Come make different types of milk soap!

Come make different types of milk soap!


Making Milk Soaps

  • Saturday, October 28, 2017, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The type of soap being made is called "Cold Process"* It is made by combining fatty acids and sodium hydroxide (lye) together. Fatty acids can be almost any oil - from beef tallow to olive oil to hemp oil. The combinations for making your own personal recipe are endless. Making these soaps with milk requires special preparation and recipes. 

  • Hear the history of soap making.
  • Natural soap ingredients and their benefits.
  • Why use natural soap over commercial, store-bought.
  • Learn about using milk in soap.
  • Each participant will receive a packet of information that has recipes, handouts, lye cautions, etc.

Soaps we'll be making this time:

  • Cornmeal and Milk Scrub Bar
  • Buttermilk Bar
  • Coconut Cranberry Orange Spice Bar
  • Creamy Goatsmilk

Cost: $45/person - limited to only 16 people. Includes 8 bars of soap to take home (Two of each kind). Sorry, no refunds, if you can’t attend please send someone in your place. Register by October 13, 2017.

*Cold process soap making requires use of lye. Participants MUST wear closed toe shoes - No flip flops or sandals! You will be provided with the necessary safety equipment, such as long-sleeved lab coats, safety glasses, and nitrile gloves (not latex). Each participant will be required to sign a risk waiver before the start of the session, and will need to bring a large bath towel or beach towel. Must be 18 or older.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County
18 Seward Avenue
Suite 300 (third floor)
Middletown, New York 10940