Cold Process Soap Making Course $62

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Cold process soap making is the foundation for all other natural soap making techniques.
The difference between conventional soap you find at the drugstore versus handmade soap is huge.
Once you start using natural soap, you can never go back to commercially made soap.

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You’ll be making a recycled soap mold to hold your fresh 2 pound batch of soap. A video and directions will be given in the course.

You’ll learn how to make a soap recipe that you can call your very own, from the base oils you choose, to the colors, exfoliants, and scent.

If you get stuck, need more information or want to post a question or comment, you’ll find a students only conversation on the bottom of every page in the course. I’ll personally answer your questions.

There are many choices for natural colors. Some of these colors are typical and others are very unusual and creative.

You’ll be watching the unmolding and cutting of a freshly made batch of soap so you’ll know what to expect when your soap is ready to cut.

We will take a look at different ways to wrap and package your soap, how to cure it properly and when you will be able to use it.

What you’ll learn

  • Recycled Soap Mold
  • Indigo Cold Process Soap
  • Quebracho Rosemary Soap
  • Beer and wine cold process soap
  • Goats milk or vegan milk soap
  • Make your own cold process recipes
  • Make herbal oils and extracts

Who this course is for

  • Beginners and Experienced Soap Makers
  • Anyone who wants to learn from a professional who has been in the business for 24 years and makes a living at making soap and teaching
  • Creators who want to make Natural Soap and skin care products without chemical Fragrance and Colors
  • Palm Oil Free enthusiasts
  • Crafters who want to look after both their health and the environment by making and using soap and skincare products that will not harm themselves or the earth.

Here are just a few things you’ll learn

Handy Cold Process Ebook

Included in the course, a handy Ebook illustrating the process of cold process soap making step by step.
You can keep this on your computer or print out a copy to have on hand.

Goat’s Milk or Vegan Milk Soap

This process allows you to create a rich soothing healing soap.
You will get the same results with a vegan milk such as hemp, soy or coconut milk.

Make your own Soap Recipes

Once you start, you will be coming up with a bunch
of new oil combinations.
You’ll soon discover your favorite combinations.

Meet The Teacher


I’m Rene Whitlock.

I’m the founder of Soap Making School.

We are going on to our 12th year on line and the program has grown faster than I dreamed.

Soap Making is my passion. since I began in 1997.
I’ve been teaching for a good chunk of that time, starting with friends and other Soap Makers.  

I’ve been teaching larger groups for over 23 years. It’s been a blast and it has inspired me to make videos showing what I teach in my live classes. My curious nature has allowed me to push myself into experimenting with many soap making methods that I’ve not seen before.

I like to look for a more logical simplified method for making soap. If I can’t find one then I will invent one. If it works out, it becomes the new method that I use and over time it becomes the norm. 

I spent a big chunk of my time during my learning process asking the question why. Why would someone want to complicate something that can be simple? We support Palm oil free soap making and sponsor orphaned Orangutans through Orangutan Foundation International  

Hope to see you in the class!

read more about rene here

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When does the course start and finish?

    The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course – you decide when you start and when you finish.

  • How long do I have access to the course?

    How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.

  • What if I have questions during the course?

    On every page of the course there is a conversation area where you can ask questions and chat with other students.
    If you’re not comfortable doing that you can send an email to and I’ll answer your questions through email.

$62 US

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Indigo powder or ultramarine blue
Olive Oil
Natural Gold Mica or turmeric
Coconut Oil
Distilled or filtered Water
Sodium Hydroxide
Quebracho powder or cocoa powder
Myrobalan powder or turmeric powder
Essential Oil
Soy Bean Oil
wine or beer
organic goat's milk or any vegan milk (coconut, hemp, soy)
jojoba, hemp or sweet almond oil
Lot's of ice!!