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BEST Soap Making Books You Should Enjoy

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Soap Making books.

Contents
  1. The Natural Soap Making Book for Beginners: Do-It-Yourself Soaps Using All-Natural Herbs, Spices, and Essential Oils (2017)
  2. Simple & Natural Soapmaking: Create 100% Pure and Beautiful Soaps with The Nerdy Farm Wife’s Easy Recipes and Techniques (2017)
  3. Soap Making Business Startup: How to Start, Run & Grow a Million Dollar Success From Home! (2016)
  4. The Everything Soapmaking Book: Learn How to Make Soap at Home with Recipes, Techniques, and Step-by-Step Instructions – Purchase the right equipment … soaps, and Package and sell your creations (2012)
  5. The Complete Guide to Natural Soap Making: Create 65 All-Natural Cold-Process, Hot-Process, Liquid, Melt-and-Pour, and Hand-Milled Soaps (2019)
  6. Natural Soap Making for Beginners: How to Make Soap from Scratch Using Essential Oils, Herbs, and Other Natural Additives (Beginner Soap Making Book) (2019)
  7. Homemade Soaps Recipes: Natural Handmade Soap, Soapmaking book with Step by Step Guidance for Cold Process of Soap Making ( How to Make Hand Made Soap, Ingredients, Soapmaking Supplies, Design Ideas) (2019)
  8. Scientific Soapmaking: The Chemistry of the Cold Process (2010)
  9. Making Soap From Scratch: How to Make Handmade Soap – A Beginners Guide and Beyond (2012)
  10. Liquid Soapmaking: Tips, Techniques and Recipes for Creating All Manner of Liquid and Soft Soap Naturally! (2014)
  11. Soap and Cosmetic Labeling: How to Follow the Rules and Regs Explained in Plain English (2015)
  12. Beeswax Alchemy: How to Make Your Own Soap, Candles, Balms, Creams, and Salves from the Hive (2015)
  13. Making Transparent Soap: The Art Of Crafting, Molding, Scenting & Coloring (2000)
  14. Soapmaking the Natural Way: 45 Melt-and-Pour Recipes Using Herbs, Flowers & Essential Oils (2011)
  15. Smart Soapmaking: The Simple Guide to Making Soap Quickly, Safely, and Reliably, or How to Make Soap That’s Perfect for You, Your Family, or Friends (2016)

The Natural Soap Making Book for Beginners: Do-It-Yourself Soaps Using All-Natural Herbs, Spices, and Essential Oils (2017)

 BEST Soap Making Books You Should EnjoyDip your toe into soap making with all-natural ingredients.Are you an aspiring “soaper” not sure which soap making books to start with? The Natural Soap Making Book for Beginners will help you take the plunge!
Author(s): Kelly Cable

Simple & Natural Soapmaking: Create 100% Pure and Beautiful Soaps with The Nerdy Farm Wife’s Easy Recipes and Techniques (2017)

 BEST Soap Making Books You Should EnjoyWith this new comprehensive guide, herbalist Jan Berry offers everything the modern-day enthusiast needs to make incredible botanical soaps. Beginners can join in the sudsy fun with detailed tutorials and step-by-step photographs for making traditional cold-process soap and the more modern hot-process method with a slow cooker. Jan presents 50 easy, unique soap recipes with ingredients and scents inspired by the herb garden, veggie garden, farm, forest and more.
Author(s): Jan Berry

Soap Making Business Startup: How to Start, Run & Grow a Million Dollar Success From Home! (2016)

 BEST Soap Making Books You Should EnjoySoap Making Business StartupHow to Start, Run & Grow a Million Dollar Success From Home!In this book, I don’t tell you how to make soap in few steps and then give you a few recipes to try, so you can start your own soap making business. You can find that information anywhere, don’t have to buy my book to learn that. Wait! Oh! I did that in this book. I did explain how to make soap, I also did give you a few simple recipes too.
Author(s): Suzanne Carpenter

The Everything Soapmaking Book: Learn How to Make Soap at Home with Recipes, Techniques, and Step-by-Step Instructions – Purchase the right equipment … soaps, and Package and sell your creations (2012)

 BEST Soap Making Books You Should EnjoyEver wonder what’s really in your store-bought soap? Once you start making your own soap, you’ll never have to wonder again! The Everything Soapmaking Book, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive guide to making all kinds of soap, whether you want to decorate your home or pamper your or your family’s skin.
Author(s): Alicia Grosso

The Complete Guide to Natural Soap Making: Create 65 All-Natural Cold-Process, Hot-Process, Liquid, Melt-and-Pour, and Hand-Milled Soaps (2019)

 BEST Soap Making Books You Should EnjoyAll-Natural Soap, All You Need to Know. Match colors to scents, add essential oils, try a simple slab swirl or opt for a tiger stripe―the creative possibilities of homemade soaps are endless. Even if you’re starting from scratch.
Author(s): Gail Aaron, Amanda

Natural Soap Making for Beginners: How to Make Soap from Scratch Using Essential Oils, Herbs, and Other Natural Additives (Beginner Soap Making Book) (2019)

 BEST Soap Making Books You Should EnjoyWhy should you try to make soap yourself? “Natural Soap Making for Beginners: How to Make Soap from Scratch Using Essential Oils, Herbs, and Other Natural Additives” is written to teach beginners how to make soap for family use and, thereby, cuts costs. This book is written to give you a line-by-line method on how to produce soap safely at home.
Author(s): Lorraine McCormick

Homemade Soaps Recipes: Natural Handmade Soap, Soapmaking book with Step by Step Guidance for Cold Process of Soap Making ( How to Make Hand Made Soap, Ingredients, Soapmaking Supplies, Design Ideas) (2019)

