Making soap can be fun and rewarding for people of all ages. Some of these books will help you get started with this fun hobby, others will give you even mor ideas once you understand the basics.
Soaps fragrant with cinnamon, "painted" with natural coloring, stamped or laminated, that fizz in the bath, and even have a written message! These 300 beautiful, easy-to-make soaps are gentle on your skin and a magnificent addition to bathroom décor. All use a simple melt and pour technique, and any craft, grocery, health food and drug store should have the supplies you need.
Subtitles 'The Art of Crafting, Molding, Scenting & Coloring', this book explains how making beautiful see-through soap doesn't require loads of special equipment, supplies, or overly complex preparation methods. Following the author's easy, step-by-step directions, you can create transparent soap masterpieces that are milder, richer, and creamier than any commercial brand on the market.
3. Making Soaps
Using traditional, natural ingredients and the latest techniques and tools, readers can create soaps of all kinds, from transparent soaps to naturally fragranced. This book is filled with step-by-step instructions and color illustrations that teach step by step how to make fancy, multicolored soaps and a number of other gift ideas.
Let expert soapmaker Catherine Failor introduce you to the world of all-natural liquid soaps - the easy way. Using a simple double-boiler technique, you can create inexpensive moisturizing hand soaps, revitalizing shampoos, invigorating shower gels, soothing bubble baths, and much more. and all tailored to your skin type, to your hair's needs, or even to your mood!
With this book, it's easy to create soothing suds and a wide variety of perfumes, colognes and splashes. Following the 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.
Learn how to make 'Natural Handmade Soap from Your Kitchen.' This book shows you how to use safe, simple, no-lye methods and ordinary kitchen equipment to make a variety of all-natural bath and grooming products. It features an exciting collection of over sixty recipes, including whipped cream and transparent glycerine soaps, shower gels, bubble baths, shampoos, and conditioners.
Heres everything you need to know about creating fabulous fragrant and rich-lathering soaps that use only natural ingredients and essential oils. Whip up each batch using seven recipes for either the cold-process method or the melt-and-pour (or hand-milled) technique. Pamper the face with Patchouli Complexion Soap; bathe in the sensual aroma of a Sandalwood Body Bar. There are also recipes for laundry, dishwashing, and household cleansers.