Emulsifiers and Preservatives in Botanical Skin Care Products
Emulsifiers and Preservatives in Botanical Skin Care Products
$27.00 – $49.00
Please note: we have paused enrollment on this intensive – please sign up for our Newsletters to learn about future enrollment periods.
There is no better time to become a maker of botanical skin care products that fulfill the desire for natural, effective, safe, and nourishing skin care options! However, even the most perfectly sumptuous creams or lotions using the best quality ingredients have a limited shelf life. If you are ready to take your herbal products to the next level with desirable, long-lasting storage solutions, join this 2-part workshop and learn how to use natural emulsifier and preservative options to create silky-smooth, shelf-stable lotions, creams, and other emulsions that showcase your favorite herbs and precious oils and give you more flexibility and possibility with your skin care formulations.
The Emulsifiers and Preservatives in Botanical Skin Care Products Intensive will equip you with the essential information you need to produce professional topical products that are both safe and shelf-stable along with recipes and tutorials to get you started. This intensive is ideal for career herbalists looking to formulate and sell herbal products that stand the test of time or hobbyists seeking longer-lasting homemade products for their own personal skin care collection!
Is your calendula cream or your rosey lotion ready for a makeover? Join us in this limited-time seasonal offering and gain the tools you need to produce professional topical products that you will be confident to share in the marketplace! Learn to emulsify and preserve those unique formulas to target skin care in the most effective way—whether you are addressing dry skin, acne, or aging–do it like a pro!
Register for the Emulsifiers and Preservatives in Botanical Skin Care Products Intensive to take your skin care products to the next level!
There is no better time than now to become a formulator of botanical skin care products that fulfill the desire for natural, effective, safe, and nourishing alternatives for retail or to add to your own personal skin care regimen! However, even the most perfectly sumptuous creams or lotions using the best quality and most desirable ingredients still have a limited shelf life, and that’s where the Emulsifiers and Preservatives in Botanical Skin Care Products Intensive comes in!
Whether you are a hobbyist or professional product maker, this 2-part workshop will help you take your herbal creations to the next level by lengthening your product shelf life without compromising potency, luxuriousness, and safety!
Create gorgeous, organic, botanical body care products last without refrigeration! Makers, if you’ve been doubting your herbal product formulas and their shelf-life, this intensive workshop is for you! It’s time to take your botanical skin care products to the next level and feel confident when you whip up your original recipes knowing that you have safely preserved them to keep their smooth and silky qualities over the long term.
And if you’re feeling uninspired in your skin care product laboratory, we’ve got an entire lesson with tried and tested emulsion recipes and all the tutorials you’ll need to apply the knowledge gained in this intensive short course. We’ve included top-notch recipes for milk cleansers, toning lotions, creams, and moisturizing lotions and plenty of inspiration for creating customized variations of your very own.
This intensive is designed to take your homemade creams, lotions, and other skin care products to the next level. With some additional ingredients that are not commonly found in DIY herbal skin care formulas, you can create shelf-stable products with a longer shelf life. In no time, you’ll be turning your refrigerated creams and lotions into shelf-stable products that nourish the skin over and over again!
By experimenting with natural emulsifier and preservative options that are on the market today, you can begin to create silky-smooth, shelf-stable lotions and creams that showcase all of your favorite herbs. Are you ready to take the next step of your botanical skin care journey?
THE EMULSIFIERS AND PRESERVATIVES IN BOTANICAL SKIN CARE PRODUCTS WORKSHOP IS COMPRISED OF 2 SESSIONS:
SESSION 1: EMULSIFIERS AND PRESERVATIVES IN BOTANICAL SKIN CARE PRODUCTS
Gain an understanding of why we need emulsifiers and preservatives in order to keep creams, lotions, and other emulsions stable and safe for long-term use. We’ll give you an invaluable comparison of some of the most common natural emulsifiers and preservatives on the market, and some tips on calculating the amount of these ingredients to add to your products.
This session features Rachel Pontillo, M.Msc, FDN-P, CIHC, LE, a respected holistic skin care innovator, herbalist, and product maker for a video presentation as she shares about her experience using emulsifiers and preservatives to make shelf-stable botanical skin care products with a longer shelf life. She busts some of the myths about preserving herbal products and provides tips on finding the right emulsifiers and preservatives for your products.
By the end of this first part, you’ll have a good understanding of natural emulsifiers and preservatives that are not typically found in DIY herbal skin care formulas and can be used to create shelf-stable products that have a longer shelf life.
SESSION 2: TUTORIALS, RECIPES, AND SKIN-HAPPY HERBAL INGREDIENTS
This session is all about application! Head into the skin care laboratory and start making skin care formulations with your newfound understanding of emulsifiers and preservatives! In this session, we’ll get you started with basic herbal preparation tutorials and some tried and tested emulsion recipes along with inspiration for creating your own customized variations.
This session will have you creating radiant, nourishing topical skin care recipes using some of our favorite herbal allies. Plant profiles are also shared for the herbs incorporated into these starter recipes so you can expand your herbal repertoire!
As an optional upgrade, enroll with our companion, Skin Care Preparations Testing Journal.
This useful Skin Care Preparations Testing Journal is complete with 100 pages, 98 of which to record your recipe information and testing records. By journaling your formulations, you can test and perfect your ratios and ingredients until you’ve mastered each recipe! The record pages include space to document recipe ingredients, preservative specifications, and of course results of pH and and Microbial testing. View more images of the journal here.
How the Intensive works:
- This is a seasonal offering, so sign yourself up for the Emulsifiers and Preservatives in Botanical Skin Care Intensive while this workshop is “In Stock” to gain access!
- Once registered, you will get access to the Emulsifiers and Preservatives in Botanical Skin Care Intensive through your student account, featured in your Student Dashboard. Your Intensive only begins when you click on the “Start Course” button. You will have 6 months to access and complete this workshop once you begin.
- PDFs of the intensive text, intensive charts, and the video transcript can be downloaded to keep on-hand for your continued reference.
- Once you complete the Emulsifiers and Preservatives in Botanical Skin Care Intensive, complete the feedback quiz to gain a badge of completion!
After taking the Emulsifiers and Preservatives in Botanical Skin Care Intensive, you will have the tools you need to get started on the next step of your botanical skin care journey. Your newfound education will give you more flexibility to experiment with botanical recipes and the possibility to dream up limitless skin care formulations!
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