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Making Soap by Kathrin Landmann

  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 20 March 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782216230
  • Stock: 50+
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  • Size: 190x235 mm
  • Illustrations: 40
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP Price: £8.99
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Description

Beautifully photographed, this beginner-friendly guide has everything you need to make 18 lovely soaps. Inspirational for seasoned soap-makers as well, the recipes use only natural ingredients that are kind to the skin and our environment. From olive oil to juniper and cucumber to honey, there are lots of gorgeous fragrances and colours to satisfy everyone.

With comprehensive information on where to start and what you need, the book includes essential tips on utensils, safety issues to consider, and by a step-by-step guide to making soap. There are also useful sections on fragrances and natural colourings and additives such as coffee and cinnamon. This book tells you everything you need to know about making your own hand-crafted soap, using tools most people already own

An addictive hobby, you will find yourself making lovely, personalised soap ideas for gifting.


Table of Contents

Foreword 5

Principles 6

What is natural soap? 6

The soap maker’s language 6

Working utensils for making soap 13

Safety first 15

Making soap 16

Fragrances, colours and additives 18

Soap recipes 21

Soap on a rope (basic recipe) 21

Confetti soap 23

Olive oil soap 25

Salt soap 27

Coffee soap 29

Life is better at the beach 31

Orange & Neroli 33

Salt water soap 35

Juniper Berry 37

Genie in a bottle 39

Almond milk soap 41

Guinness soap 43

Soap cupcakes & floating soap 45

Detergents 47

Shaving soap 49

Cucumber soap 51

Patterned soaps 53

Honey soap 55

Troubleshooting 56

Solid fats and butters 58

List of saponification numbers 60

Sources 61

Thanks 62

About the author 63


About Kathrin Landmann



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