Learn How to Make Soap: A Beginner’s Guide

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Learn how to make soap with this free soapmaking ebook designed for beginner soapmakers. This free soapmaking ebook contains information on how to make soap, using a lye calculator, how to formulate your own soap recipes, eight beginner soap recipes, creating custom soap labels and more.

Recently WorldLabel asked if I’d create a downloadable ebook for their blog with a collection of my beginner soap recipes. I was happy to not only take on the task but to go one step further. My new soapmaking ebook – which you can find here – gives more than just the basics of how to make soap. In addition to an updated cold process soapmaking tutorial (my last soapmaking tutorial was written many years ago!) and eight beginner cold process soap recipes, I also provide information on the equipment and ingredients needed to make cold process soap, getting over your fear of lye, how to use a lye calculator, information on formulating your own cold process soap recipes, how to make a simple DIY wooden loaf soap mold, figuring out how much soap is needed for a mold of any size, a tutorial on how to create your own custom soap labels, and a collection of helpful resources and references including soapmaking suppliers, lye calculators and more.

If you’ve considered learning how to make soap – whether you’ve had reservations about working with lye or are simply ready to dive in -download my free soapmaking ebook at WorldLabel blog. This free soapmaking ebook is presented in a straight forward, down to earth manner to help you create your very first batch of cold process soap and get it right the first time. Then, once you’ve mastered a few basic soap recipes, there’s information to help you explore soapmaking even further with the basics of formulating your own cold process soap recipes. This includes practical information on how to figure out what percentages of oils and butters are recommended in cold process soap as well as information on how using a lye calculator can help you to create the perfect cold process soap recipe.

My hands on advice not only acts as a guide to into how to make soap but encourages you to look further and learn more on your own by offering specifics on how and where to search to broaden your soapmaking horizons. And, because it’s a PDF, you can download this free soapmaking ebook and take it with you anywhere to read and reference at your own leisure by either printing it out or simply saving it on your favorite device.

I hope you find my soapmaking ebook helpful and that it leads you into a exploring a fabulous new world!

{ Download my PDF soapmaking ebook, Making Cold Process Soap for the First Time? How to make soap & beginner soap recipes to get you started!, from WorldLabel blog here. }

This natural homemade coffee soap recipe is made using real brewed coffee and the cold process soapmaking method and is easy enough for beginners. The caffeine in this homemade coffee soap recipe acts as a natural anti-inflammatory and is believed to help with skin redness and other skin aliments.

Already know how to make soap? Then you may also be interested in my latest cold process soap recipe for making natural coffee soap along with twelve other cold process soap recipes that contain food as an ingredient with everything from blueberries and tomatoes to wine and beer! You can find those cold process soap recipes here.

In addition you can find my full collection of homemade soap recipes and bath and beauty DIY’s at Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen. Follow me on Pinterest for even more homemade soap recipes and beauty DIY’s from around the web or keep track of all my new homemade soap recipes and other DIY creations by following Soap Deli News blog via Blog Lovin’ or Tumblr. You can also find me on Facebook, Twitter, G+ and Instagram.


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Free Shea Body Butter Recipes eBook

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Free Holiday Body Butter Recipes Ebook with a DIY Homemade Pumpkin Body Butter Recipe

The ebook, Holiday Body Butter Recipes: Simple Body Butter to Make and Give: Homemade Body Butters for Every Occasion, is free today from Amazon! Includes a recipe for a seasonal DIY Pumpkin Pie Body Butter Recipe! So how can you resist? Download this kindle ebook free for a limited time here.

Also available today at no cost is a similar title, Homemade Shea Body Butter Recipes for Beginners: All-Natural Quick & Easy Recipes to Eliminate Eczema, Acne, Dry Skin, Stretch Marks, Sunburn & More. You can get that book here.

The Soap Making Bible is an invaluable resource for beginning soapmakers and is free today from Amazon!

If you also love soapmaking, be sure to get The Soap Making Bible, also free today. It includes beautiful, print friendly PDF’s with soap recipes, instructions, troubleshooting tips and more. Add your own notes to the prints to personalise your soap making bible even further. It also includes invaluable tips like the most common mistakes that many soap makers encounter so you can avoid them. This ebook includes troubleshooting tips and easy to follow instructions designed for beginners along with a great collection of homemade soap recipes. Download The Soapmaking Bible here.

