DIY Tuesdays at Karma Coop
WHEN: The second Tuesday of each month, 7 to 8:30pm
WHERE: Karma Food Cooperative, 739 Palmerston Blvd.
RSVP: at Karma coop on the sign up sheet or call (416) 534-1470 Space is limited! Child friendly - Please RSVP for each child.
Open and FREE* to all - Coop Members and the Karma Coop
Suggested donation: $10 (per product you take home).
April 11, 2017 - Make Your Own Face Cleanser & Toner
Why use cleanser instead of soap? What do toners do? What are cleansers and toners made of? Explore wholistic aromatherapy's basic white lotion, plus tried and true wonder ingredients witch hazel, hydrosols and aloe vera gel juice. Make your customized cleanser and toner to take home in healthy glass bottles. For all faces of all ages.
Note that there will be no workshop in May.
JUNE 13, 2017 - DIY BUG REPELLANTS
What's Worse, The Bites or The Bug Spray? DEET, permethrin and other common insect repellants are insecticides that you put directly on your skin! Added to these "chemical name" ingredients are the usual toxins found in lotions and creams: parabens and so forth, adding cancer risk to the potential for neurological damage. If it can kill a bug, it can harm you. So what to do? During this fun-filled 1.5 hour workshop, you'll learn to make a custom bug repellent products that is safe for you and your loved ones.
Tuesday, MARCH 14, 2017 -
Make Your Own Healing Balm - for all ages including babies!
Make your own all-in-one healing ointment that heals boo boos, eczema and psoriasis, plus prevents and soothes diaper rashes. This balm received rave reviews in Liked it as a Featured Product in BabyMindandSpirit.com "I absolutely love this!!!! We are very environmentally conscious in our house, and this fits all of our needs, but most importantly - it works!!" ~ Cassandra "I've got cold and I've actually been using the balm on my nose to soothe it after blowing so much! I love it. Cheers,"
Paloma (Hanlon, teacher and new mother, England) "Amazing!!! I have psoriasis on my legs and about 7 mo. ago got a nasty patch on my left elbow. It has been red and looks like a scar. I tried everything... 3 days after using the cream....gone...even the red scar like colour!" ~ Suzanne
February 14, 2017 - Make Your Own Naturally Perfumed Body Oil
What carrier oils are good for the skin and why? What's the difference between essential oils, perfume oils and carrier oils? How do essential oils affect us emotionally, spiritually and physically? Come and make your own customized moisturizing massage & bath oil using safe, sensuous and skin loving ingredients to enrich your body, mind and spirit!
Give yourself a Valentine.
January 10, 2017 - Make Your Own Moisturizing Lotion
Create luxurious lotions, starting with a base made at Anarres, then choosing from a dozen nourishing and enriching carrier oils and dozens of exquisite essential oils. You'll leave with a custom lotion in a reusable metal bottle.
2016 DIY Tuesdays at Karma Coop...
June 14 - Make Your Own Bug Spray
July 12 - Make Your Own Sunscreens
August 9 - Make Your Own Sunscreens
September 13 - Make Your Own Hand Sanitizers
October 11 - Make Your Own Healthy Hallowe'en Facepaint
November 8 - Make Your Own Moisturizing Creams
December 13 - Make Your Own Bath Salts and Body Scrubs!
*Suggested Donation to cover materials $10
The second Tuesday of every month we'll gather in the Member's Room to make a customized natural body care product to use yourself or give as a gift, and learn skills that can serve you for a lifetime for a fraction of the cost of a synthetic dyed carcinogenic body product!
Used but clean small containers. Please don't buy or bring anything new. We'll share, and I will always have some for you by donation.
DIY Tuesdays at Karma Coop with Tracey TieF take place on the second Tuesday of the month. Members and the Karma Curious of all ages are welcome!