Find Soap and Cosmetic Making Classes

Soapmaker Teachers teach not only soapmaking, but also have classes on how to make all types of bath and body products. Currently there are classes upcoming in the following areas. (Click area name to display classes.)

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NOTE: Private classes and consultations offered by appointment, if any, are listed at the bottom.

August 21, 2014

The Original 4-Day Bath & Body Boot Camp

9:00am - 24 W. Richmond Ave, Point Richmond, CA, CA

This special intensive workshop provides the rare opportunity to be immersed in the world of making bath & body products (from scratch) for 4 fun-filled days. During this series, we'll cover 15 different products.

Class offered by Lori Nova at The Nova Studio
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August 24, 2014

Soap Business 320: Forming a Legal Business Entity to Sell Soap

11:00a - 1:00p - Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, San Diego, CA

Beginning class for anyone interested in forming a business. This class focuses on applications, fees, licenses, and permits required to form a business. Also learn how to determine costs, set prices for handmade products, and determine profit.

Class offered by A+ Soapmaking Studio
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Soap Business 350: Website Design and Internet Commerce

2:00 - 5:00p - Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, San Diego, CA

Learn about domain names and hosting packages. Create your own website for free, optimize keywords, rank high on search engines, and verify your site code is valid. Setup PayPal payment buttons and start selling on the Internet.

Class offered by A+ Soapmaking Studio
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August 31, 2014

Soap Business 335: Shrink Wrapping Soap

12:00 - 1:30p - Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, San Diego, CA

Learn the benefits of shrink-wrapping, which shrink films allow scent to come through, which films to use for soap, and which films to use for packaging bottles of liquid soap. Students may bring soap to shrink-wrap in class.

Class offered by A+ Soapmaking Studio
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Soap Business 340: Packaging and Shipping Soap Worldwide

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

Learn to ship soap domestically, meet US Customs requirements for shipping soap internationally, the fastest shipping methods, and how to get discounted shipping rates. Package soap and purchase a shipping label during the class.

Class offered by A+ Soapmaking Studio
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September 5, 2014

Cold Process Soapmaking 101

6:30pm-9:30pm - The Nova Studio, Point Richmond, CA

Demonstration-style class - learn all about the basics of soapmaking and get comfortable with the process! We will walk through how to make a (perfect at-home size) 4-pound batch and you will leave with handouts and 2 bars to enjoy at home.

Class offered by Jennifer Grimes at The Nova Studio
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September 6, 2014

Advanced CP Soap Design

10am - 5pm - The Nova Studio, Point Richmond, CA

Take your cold process soapmaking to the next level! In Day 1 of the 2-Day Soapmaking Boot Camp at The Nova Studio, learn design techniques like layering, In The Pot swirling, Funnel Swirling and embedding, and more. Spark your creativity!

Class offered by Ruth Esteves at The Nova Studio
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September 7, 2014

Hot Process in 2-day bootcamp

2days/10am-5pm - The Nova Studio, Point Richmond, CA

When one day of soapmaking is not enough, come take a 2-day intensive soap making workshop. Ruth covers Advanced Soap Design, Jen covers Hot Processed Soapmaking and David covers Big Batch Soapmaking.

Class offered by Jennifer Grimes at The Nova Studio
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Lotion Making Class

2:00 - 5:30p - Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, San Diego, CA

Make luxurious, handmade lotions. In class, make one lotion with a gentle preservative to prevent microbial growth and extend the product life and make one lotion without. Take home both lotions to enjoy and experience the difference.

