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Essentially Soap The Elegant Art of Handmade Soap Making, Scenting, Coloring, and Shaping

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ISBN-10: 0873418328

ISBN-13: 9780873418324

Edition: 2000

Authors: Robert S. McDaniel

List price: $19.95
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Some customers are no longer satisfied with mass-produced soaps available through the retail trade. Robert McDaniel shows how to create special soaps with just the right scent, emollients and appearance.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Krause Publications
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Introductionp. 6
Early Soap-Rocks, Eruptions, and Chemistryp. 7
Glossaryp. 12
No Lye Soapmaking-Melt and Pour and Rebatchingp. 17
Four Ways to Make Soapp. 17
Melt and Pour Soapp. 18
Melt and Pour Magicp. 18
Step-by-Steps for Melt and Pour in the Microwavep. 20
Making It Personal: Fragrance, Color, and Stylep. 21
Rebatched Soapp. 26
Rebatching With Soap Noodlesp. 26
Luxurious Cold Process Soap-Why to Make Your Ownp. 31
Equipment You Need to Get the Job Donep. 34
Basic Ingredientsp. 39
Fats, Oils, Butters, Herbs, Etc.p. 39
Lyep. 40
Waterp. 41
Colorantsp. 42
Fragrancesp. 45
Step-by-Step Soapmakingp. 46
Safety Firstp. 47
Step-by-Step Instructionsp. 48
Cleaning Upp. 52
Troubleshootingp. 52
Six Soapmaking Secretsp. 54
Patiencep. 54
INS Calculationp. 54
Temperature and Agitationp. 55
Salvaging a Batch in Jeopardyp. 56
It's Not Set In Stonep. 58
Fragrance Concernsp. 59
Additives to Customize Soapp. 60
Creating Fragrance-Writing a Soap Operap. 63
Fragrance from Essential Oilsp. 63
Fragrance from Fragrance Oilsp. 64
Fragrance from Extractsp. 64
Fragrance from Herbsp. 65
Fragrance from Infused Oilsp. 65
Making the Fragrance Decisionp. 66
Essential Oils Used for Fragrancep. 68
Soap Recipesp. 81
Basic Four Oil Soap Ip. 83
Basic Four Oil Soap IIp. 84
Basic Three Oil Soapp. 85
Basic Three Oil Soap IIp. 86
Basic Soap With Beeswaxp. 87
Basic Lard Soapp. 88
Simple No-Weighing Soapp. 89
Cottonseed Oil Soap With Lanolinp. 90
Tea Tree Oil Barp. 91
Oatmeal Facial Barp. 92
Lavender Goat's Milk Soapp. 93
Masque de Limonep. 94
Menthol Mint Shaving Soapp. 95
Lavender Shampoo/Conditioner Barp. 96
Royal Castile Soapp. 97
Cleopatra's Beauty Barp. 98
Dr. Bob's Facial Soapp. 99
Dr. Bob's Feel Good Soapp. 100
Avocado Green Soapp. 102
Corn Oil Soapp. 103
Apricot Soapp. 104
Abilene Trail Soapp. 105
Sunny Day Soapp. 106
Luscious Luxury Barp. 107
Pet Shampoo Barp. 108
Pet Shampoo IIp. 109
A Few Thoughts on Yieldp. 110
Alternative Oils and How to Use Themp. 111
SAP Values for Fats, Oils, and Waxesp. 115
Beyond Cold Process Soapp. 117
Re-Meltable and Translucent Soapsp. 117
About the Authorp. 119
Appendixp. 120
Suppliersp. 120
Bibliographyp. 123
Indexp. 124
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