Member Spotlight: Terralyn, Inc.

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Welcome to Feature Friday. Today, meet Terralyn. “Soap-making is my favorite – looking for new scent combos, colorants, molds, formulas,” says Terralyn’s Chief Soapmaker and Executive Skincare Formulator, Lynnette Manteau. Watching her grandmother and great grandmother take care of a farm and do everything from making candles to producing meals, keeping chickens, canning food, and sewing clothes, it’s no surprise … Read More

Can I get a little REQUEST?

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Have you ever wondered if a soapmaker could create a soap just for you? Maybe you wanted a Pennsylvania-based soapmaker who would make Philadelphia bells for you. Maybe you had a novel ingredient you wanted to incorporate in a lip balm. Or you needed 300 heart-shaped soaps for a party. Or peppermint lotion wholesale to Iceland. Perhaps you’re a soapmaker … Read More

Member Spotlight: Incredible Soaps

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Welcome to Feature Friday. Today, meet Incredible Soaps. “Euphoria is just a wash away, try our soap today.” If it’s not Incredible Soaps’ tagline, it should be. Creator Lorrie Marling started making soap with her sister several years ago as an effort to combat her skin sensitivies. She enjoyed the feel and how gently handcrafted soaps treated her skin and … Read More

Powerful Provisions Purchasing

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You are busy… and yet you need to buy more scotch tape, paper, envelopes or printer cartridges. With orders to fill, tweets to post, and product to package, who has time to run to the stock to re-stock the supply cabinet? No worries, you can order these products online and save 15-80%. We’re talking super deep discounts AND you can … Read More

Member Spotlight: Long Family Farm

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Welcome to Feature Friday! We have over 2000 members in the Handcrafted Soap & Cosmetic Guild and we’d like to feature every one of them. Welcome to the first of many member spotlights. Today, meet Long Family Farm! Long Family Farm was started nearly nine years ago by Judith Long, whose addiction to soapmaking started after teaching a 4-H soapmaking … Read More

Roll That Tape!

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If we didn’t have the pleasure of your attendance at this year’s conference and if you weren’t glued to your Facebook feed, you may have missed the news! (If you’re on a reader, click here.) Late last year, the HSCG was approached by PTV-In Focus Studios to create a short documentary about handcrafted soap and soapmaking for public television. We … Read More

Calling all Recruits

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As a non-profit trade association, the HSCG is run largely by volunteers and we have some awesome, hardworking volunteers! Several of our standing committees are looking for a few more volunteers to help bring our goals to fruition. Whether you have an hour a month or several hours a day, we’d be happy to put you to work. Read on … Read More