Online Cold Process Soap Course

This course is devoted to the skills and fascinating art of traditional Cold Process Soap Making, and one of the most popular soap making methods.

Course Fee: £99 plus VAT

Venues: Online training program

Suitable For: Beginners

Requirements: None

Downloadable Guides: Yes

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Post Training Support Provided: Yes

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On this online training program with Soap School, you will learn to make beautiful moisturising soaps using all natural ingredients. If you would love to learn how to make luscious natural handmade soaps using traditional oils, exotic butters and essential oils from scratch the traditional way, then this is the course for you! You will also learn how to use a wide range of herb and natural botanicals effectively in your soaps.



There is no prior experience required, just a willingness to experience the joy of creating your own soaps from scratch.   Learn in your own home at a time convenient to you with our step by step tutor guided videos and ongoing tutor support.  We have included lots of downloadable and printable handouts and recipe sheets as well as useful top tips plus free soap making resources guide for your equipment and ingredients.

Whether you are looking to learn how to make just a couple of bespoke batches a year for your own use or whether you have a passion for starting up your own soap business, this is the ideal course to help you realise your soap making dreams. 

We provide a great collection of natural soap recipes within the course, but you will also learn how to formulate your own recipes. This means you can easily swap things for your own preferred alternatives or even use fully organic ingredients if you desire to make the soap as unique as you are.


About the course

 • Brief history and basic chemistry of soap making
 • Necessary materials, ingredients and equipment
 • Understanding the wonders of saponification (oils turning into soap)
 • Safety aspects of working with sodium hydroxide (caustic soda)
 • The most effective oils and butters to use in soap making
 • Choosing additional oils or hero ingredients
 • Understanding saponification values
 • Superfatting & lye discounting
 • How to use lye calculators 
 • How to formulate your own soap recipes
 • Preventing rancidity and DOS
 • Colouring soap naturally with herbs & spices
 • Effective use of botanicals in soap
 • Understanding the different levels of “trace”
 • Adding exfoliants and scrub ingredients for texture
 • Working with powders and clays in soaps
 • Alternative colouring options for soap making
 • Alternative liquids in soap making and how to use them
 • Using pure essential oils to fragrance your soap effectively
 • How to work with cosmetic fragrance oils
 • Preparation of your moulds plus mould and lining options
 • Understanding insulating & gel stages
 • Cutting, curing and storing your handmade soaps
 • Ph testing your finished soaps
 • Wrapping & packing
 • Troubleshooting common problems

What's Covered

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Brief history and basic chemistry of soap making

Necessary materials, ingredients and equipment

Understanding the wonders of saponification (oils turning into soap)

Safety aspects of working with sodium hydroxide (caustic soda)

The most effective oils and butters to use in soap making

Choosing additional oils or hero ingredients

Understanding saponification values

Superfatting & lye discounting

How to use lye calculators 

How to formulate your own soap recipes

Preventing rancidity and DOS

Colouring soap naturally with herbs & spices

Effective use of botanicals in soap

Understanding the different levels of “trace”

Adding exfoliants and scrub ingredients for texture

Working with powders and clays in soaps

Alternative colouring options for soap making

Alternative liquids in soap making and how to use them

Using pure essential oils to fragrance your soap effectively

How to work with cosmetic fragrance oils

Preparation of your moulds plus mould and lining options

Understanding insulating & gel stages

Cutting, curing and storing your handmade soaps

Ph testing your finished soaps

Wrapping & packing

Troubleshooting common problems

What Will I Learn to Make

 • Your own Beautiful natural botanical soaps from scratch
 • Create layers & sculpted layers within the soap
 • Learn how to create swirl designs and creative effect soaps
 • Discover how to make creative surface designs and texture

This course is for you if:

You love to use natural ingredients and essential oils

You want training from industry experts with over 25 years in the industry

You want to learn how to make professional quality products

You want to start your own soap or cosmetics business

You want to enjoy the fun and passion of a new hobby

Testimonials

"I thought Shawn explained all aspects of the course really well and was more than happy to answer all my questions. 
Its actually one of the best courses I have attended. 

 I loved making all the different types of soaps and loved how you can make these without having to buy expensive equipment. 
 I’ll be booking more courses with you and would highly recommend you to others."






- Rachel Court

- Sandra McKelvie

- V Alton

"From start to finish Sarah & Shawn have been helpful and I learnt so much and many techniques in soap making. 
 
Loved, loved, loved it. 

 Many thanks to both of you, it was fantastic"

"Very intensive, packed with valuable information. Excellent practical exercises to reinforce learning. 

Course covered everything you could possibly need to start or expand your business. 

Got loads of new ideas for product and methods of production."

ACCESS the entire course material online from your own home!

WATCH THE 25+ STEP BY STEP VIDEOS at a time convenient to you

watch AS MANY TIMES AS YOU LIKE -
no time limits!

Telephone and online tutor  Support

No travel or accommodation costs

Complete at a speed that fits with your lifestyle

We cannot wait to help you on your new journey into soap making and share our passion and knowledge with you.

As a thank you for joining us through this online program, we wanted to offer you some special thank you BONUSES!

We would like to:

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Access to additional natural soap recipes 
Access additional soap making projects to enjoy at home
Join in our online community where you can ask questions plus share your success and passion with like minded people
Watch a full video tutorial on "fragrance suitability and testing" in soaps
Learn about "whats going on inside" video tutorial to help reduce errors and costly mistakes

If you really want to learn how to make your own handmade soaps from industry experts with over 25 years experience, just click on the button and enrol in the course right now!

At the end of your time with us, you will also receive your certificate of completion for this course.

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