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Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Contact Information

Address
Upper West Side
New York, NY, NY 10025 United States

Contact: marla@backporchsoap.com
Email: info@backporchsoap.com
Phone: 7819348100

Marla Bosworth coaches entrepreneurs on how to connect and create deeper through the path of their own soul. Marla creates and teaches beauty formulation workshops and wellness events in New York City and across the U.S.

In addition, Marla teaches online and in-person classes on how to create organic, plant-based soaps, candles, skincare and haircare products with Marla Bosworth in New York City, the Midwest, and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. 

Please call or email if you would like us to speak or host an event for your audience or customize a corporate event for your employees. She has 30 years experience in retail and marketing and 22 years formulating plant-based beauty products with her business, Back Porch Soap Company.

Upcoming Classes


BESTSELLING HERBAL BODY BUTTERS, BALMS & SALVES

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: Anytime

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Start learning today in this virtual pre-recorded class! Want to get started selling bath and body products or looking for new products to add to an existing line? These are some of the most high-margin, low labor, popular and loved products by our customers! Learn how to infuse herbs and wildcrafted plants to incorporate into skincare products. You'll receive a valuable class handout, recipes that are made in class: body butter, balms, lip balms and salves. This 2.5 hour, online class is taught by 21-year indie beauty cosmetic formulator, Marla Bosworth. Students will learn to customize their own herbal skincare products: body butters, balms/lip balms and salves. We will be using natural ingredients including botanicals, organic butters, plant oils and essential oils. 

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NATURAL SHOWER, BODY AND FACE WASHES

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: Anytime

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Start learning today in this virtual pre-recorded class! Did you know that body washes and pump soaps outsell bar soaps? These gentle, moisturizing body wash/shower gels and liquid pump soaps are wonderful to make for yourself or to sell. 

This two and a half hour, online class is taught by green beauty formulator, Marla Bosworth. Come join her and learn to make your own refreshing, organic and all-natural face and body washes from scratch. 

https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1039

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FORMULATING NATURAL SHAMPOOS & CONDITIONERS

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: Anytime

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Start learning today in this virtual pre-recorded class!

Ready to introduce a line of natural haircare products to your green beauty business? Save yourself time and money by learning tried & true formulas in this online class! This is the same workshop that Marla Bosworth has been teaching with rave reviews in NYC, California and Colorado for 22 years. Now, experience an online class made for beginner through advanced indie beauty brands. This course easily pays for itself with wholesale, private label and retail sales.

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FORMULATING FACE & BODY CREAMS

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: Anytime

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Start learning today in this virtual pre-recorded class!

Join natural cosmetic formulator Marla Bosworth for this learn-at-your-own pace, 3 hour online class. You will learn to make two best-selling creams: Coconut Body Cream and Pomegranate Face Cream. During this online class you'll learn how to make creams for different skin types. You'll also have all the information you need to start making your own products to sell or make for friends and family.

For more info please visit our website: https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1095

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HOW TO RUN A SUCCESSFUL BATH & BODY BUSINESS

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: Anytime

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Start learning today in this virtual pre-recorded class!

If you're unable to attend one of our "live" classes, then this is the perfect class to prepare for your beauty company's launch and growth. This is the same class that we teach in Boston and NYC. It is a must for anyone wanting to start or grow their own bath and body business.

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ANTI-AGING NATURAL SKINCARE PRODUCTS

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: Anytime

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Start learning today in this virtual pre-recorded class!

Learn to make your very own highly effective, plant-based, facial beauty products from scratch in this online class. In this class we are going to tackle fine lines and wrinkles, dryness, dullness, oiliness, uneven skin tone, pigmentation, loss of firmness, elasticity and more. Learn to make distinctively different formulations:

Hydrating Face Mist (retail value $38+)Regenerating Hyaluronic Cream (retail value $80+)Revitalizing Face Polish (retail value $38+)Firming & Brightening Rejuvenation Serum (retail value $58+)

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DIPLOMA COURSE IN NATURAL SKINCARE - 24 HOURS OF LEARNING

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: Anytime

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Start learning today in this virtual pre-recorded class!

Learn how to formulate and make your own beauty products in this popular, prerecorded online learning series with Marla Bosworth, owner of Back Porch Soap Company. Learn at your own pace in this package that includes eight online classes (more than 24 hours of learning).

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MASTERING THE ART OF ESSENTIAL OIL BLENDING

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: Anytime

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

In this two-hour online class you will learn how to design your very own unique blends of essential oils for candles, soaps, perfumes and other indie beauty products. Learn about essential oils you may never have considered using in your blends, how to tweak based on various skincare/soaps/candles/perfumes you make, and other blending techniques from essential oil alchemist and owner of Back Porch Soap Company, Marla Bosworth. Marla will share 23 years of experience in this workshop to guide you in blending essential oils to create your own signature blends.

Learn more: https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1168

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NATURAL SKINCARE FORMULATION & BUSINESS COACHING

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: Anytime

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

This is a one-to-one mentorship program in natural skincare formulating and business coaching conducted via live Zoom sessions. 

