The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011 was introduced June 24th. I’ve reviewed the bill and have been following all the discussions. Unfortunately, it seems to have somewhat polarized the handcrafted soap community – surprising since we all want essentially the same things … to be able to run our businesses, make safe soaps and cosmetics and not be overly regulated … Read More
UPDATE (June 24, 2019) — For a concise summary of the most up-to-date details for Florida, see Florida Regs – 2019 Recap. At the 2011 HSMG Conference in Miami there was discussion amongst the many soapmakers from Florida who had concerns about a “new bill” that passed in the Florida 2010 Legislative Session. It piqued my interest and, knowing that … Read More
There are definitely some advantages to sticking with natural soaps, cosmetics and other products you put on or in your body. Studies show that women consume POUNDS of lipstick during their lives! Check out this video … but probably not on an empty stomach!