If you don’t own a kindle you can still get these kindle titles. Simply download Amazon’s free kindle reading app here. It works on most computers, tablets and smartphones.

(If you missed out on these free ebooks – these free kindle ebook offers come and go rather quickly generally lasting only a day or two – no worries. Simply visit Amazon’s best sellers in Crafts, Hobbies and Home here for a list of all current free ebooks in this category and click on the Top 100 Free tab.)


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Aromatherapy Recipes for Beginners and Other Free Bath & Beauty Recipe eBooks

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Aromatherapy Recipes for Beginners and Other Free Bath and Beauty Related Ebooks from Amazon

Get the kindle ebook, Easy Aromatherapy Recipes For Beginners: An Everyday Guide to Using Simple, Organic and Affordable Essential Oils at Home, free today from Amazon.

This book contains a history of aromatherapy and how essential oils are made along with information on how to use, dilute, buy, blend and store your essential oils.

In addition there is an overview on the uses of some of the more popular and readily available essential oils along with a collection of aromatherapy and essential oil blend recipes for healthy living and relaxation. Plus recipes for your home for things like candles, room sprays, and a natural microwave cleaner!

There is also a collection of homemade bath and beauty recipes for facial cleansers, creams, lotions, scrubs, hair care and bath blends.

You can download this ebook from Amazon here. If you don’t own a kindle you can simply download Amazon’s free kindle reading app here. It works on most smart phones, computers and tablets.

Other free kindle ebooks available today include: DIY Bath Salts for Hobby and Gifts!: The Step-By-Step Playbook for Making Bath Salts For Gifts And Hobby, Homemade Body Butter Recipes: The Ultimate Natural Skin Beauty Recipes, Body Butter: DIY Body Butter Guide and Awesome Body Butter Recipes, Bath Bombs :The Ultimate Guide – Over 30 Homemade & Refreshing Bath Recipes, Herbs for Beauty & Perfumery, Body Creams :The Ultimate Guide – Over 30 Hydrating & Refreshing Skin Treatments, and Easy Homemade Facial Masks Recipes: How To Make Your Own Skin Care Products.

Amazon’s free kindle ebook offers come and go quickly. However, if you miss these don’t be discouraged. You can browse Amazon’s kindle best sellers for more bath and beauty titles listed by the top 100 paid best sellers and the top 100 free best sellers.


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Milk Soapmaking and Other Free Soapmaking eBooks and Homemade Soap Recipes

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How to Make Homemade Milk Soaps and Homemade Milk Soap Recipes

I was pretty stoked to find a rather great collection of soapmaking kindle ebooks available today for free. Two of these that I was especially excited to see include Anne L. Watson’s books Milk Soapmaking: The Smart and Simple Guide to Making Lovely Milk Soap from Scratch with Cow Milk, Goat Milk, Buttermilk, Cream, Coconut Milk, or Any Other Animal or Plant Milk and Smart Lotionmaking: The Simple Guide to Making Luxurious Lotions, or How to Make Lotion from Scratch That’s Better Than You Buy and Costs You Less. Both of these books have been around for some time and have been previously published in paperback!

Milk Soapmaking includes step by step directions on how to make homemade milk soaps from prep to clean up along with a collections of homemade milk soap recipes including Yogurt Parfait Homemade Milk Soap Recipe, Apricot Cream Homemade Milk Soap Recipe, Buttermilk Castile Soap Recipe, Deena’s Avocado Cream Homemade Milk Soap Recipe and more! Download Milk Soapmaking here.

How to Make Homemade Lotion and Homemade Lotion Recipes

Smart Lotionmaking delves into how to make lotions, how to test your lotions to make sure they are safe, and includes a collections of both milk and non-milk homemade lotion recipes as well as information on how to create your own homemade lotion recipes. Download Smart Lotionmaking here.

