Making Natural Milk Soap

Making Natural Milk Soap

by Casey Makela


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580172202
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 01/06/1999
Series: Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin , #199
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 541,047
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.13(d)

About the Author

The experience and expertise Casey Makela has acquired through 15 years of making soaps is readily apparent in her book, Milk-Based Soaps. She is the owner of Killmaster Soap & Woolen Works, a gift shop and direct mail business. Besides raising dairy goats, Casey has written articles for various animal husbandry periodicals. She resides in Harrisville, Michigan, with her husband and seven children.

Table of Contents


A Glance Back

Milk: The Natural Cosmetic

Not All Milk Is Created Equal

Making Molds

Working with Lye

Preparing the Milk

Basic Equipment

Let's Make Soap!

Additional Soap Ingredients

Selecting a Scent

Specialty Recipes

Preserving Milk-Based Soaps

Packaging the Final Product

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