How To Make Your Own Soap

... in traditional bars, liquid or cream

Author: Sally Hornsey

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 184528562X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 224

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This book will guide you through creating your own liquid and bar soap. Design and create bars of soap using traditional methods that incorporate moisturising oils and butters, and make fun and funky glycerine soaps that look almost too fabulous to use. If you prefer liquid soaps then this book also explains how to create liquid and cream soaps from scratch as well as how to design body washes using many of the easily obtainable surfactants. In this book you will discover how to: · Choose soap making ingredients that will be most beneficial for your skin type · Design and create a range of soapy products including hand and body washes · Scent your soaps using essential and fragrance oils · Make glycerine melt and pour soap from scratch · Understand different soap making methods and techniques
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Back to Basics

A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills

Author: Abigail R. Gehring

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1602392331

Category: Gardening

Page: 456

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A lavishly illustrated revision of a top-selling primer invites readers to develop healthier, more environmentally friendly, and self-sufficient living skills that are less reliant on technology, in a resource that shares step-by-step instructions for such capabilities as raising chickens, making cheese, and building a log cabin.
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Beehive Alchemy

Projects and recipes using honey, beeswax, propolis, and pollen to make your own soap, candles, creams, salves, and more

Author: Petra Ahnert

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1631594923

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

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From crayons to cough drops, cookies to candles, Beehive Alchemy offers a comprehensive introduction to incorporating the miracle of bees into everyday life. Beehive Alchemy is a continuation of Petra Ahnert's best-selling Beeswax Alchemy. With this new book, beekeepers (and bee lovers) will learn about the benefits and attributes of beeswax, honey, propolis, and more alongside a full range of projects and techniques to process and harness the amazing gifts of bees. Inside, you'll find instructions to make Ahnert's award-winning hand-dipped birthday candles, the classic French dessert canele bordelais, and much more, including: Alchemy for the Body Liquid soap with honey Beard balm Olive and honey lotion Alchemy of Light Taper candles Tea lights Pillars Alchemy for the Home Furniture polish Waxed cotton food wraps Woodcutter incense Alchemy in the Studio Beeswax crayons Encaustic Batik Alchemy in the Kitchen Cookies and candies Beverages Fermentations Whether you keep bees or just love them, Beehive Alchemy will become your go-to comprehensive guide for hive-to-home creations.
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