Take your soap making skills to another level by learning the Cold Process method of making those lovely soap bars!

Learn how to make natural, vegetable oil-based soaps with Lala de Leon of Simoy ng Haraya. This particular process of soap making deals with using sodium hydroxide (lye), so participants must be aged 18 and above.

The class will cover the following:

  • Necessary materials, supplies, equipment
  • Safety consideration when working with lye
  • Taking proper measurements
  • Using essential oils to scent your soap
  • Coloring soap with natural herbs, spices, or clay
  • Preparing your mold
  • Cutting, curing, storing your soap

Each student will experience making their own batch of Natural Vegetable oil-based soap using premium ingredients such as Virgin Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Rice Bran Oil, Cocoa Butter and essential oils. Each kit for this session yields an equivalent of up to 10 bars of soap, and includes a take home of the following items–wooden soap mold with silicone liner, goggles, soap cutter, ready-to-use soap bar, and sample soap recipes.

Session fee is PHP 5,500. A maximum of 8 participants will be accommodated. Participants will be requested to wear/bring lightweight long sleeved shirts as additional protection

Available session dates for October and November at our workshop space at Unit 302, 926 Pasay Road Condominium (Pamana-Languages Building), Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay Road, behind New World Hotel), Makati:

  • October 7, (Saturday) 9AM – 1PM
  • November 11, (Saturday) 9AM – 1PM


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About the Instructor

lala de leonLala De Leon is an advertising practitioner and a keen enthusiast of anything hand made. Once her duties are done in the office, she goes home to her flat that turns into a makeshift chemistry lab, used to concoct soaps, perfumes and aromatherapy balms. “What was once a hobby has evolved into a small sideline business with the name, Simoy ng Haraya (loosely translated as Whiff of Imagination).”








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