Welcome to the Unique Bath Body Home Conference below is the amazing schedule so you can plot and plan for your weekend!
Saturday June 13, 2020
8:00 - 8:15 am Introduction
8:15 - 9:45 am Jo Haslauer Natural Plant Colorants: Learn how to utilize natural plant materials in soaps and cosmetics with infusions and more.
9:45 - 10:00 break
10:00 - 11:30 Amanda Aaron Solid Bubble Bath and Bubble Scoops!
Learn to formulate solid bubble bath and bubble scoops! These products are all the rage these days. We'll go over ingredients, hardeners, liquids, formulation, rolling, scooping and troubleshooting. Then we’ll make a batch. Solid bubble bath and bubble scoops are so much fun to make! They are whimsical and adorable. Kids of all ages (even adults) love using them!
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch / Vendors
12:30 - 2:00 pm Zahida Map
Take Your Soap & Product Photography to the Next Level!
Known for her creative soaps and eye-catching photography, Zahida Map will be sharing tips, tricks, and techniques for both iPhone and DSLR cameras. You will learn how to create and use props and backdrops, composition, styling, consistent branding, lighting, and editing your final images. This is an awesome beginner-friendly course designed to help take your soap and product photography to the next level!
Zahida Map is the founder and creative force behind Handmade in Florida, an artisan soap company recognized for its signature swirls, trend-setting designs, and award-winning soaps.
2:00 - 2:15 pm Break
2:15-5:00 pm Live Learning: Join a few of our makers as they give a live demonstration creating signature products that you can add to your repertoire. During the Live Learning time you will be given a download of the recipes and also the marketing workbook with detailed instructions to make and learn at home!Learn how to make 2 different products and learn how to use a marketing plan to help boost your business and social media.
Jo Haslauer will be presenting a recipe on how to make a solid Face Wash using unique ingredients and even better you get to take a kit to make it at home! (kit included with conference ticket)
Theresa Richard will be presenting 2 recipes on Candle making one is a moisturizing candle that is skin safe, the other is using unique and different waxes to stand out in a sea of candles. and even better you get to take a kit to make it at home! (kit included with conference ticket)
Cheryl Mitchell will be presenting how to make a marketing plan / social media plan that comes with a great workbook for you to take home! (included with conference ticket)
6:00 - 8:00 pm Networking Dinner (included with ticket price)
Sunday June 14, 2020
8:00 - 8:15 am Introduction
8:15 - 9:45 am Benjamin Aaron How to Make Your Business Work for You
How to Make Your Business Work for You: Being a “big” business is relative. You must choose what size and scale your business is going to look like based on your desired lifestyle. If your business is amazing but it comes at the sacrifice of your lifestyle, why do it?
9:45 - 10:00 am Break
10:00 - 11:30 am Lisa Kay Wiggle and Jiggly products:
Put some Wiggly and Jiggly in your creativity. Come learn how to make jelly soap AND jelly bath bombs. Why let the “other company” take all of the market share! Stand out by offering something different and unique that makes customers want to have it because it’s so much fun and cool feeling. You will learn how to make jelly soap from a base and a jelly bomb from scratch.
11:30 - 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 - 2:00 pm Ariane Arsenault Let's Make Solid Shampoo & Conditioners
Hosted by the colorful Ariane Arsenault, this demo/class is the starting point to the basic elements of creating hair loving shampoos and conditioners in a solid form.
A solid shampoo bars is basically a concentrated version of standard shampoo, minus the water and the packaging. Learn about the different surfactants that can be used to make them as well as the different additives, oils and butters that can be best suited for different hair types. To complete this topic, we will also cover the making of a basic solid conditioner to go along with the shampoo.
I will talk about patents that are around these types of cosmetics (so you know the dos and don’ts) as well as 2 different techniques: Melt & Mold and using a Bath Bomb Press. Ariane will help you choose the right ingredients, moisturizing oils and butters, approved cosmetics colorants, recommended PH range and how to measure it, equipment and tools to get you started as well as eco friendly ways to package solid haircare products. Learn about good manufacturing practices and create your very first batch so you too can proudly make and sell solid shampoos and conditioners.
2:00 - 2:15 pm Break
2:15 - -3:45 pm Robert Lackie
The ABC's of How and Why:
As consumers and makers, we are bombarded by imagery and advertising. It floods the marketplace and influences our decisions in many ways. Learning the ABC’s of how and why we respond to this imagery, is a vital part of the felt experience. Learn about the felt experience as a new way to differentiate as a successful business!
3:45 - 5:00 pm Cheryl Mitchell aka Miss Doyle
Preservatives: Not a one size fits all!
Let's take a deeper look at what preservatives can be used in your bath and body products. Learn how to formulate for a preservative and how to fit a preservative into your products.