Small Class Sizes
Ensuring each student is in for the maximum learning experience possible.
Teaching Since 2006
Celebrating 10 years of teaching others the craft of natural soap and skincare
Experience is the best teacher so hands-on learning is our teaching style!
Mother Nature does it best so we use plant based ingredients in all classes as the base.
Crafting natural skincare is three-fold: the artistry of the creator is infused into the creativity of each soap made, the beauty of using natural plant based ingredients to care for the skin and seeing chemistry come alive in the skincare formulated.
MEET A FEW OF OUR STUDENTS
In a nutshell, what is your current role/position at Modern Soapmaking? Jane of All Trades. 😉 Like most of my clients and soapmakers in the industry, I’m also a solo-entrepreneur. I handle everything from graphic design to marketing to customer support, and...read more
I recently ordered some colorants I use for one of my soap making classes. The supplier will remain nameless. The box had nine bottles. The colorants are liquid FD&C dyes. This is one of my regular suppliers for liquid soap colorants. This time as I took each...read more
The United States of America celebrates it’s independence from the British annually on July 4th. It was the day that the Declaration of Independence was adopted, July 4, 1776. The Continental Senate was declaring to the British government that they were free...read more
As a professional soap maker you should know how to manually calculate the saponification value of potassium hydroxide (KOH) over to sodium hydroxide (NaOH). You may find the sodium hydroxide value of a soap making oil from the oil specification sheet. This sheet is...read more
About five years ago I taught a class at the New York Open Center. Attending this class was Celeste Munford an eager woman who wanted to learn all she could about making soap from scratch that day. I am amazed at how she has blossomed in an awesome soapmaker who has...read more
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.Julia M.