Member Spotlight: Cozy Clover Natural Skin Care

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Many people enjoy the famous whiskies and beers of Ireland, but not so many take skincare inspiration from it. Enter travel-inspired, North Carolina-based Cozy Clover. Owner/Artisan Christy Osborne relates, “I have been soaping for a number of years but on a trip to Ireland I was inspired to turn it into a business. The natural beauty of Ireland shows through … Read More

Member Spotlight: Neecy’s Necessities

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Welcome to Feature Friday. Today, meet Neecy’s Necessities. Neecy’s Necessities tag line, “Bliss made beautifully simple” is evident after strolling through the online store. In the shop, you’ll find bar soaps, shaving soaps, balms, body butters, lotions, hair conditioner, hand & body wash, wax tarts, gifts, and even beautiful purses to stash it all in. Owner Denise Gunter has been … Read More

Member Spotlight: Luxuriously Natural Soaps

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Welcome to Feature Friday. Today, meet Luxuriously Natural Soaps. A frustration with ineffective skincare products and prescriptions for family members with extremely sensitive skin was the original impetus for Luxuriously Natural Soaps. For owner Sonya Black, layoffs in the corporate world were a blessing in disguise. “I began to work full time [for Luxuriously Natural Soaps] and haven’t looked back, … Read More

Member Spotlight: Soap Monkeys SoapWorks

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Welcome to Feature Friday. Today, meet Soap Monkeys SoapWorks. Kelly Norman, owner and creator of Soap Monkeys Soapworks, is a woman with a plan. A soapmaker in business for 9 years, she joined the HSCG just over a year ago. “Joining HSCG has been something I have wanted to do for a long time. I love the ease of purchasing … 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