711 Amsterdam Ave.
New York City, NY 10025

Phone: 7819348100

Interested in formulating new cosmetic products to add to your line? Or ready to launch your skincare business? Check out our cosmetic courses and variety of business workshops taught by Marla Bosworth, industry beauty expert and CEO/Founder of Back Porch Soap Company.

Our hands-on classes are offered in Boston, New York City, and online. We host students from around the world and are honored to have an 80 percent return with students returning to take more classes with us.

Here's a small sampling of the courses we offer: cold process soap making, advanced cold process soapmaking, glycerin soap techniques and tricks, natural shampoo and haircare products, organic creams and lotions, body butters, natural perfume classes, soy candles, anti-aging products, liquid soapmaking, how to wholesale, and how to run a successful bath and body business. Check out our popular 4-Day Bath & Body University.

Upcoming Classes

April 23, 2014

Organic & Herbal Facial Spa Products for Women & Men

6 p.m. - 711 Amsterdam Ave. (Upper West Side), New York City, NY

This class is structured and taught for new and experienced students in regards to formulating skincare. Students will make five fantastic products using herbs, hydrosols and chemical-free, natural ingredients.

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April 24, 2014

Organic Body Butters, Scrubs, Salves & Balms-

6 p.m. - 711 Amersterdam Ave., New York, NY, New York City, NY

Come join in the fun as you learn to make a variety of beautiful bath and body products: healing salves and balms, sugar scrubs, and body butters! This is a great class for massage therapists, spa owners, bath and body company owners, and anyon

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April 25, 2014

Learn to Make Soy Candles, Diffusers & Home Fragrances

6 p.m. - 711 Amersterdam Ave., New York, NY, New York City, NY

Join Back Porch Soap Company owner Marla Bosworth and learn how to make four natural home fragrance products: soy candles, soy massage candles, reed diffusers and home fragrances.

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April 26, 2014

How To Run A Successful Bath & Body Business

6 p.m. - 711 Amersterdam Ave., New York, NY, New York City, NY

This class is perfect for new and existing bath and body company owners. You'll learn from Back Porch Soap Company CEO Marla Bosworth how you can turn your passion to profits.

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August 23, 2014

Essential Oils in Skincare Seminar with Robert Tisserand

- The Strand Hotel, NYC, NY

This is a two-day seminar in which attendees will learn the importance of essential oils' affect on our mind and body. As well as contributing fragrance and feel-good, essential oils can have wonderful effects such as antioxidant, anti-inflamm

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