Monday, August 1st and August 29th | 7:00pm-8:30pm | Cold Process Soap Making

Cold process soap is arguably the most popular soap making method among artisans today. Learn how to make it yourself! Start with the science and safety of soap making, then make a batch under the watchful eye of a certified soap maker. Students will make one pound of soap using a chosen fragrance, yielding 4-5 bars.

Please note: This is a two part class. Students will need to be available on both August 1st and August 29th from 7:00pm-8:30pm. For the second session, students will need to wear long sleeves (or bring a long-sleeved smock), long pants, and closed toe shoes. Students will also need to bring the following safety gear with them to the second session of the class: N95 or similar mask with a respirator for fumes, eye gogglesrubber cleaning gloves, and an apron.

This class is appropriate for ages 18+.

This class will take place indoors at Rochester Brainery located at 176 Anderson Ave. F109, Rochester, NY 14607.

Live subtitles will be available upon request during this class. If you would like to request a sign language interpreter or will be attending class with an aide, please fill out our contact form. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (seating, vision access, etc).

About the teacher:
Beth Byrne is an experienced, certified soapmaker and teacher who enjoys sharing what she knows. She began as a gardener, then herbalist, and finally, an avid bath and body maker. Currently, Beth serves as the Managing Editor of Making Soap, Cosmetics & Candles Magazine and is the past secretary of the Handcrafted Soap & Cosmetic Guild’s Board of Directors. She resides in the Rochester area with her husband and two dogs.

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