Soap Making Training and Workshops

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Formula Botanica  – the international online Organic Cosmetic Science School. Formula Botanica has taught over 1000 students in 70 countries around the world how to professionally and safely make and sell their own organic skincare products. The School has been instrumental in the launch of many skincare businesses and offers a range of 100{0b218882f1ccfe7a3275ae7bbe9d656cfafc5eaab3e2452200d025fc9f1cffbd} online Diplomas and Certificates, as well as running its flagship International Organic Skincare Entrepreneur Programme twice a year. Formula Botanica is a worldwide brand for excellence in organic skincare training

Little Soap School – Fancy a day in the Little Workshop? Care about your skin?  Like all things natural and wholesome? Then why not come and spend a day in our Workshop and learn how to make your own soap or creams and lotions! Meet the dogs who inspired our pet shampoo bar and the chickens who sing away as we mix the oils! We have courses (one to one or small groups) on: Cold Processed Soap Making, Making Lotions, Creams and Balms, How to set up your own toiletries business – Training courses for those thinking of starting a soap or natural toiletries business or who would just like to learn natural soap making for fun

Making Skincare Jane, a seasoned cosmetic chemist (full member of the Society of Cosmetic Scientists) has over 10 years experience formulating for major commercial brands such as The Body Shop, Blistex, H&M, Boots. She runs online natural skin/hair product making courses and also heads up a team of 8 chemists who help businesses develop their own natural skin and hair care lines

Old Bexley Soap – Learn how to make traditional cold process soap in our beginners soap making course with afternoon tea. Our soap making classes are small so you will get personalised attention while getting hands on experience. In the course will learn how to formulate your own recipes and the use of different oils and their properties, how to use the soap calculator to create your own formulas. Learn about equipment needed, safety and guidance regarding regulations and legalities when selling soaps. In the course we will go through the whole process of soap making and you will make beautiful soaps to take home. We will finish the session with a delicious afternoon tea. We have a great location in Bexley Village, Kent (zone 6 on Oyster Card) which means we are easy to get to with regular trains from London and just a few minutes walk from Bexley train station

Plush Folly – make your own cosmetics – Learn how to make cosmetics, soap and candles; study cosmetic legislation for business. Accredited home study and workshops from half day to week long intensive programmes. Ingredients, accessories and kits also available

Ruth Romano Soap Making Courses – On my soap making course we will use the traditional cold process method of soap making to create a selection of palm oil free and vegan friendly soap. My courses are rated Excellent on Trustpilot. I also teach a live online soap making workshop so you can learn to make soap from the comfort of your own home. I also offer natural skincare course and a business course if you would like to sell the soap and cosmetics that you make. Visit or email

School of Natural Skincare – Create high performance natural and organic beauty products, for yourself or to launch a successful business

Soapology Studio – Nottinghamshire based Soapology Studio offer full day intensive 1 to 1 courses or fun half day group workshops designed for absolute beginners to soapmaking.  Teaching the cold process method in great detail and allowing for plenty of experimentation with ingredients, scent and colour.  Emma shares her knowledge with her students and thoroughly enjoys passing on her experience with enthusiastic learners.  Lunch and refreshments are included in the full day course and prices vary depending on your preferred choice of group size.  Check out  for more info or email Emma on

The Soap Kitchen – hold regular Soap Making Workshops on our premises in Great Torrington, Devon. These are generally on Saturday afternoons and last approximately 4 hours. They are designed as a beginners introduction, not a comprehensive course and do not attract any formal or recognised qualification

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