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I am very excited to announce the launch of our book today!

Essential Soap Making is a 94 page, detailed, comprehensive e-Book, co-written with Alyssa Middleton of Bath and Body Academy.

In this book you will learn about the different ways to make soap (focusing specifically on cold process soap), ingredients used to make soap, techniques and safety information as well as formulas you can use as a starting point to make gentle, natural soap.  Step-by-step instructions with dozens of photographs that make it easy to follow along. 
essential soap making book www.anniesgoathill.com
The eBook includes:
  • Ingredients and equipment needed to make soap
  • Beginner’s formulas, with detailed instructions and suggestions on creating unique formulas
  • Reference charts including: Oils used in soap making and their properties, Essential oils and their properties, Herbs used in soap making and their properties, Herbs to color soap naturally
  • Instructions on making herb-infused oils
  • Coloring soap with micas, ultramarines and oxides
  • Troubleshooting
  • Starting a Soap Business, including how to price your soaps and where to sell them
  • Resources for purchasing ingredients and packaging
  • Glossary
Praise for Essential Soap Making
 
This book is an excellent base.  It’s ideal for anyone thinking about starting a bath and body business to someone just wanting to explore the more technical aspects of basic soapmaking.  From covering trouble spots in cold process soapmaking to exploring insurance to delving into business basics, it is a comprehensive primer to all things soap, soapmaking and craft business 101.  Buy it, devour it and enjoy making your first few batches of soap.”
 
– Annie-Marie Faiola, aka “The Soap Queen” and owner of Brambleberry Soap Making Supplies
 
“Alyssa and Mary have done an extraordinary job of assembling all the critical information you need to start making soap at home.  The indexes and charts make handy “pull-out” references, and the photographs make it easy to follow the instructions and confirm that you are doing everything correctly.  This book has all the information you need, plus it’s written in Alyssa’s and Mary’s easy, breezy style, which also make it fun and enjoyable.”
 
– Donna Maria Johnson, Founder of Indie Beauty Network
Purchase the book here.  And enjoy!!!!
Mary Humphrey
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