Butters, Balms, Salves and Lotions: Blending for Natural Skin Care Products

This is a great introductory class into the exciting world of aromatherapy!
Learn how to make all natural body butters, lip balms, healing salves and lotion.

Dates:   September 16-17 2019 (Monday/Tuesday)Registration Ends August 15

Length:      2 Days
Time:          9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Location:  Winston-Salem
Instructor: Trey Anderson
Cost:  $350 (includes all blending supplies for use in the classroom and student manual)

CE Hours: Approved for 15 hours by NCBTMB

Prerequisite: None: Class is open to everyone        

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What Will You Learn?

This class is designed for beginners and anyone who wishes to make their own body butters, lip balms, healing salves, creams and lotions.

We will discuss and learn the therapeutic properties of the following carrier oils, butters and hydrosols:

  • Avocado Oil

  • Argan Oil

  • Baobab Oil

  • Beeswax

  • Cocoa Butter

  • Coconut Oil

  • Hemp Seed Oil

  • Jojoba Wax

  • Olive Oil

  • Sesame Oil

  • Shea Butter

  • Sweet Almond Oil

  • Tamanu Oil

  • Trauma Oil Herbal Infused Oil

  • Aloe Vera Gel

  • German Chamomile Hydrosol

  • Helichrysum Hydrosol

You will learn the blending guidelines and ratios to make the perfect consistency in your products.

  • Good Manufacturing Practices

  • How to label and price for retail sale

What Will You Make?

  • Skin Nourishing Body Butter

  • Healing Body Butter

  • Massage Body Butter

  • Vanilla Lip Balm

  • Coconut Lime Lip Balm

  • Pain and Inflammation Salve

  • Scar Reducing Salve

  • Luscious Lotion

This will be a hands on class with 75% of our class time "in the kitchen" making products. Every student will take home each item we make, a $100 retail value. You will receive datasheets for each carrier oil and butter we will be using.  These datasheets include the therapeutic properties and nutrient profiles along with some interesting facts. Recipes will also be included so you can go home and make more of your favorite products. These natural products are great for home use, make great gifts for friends and family or you can make extra income by offering them for sale.