HSMG Member Signage

Proudly display your HSMG Membership or Certification Level at your booth or in your store! Let your customers know you are a professional. These high-quality frames and printed logos are a great way to let your customers know that you are a member of the HSMG and to display your certification level (if achieved). The …

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You’re Invited to Participate!

Please assist all soapmakers by filling out this quick survey. Open to non-members too, this will provide valuable information to keep the HSMG on track to benefit the soapmaking industry. Your feedback will be kept anonymous and confidential and will ultimately help us serve you better. Surveys will be accepted until August 31. Click here: …

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HSMG Forum Experts Panels – Lori Nova, The Nova Studio

Hello Members, It is with great anticipation that the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild, Inc. opens its new season of the Experts Panels with Lori Nova of The Nova Studio in our Experts Panel. Many of you had the opportunity at the HSMG Conference in Palm Springs to hear Lori’s presentation “Coloring With Confidence.” Besides plying her …

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Member Spotlight – Soapylove, Debbie Chialtas

Debbie Chialtas admits it, “I’m a glycerin soap addict.” It’s all she wants to do – make “melt and pour” soap in every way possible! For over 4 years since being pregnant with her first child, she never imagined that she would leave a corporate job in fashion design and make soapmaking become an actual …

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT–BONNIE BARTLEY, SOAPSMITH, THE ALLEGHENY HEARTH

Bonnie Bartley, Soapsmith, The Allegheny Hearth, conducted a year long experiment using the additives recommended by HSMG Conference Speaker, Dr. Kevin Dunn, Caveman chemistry, for the prevention of DOS. Here are Bonnie’s results: One year ago, July 2008, I began an unscientific test using Dr. Dunn’s recommended additives for the prevention of DOS. On the …

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