March 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
West End Food Co-op
1229 Queen St W
Toronto, ON M6K 1L2
$40/members; $45/non-members
Puck, Workshop Instructor
 Registration is closed for this event
Learn how to make your own (arm)Pit Paste all-natural deodorant and Lip Balm with simple and effective ingredients you'll find right at home!

bodycare workshop

Body care products often have a long list of ingredients with things we aren't sure what they exactly are and which can be harmful to our bodies. Conventional deodorants, for example, often contain ingredients like aluminum, which are directly absorbed by the skin into the body and may cause various illnesses. Chemical ingredients are however not necessary in order to stay clean. In this workshop you will learn how to make a simple and effective pit paste and lip balm with 100% natural ingredients. This pit paste is no anti-perspirant - as sweating is important for the body - but instead neutralizes odours and absorbs excessive moisture. During the workshop we will discuss the ingredients and their specific characteristics and together we'll make everyone their own batch of pit paste and lip balm. Draw inspiration to look at your body care products with fresh and critical eyes and be curious which other products you can make in your own kitchen.  *please note we will be using beeswax*

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This Pit Paste & Lip Balm Workshop Takes Place at:

  • Our Co-op Kitchen, inside West End Food Co-op at 1229 Queen Street West (Toronto, ON  M6K 1L2)

Please bring to this workshop:

  • Your favourite apron
  • A hat, bandana, or hair-elastic (if applicable)
  • Closed-toed shoes

The cost of this workshop is:

  • WEFC Member Price: $40
  • Non-member Price: $45 (includes lifetime membership to WEFC)
  • *Bonus*: If you purchase a WEFC Apron on your workshop date, you will receive it for $20 (instead of $25)

You get to leave this workshop with:

  • Knowledge of natural body care products, WEFC as a food co-op, background information on the natural ingredients that are used
  • Hands-on skills on how to make your own simple and effective pit paste and lip balm
  • Having spent an evening with new friends, co-op members, and neighbourhood folks learning together
  • a jar of your own hand-made pit paste, lip balm, and the recipes. 

If you have questions, you can contact:

March 20th, 2018 6:00 PM   through   8:00 PM
1229 Queen street west
Toronto, ON M6K 1L2

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Phone: 416-533-6363
Workshop fee (for members) $ 40.00
New Membership $ 5.00

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