The Natural Soapmaking Handbook: Easy Recipes and Techniques for Beautiful Soaps from Herbs, Essential Oils and Other Botanicals (Paperback)

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The Natural Soapmaking Handbook: Easy Recipes and Techniques for Beautiful Soaps from Herbs, Essential Oils and Other Botanicals (Paperback)

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The Complete Guide to Creating Sustainable Soap from Scratch

Make beautiful herbal soap creations at home with this essential guide. Simi Khabra, seasoned soapmaker and creator of Muddy Mint Soap Co., guides you through easy-to-learn techniques for creating delightful sudsy bars using 100 percent natural ingredients that won’t irritate your skin. Perfect for beginners and longtime hobbyists alike, Simi’s in-depth guides will answer nearly every question you think of, such as how to work with lye safely, substitute ingredients in recipes, work with natural colorants, blend essential oils for custom scents, create pretty yet easy designs in your soap and so much more!

Through 30+ recipes, you’ll combine stunning art and fascinating science to become a pro in the unique craft of soapmaking. Learn to layer pretty shades of French pink clay in the soothing pastel Milky Rose soap. Try a textured top with the exfoliating, revitalizing Breakfast Scrub bar. And experiment with essential oil blends in the woodsy, lavender-scented Sunlit Meadow recipe. With the knowledge of Simi’s foundational recipes, techniques and tips, you’ll have everything you need to blend and design your own luxurious soaps.

Simi Khabra is the creator of Muddy Mint Soap Co., an all-natural soap and skincare company where she and her partner Troy make every bar by hand. Simi lives in Longmont, Colorado.
Product Details ISBN: 9798890039989
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Publication Date: May 28th, 2024
Pages: 200
Language: English

“This is an excellent guidebook to start your creative journey or expand your repertoire of soapmaking techniques, ingredients and inspiration.”
—Anne-Marie Faiola, founder of Bramble Berry and author of Pure Soapmaking and Milk Soaps

“Simi’s friendly and approachable personality shines through on every page. Soapmakers of all levels will find this both enchanting to read and highly useful!”
—Jan Berry, The Nerdy Farm Wife and author of Simple & Natural Soapmaking

“How I wish this book had been available when I started my soapmaking journey! Simi’s easy-to-understand break-downs of soap math and science inspire confidence and make the craft
accessible to all.”
—Katie Carson, founder of Royalty Soaps