GreenSense: More than just an excellent source for learning the basics of transparent soapmaking, this book has simple step-by-step instructions for making transparent soap using natural ingredients. But it also includes properties, advantages & disadvantages of each soap ingredient as well as safety precautions & equipment selection, including selecting a mold. It has dyeing & fragrancing ideas, and instructions & illustrations for building inexpensive tools to simplify your soapmaking. It even tells you how to formulate your own opaque & transparent soaps.
"This is a job well done."
- Susan Miller Cavitch, author of The Natural Soap Book.
With common ingredients and equipment, readers can craft stunning transparent soaps. Step-by-step photographs offer a full exploration of this special technique, ingredients, and the basics for making transparent bars. Includes recipes and tips for creating unique and beautiful soap masterpieces.
From the Back Cover - Now you can make stunning transparent soap in your own kitchen!
Contrary to popular belief, making beautiful see-through soap doesn't require loads of special equipment, supplies, or overly complex preparation methods. All you need are some kitchen basics, such as pots, stirrers, and a thermometer; some inexpensive supplies from your local supermarket or craft store; and basic know-how--and you're on your way to creating your own personalized soaps.