Join the HSMG with Social Media

September 1, 2009 We’d like to invite you to connect with the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild on Social Media. Get connected! Increase your knowledge! Improve your business! Social networking is a method of using free social websites, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more to connect with friends in your trade. These venues are ways to educate, …

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Fabulous HSMG Merchandise!!

You may not have known, but the HSMG has some fabulous merchandise available!  In an effort to help soapmakers make themselves known as soapmakers, promote the handcrafted soap industry, and increase awareness of the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild, we have apparel and accessories for sale – all with the HSMG logo to clearly communicate your affiliation …

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FDA Globalization Act – 2009

With the new administration and the recent salmonella outbreaks, Rep. Dingell has submitted a new version of the FDA Globalization Act.  It is HR-759, was introduced on January 28th and has been referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The good news is that our voice was heard and the section on Cosmetics has …

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Cosmetic Legislation – One hurdle overcome

The FDA Globalization Act of 2008 fading away There is good news on the cosmetic legislation front! As recently posted by Debbie May of Wholesale Supplies Plus and confirmed by Donna Maria in her recent blog post, it looks like the FDA Globalization Act of 2008 has been withdrawn from consideration, at least for the …

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