The Design Center is physically closed until further notice, but Design Center staff are active and offering online programming and virtual consultations in the fall. Email designcenter@barnard.edu with questions for design-related support and info about online programming. More details here.

Oct 2

Design Talk: Melt & Pour Soap Making

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  • Add to Calendar 2020-10-02 17:00:00 2020-10-02 18:30:00 Design Talk: Melt & Pour Soap Making Join us for the first Design Talk of the fall semester with Christine Nixon of Bathing Spirits, NY! Image Workshop Description: Soap is something we all use several times a day, and even more so this year. The ingredients in the soap we use is often a mystery which requires a Google search to solve. There are also a lot of unnecessary chemicals in the soap we use. In this workshop, Christine will talk about her journey into soapmaking as a career, a brief history of soap making, and will teach you a simple process of making soap with your choice of essential oils and food-grade color dyes. All supplies will be provided and shipped directly to you. Registration is limited, please RSVP as soon as possible. For those unable to attend, here is a link for the kit we are using and a recording of the event will be posted on our website later in October.   Image   Christine Nixon is a G.I.A Graduate Gemologist and bakery entrepreneur that became a skin and hair care, business owner. Christine initially made soap and shampoo for her sensitive skin and dry hair. Retail products worsened the condition of her skin and hair. Organic products were not readily available, too expensive, or didn’t meet all of her quality standards. Making effective products out of necessity birthed Bathing Spirits Inc.    Zoom Barnard barnard-admin@digitalpulp.com America/New_York public

Join us for the first Design Talk of the fall semester with Christine Nixon of Bathing Spirits, NY!

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soaps made by Bathing Spirits, NY

Workshop Description:

Soap is something we all use several times a day, and even more so this year. The ingredients in the soap we use is often a mystery which requires a Google search to solve. There are also a lot of unnecessary chemicals in the soap we use.

In this workshop, Christine will talk about her journey into soapmaking as a career, a brief history of soap making, and will teach you a simple process of making soap with your choice of essential oils and food-grade color dyes. All supplies will be provided and shipped directly to you.

Registration is limited, please RSVP as soon as possible. For those unable to attend, here is a link for the kit we are using and a recording of the event will be posted on our website later in October.

 

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Image of Christine Nixon

 

Christine Nixon is a G.I.A Graduate Gemologist and bakery entrepreneur that became a skin and hair care, business owner. Christine initially made soap and shampoo for her sensitive skin and dry hair. Retail products worsened the condition of her skin and hair. Organic products were not readily available, too expensive, or didn’t meet all of her quality standards. Making effective products out of necessity birthed Bathing Spirits Inc.