Soap Making Made Simple online! 12/05/20 HYBRID Class!
Soap Making Made Simple online! 12/05/20 HYBRID Class!
Green Girl Basics

Soap Making Made Simple online! 12/05/20 HYBRID Class!

Regular price $ 82.00 Sale price $ 110.00 Unit price per
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 Saturday, December 5, 11 Am-1pm 

Learn a necessary skill to protect you and your loved ones from COVID-19. Hand washing is the best way to keep you and your family sanitized and safe from the safety and comfort of your own home. 

Learn everything you need to know to safely create beautiful and practical handmade soaps with food grade oils & lye plus phthalate-free fragrances. You will learn a soap making method which is safe, efficient, & fun!
 
The soap making basics will be presented LIVE on Zoom in a simple and user-friendly method while an in person class is in session. This is a lively hybrid in person/online class where you can enjoy the benefits of a classroom without leaving home. Enjoy answers to questions you never would have thought to ask and get inspired by a classroom of student's soapy creations. 
Learn a simple soap making method taught by an instructor with 21 years of soap making experience.  I will mail you a soap making kit which makes approximately two pounds of soap. Or, you can come to my Roswell, GA studio and pick it up. 
 
 You will receive your soap making kit through the mail via priority mail or you can pick it up in Roswell, GA. We will meet up on zoom on Saturday august 8, 2 pm To 4 pm.  
Scent choices are Grapefruit, Kumquat, Peach, Watermelon, Lemongrass, Vanilla Bean (colors your soap brown), Lemon, Patchouli, Tobacco, Rosemary & Mint, & Dragon's Blood. Please specify your choice when checking out. 
Color choices are: Pink, Blue, Purple, Green, Yellow, & Orange, & Red.  Please specify your choice when checking out. 
 

What do I need to get started?

1 Stainless steel or plastic whisk or stick blender (Immersion blender)

These are the ones I use in my studio: https://www.amazon.com/Mueller-Austria-Ultra-Stick-Multi-Purpose-Attachment/dp/B075X1KPLZ/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=stick+blender&qid=1587665993&refinements=p_72%3A2661618011&rnid=2661617011&sr=8-3  Or you can pick up a plastic whisk at the Dollar Tree. 

OPTIONAL (not necessary): 1 Infrared thermometer 

These are the ones we use in the studio:

https://www.amazon.com/Etekcity-Lasergrip-774-Non-contact-Thermometer/dp/B00837ZGRY/ref=sr_1_40?crid=IQY2CU7AR64W&dchild=1&keywords=infrared+thermometer&qid=1587666358&refinements=p_85%3A2470955011&rnid=2470954011&rps=1&sprefix=Infrared%2Cgift-cards%2C173&sr=8-40&swrs=25E46730CADE5A7C71E50BCC38642A05

1 Long handled wooden or sturdy plastic spoon

You can get a pack of 3 at the Dollar Tree.

1 rubber, plastic, or silicone Spatula 

Dollar Tree 

Soap molds

You can make a soap mold out of recycled items.  Suggested molds are empty single serving applesauce containers, plastic frozen dinner trays, 1 quart rectangular food storage containers, empty 1 quart waxed cardboard almond milk/soup stock/creamer cartons, cheese box (make sure you line it with a plastic bag or freezer paper), small boxes (lined with a reused plastic shopping bag), reuse that paper cup from the coffee shop for a round soap, Pringles cans, (etc… There are so many possibilities. Be sure that any plastic is durable enough to withstand heat of approximately 170 degrees. You can also purchase a 2 pound capacity wooden mold or silicone soap mold. In addition, many beautiful plastic and silicone molds are available with just about any design you can imagine.

Splash resistant safety goggles 

You can find these at the Dollar Tree or you can order on amazon. These are the ones we use in the studio: 

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005I4P6AW/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Plastic mixing containers which hold approximately 1-2 quarts

You can find these at the Dollar Tree 

Rubber gloves 

The best ones are the longer ones which protect your forearms like the ones used for washing dishes.  You can find these at the Dollar Tree 

Measuring spoons

1 one quart Pyrex glass or high density plastic container to mix lye and water

1 two quart Pyrex glass or high density plastic container to mix lye and water

You can find the plastic ones at the Dollar Tree (No, I do not own stock in the Dollar Tree but I should) 

Bottle of white distilled vinegar in a spray bottle

Vinegar and spray bottles are available at the Dollar Tree 

A scale is useful for measuring water but not necessary.