Smart Soapmaking

AuthorĄGAnnie L. Watson
Publisher : Shepard Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
ISBN 13: 9780938497424

Description ĄG

Whether you've made melt-and-pour soap and want to move on,
or you've made traditional soap with slow, outmoded methods,
or you've never made a bar in your life,
you'll find Smart Soapmaking practical, helpful, and refreshing. Written by a former professional soapmaker, this book explodes the myths about soapmaking and shows you how to make luxurious soap with the least fuss and bother.



Milk Soapmaking

Author : Annie L. Watson
Publisher : Shepard Publications
Published : 01 January 2009
ISBN 13: 9780938497455

Description :

Anne L. Watson's "Smart Soapmaking" was the first book based on modern techniques that eliminate the drudgery and guess-work from home soapmaking. Now, by popular demand, she continues her soapmaking revolution with the first practical, comprehensive book on making milk soap. Experience the rich, soothing, luxurious feel of milk soap you've made yourself. Your skin will thank you for it.


Making Natural Liquid Soaps

Author : C. Failer
Publisher : Storey Books
Published : 01 August 2000
ISBN 13 : 9781580172431


Using a simple double-boiler technique, readers will make elegant and soothing liquid soaps. Dozens of recipes using oils, herbs, and other natural ingredients to create hand soaps, shower gels, bubble baths, conditioning shampoos and even baby and pet shampoos.


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

Author : Susan Miller Cavitch
Publisher : Storey Books
Published : 27 September 1995
ISBN 13 : 9780882668888


Another in our series of natural personal care books, which includes "The Herbal Body Book" and "The Essential Oils Book," this book explores the goodness of soap homemade without chemical additives and synthetic ingredients. Includes ideas on scenting, coloring, cutting, trimming, and wrapping soaps.

Bath Bombs

Author : Elaine Stavert
Publisher : Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Published : 15 January 2009
ISBN 13 : 9781861086150


Either as treats for yourself or gifts for loved ones, here are 30 sensuous delights to make, using sophisticated scents and aromatic herbs to suit your mood or even help with ailments. Using natural products and easy-to-follow instructions, you'll have fun making them and that will make the fizz all the more special when you slip into a bath for a long soak at the end of a busy day. This title includes basic techniques and recipes, info on moulds, advice on health and mood benefits of a wide range of ingredients from healing herbs, salts and minerals to luxurious moisturizing oils and shea butter.


Making Soaps, Bath Bombs and Other Gorgeous Smellies

Author :Diana Sutton
Publisher : The Good Life Press
Published : 11 November 2010
ISBN 13 : 9781904871804


Discover the wonderful craft of hand-made soaps, bath bombs, bath salts and all other manner of bath time treats in this LUSHious collection of recipes that don't need special equipment, supplies or dangerous chemicals. 

Each section covers a different "smelly" and goes through the equipment needed, a guide to the basic techniques, adding dyes and scents, shaping and storage, before moving on to detailed recipes for beginners and finally projects for the more experienced.

The Soap Maker's Companion

Author : Susan Miller Cavitch
Publisher : Storey Books
Published : 15 July 1998
ISBN 13 : 9780882669656


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!

Basic Soap Making: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started (Stackpole Basics)

Author : Elizabeth Letcavage
Publisher : Stackpole Books
Published : 19 October 2009
ISBN 13 : 9780811735735


Hundreds of step-by-step, full-color photographs illustrate exactly how to make cold-process soap Instructions on molding soap, cutting bars, creating original recipes, packaging gifts, and more Includes a chapter on constructing a soap mold, liner, and cutter at home Handmade soap is inexpensive, soft on skin, and makes a great gift for anyone.

Readers will learn the basic four-oil soap recipe, which can then be enhanced with additives such as oatmeal, fragrance oils, colored swirls, two-tone nuggets, and moisturizing butters. Charts on saponification, base oils, and luxury oils make creating unique soap recipes easy.

The Art of Soap

Author :
Deborah Chialtas
Publisher : Soapylove
Published : 01 October 2010
ISBN 13 : 9780615397788


Enter the beautiful and surprising world of artistic handmade soaps. From pure minimalism to the bizarre, this one of a kind book features the work and personal stories of twenty four unique soap artisans from around the world.

The Art of Soap does not teach readers how to make soap - it is a gallery of today's most talented soap makers. Their work includes hot process, cold process, glycerin, felting, and more, captured in stunning photographs. Lovers of the hand made arts will be amazed by what can be accomplished in this ancient craft.

Soap Maker's Workshop:
The Art and Craft of Natural Homemade Soap

Author : Robert S. McDaniel
Publisher : Krause Publications
Published : 30 July 2010
ISBN 13 : 9781440207914


Preserving the timeless craft of soap making, artisan soap maker Dr. Robert McDaniel provides instruction and guidance to all levels of soap makers. Using natural ingredients, readers will experience the gratification of making all kinds of handmade soaps, including liquid soaps, cold and hot process soaps, melt-and-pour soaps and re-batched soaps.

They'll also learn how to include fragrances, colours, and shapes and discover the benefits of aromatherapy associated with many essential oils.

Natural Soap

Author : Merlinda Coss
Publisher : New Holland Publishers Ltd
Published : 01 October 2011
ISBN 13 : 9781847738547


This new book by bestselling soapmaking author Melinda Coss focuses on natural ingredients and provides a wonderful range of recipes for bar and liquid soaps as well as creams, lotions and balms.

The techniques section covers everything you need to know to create these wonderful soaps at home and all of the equipment needed is fully explained, so even a beginner could start making soap in no time.

The recipes include fruit soaps, scrub bars, skin creams and flower waters, and there is even a section on special effects for a really special treat. With such a wide choice of design, colour and scent there's bound to be something here for everyone.

Melinda also includes an invaluable section on running a soapmaking business, giving essential advice for anyone looking to profit from their newfound skills.

Soap: Making it, Enjoying it

Author : Ann Bramson
Publisher : Workman Publishing
Published : 01 April 1994
ISBN 13 : 9780911104578


How to make beautiful gift soaps at home with instructions for coloring, scenting, molding, and carving. Selection of the "Better Homes & Gardens Family Book Service." 140,000 copies in print.

Making Natural Milk Soap

Author : Casey Makela
Publisher : Storey Publishing
Published : 06 January 1999
ISBN 13 : 9781580172202


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.


Milk-based Soaps: A Step-by-step Guide to Creating Milk-based Soaps

Author : Casey Makela
Publisher : Storey Books
Published : 01 December 1997
ISBN 13 : 9780882669847


Learn how to make moisturizing milk-based soaps like Oatmeal, Peaches and Cream, and specialty soaps, as well as how to turn this hobby into a moneymaker!

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