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

VIRTUAL CLASS: BESTSELLING HERBAL BODY BUTTERS, BALMS & SALVES

Start learning today in this virtual pre-recorded class! 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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VIRTUAL CLASS: BESTSELLING, ALL-NATURAL SHOWER, BODY AND FACE WASHES

Start learning today in this virtual pre-recorded class! Did 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. 

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VIRTUAL CLASS: BESTSELLING, NATURAL SHAMPOOS & CONDITIONERS

Start learning today in this virtual pre-recorded 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 22 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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VIRTUAL CLASS: BESTSELLING FACE & BODY CREAMS

Start learning today in this virtual pre-recorded class!

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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VIRTUAL: HOW TO RUN A SUCCESSFUL BATH & BODY BUSINESS

Start learning today in this virtual pre-recorded class!

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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VIRTUAL CLASS: ANTI-AGING NATURAL SKINCARE PRODUCTS

Start learning today in this virtual pre-recorded class!

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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VIRTUAL DIPLOMA COURSE IN NATURAL SKINCARE - 24 HOURS OF LEARNING

Start learning today in this virtual pre-recorded class!

Learn how to formulate and make your own beauty products and candles in this widely popular, prerecorded online learning series with Marla Bosworth, owner of Back Porch Soap Company. Learn at your own pace in this package that includes eight online classes (more than 24 hours of learning), including:

Mastering the Art of Essential Oil Blending
How to Run a Successful Bath and Body Business Webinar
Body and Face Washes Class
Creams and Lotions Class
Anti-aging Products Class
Herbal Body Butters, Salves and Balms Class
Natural Shampoos and Conditioners Class

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VIRTUAL CLASS: MASTERING THE ART OF ESSENTIAL OIL BLENDING

In this two-hour online class you will learn how to design your very own unique blends of essential oils for candles, soaps, perfumes and other indie beauty products. Learn about essential oils you may never have considered using in your blends, how to tweak based on various skincare/soaps/candles/perfumes you make, and other blending techniques from essential oil alchemist and owner of Back Porch Soap Company, Marla Bosworth. Marla will share 23 years of experience in this workshop to guide you in blending essential oils to create your own signature blends.

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NATURAL SKINCARE FORMULATION & BUSINESS COACHING

This is a one-to-one mentorship program in natural skincare formulating and business coaching conducted via live Zoom sessions. 

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ONLINE FORMULATING HEMP CBD SKINCARE COURSE

This online 5-hour course simplifies the confusing hemp CBD skincare market. Learn at your own pace in this one-of-a-kind class, offering students in-depth training including formulas, formulating guidelines and dosing, labeling requirements, marketing suggestions, connections to resources and recommended suppliers, legalities, market opportunities, pricing and much more. 

CBD topicals offer incredible growth opportunities for your current or soon-to-be launched skincare brand. The CBD market has a CAGR forecast of 22.2% from 2019 to 2025, which is one of the fastest growing segments of the beauty industry. 

Learn more: https://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1497

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Brand New Natural Anti-aging Skincare Formulations

Ready to launch a skincare line for the face that will rival any national brand? You will love the formulas in this class!

The ingredients used in this class range from actives, antioxidants, emulsifiers, plant oils, peptides, collagen, hyaluronic acid, plant botanicals, seaweed/marine extracts, natural preservatives and more.  These products are intended for all skin types. 

You will learn to make four fabulous face products that rival leading products on the market today:

Regenerative Face Serum
Eye Firming and Brightening Treatment
Botanical Cleanser
Night Treatment Cream

These products are intended to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, give a more youthful and radiant appearance to the skin, illuminate and refine the skin, fade scars and dark spots, help puffiness and under eye darkness. You'll learn how to firm, tone and smooth your skin and much more.

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In-Person Classes

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

MASTERCLASS: COLD PROCESS SOAPMAKING INTENSIVE WORKSHOP

6 - 8:30 pm - Upper West Side, New York, NY

Join Marla Bosworth for this one-of-a-kind, organic cold process soapmaking training in this hands-on, in-person workshop in New York City. Students will training from Marla, a master soapmaker with 24 years of experience.

Students will gain lifetime access to the recorded classes on how to formulate soap recipes, advice and tips on ingredients and supplies needed, safety precautions, scaling up your soapmaking, cutting soaps, packaging, soap recipes, a valuable class handout with supplier list and more.

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Saturday, January 8, 2022

NATURAL WAX CANDLE MAKING WORKSHOP

9-Noon - The Sweet Sea Stoodio, 200 Kennebec Street, Portland, ME

Learn how to create beautiful, customized candles in glass containers in this 3-hour, hands-on workshop taught by a master chandler. Students will blend their own scents and colors. If you are interested in making candles to sell or as a craft for gifts or favors, this class is for you.

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

MASTERCLASS: DESIGN YOUR OWN NATURAL WAX CANDLES

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

Beginner through Advanced Intermediate Class 

This is a 3-hour, hands-on, candlemaking workshop taught by Marla Bosworth. Students learn how design their own natural wax candles. In addition to the in-person workshop, students will receive lifetime access to a supplemental recorded virtual candlemaking class. It is helpful, but not required, to view the online class prior to the workshop. 

Much thought and consideration should go into developing a line of candles. Marla has been manufacturing and selling candles for 23 years and will cover the many natural waxes on the market, how to determine which wax is right for you, how to create safe candles, getting cold and hot throws, colors, testing, insurance/liability requirements, labeling requirement, resources for packaging (containers, boxes, labels, wax/wicks, colorants) and much more.

