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
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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
10:00 a.m. - 203 Ridgely Avenue , Annapolis, MD
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 - 203 Ridgely Avenue, Annapolis, MD
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.
10:00 a.m. - Ridgely Retreat 203 Ridgely Avenue , Annapolis, MD