With the holiday season fast approaching, what better way to celebrate the School of Natural Skincare’s past students than with a holiday gift guide incorporating their favorite natural skincare products, made by them!
Caro’s Creams – United Kingdom
Caroline Lee-Smith, from the UK, created Caro’s Creams after completing our Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation.
Caro’s Creams’ star holiday product is the Large Rose Gift Set.
This Rose Gift Set contains four products:
- Natural Rose Soap (v) 75g – a gentle yet bubbly soap made with organic oils and butters.
- Rose Hand & Body Cream (v) 40g – to caress and indulge the senses with palmarosa and rose geranium essential oils.
- Rose Clay and Salt Scrub (v) 40g – for face or body to remove dry skin, impurities and increase circulation.
- Rose Lip Balm (vegan or regular) 8g – a creamy lip balm that’s good for your lips, and smells lush.
Each product contains 100% natural ingredients, and is shipped in a fully compostable brown Kraft box and stuffing.
MASTERS Natural Skincare – South Africa
Robyn Masters, from South Africa, completed our Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation and Advanced Certificate in High Performance Serum Formulation.
Producing natural products of the highest quality, packaged in recyclable and biodegradable materials, MASTERS Natural Skincare products are made with 100% natural ingredients for all skin types, all ethnic groups, genders, and all ages
MASTERS Natural Skincare’s favorite holiday product comes from the Marigold Natural Skincare Series. The Marigold Facial Serum is made from nine luxury carrier oils for extra skin nourishment, each with their own unique healing and protecting properties, such as enhanced skin conditioning, anti-aging, extra moisturizing, skin nourishment, and added skin elasticity. The Facial Serum is suitable for all skin types, ethnic groups, female and male; especially for skin that suffers from skin irritations like eczema and dry, flaky patches.
Dare to be Natural – United Kingdom
Montreece Soares, from the UK, created Dare to be Natural after completing our Diploma of Natural Haircare Formulation.
Dare to be Natural’s B. Blessed Sealing Hair Butter is their holiday star gift, and contains a mixture of ingredients designed to help provide protection by sealing moisture in the hair (reducing dryness), strengthening hair shafts (reducing hair breakage) and promoting hair growth.
Shea butter, sweet almond oil, olive oil, jojoba oil, Vitamin E and essential oils have all been chosen as ingredients for their natural properties and wellbeing benefits, to help you on your journey to a head full of healthy hair and a healthy scalp to match!
Merkaba Skincare – Australia
Karen Hughes, from Australia, created Merkaba Skincare after studying our Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation.
Merkaba Skincare’s star holiday product is the ‘Restore’ Anti-aging Facial Serum.
The facial serum incorporates high performance actives and botanical extracts, carefully selected to achieve optimal effectiveness. The finished product is a luxurious restorative serum enriched with essential fatty acids and antioxidants working synergistically to intensely repair and regenerate the skin.
Organic sea buckthorn CO2 fruit extract, loaded with vitamins, antioxidants, and omega fatty acids, protects against oxidative damage by encouraging the development of new skin cells and reducing the appearance and onset of wrinkles. Rosehip seed oil has been found in clinical trials to be active in cell regeneration and an effective treatment for scar tissue and blemishes. And organic prickly pear seed oil and acai oils, both anti-aging warriors, help to strengthen and rebuild the skin’s natural protective barrier, assist with collagen production, and protect against free radical damage.
Skin Dewi – Indonesia
Dewi Kauw, from Indonesia, created Skin Dewi while completing our Diploma in Formulating with Natural Surfactants.
Skin Dewi’s Thyme Blemish Gel is their number one holiday gift product.
The blemish gel is a highly active but gentle blemish spot gel that treats blemishes and provides on-the-spot control. This powerful treatment contains phytosphingosine and German chamomile extract that soothes and calms acne flare-ups.
Skin Dewi claims it heals acne overnight, lightens acne scars, contains no alcohol, doesn’t dry your skin, reduces inflammation and redness, and is organic.
For a limited time the Thyme Blemish Gel is buy one get one free, and up to 59% off.
theBeauvoir – Belgium
Farida O’Seery, from Belgium, created theBeauvoir after completing our Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation.
theBeauvoir’s star product for the holidays is their ALICE Cleansing Oil.
