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Back to Basics

February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn the art of handcrafting your own teas, soaps, skincare, and lip balm with our new series “Back To Basics”. This series puts an emphasis on small changes you can make to create a more natural and self-sufficient lifestyle. Participants will learn techniques and tips from instructors who are well versed in natural living and will leave the classes with samples and the knowledge of how to create the items for themselves. This is the perfect series for the curious learner or the crafter who wants to make their own homemade gifts! If you prefer to join the class from the comfort of your home it will be streamed online using ZOOM.

Feb. 18 - Homemade Soaps
Join Jessica Thornson of Yooper Farmhouse, LLC as she walks you through how to make your own handmade soaps! Jessica owns a goat farm and has been handcrafting traditional soaps and balms for years. She will take you through the entire process from picking out the correct ingredients for your soap to how to safely use lye in your products. Recipes and instructions will be provided for this class and everyone will be going home with a sample of Jessica’s luxurious soap!

March 18 - Handmade Lip Balms
With a small tube of all natural lip balm costing upwards of $5, isn’t it time you learned how to create your own lip balms customizable to your needs and wants? Jessica Thornson of Yooper Farmhouse LLC creates nourishing and healing lip balms with beeswax from her own beehive! She will teach you how to mix up a product that is perfect for you or as a gift for your friends and family. Jessica will provide recipes and instructions for you to bring home.

April 22 - DIY Natural Skincare
Learn the secrets of creating all natural skincare with items you can grab from your local grocery store or health food store! Brianna will teach you how to use common herbs and other items to create skincare that will brighten and sooth your skin this spring! She will be teaching you how to create an herbal steam, dry face mask, and a few other surprises!

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February 18
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Bonifas Fine Arts Center
700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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