From the creator of the natural skin care line Moon Magic, Liz McQuerry offers a step-by-step guide, enhanced with excellent photos, for natural cold-process soap crafting. Utilizing mostly kitchen ingredients to create a variety of innovative soap blends—including felted soap, beer soap, and seasonal soaps—McQuerry will put you in touch with your inner alchemist. From body bars to hair care bars, with wonderful tidbits and advice on herbs and essential oil blends, you and your family (and even your dog, too!) will enjoy a clean like never before.
Natural Soap at Home provides delightful instructions for:
- Skin care bars
- Hair care bars
- Animal wash bars
- Creative and beautiful bars
- An easy make-your-own soap cutter, modifiable to your preferences, to slice up all your bars in two simple slices
- A wide array of beautifully blended essential oil formulations to scent your soap
- A comprehensive table on vegetable oils along with what to use, when, and why
- And much more!
Glove up and safety-goggle down for a fun, efficient, and easy-to-follow ride through the world of soap crafting.
SubtitleHow to Make Felted Soap, Wine Soap, Fruit Soap, Goat's Milk Soap, and Much More
AuthorBy Liz McQuerry
Published20 March 2018
Dimensions5.50 x 8.50in.
About the author
Liz McQuerry is a firm believer in nourishing from nature. She is always trying to find new, fun, and more innovatively beautiful ways to craft and has worked in the allopathic medicine system for years while studying holistic medicine and body therapies in Chinese, ayurvedic, and eclectic medicine.
Through her company, Moon Magic (MoonMagic.co), she has been creating and sharing her knowledge for more than ten years. When she is not testing formulas, she spends her time playing with her three children, jogging in the woods, and painting on her porch surrounded by a cacophony of living greenery. She resides in Grass Valley, California.
"This is a solid book on the art and science of how to create handmade soap at home. From the basic science to more advanced techniques and ingredients, this book will teach from the basics to the challenging." —Anne-Marie Faiola, founder Bramble Berry Handcraft Provisions