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Attend any of our workshops and receive a 10% discount on your next order, if placed within 14 days of attendance.
DATES: To be advised - new dates coming soon


"Amanda is a cosmetics chemist and knows everything there is to know about creating your own skincare range. She has so much knowledge and extensive practical experience. She communicates complex information in a way that is easy to understand and has a very friendly but authoritative manner. I learned so much about the subject and made some great products on the day. New Directions is also very generous with the high quality natural products we use for the skincare formulas we create." - Alice Scott

Create Your Own Skincare Stage 2
Book any 2 of our workshops and get 10% off the total cost.

After completing Do it yourself plant skincare stage one, we will give you a more comprehensive and in depth look at ingredients and formulating techniques. You will be taken further into the fascinating and complex world of blending essential oils, herbs, acids, and other active ingredients. We will cover the healing and medicinal aspect of natural products not touched on in workshop 1, including the latest anti-ageing and active ingredients from the Australian bush. You will also cover advanced salon standard treatments including AHA, enzyme and protein treatments.

Amanda Foxon-Hill is a consultant Chemist and Science Communicator with over 16 years of experience in the global cosmetics industry. She is a peer-reviewed writer, after dinner speaker and lecturer in all aspects of cosmetic science. She is also passionate about working towards a more sustainable and "greener" future and regularly facilitates natural personal care workshops for the public via her 'Realize Beauty' business. Amanda also consults to the cosmetics industry on all aspects of green chemistry and product development and advocates the promotion of sensible science to consumer groups
Amanda has a degree in Chemistry and a Diploma in Cosmetic Science and Formulating.

  • Recipe Booklet
  • All the handmade products you make on the day.
  • Morning Tea & a delicious fresh lunch
  • A Certificate of Attendance will be issued

COST: $To be advised per person.(GST inclusive)
Once confirmed, bookings are non-refundable but may be transferred or gifted to a nominated person.
New Directions will make every effort to ensure that the workshop and the program content will take place as advised. Please note however, New Directions reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any workshop and its content at any time as circumstances dictate. In the event that a workshop is cancelled by New Directions, the registrant will be entitled to a credit or refund to the value of the cost of the workshop only. New Directions will not be financially responsible for consequential losses such as airfares, accommodation and so on. Should a workshop be cancelled, registrants will be notified by email or phone with as much notice as possible. Every effort will be made to provide a workshop of equivalent standard and value at a future date and registrants will be advised of the same.
Workshop Booking Cancellation Policy:
Once a workshop booking has been confirmed, all workshop bookings are non-refundable however may be transferred to another date if available, gifted to a nominated person, or a credit to the maximum value of the workshop can be saved to use for purchases of New Directions products and services via the website, over the phone or within our showroom. Workshop booking cancellations must be made no later than 7-days prior to the scheduled date of the workshop.
To apply, simply fill in the form below. A member of our sales team will contact you for payment details and confirmation. Placements can only be secured once we receive payment.
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