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Soap Basics:
Cold Process Bar

Soap Making

Learn how to make your own natural bar soap in this beginner-friendly workshop.

2 hours | $120

In this 2-hour workshop, discover the art of creating bar soap using the cold process method. Here, you'll learn how to make your own sensitive skin-friendly bar soap. Gain insight into the world of natural ingredients and how they can benefit your skin, and learn more about incorporating essential oils for added benefits. Rest assured that all the necessary ingredients and soap making equipment will be provided, and you will be safely guided through the handling of lye.

 

Crafting your very own bar soap isn't just an environmentally conscious choice; it's also an opportunity to have complete confidence in a transparent formulation where every ingredient is beneficial to your skin. The cold process method preserves glycerin from natural soap ingredients, which makes the formulation extra hydrating for dry and sensitive skin. Join us in this journey of craft and self-care!

What you will learn

  • How to turn raw ingredients of lye, water, and oils into your first bar of cold process bar soap
     

  • How to work safely with lye (sodium hydroxide) which is essential to the bar soap making process
     

  • How to incorporate colour and scent using natural herb and clay powders
     

  • How to cut, stamp, and cure your soaps 

What you will get

  • 500g of handcrafted soap which can be cut into 5-6 pieces of soap bars.
     

  • 3 well-formulated bar soap recipes for body soap 
     

  • Class slides with information about soap making ingredients and necessary equipment needed, as well as preparation and clean-up steps
     

  • An e-certificate of participation (sent only upon request after workshop is completed)

Please note:

Cold process soaps require a minimum 4-week curing period before they are ready for use.

 

Whether you prefer a hands-on approach or would like our assistance, please keep in mind that soap cutting and stamping can only be done between 2-7 days after they're made. You're welcome to cure your soaps at home or in the studio following the cutting process.

Soaps can then be picked up via self-collection or delivery, which we offer to local addresses at a nominal $5 fee. Kindly be aware that any uncollected soaps will be donated after 3 months.

Suitable for

This workshop is beginner-friendly and does not require any prior soap-making experience. For safety precautions participation is limited to individuals aged 12 and above as lye is used in this class.

Fees

$120/pax 
Enjoy up to 35% off when you purchase a package. Visit our Packages page for more information.

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Refine your craft at our Maker Space

Once you learn the know-how of cold process soap making, you will be able to continue craft your own soap at our studio by booking a Cold Process Soap DIY Workshop Session, or with the All Access Pass, which allows for unlimited use* of our studio space. Visit our Maker Space page to learn more. 

*Subject to operating hours and availability of slots

  • What are your operating hours?
    Operating Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Please note that we are closed on Mondays and Wednesday. Operating hours may also vary during public holidays. For updates on our public holiday hours, follow us on Instagram.
  • Do you offer a membership or loyalty programme?
    Yes! We offer All Access Pass subscriptions for unlimited DIY workshop bookings so you can make the most of your soap making experience. Choose from three convenient pass options: 3-months 6-months 1-year All Access Pass holders can also get to enjoy exclusive perks such as discounts for in-studio lye purchase and access to extended services like soap storage rental and purchase of soap making credits.
  • Do you offer discounted rates for senior citizens or students?
    Senior citizens and students are eligible for a 15% discount on our All Access Passes. Simply drop us an email at info@sugarandspice.com.sg to provide proof of eligibility* to enjoy these special savings. ​ *Proof of eligibility for senior citizens and students include senior citizen card and student ID.
  • Do you offer any referral programmes?
    All Access Pass holders can get to enjoy exclusive Sugar & Spice referral perks. Receive $20 worth of soap making credits for both you and your referee when they successfully sign up for an All Access Pass.
  • What payment methods do you accept for workshop bookings and product purchases?
    Sugar & Spice operates on a cashless payment system. All payments for workshops, packages, All Access Pass Plans, and products are to be made online via card payments or PayNow. For PayNow purchases, please reach out to us at info@sugarandspice.com.sg to complete your purchase.

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