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Handmade Soap Making Workshop

Handmade Soap Making Workshop

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  • Sat 26 Jun ’21, 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sat 24 Jul, 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sat 28 Aug, 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sat 25 Sep, 9:00am – 4:00pm


Handmade With Love Studio, Unit 46/E, 18 Lambie Drive, Manukau, Papatoetoe



Ticket Information:

  • Soap making workshop: $180.00

Handmade Soap Making Workshop

Learn how to make gorgeous handmade Beauty Bars and Cosmetics. This is a unique and comprehensive workshop where you can learn an amazing new skill to create gifts or start your own business.

They are great for your family and make super gifts. Take home 1 of everything we make. All recipes included. Interactive Workshop.

What you will learn:
Handmade Bar Soaps (Olive Oil, Milk & Roses soap)
Handmade Novelty Soap – Chocolate Cupcake Soaps
Body Scrub, Soap Dough
Whipped Rose Body Butter Moisturizer
Rub me Honey Massage bars plus other things…
Here is an outline of the modules you will go through.
Soap Making Course

Module 1 - Introduction
- Introduction to Cold Process Soap making
- Different methods used to make soap
- Handmade Soap vs commercial soap

Module 2 - Soap making is Chemistry
- Ingredients used in soap making
- Vegan Soap
- Milk Soap
- Using waxes
- Oils & Butters, Sodium Hydroxide, Water or any Liquid
- Precautions with using chemicals
- Soap making conditions

Module 3 - Equipment
- Tools and implements
- Molds
- Where to purchase

Module 4 - Additions
- Colours (Natural colours)
- Colours (Dyes, Oxides, Micas)
- Essential Oils
- Fragrance
- Exfoliants
- Organic ingredients
- Melt and Pour

Module 5 - The Art of Soap Making
- Creating a soap formula
- Soap Calculator
- Lye discount
- Water discount
- Superfat
- Curing

Module 6 - Soap Making Preparation
- Basic steps of soap making
- Trace and how to recognize it

Module 7 - Let’s Soap
- Creating your 1st batch of soap
- Making novelty soaps

Module 8 - Troubleshooting
- Rebatching
- How to fix

Module 9 - Techniques
- Piping
- Swirling
- Layering
- Soap Dough
- Decorative techniques

Module 10 - the Business Behind the Suds
- Marketing
- Cutting & Packaging
- Labeling soap

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