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With this text, readers can begin making their own soap using the hot-processed technique method with simple melt-and-pour soap bases found at many craft shops. Step-by-step photographs and detailed instuctions provide readers with everything they need to know to make soap from scratch.
Paperback, 128 pages
Published October 20th 2002 by Northlight
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This is for hot process soapmaking. Boone invented crock pot hot process soapmaking. This book was published in 2003 and was the first book to outline this process. It also covers oven hot processing in the pot and using a double boiler. 28 recipes are included and she gives enough info for you to formulate your own custom oil blend soaps and base info for you to custom blend essential oils. In the shared recipes she favors using FD&C synthetic colorants for bold colors like deep purple and ...more
Some of the tables were labeled incorrectly, but the explanation was correct above the table, so it was easy enough to figure out (amounts of distilled water for making up recipes). This is a great book for beginning and provides pictures for most steps of the process so you can be relatively sure that things are going correctly. My soap did not look exactly like the picture when it was finished, but I turned to the FAQs section, and followed the advice there.