Soap Making Class
Learn how to craft your very own all natural batch of soap from scratch. You will make a batch of olive oil soap during the class to take home with you. Approximately 10 or more bars. We will be hosting a class on making a basic castile homemade soap with olive oil. In the class you will learn the following...
Basic soaponification process of using lye to make soap and melt and pour options of soap making.
- Ingredients that can be used to create an awesome batch of bath soap (herbs, oils, butters, scents, essential oils, colors)
- Tips on creating your own soap recipes, online recipes resources, and sources for purchasing ingredients.
- How to mix and use lye safely
- How to mix and incorporate your ingredients
- The different variety of molds that you can choose to form your soap
- How to line your soap mold for easy release of soap
- How to cut your soap logs into bars
- Curing time and process for soap to be ready for use
Please sign the waiver in this link and return via email or bring with you before class start time.
CLASS RELEASE FORM
** Pre- registration is required at least 48 hours before class start time or the class will be cancelled. Due to the usage of lye in the soapmaking process all students must be at least 18 years of age and sign a full waiver and release prior to the class. This class required attention to detail and full presence and awareness at all times during the class. This is a basic instructional class. **
Students may want to bring a hand held stick mixer (we have four for use to share amongst the group if you do not mind taking turns).
***You will be provided with safety glasses/goggles to use, rubber gloves, and a basic disposable mask, (If you have a chemical mask or would like to purchase one of your own for the class, contact us in advance and we can provide information on which mask to purchase) bring an old towel with you to class. (If you wish to have your own safety glasses and chemical mask, they can be purchased at a hardware or home store such as Lowe's or Home Depot)***
Dress comfortably, in casual work clothing, and wear long sleeves.
You will leave with a box loaf of soap that yields approximately 10+ regular bars of soap. It will take at least 4 - 6 weeks for the soap to cure before use.
You may bring a non-alcoholic beverage of your choice. We will provide water during the break.
Class times start promptly. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before class time to get settled.
We look forward to seeing you soon!
Gina & The Makers at Pluff Mud Mercantile
You may also like the following events from Pluff Mud Mercantile: