Organic Lotion Bars, Scrubs, and Lip Balms Class

Learn how to make your own natural skincare products from scratch in NYC.

2.5 hours Class size 1 to 12 (public classes), 8 to 50 label $198

Learn how to make your own botanical skincare products in this fun and relaxing class. Attendees will learn to create organic lotion bars, healing herbal balms and emulsified sugar body scrubs to keep your skin healthy year round.

Whether you want to learn this fun craft for personal use or to advance your own skincare business, this class will provide you with the knowledge to enhance your skillset in natural skincare. 

Marla Bosworth will guide you to connect with nature and create organic skincare products using natural materials. You will learn how to formulate products, incorporate botanicals and herbs, how to customize recipes, and more. Not only will you finish the craft workshop with a beautiful set of skincare products, but you will also have plenty of knowledge to continue your crafting journey on your own. 

Take a pause from your busy schedule to treat yourself. This workshop will allow you to connect with your mind and body by creating wonderful healing and protective products to take home for another moment of self-care and wellbeing. This is also a useful workshop for aromatherapists, massage therapists, spa owners, and beauty entrepreneurs. 

No prior experience or knowledge is necessary. Perfect for beginners and advanced skincare makers.

Marla creates high experiential workshops - a holistic perspective of learning by transforming new information. If you've ever attended any of her classes you know the energy she creates is positive, supportive, educational and fun. Marla is the CEO of Back Porch Soap Company. She has been making plant-based beauty products and soap for 25 years.

Add-on available for this class
  • 1-Hour Zoom Followup Consultation Session with Marla ($100)
You can add these when you book (optional).
Knowledge required
No prior experience or knowledge is necessary. Perfect for beginners and advanced skincare makers.
What you'll get
  • Organic Lotion Bar
  • Organic Emulsified Body Scrub
  • Organic Botanical Healing Balm
What to bring
Just bring a pen!
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday or bachelorette party.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mom, anniversary gift, Father's Day gift or birthday gift.

Back Porch Soap Co is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.


Manhattan, NY

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Your teacher
Back Porch Soap Co
Back Porch Soap Co

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Back Porch Soap Company was founded in 1998 by Marla Bosworth. She launched one of the first schools of natural skincare in the U.S. Marla offers cosmetic formulation training in organic skin care and natural hair, soapmaking and candle making. In addition to natural cosmetics online training, Marla teaches in New York City. Marla is well-known in the indie beauty community for sharing her knowledge of natural cosmetic and soap formulation along with her extensive background in entrepreneurship. She teaches experiential workshops that engage and empower students with knowledge in natural skincare formulation. A shamanic practitioner and energy soul coach, Marla speaks at corporate and private events, wellness gatherings and conferences around the world.

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Alicia Cooper Sep 2022

The instructor was very nice and patiently answered every question asked. Her assistant was very nice as well. The distributed overview information sheets explained a lot and I’ll definitely refer back to them for future use. Thanks soo much for wonderful experience.
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