Cold-Process Soap 1W23
Age Group:Teens, Teens (13-16), Teens (17+), Adults
Cold-process soap is made from scratch using vegetable oils and lye.
Learn the basics while making a batch of honey-oatmeal soap, then experiment with colors and fragrances.
Soap made in class can be picked up the next day or next week.
Kymberlee Keckler is a chemical engineer whose talents include bookbinding, ceramics, chocolate and soapmaking. She has been making soap since 1985 and teaching soapmaking since 1997. Kymberlee enjoys the art and chemistry aspects of making soap and sharing her knowledge of the craft with others. Her soap is available online and every September at Jamaica Plain Open Studios at the Eliot School.
Materials to bring to class:
- Rubber Gloves
- Safety Glasses
- Wear old clothes with long sleeves, long pants, & closed toe shoes. Tie back long hair.