A+ Soapmaking Studio

7301 Mount Vernon St
Lemon Grove, CA 91945

Contact: Kerri Mixon
Phone: (619) 668-1435
Email:
Website: http://www.SoapmakingStudio.com

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

Online Classes - Scheduled

Sunday, October 7, 2018

ONLINE Water Substitution in Soapmaking

Oktoberfest Edition: We will make soap cupcakes with canned pumpkin, beer, and milk! Learn the dangers and secret techniques of substituting other fluids for the water portion of cold and hot process soapmaking. Students learn how to safely replace water with beer, yogurt, fresh milk, fresh juices, puréed fruits or vegetables, herbal infusions, and hydrosols. Attend in person or online.

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In-Person Classes

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Liquid Soapmaking Class

Noon-3:30 pm - Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, 91945, San Diego, CA

This class covers the various difficulties faced by home soapmakers who strive for a truly clear liquid soap. Specific class topics include safety, formulating soap recipes with potassium hydroxide, and the different choices of soapmaking oils, fragrance materials, and colorants. This class also covers shampoo, bubble bath, and making sodium-free liquid soap safe for greywater systems. Each student receives a sample bottle of liquid soap made in the class. Attend in person or online.

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Sunday, October 7, 2018

Water Substitution in Soapmaking

1:00-3:30 p.m. - Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, 91945, San Diego, CA

Oktoberfest Edition: We will make soap cupcakes with canned pumpkin, beer, and milk! Learn the dangers and secret techniques of substituting other fluids for the water portion of cold and hot process soapmaking. Students learn how to safely replace water with beer, yogurt, fresh milk, fresh juices, puréed fruits or vegetables, herbal infusions, and hydrosols. Attend in person or online.

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Bath Bomb Class

Noon-3:30 pm - Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, 91945, San Diego, CA

Learn how to make bath bombs, bath fizzy tablets, bath fizzy powder, and bath salts. This class includes the chemistry behind the effervescent fizzing reaction, a superior formulation for bath bombs, and the advanced technique used to create bath fizzies without oils, so they will not leave a dangerously greasy bathtub. Students make and take home 3 different types of bath treatments. Attend in person or online.

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Sunday, October 28, 2018

Soap Salvage through Rebatching

1:00-3:00 pm - Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, 91945, San Diego, CA

Learn to create beautiful, new bars of soap by rebatching old scraps and failed batches. Safely learn to neutralize lye-heavy soap or introduce additional lye to oily soap. View a soap rebatching demonstration and learn to improve soap through rebatching and the addition of fresh organic juices, vitamins, and antioxidants. Each student receives a bar of hot process soap rebatched during the class. Attend in person or online.

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Sunday, November 4, 2018

Beginning Cold Process Soapmaking

Noon-4:30 pm - Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, 91945, San Diego, CA

Soapmaking 101 is a beginning soapmaking class to teach students to make soap by hand at home. After learning soapmaking safety, students learn to formulate soap recipes and calculate lye quantities without using a "lye calculator." The objective of this class is to have students understand saponification values and be comfortable creating their own soap recipes at home. Students make cold process soap during the class session and take home a bar. Attend in person or online.

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By Appointment

CERTIFIED SOAPMAKER TESTING for HSCG MEMBERS

- Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, 91945, San Diego, CA

The Soapmaking Studio is available as a certification exam proctor location for HSCG members who are able to come to San Diego, California. The Soapmaking Studio does NOT charge for this member service. Call the Soapmaking Studio to schedule an exam date and time: (619) 668-1435.
Regular business hours for certification exams:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 am to 5 pm.
Saturdays: 9 am to 4 pm.
Tuesdays and Thursdays: CLOSED.

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Private Consultation with Kerri Mixon

- Soapmaking Studio, 7301 Mount Vernon St, Lemon Grove, 91945, San Diego, CA

Schedule a private consultation session with 16th generation soapmaker Kerri Mixon. This well-known Master Soapmaker is available at your convenience. Receive advice and instruction in product formulation, product development and testing, quality control and shelf life, branding, labeling, marketing, and sales. Consultations in person, via phone, or online. Call for appointment: (619) 668-1435.

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