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Making Herbal Liquid Soap from Scratch

with Deena Class, Ph.D., Herbal Educator

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Date: Saturday, March 25, 2023

Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Fee: $60 ($54 Members) - supplies are included!


Join Deena Class for this fun workshop on how to make herbal liquid soap in your kitchen with very simple equipment. During the workshop, Deena will teach you the basics of liquid soapmaking:


2) formulating a recipe,

3) choosing herbs to infuse in your oils ahead of time (we'll be using violet leaves for this batch),

4) herbs to add when you dilute your soap paste if desired, and

5) diluting your soap paste into your own unique liquid soap suitable for your skin type and any skin issues you face.


The beauty of liquid soap is that the paste can be made ahead of time (what we'll do during the workshop) and stored indefinitely. When you need more liquid soap, you just dilute it and use it!


Deena specializes in formulating allergy-friendly herbal products, so the soap made during the workshop will be free of the Top 8 food allergens, free from artificial fragrance and pigments, and safe for most.



Soap paste made from Plantago rugelii


Our intention is to respect plant and regional individuality. We also respect individual learning and teachings. With that in mind, we encourage you to consult with an experienced authority in your locality to discuss any plant decisions you make related to health and well-being.


Remaining Seats: 2

Registration open through 3/24/2023 2:00 PM EST

About the Instructor

Dr. Deena Class began studying herbalism and making her own skincare products at the tender age of 18 (in 1997) to help with her own severe, lifelong eczema. After running a micro-skincare-business in the early 2000's, life took her abroad and she spent the following decade living, learning and loving in 7 different countries across 4 continents. Being a bit of a collector at heart, she kept deepening and broadening her knowledge of herbalism and, especially, holistic skincare, even as she collected degrees and experience in public health. While these adventures abroad were deeply meaningful, Deena couldn't wait to have a place to call "home" and set down roots (literally and figuratively). Relocating to the Piedmont, NC in 2014, she fell in love with the North Carolina Botanical Garden and now folds native plants into her gardening, herbalism, skin care making and natural dyeing.  

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