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Milk-Based Soaps: Making Natural, Skin-Nourishing Soapby Casey Makela
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Learn the time-honored secrets of making moisturizing, skin-nourishing soaps with milk!
Create this sought-after soap at home using the specialized yet simple techniques Casey Makela has developed in more than 15 years of soapmaking. With her in-depth instructions you'll learn to:
* Make both vegetable- and tallow-based soaps using common ingredients and equipment
* Create classic beauty soaps, like Milk-based Oatmeal and Peaches and Cream
* Experiment with specialty soaps from the practical to the lush — Nitty-Gritty to Romantic Rose
* Name, package, and market your soaps to turn your hobby into a money-maker!
Includes instructions and recipes for creating different types of soaps--including vegetable-based soaps, beauty soaps, and specialty soaps--and describes how to package and market them.
Learn how to make moisturizing, skin-nourishing,
About the Author
The experience and expertise Casey Makela has acquired through 15 years of making soaps is readily apparent in her book, Milk-Based Soaps. She is the owner of Killmaster Soap & Woolen Works, a gift shop and direct mail business. Besides raising dairy goats, Casey has written articles for various animal husbandry periodicals. She resides in Harrisville, Michigan, with her husband and seven children.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: A Glance Back
Chapter 2: The Fundamentals of Soapmaking
Chapter 3: What Is Milk?
Chapter 4: Preparing to Put Milk into Soap
Chapter 5: The Standard Milk-Based Soap Method
Chapter 6: Specialty Recipes
Chapter 7: Recipes for Other Milk-Based Soap Method
Chapter 8: Package It with Appeal
Chapter 9: Making Soap, Making Money
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