This book by best-selling soap maker Melinda Coss focuses on natural ingredients and provides a wonderful range of recipes for bar and liquid soaps as well as creams, lotions and balms. The techniques section covers everything you need to learn how to make soaps at home. All the equipment required is full explained, so even a beginner could start making soap in no time. The recipes include fruit soaps, scrub bars, skin screams and flower waters, and there is a section on special effects for a really special treat. With such a wide choice of design, colour and scent there's bound to be something here for everyone. Melinda also includes an invaluable section on running a soap-making business, giving essential advice for anyone looking to profit from their newfound skills.