Soapbox Tuesday -Basic Soapmaking Class – April 2nd, 2019 7pm-9pm

$75.00 $50.00

Learn the basics of soapmaking in a fully-equipped, professional soapmaking facility!  Apothecary Muse will host a hands-on class blending science and art for the local soap enthusiast.  Students will use all natural materials, learn safe handling practices, the basics of plant chemistry and fatty acid profiles. All materials and equipment provided by Apothecary Muse, students will take home a small batch of the soap they made with instructions for cutting into bars at home.

Different techniques and blending processes will be covered in subsequent classes, so students may opt to register for repeat classes or just basic soapmaking.   This course provides the necessary training for more advanced levels of soapmaking, coming to Pittsburgh in April 2019.

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Class cancellation policy: Please arrive on time and/or communicate early – soap is a multi-layered process requiring advance preparation and attention to detail for everyone’s safety.  If you notify us more than 24 hours in advance that you are unable to attend a reservation you booked, you will receive a refund or be permitted to reschedule.  If you cancel a reservation within 12 hours of the start time or arrive more than 15 minutes late, you will not receive a refund/reschedule as the preparation materials will have been consumed.  It is recommended that you arrive a few minutes early to prepare your clothing and read the code of conduct.

Student Preparation: You should come prepared with long sleeves, pants and closed toe shoes; long hair should be tied back.  Please notify the instruction prior to the setup window noted above if there are any allergies or sensitivities.  Exposure will be mitigated as best possible; however, cross contamination can not be guaranteed especially in the classroom setting. 
Bio and Link: Artist, feminist, cycling coach and advocate, Eryn Hughes brings her worlds together with products sourced with sustainably harvested herbs, essential oils and packaging, providing athlete-tested and specialized Adventure Skincare to meet the unique needs of adventurers with the environment in mind. Using a background sports nutrition, wilderness medicine, herbalism and aromatherapy, the products are formulated with an emphasis on low impact and efficacy, determined to share these practices with new soapmakers as a certified soap making teacher in a proctored exam with experienced hours reported with a curriculum designed by Handcrafted Soap and Cosmetics Guild.  This class does not certify nor insure students for professional crafting; however, referrals will be provided with regards to the certifying organization.


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