The RAIN Book Of Natural Soap Making (Paperback)


Soap making is a rewarding and creative pastime – both therapeutic and challenging. In this book the process is simplified, with loads of ideas to help you formulate your own recipes through a very basic understanding of the chemistry of soap. This will set you on the creative path with colour guides, fragrance formulations and practical how-to information on moulds, trimming, curing and packaging, with extensive details for crafters who wish to make some extra money from their hobby available from the RAIN website.

A comprehensive guide to producing coldprocess soap, the book offers detailed information on all the ingredients required. The basics of soap making, explained with step-by-step instructions and illustrated with colour photographs, are followed by special projects. A trouble-shooting section resulting from lessons learnt, helps you fathom out what went wrong, and tips throughout the text help you avoid problems and detailed information on rebatching suggests what to do with offcuts and flops to keep wastage to a minimum. There is also a glossary of soapmaking terms as well as suppliers’ details.

Lavishly illustrated with magnificent photographs commissioned for the book, it teaches and inspires, encouraging a gentle approach, using eco-friendly ingredients that are lovely to use and not harmful to the environment.


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Soap making is a rewarding and creative pastime – both therapeutic and challenging. In this book the process is simplified, with loads of ideas to help you formulate your own recipes through a very basic understanding of the chemistry of soap. This will set you on the creative path with colour guides, fragrance formulations and practical how-to information on moulds, trimming, curing and packaging, with extensive details for crafters who wish to make some extra money from their hobby available from the RAIN website.

A comprehensive guide to producing coldprocess soap, the book offers detailed information on all the ingredients required. The basics of soap making, explained with step-by-step instructions and illustrated with colour photographs, are followed by special projects. A trouble-shooting section resulting from lessons learnt, helps you fathom out what went wrong, and tips throughout the text help you avoid problems and detailed information on rebatching suggests what to do with offcuts and flops to keep wastage to a minimum. There is also a glossary of soapmaking terms as well as suppliers’ details.

Lavishly illustrated with magnificent photographs commissioned for the book, it teaches and inspires, encouraging a gentle approach, using eco-friendly ingredients that are lovely to use and not harmful to the environment.

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Imprint

Metz

Country of origin

South Africa

Release date

March 2014

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Dimensions

235 x 190 x 14mm (L x W x T)

Format

Paperback

Pages

176

ISBN-13

978-1-920479-96-1

Barcode

9781920479961

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LSN

1-920479-96-1



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