Advanced (Level 2) Certification examinations for both MP and CP/HP may be taken at the HSMG Annual Conference or by a proctor in your local area.
The Associate Membership is for individuals who make handcrafted soap and/or cosmetics, but do not market or sell to the public. It is intended for those who are learning the craft and making soap or cosmetics, but are not yet ready to go into business.
Associate Memberships include all member benefits except those that specifically relate to marketing and selling handcrafted soap and cosmetics. Associate members may vote, but not hold office.