A Comprehensive Guide with Recipes, Techniques & Know-How
By Susan Miller Cavitch
(Storey Publishing, Paperback, 9780882669656, 288pp.)
Publication Date: January 1997
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From the author of the best-selling The Natural Soap Book comes this illustrated guide to making over 40 specialty soaps -- from exquisite stained-glass, marbled, and layered soaps to soothing masseuse bars, hardworking laundry soap, and practical liquid soaps.
Through clear, step-by-step instructions, master soapmaker Susan Miller Cavitch leads you through every step of the soapmaking process and teaches you how to:
*craft exotic and practical soaps in your home
* blend and use essential oils and natural colorants
* design multi-colored, marbled, and imprinted soaps
* understand the chemistry of soapmaking and create your own personal bars
Plus, you'll get tips on how to get started selling soaps!