With Catherine Failor's easy hot-process soapmaking technique and a few simple, pure ingredients, such as cocoa butter, lanolin, and jojoba, readers can create liquid soaps that are better for their skin, better for the environment, and just plain better than those they'll find in a store. Failor includes simple directions -- illustrated with lavish color photographs -- for blending oils and additives, adding color and scent, and developing one-of-a-kind personal liquid soaps at home. Included are recipes for moisturizing hand soaps, revitalizing shampoos, invigorating shower gels, soothing bubble baths, and even baby and pet shampoos! Paperback, 133 pages.
Using a simple double-boiler technique, readers will make elegant and soothing liquid soaps. Dozens of recipes using oils, herbs, and other natural ingredients to create hand soaps, shower gels, bubble baths, conditioning shampoos and even baby and pet shampoos.
Catherine Failor has been making soap for more than 20 years. Her experience in graphic design and interest in science has enabled Catherine to test hot-process soapmaking, a technique not usually accessible to the home soapmaker. She has developed new ways to make colorful, scented soaps in the home kitchen, and shares them in her Storey books, Making Transparent Soap and Making Natural Liquid Soaps. CatherineIs entrepreneurial ventures include Copra Soap, a specialty soap manufacturing company, and her current venture, Milky Way Molds, producing Ithe finest selection of craft molds in the Milky Way Galaxy.
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