This is a brand new workshop led by visiting guest instructor and indie beauty expert, Holly Port!

Join us this month and learn to make relaxing and uplifting spa products for the shower and bath. These are long, cold months, and what better way to start off your day than with an shower steamer (well, maybe second to that hot steaming cup of coffee)! Or how about unwinding at night with a relaxing soak in the tub with good-for-you ingredients that leave your skin soft and your body ready for bed?

This is a hands-on workshop taught by well-known indie beauty expert, Holly Port from Lotion Bar Cafe (see bio below). Holly will show you how to make professional-quality, conditioning bath fizzies (also coined bath bombs by Lush) but with all-natural ingredients as well as essential oils. You will also learn to make shower steamers, which are perfect for those who don’t have a bathtub or the time to take a bath.

Holly will walk you through step-by-step how to make the perfect bath fizzy/bomb. You’ll learn how to formulate your own recipe, using yummy nut and seed butters and well as skin-nourishing oils. We’ll cover fragrance oils and the benefits of essential oils, colors (both natural and skin-safe liquid as well as powdered dyes), and alternative ingredients that you can add to make them more luxurious. After taking this class you will have bath bombs down pat!

More of What Makes This Workshop Unique

Learn from a pro who is sharing her recipes, advice and tips.
How to package and label these products for resale.
How to price these products.
Bestselling scents.
Open up possiblities of making these products for retail, wholesale and even for spas.
For beginner through advanced.
Take home recipes and class handout.
Meet interesting, like-minded people.
Class is size of 12-14 students.
Each student will learn how to make shower steamers and bath fizzies. You will make and take home an assortment of everything made in class.

And just in case you’re still unclear:

Bath Fizzy Description: A bath fizzy, or fizzy bath bomb, is a ball of effervescent goodness that you drop into your bathtub. It fizzes, like an Alka Seltzer, releasing skin-softening emollients into your tub.

Shower Steamer Description: A slow-fizzing puck that’s placed on the shower floor at the start of your shower. When the hot water hits it, it will slowly start to dissolve, releasing essential oils into the shower. Sinus Tablets, made with energizing aromas of peppermint, menthol and eucalyptus are very popular during the winter and especially during cold and flu season.

Biography – Holly Port is well-known in the indie beauty commuity. She is the President of Lotion Bar Cafe, based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Holly speaks at conferences throughout the U.S. She has a retail store under the same name. Holly is also the author of the very popular book, “Make It Fizz: A guide to making bathtub treats.”

Holly will be bringing copies of her book to sign and sell. She will also have retail products from her store and line of beauty products for purchase during class.

Class Date: Monday, January 22

Time: 6-9 p.m.

Course Fee: $135 early bird through January 15. Then regular rate of $168.  Price includes workshop, materials, supplies and a valuable class handout with formulation tips, instructions and a list of Holly’s favorite suppliers.



Marla B.
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Alchemy began for me as a child growing up in central Illinois. I would create infusions with botanicals found walking in the woods, forgaging in fields and in my garden. In 1998 I created my botanical beauty company, launching stores in Boston and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Now I show students how to create their own indie beauty products and encourage them through their transformational journey.
I graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.A. in Journalism, worked in corporate as a market research analyst for Forrester Research and have 20 years experience as an organic, indie beauty formulator. I am also a Reiki Master and shamanic energy healer. I see/feel beyond 3D thinking and into the formless of 5D and beyond. It's an interesting life!

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