Diploma in Natural Soap Making

Course price £ 60.00

How to marble the top of your soap

What will you learn

Understand the basic chemistry of soap and how to make it

Make fabulous soap from luxurious ingredients (shea butter, coconut oil, cocoa butter)

Create unique soaps by learning how to use a soap calculator to make your own formulas

Learn to make Castile (olive oil soap), Aleppo (olive oil and laurel berry soap), milk, exfoliating and honey soap

Master working with lye and how to protect yourself

Understand how to avoid mistakes and how to save your soap if it didn’t turn out well

Course details

Suitable for beginners and intermediate

Online, no pre-requisites

Enroll anytime, home study and self-paced

8-9 hours study, fun demonstration videos added all the time

Includes 15 successful soap formulas to make at home

Sign up from anywhere in the world, 1 year access

Check out some of the units for free (click on the unit name below)

Download your Diploma in Natural Soap Making upon completion

Soap making video demonstrations

Printable information

Fun quizzes and exercises

Video presentations

Ongoing support at roxana@ naturalsoapworkshop.com

Come learn how simple it is to make a fantastic bar of soap!

Course price £ 60.00

Module 1 Introduction
Unit 1 Diploma in Natural Soap Making – Introduction
Module 2 The science of soap making
Unit 1 Short chemistry of soap
Module 3 Types of soap and methods to make them
Unit 1 Types of soap
Unit 2 Different methods used to make soap  – Preview
Module 4 Main ingredients used to make soap
Unit 1 Oils and butters
Unit 2 Sodium Hydroxide
Unit 3 Water and other liquids  – Preview
Module 5 Equipment used to make soap
Unit 1 What equipment do I need to make soap
Module 6 Where to buy ingredients and equipment
Unit 1 Where to buy ingredients
Unit 2 Where to buy equipment
Module 7 Creating a formula
Unit 1 Creating a soap formula
Unit 2 Why and how to use a soap calculator  – Preview
Unit 3 What are superfat and lye discount
Unit 4 How to apply a water discount
Module 8 Working with lye
Unit 1 Precautions to take when working with lye
Module 9 Soap making process
Unit 1 Preparing to make soap and clearing up
Unit 2 What is soap trace and how to recognise it
Unit 3 Soap making checklist
Module 10 How to make milk soap
Unit 1 How to make animal and vegan milk soap
Module 11 Olive oil soaps
Unit 1 How to make Castile soap
Unit 2 How to make Aleppo soap
Module 12 Colouring your soap
Unit 1 How to use natural colours in soap
Unit 2 How to use man-made colours in soap
Module 13 How to fragrance your soap
Unit 1 Using essential oils in soap
Unit 2 How to combine essential oils
Unit 3 How to use fragrance oils in soap
Module 14 Using natural additives in soap
Unit 1 What are natural additives and how to use them  – Preview
Unit 2 How to make exfoliating soap
Unit 3 How to make honey soap
Module 15 Gelling your soap
Unit 1 What is gelling
Unit 2 To gel or not to gel soap
Module 16 Decorating the top of your soap
Unit 1 How to decorate the top of your soap
Module 17 Decorating the interior of your soap
Unit 1 How to decorate your soap
Module 18 Successful formulas and instructions to make them
Unit 1 Carrot juice and orange essential oil soap formula
Unit 2 Cucumber and avocado soap formula
Unit 3 Mint tea, eucalyptus, mint essential oil and dried mint soap formula
Unit 4 Coconut milk and mango butter soap formula
Unit 5 Almond milk and cocoa butter soap formula
Unit 6 Goat’s milk and citrus soap formula
Unit 7 French lavender Castile soap formula
Unit 8 Vanilla and Shea butter soap formula
Unit 9 Honey and mint soap formula
Unit 10 Oat bran lemongrass exfoliating soap formula
Unit 11 Patchouli, shea butter and sustainable palm oil soap formula
Unit 12 Jojoba oil and jasmine soap formula
Unit 13 Pure soap with almond milk and almond fragrance formula
Unit 14 Amber and Argan oil soap formula
Unit 15 Apricot kernel oil and basil soap formula
Module 19 What moulds to use
Unit 1 Moulds you have at home
Unit 2 Professional soap moulds
Module 20 Curing and packaging your soap
Unit 1 Cutting, storing and curing the soap  – Preview
Unit 2 How to package your soap
Module 21 What to do when things go wrong
Unit 1 How to repair your soap
Module 22 Conclusion
Unit 1 Start making your own soap
Module 23 More soap making videos!
Unit 1 More soap making videos!
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