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Workshop Spotlight: Teen Skin Care - Taking Care of Complexions, With Herbs, Without a Lot of Fuss b

Learn simple doable applications of herbs for taking care of adolescent, teen, or simply oily or changing skin. We will use, and explain, astringents, mists, steams, masks, creams - all from the herbal perspective of course - not a beauty workshop - a healthy skin and herbal prep class. These are all preps that can be made at home using 1-2 herbs each. Participants will each get to make a simple prep to take home with them. Adults are welcome to attend too. Parents of teens in the class welcome, but take a back seat in the discussion part, for the teens.

A former frolicking forager and proprietor of herbal products as Giving Tree Botanicals, Heather Irvine is now focusing on instructing other herbalists, providing mentorship for intermediate herbalists, and building her herbal health consultation practice out of Boston, as well as offering seminars for health professionals. She is from Northeast Ohio and has lived and worked as an herbalist in New York state and Vermont also and continues to teach the year one course "Actions and Chemistry" for the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism and two for-credit herbal classes for Johnson State College, in VT.​


Join us for the 12th annual

Midwest Herb Fest: Returning to Our Roots

August 3-5, 2018

Glastonbury Institute of Sustainable Living, near Culver, Indiana

Learn: History of folk medicine and modern use of medicinal plants,

alchemical spagyrics, tinctures, restorative yoga, and more

Explore: Herb walks, tree walks, herb, mushroom, and vegetable gardens

Entertainment: Live music, fire spinning, belly dance

Open Events: Drumming, bonfires, auction fundraiser

Get Back to Nature: Primitive woods camping with hot showers and flushing toilets

Workshops and activities for adults, teens, and children

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