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Saturday, October 21 • 10:00am - 1:00pm

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Discover the simple process of soap making at home, using all natural ingredients! 

Understand how to combine lye with a variety of fats. ranging from olive oil to lard, with various results, depending on skin type and intended purpose. Learn how to measure and prepare the ingredients, and how to add scents, dyes, nutrients, and exfoliants to make custom soaps that everyone will love! 

You will be sitting and standing during class and your hands may get wet throughout the workshop.

You will make a 1 lb. batch of soap to take home – enough for 5 large bars. 

Level of experience: None necessary

Materials Provided by Instructor: N95 face mask, all basic equipment, carrier oils, fixed oils, essential oils, lye, a variety of additives such as scents, dyes, and exfoliants, quart size milk cartons to use as soap molds, hot plates, stick blenders, and cleanup materials. 

Materials Provided by Student: elbow length rubber gloves, safety goggles, apron, full length sleeve and leg coverings, closed-toed shoes 

Homework: Research soap molds for handmade soaps. There will be clean quart size milk cartons provided for your workshop soap, but you are welcome to bring your own soap molds to try out. 

This workshop is being partially underwritten by the Farmer's Museum of Cooperstown, NY.

Teresa can be reached via email tglisson@stny.rr.com


Saturday October 21, 2017 10:00am - 1:00pm EDT
Bld D Tents
  Workshops, Soap Making

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