The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Natural Soaps, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1101197005
  • ISBN-13: 9781101197004
  • DDC: 668.12
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released December 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
1: The Basics of Natural Soap-Making.
2: Introduction to Soap-Making.
3: Oils and Butters.
4: Fragrance and Essential Oils.
5: Say Hello to SoapCalc.
6: Soap Molds.
7: Making Cold and Hot Process Soap.
8: Cold Process Soap.
9: Hot Process Soap.
10: Cold and Hot Process Soap Recipes.
11: Goat Milk Soap.
12: Liquid Soap.
13: Getting Creative with Your Soap.
14: Coloring Your Soap.
15: Taking Your Soap to the Next Level.
16: Fun with Melt-and-Pour Soap.
INCI Labeling Names.
FDA Labeling Rules.