Stop relying on other people's soap recipes and start creating your own! Grow your soap making skills and start formulating unique and custom soap. These simple lesson tutorials will walk you through everything you need to know to become a skilled and confident soap formulator.
You CAN learn how to formulate, and start creating your own custom soap recipes, even if you've tried before and become overwhelmed (or if you don't even know where to start)!
Prerequisites: You should have a good working knowledge of how to make cold or hot process soap OR be concurrently enrolled in How To Make Soap from Scratch. This course does not teach you the basics of making soap. Instead, it is for soap makers with some experience learn how to formulate recipes for hot process and/or cold process soap.
⮞ The thought of 'formulating' makes your head spin
⮞ You've tried using a soap calculator but just got confused
⮞ You have no idea what all those percentages (%) are, and how to get from those to a recipe you can actually measure
⮞ You're afraid of making a mistake and wasting ingredients or, worse, ending up with lye-heavy bars
⮞ You wish you had an expert to walk you through the process and turn to for questions and support
If you're ready to successfully formulate your own custom soap recipes, THIS is the course for you!
By the end of this course, you'll be formulating unique soap recipes that you can be proud of. You'll no longer have to rely on other's soap recipes and instead will develop formulations of your very own. Make gorgeous soap bars, your own way!
⮞ How to create a soap formula using my simple 7-step method (anyone can do it!)
⮞ How to go from formula (%) to a recipe, even if math isn't your strong point
⮞ Choosing oils by their soap-making qualities and benefits
⮞ How to quickly scale up or down to make any batch size you like (from small to huge! Perfect if you're ready to sell.)
⮞ How to determine how much fragrance/essential oil, colorants, and other additives to include per batch
⮞ Superfat, lye discounts, water discounts, and more
⮞ How to use standard lye calculators, including SoapCalc!
Ready to get started making your own soap recipes?
This alone is worth the entire cost of enrollment! I'm excited to add this resource to the course.
As part of your enrollment, you get personalized feedback on 5 soap formulas. Upload your formula into your personalized feedback area. I'll look it over and send you feedback and suggestions. This is private; no one else sees your formula or feedback notes.
Having an expert look over your first few formulas will give you the confidence and assurance that you're on the right track and that your formulas are safe and stable. Consider this service as "training wheels" as you progress as a soap formulator.
I'll walk you step-by-step through the entire formulating process, with my super simple 7-step signature method. Step-by-step video lessons and tutorials + downloadable guides, instructions, and cheat sheets will ensure success on your first try.
My superpower is taking a complex subject and breaking it down to make it easy to understand. After the course, you'll feel confident, empowered, and excited to make beautiful bars from your own custom formulas.
Although this course is self-paced, you're never alone. You'll get personalized support throughout the entire course: ask your questions via our course Q&A section or send me a private message. Either way, I will answer each and every one of your questions! You'll never be stuck or confused. I LOVE interacting with my students.
⮞ CHECKLIST Step-By-Step Soap Formulating: When I say I make it easy to formulate, I mean it! This printable checklist walks you through each step of the formulating process. Just follow the steps and you'll have a custom recipe in a snap.
⮞ E-BOOK Soap Making Oils and Their Properties: All the information you need about soap making oils, the qualities they lend to your soap, plus recommended usage rates, compiled into one place.
⮞ CHEAT SHEET Soap Making Additives: Know at a glance how much fragrance, essential oil, or other additives (oats, herbs, clay, honey, etc.) to add to your batch no matter your batch size.
⮞PERSONALIZED FORMULA REVIEW: Upload your soap formulas and get feedback. Use this service for your first 5 formulas!
While following other people's recipes is perfect when you're just starting out, there are limitations: You're stuck using the ingredients they chose and making the batch size they devised.
Learning how to formulate yourself opens up an entirely new world to your soap making:
Leave formulation confusion and intimidation behind--this course will take you from beginner to confident soap formulator in no time.
Hi, friend! I'm Angela Palmer, esthetician and DIY skin care educator, and soap maker for many decades. Since 2001, I've taught thousands of women, just like you, how to craft their own farm-fresh, simple, wholesome handmade skin care. I can't wait for you to join us.
I'm super excited to show you how you can create your own custom soap formulations, and turn them into amazingly unique batches of soap. You'll be pleased with how simple the process can be, using my 7-step method.
So, enroll now and I'll see you inside the course!
By enrolling in the course, you get:
This course is held completely online and digitally. Nothing will be shipped.
Not at all. This course is completely online and self-paced. You can sign in at any time, and work through the lessons as quickly or slowly as you like. There are no due dates, and no homework… just the fun stuff!
Once you enroll, you will have lifetime access to the course. Plus, any time I update the course in the future, you’ll get access to that too.
We have 2 ways to connect! Within each module throughout the course is an 'Ask Angela' section where you can privately post questions or ask for help. Your questions come directly to me, and I'll personally answer via email or within the class portal (whichever is your preference).
You may also post in the 'Comments' section below each lesson, and I will answer you there. Your comments can be seen both by me and other students within the course. Feel free to interact with one another too!
I love checking in with all my students, and I will do anything I can to ensure you’re moving through the lessons successfully.
I think you’ll be really happy with the course, but in case you decide it’s just not for you, you have 7 days to get a full refund.
I'm so excited to start formulating with you! I know that after this course, you will feel confident formulating your own unique soap recipes and be proud of your creations. Your family, friends, and customers will be impressed with your skills too.
You can do this, my friend! Enroll now and let's get started.
I understand that this course is designed for those with some soap making experience and does not teach me the basic process of making soap.
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