Make our own liquid soaps and body products right in your kitchen. Catherine Failor shows you how to use her simple double-boiler technique to create luxurious shower gels, revitalizing shampoos, energizing body scrubs, and much more. Step-by-step instructions teach you how to turn basic ingredients like cocoa butter, lanolin, and jojoba into sweet-smelling liquid soaps. You’ll soon be experimenting with your favorite oils and additives as you craft custom-made products that are kind to your nose and gentle on your skin.
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About the Author
Catherine Failor has been making soap for more than 20 years. Her experience in graphic design and interest in science has enabled her 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. Failor's entrepreneurial ventures include Copra Soap, a specialty soap manufacturing company, and her current venture, Milky Way Molds, producing the finest selection of craft molds in the Milky Way Galaxy.
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
Metric Conversion Chart
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
this is a great DIY book for creating your own liquid soaps.