Natural skincare is brought to life through fragrance, and the most pure fragrances available, essential oils, can lend vibrancy and luxury to any product. With the help of author Kendra Cote, it’s simple to incorporate essential oils into your own handmade soap and skincare.
This guide explores how to use essential oils in handmade bath and body products, starting with understanding how essential oils are made, how to safely store and handle them, and how to determine proper usage rates in your formulas. Begin with a simple collection of recommended essentials oils and follow the practical and easy to follow exercises that will lead you to creating your own unique, beautiful, and complex aromas for your handmade creations.
This is the book that I never realized I needed until I read it. All information in one place, concise and easy to follow – a must for every soapers bookshelf. – Jo Haslauer, Skin Trip
Finally!! This is a resource that has been sorely needed in the soapmaking and handcrafted community. Kenna demystifies not only the safe handling and usage of essential oils, but also how to create beautiful blends to enhance natural body care products. I love how the book is broken down into easy-to-read sections with examples and formulas that anyone who knows how to formulate can figure out. I wish I had known half of this information when I first started making soap! – Amy Warden, Great Cakes Soapworks & Soap Challenge Club
In this book, Kenna delivers her unparalleled and informative take on essential oils; whether you are a new soap maker or seasoned crafter, there is valuable content for you. This is a must read for anyone who uses essential oils in their products. – Preston Tillotson, Sudz by Studz & Gratitude Soapery
About this book
Kenna’s first self-published book, clocking in at 130 pages, explores how to use and blend essential oils in handmade soap and skincare. This is the perfect book for beginners, and a great reference book for experienced soapmakers, too!
Table of Contents
- Introduction: What to Expect
- Chapter One: Understanding Essential Oils
- Chapter Two: Recommended Essential Oils for Beginners
- Chapter Three: The Ins and Outs of Using Essential Oils
- Chapter Four: How Much Essential Oil to Use in a Product
- Chapter Five: Blending Essential Oils
- Appendix I: Essential Oil Blends to Try
- Appendix II: Recommended Resources
- Appendix III: Essential Oil Suppliers
- Appendix IV: Common Restricted Constituents
- Appendix V: Using Fragrance Oils
How do I snag my book?
Unlike other books on Modern Soapmaking, this is a physical book that will be shipped to you! Ensure that your shipping address is correct during checkout.
Get ready to rock your aromas, and bring a whole new level of delish to your products!