Learn how to make beautiful 100% natural soap using the traditional cold process method.
Join us on a fun filled creative afternoon where you will learn all the basics of soap making and get to keep your very own bars which you will formulate and make on the day!
Starting at 1pm the workshop will run for approximately 3 hours and is held at our soaping studio/farmhouse located just outside Dundee heading into Angus.
There will be refreshments on offer and classes are restricted to smaller numbers to allow for a more intimate hands on experience.
What the workshop includes
.The science behind soap making and our method of making it.
.Preparing to make soap, where to get your ingredients, what you can use as a mould and how to set it all up.
.How to formulate a recipe.
.Blending and choosing what essential oils to use to scent your soap with, along with their therapeutic benefits.
.Colouring your soap with natural ingredients
.Incorporating botanicals, clays, herbs, flowers and spices into your soap.
.A demonstration from myself before you do it all on your own under my guidance.
.Explanation of how to cut, cure and store your soap
We supply everything you will need to make your soap, from safety equipment, to oils, butters, botanicals and moulds, along with a course pack from the day to allow you to continue on your soap making journey at home. You will be able to keep the soap that you have made on the day. You can collect it a couple of days after the workshop, once it has set or we can send it out to you in the post
There will also be some yummy refreshments available throughout the afternoon, please inform us of any allergies or special dietary requirements at the time of booking.
Please wear long sleeved tops and shoes which cover your feet, bring an apron if you don't want any oil spills on your clothing.
There is a 1 week cancellation notice, we will be unable to refund you if you cancel after this.
There is an age restriction of 16, unfortunately the course is not suitable for younger children to attend.
We will send you an email with directions to Nurturing Soul HQ once you have booked the workshop.