Make beautiful handmade soap without the all the chemicals found in commercial products...and not just bath soaps and shampoo bars but also homemade washing powder and even dishwasher soap bombs - the only book to cover it all! The natural products you can make from this book are not only kinder to your skin, they are also better for the planet, helping you to achieve a less chemical-filled, lower impact lifestyle. Expert artisan soap maker Sarah Harper, of The Clovelly Soap Company, will teach you the techniques to make your own nourishing, natural and indulgent soap. Two key techniques are used throughout the book - the traditional Cold-Process method and the fast and fun Melt-and-Pour method, which you can use to create over 20 contemporary projects - gorgeous soaps for glamour girls, hardworking soaps for gardeners, decadent gifts for men, 'surprise inside' soaps that will make kids' bathtime fun, as well as natural cleaning products for the home.The step-by-step photography and author's insightful advice from years of experience teaching soap-making makes every project in the book achievable, dispelling any fears or doubts you may have and guiding you effortlessly from start to finish. Packed with handy tips and an easy, approachable style, as well as creative ideas for packaging and presentation, this book is a beautiful reference with style as well as substance so that anyone, including children, can make a variety of soaps you will be proud to use, display and give away!