Cold Process Soap Making Workshop

Enjoy an introduction to the process of traditional soap-making from start to finish.

2 hours Class size 1 to 8 (public classes), 5 to 30 label £55

Whether you're looking for a satisfying new craft to enjoy or you want to make some personalised gifts for your loved ones, join your talented teacher Vaneza for a informative, fun and relaxed, hands-on practical workshop, where you'll learn to create skin-loving, moisturising soap for yourself, family and friends.

The workshop covers the basics of oils and butters, appropriate safety, working with lye, choosing essential oils, natural colourants and botanicals to create your very own unique soap from scratch.

By the end of the workshop, you’ll take home your finished soap product, loads of information about soap making so that you can continue to explore this amazing art from the comfort of your own home.

During the class, you'll learn about:

  • Introduction
  • Brief history of soap making
  • Science behind soap making
  • Equipment
  • Materials
  • Natural colours
  • Use of essential oils
  • Properties of ingredients
  • Traditional method of cold process soap making
  • Saponification process
  • Finishing and decoration

Tea/Coffee and Biscuits provided in the workshop

Knowledge required
What you'll get
All materials and tools to make a variety of natural soaps to take home with you.
What to bring
Wear a long sleeved top.
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday or hen do.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift, Father's Day gift or birthday gift.


St. Margarets House - 17 Old Ford Road Bethnal Green London E2 9PJ

Cold Process Soap Making Workshop location
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Vaneza Lourenco
Vaneza Lourenco

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Fascinated by nature and its goodness, Vaneza, the face behind Roots by VanL, always wanted to create a natural skincare line that incorporates Angolans Baobab fruit and supports Angolan female farmers. Hence the name, Roots by VanL. Currently offering 12 ranges of natural soaps using superfoods such as Baobab, Plantain, Moringa, Papaya, and many more all containing powerful properties for the skin. Besides soaps, Roots by VanL is a wellbeing and lifestyle brand that also provides ethical and environmentally friendly home fragrances.

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