The Handcrafted Soap & Cosmetic Guild is the only international not-for-profit trade association serving the
handcrafted soap and cosmetic industry. While the Association is supported by memberships,
as a trade association our responsiblity is not to just the membership, but also to the industry as a
One of the objectives of the HSCG is to foster the handcrafted soap and cosmetic industry through
education and training. In keeping with that goal, we provide non-partisan, science-backed information
in our How-To Library which covers all types of information relating
to the making and selling of handcrafted soaps, cosmetics and candles. Our HSCG teachers offer
Soap and cosmetic making classes,
and the Annual Conference is open to both members and non-members
Check out some of what the HSCG has to offer!
(1) The HSCG complies with the IRS regulations covering the activities and responsibilities of a not-for-profit
trade association as laid out in the Bylaws. For more information
about the mission and objectives of the HSCG, see About the HSCG.
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