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 hands-on workshop you will make your own candles, learn how to create candles in glass containers, choose your own scents. If you are interested in making candles to sell or as a craft for gifts or favors, this class is for you!

 

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

MASTERCLASS: COLD PROCESS SOAPMAKING INTENSIVE WORKSHOP

6 - 8:30 pm - Upper West Side, New York, NY

Join Marla Bosworth for this one-of-a-kind, organic cold process soapmaking training in this hands-on, in-person workshop in New York City. Students will training from Marla, a master soapmaker with 24 years of experience.

Students will gain lifetime access to the recorded classes on how to formulate soap recipes, advice and tips on ingredients and supplies needed, safety precautions, scaling up your soapmaking, cutting soaps, packaging, soap recipes, a valuable class handout with supplier list and more.

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Monday, January 24, 2022

Make Your Own Beauty Diploma Program NYC, Jan. 24-28

6-9 p.m. - Upper West Side, New York, 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. Class dates for this session are January 24-28, 2022. Students are immersed in five in-depth classes of training ranging from soapmaking to skincare formulation with Marla Bosworth, founder and owner of Back Porch Soap Company. Marla has 24 years of indie beauty industry experience and 30 years of retail, market research, entrepreneurial and business expertise.

Classes are held from 6-9 p.m. at a convenient Upper West Side location just a block from the 1, 2 and 3 trains.

This course intensive is perfect for entrepreneurs who own a business as well as for budding entrepreneurs who are seeking training in the field of bath and beauty. Students receive a certificate of diploma. Check with your tax accountant, as this class fee, your travel and accommodation expenses and more could be tax deductible.

Marla has taught thousands of students from all over the U.S., Canada and many other countries including Mexico, the Caribbean, Costa Rica, U.K., Ireland, Turkey, Israel, Colombia, Ghana, South Africa, Germany, Chile, Guatemala, Ireland, Venezuela, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and many more.

 

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022

MASTERCLASS: NATURAL ANTI-AGING SKINCARE FOR WOMEN & MEN

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

In this masterclass, students will learn to formulate natural and effective anti-aging beauty products with ingredients and performance that rival top brands! Your instructor, Marla Bosworth, will lead this hands-on workshop. Learn to make incredible products for the face to add to your indie beauty business. By the end of class students will gain knowledge and understanding of how to formulate a variety of skincare products (water-based and oil-based) for various skin types.

We'll be making four fabulous face products. Marla will discuss preservatives required for selling products. Students will take home full-size products we make in class:

Regenerative Face Serum
Eye Firming and Brightening Treatment
Botanical Cleanser
Night Treatment Cream

 

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

MASTERCLASS: COLD PROCESS SOAPMAKING INTENSIVE WORKSHOP

6 - 8:30 pm - Upper West Side, New York, NY

Join Marla Bosworth for this one-of-a-kind, organic cold process soapmaking training in this hands-on, in-person workshop in New York City. Students will training from Marla, a master soapmaker with 24 years of experience.

Students will gain lifetime access to the recorded classes on how to formulate soap recipes, advice and tips on ingredients and supplies needed, safety precautions, scaling up your soapmaking, cutting soaps, packaging, soap recipes, a valuable class handout with supplier list and more.

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Thursday, January 27, 2022

MASTERCLASS: DESIGN YOUR OWN NATURAL WAX CANDLES

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

Beginner through Advanced Intermediate Class 

This is a 3-hour, hands-on, candlemaking workshop taught by Marla Bosworth. Students learn how design their own natural wax candles. In addition to the in-person workshop, students will receive lifetime access to a supplemental recorded virtual candlemaking class. It is helpful, but not required, to view the online class prior to the workshop. 

Much thought and consideration should go into developing a line of candles. Marla has been manufacturing and selling candles for 23 years and will cover the many natural waxes on the market, how to determine which wax is right for you, how to create safe candles, getting cold and hot throws, colors, testing, insurance/liability requirements, labeling requirement, resources for packaging (containers, boxes, labels, wax/wicks, colorants) and much more.

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 hands-on workshop you will make your own candles, learn how to create candles in glass containers, choose your own scents. If you are interested in making candles to sell or as a craft for gifts or favors, this class is for you!

 

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By Appointment

Hands-on Soap, Candle and Skincare Production Runs

- Private Studio, New York, NY

Hands-on production runs of bar and liquid soaps, candles and skincare products. Sessions are customized to your requirements. Please inquire for more information.

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Hands-on Soap, Candle and Skincare Production Runs

- Downtown Portland, Portland, ME

Hands-on production runs of bar and liquid soaps, candles and skincare products with Marla Bosworth in Portland, Maine. Sessions are customized to your requirements. Please inquire for more information.

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NATURAL SKINCARE FORMULATION & BUSINESS COACHING

- Upper West Side, New York, NY

Learn to make your own natural beauty skincare, soaps and/or candles in this private session with indie beauty expert Marla Bosworth. Marla will share 23 years of formulating and business experience tailored to you and/or your group's requirements.

If you require a specialized 3-hour session please reach out and we will customize a private learning session just for you.

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Private Cosmetics, Soapmaking and Candlemaking Session in Maine

- Downtown Portland, Portland, ME

Learn how to use plants and other organic, natural ingredients to make soaps, candles and cosmetics from scratch. Classes are held in Portland, Maine or for an additional fee we can travel to your location throughout New England.

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