Members in the Media

Many members of the Handcrafted Soap & Cosmetic Guild are involved in activities worthy of the news. Making soap and cosmetics, teaching handcrafting classes, supporting local farmers' markets, entrepreneurial success, mentoring, supporting local charities and more; handcrafters are involved in their communities and making a difference.

See these news articles to see what handcrafters are up to!

Honey Sweetie Acres (Goshen, OH)
Best of the City (Shopping) 2014
(Cincinnati Magazine - Nov 26, 2014)

Nyah (Paterson, NJ)
A Jersey soap opera of artisanal suds
( - Oct 15, 2014)

Burns Creekside Farms LLC (Alva, FL)
Local Airman Selected As Finalist In Martha Stewart American Made Contest
( - Sept 24, 2014)

Beach Bird Botanicals (Pensacola, FL)
Palafox Market (3rd vendor at 6:20)
(Blab and Glab - Sept 17, 2014)

Carolina Castile Soap (Raleigh, NC)
Backstory: Triangle Green Cleaning builds and responds to growing demand
(News Observer - Sept 15, 2014)

Apothecary Muse (Pittsburgh, PA)
From field to Fork (section "7 Essential Farm-Sourced Gifts")
(Pittsburgh Magazine - July 25, 2014)

P.S. I Love Soap Co. (Boonton, NJ)
Soap helped Boonton woman lose funk
(Daily Record (NJ) - June 11, 2014)

Burn Creekside Farms (Alva, FL)
Alva business sells soap fresh from farm
( - May 5, 2014)

Herban Lifestyle (Falls Church, VA)
How your favorite childhood hobby can make you more productive
(Fast Company - March 7, 2014)

Tetyana naturals (Kileen, TX)
Ukraine native opens natural soap shop in Killeen
(Killeen Daily Herald - March 2, 2014)

Herban Lifestyle (Falls Church, VA)
Merrifield adds maternity clothes, handmade soaps to its repertoire
(The Business Journals - February 14, 2014)

Herban Lifestyle (Falls Church, VA)
Herban Lifestyle Brings Fresh Scents to Fairfax
(Northern Virginia Magazine - February 12, 2014)

Mossy Creek Studio (Perry, GA)
Soap means science lesson for Perry Middle School kids
(HHJ Online - January 11, 2014)

Little Seed Farm (Lebanon, TN)
Beer soap dream comes true for farming couple, Jackalope Brewing
(The Tennessean - November, 2013)

Back Porch Soap Co. (Jackson Hole, WY)
Back Porch Soap
(Jackson Hole Entrepreneur - October, 2013)

Soapy Soap Company (Bloomington, IN)
Soapy Soap Company: Making Very 'Friendly' Soap
(Bloom Magazine - September 18, 2013)

Sororia Organics (Scotia, NY)
2013 Artisan Fragrance Award Winner
(2013 Artisan Fragance Salon Awards Competition - July, 2013)

Back Porch Soap Co. (Duxbury, MA)
Business bubbles for Back Porch Soap Co.
(Cape and Plymouth Business magazine - April 13, 2013)

Sororia Organics (Scotia, NY)
New Natural Fragrance Reviews: Sororia
(CaFleure Bon Scentabilities - March 5, 2013)

Beach Bird Botanicals (Pensacola Beach, FL)
Cover Winner (Grand Prize contributor)
(Pensacola Magazine - Weddings 2013 - Feb/Mar 2013)

Soapy Soap Company (Bloomington, IN)
Local soapmakers teach basics of craft
(Indiana Daily Student (February 25, 2013)

Kreative Kraftwerks (Malone, WI)
Kreative Kraftwerks LLC is more than just a pretty flame
(Action Advertiser Progress Edition - February 20, 2013)

Whipped Up Wonderful (Dallas, TX)
Dallas art teacher moonlights making bath bombs sees explosion in demand
( - February 1, 2013)

Sororia Organics Soap (Scotia, NY)
Delicious Living's 2013 Beauth & Body Awards: 40 best natural products
( - January 30, 2013)

Back Porch Soap Co. (Duxbury, MA)
Duxbury business owner Marla Bosworth lending her skills to Haitian women entrepreneurs
(Duxbury Wicked Local - January 11, 2013)

Back Porch Soap Co. (Duxbury, MA)
Duxbury business owner travels to Haiti to mentor homeless women
(Patriot Ledger - January 9, 2013)

Red Mountain Goodness, LLC (Rougemont, NC)
Red Mountain Goodness Soaps

Bubble Tree Soapery (Ferriday, LA)
Shop local at Bubble Tree Soapery
(Listen up - November 30, 2012)

Bubble Tree Soapery (Ferriday, LA)
Unique soap creations gain Louisiana woman national recognition
(NBC News 33 - November 29, 2012)

Red Mountain Goodness, LLC (Rougemont, NC)
Rougemont resident launches business making soap from goat milk
(The Herald Sun - November 27, 2012)

Soapmaking Studio (Pallas Athene Soap) (Lemon Grove, CA)
Soapmaking Studio in Lemon Grove Offers Classes, Supplies and Expert Instruction
(East County Magazine - October 27, 2012)