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 create your own soaps, candles, skincare and haircare products with Marla Bosworth in New York City, the Midwest (Springfield, Illinois), and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Marla travels and teaches across the U.S. Please reach out if you would like us to speak or host an event for your audience. 

Join us and learn from 21 years experience making plant-based skincare products and educating the indie business industry.

Online Classes - Available Anytime

ONLINE CLASS: 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 21-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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ONLINE CLASS: BESTSELLING, 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 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. 

https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1039

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ONLINE CLASS: BESTSELLING, NATURAL SHAMPOOS & CONDITIONERS

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 20 years. 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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ONLINE CLASS: 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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ONLINE CLASS: BESTSELLING FACE & BODY CREAMS

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.

For more info please visit our website: https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1095

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ONLINE: HOW TO RUN A SUCCESSFUL BATH & BODY BUSINESS

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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In-Person Classes

Monday, August 19, 2019

Awaken The Alchemist Within Certificate Course, NYC - (Aug. 19-23)

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

Awaken The Alchemist Within is an 5-evening intensive, certificate program on the Upper West Side of NYC that will get your current indie beauty business or the one you've dreamed about owning off of the ground.

Students will gain hands-on training in soapmaking, candlemaking, skincare formulation and entrepreneurship with Marla Bosworth, founder and owner of Back Porch Soap Company. Marla has 21 years of indie beauty industry experience and 30 years of retail, market research, entrepreneurial and business expertise.

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

MASTERING THE ART OF ESSENTIAL OIL BLENDING FOR CANDLES, SOAPS + SKINCARE

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

This is a workshop on how to design your own essential oils and natural fragrances to create unique blends for your candles, soaps, perfumes and other indie beauty products. You'll learn blending techniques from master essential oil alchemist and owner of Back Porch Soap Company, Marla Bosworth. Marla will share 21 years of experience in this workshop to guide you in blending essential oils and natural fragrance oils (essential oil and synthetic combinations) to create signature blends.

For more info click here: https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1211

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Stepping Fully Into The Power of Your Soul Destiny

6-8:30 p.m. - Upper West Side, New York City, NY

What are you holding back to create for the world? Where are you out of alignment when you are around others or perhaps in what you are currently offering to your customers or clients? Or perhaps you are in the beginning stages of launching a new product or service. How would it feel to be fully supported as you allow yourself to create your fully-aligned products or services? Where have you allowed resistance to play an integral part in your stories, your life patterns?  We will open up to divine guidance for soul destiny messages, guidance and much more in this exciting class.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

ORGANIC COLD PROCESS SOAP IMMERSIVE

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

This is a 3-hour, hands-on, immersive soapmaking workshop offered master soapmaker, Marla Bosworth. In this class students will learn how to use plants and other organic, natural ingredients to make soap from scratch using the cold process method. Each student will design and create their own batch of soap to take home (which equates to eight bars when cut).

What makes this class special? With Marla's guidance of 21 years of soapmaking, you will learn to create your own recipes and design your very own batch of soap in class. Students receive valuable recipes and a detailed class handout.

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Friday, August 23, 2019

DESIGN YOUR OWN NATURAL CANDLES WORKSHOP

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

Join Back Porch Soap Company owner Marla Bosworth and learn to design your own soy and coconut wax candles. Marla will share her expertise in blending fragrances that provide beautiful hot and cold "throw" and aroma. Marla has been manufacturing and selling candles for 21 years.

This workshop is intended for students to have fun exploring different scents while creating their very own candles. Students will choose their own scents and colors for each candle - one for soy wax, and one for coconut wax. If you are developing a line of candles note that there is much research and education that needs to happen prior to selling and launching your candle line for the safety of consumers and for the liability of yourself and your business. 

https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1177

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Learn to Make Your Own Plant-Based Beauty Products, 5-Evening Course

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

Awaken The Alchemist Within is an 5-evening intensive, certificate 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. Class dates for this session are September 23-27.

Learn more: https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1223

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

ORGANIC COLD PROCESS SOAP IMMERSIVE

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

This is a 3-hour, hands-on, immersive soapmaking workshop offered master soapmaker, Marla Bosworth. In this class students will learn how to use plants and other organic, natural ingredients to make soap from scratch using the cold process method. Each student will design and create their own batch of soap to take home (which equates to eight bars when cut).

What makes this class special? With Marla's guidance of 21 years of soapmaking, you will learn to create your own recipes and design your very own batch of soap in class. Students receive valuable recipes and a detailed class handout.

Learn more: https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1214

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

DESIGN YOUR OWN NATURAL CANDLES WORKSHOP

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

Join Back Porch Soap Company owner Marla Bosworth and learn to design your own soy and coconut wax candles. Marla will share her expertise in blending fragrances that provide beautiful hot and cold "throw" and aroma. Marla has been manufacturing and selling candles for 21 years.

This workshop is intended for students to have fun exploring different scents while creating their very own candles. Students will choose their own scents and colors for each candle - one for soy wax, and one for coconut wax. If you are developing a line of candles note that there is much research and education that needs to happen prior to selling and launching your candle line for the safety of consumers and for the liability of yourself and your business. 

Learn more: https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1185

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By Appointment

Design Your Own Custom Essential Oil Blend

- Upper West Side, New York, NY

Design your own custom essential oil blend in this private, magical alchemy session with Marla Bosworth. Marla will guide you to intuitively select from 20 essential oils as you create your very own, divinely-guided intention signature blend. 

Learn more: https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1204

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Private Soapmaking Session in New York City

- Upper West Side, New York, NY

This is a private 2.5 hour, hands-on, immersive soapmaking workshop taught by master soapmaker, Marla Bosworth. In this class up to four students will learn how to use plants and other organic, natural ingredients to make soap from scratch using the cold process method. Please contact us if you have more than four students for additional pricing.

Each student will bring out their inner alchemist by making their own batch of soap from scratch. You'll select wildcrafted botanicals as well as create your own essential oil blend.

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