Discover how to make healing lotions the way your grandparents did! Using natural materials like beeswax, shea butter, and various essential oils, learn the art of creating your own skincare products. Participants will make hand cream, sunscreen, healing salve, and lip balm all without the use of petroleum products. This program is hands-on and interactive, participants will leave with multiple samples of each item. These would be great holiday gifts!
Rita Manna, owner of Reet’s Garden & Design LLC, will be teaching the class in conjunction with Lara Carlson from Walking Mountains. Rita is a certified and licensed Permaculture Designer and Landscape Designer who specializes herbal and medicinal plants. She will discuss some of the healing properties of the ingredients used in each product.
The Science Behind series of classes highlights useful and fun skills that have underlying scientific principles. Each class provides a hands-on, interactive component with instruction from a local subject matter expert and a Walking Mountains educator. Classes are held once a month at Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon. Spaces are limited, cost is $20/person for supplies, please call to reserve your spot today (970) 827-9725!
IF YOU GO…
What: The Science Behind Homemade Herbal Balms and Lotions
When: December 12th, 6:30pm
Where: Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon
Cost: $20 for supplies – you will take home multiple samples of each item made
Seating is limited, please call to reserve your spot today! (970) 827-9725