The Everything Soapmaking Book: Learn How to Make Soap at Home with Recipes, Techniques, and Step-by-Step Instructions - Purchase the right equipment and safety gear, Master recipes for bar, facial, and liquid soaps, and Package and sell your creations

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Adams Media, Nov 18, 2012 - Crafts & Hobbies - 288 pages
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Create beautiful, natural soaps without leaving home!

Ever wonder what's really in your store-bought soap? Once you start making your own soap, you'll never have to wonder again! The Everything Soapmaking Book, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive guide to making all kinds of soap, whether you want to decorate your home or pamper your or your family's skin. Homemade soap is not only an easy project for any level craft lover, but it's beautiful, too!

Completely revised and updated with information on natural and organic ingredients, this easy-to-use guide shows you how to: Choose the right soapmaking equipment Blend colors and aromatic scents Create all kinds of soap, from bath soap to facial cleanser Make soaps for holidays and special occasions You'll also learn how to beautifully package your soaps and sell them at farmers' markets, local retail outlets, and online craft sites. With these simple-to-follow recipes, stunning photographs, and expert tips and advice, you'll be a soapmaking expert in no time!

 

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User Review  - stypulkoski - LibraryThing

Put quite simply, this is the most comprehensive book on soapmaking that I've come across. For reasons unknown to me, about a year ago I developed a sudden interest in soapmaking, candlemaking ... Read full review

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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

Clear, interesting and seductive. I want to make my own soap! Read full review

Contents

Events in the Process of Becoming a Soapmaker
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About the author (2012)

Alicia Grosso has been creating handmade soap and toiletries for more than a decade. The owner and creative director of the Annabella and Company Creative Collective (www.annabellaandcompany.com), she also teaches classes and workshops in soapmaking. She lives in Los Angeles, CA.

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