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Hands-on Soap, Candle and Skincare Production Runs

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
New York, NY

Date & Time: By Appointment

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Hands-on production runs of bar and liquid soaps, candles and skincare products. Sessions are customized to your requirements. Please inquire for more information.

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Hands-on Soap, Candle and Skincare Production Runs

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
Fort Collins, CO

Date & Time: By Appointment

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Hands-on production runs of bar and liquid soaps, candles and skincare products with Marla Bosworth in Colorado. Sessions are customized to your requirements. Please inquire for more information.

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NATURAL SKINCARE FORMULATION & BUSINESS COACHING

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
New York, NY

Date & Time: By Appointment

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Learn to make your own natural beauty skincare, soaps and/or candles in this private session with indie beauty expert Marla Bosworth. Marla will share 24 years of formulating and business experience tailored to you and/or your group's requirements.

If you require a specialized 3-hour session please reach out and we will customize a private learning session just for you.

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How to Formulate and Legally Sell Hemp CBD Skincare Products

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: Anytime

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

This online 5-hour course simplifies the confusing hemp CBD skincare market. Learn at your own pace in this one-of-a-kind class, offering students in-depth training including formulas, formulating guidelines and dosing, labeling requirements, marketing suggestions, connections to resources and recommended suppliers, legalities, market opportunities, pricing and much more. 

CBD topicals offer incredible growth opportunities for your current or soon-to-be launched skincare brand. The CBD market has a CAGR forecast of 22.2% from 2019 to 2025, which is one of the fastest growing segments of the beauty industry. Learn more: https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1497

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Private Cosmetics, Soapmaking and Candlemaking Session in Colorado

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
Fort Collins, CO

Date & Time: By Appointment

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Learn how to use plants and other organic, natural ingredients to make soaps, candles and cosmetics from scratch. Classes are held in Fort Collins, Colorado or for an additional fee we can travel to your location.

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8-Week Business Strategies Mentorship Program with Marla Bosworth

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: By Appointment

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

What would you like to accomplish in the next 8 weeks? What if you had an insightful coach working alongside you to keep you on track? What do you dream of creating between now and the start of 2022? If this is you, we need to to connect!

In this 8-week mentorship program we will work together to set clear, definable goals. Areas include adding services to your business, how to gain internet visibility and traction, increasing orders and cross-selling, avoiding or quickly overcoming business bottlenecks, considering creative business funding possibilities, personal and business accountability, formulation guidance, connection to my vast network in the beauty industry, business opportunities, growth strategies, potential collaborations with other brands, internet marketing and visibility, lead generation, building your audience, and straight-forward guidance in staying true as you build your indie beauty brand.

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Brand New Natural Anti-aging Skincare Formulations

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: Anytime

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Ready to launch a skincare line for the face that will rival any national brand? You will love the formulas in this class!

The ingredients used in this class range from actives, antioxidants, emulsifiers, plant oils, peptides, collagen, hyaluronic acid, plant botanicals, seaweed/marine extracts, natural preservatives and more.  These products are intended for all skin types. 

You will learn to make four fabulous face products that rival leading products on the market today:

Regenerative Face SerumEye Firming and Brightening TreatmentBotanical CleanserNight Treatment Cream

These products are intended to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, give a more youthful and radiant appearance to the skin, illuminate and refine the skin, fade scars and dark spots, help puffiness and under eye darkness. You'll learn how to firm, tone and smooth your skin and much more.

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2022 SOAP, CANDLE AND SKINCARE BUSINESS STRATEGY PRIVATE COACHING SESSION

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: By Appointment

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Ready to strategize your goals and profitability for 2022? In this one-hour, Zoom coaching and mentorship consultation, Marla Bosworth will share her experience with 24 years in the beauty business to help you with your business strategies for 2022.

Marla will key in on opportunities that you may be overlooking, and areas to save you time, money and frustration. She has a wealth of knowledge in time management, scaling product manufacturing, product positioning, business strategies, marketing, private label, wholesale, retail stores, retail shows, trade shows, product formulation, teaching workshops, corporate events and more.

In this personalized session Marla will discuss your business, products and services. What are areas that perhaps you need to let go? What are opportunities you may not have even considered that feel more in alignment with you and your brand? Marla will simplify and prioritize the direction and steps to take and an overview of action. 

Learn more here: https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1242

 

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LAUNCH AND GROW YOUR SOAP & CANDLE BRAND

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: Anytime

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

All has changed on in the candle, skincare and soap market post COVID, from changing sales and marketing tactics to how we run our business with rising shipping and cost of goods prices. Many indie beauty brands are now struggling to stay in business. Come learn valuable insights that will get your business on a fast-track for growth and save you money. This class was recorded on June 28, 2022. Upon signup students will receive lifetime access.


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Cold Process Soap Making Class, Fort Collins, Colorado

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
Fort Collins, CO

Date & Time: 07/20/2022 10 a.m. - 12:30

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Join Marla Bosworth for this one-of-a-kind, organic cold process soapmaking training in this hands-on, in-person workshop in Fort Collins, Colorado. Students will training from Marla, a master soapmaker with 24 years of experience.


