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Scrub Me Tender : Body Scrubs

In our Scrub Me Tender class, you’ll learn how to make simple, all-natural body scrubs custom formulated for your skin type. You will sample a variety of ingredients to find the ones that work best with your skin. Try out different sugar and salt grains, experiment with a selection of cold-pressed vegetable oils (like avocado, olive, and sunflower), and explore your signature scent with pure essential oils.

Each student will make a sugar scrub, a salt scrub, and a lip scrub in class to take home. As with all of our classes, Scrub Me Tender will include approximately an hour of instruction and making, followed by half an hour of Q&A. During Q&A students are invited to enjoy a glass of wine (BYOB), ask questions, mingle, and design labels for their creations.

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Rhinestone Cowboy : Nail Polish

Get ready for your at-home mani/pedi with this class! Each student will explore the color wheel as they experiment with different nail polishes. You’ll have a palette of micas and glitters to choose from to mix your own unique polishes. You will have three bottles of nail polish base, which you’ll customize in class. The base you’ll use is vegan, cruelty-free, and 10-free (formulated without: Formaldehyde, toluene, DBP, camphor, formaldehyde resin, xylene, ethyl tosylamide, parabens, phthalates, fragrances).

Each student will make 3 bottles of customized nail polish in class to take home. Rhinestone Cowboy will include approximately 45 minutes of instruction and making, followed by half an hour of Q&A. During Q&A students are invited to enjoy a glass of wine (BYOB), ask questions, mingle, and design labels for their creations.

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Let It Linger: Perfume and Body Oil

In this class explore the alchemy of essential oils while customizing your own signature scent. Test and blend an elixir of plant-based essential oils to suit your mood. Make a rollerball perfume to calm you, excite you, or just make that stress headache go away. Next blend a sensuous body and massage oil that your skin will love.

Each student will take away three rollerball perfumes and one body oil. As with all of our classes, Let It Linger will include approximately an hour of instruction and making, followed by half an hour of Q&A. During Q&A students are invited to enjoy a glass of wine (BYOB), ask questions, mingle, and design labels for their creations.

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So Fresh, So Clean: Easy Soapmaking

Explore the bubbly art of soapmaking with this class. You will sample a variety of ingredients to add to your soap bars, such as oatmeal, aloe extract, dried herbs, and more! Try out different shapes/sizes of molds, experiment with a selection of colors, and explore your signature scent with pure essential oils. The soap we use is called “melt and pour soap.” You will not be handling dangerous chemicals in this class. The soap is already complete, we will melt it and mix our additives and then pour into our molds.

Each student will take home one pound (approximately 4-6 bars) of their own customized soap. As with all of our classes, So Fresh, So Clean will include approximately an hour of instruction and making, followed by half an hour of Q&A. During Q&A students are invited to enjoy a glass of wine (BYOB), ask questions, mingle, and design labels for their creations.

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