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

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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 Colorado and allow consumers to … Read More

From the President – Colorado Safe Personal Care Products Act

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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 violates this ban. To read … Read More

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

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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 to boost online sales! Improve … Read More

Columbus Foods! Awesome Platinum Conference Sponsor!

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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, was selected to represent the … Read More

Spotlight – Lambfeather Natural Soap – Gwen Van Scoy

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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. Her business began in 2008 … Read More

Conference Diamond Sponsor-Essential Wholesale

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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 Drive coincides with our member-only … Read More

February Membership Drive

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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 included). Additionally, any person who … Read More