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Professional Natural Skin Care Product Making Course FAQs

Professional Natural Skin Care Product Making Course

Have you been thinking about making your own professional natural skin care products?

Not sure if the Professional Natural Skin Care Product Making Course is right for you? Here are some frequently asked questions on the course which will hopefully help you better understand if this is the course for you.

How is this course provided?

The course is an in-depth online video-based training program that is entirely online-based learning and can be taken at your own pace. There is no expiration date and you have lifetime course access. Online courses are one of the best ways to learn because you can re-watch and re-learn the information, formulation procedures and watch the formulas being made as many times as you like and access the numerous resources.

What information is included in it?

The course covers 12 training modules including cosmetic formulation fundamentals, moisturizers. lotions. creams, serums, cleansers, exfoliants, toners,  lip balms, lip gloss, body and hand wash, deodorant, natural spa products, aromatherapy, herbs, and scent development. You will learn about natural preservation, good manufacturing practices, product customization, product containers and labeling, pricing and so much more Click here for a full description of the course.

What does it mean that Joan is guiding and mentoring the course?

This is a self-guided online course that is always available, however Joan mentors the course  one-two times a year.. That means Joan will assist you and answer all your questions throughout this mentored course. There will be weekly module overviews with 5 live group phone consultations. Course participants can ask any questions on cosmetic formulation; formulating and making skin and body care products, starting your own business or your current business. These consultation calls are not included in the regular non-mentored course. There is no extra fee for this mentorship, it is an added bonus for you to join when it works for you. You can participate in the guided and mentored course once but you will have continued lifetime course access to all the course materials.

Do I need to already be making my own products to take this course? What skill level is required?

You do not need to be making your own products to take this course, however this is designed for those serious in making natural skin and body care products for either personal use or for a business. This course is designed for most levels, from beginning to advance. Joan is very detailed with her tutorials, videos, and training manuals. You will have lifetime course access to all these course materials that you can watch, read and review as many times as you need in order to better understand it.

How long is the course?

During the guided and mentored course, there will be 8 weekly module overviews to help you keep a good pace to complete the course, however the length of time it takes you to complete the course is completely up to you. The course is self-guided and can be accessed at any time. There is no expiration date on when you need to complete it by. You will have lifetime course access. You will receive a certificate of completion when you have completed the course.

How long do I have access to this course?

You will have lifetime course access. You can access the course at any time, on any day. You can watch the videos over and over to assist you to make the formulations. For access to the course, sign into My Account located at the top right hand corner at www.joanmorais.com and click on the link to the classrooms. Life gets busy and sometimes it takes us away from our studying. But this course will be here for you when you are ready to return to it. Lifetime course access means you will have complete access to the course for as long as the course exists at Joan Morais Naturals.

Will I receive some kind of certification when I complete the course?

Yes, you will receive a pdf of your certificate of completion that you can print and proudly display when you have completed the course.

Will I be able to make my own skin care product line after taking this course?

Yes! This course provides in-depth information on making naturally preserved skin care products, good manufacturing practices, lab testing, product development, how to create a natural skin care line, raw material suppliers, product containers, labeling, ingredients, formulations and much, much more! We have many students from all around the world that go on to create their own professional skin care line after taking this course! Some of our students started out with Joan and still have a successful business going on for 10+ years.

When do I need to sign up in order to receive the mentorship by Joan?

The mentorship course dates will be posted on the website and an email will be sent out with the dates. Make sure and sign up to be on our email list (located on the homepage) and receive notification of the next session.

I don’t live in the United States, can I still take the course?

Yes! We have students from all over the world take our courses. The course is entirely online and self-guided and can be taken anywhere with sufficient access to the internet. All course instruction is in English and provides a variety of mediums including video, print and a private Facebook community support group.

Do you offer any other Professional Natural Product Making Courses?

Yes! We have a Professional Natural Hair Care Product Making Course. Joan will be guiding and mentoring this course as well and many of the same features above apply to this course in regards to hair care products.

I’m still not sure if this is the right course for me, what else can I do to make sure?

