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Handmade Soap Book

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

In a world filled with artificial and synthetic products, this book shows you how to creat your own soaps and bathtime luxuries using only natural ingredients and very little specialized equipment. Gorgeous photography and simple, easy-to-follow recipes will inspire you to start right away.

— Create a soap to suit your own personal skin type

— Choose from a range of scintillating and mouth-watering ingredients, including peach, cucumber, ylang ylang, cinnamon, pine, pepperment, camomile, lavender, sandalwood, chocolate, goat's milk and many, many more

— Includes recipes for shampoo bars, body splashes, bath oils and foaming bath creams

— Solve all your gift problems — with soaps for grown-ups and kids, men and women

— Plus great ideas for packaging and presenting your finished soaps

Book News Annotation:

A beginner's book. Good color photos with simple instructions including rather exotic recipes calling for crayons, fruit, eggs. Also touches on aromatherapy.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Easy instructions show readers how to craft a variety of unique bath products from one basic recipe. A Selection of the Crafter's Choice Book Club; Book-of-the-Month Club's Country Homes & Gardens Club.

Synopsis:

Readers can easily craft a wide variety of unique bath products from one basic recipe using the easy, step-by-step instructions.

About the Author

Popular craft writer Melinda Coss has authored over 20 books, including Storey's The Handmade Soap Book. She has also contributed to many craft magazines such as Crafts Beautiful, Inspirations, and Home and Country. Melinda launched The Handmade Soap Company, a cottage industry that creates and sells handcrafted soaps to individual customers and small shops. Melinda lives in Camarthenshire, Wales, with her eight cats, four chickens, two pot-bellied pigs, and a poodle.

Table of Contents

Introduction

The History of Soap Making

Basic Know-How

Materials and Equipment

Shapes and Sizes

Basic Oils and Fats

Saponification Chart

Rebatching and Recycling

Choosing a Scent

Textures and Fillers

Colorings

Recipes

Three Basic Soap Recipes

Fruit Soaps

Floral Soaps

Honey and Beeswax Soaps

Herb and Spice Soaps

Dairy Soaps

Castile Soaps

Glycerine Soaps

Creamy Coconut Soaps

Antiseptic Soaps

Soaps for the Life in Your Man

Special Editions

Bathtime Luxuries

Hair Care

Special Effects

Packaging Soaps

Troubleshooting Guide

Suppliers and Further Reading

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781580170840
Author:
Peios, Emma
Author:
Peios, Emma
Publisher:
Storey Publishing, LLC
Location:
Pownal, VT :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Soap and soap trade
Subject:
Soap
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
19980109
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 5/8 x 10 1/8
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
260.35 x 234.95 x 12.7 mm

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Readers can easily craft a wide variety of unique bath products from one basic recipe using the easy, step-by-step instructions.
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