• 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…

  • How to make soap
    Advanced,  Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes

    Gravity and colour meld beautifully in this homemade soap

    Our new favourite DIY soap! Everyone who has ever made soap knows that there are two kinds of accidents: the bad ones and the good ones. With the first kind, we’re left with a useless, lye-heavy soap with a rather unappealing pattern. With the second kind, we create something truly unique, if unexpected, and our mistake turns out to be a success! Gravity, our new favourite homemade soap recipe, was one such happy accident—just like the proverbial apple that fell on Newton’s head!  While we wanted to create a very simple pattern—a small drop of colour in an ocean of monochrome—in the end, a superb, colourful, gravity-bending swirl appeared before…

  • how to make make-up remover
    Beginner,  Face,  Tutorials and recipes

    Make-up Break-up: your DIY solid make-up remover

    A simple, effective, and zero-waste make-up remover! Who here hasn’t gone to bed with their make-up on, sleepily muttering “I’ll just do it tomorrow!”? And who hasn’t regretted that decision upon seeing their raccoon face in the morning?! To maintain a healthy relationship with our cosmetics, it’s best to break up with them at night, and make up with them in the morning. And a quick, effective, and easy-to-use product helps get the job done, even when we don’t feel like it! That’s why we came up with Make-up Break-up, a solid make-up remover.  With its carefully selected ingredients, this DIY make-up remover is tough on make-up but gentle on…

  • how to keep the scent of your homemade soap
    Soaps,  Tips and tricks,  Tutorials and recipes

    How to prevent scent from fading in homemade soaps

    Has this ever happened to you? A month ago, you made a divine, summer-scented soap. But now that your soap has cured, your wonderful coconut-orange-pineapple creation smells like… nothing at all! It’s not always easy to keep your homemade soaps smelling strong. A number of influencing factors may cause scent to fade, if not disappear, over time. Luckily, there are solutions! That’s why we decided to put our many years of soapmaking to good use and share all our secrets for making scented soap and preventing that scent from fading! Trick #1: Use the right scents in your homemade soap. There are three kinds of notes in perfumery: Top notes,…