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Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin #199: A199 Making Natural Milk Soap

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Publisher Comments:

Since the 1973 publication of Storey's first Country Wisdom Bulletin, our commitment to preserving the arts, crafts, and skills of country life has never wavered. We now have more than 200 titles in this series of 32-page publications, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins contain practical, hands-on instructions designed to help you master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. From traditional skills to the newest techniques, Storey's Bulletins provide a foundation of earth-friendly information for the way you want to live today.

Synopsis:

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

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 and 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

Introduction

A Glance Back

Milk: The Natural Cosmetic

Not All Milk Is Created Equal

Making Molds

Working with Lye

Preparing the Milk

Basic Equipment

Let's Make Soap!

Additional Soap Ingredients

Selecting a Scent

Specialty Recipes

Preserving Milk-Based Soaps

Packaging the Final Product

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580172202
Other:
Makela, Casey
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Author:
Makela, Casey
Location:
Pownal, Vt.
Subject:
Engineering - Chemical & Biochemical
Subject:
Milk
Subject:
Soap
Subject:
Chemical & Biochemical
Subject:
Chemistry-Chemical Engineering
Subject:
HOUSE & HOME / Sustainable Living
Subject:
Health & Fitness : Healthy Living
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin
Series Volume:
199
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
215.9 x 139.7 x 3.302 mm

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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
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