eBook - The art of manufacturing soaps and candles
Sparkle and Comfort
This 126 page eBook will help you create old-fashioned pampering products that will delight customers, to give as gifts for friends or to pamper your own skin. The methods used are old-fashioned and look back at past centuries making processes in an historical context too.
Here's a summary of just a few things you'll find in this publication:
* Concise instructions for making transparent soaps * The history of soap making * Equipment used for manufacturing soaps and candles * Various methods used to make homemade soaps * The different types of materials used in making soaps and candles * Preparation of your lye, oils and water to make the perfect batch of soap * In depth information concerning fats and oils used in making soaps, and benefits of using each particular oil or fat. * Complete instructions for making the very popular toilet soaps from the Victorian era * How to make wonderful soft soaps that will get hands and laundry super-duper clean * Coloring and perfuming your soaps * Wonderful recipes for making some of the most popular soaps used in that time period, including the still popular and famous Windsor soap * Recipes for making shaving paste. Once you make a batch of this you'll never waste money on store bought shaving cream again! * Two complete chapters devoted to candle making exclusively * Historical functions of the candle as an illuminator * Complete information concerning the raw materials used in candle making * New methods of rendering tallow for your candles * Complete information on preparing wicks, dipping candles, and making candles from molds * Learn about the history of soap and candle making, view illustrations of the top machines used in the late 1800's for making homemade soaps and candles, and relive a part of history as you read information shared by some of the leading soap and candle manufacturing experts of the late 1800's!