A+ Soapmaking Studio

7301 Mount Vernon St
Lemon Grove, CA 91945

Phone: 619-245-8898
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Website: http://www.SoapmakingStudio.com

Soapmaking supplies, soapmaking classes, cosmetics classes, business classes, and private consultations in San Diego, California.

Upcoming Classes

By Appointment

Soapmaking Consultation with Kerri Mixon

- Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove 91945, San Diego, CA

Need a help understanding a specific aspect of soapmaking or a unique type of technique? Book a private consultation with 16th generation soapmaker, Kerri Mixon. This well-known Master Soapmaker is available at your convenience. Call for appointment: (619) 668-1435.

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Private Consultation with Kerri Mixon

- Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, 91945, San Diego, CA

Schedule a private consultation session with 16th generation master soapmaker Kerri Mixon. Receive advice and instruction in product formulation, product development and testing, quality control and shelf life, branding, marketing, and sales. Consultations in person, via phone, or online.

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Certified Soapmaker Testing

- Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, 91945, San Diego, CA

Become a Certified or Certified Advanced Soapmaker. The Soapmaking Studio is an official test location for certified soapmaker testing. Call or visit the Soapmaking Studio to complete the application for certification testing and schedule a test date. Test applicants must be current HSCG members in good standing. Soapmaking Studio: (619) 668-1435.

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Sunday, May 1, 2016

ONLINE Lip Balm Making

Lip Balm Making Class focuses on simple lip balm making procedures for consistent and effective lip products, including lip tubes and balms in pot style jars. Techniques include how to create a twist tube of lip balm without problematic "sinkholes." Lecture information includes vegan alternatives to bees wax, natural ingredients to make a shiny lip gloss, and oil phase vitamins and nutrients for lips and skin. Material relates to other tube products, such as lotion sticks.

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Lip Balm Making Class

2:00p - 4:30p - Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, 91945, San Diego, CA

Lip Balm Making Class focuses on simple lip balm making procedures for consistent and effective lip products, including lip tubes and balms in pot style jars. Techniques include how to create a twist tube of lip balm without problematic "sinkholes." Lecture information includes vegan alternatives to bees wax, natural ingredients to make a shiny lip gloss, and oil phase vitamins and nutrients for lips and skin. Material relates to other tube products, such as lotion sticks.

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Gardening for Soapmakers: Growing and Preparing Botanical Ingredients

10:30a - 1:00p - Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, 91945, San Diego, CA

In Soap Garden 224 class, students learn techniques for growing their own herbs and plants to use as soap ingredients how to dry, crush, and grind the dried herbs and how much of each dried plant to add to the soap for color and texture. Classroom lecture includes a list of toxic plants that should not be used in soapmaking. Subject matter includes green gardening practices to save water while sustaining a suitable wildlife habitat.

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Sunday, May 15, 2016

Lotion Making Class

12:00p - 3:30p - Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, 91945, San Diego, CA

Learn to make luxurious lotions. Understand the difference between making lotions and making creams, learn how to test for microbial growth contaminants, and learn how to test lotions for shelf stability. Adjust formulations to make hair conditioner and fabric softener. Then, make one lotion with a gentle preservative to prevent microbial growth and extend the product life and make one lotion without preservatives. Take home both lotions to enjoy and experience the difference between the two.

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

Aromatherapy Natural Perfume Class

12:00p - 4:00p - Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, 91945, San Diego, CA

In Aromatherapy Natural Perfume Class, learn the basics of aromatherapy and natural perfumery. Unveil the secrets of blending essential oils by using scent categories and fragrance notes. Design custom fragrances from essential oils aromatherapeutically created to inspire specific emotions and memory triggers. Learn the different techniques for blending perfumes in a bases of natural grain alcohol, in a base of jojoba oil, and in a base of cyclomethicone. Take home your own natural perfumes.

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