Alegna Soap

Bethpage, NY 11714

Contact: Angela Carillo
Phone: 516-361-9750
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Website: http://www.alegnasoap.com

Alegna Soap offers organic soaps and skin care products made in small batches. Angela Carillo decided to take her career in chemistry in a new direction after her children left home. Through a journey that led her from library research to classes, conferences and communities of other soap makers, Alegna Soap began as a business in 2010. Her products are now in local bed & breakfasts, specialty shops and available online. Angela teaches classes in soap making to adults in NYC and on Long Island, and skin care classes to elementary students. She has written for The Soap Collaborative, and Making Soap Cosmetics & Candles (previously known as Saponifier). She reached an even wider audience when she was invited to show host Kevin Pereira how to make soap on TV’s Hack My Life.
Donating her time and products to help others in need is also important to Angela. She was one of a group of soap makers who traveled to Haiti to teach women in tent camps how to make soap and perfume as a way to support themselves. Through her initiative, “Soap for Soup,” Angela regularly makes a special batch of soap products from which the proceeds go directly to a Bethpage, NY, food pantry because of their generous help for a friend of hers years ago.

In-Person Classes

Friday, December 1, 2017

Long Island Soap Making Class

6-9pm - Location given after registering for class, Bethpage, NY

My Long Island soap making classes are small so you will get personalized attention while getting hands on experience. You will leave class with a handout that includes safety instructions, a necessary equipment list, step-by-step instructions, my supplier list, soap recipes, and over three pounds (approximately 12 four ounce bars) of soap.

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Friday, December 15, 2017

Long Island Lotion Making Class

6pm-9pm - Location given after registering for class, Bethpage, NY

Do you want to customize and control what ingredients go into your lotion? Lotions are easy and fun to make! You'll learn what an emulsifier is, why you need a preservative and the different ones available to choose from, the benefits of the oils and butters you choose and you get a handout with a list of necessary equipment, my supplier list, detailed instructions,recipe and two eight ounce bottles of lotion. Once you've made your own lotion, there's no going back to store bought.

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By Appointment

Private Soap Making Class

- Location given when registered for class, Bethapge, NY

Interested in learning how to make your own handcrafted soap, but a little shy about taking a class with others? Maybe you just want someone to teach you one-on-one. Take a private soap making class with me and I can give you my full attention. Is there is a certain technique you’d like to learn? Do you want to learn how to make a goat milk or a beer soap? Maybe your curious about incorporating color into your soaps. Take a private soap making class with me. I can tailor a class specificall

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