Selwyn Community Education is based at Selwyn College, Kohimarama, Auckland.
This six-hour workshop is available on the following dates in 2020:
Sunday 22 February 10 AM - 4 PM or
Sunday 23 February 10 AM - 4 PM or
Saturday 20 June 10 AM - 4 PM or
Saturday 14 November 10 AM - 4 PM
Learn how to make soap using a variety of techniques and materials.
Techniques covered include cold process and 'melt and pour' bases. The workshop will cover a range of topics including how to colour and fragrance soaps, materials used in soap-making, and how to create your own recipes and make your own soap from scratch.
This course is hands-on and each participant will leave with a variety of soaps they have created themselves.
The course will cover:
- History and culture of soap
- The chemistry of soap
- Methods and techniques
- Recipes and quantity calculation
- Fragrances, colourants and other additives
- Supplies and packaging
- How to sell your soap (business)
Materials are included in the course fee for this workshop.
Teacher: Jacqueline Ziegler
We also offer Solid Shampoo and Conditioners, Colouring Techniques in Soap Making and Soap Making for Children workshops. Visit our website for more information.
Our mission is to provide quality affordable and accessible lifelong learning opportunities for our community.