About the
School of Natural Skincare

The world’s premier online
Natural Skincare School

We’re here to help you create high-performance,
natural and organic beauty products, for yourself,
or to launch a successful business

Learn from our team of expert tutors, including

Cosmetic Chemists and Formulators


Beauty Business and Marketing Professionals

Beauty Brand Owners

Study online from anywhere in the world

Comprehensive multi-media training programmes

Fun and enjoyable online classes

Vibrant student and graduate community

Tutor support

Join over 7,500 happy students from 120+ countries

Our graduates have established natural beauty brands in every corner of the globe!

Learn the theory, practice, art and science of natural skincare,

indulge your creativity and have fun too!

We train people who


want to create beautiful, effective and safe natural and organic products, for themselves or to start a business


want to use high-performance botanical ingredients straight from mother nature


are passionate about avoiding toxic chemicals and synthetics, and want to know exactly what they are putting on their skin

We help our students create unique, innovative products they and their customers LOVE

We teach our students how to blend and formulate with a wide range of gorgeous ingredients and have fun doing it!

We help aspiring skincare entrepreneurs build successful and unique beauty brands that their customers can’t get enough of

Founded by Cosmetic Formulator, Gail Francombe and Aromatherapist, Gareth Despres, the School of Natural Skincare is dedicated to helping you ditch chemical and synthetically laden products and instead have the knowledge and confidence to make your own beautiful, effective natural and organic skincare products for yourself and your customers.


The School’s team of expert tutors include Cosmetic Chemists, Cosmetic Formulators, Aromatherapists, Beauty Business and Marketing Professionals and niche Beauty Brand owners all passionate about helping you create beautiful products and thriving businesses.

Founded in 2010, the School has trained 7,500+ students in 120+ countries to make their own natural and organic skincare products and launch successful businesses. Gail and Gareth have run classes for prestigious colleges, large corporations and passionate individuals. Students have flown from around the world to join their live classes and their online classes have been joined by thousands of students globally including from the USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.

The School’s fabulous recipes and fun, creative classes have been featured by the BBC and glossy magazines including Green Parent, Spirit & Destiny and Country Homes and Interiors Magazine.


Our graduates have launched beauty brands in every corner of the globe and inspire others to live in radiance, health and happiness – naturally!


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Our Values


We serve as a reminder to appreciate and marvel at the natural world, look to nature for the answers, live in harmony with the earth, experience the beauty all around us and our own natural beauty.


We empower people to create their own beautiful products using their own magical blends of luxurious natural ingredients. We help people infuse products with personality; have fun and be creative; explore and experiment to create high-performance, beautiful skincare products.


We empower people with the ideas, skills, knowledge, tools, and practical know-how to explore natural ingredients, create gorgeous products, look after and nurture themselves, discover a new hobby and build a successful business doing what they love.


We inspire people to do what they love, follow their interests and pursue their passions. We help people see what is possible and take steps to achieve their dreams.


We also remind people to take time out; to take care of ourselves; treat our body as sacred and use our senses to experience this wonderful world.

Meet our instructors and tutors


Meet our students and graduates


Check out our training programmes


Connect with The School of Natural Skincare:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/SchoolofNaturalSkincare

Pintrest: www.pinterest.com/DIYSkincare

Twitter: @GoodnessWonder

The School of Natural Skincare is a trading name of Goodness & Wonder Ltd, Company Registration Number: 8844378. Registered address SBMC Business Management Limited, 432 Gloucester Road, Bristol, BS7 8TX, UK. VAT registration number GB204082453.

To contact us please see our contact details here.

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