Find a Teacher

The Handcrafted Soap & Cosmetic Guild offers a Teacher Program to members. In order to qualify as an HSCG teacher, the member must be a Certified Soapmaker through the HSCG Certification Program, have a minimum number of hours of teaching experience, and maintain professional liability insurance. Vendor members may be listed as HSCG Teachers if the company as a Company Representative who has been approved as an HSCG Teacher.

Handcrafted Soap and Cosmetic Teachers who have met the requirements and been approved may list themselves and the classes they offer. Many offer classes on bath and body products as well as actual soapmaking, and some offer online classes and classes by appointment in addition to scheduled classes. You can search for classes by area and scheduled date.

Members automatically receive a monthly eNews listing the upcoming classes in the next two months. If you are not yet a member but would like to receive the monthly Class eNews, you can Register and select to receive that eNews (as well as others).

Guatemala

EnJabonArte Studio

Location:  Guatemala

All Time Classes! Aprende todo sobre jabonería de glicerina o proceso frío, en tu idioma. Trabajamos Jabonería Decorativa y Cosmética Natural

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United States

Ruth Esteves of The Nova Studio

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Ruth Esteves is a soapmaking teacher and co-owner of The Nova Studio. Learn everything from the basics of making cold process soap to more advanced techniques.

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California

A+ Soapmaking Studio

Location:  Lemon Grove, CA 91945

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

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Mountain Girl Soap ®

Location:  Redding, CA

Your Northern California source for in-person, hands-on soap making classes.

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Colorado

Lotion Bar Cafe

Location:  colorado springs, CO 80911

We are located in the foot hills of Colorado Springs, Colorado offering classes from basic to advanced boot camps in our new studio.

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Florida

Soap for the Soul, LLC

Location:  Winter Haven, FL 33880

Soapmaking Class 101 offered Saturday, August 26th, 2017 from 10:00 AM until Noon.

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True Lyes Handcrafted Soaps

Location:  Cape Coral , FL 33990

Ready, Set, Soap! A step by step cold process soap making workshop.

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Georgia

Hanalei Bath

Location:  Canton, GA 30115

We provide Classes in aromatherapy, basic soap making and body care products.

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Linden Row Botanicals

Location:  Woodstock, GA

Soap Instructor, Jill Hutchinson, teaches classes in Basic Soap Making using the Cold Process method. Classes are offered at various venues. Private lessons and parties are also offered.

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MOSSY CREEK SOAP STUDIO

Location:  Perry (Middle GA), GA 31069

Learn how to make Soap, Liquid Soap, Milk Soap, Creative Swirling in Soap, Scrubs, Balms & Salves, Men's Product lines and more. Learn in our classroom in the Soapmaking Studio where we make products for our sister store Mossy Creek Natural.

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Normal Soap Company

Location:  Athens, GA 30606

Handmade natural, organic soap & body products (lip balm, lotions, salts...etc) made with care and precision. We use the cold process method for soap making for the highest quality bar. We pride ourselves on using local ingredients. We teach Soap 101

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Kentucky

Soaping101®

Location:  Mount Sterling, KY 40353

Soapmaking classes

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Louisiana

Lori Nova Endres of The Nova Studio

Location:  Benton, LA 71006

I have a passion for making natural products. I also love teaching & sharing what I know with others. For 15 years I taught classes in California. Now I live in Louisiana. The Nova Studio offers eClasses & class handouts, by many talented teachers...

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Massachusetts

Jennifer's Handmade Soap

Location:  Concord, MA 01742

Jennifer teaches CP soap classes in the Boston area. She offers a variety of classes from Intro to CP Soap, Soap Making with Milk, Colorants, Formulating Recipes, and other advance classes.

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Michigan

Barb's Homemade soap and More

Location:  Adrian, MI 49221

Offering small classes in basic soap making, Bath body and Spa products. 19 years of experience . Learn to make what you need, or gain skills to begin a business. Classes held monthly or private classes available.

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The Great Lakes Natural Soap Company

Location:  Canton, MI 48187

We offer basic and advanced classes in Cold Process and Melt & Pour Techniques. Classes are hands-on, and all students take home their finished projects. We provide all materials and supplies.

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North Carolina

Ritual Waters ( Marilyn Schendel)

Location:  Winston Salem, NC

Ritual Waters now offers several classes in the art and science of Cold Process Soap.

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New Jersey

Nyah (La Shonda Tyree)

Location:  Paterson, NJ 07522

Offering hands on learning in Northern New Jersey and Annapolis, MD.

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New Mexico

High Desert Rose Soaps & Such

Location:  Albuquerque, NM 87110

Soap Making and Personal Care Products Classes Offered

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Jennifer Grimes

Location:  Albuquerque, NM 87106

Currently teaching private lessons just off historic Route 66 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Learn why hot process soap is the secret rock star of the soapmaking world!

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New York

Alegna Soap

Location:  Bethpage, NY 11714

Alegna Soap offers organic soaps and skin care products made in small batches.

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Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Location:  New York, NY, NY 10025

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Ohio

Honey Sweetie Acres LLC

Location:  Goshen, OH 45122

Basic Cold-Process Soap Making for Beginners. Step by step instruction. All materials provided, just bring a desire to learn! Call or visit our website for more information.

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Nature's Touch Soaps (Margaret Neff)

Location:  Cedarville, OH 45314

I offer individual and/or group classes. Please call for more information.

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Planktown Hardware & More

Location:  Shiloh, OH 44878

Classes are offered throughout the year. Class descriptions, times and cost can be seen by visiting our website then clicking on events. You must preregister and can call for availability.

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Pennsylvania

Apothecary Muse

Location:  Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Apothecary Muse offers visual and hands-on workshops in natural soapmaking processes, including herbal infusions and aromatherapy blending basics, per her training.

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Ashgrove Soaps and Sundries, LLC

Location:  Valencia, PA 16059

Lori Chandler teaches classes which includes all supplies for basic to advanced cold processed and melt and pour soapmaking. See upcoming classes. Email for personalized classes. Hosting the Pittsburgh Soapmakers Gathering 2018.

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South Carolina

Isler, Carol

Location:  Lyman, SC 29365

Carol has taught soapmaking to interested students over 20 years.  See her soapmaker listing here.

 

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Utah

Beehive Soap and Body Care

Location:  Murray, UT 84107

Lessons available for Cold Process Soap Making and Melt and Pour Soap Making.

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Washington

Otion: The Soap Bar

Location:  Bellingham, WA 98225

Otion is in the heart of downtown Bellingham nestled between Seattle WA and Vancouver BC. Anne-Marie Faiola is the owner of Otion as well as Bramble Berry Soapmaking Supplies and the creator of the Soap Queen blog.

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