The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Natural Soaps (Idiot's Guides)
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Leave no soapstone unturned!
Soapmaking has always been a popular craft with a dedicated group of followers, but with the explosion of urban homesteading and people looking to go green, noncrafters are now joining in on the fun. Whether it's making natural soap to live greener, give as gifts, save money, or make money, The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Making Natural Soaps has everything the new soap maker will need to create organic, natural soaps of all kinds.
•Includes recipes to make a wide array of molded, poured, and liquid soaps
•Contains soap recipes for body as well as household and even pets
insect repellant; helps with skin care, wound cleansing; acts as a stimulant; soothes colic and vomiting; and helps respiratory tract infections, nasal and sinus congestion, headaches, gout, muscle stiffness, pain, fire ant bites, menstrual cramps, acne, genital herpes, hemorrhoids, and varicose veins. From the same family as tea tree and manuka. Carrot seed (Daucus carota) Stimulant. Known uses: acts as a tonic for liver regeneration and cholesterol control; helps mature wrinkled skin; tones
scoparium) Antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral. Known uses: proven effective against both strep and staph infections. It’s very similar to tea tree but smells better. It can be used in place of tea tree, and it’s great to use in soap for acne. Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) Antiseptic, astringent, disinfectant, and deodorant. Known uses: acts as a diuretic; stimulates the immune system; helps gum disorders, sore throat, excessive mucus, colds, coughs, flatulence, hemorrhoids, wounds, weepy
the scale, and pour it into another pan. Set over high heat, bring to a boil, and add it to the soap paste. Soap Stats You don’t have to dilute the paste the same day you make it. You can leave it out overnight to dilute the next day. You can also put it in a baggie and freeze it until you’re ready. 13. Slowly pour the borax mixture into the paste, put the lid back on, set the diluted mixture over medium heat, and let it all melt down. Keep a close watch on this because it might boil over,
70-71 CPOP (cold process oven process), 68, 84 equipment, 85 crayons as colorants, 146, 165 creamy, SoapCalc, 45 cucumber soap, 100-101 curing, 66, 73 castor oil, 102 goat milk soap, 111 water phase, 66 zap test, 74 curls, 161 cutouts (embeds), 160 cutting soap, 69, 82 D DEP (diethyl phthalate), 27 diluting paste, 122 dipping petals, 168 dishwasher use, 118, 126 distilled water, 5 DL Panthenol B5, 130 DOS (dreaded orange spots), 8 super fat, 42 Drano for lye, 9 dried rose
Basic Household and Laundry Soap, 119-122 Basic Shower Gel, 124-126 Basic Soap, 47-48 Beginner Batch 2-pound mold, 92-93 5×6 mold, 93-94 Buttery and Nice Soap, 99-100 Coffee Mocha Delight, 156-159 Conditioning Rinse, 136 Cool, Fresh Cucumber Soap, 100-101 CPOP Soap for Mild Skin, 87-88 CPOP Soap for Difficult Skin, 89 CPOP Soap for Normal Skin, 85-87 CPOP Soap for Sensitive Skin, 88-89 Facial Bar for Normal Skin, 103-104 figuring percentages, 78 Lavender Bar Soap, 97 Liquid Facial Soap