Cold Process Soapmaking Workshop – Natural Handmade Soap
This is a physical hands-on class that takes place at our studio in Cape Town, Montague Gardens.
Date: Optional as above
Time: 11am – 2 or 3pm (please note we may finish earlier or later depending on the group dynamics, please advise ahead of time if you will be pressed for time)
Venue: Olive Handmade Soaps – Unit A7 Spearhead Business Park, Montague Drive, Montague Gardens. The building is between a Woolworths distribution warehouse and a Caltex garage.
Skill level and class size: No prior experience is needed to join our class. We will teach you everything beginner to intermediate level. We host a maximum of 4 guests to allow for personal attention
In the workshop we will cover the following:
–What is soap
– Different types of soaps
– Methods of soapmaking
–Equipment and supplies needed
– Soap making oils and therr properties
– Stockists details.
What will be provided: All soapmaking equipment, including safety gear, and ingredients will be provided. You will take the soap you make and leave behing all the other equipment and gear. You will be able to buy a soap making kit or raw ingredients at the end of the workshop.
– Snacks and lunch.
You will take home:
– A soap-making workshop booklet.
– A batch of handmade soaps that you would have made, valued at R915
What to wear?
Please wear closed shoes and long sleeve t shirts. We will provide aprons and safety gear for the day. Please wear masks.
What to bring?
Please bring a towel and a shoe box to keep your soap insulated and safe in transit.
Once payment has been made you will receive an email from us confirming your ticket/s. Attendees do not receive a physical ticket.
Ticket sales are final and non-refundable, unless cancelled due to Covid-19. If you are unable to attend you are welcome to gift the ticket to a friend. We reserve the right to cancel the workshop at any time in which case we will issue refunds.
You will soon be making your own natural soap at home, or even starting a small business with your new skill. Do not hesitate to contact us should you need more information
Covid-19 precautions: (As part of our GMP (good manufacturing practice), we follow a strict hygiene protocol in our studio. However, as there is now a global pandemic, we have to take extra care in ensuring that we keep you, ourselves, family and friends safe. Please be mindful that there are risks involved with hosting and attending a physical workshop during this time. Let us keep each other safe by being transparent. Masks will need to be kept on during the entire session.