The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Natural Soaps: Live Greener—and Cleaner—with Your Own Handcrafted Soaps

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Penguin, Jun 1, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 208 pages

Leave no soapstone unturned!

Soapmaking has always been a popular craft with a dedicated group of followers, but with the explosion of urban homesteading and people looking to go green, noncrafters are now joining in on the fun. Whether it's making natural soap to live greener, give as gifts, save money, or make money, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Making Natural Soaps has everything the new soap maker will need to create organic, natural soaps of all kinds.

?Includes recipes to make a wide array of molded, poured, and liquid soaps

?Contains soap recipes for body as well as household and even pets


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The Basics of Natural SoapMaking
Introduction to SoapMaking
Oils and Butters
Fragrance and Essential Oils
Say Hello to SoapCalc
Soap Molds
Making Cold and Hot Process Soap
Hot Process Soap
Making Slow Cooker Hot Process Soap
Cold and Hot Process Soap Recipes

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