Althea Press The Natural Soapmaking Book for Beginners- DIY Soaps Using All-Natural Herbs, Spices, and Essential Oils. Making soap from scratch is a fun hobby and a great way to control the ingredients in the products you use. Make your very own homemade soaps without artificial dyes and chemicals. Over 55 diverse recipes such as castile soap, shampoo bars, shaving bars, anti-aging soaps, salt soaps, goat-milk soaps, and more. Step-by-step instructions, tips, decorating techniques, and scent pairing. Designed specifically with beginners in mind. 220 pages in a softcover.