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Here's a summary of just a few things you'll find in this fantastic publication:
Concise instructions for making transparent soaps
The history of soap making
Equipment used for manufacturing soaps and candles
Various methods used to make homemade soaps
The different types of materials used in making soaps and candles
Preparation of your lye, oils and water to make the perfect batch of soap
In depth information concerning fats and oils used in making soaps, and benefits of using each particular oil or fat
Complete instructions for making the very popular toilet soaps from the Victorian era
How to make wonderful soft soaps that will get hands and laundry super-duper clean
Coloring and perfuming your soaps
Wonderful recipes for making some of the most popular soaps used in that time period, including the still popular and famous Windsor soap
Recipes for making shaving paste. Once you make a batch of this you'll never waste money on store bought shaving cream again!
Two complete chapters devoted to candle making exclusively
Historical functions of the candle as an illuminator
Complete information concerning the raw materials used in candle making
New methods of rendering tallow for your candles
Complete information on preparing wicks, dipping candles, and making candles from molds.