The Soapmaker's Companion: A Comprehensive Guide with Recipes, Techniques & Know-how

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Storey Publishing, 1997 - Crafts & Hobbies - 281 pages
17 Reviews
The most comprehensive guide to soapmaking ever!

From the author of the best-selling The Natural Soap Book comes this illustrated guide to making over 40 specialty soaps -- from exquisite stained-glass, marbled, and layered soaps to soothing masseuse bars, hardworking laundry soap, and practical liquid soaps.

Through clear, step-by-step instructions, master soapmaker Susan Miller Cavitch leads you through every step of the soapmaking process and teaches you how to:

*craft exotic and practical soaps in your home

* blend and use essential oils and natural colorants

* design multi-colored, marbled, and imprinted soaps

* understand the chemistry of soapmaking and create your own personal bars

Plus, you'll get tips on how to get started selling soaps!

 

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Review: The Soapmaker's Companion: A Comprehensive Guide with Recipes, Techniques & Know-How

User Review  - Brynn - Goodreads

Not bad...I still prefer White's book and suggest that over this one, but this is not bad if you need a book to introduce you into ONLY vegetable cold process soap making it tells you what you need to know when first starting out. Read full review

Review: The Soapmaker's Companion: A Comprehensive Guide with Recipes, Techniques & Know-How

User Review  - Kira - Goodreads

Has some great information but is dated. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Part I Soapmaking in the Kitchen
11
Part II Soapmaking in the Library
205
Part III Soapmaking in the Marketplace
253
Appendix
272
Index
274
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Author Susan Miller Cavitch is the founder and president of Soap Essentials, Inc., a Memphis-based retail mail-order company producing homemade herbal products. She is the author of The Natural Soap Book and The Soapmaker's Companion. Susan lives in Eads, Tennessee.

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