Vendors! Expiration of the special Early Bird Rate for Vendors is Jan. 31

Don’t Miss this opportunity at the Annual Conference in Denver!  Every year the HSMG has an Annual Conference open to all soapmakers and vendors (members or not). The 2010 Conference will be in Denver, Colorado at the Inverness Hotel and Conference Center on April 30 – May 2, 2010. Talking to other soapmakers, vendors and …

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HSMG Partners with Clean the World!

HSMG Partners with CTW! Over 9,000 children will die today! With your help, we can reduce these needless deaths dramatically by donating something as simple as our soap. Clinical studies have shown that the simple hygiene practice of washing one’s hands with bar soap can reduce these deaths by up to 60%. The HSMG invites …

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Member Spotlight – Melissa Flick, Where Organic Meets Sassy!

Since 1998, Melissa Flick, BodyBalms, had been crafting basic melt and pour soap for a few months, selling it to co-workers and experimenting with lotions/balms from recipes found in a magazine. While learning to make cold process soap at a home class, she was nervous and a tad intimated of terms like trace, lye, and saponification, …

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