Russian Alternative to French Perfume: The History of Soap Making in Russia

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Health - Class/Workshop

Date & Time: Sunday, November 10, 2019
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Suggested Audiences: College, Adult, Elders
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Museum of Russian Icons
203 Union St.
Clinton, MA 01510
Cost: Members $6, Nonmembers $12
Sponsored by: Museum of Russian Icons
Description: Marina Smirnov, creator and owner of Finist natural beauty products, presents the history of soap making in Russia. Marina will also speak about her soap-making practices that enhance the healing properties of herbs, clays, and essential oils, helping to recharge and restore balance and beauty. Products will be available for purchase after the lecture. The lecture will highlight key aspects of the History of Soap-Making and Bathing in Russia. It will shed light on the origins and techniques of the art of making soap starting from medieval times and leading up to the present. But is making soap an art or a science? The answer is somewhat subjective, and the lecture will cover both aspects of the process
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Phone: 9785985000
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Created: September 19, 2019 at 10:39 AM

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