What you'll do
Want to learn soap making, but didn't know where to start? Why Vegan soap? Because you should know what you're putting on your skin at all times. Fact: Fragrance, Parabens, Sulfates, and Triclosan are four harmful chemicals hiding in your body soap. Think about it. If we are washing our bodies with soap that contains harmful ingredients every single day, this adds up over a lifetime. Soap companies used to use healthier ingredients, then stopped, we'll find out why? This is an immersive experience where you will not only learn about the art of soap making. But you will also learn about the benefits of using natural ingredients to make vegan soap. We will discuss the different popular processes, and the main carrier oils—olive, coconut, and palm. Closing out with the environmental impacts of soap and its use of plastic packaging. Fact: On average we use 7X more liquid soap than solid soap. We use 30% more water when washing our hands with liquid soap than solid soap bars This is a very informative experience and you will be guided patiently the entire process. You can personalize your batch by selecting from a variety of scents and herbs. We will skip the saponification process and meltdown the all-natural base. Making soap is easy to do once you have made it with a pro. You will leave here knowing how to make your own soap, including recipes and resources.
I'm Gina, a green blogger, with a focus on sustainability, and pursuing a LEED professional credential. It is my love for natural products, and passion for helping people and the environment that inspires all the experiences I create and share. NerdDNA is a platform of educational, fun and engaging experiences based on sustainable topics, focusing on self wellness, the environment, and social justice. We engage in fun green activities while building lasting connections amongst likeminded individuals. The goal is to raise awareness on sustainable lifestyle alternatives including wellness, the environment, social justice and more. I've lived in Brooklyn 10 years, my passion for a healthier lifestyle came after a volunteer trip to Kenya. My Instagram and site are dedicated to sustainable living.
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Where you'll be
We will meet at my place for the workshop., there you will collaborate to make a fresh batch of soap. For an extra Fee I can bring the experience to you. I just need a sink with warm/hot water. I can come to your hotel, Airbnb, wherever.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend. I have smaller slimmer molds for people who need to take soap home the same day. We will also need to make your soap first.
The soap you create will need to cure for24 hrs before it becomes solid and ready for use. You will take the soap home with you the same day. For an extra Fee I can bring this experience to your party. Please let me know If you'd like for me to visit you.
Vegan Soap Making for beginners