Soap making and cosmetology course – inactive

Soap making and cosmetology course – inactive

This course is intended for everyone who wishes to get to know how to make different types of soap and other things related to cosmetology, for those who wish to upgrade their knowledge in this field, as well as those who want to make this type of production a business.

With the help of this soap making course the attendees will learn how to make homemade soap bars and liquid soap as well as popular decorative soaps and finally a recipe for homemade soaps based on your own preferences.

Who is this course intended for?

This course is intended for those who wish to enrich their list of activities with one more hobby, those who want to up the quality of their lives by using soaps which don’t consist of any chemicals or additives, and for those who can show their creativity in designs without any prior experience needed.

You will learn how to make your own homemade soap, out of pig fat, for laundry washing, for hair/body/face, homemade soap made of honey, lavender and many other ingredients.

Why should you learn how to make soap in the Beo Art House workshop?

If you want to learn how to make real homemade soap but you are wondering if the BAH soap-making workshop is the right choice for you, the answer is simple:

  •         Protect your skin and your money by using homemade natural soaps
  •         It is possible to learn how to make soaps by yourself, but the process of saponification is not an everyday task, it is a chemical reaction. You should know what to do ****
  •         Soap making is fun and relaxing when you learn how to do it properly
  •         The kind Beo Art House educators will help you through every step of the learning process
  •         You will rediscover your inner child by doing something that inspires you
  •         All of the equipment and materials are included in the course price
  •         Making homemade soap can be a source of extra profits If you wish to do so
  •         Sign up for the soap making course and find out for yourself why soap making is so fun

What is soap actually and how is it made?

Soap is made of alkaline salts of fatty acids which are gotten by the process of saponification, aka by combining natural oils and fats with a strong base solution. When it comes to making hard bar soaps sodium hydroxide is most commonly used as a base, and for liquid soaps potassium hydroxide is used. Soap is used for cleaning because it has a specific structure of molecules which consist of a hydrophilic part which can dissolve in water and a hydrophobic part which decomposes non-polar fat molecules, aka dirtiness.

You can use the cold process, the hot process or the French milling process. You will learn, in detail, the advantages and the downsides of each process individually.

Why should you use natural homemade soap?

As we all know soap is necessary and useful. The use of soap has been seen throughout the world through history. The Babylonians, Egyptians, Phoenicians, Gauls, all used soap among others. Even though there is a long history of using soap, how many people actually know enough about soap?

Take an industrial soap and read the ingredients. Do you speak the Latin language? You will need it. Soap ingredients, if you are even able to read them due to the fine print, are mostly written in Latin. Most of the industrial soaps can not be called soap, because they are actually chemical compounds of detergents to which many artificial additives are added. Detergent is good for dishes and laundry, but not for our skin. Aside from additives you can also find phosphates which are banned in some developed countries.

How do regular people who are not chemists choose their soap? They look at the name, the brand, they sniff the artificial scent, look at the price and if it all fits they buy it.

What happens then? You take a bath with the industrial soap and you feel itchiness or a tingle because it is not good for your skin. You are familiar with the peeling of dry skin…

Then you put some hydrating skin cream which is even sold with the soap which dried your skin in the first place! Can you see the pattern?

Handmade soaps are filled with vegetable oils which will remain on your skin after your bath. In that way you can keep the natural moisture of your skin. With the long term use of homemade soap your skin will regenerate and protect itself and with the help of the BAH workshop you will learn how to make it yourself.

Equipment and materials needed to make homemade soap

Even though soap making is easy to learn, in the process of making it you are handling dangerous materials (sodium, potassium hydroxide) and because of that protective gear and controlled environment is necessary. In order to make soaps in our workshops we need the following materials and equipment:

  •         Protective gear
  •         A digital scale
  •         A hand blender
  •         A thermometer
  •         Containers
  •         Molds
  •         Essential oils
  •         Natural soap coloring
  •         Various herbal oils (olive, coconut, palm, castor…)
  •         Animal fat

Make the first step towards natural skin care and your body will be thankful. Beo Art House is expecting you – welcome!

5000 RSD
The soap and cosmetics course lasts 4 hours.

Material provided

The participants were provided with all the necessary basic materials and accessories to work with. The course is held after the group gathers. Dates are agreed with the mentor and the students as soon as possible (up to one week from the desired date).

Ivana Milunović

I’ve always been a big spender of cosmetic products, but the thought of how harmful all of those products we use on our skin are, has frightened me. When I’ve discovered natural cosmetics, I knew that that was my true calling and with further specializing in Paris and in Belgrade I’ve achieved my goals – I’ve mastered the knowledge and the techniques needed for creating all of the products necessary for maintaining the beauty and health of the skin.

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