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Learn how to make your own soap from start to finish. This is a hands-on class for the beginner soap maker, no prior experience is required. The soap making process taught is Cold Process, Thermal Heat/Room Temperature technique. You will make a log of soap, approximately 30 oz prior to curing.
Objectives of class: To gain an understanding of the following:
  • Lye safety
  • How to correctly measure raw materials using grams and ounces
  • What is a soap calculator and why is it used
  • How fats and oils become soap
  • What is super fatting
  • Essential Oils and Fragrant Oils: How they differ
  • Handout will contain the following information: soap making instructions, safety instructions, equipment, and reference books and websites
* A $33 materials fee (Cash Only) is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Instructor: Venessa Phipps,Certified Soap Maker & Teacher, owner DeGanya Aromatics

General Information
  • Participants need to bring the following items and participation is prohibited without the necessary equipment
  • Full Apron
  • Heavy Rubber Gloves (i.e., Playtex Long Line)
  • 2 old heavy towels to keep your soap warm
  • Soap Making attire
  • Closed toes shoes
  • Long sleeve shirt (high collar)
  • Long pants (these can be old, something that you do not mind getting soiled)
  • Tie back for long hair
  • Additional Items to bring
  • Bag that will accommodate soap being wrapped in the two towels.
  • What you will take home
  • Class handout with curing instructions, conversion calculations, starter soap recipes and other information.
  • One log of soap - approximately 30oz prior to curing.
  • Confidence
  • A big smile

Cold Process Soap Making

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Cold Process Soap Making for Beginners 
18y and up N/A Sa  07/27/2024
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Newtown Township Administration Building
$50.00 R, $60.00 NR
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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