Herbal Workshops |Cottage Hill Herbs | Upper Hutt | Wellington

By: Cottage Hill Herbs  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Herbs, Creams, Herbal Extracts

Date: Saturday 2nd of July and Sunday 3rd of July
Time: 10:30am – 5:00pm
Fee: $395.00 (Inclusive of all materials, take home your creations)

The second workshop in a series, designed for those who have completed the first natural skincare weekend, and who now wish to further their knowledge, create more products and develop a larger range of top end highly saleable skincare, body & bath care, and hair care creations. You will be expanding your existing knowledge with more in depth emulsification techniques, learning to blend many unusual, but natural ingredient forms of herbs, powders etc into creams, lotions, gels, milks and skin & body care products.

You will learn to identify many more herbs used specifically for treating skin conditions as well as the theory and research behind their usage. You will harvest, extract and process these to include in your skincare ranges, helping you not only to identify nature’s gifts more fully, but to experience first hand their impressive regenerating abilities.

These unique natural herbal extracts will give your products not only the edge over other “so called natural products” but will also allow you to produce raw ingredients at minimal cost, whilst providing truly pure extracts for your skincare range.

Subjects also covered during workshop will include:
• Using colour in your creams, lotions, lip balms etc.
• Skin PH, the acid mantle, PH testing for product stability and shelf life.
• Different types of emulsifying waxes and their usage.
• The properties of natural butters.
• Using active ingredients in skin creams.

Make and take home these beautiful full size creations of:
• 1 Firming face and neck cream
• 1 Eye – serum
• 1 Foaming facial scrub
• 1 Eye – makeup remover
• 1 Eye nutrient cream
• 1 Lip serum
• 2 Lip glosses
• 1 Gel based body scrub
• 1 Gel and cream based moisturiser
• 3 Deodorants (1 Spray, 1 Roll-on, 1 Solid stick)
• 1 Silky velvet body butter
• 1 Fresh herb tincture
• 1 Dried herb glycerite
A total value of almost $300

Note: Please book early. Class numbers are strictly limited with places usually booked out early. Enrolment form and deposit required to secure your place.

The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011

Keywords: Creams, Herbal Extracts, Herbs, Lip Balms

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