesterday for a fabulous morning on this course. An excellent short introduction to our skins and how they work and then we were on to mixing our ingredients for the body creams. Great fun smelling all the essential oils to see which ones we liked best. Everything was clearly explained, all the equipment was ready for us to use and Nic and Ben were there throughout to help us and explain things. After the body cream we all had a go at some face cream which was a slightly different recipe. I can't recommend this course enough, it was informative, fun and we all came home with beautiful and aromatic creams. And there was plenty of coffee and biscuits throughout the morning. Thanks Nic and Ben, a truly fun morning.
Response from Boo Cottage Botanicals:Thanks Liz for such a lovely and comprehensive review! We really enjoyed having the three of you back and hope you are enjoying using your creams. Hope to see you again on another workshop, Nic