Soap Making for Beginnersceres2023-07-20T12:23:25+10:00
Soap Making for Beginners
Learn to make your own soaps with blends of essential oils, clays and other beneficial ingredients.
Enrol in this workshop and create your very own high-quality natural soap. Whether you’re looking for some skin condition relief or you just want a luxurious, moisturising bar of soap that’s made with your own secret blend of essential oils, clays and other beneficial ingredients you’ll find the “cold process” hands-on method of soap making engaging and fun.
In this workshop you will explore:
A brief history of soap
Chemistry of soap making
Necessary materials and equipment for cold process soap making
Safety – working with sodium hydroxide
Choosing oils for your soap
Benefits of adding and how to add ingredients such as essential oils, creams, milks, scrubs, clays, herbs, spices and botanicals.
Colouring soap naturally
How to create layers
Preparation of your moulds and moulding options
Cutting, curing and storing your finished soap
Sat 29th Apr or
Sat 27th May or
Sat 17th Jun or Sun 30th Jul or
Sat 26th Aug or
Sun 24th Sep or Sat 4th Nov or
Sun 3rd Dec or
10am – 1pm
CERES Brunswick, corner of Roberts & Stewart Streets, Brunswick East, Victoria
Anna Struth has been passionately exploring the craft of soap making for around 15 years. She began this journey through her love for the environment and her determination to find new ways of protecting it. Always looking for ways to promote a less wasteful lifestyle, Anna relishes the opportunity to empower others by sharing her skills and knowledge in a fun and meaningful way.
Anna currently runs a micro business, The Singing Soaper, specialising in vegetable-based soap and body care products with eco-friendly packaging. Having worked in a laboratory for many years, and also as a professional singer, Anna has found a perfect balance in soap making’s fulfilment of her two major interests: science and creativity.