Making Candles and Soaps For Dummies book cover

Making Candles and Soaps For Dummies

Author:
Kelly Ewing
Published: November 1, 2004

Overview

Make floating candles, herbal soaps, and even a home spa

Discover the secrets of color, shape, and scent the fun and easy way?

Whether you're a beginner or seasoned craftperson, this fun book offers everything you need to make beautiful, professional-looking candles and soaps at home. You get practical tips on dyeing and scenting wax, using unusual molds, adding embellishments to candles, working with soap ingredients, and even turning your hobby into a business!

Discover How To:

  • Stock a safe & efficient work area
  • Work with all types of wax
  • Add color and scent to your projects
  • Make melt-and-pour soaps
  • Turn a hobby into a business
Make floating candles, herbal soaps, and even a home spa

Discover the secrets of color, shape, and scent the fun and easy way?

Whether you're a beginner or seasoned craftperson, this fun book offers everything you need to make beautiful, professional-looking candles and soaps at home. You get practical tips on dyeing and scenting wax, using

unusual molds, adding embellishments to candles, working with soap ingredients, and even turning your hobby into a business!

Discover How To:

  • Stock a safe & efficient work area
  • Work with all types of wax
  • Add color and scent to your projects
  • Make melt-and-pour soaps
  • Turn a hobby into a business
Making Candles and Soaps For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If you want to make your own candles and soaps, you need shopping lists for the basic ingredients for both. Get to know the types of candles you can make: tapers, pillars, or votives — the varieties abound. And when you make soaps, you'll want to know how to fix common problems that affect the appearance and what causes them.