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Soap Making 101

Handmade Chamomile Soap

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Learn to make your own soap!
Our Price: $125.00


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Do you want learn how to make natural and organic soap that is actually good for your skin? Take our Soap Making 101 class to find out how to make your own soap with pure, simple natural ingredients like cocoa butter, shea butter, olive oil and more. This hands on class with step-by-step instructions will give you the confidence you need to make your own soap.

In this class you will learn:

  • The basic chemistry of soap
  • The difference between handmade soap and commercial soap
  • The Equipment and Supplies needed to make Soap
  • The safety precautions necessary when making soap
  • The Ingredients needed to make soap
  • The basic soap making process.

During the hands-on portion of the class you will:

Make soap from start to finish using a basic recipe , including:

  • Learning how to line a mold
  • Preparing your oils and additives
  • Making a lye solution for your soap
  • Selecting natural colorants for your soap
  • Selecting essential oils to scent your soap
  • Mixing your soap and pouring into a mold.

You will make and take home 20 ounces of soap, which equates to 4-6 bars - a retail value of $30.00!

Class Handouts! Once your order is complete AND at the end of class you will receive:

  • Step-by-Step Soap Making Instructions
  • Oil Saponification Chart
  • List of all equipment needed to get started
  • List of Suppliers
  • List of Soap Making Resources (Books, Online Blogs, Lye Calculators, etc.)
  • Soap Recipe and Formulation Worksheet
  • Cure Cards (6)
  • PH Strips (2)
  • 10 beginner cold process recipes
These items will be sent to you via download and you will also receive a hard copy at the end of class.

What to bring: Please wear a long sleeved shirt and closed toe shoes. All other supplies including base oils, additives, essential oils, colorants, equipment , molds , aprons and safety goggles will be provided.

Before purchasing, please review class policies and terms located above on the "Policies" tab.

Please select your desired date and add to the cart.

Classes will be held in the Hayward/Castro Valley Area. Location and directions will be provided once enrolled.