ALICE is one of theBeauvoir’s clients’ favorites. It’s a lovely cleansing oil for those who have “entered the empire of the plus-fifty-year-olds”. It cleans deeply and cools skin, removes makeup, hydrates and moisturizes, nourishes and protects. The ingredients in ALICE do not only purify your skin, but restore your moisture balance and keep your skin balanced through their restoring effect. The essential oil of peppermint also cools the skin. ALICE nourishes and protects with vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, E, Omega 6 and Omega 9 oils, medium chain fatty acids (in coconut and babassu oil), calendula, neem and aloe vera. Your skin is well protected against free radicals and its health is promoted.
Casa Mencarelli – United Kingdom
Lucia Mencarelli, from Italy, created Casa Mencarelli after completing our Advanced Certificate in High-Performance Serum Formulation and Certificate in Making Natural Skincare Products.
Casa Mencarelli’s Green Clay and Lemon Mask & Scrub can be used as a cleanser, as a mask and as a scrub; it’s a 3 in 1 product! Good for all ages and suitable for all skin types, the natural anti-aging product protects, regenerates, stimulates and maintains healthy skin. It absorbs toxins and free radicals, leaving the skin silky, soft and elastic.
The scrub comes in powder form so is very versatile and it can be personalised to match your skin type. Lucia loves to activate it with fresh citrus fruit juice during the winter, and strawberry, tomato or watermelon juice during the summer.
Wild Beauty Wellness Bar + Apothecary – Canada
Diane Evdokimoff, from Canada, created Wild Beauty Wellness Bar + Apothecary once she completed our Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation, Diploma in Natural Haircare Formulation and Advanced Certificate in High-Performance Serum Formulation.
Wild Beauty Wellness Bar + Apothecary has chosen their Nourish Rose Quartz Infused Moisturizer as their fabulous holiday gift.
Formulated to address fine and deep lines, dull skin, dehydration, puffiness and skin discoloration, the moisturizer contains complex natural peptides to increase elasticity in the skin, moisturize, hydrate, stimulate natural collagen production, tighten while smoothing wrinkles, and firm skin for a revitalized and younger looking appearance.
Ronée Claire Organics – United States of America
Ronée McLaughlin, from the USA, studied our Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation.
Made with whipped butter, creamy coconut oil, and light-as-air moringa oil, Ronée Claire Organics’ Bedtime Body Butter makes preparing for sleep a luxurious affair – perfect for those dark holiday evenings.
Their body butter is infused with lavender oil to relax the senses, and eucalyptus oil to open the airways for a wonderful night’s sleep. It is also certified organic.
This natural assortment of bath bombs comes in a luxury gift box and aims to relax the body, soothe sore muscles, relieve anxiety and moisturize the skin. They come in a variety of scents, including Citrus Bliss (energizing and fruity), Lavender Dream (relaxing and floral), Vanilla Cookie (sweet and calming) and Pomegranate Apple (crisp and delicious).
Ready to relax in a luxurious bath? If you love bath bombs this Bath Bomb Box may be just what you are looking for. Drop one Bath Bomb into your bath to enjoy the therapeutic scents as it dissolves and fizzes, adding moisturizing oils (such as organic sunflower and pumpkin seed oils) to your bathwater.
If you sign up at cherishbathandbody.com/club you can look forward to an immediate 20% discount and be notified of any special offers.
Daily Comforts By Kristal – United States of America
For Kristal Provencher from Massachusetts, USA, nourishing the soul is every bit as important as nourishing our skin. Her Complete Daily Comfort by Kristal Set allows you to do just that!
Containing each of Kristal’s signature products, this set will enable you to “start and end your day with something beautiful, just like you.”
Included in the set are:
Apricot and Lavender Cream Cleanser
Tamarind Seed and Rose Toning Mist
Amaranth Seed and Rosehip Facial Serum
Lavender and Cocoa Daily Moisturizer
Already a trained esthetician, Kristal studied our Certificate in Making Natural Skincare Products, which gave her the knowledge and confidence to start her business, Daily Comfort by Kristal.
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