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Candle Making Class in Colorado

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
Fort Collins, CO

Date & Time: 08/13/2022 9 - 11:30 a.m.

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Beginner through Advanced Intermediate Class 

This is a 2.5-hour, hands-on, candlemaking workshop taught by Marla Bosworth. Students learn how design their own natural wax candles. In addition to the in-person workshop, students will receive lifetime access to a supplemental recorded virtual candlemaking class. It is helpful, but not required, to view the online class prior to the workshop. 

Much thought and consideration should go into developing a line of candles. Marla has been manufacturing and selling candles for 24 years and will cover the many natural waxes on the market, how to determine which wax is right for you, how to create safe candles, getting cold and hot throws, colors, testing, insurance/liability requirements, labeling requirement, resources for packaging (containers, boxes, labels, wax/wicks, colorants) and more.


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Cold Process Soap Making Class, Fort Collins, Colorado

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
Fort Collins, CO

Date & Time: 08/13/2022 1 - 3:30 p.m.

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Join Marla Bosworth for this one-of-a-kind, organic cold process soapmaking training in this hands-on, in-person workshop in Fort Collins, Colorado. Students will training from Marla, a master soapmaker with 24 years of experience.


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Organic Skincare, Soap and Candle Making Diploma Course

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
Fort Collins, CO

Date & Time: 08/13/2022 9 a.m.

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Make Your Own Beauty is a weekend diploma program on in Fort Collins, Coloardo that will get your current indie beauty business or the one you've dreamed about owning off of the ground. Class dates for this session are August 13-14, 2022.

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Herbal Lotion Bars, Body Butters, Body Scrubs and Lip Balms

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
Fort Collins, CO

Date & Time: 08/14/2022 9 - 11:30 a.m.

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Learn how to make four amazing healing skincare products. They are perfect to add to your skincare line/business or to make for yourself. We will be using plants (dried botanicals, nut and seed butters, plant oils, essential oils and culinary ingredients). These are some of the most popular, high-margin and most loved products by our own customers! 

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Launch and Grow Your Soap and Candle Brand.

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
Fort Collins, CO

Date & Time: 08/14/2022 1 - 3:30 p.m.

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Learn how to make your candle, soap, skincare or haircare brand more visible, gain new customers and increase sales.

A once predictable market segment has changed due to uprooted lifestyle patterns from new ways consumers shop to increased self-care. Retailers and consumers are searching for relevant, emerging, innovative and meaningful brands that don’t run-of-the-mill products. In this class students will learn how to apply market shifts to their own brand to thrive in this competitive marketplace for soaps, candles as well as skin and haircare.

This business class is focused on accelerating growth and profitability through marketing and sales, as well as ways to efficiently scale your business. This class is jam-packed full of sage business advice from Marla Bosworth, who has owned two brick-and-mortar storefronts, managed a nationwide team of sales reps for her beauty brand, exhibited at major trade shows throughout the U.S. and sold to major retailers including Whole Foods. 

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Weeklong Organic Skincare, Soap and Candle Making Diploma Course

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
New York, NY

Date & Time: 09/19/2022 6-8:30 p.m.

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Make Your Own Beauty is a 5-evening diploma program on the Upper West Side of New York City that will get your current indie beauty business or the one you've dreamed about owning off of the ground. 

 


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Cold Process Soap Making Class in New York City

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
New York, NY

Date & Time: 09/21/2022 6 - 8:30 pm

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Join Marla Bosworth for this one-of-a-kind, organic cold process soapmaking training in this hands-on, in-person workshop in New York City. Students will training from Marla, a master soapmaker with 24 years of experience.

Students will gain lifetime access to the recorded classes on how to formulate soap recipes, advice and tips on ingredients and supplies needed, safety precautions, scaling up your soapmaking, cutting soaps, packaging, soap recipes, a valuable class handout with supplier list and more.


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Design Your Own Reed Diffusers and Room Sprays

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
New York, NY

Date & Time: 09/22/2022 6-8:30 p.m.

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Learn how to create beautiful, customized reed diffusers and room sprays in this 2.5-hour, hands-on workshop taught by a master fragrance formulator with 24 years experience. Students will blend their own natural scents using essential oils and natural fragrances.. If you are interested in making diffusers and room sprays to sell or as a craft for gifts or favors, this class is for you.


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https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1657

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Candle Making Class in New York City

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
New York, NY

Date & Time: 09/23/2022 6-8:30 p.m.

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Beginner through Advanced Intermediate Class 

This is a 3-hour, hands-on, candlemaking workshop taught by Marla Bosworth. Students learn how design their own natural wax candles. In addition to the in-person workshop, students will receive lifetime access to a supplemental recorded virtual candlemaking class. It is helpful, but not required, to view the online class prior to the workshop. 

Much thought and consideration should go into developing a line of candles. Marla has been manufacturing and selling candles for 24 years and will cover the many natural waxes on the market, how to determine which wax is right for you, how to create safe candles, getting cold and hot throws, colors, testing, insurance/liability requirements, labeling requirement, resources for packaging (containers, boxes, labels, wax/wicks, colorants) and more.


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