The Soapmaker's Companion
From the author of the best-selling The Natural Soap Book comes this comprehensive 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 starting a business.
Copyright 1997, softcover, 288 pages.