Making Shampoos using Oils and Lye (Accredited) eLearning

Making Shampoos using Oils and Lye (Accredited) eLearning

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Make your own shampoo

Making your own shampoos using the lye and oils method can be challenging yet rewarding.

This e-Learning module will teach you the following topics:

Lye safety
Key oils, butters, waters and waxes used in shampoos
Fatty acid characteristics and how they can effect your shampoo and hair
Specialist ingredients such as vitamins, extracts and proteins
Testing and adjusting the pH of your shampoo
Thickening your shampoo
How to make shampoo using the hob and slow cooker methods

This module is presented to you as a beautifully formatted, fully illustrated PDF file and comes with the Lye Safety Pack (also a PDF).


Whilst there are no prerequisites for this course, an understanding of making traditional cold or hot process soaps would be an advantage.  We also recommend the following modules:

Hair care ingredients - their function and benefits
Hair structure, phases, types and issues
Using preservatives

Email support is offered whilst you learn and your files are available to you online for 3 months from date of purchase.




If you are interested in creating a range of hair care products, why not also see our other hair care self-paced training modules which include:

You may also find the PF Guide to Using Preservatives interesting and useful.

If you plan to study all the hair care modules, please see our 'Home Study Hair Care - all Modules' as there are significant benefits to purchasing all the modules at once.



If you wish to submit a product made as part of this course for review by the Plush Folly panel, please see our product review option. 

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