Update – Colorado Safe Personal Care Products Act – Letter to Colorado Lawmakers

I have written a letter that you can use to send to lawmakers in Colorado in opposition of The Colorado Safe Personal Care Products Act, HB10-1248. Please put the letter on your company letterhead to fully identify yourself and your company. *We are sorry, you can no longer download the letter on this site. Leigh …

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From the President – Update – Colorado Safe Personal Care Products Act

Whether you live and operate a business in the state of Colorado or not you need to pay attention to The Colorado Safe Personal Care Products Act, HB10-1248.  Read the full bill here. The main “intent” of the bill is to ban all ingredients known to be carcinogens or reproductive toxins in the state of …

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From the President – Colorado Safe Personal Care Products Act

Colorado has proposed a bill known as The Colorado Safe Personal Care Products Act, it was introduced by the Colorado Women’s Lobby under the Campaign For Safe Cosmetics. If passed, Colorado will place a ban on all personal care products that contain carcinogens or reproductive toxins, placing $5,000 to $10,000 fines on any manufacturer that …

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2010 Annual Conference – Denver, CO, The Inverness Hotel April 30 – May 2

Don’t miss this great event! The Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild would like to invite you to celebrate our 13th Annual Conference in Denver Colorado! It will be at the Inverness Hotel and Conference Center. Why do you need to attend this Conference! Fabulous Keynote Speakers! Increase Your Sales!  Learn marketing strategies, creative display techniques and how …

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Columbus Foods! Awesome Platinum Conference Sponsor!

Columbus Foods is a Platinum sponsor for our Denver Conference this year and the HSMG is thrilled! Columbus Vegetable Oils began in the mid 1930’s as “Eagle Can Company” and then became “Columbus Packing Company” when a shortage of cooking oil became an opportunity during World War II. The name “Columbus”, as in Christopher the explorer, …

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Spotlight – Lambfeather Natural Soap – Gwen Van Scoy

Gwendolyn Van Scoy, Lambfeather Natural Soap, started making soap in 1994 as a hobby due to skin problems as a result of radiation treatments she had to go through 30 yrs. ago.  She read about the benefits of handmade soap, that it was better for your skin, and after making her first batch was convinced. …

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Spotlight – Stratus Insurance – Platinum Conference Sponsor

Are you all signed up for the HSMG 2010 Conference in Denver, CO?  Stratus Insurance Company is one of our Platinum sponsors and we can’t wait to see what they have up their sleeve? Any soapmaker who has searched for insurance for their small business knows how hard it is to find an insurance company …

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Conference Diamond Sponsor-Essential Wholesale

Dennis and Kayla Fioravanti of Essential Wholesale have been members of the HSMG since 2001.  Essential Wholesale’s sponsorship of the 2010 Conference Keynote Speaker is making Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun’s appearance possible and once again they are our Diamond Sponsor Level.  Already the excitement is building with those who have registered for the 2010 Conference.  HSMG’s Membership …

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February Membership Drive

Thinking about joining the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild? Now’s the time! February is the month of our Annual Membership Drive, during which you can earn DOUBLE golden soap bubbles AND special prizes. Any member who refers 5 or more NEW members will receive a free membership for their next year (a value of $100, insurance not …

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