Essential Soapmaking (Paperback)
Learn everything you need to know about making Cold Process soap from scratch. Essential Soap Making covers everything from A - Z: * History of soap making * Safety precautions * Ingredients used in soap making * 5 basic soap formulas to start your soaping journey * Additives and scents to make your soap truly unique * Troubleshooting problems that may arise * Glossary of soap making terms * Resource directory Written by two experienced soap makers and filled with more than 30 color photos (including close-up pictures of the trace process) and detailed instructions, this book walks you step-by-step through the soap making process. Handy reference charts teach the properties and benefits of soap making oils, essential oils and herbs commonly used in natural soap making. Essential Soap Making also includes detailed steps on how to start a soap making business.
Mary Humphrey is the Owner of Annie's Goat Hill, and has been making soap for over 10 years. Her specialty is incorporating goat milk into her soap and personal care product formulas. Alyssa Middleton is the Owner of Vintage Body Spa and Founder of the Bath and Body Academy, where she teaches others how to make natural bath and body products from scratch. She has been handcrafting soap and spa products for over 15 years.