This is a small class with only 4 spaces available!
Beginner through Advanced Intermediate Class
This is a 3-hour, hands-on, candlemaking workshop taught by Marla Bosworth. This is a small class where you will learn how design your own natural wax candles.
Much thought and consideration should go into developing a line of candles. Marla has been manufacturing and selling candles for 22 years and will cover natural waxes on the market, how to determine which is right for you, how to create safe candles, getting cold and hot throws, colors, testing, liability, legal requirements and much more.
Natural wax candles add warmth, fragrance and charm to any environment. In this workshop you will learn how to create candles in glass containers, choose your own scents and colors. If you are interested in making candles to sell or as a craft for gifts or favors, this class is for you!
This workshop is intended for students to have fun exploring different scents while creating their very own candles. Students will choose their own scents and colors for each candle - one for soy wax, and one for coconut wax. Learn to blend fragrances that provide beautiful hot and cold "throw" and aroma.
Much thought and consideration should go into developing a line of candles. Marla Bosworth has been manufacturing and selling candles for 22 years.
Signup for this live workshop also includes access to Marla's online candle class that students can watch and learn at their own pace. The online class goes into depth about choosing wicks, wax, required labeling, pricing and insurance (for those wishing to sell), testing and much more, leaving us with more experiental time in the live workshop for you to design your own candles.
This class is perfect for newbies, spa owners, estheticians, green beauty entrepreneurs, massage therapist and for those who are currently making candles, but unsure if they are making them properly or need to troubleshoot wicks, candle burn, etc.
You'll receive an emailed information-packed handout with detailed instructions, formulas, formulating guidelines and a valuable supplier list that is worth the class alone.
Students will design two candles in glass jars:
- Coconut Wax Candle
- Soy Wax Candle
This is a hands-on class. If you have an existing beauty business, or are launching one, you'll love how these candles easily cross-sell with the rest of your line.
Marla creates highly experential workshops - a holistic perspective of learning by transforming new and ancient wisdom. If you've ever attended her classes you know she energetially creates a positive, supportive learning environment that is educational and also fun.
Bio: Marla Bosworth is the CEO of Back Porch Soap Company. She has been creating conscious beauty products for 21 years.
Date: Sunday, March 8
Time: 9 a.m. - Noon
Course Fee: $168. Class fee includes materials, supplies, ingredients and a valuable handout with recipes, formulation tips, instructions and a list of our favorite suppliers.
West Springfield, Illinois, conveniently located off I-72 (exact address emailed upon signup or contact in advance).
Note: All classes must be prepaid in full. Due to venue rental contracts and Marla's travel and accommodation commitments, we do not offer refunds, transfers nor credits on missed classes. If you would like to send someone in your place, please let us know 24 hours prior to class.
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