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HANDCRAFT  BODYCARE

Learn the secrets of top spas around the world making and selling your own spa products! 

You will learn how to make luxurious, natural handmade soap from scratch using Cold Process Methods. $189.00

It is a practical course so you will be making soap yourself, (YEAH). The session will begin with the Cold processed method of Soap Making, that is, making soap from scratch from Lye, Water, Oils/Fats, pure Essential oils, Herbs, Botanicals, Seeds and Nuts, Clay etc.

You will learn how to make different types of soaps for different skin types and you will also be learning how to create your recipes and how to accurately measure  and add your lye and other ingredients to create wonderful masterpieces. You will master the types of molds available, discover how to add different effects to make your soap individual, learn about which oils to use and the special qualities they bring to your soap, adding yummy ingredients like rose petals, ginger, coffee, cinnamon, goats milk, lavender, coconut and hundreds more.

Learn about curing, layering, measuring, saponification, making herbal soap, coloring, equipment needed, recipe creation, and many more tips.

In a nutshell you will leave knowing

▪    Brief history and basic chemistry of soap making.
▪    Everything you need to get started: materials, ingredients and equipment and where to buy these things from
▪    Safety aspects of working with sodium hydroxide
▪    Preparation of your moulds and various moulding options
▪    Using additives in soap such as flowers, seeds, oats, oxides, herbs, spices & clays
▪    Adding Nutrient Oils for various skin conditions
▪    Blending pure essential oils for fragrance
▪    Mixing, the insulating myth, cutting, curing and storing your finished soap
▪    Ideas for your packaging/labels etc
▪    The legalities of selling your soaps

You'll go home laden with your creations and all the skills needed to either made soaps for your friends and family hereon in or even take it a step further and create your own small business... soap making is one of the few hobbies that cost very little to set up.

It is imperative that you try to make a batch of soap within a few days of doing your class so that it is easier for you to remember the process.  That way it never leaves you.  For this reason, we have created started packs for you to purchase and take home on the day to get you started right away.


Let us know before your course if you want one of these and we'll ensure we've got one ready for your to avoid disappointment and so you can get making soon as you get home!


Take home starter packs to get you going....

We also offer for you to take home on the day, starter packs to get you going when you're home - they include everything you need, weighed out and measured to make 2 kg soap (2-4 batches). Plus many recipes to try.

If you're itching to get started, our starter packs include enough ingredients to make approx 2kg of soap - quite a lot!):-

2 Packs available:

Basic Pack $49.99

Makes 2kg of soap

- Coconut Oil

- Sustainable Palm Oil

- 2 Essential Oils

- Face Mask

- Herbs/Flowers

- Pair of Protective Gloves

- all you need to add is bottled water and Olive Oil or Sunflower oil from your store cupboard and Caustic Soda from your hardware store.

Complete Pack $89.99

Makes 2 kg of soap

- Coconut Oil

- Sustainable Palm Oil

- 2 Essential Oils

- Herbs/Flowers

- Face Mask

- Thermometer

- Caustic Soda

- Pair of Protective Gloves

- all you need to add is bottled water and Olive Oil or Sunflower oil from your store cupboard and Caustic Soda from your hardware store.

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