Make cold process soap from scratch and learn how to make unlimited varieties of soap with various textures, colours, and aromas for all types of skin.
This self-study eBook includes the same notes and recipes used in WapoBeauty‘s live soapmaking classes in Dublin. As these live workshops only run a few times a year, I am offering my notes, explanations, and recipes for you to make soap at home.
What this EBOOK INCLUDES:
Cold process soapmaking
The cold process method is the oldest and most basic way to make soaps from scratch. Using natural plant oils, the cold process method is used in Spain with Castille soap, in France with Marseille soap, and Syria with Aleppo soap. This process will also allow you to include many other natural ingredients to create an array of beautiful soaps in different colours, shapes, and textures for you, your family, and friends. The sky is the limit when it comes to soapmaking!
- Basic Olive Oil Soap
- Aleppo Soap
- Coconut, Grapeseed, and Castor Oil Soap
- Coconut, Peanut, and Sesame Oil Soap
- Simple Coconut Soap
- Shea Butter and Olive Oil Soap
- Mango and Coconut Soap
- Lemongrass and Lemon Verbena Soap
- Shea, Coconut, and Castor Oil Soap
- Coconut Milk, Pumpkin, and Honey Soap
- Cleaning/Laundry Soap (made with used oils)
In this eBook, you will find:
- The cold process soapmaking method and safety guidelines which should be followed strictly!
- Plant oil benefits and what skin type they best suit.
- Natural butter benefits for every type of skin.
- Essential oil benefits for every type of skin and different aroma combinations for lovely smelling soaps.
- Dried ingredients you can add to decorate your soap, giving them different textures and exfoliating properties.
- A saponification calculator to help in you in formulating any type of soap in the future while using a variety of oils, butters, and many other ingredients.
- The best suppliers to get the right tools and ingredients to make any kind of soap.
COLD PROCESS SOAPMAKING IS STRICTLY FOR ADULTS ONLY.
PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD NOT MAKE COLD PROCESS SOAPS AS IT INVOLVES SERIOUS CHEMISTRY.
PLEASE, READ AND FOLLOW THE SAFETY GUIDELINES IN THE SOAPMAKING NOTES BEFORE YOU START.
PLEASE, DO NOT ALLOW CHILDREN IN THE ROOM WHEN YOU ARE DOING COLD PROCESS SOAPMAKING!
As a bonus, you will find notes and recipes for the melt and pour soapmaking method. This method is not only easier, but safer and is a great way to enjoy soapmaking with children.
In this section, you’ll find images and notes from a recipe that I made with my little daughter, as well as a practical YouTube video.