 BEST Soap Making Books You Should EnjoySo once again the advantages of natural handmade soap include:1. Clear skin;2. Hydration and nutrition, thanks to natural oils;3. Aromatherapy while using soap;4. Aesthetic pleasure;5. Making your own choices in creating handmade soap, you are able to choose an eco-friendly product. *You can also buy a full-color or black and white paper version of this book.
Author(s): Olivia Garden

Scientific Soapmaking: The Chemistry of the Cold Process (2010)

 BEST Soap Making Books You Should EnjoyUntil now, there were just two kinds of books on soapmaking. Books for the commodity soap industry emphasized the economical production of soap by the ton and were written for those with a background in chemistry and chemical engineering.
Author(s): Kevin M. Dunn

Making Soap From Scratch: How to Make Handmade Soap – A Beginners Guide and Beyond (2012)

 BEST Soap Making Books You Should EnjoyWith a no-nonsense approach and easy to follow directions, professional soap maker, Gregory White, shares his experience (and recipes) for creating cold process soaps. White takes the reader step by step through the process of making natural soaps for family, friends, and for profit. Easy to understand and master.
Author(s): Gregory Lee White

Liquid Soapmaking: Tips, Techniques and Recipes for Creating All Manner of Liquid and Soft Soap Naturally! (2014)

 BEST Soap Making Books You Should EnjoyIn “Liquid Soapmaking” you will find clear explanations accompanied by full color photography, tables and charts illustrating how to: a) Successfully create sparkling clear soaps quickly and easily every time. b) Formulate liquid soap so you never have to dissolve a stubborn soap paste again. c) Make the most luxuriously thick shower gels ever. d) Color, fragrance and thicken your liquid soap. e) Add nutritive value with herbal extracts and infusions.
Author(s): Jackie Thompson , Kerri Mixon, et al.

Soap and Cosmetic Labeling: How to Follow the Rules and Regs Explained in Plain English (2015)

 BEST Soap Making Books You Should EnjoySo you just developed an awesome soap or cosmetic product. You gave it out to friends and family who raved about it and urged you to put it on the market. You checked on what that would take and that’s when you hit the wall of rules and regulations. Thud! Does that mean you’ve hit a dead end? Absolutely not! In Soap & Cosmetic Labeling, author Marie Gale clearly explains the different rules and regulations that apply to labeling soaps and cosmetics and other related products.
Author(s): Marie Gale

Beeswax Alchemy: How to Make Your Own Soap, Candles, Balms, Creams, and Salves from the Hive (2015)

 BEST Soap Making Books You Should EnjoyConsidered the miracle of the beehive and used by humans for 8,000 years, beeswax remains a vital ingredient to society and is still used as the foundation for many household products in the twenty-first century. Learn from apiarist and entrepreneur Petra Ahnert about the , as well as tips and techniques on .   An introduction details the different ways in which beeswax has been used throughout history, as well as the products that contain it today.
Author(s): Petra Ahnert

Making Transparent Soap: The Art Of Crafting, Molding, Scenting & Coloring (2000)

 BEST Soap Making Books You Should EnjoyWith basic ingredients and standard kitchen tools you can craft your own transparent soaps that are milder, richer, and creamier than any commercial product. Eschewing complex methods and expensive equipment, Catherine Failor uses a simple, dependable process that makes beautiful transparent soaps every time. Failor’s easy-to-follow photographic instructions are accompanied by proven recipes and plenty of suggestions for colorful and sweet-smelling variations.
Author(s): Catherine Failor

Soapmaking the Natural Way: 45 Melt-and-Pour Recipes Using Herbs, Flowers & Essential Oils (2011)

 BEST Soap Making Books You Should EnjoyThe title begs the question, If soap, like the famed 99.44 percent pure Ivory, isn’t natural, then what is? Ittner clarifies the answer in her introductory chapter, explaining that she intended to “avoid all animal and petroleum-based products, syntheticcolorants and fragrances.” That said, the rest is amazingly easy.
Author(s): Rebecca Ittner

Smart Soapmaking: The Simple Guide to Making Soap Quickly, Safely, and Reliably, or How to Make Soap That’s Perfect for You, Your Family, or Friends (2016)

 BEST Soap Making Books You Should Enjoy********#1 AMAZON.COM BESTSELLER IN SOAP MAKING (JUNE 2015)**************#1 KINDLE (US) BESTSELLER IN BEAUTY & FASHION (JUNE 2015)************#1 KINDLE (US) BESTSELLER IN CRAFTS & HOBBIES (JULY 2014)********#1 AMAZON.COM BESTSELLER IN HOME-BASED SMALL BUSINESSES (OCTOBER 2013)**   Maybe you'd like to make your own soap, but you're worried that working with lye is too difficult or dangerous.
Author(s): Anne L. Watson

Best Soap Making Books You Should Enjoy

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some soap making books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Soap Making: Step-by-Step Guide to Make Homemade Soaps. Advanced & Beginner Recipes Included

Author(s): Varney, Carol
ID: 2505025, Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 1 Mb, Format: pdf

Homemade Soaps Recipes: Natural Handmade Soap, Soapmaking book with Step by Step Guidance for Cold Process of Soap Making ( How to Make Hand Made Soap, Ingredients, Soapmaking Supplies, Design Ideas)

Author(s): Olivia Garden
ID: 2331791, Publisher: , Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub

The Complete Photo Guide to Soap Making

Author(s): David Fisher
ID: 2305549, Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group, Year: 2018, Size: 27 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really chart-busters according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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