• lip balm recipe
    Beginner,  Lip balm,  Tutorials and recipes,  Winter recipes

    Get an all-season smile with Winterproof!

    The gentlest homemade lip balm When winter is raging on and your lips are so chapped that they look like you could peel them right off, who should you call? Winterproof! The frosty season can try all it likes to wear down your smile, but this homemade lip balm will soften, protect, and nourish it. It’s a true hero for your lips! In developing this lip balm recipe, we decided to use a mix of candelilla and soy wax. Not only are they both vegan, they also share protective and nourishing properties that our lips particularly appreciate in winter. Perhaps surprisingly, we chose NOT to include any vegetable butters. While…

  • Crème visage maison
    Advanced,  Face,  Facial cream,  Tutorials and recipes,  Winter recipes

    Survive the season with N’ice Cream, a DIY cream for winter!

    Thanks to this homemade face cream, there’s no need to fear winter! Oh winter… It evokes so many things: Snowball fights, days spent happily skidding down ski hills, hot chocolate enjoyed under a cozy flannel blanket… but also reddened, tight skin assaulted by the cold weather! Yet all that was before N’ice Cream, a homemade day cream to care for your skin in winter! In this freezing season, our skin has different needs. It’s important to use a cream that protects, soothes, nourishes, and deeply hydrates… without being so rich that our skin can’t breathe properly. In developing this homemade face cream recipe, we took all of these elements into…

  • Recette savon coloré maison
    Advanced,  Gift ideas,  Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes,  Winter recipes

    A homemade soap for a Dreamy Winter

    A homemade soap recipe that’s perfect for winter Despite the cold, winter is a beautiful and poetic time of year. Before you raise your eyebrows or exclaim in protest, think of those exquisite crystalline flakes falling delicately from the sky, still-green fir trees wrapped in snow, and landscapes muffled under a coat of sparkling white. We have endeavoured to transpose these beauties into our Dreamy Winter, a cold process soap recipe for the season of snow. Formulated with ingredients selected for their wonderful properties, this soap is gentle on skin and will leave it silky and soft. It’s an excellent choice for those with sensitive skin, and it can also…

  • recipe inspired by commercial decongestant balms
    Beginner,  Tutorials and recipes,  Winter recipes

    Breathe easy with this winter balm

    Don’t let winter scare you away! Winter is not the easiest time. Between the cold, never-ending snow removal, days that are far too short, and other amusements, we’re not always in top form… far from it! And then when poor health gets added to the mix, it’s the drop that makes the cup (or nose!) run over. When that happens, we just want to be able to do one thing: Breathe! This homemade chest balm should help. Formulated with essential oils used in commercial decongestant balms, Breathe will become your best friend this cold season. All of us here at Coop Coco have already adopted it. We recommend dividing it…

  • Baume Hivernal fait à la main
    Body,  Tutorials and recipes,  Winter recipes

    Winter Wonder Balm, your skin’s best cold-weather friend!

    Is your skin craving a bit of TLC this winter? For many of us, winter means snow, scarves, and hot chocolate… but also dry, tight skin. The cold air is hard on our epidermis, and it’s not always easy to soothe and repair it. To help you get through this chilly time of year with soft and nourished skin, we’re sharing our recipe for Winter Wonder Balm, which we’ve been putting to good use here at Coop Coco. We’re sure that you will too! This homemade body balm provides winter care and protection for your skin. It’s ideal for people suffering from dryness, or for anyone who needs some added…