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Ms. Marla Bosworth

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Chief Executive Officer and Presi...

Local Address: Duxbury, Massachusetts, United States
Back Porch Soap Company
711 Amsterdam Ave.
New York City, New York 10025
United States

Company Description: Back Porch Soap Co. was founded in 1998 by me, beauty industry expert, Marla Bosworth. I'm a Massachusetts resident who is inspired daily by life in and around...   more

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  • B.A. , English/Journalism
    University of New Hampshire
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Meet the Team | Saponifier, 23 Aug 2014 [cached]
Marla Bosworth, Feature Writer
Marla Bosworth
Marla Bosworth is the CEO and President of Back Porch Soap Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Marla teaches natural skincare classes throughout the U.S. and online. ( She provides product, brand and marketing strategies for handmade beauty companies as well as retails, wholesales and private labels soaps and bath and body products.
Soap Making Classes, Start a Natural Bath and Body Products Business, Soap Making School Cosmetology, 1 July 2014 [cached]
Our hands-on, cosmetic courses and soapmaking classes are taught by Marla Bosworth, president and founder of Back Porch Soap Company. She brings 30 years experience in retail, marketing and market research (16 years experience in the handmade bath and body industry, specifically). During the past 10 years she has taught thousands of students worldwide how to make soap, start a soap business, and formulate skincare products.
Here's what some of our students have said about our classes:
"I really enjoyed the Bath & Body Business Boot Camp. The information Marla gave was excellent. I am excited about the new levels of my Bath & Body Business. -Ronisha F.
"This boot camp was well worth the investment. Marla was extremely knowledgeable and organized. The biggest benefit (other than the valuable information) was to have the focus on bath and body. All of the questions were relevant. It was also great to meet other women and develop relationships with them. -Carla M.
"Marla is awesome! Inspiring and motivational. She is so business savy! She gave me so much information and clarified any questions I had. Marla is a wonderful instructor and an overall great business leader. Thanks Marla! -Anonymous
"This is the most 'user' friendly workshop I've ever attended. Everyone was so nice and helpful. Marla is so knowledgable and is a wonderful instructor!!! I thoroughly enjoyed this experience and I've learned a lot! Thank you so much. -Anonymous
"I loved Marla and think she did an excellent job.
Advocacy Leaders - Indie Business Community, 4 July 2012 [cached]
Marla Bosworth
Marla Bosworth, Back Porch Soaps IBN Member Since May 2007
From one of my students regarding ..., 1 July 2014 [cached]
From one of my students regarding this class: "Marla - Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!
The webinar is taught by Back Porch Soap Company CEO and President Marla Bosworth, a 16-year bath and beauty expert and market research analyst, who launched her company in 1998 with only a few hundred dollars. Now Back Porch Soap wholesales to more than 500 upscale boutiques, Whole Foods, resorts, gift stores and spas.
In this webinar Marla will share common and costly mistakes which will save you valuable time and money.
She will cover the following:
Your Instructor: Marla Bosworth is CEO and President of Back Porch Soap Company. She has been fully immersed in retail sales and marketing for more than 30 years. For the past 16 years Marla has taught product formulation classes to thousands of students from around the world. Her company's wholesale clients include Whole Foods and upscale boutiques. Marla shares her passion for cosmetic formulation, soap making, bath and body products, natural skincare and entrepreneurship. She feels her true calling is formulating natural and organic products and teaching others how to formulate soap and skincare luxuries.
Her credentials include a B.A. in English/Journalism from the University of New Hampshire in 1987. She has an extensive background in marketing, market research and manufacturer consulting as a Market Research Analyst for the company now known as Forrester Research. Clients included Hewlett-Packard, Canon, Xerox and IBM.
Marla is a contributing author for The Saponifier Magazine, a moderator on Indie Beauty Network, and a speaker at the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild Conference from 2009-2014. She leads natural skincare workshops and business classes at colleges, adult education programs and conferences throughout the U.S.
A note from Marla: "I hope you'll join me for this enlightening and educational, two-night webinar.
Soap Making Classes, Soap Making School and Cosmetic Making Courses, cosmetology, 1 July 2014 [cached]
Our hands-on New York City Soap Making classes and cosmetic making courses are taught on the Upper West Side of Manhattan by Marla Bosworth, CEO and founder of Back Porch Soap Company. She brings more than 15 years experience in the handmade bath and body industry as well as decades of marketing, market research and retail expertise to share in each workshop.
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