Making Soaps and Scents: Soaps, Shampoos, Perfumes & Splashes You Can Make At Home

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MAKING SOAPS

Catherine Bardey, fashion editor and stylist, shows you the secrets of making soaps that add a personal touch to your everyday bathing experience and provide great presents for any occasion. Her special blends of all-natural ingredients produce handmade soaps with character and utility--ground almonds help exfoliation, lavender oil soothes and heals irritated skin, coffee rids hands of strong ...

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MAKING SOAPS

Catherine Bardey, fashion editor and stylist, shows you the secrets of making soaps that add a personal touch to your everyday bathing experience and provide great presents for any occasion. Her special blends of all-natural ingredients produce handmade soaps with character and utility--ground almonds help exfoliation, lavender oil soothes and heals irritated skin, coffee rids hands of strong cooking smells and olive oil conditions hair.

MAKING SCENTS

From alluring to calming, each special scent in this distinctive collection of simple recipes will surround you with a pleasing aura all your own. Catherine's detailed fragrance profiles will show you how to pick the perfect scent to fit your mood and personality whether you're making your own or buying brand-name perfumes and colognes. She also gives recipes for her favorites including:

Cleansing Soaps & Shampoos include:

Soothing Honey Vanilla

Relaxing Coconut Rosewood

Exfoliating Honey Almond Soap

All-purpose Coffee Oatmeal Soap

Indulging Chocolate Milk Soap

Moisturizing Olive Oil

Glycerin Soap

Enticing Perfumes, Colognes & Splashes include:

Elegant Rose Water

Calming Lavender Water

Comforting Clary Sage Cologne

Spicy Pear Nectar Perfume

Zesty Lemon Lime Cologne

And this is just the beginning; explore these examples and use them as a base for your own soap and fragrance creations. You don't need fancy or expensive equipment or complicated procedures to surround yourself with sensational suds and stylish scents.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781579120597
  • Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/1/1999
  • Series: Life's Little Luxuries Series
  • Pages: 188
  • Product dimensions: 4.78 (w) x 9.54 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

Catherine Bardey has been a stylist for Elle, New York and French Vogue. She has written for Glamour, Vanity Fair, Martha Stewart's Living and other magazines. Her previous books include Secrets of the Spas, Making Soaps & Scents, Making Candles & Potpourri and Lingerie, all available from Black Dog & Leventhal. She lives in New York City.
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Table of Contents


PART I: Making Soaps

A LITTLE HISTORY

SOAP MAKING, IN A NUTSHELL

TOOLS OF THE TRADE

INGREDIENTS

BASIC & TECHNIQUES

HAND-MILLED SOAP

THE JELL-O METHOD

DECORATING & PACKAGING

SOAP RECIPES

CUSTOM SOAPS

SHAMPOOS

RINSES

TROUBLE SHOOTING

SOAP FACTS

PART II: Making Scents

A FRAGRANT HISTORY

FRANGRANCE FAMILIES

HOW TO READ A FRAGRANCE

PERFUME RECIPES

TOOLS OF THE TRADE

CUSTOM SCENTS

Essentials

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