Making Herbal Serums + Gels
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Discover the many fun uses for hydrocolloids, aka gelling agents! Colleen will introduce you to the various options for natural thickeners and explain how to utilize their qualities to make unique herbal preparations. You will learn how to thicken water based and water/oil based solutions to make topical products for both the first aid and self care kit; Colleen will demonstrate how to make a pain gel and a facial serum. Everyone will take home a small sample of each as well as recipes to replicate the preparations at home.
Colleen Bingham Solis is devoted to a life defined by what she finds growing in the soil and fueled by synthesizing these organic components into accessible healing potions for humans.
In 2010, with a passion for organic skin care, Colleen made her first batch of topical products, signed up for her first herbal studies course and began her journey as a product formulator and herbalist.
Colleen is now a Certified Herbalist, instructor at The California School of Herbal Studies, contributing writer at the Herbal Academy, founder of the beauty brand Poppy Botanicals, and herbal product developer and consultant for cosmetic companies nationwide. https://poppybotanicals.com
- Serums + Gels$60$60Sold Out
- Sliding Scale Ticket$40$400$0