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Making Soaps & Scents: Soaps, Shampoos, Perfumes & Splashes You Can Make at Home (Life's Little Luxuries)

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MAKING SOAPS

Catherine Bardey, fashion editor and stylist, shows you the secrets of making soaps that add a personal touch to your everyday bathing experience and provide great presents for any occasion. Her special blends of all-natural ingredients produce handmade soaps with character and utility--ground almonds help exfoliation, lavender oil soothes and heals irritated skin, coffee rids hands of strong cooking smells and olive oil conditions hair.

MAKING SCENTS

From alluring to calming, each special scent in this distinctive collection of simple recipes will surround you with a pleasing aura all your own. Catherine's detailed fragrance profiles will show you how to pick the perfect scent to fit your mood and personality whether you're making your own or buying brand-name perfumes and colognes. She also gives recipes for her favorites including:

Cleansing Soaps and Shampoos include:

Soothing Honey Vanilla

Relaxing Coconut Rosewood

Exfoliating Honey Almond Soap

All-purpose Coffee Oatmeal Soap

Indulging Chocolate Milk Soap

Moisturizing Olive Oil

Glycerin Soap

Enticing Perfumes, Colognes and Splashes include:

Elegant Rose Water

Calming Lavender Water

Comforting Clary Sage Cologne

Spicy Pear Nectar Perfume

Zesty Lemon Lime Cologne

And this is just the beginning; explore these examples and use them as a base for your own soap and fragrance creations. You don't need fancy or expensive equipment or complicated procedures to surround yourself with sensational suds and stylish scents.

Synopsis:

Instructions for creating a variety of fragrances, shampoos, splashes, and soaps at home are included. A special section details the techniques of the world's most famous fragrance producers and traces perfume history. 100 color illustrations.

Synopsis:

With this book, it is easy to create soothing suds and a wide variety of perfumes, colognes and splashes that moisturize, revitalize and aromatize skin and hair.

Following the simple step-by-step directions, readers can make all the body products of their dreams, from Buttermilk Oatmeal Soap and Tangerine Cocoa Bar to Lemon Lavender Shampoo. Each recipe also points out how readers can improvise and create their own special soaps and scents.

A special section details the techniques of the world's most famous fragrance producers and traces perfume history. The book includes a resource directory, safety hints and ways to make your soaps more earth-friendly.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 180) and index.

About the Author

Catherine Bardey has been a stylist for Elle, New York and French Vogue. She has written for Glamour, Vanity Fair, Martha Stewart's Living and other magazines. Her previous books include Secrets of the Spas, Making Soaps and Scents, Making Candles and Potpourri and Lingerie, all available from Black Dog and Leventhal. She lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

PART I: Making Soaps

A LITTLE HISTORY

SOAP MAKING, IN A NUTSHELL

TOOLS OF THE TRADE

INGREDIENTS

BASIC and TECHNIQUES

HAND-MILLED SOAP

THE JELL-O METHOD

DECORATING and PACKAGING

SOAP RECIPES

CUSTOM SOAPS

SHAMPOOS

RINSES

TROUBLE SHOOTING

SOAP FACTS

PART II: Making Scents

A FRAGRANT HISTORY

FRANGRANCE FAMILIES

HOW TO READ A FRAGRANCE

PERFUME RECIPES

TOOLS OF THE TRADE

CUSTOM SCENTS

Essentials

Product Details

ISBN:
9781579120597
Subtitle:
Splashes You Can Make at Home
Author:
Bardey, Catherine
Publisher:
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Aromatherapy
Subject:
Potpourri
Subject:
Soap and soap trade
Subject:
Perfumes
Subject:
Soap
Subject:
HEALTH and FITNESS / Aromatherapy
Subject:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Aromatherapy
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Life's Little Luxuries
Series Volume:
93-R027
Publication Date:
19991001
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4 1/2 x 9 1/4 x 1/2
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.44x4.69x.78 in. .88 lbs.

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Product details 192 pages Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers - English 9781579120597 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Instructions for creating a variety of fragrances, shampoos, splashes, and soaps at home are included. A special section details the techniques of the world's most famous fragrance producers and traces perfume history. 100 color illustrations.
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With this book, it is easy to create soothing suds and a wide variety of perfumes, colognes and splashes that moisturize, revitalize and aromatize skin and hair.

Following the simple step-by-step directions, readers can make all the body products of their dreams, from Buttermilk Oatmeal Soap and Tangerine Cocoa Bar to Lemon Lavender Shampoo. Each recipe also points out how readers can improvise and create their own special soaps and scents.

A special section details the techniques of the world's most famous fragrance producers and traces perfume history. The book includes a resource directory, safety hints and ways to make your soaps more earth-friendly.

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