Making Natural Liquid Soaps: Herbal Shower Gels, Conditioning Shampoos, Moisturizing Hand Soaps, Luxurious Bubble Baths, and More

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Creating Liquid Soaps That Soothe!

Finally, a book on making liquid soaps at home! Let expert soapmaker Catherine Failor introduce you to the luxurious 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 ...

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Overview

Creating Liquid Soaps That Soothe!

Finally, a book on making liquid soaps at home! Let expert soapmaker Catherine Failor introduce you to the luxurious 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!

Discover how easy it is to master this special hot-process soapmaking technique and explore the art of this rewarding craft. Using simple, pure ingredients, such as cocoa butter, lanolin, and jojoba, you can create liquid soaps that are better for your skin, better for the environment, and just plain better than any you'll find in a store. Learn to blend oils and additives, add color and scent to your creations, and develop one-of-a-kind personal soaps — all in your own kitchen! Let the soap and your creativity flow!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580172431
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 4/15/2000
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 224,524
  • Product dimensions: 7.03 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author

Catherine Failor has been making soap for more than 20 years. Her experience in graphic design and interest in science has enabled Catherine to test hot-process soapmaking, a technique not usually accessible to the home soapmaker. She has developed new ways to make colorful, scented soaps in the home kitchen, and shares them in her Storey books, Making Transparent Soap and Making Natural Liquid Soaps. CatherineIs entrepreneurial ventures include Copra Soap, a specialty soap manufacturing company, and her current venture, Milky Way Molds, producing Ithe finest selection of craft molds in the Milky Way Galaxy.

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Table of Contents

An Introduction to Soap

Chapter 1: Getting Started

Chapter 2: A Guide to Basic Techniques

Chapter 3: Formulating Blends

Chapter 4: Premium Natural Shampoos

Chapter 5: Sumptuous Bath & Shower Gels

Chapter 6: Luxurious Bubble Baths

Chapter 7: Dyeing & Fragrancing

Chapter 8: Troubleshooting

Bibliography

Glossary

Resources

Metric Conversion Chart

IndeX

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  • Posted May 4, 2012

    Good basic information

    this is a great DIY book for creating your own liquid soaps.

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