Qty available: 6


In this workshop with La Shonda Tyree, who turned her hobby and passion for making her own soaps and lotions into a highly successful business, we will learn how to make a range of exquisite self-care products. We will begin by discovering the history and chemistry of soapmaking, and the safety practices required to manufacture soap. We will then get hands-on instruction in soapmaking using sodium hydroxide with the cold process method. We will explore how to unleash our creativity by customizing our soaps with colors, fragrances and/or essential oils; learn how to create luxurious soaps using alternative liquids such as Goat’s Milk; and make fabulous swirl patterns and embedding designs utilizing a couple of different methods that will make your soaps rival mass market soaps. Other topics will include: resources for supplies and industry websites; proper product labeling and preservation; and tips on how to start a business.

Special Note: Materials fee are included in class registration fee except for the items listed below. Participants will take home approximately 6 pounds of soap equivalent to 12 bars of handcrafted soaps.

Participants need to bring (click on Amazon affiliate link images to purchase):

1. goggles (to protect eyes)

2. apron

3. rubber gloves (to protect hands)
4. mask

5. sturdy bags (with a flat bottom) to transport soaps.

Please note that registering for the class is confirmation that you read the Class Policies and Photo Release.

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