Back Porch Soap Company, LLC

Upper West Side
New York, NY, NY 10025

Contact: marla@backporchsoap.com
Phone: 7819348100

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Website: https://www.backporchsoap.com

Marla Bosworth coaches entrepreneurs on how to connect and create deeper through the path of their own soul. Marla creates and teaches beauty formulation workshops and wellness events in New York City and across the U.S.

In addition, Marla teaches online and in-person classes on how to create organic, plant-based soaps, candles, skincare and haircare products with Marla Bosworth in New York City, the Midwest, and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. 

Please call or email if you would like us to speak or host an event for your audience or customize a corporate event for your employees. She has 30 years experience in retail and marketing and 22 years formulating plant-based beauty products with her business, Back Porch Soap Company.

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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PLANT-BASED, ORGANIC FACIAL BEAUTY PRODUCTS

Learn to make your very own highly effective, plant-based, facial beauty products from scratch in this online class. In this class we are going to tackle fine lines and wrinkles, dryness, dullness, oiliness, uneven skin tone, pigmentation, loss of firmness, elasticity and more. Learn to make distinctively different formulations:

Hydrating Face Mist (retail value $38+)
Regenerating Hyaluronic Cream (retail value $80+)
Revitalizing Face Polish (retail value $38+)
Firming & Brightening Rejuvenation Serum (retail value $58+)

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Online Plant-based Beauty Formulation Series

Learn how to formulate and make your own beauty products and candles in this widely popular online learning series with Marla Bosworth, owner of Back Porch Soap Company. This package includes seven online classes (more than 22 hours of learning). This package includes:

How to Run a Successful Bath and Body Business Webinar.
Body and Face Washes Class
Creams and Lotions Class
Anti-aging Products Class
Candlemaking Class
Herbal Body Butters, Salves and Balms Class
Natural Shampoos and Conditioners Class

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NEW LIVE CLASS: THE ART OF ESSENTIAL OIL BLENDING - FEB. 25

Join us for a live, online class February 25 and learn how to design your very own unique blends of essential oils and natural fragrances for candles, soaps, perfumes and other indie beauty products. You'll interact with Marla Bosworth as you learn about essential oils you may never have considered using in your blends, how to tweak based on applications, and other blending techniques. Marla will share 22 years of essential oil blending experience to guide you in creating your own signature blends.

This class will be recorded so if you can't make the "live" timeframe you will get the link in a followup email afterwards.

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In-Person Classes

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Masterclass with Marla: Cold Process Soapmaking Intensive

9 a.m. - Noon - Centennial Park, Springfield, IL

This is a 3-hour, hands-on, soapmaking workshop taught by master soapmaker, Marla Bosworth. In this small, intimate class of only four students, you will learn how to create your own recipes by understanding why we use plant oils and butters and at which percentages, water discounting, working with colors, incorporating liquids such as alcohol, juice, coffee and more, packaging option and more. Each student will make their own batch of soap and take home the equivalent of 8 bars. Stay for the day and take our afternoon essential oil blending workshop!

https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1162

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Masterclass with Marla: The Art of Essential Oil Blending

1 - 4 p.m. - Centennial Park, Springfield, IL

This is a workshop on how to design your own unique blends of essential oils and natural fragrances to for 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 22 years of experience in this workshop to guide you in blending essential oils and natural fragrances to create signature blends.

Learn more: https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1333

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Sunday, March 8, 2020

Masterclass with Marla: DESIGN YOUR OWN NATURAL CANDLES

9 a.m. - Noon - Centennial Park, Springfield, IL

This is a 3-hour, hands-on, candlemaking workshop taught by Marla Bosworth. This is a small class where you will learn how design your own natural wax candles.

Much thought and consideration should go into developing a line of candles. Marla has been manufacturing and selling candles for 22 years and will cover natural waxes on the market, how to determine which is right for you, how to create safe candles, getting cold and hot throws, colors, testing, liability, legal requirements and much more.

Learn more: https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1161

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Masterclass with Marla: GROWING YOUR BEAUTY, SOAP + CANDLE BRAND

1 - 4 p.m. - Centennial Park, Springfield, IL

In this 3-hour class we will take a look at where you are being asked to "deepen" in your life. Many of us are being asked to live more authentically. We will discuss how to determine what is or is not working in your current business or where you may be limiting yourself (this applies to soon-to-be launched businesses too), be proactive with collaborations, find and align with your tribe, offer services and more. We will also talk about an often overlooked area of business - your own personal energy and what may be holding you and your business back. One of the many takeaways from this workshop is how to find your own "center" to stay true to yourself and your brand through the days and years ahead as you grow.

Learn more: https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1334

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Make Your Own Beauty Certificate Course; 5 Evenings in New York City Soapmaking, Candlemaking & More

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

Make Your Own Beauty is a 5-evening 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.

Students immerse in five classes of soap making, candle making, essential oil blending, and plant-based skincare formulation training with Marla Bosworth, founder and owner of Back Porch Soap Company.

Learn more: https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1313

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PLANT-BASED NATURAL SHAMPOO & CONDITIONER WORKSHOP in New York City

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

Learn to make your very own natural haircare products in an educational, evening workshop with clean beauty cosmetic formulator Marla Bosworth.  Save yourself time and money by skipping formulator fees in addition to costly mistakes formulating these products. Marla brings these tried and true salon-qualty formulas to you in simple explanation and she discusses in detail formulation guidelines. These formulas have been tested and approved by salon professionals, former students and Marla's own customers. You may sell these formulas in your line, reformulate and tweak it, or produce the products simply for personal use or for gift-giving.

 

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

BODY BUTTERS, LOTION BARS + SCRUBS IN NEW YORK CITY

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

In this hands-on class in New York City students will learn how to infuse herbs, work with wildcrafted plants and leave knowing how to make their own skincare products. Come deepen your knowledge of how to incorporate healing plants into best-selling, easy-to-make skincare products.

Want to get started selling bath and body products or looking for new products to add to an existing line? These are among our best-selling and best-loved products by our own customers!  If you're looking for products that are easy to make and produce, require little shelf space, these are the ones! You can easily start selling within a few months. Marla Bosworth of Back Porch Soap Company will guide you on the business steps to get there if that's something you feel called to explore.

https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1328

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

COLD PROCESS SOAP WORKSHOP IN NEW YORK CITY

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

This is a 3-hour, hands-on, immersive soapmaking workshop in New York City. 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 out guidance 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=1314

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

DESIGN YOUR OWN NATURAL CANDLES WORKSHOP IN NEW YORK CITY

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

Join Back Porch Soap Company owner Marla Bosworth in New York City 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 22 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=1315

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Friday, March 27, 2020

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 22 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.

Learn More: https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1330

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By Appointment

March Private Soapmaking Session in New York City

- Upper West Side, New York, NY

This is a private 3 hour, hands-on, immersive soapmaking workshop taught by master soapmaker, Marla Bosworth. In this class up to two 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 from botanicals and colorants as well as creating your own essential oil blend.

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Private Soapmaking Session in Illinois

- Centennial Park Kitchen, Springfield, IL

This is a private 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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