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"Handmade" things are springing up everywhere -- in stores, boutiques, as take out food and in health care items. People are returning to the retro feeling of "home made" from home decor to high end, custom embellished clothing to homey foods. Soap can be a big part of this retro trend. Take advantage of this marketing trend and profit from your tiny investment in this class.
Soap making is actually easy. The lessons provide recipes for soaps in several lessons. They have been tested. You can use them "as is" or, at completion of the course, feel confident about personalizing the recipes to make them your own. Included are marketing ideas to get you thinking about how to name, how to make them special with your package and styling and how to price them for both wholesale and retail applications.
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Learn the foundations of soap making: the history behind the craft; basic melt and pour techniques, popular cold-process methods; how to create your own recipes (using a simple set formula); how to create signature soaps, basic aromatherapy, special soaps and what to do when your recipes need a little fine tuning.
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Lesson 1: Soap Making HistoryThe history of soap. Basic ingredients and tools needed.
Lesson 2: The Science of Making SoapThe materials and science of making soap. Fillers and fragrances; water/fat ratios.
Lesson 3: Making Soaps: Basic RecipesInstructions and ingredients of basic soaps. Making Fruit Soaps, Vegetable Soaps, Spicy Soaps.
Lesson 4: Signature Soap RecipesCreating a signature soap that appeals to friends, family, or customers. Aromatherapy, colors, and herbs. Recipes to try.
Lesson 5: Special SoapsIn this lesson, you will add other knowledge to your basics, to give you more choices in your soap making. Topics will include: how to make shampoos, antiseptics, and bath salts.
Lesson 6: Problems with Making SoapThis lesson will go over some problems and solutions in making soap.
Lesson 7: The Business of Selling Your SoapsIn this lesson, we will discuss the business of selling soap: How to figure costs of labor and material, and marketing stratagies.
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Learning OutcomesBy successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Summarize soap making history.
- Summarize the science of making soap.
- Make soaps.
- Summarize signature soap recipes.
- Describe making special soaps.
- Describe problems with making soap.
- Summarize the business of selling your soaps, and
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
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|Lesson 2 Exam||Exam||8|
|Lesson 3 Exam||Exam||8|
|Lesson 4: Assignment||Assignment||10|
|Lesson 4 Exam||Exam||9|
|Lesson 5: Assignment||Assignment||10|
|Lesson 5 Exam||Exam||8|
|How to Fix Problems||Assignment||100|
|Lesson 6: Assignment||Assignment||20|
|Lesson 6 Exam||Exam||9|
|Lesson 7 A: Assignment||Assignment||20|
|Lesson 7 B: Assignment||Assignment||10|
|Lesson 7 Exam||Exam||9|
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