More Than Soap

Live Soap School

Raising the BAR to One Million Empowered

Soap Making

Learn how to make soap in Live Soap School. Control the ingredients in your families skincare, start a new hobby or even your own cosmetics business right from home. Our Soap Making programs have all the information you need to start and grow your handmade passion.

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Online Business

Ready to turn your handmade craft into cash by starting an online business? Live Soap School has the program for you to get your products online and in front of your potential customers. Click below to download our Free Craft to Cash Workbook. 

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Free Soap Supply Guide

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raise the bar

 Our Mission & Vision

Our mission is to raise the bar on economic opportunity for 1 million people through natural skincare, soap making  and digital technology. I KNOW…crazy RIGHT!

So, how do we get there? 

Eliminate the biggest barriers to education: cost, time, and accessibility. Produce the most impactful content, while inspiring  and leveraging media platforms, social networks, and distance based learning tools.

Welcome to Live Soap School!

More Than Soap – Virtual Soap Summit

I was scheduled to speak at several industry events which have all been postponed or canceled due to COVID-19, so I decided to create the world’s First Virtual Soap Summit happening live and online April 11 & April 12. Join us to learn how to make soap at home and so much more. The Conference is 100% Online so you can maintain social distance while interacting with 14 speakers teaching Natural Product Making and Running a Home Business. Click Here to Register

Soap Summit

Our Content

To Help You Take the First Step





How to Make Your Own Hand Cleanser with Aloe Vera

Can you make your own Hand Sanitizer? With everything going on with Corona virus, interest in hand hygiene has sky rocketed. You may be wondering can you make our own hand sanitizer at home? What are some of the ingredients you need to...

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Upcoming Events

Join Me At An Industry Event or Speaking Engagement

CANCELED - New Jersey Handcrafted Soap & Cosmetics Guild Regional Gathering

New Jersey Soap Gathering

The New Jersey Gathering is offering an information packed and inspiring conference for handcrafters to come learn and share. I’ll be teaching about online marketing and other topics include: CBD skincare, Wholesaling,Pricing, preservatives and challenge testing.

CANCELED - HSCG 2020 Annual Soap Conference - Hartford Connecticut

Handcrafted Soap and Cosmetic Guild 2020 Annual Conference

THIS LIVE EVENT IN NEW ENGLAND HAS BEEN CANCELLED. They are currently working on an alternative model for paid members.  Join me and Soapers from around the world in Hartford Connecticut April 22-25, 2020 for the Annual Soap and Cosmetic Conference. I will be teaching on Systems to Sell Handmade Products online. The annual conference is a great place to meet other makers, learn and talk to industry suppliers

CANCELED - Old Sage Apothecarian Conference

This event has been cancelled due to COVID-19. Want to learn how to make clear soap with the cold process method? Join me at the 2020 Annual Old Sage Apothecarian conference where I will be teaching cold process soap making. 

DIY Thursday

Join me live on Social Media every Thursday at 7pm EST to learn how to make your own skincare products at home with natural ingredients.

Our Programs

Open for Enrollment

Introduction to Soap Making

In this hands-on class you will learn how to make natural soap from scratch, at home, using the ingredients of your choice. Get all the information you need about working with lye, oils, butters, fragrances & additives to make handmade soap at home.

Advanced Soap Making

Learn how to make liquid soap, whipped soap, cream soap and hot process soap in our Advanced Soap Making Class. You can go at your own pace and learn how to select ingredients based on your unique skincare needs. Additionally you will learn how to preserve your products.

Registration Opens April 1. 

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Soap Business Bootcamp

Are you ready to take your handmade hobby to a business? Our Soap Business Bootcamp is designed to help you setup your business for profit. In this online program you will learn how to differentiate your product and sell it online.

Registration Opens April 1. 

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Online Business Blueprint

Ready to get your business off the ground and online but don’t know where to start? The Online Business Blueprint is designed for you to learn the systems you need to create an online presence. You will create your website, develop your brand, connect with customers and leverage the power of social media to start an online business.

Registration Opens April 1. 

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Live Stream Success

Learn how to broadcast live on social media to start or grow your handmade business online. This two part bootcamp teaches you the most effective strategies, tools and platforms to grow your business and brand with Live Streaming.

Registration Opens April 1. 

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About Us

Get to Know Us

Live Soap School started as a way for me to share my craft of soap making while exploring digital technology. In the process I discovered that I could blend my skills and talents to empower people around the world to start and grow home based businesses with handmade soap, natural skincare and teaching the skills to start and grow an online business.

Our Programs

We offer self-paced online programs to learn how to make soap and natural cosmetics. Additionally, we want you to be successful if you choose to grow your business online. Our Online business blueprint teaches you exactly what you need to know to start a business online. 

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Consulting Services

Work one on one with Zakia for your handmade soap business or technical support with getting your online business started.

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The New Soap Makers Cookbook series is a comprehensive and easy to follow series to jumpstart your handmade soap journey.

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Free Resources

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