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Natural Soap and Skincare Workshop


Duration: Approx 6 hours

Price: £99

Run by: Nichola Penn
at Boo Cottage Botanicals

07510 990257

Bagborough
Taunton
Somerset
TA4 3EQ

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About the Course

If you love using natural products and want to have a go at making your own then this course is for you! During the day you will learn how to make traditional soap, bath products and natural moisturisers using beautiful plant butters that your skin will love.

On the day you will:
Learn a brief history of soap making
Learn about the different soap making techniques available to the DIY soaper
Get to know the characteristics and skin benefits of various plant oils and butters
Learn the basics of essential oil blending and create your own unique scents
Make your own batch of soap using the traditional 'cold process' method
Make your own lip balms or balm bars
Make your own bath truffles, bath bombs or bath melts
Make your own body scrub or whipped body butter
Package your goodies at the end of the day to take away

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials and resources
Teas/coffees and cold drinks.
Biscuits and/or cake
Lunch (do let us know of any specific dietary requirements in advance).



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I did the full day course and I'm so glad I did! there is so much crammed in to one day plus a delicious lunch . I learnt loads as Nicola was so organised and passionate about her subject that it was easy to take it all in .
I would highly recommend this course and came home with lots of ideas for Christmas makes!

- - #17637

I had a truly fantastic day at Boo Cottage Botanical on the soap and skincare full day course.
Really enjoyed making soap, bath truffles, body butters and more. The end products look great and smell amazing . So nice to be able to take home what you make on the day. The course is well planned and easy to follow. Ben and Nic are superb hosts and tutors who make learning fun.
Great value for money, lots packed in ,but never rushed and a lovely lunch included. Will be returning for another course for sure . Thanks for the warm welcome and teaching me a new skill I can use at home. Portia x

- - #17252

Response from Boo Cottage Botanicals:

Thank you Portia for your lovely review! We really enjoyed having you and hope you will be back :)

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- - #11113

What a fabulous and fun day! Nichola was very welcoming and knowledgable about her subject. Lots of lovely things made over the course of the day. Highly recommended.

- - #11107

I want to say a huge thank you to Nichola and Boo Cottage Botanicles for such an fabulous day. We learnt such a lot about natural skincare got to make an huge amount of products including soap, lip balm, bath truffles and body scrub and had so many laughs along the way. Nichola was a brilliant teacher and her love of soap making is infectious.

- - #9657

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 2nd March 2019

  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos

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