• how to make liquid dish soap
    Beginner,  Home,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    This DIY dish soap leaves your plates Squeaky Clean

    This homemade dish soap (almost) makes doing the dishes enjoyable!  Benjamin Franklin said only two things are certain in life: death and taxes. Well, we’re pretty sure there’s a third, and that’s dishes! No sooner have you finished washing up than the cups and plates begin to stack up again. Although we can’t stop this fact of life, we have found a way to make dishwashing more enjoyable: Squeaky Clean, a homemade liquid dish soap! With it, washing even the greasiest pots and pans will be a breeze! When we decided to work on this dish soap recipe, we had several goals in mind. We were quite demanding! It had…

  • how to make lip liner
    Face,  Intermediate,  Make-up,  Tutorials and recipes

    Pucker Up with this homemade lip liner

    This recipe will make your smile irresistible! Do you remember Badaboom, our homemade matte lipstick? That recipe has been so popular with our readers that we wanted to offer you something more. And so, we came up with the idea of creating a homemade lip liner. With its lovely, long-lasting shades, this DIY lip liner seems to say, “Pucker Up!” Making a lip liner recipe is not so easy. Texture is absolutely crucial! Your lip liner can’t be too hard or too soft. You also have to be able to sharpen it easily, and it’s important that it doesn’t rub off or smear at the slightest touch. After a several…

  • What are hydrosols
    Face,  Tips and tricks

    Everything you need to know about hydrosols

    Wanting to know more about hydrosols? Hydrosols are amazing products with many benefits. They can be used alone as part of your beauty routine, and they can also be incorporated into recipes for creams, shampoo, eyeliner, and more. Hydrosols—also called floral waters, essential waters, or herbal distillates—have been around for a long time. As far back as Ancient Egypt, they were used for their skin benefits and properties. It’s said that Cleopatra was particularly fond of rose hydrosol! We get a lot of questions about them: how to use hydrosols, how they’re made, what their benefits are… So we decided to dedicate a special feature just to hydrosols. Now you…

  • making blush
    Face,  Intermediate,  Make-up,  Tutorials and recipes

    Learn how to make your own blush

    Blush beautifully with Chic Cheeks Let’s open up our make-up bag and take a peek at our homemade cosmetics … We’ve got BB cream and primer for a lovely complexion, highlighter to illuminate your features, eyeliner and eyeshadows for a mesmerizing gaze, and matte lipstick for a smile to die for… Are we missing anything? Just a homemade blush for Chic Cheeks! Let’s get on it. We decided to create three shades for this blush recipe, so there’s one for nearly every complexion. Of course, you can adjust the colouring to your liking. Don’t hesitate to create your own pigment combination for a totally unique result!  Get ready to have…

  • cleansing base
    Beginner,  Body,  Face,  Hair,  Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes

    Jack of all Soaps: The homemade cleansing base that does it all!

    A homemade cleansing base for everyone and everything! There’s someone new at Coop Coco, and his name is Jack! He adapts to everyone’s needs and helps out with everything around here… That’s how he got his nickname! But who is Jack, exactly? This Jack of all trades is in fact a Jack of all Soaps: an all-in-one cleansing base recipe! Made with very gentle ingredients, Jack of all Soaps can be used to wash your body, face, and hair—even if you have sensitive skin. Thanks to its neutral formula, you can also customize your all-in-one homemade cleansing base to your liking! You can add essential oils and other agents or…