Rebatching soap is a great way to make natural soap, yet best for those who do not want to expose themselves to lye, and rebatching is the way to make a harder more milled soap. Rebatching existing natural soap is also an easy and fast method for those who have tons of left over scraps from natural soap making. Author Deborah Dolen sets out her favorite method for making rebatched soap-the largest crock pot you can find, and lots of heat, as well as recipes for great hard soap combinations. Recipes include lemon-sage Kitchen deodorizer bar, aloe and primrose toning facial soap, corn meal and Echinacea facial scrub bar, Orange Blossom Soap, Pine Tar Healing Medicinal Soap, Rosemary and Peppermint Thinning Hair rescue soap bar, Shangri-La Laundry soap bar, Gardener’s soap (natural insect control) Gardener’s hand soap, Veggie wash, sensual soaps, and an oil attributes chart created by Deborah Dolen Mabel White.
Deborah Dolen, author of The Soap Rebatcher points out that rebatching is also great for scent retention whether you are using essential oils or fragrance oils. For example, pricey Bulgarian Lavender essential oil retains its scent throw and attributes far better in the rebatch method than if it were all poured into the lye process. This is because less heat is involved which normally evaporates any scent. Deborah Dolen feels the retention of scent is increased threefold and very advantageous for those wanting hard scented bars that last.
Rebatching is also great for just making hard soap balls and children’s activities.
This is not a big book, it is a quality book. Please check out other books by Deborah Dolen “The Natural Soapmaker,” “The London Apothecary,” “The Beekeeper’s Digest,” “How to Make and Sell gift Baskets” and even “The Bathroom Chemist” book and film which is sold under her pen name of Mabel White.
(print 41 Pages.) Registered National Library of Canada, Ottawa, ISBN 1-894872-32-0 Copyright © Deborah Dolen 2002-2011.
Deborah Dolen is author to some 35 DIY books and Films and she is also known as Mabel White. Deborah Dolen Mabel White lives in SW Florida, a city called Bradenton with her Katrina rescue Golden Retriever named Ringo. Deborah Dolen is very involved with groups such as Writer’s Digest [a great platform for aspiring writers] and Christian Authors Guild.
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About the Author
Most of Deborah's musings revolve around natural or environmental affects. Deborah is a graduate of Eckerd College in St. Pete, Florida and Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Florida. Many of her books were the direct result of raising three daughters as a widow and projects she designed to teach them life skills, ended up being complied into books as the internet became popular and a clear demand was shown for Deborah's recipes, formulas or over all writing in general.
Deborah Dolen can be found on all of the social medias that include Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and OpenSalon.
Deborah's bestselling books include: The Beekeeper's Digest, which shows how to make a variety of finished products from bee materials - honey, wax, and pollen are spun into gold to make candles, lip balm, hand cremes, medicinal syrups and so much more. Floral Design Basics is Deborah Dolen's second bestselling book and Handwriting Analysis in Psychology is another popular Dolen authored book.