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Lanae Rhoads

Hello, I am Lanae Rhoads, the owner of Mix Cosmetiques and a maker of all things. Soap, skincare, lotions, makeup, or anything to do with caring for your skin naturally is my passion. I started making skincare (soaps and lotions) in 2005 after I had been fighting with my skin for years. A friend gave me some handmade, goat’s milk soap from a farmer’s market and it changed my life. Within a week my skin was cleared up and within a couple of months I thought, “If they can make it so can I”. I was off and running and haven’t slowed down since. If you can imagine a cosmetic or body care product I probably make it or am in the process of trying to make it.

As much as I love using raw ingredients (and most of my products contain organic, raw, local, edible ingredients) I also appreciate the benefit that a little bit of chemistry can bring to the party. I make emulsified lotions that contain preservatives carefully chosen for their efficacy and their gentleness. I use emulsifiers that come from non-gmo sugar and canola oil. I use olive oil isolates to get the best result for the product I am creating and for the customer I am creating for. I love what I do and I love teaching others how to do it for themselves.


October 2019

Natural Lotions

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$50 9 tickets left

Once you learn how to make your own lotion, you will never want to use anything else! Have you ever looked at the label of a lotion bottle and felt completely overwhelmed wondering what it contained? Through this course you’ll learn the truth about ingredients and how to read the labels of moisturizers on the market. Then you'll learn how easy it is to make all natural lotions (hint...It’s all about the magic of emulsification!), how to choose oils for…

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