Class offered by A+ Soapmaking Studio
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September 10, 2014

Modern Soapmaking (Course Code 1000)

6:30 - 8:30p - Cuyamaca College, 900 Rancho San Diego Pkwy, El Cajon, San Diego, CA

This Cuyamaca College class meets Wednesday evenings during the fall from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Designed to be a proficiency course, students work through the textbook the first night and then make two pounds of soap during each of the classes. 9/10

Class offered by A+ Soapmaking Studio
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October 17, 2014

Cold Process Soapmaking 101

6:30pm-9:30pm - The Nova Studio, Point Richmond, CA

Demonstration-style class - learn all about the basics of soapmaking and get comfortable with the process! We will walk through how to make a (perfect at-home size) 4-pound batch and you will leave with handouts and 2 bars to enjoy at home.

Class offered by Jennifer Grimes at The Nova Studio
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October 18, 2014

Advanced CP Soap Design

10am - 5pm - The Nova Studio, Point Richmond, CA

Take your cold process soapmaking to the next level! In Day 1 of the 2-Day Soapmaking Boot Camp at The Nova Studio, learn design techniques like layering, In The Pot swirling, Funnel Swirling and embedding, and more. Spark your creativity!

Class offered by Ruth Esteves at The Nova Studio
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October 19, 2014

Hot Process in 2-day bootcamp

2days/10am-5pm - The Nova Studio, Point Richmond, CA

When one day of soapmaking is not enough, come take a 2-day intensive soap making workshop. Ruth covers Advanced Soap Design, Jen covers Hot Processed Soapmaking and David covers Big Batch Soapmaking.

Class offered by Jennifer Grimes at The Nova Studio
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November 1, 2014

Cold Process Soapmaking 101

10am-1pm - The Nova Studio, Point Richmond, CA

Demonstration-style class - learn all about the basics of soapmaking and get comfortable with the process! We will walk through how to make a (perfect at-home size) 4-pound batch and you will leave with handouts and 2 bars to enjoy at home.

Class offered by Jennifer Grimes at The Nova Studio
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Cold Process Soap 201: Make and Take

2:30pm-4:30pm - The Nova Studio, Point Richmond, CA

Take CP101 in the morning and come back after lunch to make your own customized two pound batch of soap (could a day be more perfect?) We supply everything you need, including a soap mold you can reuse at home!

Class offered by Jennifer Grimes at The Nova Studio
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November 2, 2014

Making Natural Perfumes

10:00am - 24 W. Richmond Ave, Point Richmond, CA

Come and share in the rich experience of making your own 100% natural perfumes for you, your family and loved ones. Once you see how easy and fun it is to create your own personalized natural scents, you'll never buy synthetic fragrances again

Class offered by Lori Nova at The Nova Studio
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December 7, 2014

Lotion Making Class

1:00 - 4:30p - Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, San Diego, CA

Make luxurious, handmade lotions. In class, make one lotion with a gentle preservative to prevent microbial growth and extend the product life and make one lotion without. Take home both lotions to enjoy and experience the difference.

Class offered by A+ Soapmaking Studio
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Cold Process Soapmaking 101

10am-1pm - The Nova Studio, Point Richmond, CA

Demonstration-style class - learn all about the basics of soapmaking and get comfortable with the process! We will walk through how to make a (perfect at-home size) 4-pound batch and you will leave with handouts and 2 bars to enjoy at home.

Class offered by Jennifer Grimes at The Nova Studio
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Cold Process Soap Cupcakes

2:30pm -5:30pm - The Nova Studio, Point Richmond, CA

As demonstrated by Ruth at the 2013 HSCG Annual Conference, now you can learn to make the cutest, sweetest, most delicious-looking soaps ever! Watch how easy it is, and then make your own soap cupcakes to take home!

Class offered by Ruth Esteves at The Nova Studio
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By Appointment

Soapmaking Consultation with Kerri Mixon

- Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, 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 appt.

Class offered by A+ Soapmaking Studio
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Private Lesson

- The Nova Studio, Point Richmond, CA

Can't get to the classes you want? Need more personal attention? Set up a private lesson or consultation and learn just what you want! Design the class that fits your needs and meet at The Nova Studio, on the phone, or using Skype.

Class offered by Ruth Esteves at The Nova Studio
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