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Intro to Cold Process Soap Making (Ages 18 plus)
Intro to Cold Process Soap Making (Ages 18 plus)

Tue, Sep 17


The Roudenbush Community Center, Inc.

Intro to Cold Process Soap Making (Ages 18 plus)

This class will be held on September 17th from 6:30 to 9:00 PM and will introduce you to the basics of making cold process soap.

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Time & Location

Sep 17, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

The Roudenbush Community Center, Inc., 65 Main Street, Westford, MA 01886, USA

About The Event

This class will introduce you to the basics of making cold process soap. Cold process soaps are created by blending oils (or fat) with a lye mixture. In turn the soap saponifies over the next twenty-four hours turning the lye-oil mixture into a solid bar of soap!

This class will cover the following:

Brief history and basic chemistry of soap making

Necessary materials, supplies and equipment

Safety considerations when working with sodium hydroxide

Taking accurate measurements & proper mixing temperatures

Coloring your soap (micas, herbs, spices & clays)

Scenting your soap (frangrance oils verses essential oils)

Preparing your molds and molding options

Insultating, cutting, curing and storing your finished soap

Each student will make their own 1 lb batch of soap that they will get to take home with them (the mold will be theirs to keep as well so you can make future batches of soap). Students will also leave with very thorough handouts and enough information to make awesome vegetable based natural soap from scratch on their own as well as a full-sized bar of soap to enjoy. This class uses only vegetable based ingredients.


Cancellation Policy - I/We accept the following Roudenbush Community Center Cancellation and Transfer Policy: A voucher less $10 will be issued for cancellations 7 days prior to start of program; no other refunds will be granted; no refunds will be issued for trips or special events; there will be a $10 fee to transfer from one class to another; vouchers expire one year from date of issue; if Roudenbush cancels a class, we will call participants and issue a full voucher or refund.

Release of Liability - Participation in certain physical program(s) may involve some risk of personal injury. By checking this box I hereby release and covenant to hold harmless The Roudenbush Community Center, its agents and employees from any and all actions, claims, and damages for personal injuries, that I or my children may sustain or incur as a result of participation in the program(s).

Release of Liability for Minor - I/We, as parents/guardians of registered minor, hereby consent to his/her participation in the RCC Programs and to his/her use of the RCC facilities and equipment. I/We further agree to release and hold harmless RCC and their employees, agents and assigns from any and all liability or expenses arising out of any incident involving, or any account of any injury to the above named minor in connection with such program. I/We further consent to emergency treatment by a physician in the event of injury to, or illness of our child during his/her participation in this program. I/We accept full responsibility for all costs for any such emergency treatment.

Photography Permission - I/We, as parents/guardians of registered minor, hereby consent to the taking of videos and photographs of my/our child which may be used in the promotion of the RCC Programs.

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