468 Totowa Avenue, Suite 3KPaterson, NJ 07522
Offering hands on learning in Northern New Jersey and Annapolis, MD.
10:00 a.m. - Nyah Studio - 78 John Miller Way, Suite 227, Kearny, NJ
In this workshop we will learn how to make a range of exquisite soaps. We will begin by discovering the history and chemistry of soapmaking, and the safety practices required to manufacture soap. We will then get hands-on instruction in soapmaking using sodium hydroxide with the cold process method. We will explore how to unleash our creativity by customizing our soaps with colors, fragrances and/or essential oils; learn how to create luxurious soaps using alternative liquids such as Goat’s Milk
See complete details (opens in a new tab or window).
2:00 p.m. - Nyah Studio - 78 John Miller Way, Suite 227, Kearny
In this workshop you will learn how to formulate and make luxurious cream soaps. Cream soaps have long been used for shaving soap but can also be used as a hand and body soap including facial soaps. They are formulated with a blend of potassium and sodium hydroxides.
2:00 pm - 78 John Miller Way Nyah Studio, Kearny, NJ
10:00 a.m. - Ridgely Retreat 203 Ridgely Avenue , Annapolis, MD
2:00 pm - Nyah Studio - 78 John Miller Way, Suite 227, Kearny, NJ
With candles being used in 7 out of 10 households there is no wonder why you don’t want to learn how to make candles. In this 3 hour hands on class students will learn to craft custom candles using soy, gel and soy blend waxes. We also learn how to: choose wax, use fragrance, source ingredients, use colorants.
We are all familiar with them; cocoa, shea and mango. In this session you will learn how to make body butters; whipped and in solid forms. We will explore how to prepare them and the different options for presentation.During this class you will make preservative free and non-water based body moisturizers. Using rich butters and oils such as shea, cocoa and coconut these body moisterizers will renew even the driest of skin.
2:00 p.m. - Nyah Studio - 78 John Miller Way, Suite 227, Kearny, NJ
Skin moisturizers are one of the #1 cosmetics sold but not all of them are created equal. Learn hands-on how to make luxurious creams and lotions with ingredients that nurture the skin. Understand why preservatives are needed, how to label your lotions for resale, the benefits and properties of oils, the ingredients needed to make lotions and creams, where you can buy your ingredients, and much more.
1:00 pm - Nyah Studio - 78 John Miller Way, Suite 227, Kearny, NJ
Expand your handmade beauty and skin care to custom bath fizzies, bath salts, body scrubs and other tub treats. In this hands on class you will learn how to make these simple treats with basic ingredients from your cupboard. These simple bath treats are great to make for yourself or make as gifts for others.
2:00 p.m. - Ridgely Retreat 203 Ridgely Avenue , Annapolis, MD
The day will be split up into three sessions. Session One: Hot Process Soap Making (Bars) (10 am - 12 pm) - no more waiting 3-4 weeks to use your soaps. Learn how to craft your bar soaps with a more textured look and feel. Session Two: Translucent Soap (1-3 pm) - learn hot to make translucent bar soaps from scratch. They are not melt and pour soaps aka glycerin soaps but light is able to pass through. Session Three: Liquid Soap (3-5 pm) - learn to create your own sulfate free liquids soaps,