Workshop / Short Course

Professional Aroma Lip Gloss & Lipstick Workshop

Course Content
The workshop provides a unique opportunity to gain knowledge on the active ingredients and also hands-on experience of lipstick & lip gloss making under the guidance of our tutor. We use inorganic mineral colorants that only use in high-end products.
The 2 lipstick & 2 lip gloss bring home are all non-toxic, lead-free, and safe to use during pregnancy.

Date & Time
(Cantonese) 9月14日(Fri) 2:30pm to 5:30pm
(English) 9月21日(Fri) 2:30pm to 5:30pm

Course Fee
每位$680 / APA Student $580

Stacey Sham,  Founder of “Anastace”
Stacey has developed in-depth knowledge on skin care and cosmetic products through participating her family business in the beauty industry. While she was working in the banking industry, she took various cosmetic formulation courses and began to realise that some synthetic ingredients used in the beauty products could be potentially unsafe to our health.
Stacey studied her Diploma in Aromatherapy with APA in 2016 and also established a ‘Anastace’, a brand that with a mission to offer natural cosmetic and aromatherapy solution to the public.

Unveiling the Truth and Myth

Frankincense is an ‘archetypal’ sacred plant. It is used as incense, medicine and perfume traditionally for thousands of years in the Middle East , Africa ,Europe and even the far east countries. In the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches, Japanese Kodo ceremonies and spiritual offerings etc., the sweet, balsamic, resinous, lemony and green aroma of Frankincense carries us afar.

In this exquisite workshop, we will learn:
– What species of Frankincense contain Boswellic acids, the anti-cancer chemical constituent. (Boswellic acids are NOT present in the essential oil) and how to extract them.
– The traditional and folklore methods of use in various countries.
– How to sustainably use Frankincense to heal/ enjoy ourselves: respect nature and wisdom of plants.

DIY in the class:
– Frankincense ‘tea’
– A precious anti-ageing and anti-wrinkle moisturizing nectar, with synergistic blend of other organic/ wild craft botanical ingredients.
– Each participant will receive a 15 ml. bottle of this gift from nature.

Date & Time 
5 October, 2018 (Fri)
11:00am to 1:00pm

Language: English

Course Fee: HKD$680 / APA Students HK$780

TUTOR: Ophelia Chan Ka Lai
– Founder, Herbal Bliss, a cultural organic personal store (Since 1993)

Ophelia is considered by health peers the pioneer and ardent educator of organic beauty and green lifestyle in Hong Kong. In 1993, she established an organic personal care store “Herbal Bliss” – the first of its kind in Hong Kong, supporting small bespoke organic brands.

Ophelia  has been educating consumers on how to be “greener” by conducting workshops. She is the author of three Chinese books on holistic health, organic botanical beauty and real food, published in Hong Kong and Taiwan. She was a regular columnist for various local newspapers and magazine.
She attended certificate courses on Skin Care Ingredients at UCLA extension studies, U.S.A., Chinese Herbal Medicine Nutrition at SPACE, University of Hong Kong. Numerous professional studies on Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Natural perfume making and permaculture held in U.S.A., U.K., France and Australia were also attained.
Her 25+ years of experience in working with both western herbs and local specific “Lingnan herbs”, laid a solid foundation in creating a line of products that are specific to people living in Hong Kong. There is a saying that ‘ People will be nourished by the herbs grown within their own vicinity’, in mind, body and spirit.

Ophelia is truly doing what she preaches and has been growing vegetables and hundreds of  medicinal herbs for over 25 years. She is also leading a green aesthetic lifestyle!

First Aid Course- CPR
By Hong Kong St. John Ambulance

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an emergency procedure that combines chest compressions often with artificial ventilation in an effort to manually preserve intact brain function until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous blood circulation and breathing in a person who is in cardiac arrest.
It is recommended in those who are unresponsive with no breathing or abnormal breathing.
CPR involves chest compressions for adults The rescuer may also provide artificial ventilation by either exhaling air into the subject’s mouth or nose (mouth-to-mouth resuscitation) or using a device that pushes air into the subject’s lungs (mechanical ventilation).
Course Content:
– Theory on Adult CPR
– Demonstration & Practice on Adult CPR
– CPR Assessment
Course Duration :
3 hours (including Adult CPR assessment)
An Adult CPR Certificate will be awarded to those who passed the CPR assessment.
The certificate is valid for two years.

Date and Time: 
23 Mar, 2019 (Sat)   5:30pm – 8:30pm
Language: English
Course Fee: HKD$270