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The Natural Soap Book: Making Herbal and Vegetable-Based Soaps

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Publisher Comments:

It's fun to make your own natural soaps at home!

Susan Miller Cavitch takes the mystery out of soapmaking, sharing her formulas for making high-quality vegetable-based soaps that are good for your skin — and free of synthetic additives.

The Natural Soap Book gives you:

* Clear directions and illustrations to guide you step-by-step through the entire process — from buying supplies to cutting and trimming the final bars.

* Recipes for old favorites like oatmeal/honey and avocado soaps to Susan's unique recipes for goat milk, borage, and even a tropical shampoo bar.

* Creative wrapping and gift packaging ideas.

* Formulas for exotic specialty scents like Holiday Spice, Sweet Earth, and Southern Summers.

* Profiles and tips from professional soapmakers.

Synopsis:

An inspiring exploration of the goodness of chemical- and additive-free soap. The definitive resource for making vegetable-based soaps from scratch, with 162,000 copies in print.

Synopsis:

The definitive resource for making vegetable-based soaps from scratch, from buying supplies to cutting the final bars.

Synopsis:

An inspiring exploration of the goodness of chemical- and additive-free soap. 102,000 copies in print.

About the Author

Author Susan Miller Cavitch is the founder and president of Soap Essentials, Inc., a Memphis-based retail mail-order company producing homemade herbal products. She is the author of The Natural Soap Book and The Soapmaker's Companion. Susan lives in Eads, Tennessee.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Preface

Part One: Understanding the Basics

Introduction

Chapter 1: The Kinds of Soap

Part Two: The Ingredients

Chapter 2: Characteristics of Oils, Fats, and their Soaps

Chapter 3: Lye and Water

Chapter 4: Scents

Chapter 5: Colorants

Chapter 6: Nutrients

Chapter 7: Preservatives

Part Three: Making Soaps

Chapter 8: Getting Started: Equipment and Supplies

Chapter 9: Recipes

Chapter 10: Diagnosing Signs of Trouble

Chapter 11: Cutting and Trimming

Part Four: Beyond the Basics

Chapter 12: Creative Ideas for Wrapping Soap

Chapter 13: The Chemistry of Soapmaking

Appendix A. Suppliers

Appendix B. Soapmaking Businesses

Glossary: The Language of Soap

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780882668888
Author:
Cavitch, Susan Miller
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Author:
Cavitch, Susan Miller
Subject:
General
Subject:
Miscellaneous
Subject:
Herbal Medications
Subject:
Vocational education and industrial arts
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - Skin
Subject:
Soap
Subject:
HEALTH and FITNESS / Herbal Medications
Subject:
CRAFTS and HOBBIES / General
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Skin Care
Subject:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Herbal Medications
Subject:
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / General
Subject:
Beauty and Fashion-Beauty General
Subject:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Beauty & Grooming
Subject:
HOUSE & HOME / Sustainable Living
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
19950131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
6 x 9
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.56 in 0.69 lb

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"Synopsis" by , An inspiring exploration of the goodness of chemical- and additive-free soap. The definitive resource for making vegetable-based soaps from scratch, with 162,000 copies in print.

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The definitive resource for making vegetable-based soaps from scratch, from buying supplies to cutting the final bars.
"Synopsis" by , An inspiring exploration of the goodness of chemical- and additive-free soap. 102,000 copies in print.

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