Preserving the timeless craft of soap making, artisan soap maker Dr. Robert McDaniel provides instruction and guidance to all levels of soap makers. Using natural ingredients, readers will experience the gratification of making all kinds of handmade soaps, including liquid soaps, cold and hot process soaps, melt-and-pour soaps and re-batched soaps. They'll also learn how to include fragrances, colours, and shapes and discover the benefits of aromatherapy associated with many essential oils.
A chemist teacher, Dr. Robert McDaniel is the holder of 14 U.S. patents and currently writes for THe Saponifier e-magazine (a bi-monthly publication for the soap and candle-making industry). With his wife Katherine he co-manages their home-based company, Dr. Bob's Herbal Soap.