[Free] Workshop Starting July 22nd!

Making Facial Oils for Summer Skincare

Free video workshop on the art and science of making light, absorbent antioxidant rich facial oils for summer skincare!

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Monthly live calls, masterclasses, formulating lessons, research library and the plant oils database all inside the Academy Inner Circle.

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Free mini-course on the differences between carrier oils and essential oils. Includes EO dilution charts & formulating notes.

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Explore our courses in facial oil formulation, lipid oil chemistry, anhydrous formulating methods & techniques, and specialty classes.

Power of the Seed

Your guide to oils for health & beauty

"Every seed has the capacity to make oil and carries unique properties from the parent plant. While all oils have a common structural similarity, each plant’s seed brings something special to the individual commodity. Spicy, tangy olive oil is uniquely different from rich, flavorful, and solid coconut oil. Contrast similar oil dichotomies throughout the plant kingdom, and the range, variety, qualities, and properties possible become truly astonishing.”

~from the Introduction of Power of the Seed

Student Testimonials

I love being able to log on and get whatever information I need when I need it. I don’t know how anyone who formulates with oils goes without being a part of the membership.

Mary Jane Poole  Esthetician & Skincare Formulator

Susan is THE teacher you want to study with if you really want to dive deep into the world of lipid oils and butters.

ANGIE KOENIGSBERG  Lipids Decoded Student

This course taught me what oils to combine to achieve my desired formulation. I loved how each module built on the previous module. I was lost until I attended this course.

IMOHABASI JAGUN lipids decoded student

We're susan & Olivia 

Mother-daughter team here to share the wonderful, and rather vast world of the lipid oils with you. 

Susan, researcher and author of Power of the Seed, is your teacher and guide in your studies and Olivia runs tech and supports students with all the details!

Happy making,

Susan & Olivia

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