Join us at Boo Cottage Botanicals for a beginners soap making workshop
"Really enjoyed it, Nic & Ben are very welcoming, and are patient and helpful tutors. We were delighted with our soaps." Susan
Learn the traditional art of soap making in our kitchen at the foot of the beautiful Quantock Hills in Somerset.
If you have ever wondered how natural soap was made, then our introductory workshop is the one for you! We have put together this short course to give you an introduction to soap making; both the ingredients and the process involved.
On the day you will:
Learn a brief history of soap making
Learn about the different soap making techniques available to the DIY soaper
Get to know the characteristics and skin benefits of various plant oils
Learn the basics of blending essential oils and blend your own unique scent
Make a batch of your own natural soap using the traditional 'cold process' method
The workshop will run as either a morning session or an afternoon session and will last approximately 2 1/2 - 3 hrs depending on the number of participants and your creative flair! You will take your soap home with instructions to cut and cure until it is ready to use.
Refreshments will be provided; please let us know of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.