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The Everything Soapmaking Book: Learn How To Make Soap At Home With Recipes, Techniques, And Step-by-Step Instructions - Purchase The Right Equipment ... Soaps, And Package And Sell Your Creations

Create beautiful, natural soaps without leaving home!Ever wonder what's really in your store-bought soap? Once you start making your own soap, you'll never have to wonder again! The Everything Soapmaking Book, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive guide to making all kinds of soap, whether you want to decorate your home or pamper your or your family's skin. Homemade soap is not only an easy project for any level craft lover, but it's beautiful, too!Completely revised and updated with information on natural and organic ingredients, this easy-to-use guide shows you how to:Choose the right soapmaking equipmentBlend colors and aromatic scentsCreate all kinds of soap, from bath soap to facial cleanserMake soaps for holidays and special occasionsYou'll also learn how to beautifully package your soaps and sell them at farmers' markets, local retail outlets, and online craft sites. With these simple-to-follow recipes, stunning photographs, and expert tips and advice, you'll be a soapmaking expert in no time!

Series: Everything®

Paperback: 288 pages

Publisher: Adams Media; 3 edition (December 18, 2012)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1440550131

ISBN-13: 978-1440550133

Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.7 x 9.2 inches

Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)

Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (170 customer reviews)

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Was recommended to me as a great place to start out, so I bought the book and worked through it in merely a couple weeks and the advice provided was excellent. Moved on to all-natural, organic soapmaking to combine with the natural botanical personal care line we already have. Though most I already knew and I had an advantage with the existing skills and experiences, if I had tried to wing it on my own without this book, I likely would still be toiling away, making dopey mistakes instead of making beautiful all-natural cold-process soaps in only a couple weeks after starting out!

I have read this book cover to cover and I love it.It truly is the Everything Soap Making Book.If you are considering becoming a soap maker then this is your book.It will teach you everything you need to get started.It also talks about the business side of soap making.Just in case you want to make soap making a business,You can't fail with this book.

This is a fairly comprehensive book on soapmaking, including cold process, hot process (crockpot), liquid and cream soapmaking.I've been making cold process for about a year now, and have already experimented with many of the recipes and swirling techniques. Grosso provides a great overview, but the lack of pictures in the book seems odd. Also, personal quibble: I was surprised to see sections devoted to acne soap and "oily skin" soap in a book which encourages soapmakers to sell. Unless you submit your soap for testing, you can never put a claim on soap saying that it cures or treats a medical condition -- making claims turns your soap into a drug, and I imagine most home-based soapmakers aren't ready to jump through that labeling hoop.I purchased this book for its section on cream soap (and to a certain extent, liquid soap) -- I haven't yet made up a batch, but I found the directions and explanations to be clear and easy to follow. Just for those chapters, I'm happy to have this book in my library.The main reason why this is not a five-star review is for the lack of pictures or even diagrams -- some of these techniques are visual and it seems odd to not even have line drawings.

What can I say. This book taught me how to make soap. I still use the basic and luxury bar recipes that are in it and have started my own business. People rant and rave about my soap. If you want to learn how to make soap, this book is a must have!!! Thank you to the author. She should get a crown or something.

Love love love this book! The author is very down to earth and approachable. She shares a wealth of real-world soap making experience. It's like taking a relaxed class from someone who's been in the business for 20 years. Very happy with this book and the wealth of information shared. This is a MUST read for anyone new to soap making. The information on the oil properties alone is worth the cost of the book.

Really good book for the beginner. There are loads of recipes and even a chapter on making your own soap recipes. Also, something else I like is that in the back of the book there's a little troubleshooting chapter that'll give you suggestions if your soap didn't come out right. Great buy. Definitely has my recommendation.

I read this and "the Natural Soap Book" at the same time, and think they're a good combo for people just starting out. Combined they give two points of view, and while many of the basics are the same, it gives alternative POV's and ideas that I think are important to have. Simple and easy to follow.

This is the first soap making book that I have used to make my own recipes. I gained confidence in making soaps using her easy to understand, safety instructions, and product step by step instructions..

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