Here is everything you need to know to create natural, luxurious soaps at home. Bestselling author and professional soap maker Melinda Coss shows how to make a wonderful range of bar and liquid soaps as well as exquisite creams, lotions, and balms. With a wide choice of design, color, and scent there’s a perfect soap here for everyone. More than 40 easy-to-follow recipes focus on natural, eco-friendly ingredients. Discover how to make pure and gentle soaps that soothe allergy-prone skin. You’ll enjoy mixing, molding, and packaging indulgent delights like Fig and Honey Exfoliant Bars, Sleeping Beauty Heavy Night Cream, Gardeners' Skin Balm, Dead Sea Mud Spa Treatment, and many more. Natural Soap, Second Edition includes a basic tutorial on soap making techniques, a well-organized guide to ingredients, and beautiful color photography. All of the equipment needed is fully explained, so even a beginner can start making soap in no time. The author reveals her trade secrets to creating the perfect aromatic blends, and even offers valuable advice on setting up your own soap making business.