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* HP Soap Making IntensiveHP Soap Making Intensive

Time: 10:00 am

It is going to get HOT in here as we make three types of soap using the Hot Process soap making method. Soap makers who tend to choose this method of soapmaking prefer it over Cold Process soap making because soaps are completely saponfied within a few hours more economical to use essential oils and fragrance oils immediate use; no curing is necessary The Day will be Split up into Three Sessions Session One: Hot Process Soap Making (Bars) (10 am - 12 pm) - no more waiting 3-4 weeks to use your soaps. Learn how to craft your bar soaps with a more textured look and feel. Session Two: Translucent Soap (1-3 pm) - learn hot to make translucent bar soaps from scratch. They are not melt and pour soaps aka glycerin soaps but light is able to pass through. Session Three: Liquid Soap (3-5 pm) - learn to create your own sulfate free liquids soaps, shampoos and hand soaps. You will take home several bottles of body wash and liquid foaming soap.

* Basic Cold Process SoapmakingBasic Cold Process Soapmaking

Time: 10:00 am

Do you admire the handcrafted natural soaps you buy at your local farmers market or craft show and wonder how they are made? Are you looking to learn how to make soap but afraid of the lye factor? Join us for a half day beginners cold process soap making class. It is a perfect blend of theory and practicum. No experience necessary just a desire to learn a centuries old artisan craft.

* Body Butters Lip Balms & WhipsBody Butters Lip Balms & Whips

Time: 10:00 am

We are all familiar with them; cocoa, shea and mango. In this session you will learn how to make body butters; whipped and in solid forms. We will explore how to prepare them and the different options for presentation. During this class you will make preservative free and non-water based body moisturizers. Using rich butters and oils such as shea, cocoa and coconut these body moisterizers will renew even the driest of skin.

* Lotion and CreamsLotion and Creams

Time: 2:00 pm

Skin moisturizers are one of the #1 cosmetics sold but not all of them are created equal. Learn hands on how to make luxurious creams and lotions with ingredients that nurture the skin. * Understand why preservatives are needed * How to label your lotions for retail * The benefits and properties of oils * The ingredients needed to make lotions and creams * Where you can buy your ingredients and much more At the end of the session you will bring home at least (2) - two ounce bottles of lotion and (2) - two ounce containers of cream.

* Body Butters, Lip Balm & WhipsBody Butters, Lip Balm & Whips

Time: 10:00 am

Class Location: Ridgely Retreat, Annapolis, MD

* Lotion and CreamsLotion and Creams

Time: 1:00 pm

Learn how to make body butters, whips, lotions and creams. Class Location: Ridgely Retreat, Annapolis, MD

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I was in your class on Saturday and I LOVED it. SO inspired to make soap!

Maria L.

Can’t wait to take another one of your awesome classes. I so love the way you teach.

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