• lotion maison pour bébé
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    Baby Beary Lotion cares for our little ones’ skin

    Share a tender moment with this homemade baby lotion Teddy bears are so comforting to babies. They bring the wee ones everyday company, softness, and protection from the bad things in life. These little stuffed heroes inspired our new recipe: a homemade baby lotion that cares for our youngest ones by hydrating, protecting, and softening their skin. Baby Beary Lotion is a good friend to small children. Indeed, babies’ skin is sensitive and calls for particular care. We therefore formulated this natural baby lotion recipe with colloidal oatmeal, vegetable glycerin, and shea butter. These three ingredients are known for their wonderful properties and create a perfect mixture for our little…

  • crème visage maison
    Advanced,  Face,  Facial cream,  Summer recipes

    Happy Mien: Your perfect day cream for summer

    Mirror, mirror on the wall, who has the happiest mien of all?! As summer approaches and warm, beautiful days return, now is a good time to rethink our skincare routines! In winter, we need a protective cream that is rich in vegetable oils and butters to combat the cold, but summer calls for a lighter formula… That’s why we’ve created Happy Mien, a homemade face cream recipe perfectly suited to hot weather. This light, hydrating cream cares for your face without adding shine. Suitable for all skin types, it absorbs quickly and leaves your skin feeling fresh. In short, this homemade day cream is perfect for summertime! Many of us…

  • Body cream,  Facial cream

    Homemade sensual exfoliating gels

    Each recipe makes enough to fill one 120 ml. tottle bottle Tools Scale accurate to 0.1g 1 tottle bottle 1 stainless steel bowl “Strawberry jam” version 50 g (96%)  basic oily gel 1 drop of red colorant (optional) 1 g (1.9%) blueberry or cranberry seeds 1 g (1.9%) strawberry aromatic essence 0,1 g (0.2%) ou 5 drops rosemary cineole essential oil – Rosemarinus officinalis ct cinéole Method and use: mix together all ingredients and use as face or body scrub “Coffee break” version 50 g (96.7%) basic oily gel 1,5 g (2.9%) ground coffee 0,2 g (0.4%) coffee essential oil – Coffea arabica (optional) Method and use: mix together all…

  • Advanced,  Face,  Facial cream

    Basic oily gel or make-up remover

    How to make basic oily gel? We placed this recipe in the advanced category because you must be patient when completing the initial steps to make a successful emulsion. If this is not done well, it will be difficult (or even impossible) to make a proper oily gel. As we explained above, the sucragel can be used to make all of the products described in this article (basic gel or make-up remover, three types of exfoliator, and shaving gel). The following chart shows the quantities you will need depending on how many products you wish to make – each recipe will make enough to fill one 120 ml. tottle bottle.…

  • Advanced,  Body cream,  Facial cream,  Gift ideas,  Make-up

    What can you do with sucragel? The possibilities are endless!

    An exciting new ingredient has just arrived at Coop Coco! It’s called sucragel! How to use sucragel? Sucragel is a whole new kind of emulsifier. Glycerine-based, it’s used cold and can be used to create a variety of intriguing textures! Oily gel, for example, is composed of 20% sucragel and 80% vegetable oil. With such a high percentage of oil (and no aqueous phase), you might expect the final result to be oily and not much fun to use. Far from it! If you make the effort to achieve a successful emulsion, you can create a wonderful translucent gel that turns milky on contact with water. It leaves no oily…