In the course you will learn how to formulate your own recipes and the use of different oils and their properties, how to use the soap calculator to create your own formulas. Learn about equipment needed and safety and guidance regarding safety regulations and legalities when selling soaps. In this course we will go through the whole process of soap making to empower aspiring soap makers to make their own natural soaps for home, friends and family. Some students have furthered their knowledge in our Soap and Cosmetics Business Course and since have launched their own soap business. The course is held in a spacious and comfortable hall in Bexley Village in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. You will make a batch of cold process soap (palm free) from scratch (around 8 soaps) and you will be able to take home a selection of the soaps made at the end of the day. Course content: • How to make traditional cold process soap. • How to create your own scent blend from essential oils and colour your soap using clays, micas or activated charcoal. • How to work safely with lye. • How to formulate your own recipes using a lye calculator. • The properties of soap making oils and why we use them. • How to make a great bar of soap. • An introduction about compliance, safety regulations and legalities when selling soaps Paula is a member of the Guild of Craft Soap and Toiletry Makers in the UK and has extensive experience, making her an excellent tutor in soap making.
What's included in the price
The course includes the use of equipment, all ingredients, protective equipment, refreshments and afternoon tea. You will take home the soaps you make, a comprehensive course handout including all the course content, a beginners recipe, a list of the best suppliers and contacts and most importantly, the confidence to make your own soap at home.