Grow and make your own natural skincare

A fun workshop was had by all at the Whetstone Stray Allotments last Saturday. Running the workshops in conjunction with the Women’s Environmental Network – we made a herb infused body scrub, a lavender and tea tree deodorant, and a yarrow and calendula hand salve.

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Grow your own Skincare

Join us for this hands-on Capital Growth session at Whetstone Stray Allotments on the 6th of October 10.30am -1.30pm where you’ll learn how to make your own medicinal balms, deodorant and other natural skincare and household cleaning products, using some common herbs and everyday ingredients. Find out more about the potentially harmful ingredients in some shop bought products and how you can reduce your exposure. You’ll take away a goodie bag of the things you’ve made.

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