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Making Soap

Making Soap

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When:

  • Sun 5 Nov, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Where:

Selwyn Community Education, 203 Kohimarama Road, Kohimarama Show map

Restrictions:

R15

Ticket Information:

  • Course fee including materials: $95.00

Selwyn Community Education is based at Selwyn College, Kohimarama, Auckland.

This six-hour workshop is available on two dates in 2017, 9am - 3pm on either 17 June or 5 November. The 5 November workshop will have a more "Christmassy' theme.

Learn how to make soap using a variety of techniques and materials.

Techniques covered include cold process and 'melt and pour' bases. The workshop will cover a range of topics including how to colour and fragrance soaps, materials used in soap-making, and how to create your own recipes and make your own soap from scratch.

This course is hands-on and each participant will leave with a variety of soaps they have created themselves.

The course will cover:
- History and culture of soap
- The chemistry of soap
- Methods and techniques
- Safety
- Recipes and quantity calculation
- Fragrances, colourants and other additives
- Troubleshooting
- Supplies and packaging
- How to sell your soap (business)

Materials are included for this workshop.
Teacher: Jacqueline Ziegler

Our mission is to provide quality affordable and accessible lifelong learning opportunities for our community.

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