Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

711 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10025

Contact: marla@backporchsoap.com
Phone: 7819348100

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Website: http://www.backporchsoap.com

Online and in-person workshops on how to formulate soap and cosmetics with Marla Bosworth. Join us and learn from 20 years experience in the indie business industry.

Online Classes - Available Anytime

Learn to Make Bestselling, Herbal Body Butters, Balms & Salves

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 20-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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LEARN TO MAKE ALL-NATURAL SHOWER, BODY AND FACE WASHES

Do 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 20-year 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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NATURAL SHAMPOOS & CONDITIONERS ONLINE FORMULATION 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 more than a decade. 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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LEARN TO MAKE PROFESSIONAL, NATURAL SOY AND COCONUT WAX CANDLES WITH ESSENTIAL OILS

Want to launch your line of professional, natural soy and coconut wax candles and lotion candles with essential oils? Learn about new waxes on the market, recommended wicks, containers, safety precautions, equipment and much more in this online class with candle making expert, Marla Bosworth. Learn at your own pace, from the comfort of home!

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In-Person Classes

Friday, November 16, 2018

Natural Soy and Coconut Wax Candle Workshop

6-9 p.m. - Upper West Side, New York City, NY

The holidays are upon us and it's a great time to learn how to make coconut and soy wax candles to give as gifts or to sell. Natural-wax candles are a wonderful addition to any indie beauty line or as a launch product. As you know, they add incredible warmth, fragrance and charm to any environment. In this workshop you will learn how to create candles in various sizes and containers. If you are interested in making candles for gifts or favors, this class is for you too!

Join green beauty cosmetic scientist, Marla Bosworth, and learn to formulate your own vegetable wax candles.

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Monday, January 28, 2019

5-Day Bath and Body University Intensive Training - New York City

6-9 p.m. - Upper West Side, New York City, NY

Ready to launch your organic skincare or soap brand? This is an immersive, five-evening training program in New York City the week of January 28-February 1. Students will train in areas of soapmaking, haircare products, candlemaking, incense making and more. Students will receive a certificate of completion and a private hour Skype or phone session with Marla as a followup to the course.

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Sacred Space: The Art of Incense Making with Marla Bosworth

6-9 p.m. - Upper West Side, New York, NY

This will be a magical evening of discovering the ancient alchemist within as we journey into the magical world of incense making with resins, woods and botanicals.

This class is an aromatherapy journey experience with ancient and sacred botanicals, facilitated by Marla Bosworth. Students will learn how to create synergy between the elements and create loose and cone incense.

We will discuss how to create an aromatic, tranquil haven for yourself and others.

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Hair Styling Products and Treatments with Marla Bosworth

6-9 p.m. - Upper West Side, New York, NY

This course is Organic * Vegan * Cruelty-Free 

This is a 3-hour, hands-on, immersive haircare class offered by 20-year cosmetic formulator, Marla Bosworth. In this class students will learn how to use plants and other organic, natural ingredients to make haircare styling and treatments from scratch.

Students will learn to make four haircare products: curling creams, hair masques, hair oil treatments and a conditioning treatment to encourage restoration and growth to problem hair. Marla will teach in-depth so students gain an understanding of how to tweak recipes to their desired hair type. 

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Cold Process Soap Immersive with Marla Bosworth

6-9 p.m. - Upper West Side, New York, NY

This is a 3-hour, hands-on, immersive soapmaking workshop offered by 20-year soapmaster, Marla Bosworth. In this class students will learn how to use plants and other organic, natural ingredients to make their own batch of soap from scratch using the cold process method.

Students will create their very own batch of soap. With Marla's guidance, you will select botancials, colorants and your very own essential oil blend for your magical soap creation. 

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Friday, February 1, 2019

Natural Soy and Coconut Wax Candle Workshop

6-9 p.m. - Upper West Side, New York City, NY

The holidays are upon us and it's a great time to learn how to make coconut and soy wax candles to give as gifts or to sell. Natural-wax candles are a wonderful addition to any indie beauty line or as a launch product. As you know, they add incredible warmth, fragrance and charm to any environment. In this workshop you will learn how to create candles in various sizes and containers. If you are interested in making candles for gifts or favors, this class is for you too!

Join green beauty cosmetic scientist, Marla Bosworth, and learn to formulate your own vegetable wax candles.

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By Appointment

Cold Process Soapmaking in Teton Valley, Idaho

- Victor, Idaho, ID

Learn to make soap with master soapmaker, Marla Bosworth. Contact us to arrange an itinerary for your private or group soapmaking experience! We are happy to make lodging suggestions if you are visiting from out of town. 

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Private Natural Perfumery Workshop in Teton Valley, Idaho

- Teton Valley Idaho, Private Location, Victor, ID

Learn the art of creating natural perfumes with natural perfumer and cosmetic formulator, Marla Bosworth. Contact us to arrange an itinerary for your private or group perfume blending experience! We are happy to make lodging suggestions if you are visiting from out of town. 
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IN-PERSON BUSINESS OR FORMULATION CONSULTING

- Private Studio, Jackson, WY

Interested in private consultation for your indie beauty company? You'll work together with Marla Bosworth who is well-known in the beauty industry for solid advice and consulting for soapmakers and beauty product entrepreneurs. With 20 years of soap business experience and 30 years as a market research and retail expert, she is at your service for in-studio private consulting in New York City. For an additional fee, Marla may travel to your location (please inquire for details). This is perfect for the entrepreneur looking to develop their own line as well as for seasoned beauty businesses to step up production, add new products, or gather at a retreat location to building their business strategy.

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IN-PERSON BUSINESS OR FORMULATION CONSULTING

- Upper West Side, New York City, NY

Interested in private consultation for your indie beauty company? You'll work together with Marla Bosworth who is well-known in the beauty industry for solid advice and consulting for soapmakers and beauty product entrepreneurs. With 20 years of soap business experience and 30 years as a market research and retail expert, she is at your service for in-studio private consulting in New York City. For an additional fee, Marla may travel to your location (please inquire for details). This is perfect for the entrepreneur looking to develop their own line as well as for seasoned beauty businesses to step up production, add new products, or gather at a retreat location to building their business strategy.

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