Let Seaweed Be Your Secret To Beautiful Skin
Seaweed acts not only as a barrier to protect the skin but also sinks deep down into the epidermis to hydrate and nourish cells, giving you an enviably healthy glow. The healing benefits of seaweed for skin are so numerous that it makes an incredible addition to any skin care routine.
With the abundance of vitamins and minerals found in seaweed, the benefits of using this ingredient in your hair and skincare products are bountiful. Seaweed, which grows in abundance in our oceans, is a natural source of amino acids, vitamins and minerals, with anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties that help to heal the skin. Seaweed comes in many variations, and the benefits of each species are unique in their own way.
Join us on this one day class where you will learn to make beautiful products for home-use
- An introduction seaweed and seaweed extracts
- Learn about the deeply therapeutic benefits of seaweed and types of seaweed most suitable for hair and skin treatments and products
- Understand the importance of using only the finest certified organic ingredients
- Get hands-on working with these wonderful ingredients!
- We will make a range of products and treatments including:
– DIY seaweed shower gel
– Nourishing seaweed hair and scalp tonic
– Luxurious Seaweed bath products
– Enriching Seaweed face masks
– Luscious seaweed mousse/body creme.
- CHILL OUT during our Spa Session! Relax with a beautiful seaweed foot bath using some of the products we make in the class.
No special equipment is necessary. All recipes demonstrated can be made at home using ordinary kitchen equipment such as pans, bowls and whisks.
You don’t need to be able to harvest your own fresh seaweed: the techniques and recipes we use can be made with dried seaweed bought from a health store or seaweed company.
Ingredients used are vegan, fair-trade (where applicable) and certified organic
Who can attend
*No previous experience necessary. This class is suitable for complete beginners as well as people who have made some cosmetics before.
*Practitioners of holistic medicine (e.g. herbalists, aromatherapists etc.) and beauty therapists often come to these classes to learn techniques that can help them to improve the quality of products that they make for clients attending their clinics/salons
Qualification Recognition by Professional Associations
Validated by IPTI – (Independent Professional Therapists International) and widely accepted by most Professional Bodies.
Duration: 1 day
Course fees include:
~ All class tuition
~ An MSCM Certificate of Attendance for your professional portfolio
~ 5 cpd points
~ All ingredients useed in class (highest quality -vegan, fair-trade (where applicable) and certified organic)
~ Taking home products made on the day
About the Tutor
Vivienne Campbell BSc (Hons) MNIMH qualified as an herbalist in 2003. She is lives Ireland and has an herbal medicine clinic there. She runs classes on herbal medicine, wild food foraging and natural cosmetic-making for the general public as well as CPD classes for professionals. She also teaches worldwide via her online video course.
She has appeared on Irish television numerous times and is a popular speaker at international conferences and events. She gave a lecture and lead foraging walks at the Botanica conferences. She was interviewed for the upcoming documentary Uncommon Scents: The Movie. In her lecture for Formula Botanica (an international organic skincare school) she explored the potential of using sustainable local herbs in professional natural products.
Vivienne loves teaching people how to use herbs simply, effectively and joyfully. She believes it is everyone’s birth-right to know how to use common local plants as nutritious wild foods and health-enhancing natural remedies. She is currently writing her first book. You can discover more on her website: https://theherbalhub.com/