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Back Porch Soap Company

Contact Information

Address
NY United States

Contact: Marla Bosworth
Email: info@backporchsoap.com
Phone: (781) 934-8100

Products/Services Offered

  • Soap
  • Cosmetics
  • Candles

Product Types

  • All Natural Soaps
  • Body Butters
  • Colored Soaps
  • Corporate Gifts
  • Creams
  • Custom Formulated Soaps
  • Facial Products
  • Gift Sets/Baskets
  • Herbal Soaps
  • Holiday Themed Soaps
  • Liquid Soap
  • Lotions
  • Novelty Cosmetic Products
  • Novelty Soap Products
  • Private Label Products
  • Scrubs & Exfoliants
  • Shampoo / Conditioner
  • Soaps for Wholesale
  • Unscented Cosmetics
  • Unscented Soaps
  • Wedding/Party Favors

Marla shares 25 years of soap, candle and cosmetic formulation through in-person and online classes. She is a soap, skincare and haircare formulator and indie beauty mentor. Featured in the NY Times, she leads corporate wellness and beauty events throughout the U.S. Her clients include NBC, Tik Tok, Ernst & Young, Dunkin' Donuts, Buzzfeed, New York Botanical Garden, General Electric, Xerox, American Express, LOLA NY and many more.

Marla's background as a market research analyst for the leading market research company now known as Forrester Research, she guided product development with such Fortune 500 companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Canon, Xerox and IBM. She has more than 30 years of expertise in Retail Sales, Business Development, Strategic Planning, Market Research, Product Development and Marketing.

Marla teaches entrepreneurial and beauty seminars at national conferences. She is a published author, having written several self-published books as well as articles for The Saponifier Magazine. In addition, she has been a guest speaker at the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild Conference and numerous industry events.

Upcoming Classes


Virtual Class: Organic Body Butters and Balms

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.

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1:1 Perfume Blending Experience in New York City

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
New York City, NY

Date & Time: By Appointment

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

In this 1:1 private class, students will design a customized perfume. You'll learn easy fragrance blending techniques from Marla Bosworth. She will share her decades of perfume blending experience in this workshop to simplify and guide you in blending your own essential oils and natural fragrances to create a signature blend.



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Virtual Class: Liquid Body and Face Soap/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. 

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Virtual Class: Shampoos and Conditioners Class

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 24 years. Now, experience an online class made for beginner through advanced indie beauty brands.

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Cold Process Soap Making Class

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
Fort Collins, CO

Date & Time: By Appointment

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Make your own batch of cold process soap in this hands-on, immersive soapmaking workshop in Fort Collins, Colorado by master soapmaker, Marla Bosworth. Students will learn how to use plants and other organic, natural ingredients to make soap from scratch using the cold process method. Students will design and create their own batch of soap to take home!



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Virtual Class: 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.

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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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Virtual Class: Natural Anti-aging 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.

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Virtual Natural Skincare Diploma Course - Start Today!

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: Anytime

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Start learning today in these virtual pre-recorded classes!

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 20 hours of learning).

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Virtual Class: 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 24 years of blending experience.

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8-Week

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 training and/or 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
Denver, 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 at your location 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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Virtual Class: How to Legally Formulate & Sell Hemp CBD Skincare

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. 

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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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12-Week Business Mentorship with 25-Year Industry Expert

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: By Appointment

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Ready to kick your business into success mode in three months with a mentor by your side? I'm a seasoned formulator and indie beauty coach who is passionate about mentoring entrepreneurs! Book a 15-minute free session and let's see if we are a good fit.

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1:1 Private Soap, Candle and Skincare Making Sessions - A Personalized, Zoom Experience!

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: By Appointment

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Ready to launch and new product but need expert formulating guidance? Perhaps it is a customized soap, candle, skincare, essential oil blend or another beauty or wellness product? In two, personalized 1:1 Zoom sessions, you will create your very own formula with Marla Bosworth.

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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. 

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Virtual Class: Launch and Grow Your Soap Business

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: Anytime

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Learn valuable insights that will get your business on a fast-track for growth and save you money. Watch as many times as you like, at your own pace!


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Get Your Website Ready for Holiday Sales! 1:1 Coaching

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Date & Time: By Appointment

Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

In this customized 2-hour session, Marla Bosworth will review your website and provide feedback during your live, recorded Zoom session to improve your overall customer experience. Is your website conveying the experience you desire for your customers? Need expert advise on what makes customers add to shopping cart and proceed through checkout? Are your product descriptions falling flat? Marla will bring your website to life and provide you with a detailed strategy on implementing changes.

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Weeklong Organic Skincare, Soap and Candle Making Diploma Training

Company: Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Address
New York, NY

Date & Time: 03/06/2023 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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