Stretch those Pinning-Tweeting-Selfie-Taking Muscles…it’s Conference Contest Time

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Are you joining us at the annual HSCG conference next week? Get ready for a boatload of awesome contests. We’ve already mentioned Soapers’ Showcase and raffle prizes. Today, we want to clue you into the social media contest. Guild conference attendees always enthusiastically share their experiences – why not reward you for doing so? There’s nothing better than sharing your … Read More

So, You’re Heading to Conference

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Heading to this year’s 17th Annual HSCG Conference in Tucson, Arizona? Have you started packing yet? We’ve covered the topic before, but we think it bears repeating. After all, if you’re going to the trouble of getting patted down by TSA for carrying on 10 pounds of national security-threatening soap, you shouldn’t have to suffer packing regrets once you get … Read More

Going Way Back: The Journal

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Bummed that you’re missing out on conference (just about 19 days and counting, you guys!!)? Looking for some best known methods? Wish you had some soapmaking tips and tricks up your sleeves? Just looking for a way to kill some extra time (try not to snort when you read that one)? Have a look at the archived Journals. From 2000 … Read More

Showcase Your Soaps and Send Them to a Good Home!

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When you show off your soaps and compete for victory at the Soapers’ Showcase during HSCG’s Annual Conferences, you’re also being altruistic. The Guild has a tradition of donating soap to a local non-profit women’s center in our conference host town and this year is no different. This year, we are collecting soap and toiletries for donation to Sister Jose … Read More

Dash on Over for Early Bird Savings

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It’s that time. Holiday madness is finally over, corporate taxes are filed (maybe), and cocoa butter and rose fill the air as you ship out Valentine’s Day orders, or maybe just the Valentine’s Day bath you are drawing for yourself during this unusually chilly year. Before you get too deep into that rose petal and lemongrass-induced reverie, make sure you … Read More