Back Porch Soap Company was founded in 1998 by Marla Bosworth. Ms. Bosworth leads workshops to educate and empower students to make their own natural skincare products, essential oil blends, natural wax candles and other products for personal enjoyment or to sell. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge on entrepreneurship, how to work with wildcrafted plants, aromatics and plant-based, organic ingredients. She is well-known in the natural skincare community. She teaches experiential workshops that are engaging as well as providing a comfortable environment for students to ask questions and learn. Ms. Bosworth is a is a shamanic practitioner and soul guidance coach, working with several energetic healing modalities. She speaks at wellness events and conferences throughout the U.S. 

Reviews of Back Porch Soap Company

(94 Reviews)
Design Your Own Natural Candles Workshop

8/25/2019
Wendys D.

Attended: Design Your Own Natural Candles Workshop


Class was good just teacher speaks super fast!!! But overall was great

Design Your Own Natural Candles Workshop

8/25/2019
Devri K.

Attended: Design Your Own Natural Candles Workshop


The workshop was so informative!!! You gain great knowledge when making your candle. Marla is a great instructor. There's a lot that goes into making beautiful candles, especially starting up your business. YouTube can't give you detail information like being in this workshop. I looking forward to her next workshop.

Design Your Own Natural Candles Workshop

8/25/2019
Tiffany S.

Attended: Design Your Own Natural Candles Workshop


Instructor was phenomenal and the class was very knowledgeable I’m super excited to start this new craft

Design Your Own Natural Candles Workshop

8/24/2019
Cheryl J.

Attended: Design Your Own Natural Candles Workshop


Marla seemed very knowledgeable about all aspects of candle making, from the tools, scents, waxes, etc., to selling them. We went through a handout she had (she also sent a link to the class online) and made a soy and a coconut wax candle. We used fragrance and essential oils for both (or a blend of two or more) in between going through the steps of making and selling the candles. I went to the class right after work and thought the three hours would drag, but they flew. I found this class very interesting and would recommend it to anyone who might be thinking of selling candles. Having said that, I'm not sure that I'd do more than make them for friends and family, and I'm still really glad I took the class. I would definitely take another class with Marla.

Design Your Own Natural Candles Workshop

8/5/2019
Kyle B.

Attended: Design Your Own Natural Candles Workshop


Had a lovely time, very informative.

Herbal Organic Skincare: Body Butters, Scrubs and Balms

7/30/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Herbal Organic Skincare: Body Butters, Scrubs and Balms


Very knowledgeable. Teacher is experienced and has a lot of info to share. Class was a lil disorganized and I wish I did more hands on things that involved working with my hands instead of watching. Other than that, I loved the products I created and use them at home.

Anti-Aging Facial Products: Creams, Gels & Polishes

7/25/2019
Nzinga A.

Attended: Anti-Aging Facial Products: Creams, Gels & Polishes


The class was excellent the tutor was amazing and the products to take away was wonderful just thought it could have been 2 days with all to learn but loved it

Herbal Organic Skincare: Body Butters, Scrubs and Balms

7/24/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Herbal Organic Skincare: Body Butters, Scrubs and Balms


This class was fun and very informative and I look forward to experimenting and creating gifts for friends and family with what I learned.

Design Your Own Natural Candles Workshop

6/5/2019
Maria C.

Attended: Design Your Own Natural Candles Workshop


Easy and fun

Design Your Own Natural Candles Workshop

5/30/2019
Shawntavia W.

Attended: Design Your Own Natural Candles Workshop


The teacher was very knowledgable about all things candles! I truly had so much fun creating my two candles. Both the teacher and her assistant were very sweet and worked well with one another. They had the perfect amount of supplies and a nice selection of both fragrance and essential oils. I'd definitely take another one of her classes!

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Upcoming Classes at Back Porch Soap Company

Create Your Own Wire Wrapped Crystal Jewelry Workshop
Create Your Own Wire Wrapped Crystal Jewelry Workshop
Next start date:

Friday Sep 20th, 6pm - 8pm

Launch Your Own Crystal Lifestyle Brand Workshop
Launch Your Own Crystal Lifestyle Brand Workshop
Next start date:

Saturday Sep 21st, 6pm - 8pm

Create Your Own Crystal Grid Workshop
Create Your Own Crystal Grid Workshop
Next start date:

Sunday Sep 22nd, 6pm - 8pm

Bath & Body University Certificate Course
Bath & Body University Certificate Course
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Monday Sep 23rd, 6pm - 9pm

Plant-based, Natural Shampoo & Conditioner Workshop
Plant-based, Natural Shampoo & Conditioner Workshop
Next start date:

Tuesday Sep 24th, 6pm - 9pm

Design Your Own Cold Process Soap Immersive Workshop
Design Your Own Cold Process Soap Immersive Workshop
Next start date:

Wednesday Sep 25th, 6pm - 9pm

Design Your Own Natural Candles Workshop
Design Your Own Natural Candles Workshop
Next start date:

Thursday Sep 26th, 6pm - 9pm