We highly recommend that you carefully review our information page on the Professional Natural Skin Care Product Making course. The review goes in-depth on the different areas of product making that will be taught. It also includes the table of contents for all training manuals that are provided. After reviewing all this information and you are still unsure, please feel free to email us with any specific questions you may have.

Happy Product-Making and hope to see you in our next course!

Beauty Without Cruelty Part 1

Beauty Without Cruelty Part 1

This is part 1 of our 3 part series on Beauty Without Cruelty.

Hundreds of thousands of dogs, cats, rabbits, primates, mice and other animals are poisoned, blinded and killed every year for product tests for cosmetics, personal-care products, household cleaning products, etc. These product tests are not required by law, often produce inaccurate results and even if a product has blinded an animal it can still be marketed to us. Join us in not supporting companies that test on animals.

To give you an idea of how main-stream animal testing is, check out the major brands below that still test on animals.

Below is a small portion of the list of popular companies that DO test on animals

  • Acuvue
  • Almay
  • Arm & Hammer
  • Aveeno
  • Avon Products, Inc.
  • Bobbi Brown
  • Bumble and Bumble
  • Calgon
  • Christina Aguilera Perfumes
  • Clairol
  • Clean & Clear
  • Clearasil
  • Clinique
  • Clorox
  • Coach
  • Crest
  • Dial Corporation
  • Donna Karan
  • Downy
  • Elizabeth Arden
  • Estee Lauder
  • Febreze
  • Garnier
  • Gillette Co.
  • Glade
  • Green Works (Clorox)
  • Gucci Fragrances
  • Head & Shoulders
  • Herbal Essences
  • Ivory
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Jurlique Pure Skin Care
  • K.Y.
  • Kiehl’s
  • L’Occitane
  • La Mer
  • Lancome
  • Listerine
  • Lubriderm
  • M.A.C. Cosmetics
  • Mary Kay
  • Max Factor
  • Maybelline
  • Michael Kors
  • Missoni
  • Nair
  • Natural Instincts
  • Neutrogena
  • Olay
  • Old Spice
  • Pampers
  • Pantene
  • Pledge
  • Ponds
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Rembrandt
  • Revlon
  • Rogaine
  • Scope
  • Scrubbing Bubbles
  • Secret
  • Shout
  • Suave
  • Swiffer
  • Tide
  • Tom Ford
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Vaseline
  • Walgreens
  • Windex

Yes, this is just a small portion, there are many more, click here to view list.

Below is a portion of the list of companies that DON’T test on animals

  • 100% Pure
  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Alba Botanica
  • Andalou Naturals
  • Antho
  • Aveda
  • Ayana Organics
  • Bare Escentuals
  • Blue Moon Candles
  • Bob’s Red Mill
  • Burt’s Bees
  • Carol’s Daughter
  • Crystal Body Deodorant
  • Dermalogica
  • Dr. Hauschka Skin Care
  • E.L.F. Cosmetics
  • Ecco Bella Botanicals
  • Henna Color Lab
  • Hugo Natural Products
  • jane iredale
  • Jason Natural Cosmetics
  • John Masters Organics
  • Kiss My Face
  • Kora Organics
  • Lime Crime Cosmetics
  • LUSH Cosmetics
  • Mixed Chicks
  • Murad, Inc.
  • Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, Inc.
  • Physicians Formula
  • Sean John
  • Seventh Generation
  • Smashbox Cosmetics
  • Tarte Cosmetics
  • The Body Shop
  • Trader Joe’s Company
  • Urban Decay
  • Whole Foods Market, 365
  • Zuzu Cosmetics

Click here to view the full list of the companies that do not support testing on animals. Even better- the companies on the list with a V next to the company name indicates they do not use any animal by-products in their products. Just because the company does not test on animals does not mean they do not contain parts of animals in their products.

To learn the 101 on animal testing click here.

Continue Reading Series

Read Beauty Without Cruelty Part 2 – How You Can Make a Difference as a Consumer or Business HERE

Read Beauty Without Cruelty Part 3 – Hidden Animal Ingredients to Look Out For HERE