Soap Making Workshop with Roots By Van L

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

Soap Making Workshop with Roots By Van L

June 24th 11 – 2pm 2023 at the Urban Makers Summer Market 
The Ecology Pavilion, Mile End Park E3 


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
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.

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