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Homemade Bath & Body Intensive

Saturday | January 16, 2021 | 10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Online Event

10am-11:30am PST Tinctures, Salves & Lip Balm
12noon -2pm PST Lather 101: Home Soapmaking
3pm -4:15pm PST DIY Facials from your Kitchen

In this Zoom based 3 segment mini-intensive we’ll learn how to make bath and body products from accessible ingredients.  Gather your ingredients ahead of time and follow along at home.

Tinctures, Salves & Lip Balm
This session offers an overview of different herbal products that can be easily made at home including salves, slathers, tinctures, teas, poultices and decoctions. We’ll learn a little about sourcing herbs –buying, wildcrafting and growing your own and good books for getting started learning which plants for what.  Then we’ll learn folk method processes for making tinctures, salves & lip balm. Supply list will be provided if you want to gather and follow along at home.  Handout and recipes provided.

Lather 101: Home Soapmaking
Learn to make bar soap using the cold process method. Well learn about different fats and oils you can use, techniques for measuring and mixing, how to safely work with sodium hydroxide (lye), options for molding and details of the curing process . Then we’ll walk through the process of making a batch of soap. Supply list provided ahead of time if you want to follow along and make your own batch at home.  Handout and recipes provided.

DIY Facials from Your Kitchen: Exfoliate Steam Massage Mask Moisturize
We’ll end the day by learning how to prepare a DIY facial from fresh ingredients from the grocery store and give ourselves a mini-facial with a scrub, a steam and massage.  Handout and recipes provided.

Cost:  $25-50 per segment or $75-150 for the day.  No one turned away.
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IMPORTANT: if you are registering for one or two individual sessions, rather than the whole day, please specify this in the comment box at check out or contact us to let us know which segments you are registering for.

If you are purchasing the full day as a GIFT and would like to be sent a gift certificate please pay In the $100-150 range and specify this in the comment box at check out or contact us to let us know which segments you are registering for.

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Cost: $25 – $150

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