This practical book is full of helpful advice on how to make your own luxurious and beautiful soaps at home, using only the best natural ingredients. Not only are these soaps good for you, they look great and are wonderfully indulgent too! Soap-making entrepreneur Sarah Ade introduces you to all of the simple techniques and basic kitchen equipment you'll need to create an array of gorgeous soaps. You'll learn how to choose your ingredients, understand their properties, and put them together to achieve a specific purpose. Dozens of easy-to-follow recipes range from the fun and frivolous to sensible and serious, and the text is packed with ideas for alternative soap making and homemade skin care. This is an essential guide for anyone interested in what they put onto their body as well as what goes inside.