Jan Berry, known through her popular blog The Nerdy Farm Wife, reveals her coveted soapmaking secrets to make easy, nourishing soaps with 100% all-natural ingredients.
Jan Berry is the author of 101 Homemade Products for Your Skin, Health & Home. She is also the writer and photographer of the blog The Nerdy Farm Wife, which has more than 41k followers on Facebook. She writes regularly for HobbyFarms.com and Natural Herbal Living magazine. Her projects have been featured on Natural Living Mama, Empress of Dirt, Lovely Greens, BuzzFeed, Money Saving Mom, the Bulk Herb Store Blog and more. She lives on a farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.
"If you enjoy the simple beauty of natural soaps, the recipes
within these pages are literally made for you! They cover the full
gamut from basic recipes for beginners to more complex creations
perfect for experienced soapmakers."
--Kenna Cote, Modern Soapmaking "This book is gorgeous and will coax the novice soap maker to dive into soapmaking with joy. The recipes are challenging enough to keep the experienced soapmaker interested, while learning creative techniques from the herbalists' repertoire. This book makes a valuable contribution to the soapmaking literature."
--Chris Dalziel, author of The Beeswax Workshop "Even as a seasoned soapmaker I am excited by this book! Beautiful photos, appealing soap recipes and in-depth tutorials make this soapmaking book a gem for your permanent soaping library."
--Rebecca Dillon, Soap Deli News blog "Jan Berry is such an inspiration to me and many others. She explains things and teaches so well. Her books are a must-have whether you are a beginner or an experienced soap maker. With her many years of experience with herbs and natural soap making, you'll definitely learn something new."
--Tina Moenck, Natural Suds N More "This book is a very thorough resource for a brand-new soapmaker, with fun ideas for someone with more experience as well. I love that the recipes contain all natural ingredients with helpful tips for working with natural colorants and suggestions for oil substitutions."
--Amy Warden, Great Cakes Soapworks This book will be a great addition to any soapmaker's library. A terrific guide for beginners and a helpful reference for the experienced."
--Elin Criswell, author of Creative Soap Making and Bubbles to Bucks