Natural body care (Ōtautahi)

Learn to make your own natural body products such as lip balm, deodorant and body butter.


$62.00 per person



About this experience

  • Jul 28, 1pm-3pm
  • Nov 9, 1pm-3pm

Make natural body products that nourish and care for your skin using organic food grade oils, butters, and waxes. The workshop includes learning about ratios, substitutions, and why it is so great to resourcefully make your own skincare products. You'll take home a 15g lip balm, 50g deodorant, 100g whipped body butter, and everything you need to know to continue making these nourishing products at home. 

Please note:

  • All materials and tools will be supplied. 

  • Feel free to bring an apron to cover clothing if desired.

  • This class is suitable for children 10 and over, accompanied by an adult (you need to purchase two places in this instance) or for 14 and over on their own. 



Bookings are non-refundable. If for any reason (this includes illness, travel delays and injuries) you need to cancel your workshop, you will receive a refund minus a $30 administration fee. This is provided you contact us at least 14 full days before your booking

Please see our Cancellation Policy for more details.


We are grateful to be able to offer this workshop because of support from Creative New Zealand.

Your Host

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With a passion for living simply and sustainably, Sonia enjoys and respects what the wilds can provide. She believes in making use of what can be found in nature to fulfil our everyday needs, making by hand and cultivating as much as she can on her urban section in Kaiapoi, to support her growing family. Sonia is teaching soap making and how to make natural body products in the later part of the year.