Beeswax Candle Making Class
This is the safest method of candle making for you and the environment! Beeswax is highly prized as a long-lasting, clean-burning wax. It is 100% natural produced by bees and requires next-to-no processing, making it much safer than chemical-ridden paraffin and genetically-modified soy. In this class, you can use natural yellow beeswax to make 2-3 candles (about 8 oz. of beeswax), using the silicone mold (e.g. flower, heart) &/or decorative containers of your choice (e.g. glass, ceramic). You'll learn how to choose the correct wick size & prime the wicks, and how to reuse the molds/containers as well, after burning your candles at home. During the class, we'll discuss how beeswax is made, interesting beeswax history and information, and the benefits of using beeswax over other waxes. Find out how amazing bees & their beeswax are! Along with your candles, take home a thorough, detailed instructional handout, including beeswax information, a wick-sizing chart, ingredients, materials/equipment, suppliers & decorating ideas. Everything is provided in the class, as well as some snacks & tea. This class lasts 1.5 hours & is available for up to 3 people. Beeswax lip balm making can be added for $15/person & bath bomb making can be added for $20/person. Contact Lindsay if interested and if you have any questions. I hope to meet you soon! General Class Information: - Very small class sizes! Choose to take a private class just for you or choose a semi-private class on the online calendar for only 2-3 people per class. Small groups allow for a more personal, enjoyable experience, in which you can feel comfortable to ask all of your questions and then go home ready to try out your new skill! - Available every day of the week! Set up a private class any day of the week at a time that works best for you or book a slot in an available class on the online calendar. - 100% hands-on! Make the products yourself; you won't watch, you'll do. - Customize your products! I supply the recipe & ingredients & you choose which work best for you. - Bring nothing! Everything is provided in the class with NO extra materials fee. - It's all in the details! Take home a thorough, detailed instructional handout with recipes, ingredients, materials list & suppliers.
Hi, my name is Lindsay. I am the former owner of Blue Dot Organics based out of San Francisco. I taught a variety of large-group classes in the making of soap, candles, lotion, lip balm and various other body and household natural products. I closed this business in the fall of 2014 and traveled abroad with my husband. We returned to Pacifica, California in the fall of 2015 and I began teaching again, but on a smaller scale until May of 2016. My husband was offered a job in Long Beach; so since July of 2016, I have been offering private classes, as well as semi-private classes on my online calendar, for up to 2 people per class on Ocean Blvd. You can enjoy an informative, fun class tailored to you in a relaxed atmosphere. My Soap Making & Teaching Background: I have been making & learning about natural, body-care products since 2012, when I took my first soap-making class with my sister-in-law in Quincy, Massachusetts. It was so fun that I immediately moved on to lotion, candles, bath bombs & more! I had been a teacher long before learning how to make natural products though, so when I moved to San Francisco in 2013, I decided to mesh my 2 specialty areas and open Blue Dot Organics. I have taught in various capacities ever since I graduated with a Bachelor's in Education in 2006, but I prefer the small-group setting for a more personal experience and so you can get the most out of the class! I hope to meet you soon!
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