Soapmaking for Beginners - Beginner Homemade Soap Recipes and Tutorial

Other free soapmaking and related ebooks available for free today include Soap Making for Beginners: Proven Secrets to Making All Natural Homemade Soaps that Will Rejuvenate, Refresh and Revitalize Your Skin by Jessica Jacobs, Natural Homemade Cleaning Recipes For Beginners: Essential Oil Recipes For Household Cleaning, Laundry & Toxic Free Living by Lindsey P, Organic Lotion: Recipes for Beginners: How to Create Homemade Organic Lotions For Beauty, Nourishment, and Skin Healing by Marlene Ray, Homemade Body Butter: 25 Natural, Preservative-Free Recipes for Homemade Body Butter by Kelly Meral, and Aromatherapy: The Big Aromatherapy and Essential Oils for Beginners Book – A proven Guide for Essential Oils and Aromatherapy to Improve Your Health by A.A. Riddle.

Free ebooks come and go quickly. These were free when this post was created but if the offer has passed be sure to visit Amazon’s Kindle bestsellers in Crafts, Hobbies, and Home here to view all current free and paid kindle ebooks that are available. Don’t have a Kindle? No problem. You can quickly and easily download Amazon’s free Kindle Reading App here for your favorite device whether it’s your computer, tablet or smartphone!

For more homemade soap recipes as well as natural homemade bath and body recipes and beauty DIY’s, be sure to follow my DIY Bath and Body Board on Pinterest. If you follow all of my Pinterest boards you’ll also discover lots of great DIY craft projects, homemade gift ideas, lifestyle tips and recipes. You can also read my own tutorial for making homemade cold process soaps here or  view my own full collection of homemade soap recipes at Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen.

To keep up with all of my new homemade soap recipes and projects and never miss a post be sure to follow Soap Deli News blog on Blog Lovin’ and on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram.


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Free Soap Making eBooks

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How to Make Soap at Home - Homemade Soap Recipes for Beginners

Amazon has several great free soap making ebooks available today. They include How to Make Soap at Home: The Simple Soap Making Guide for Beginners! Discover How to Easily Make Gorgeous Looking & Beautifully Scented Homemade Soap! by Monica L. Patton, Homemade Liquid Soap for Beginners by Anna Ward, and The Creamy Craft of Cosmetic Making with Essential Oils and Their Friends by Jan Benham.

How to Make Soap at Home covers the basics of soap making and then instructs you on how to expand your expertise to make soaps that are entirely guided by your own imagination. This book will teach you how to gather your tools and ingredients, how to safely perform the required chemical processes and how to incorporate ingredients and decorations that will turn a standard soap into a beautiful and fragrant beauty product. It includes several basic homemade soap recipes to help you hone your skills and as well as information on how to use pre-made bases and homemade formulas to turn your ingredients into personalized exfoliating bars, soothing scrubs and vitamin-filled cleansing soaps.

How to Make Cosmetics with Essential Oils and Their Friends - Learn how to make your own DIY Homemade Lotions, Lip Balms, and More!

The Creamy Craft of Cosmetic Making with Essential Oils and Their Friends is guide for beginners on how to make natural homemade cosmetics. It clearly explains everything you need to know about the making of creams, lotions and ointments and also includes information about the most useful essential oils and carrier oils used in healthy skin care for skin, body and hair care.

Finally, Homemade Liquid Soap for Beginners teaches you how to make liquid homemade soap from scratch with over 17 liquid homemade soap recipes to get you started right away.

For more ebooks on how to make homemade soap and other free soap making ebooks, visit the Kindle store. These free soap making ebooks come and go quickly and are sometimes only available for a day or two so don’t delay! If you don’t have a kindle, you can visit Amazon and download the free Kindle Reading App which works on most devices include computers, tablets and smart phones. (I use the kindle app on my Mac book and iPhone.)

For more homemade soap recipes as well as natural homemade bath and body recipes and beauty DIY’s, be sure to follow my DIY Bath and Body Board on Pinterest. If you follow all of my Pinterest boards you’ll also discover lots of great DIY craft projects, homemade gift ideas, lifestyle tips and recipes. You can also read my own tutorial for making homemade cold process soaps here or  view my own full collection of homemade soap recipes at Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen.

To keep up with all of my new homemade soap recipes and projects and never miss a post be sure to follow Soap Deli News blog on Blog Lovin’ and on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram.


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