• 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
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    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…

  • Bath,  Bath bombs,  Gift ideas,  Intermediate,  Tutorials and recipes,  Winter recipes

    “Snowballs and confetti” bath bombs

    How to make colored bath bombs? Winter is coming – and bringing with it a host of other things: snow, boots, snow, red noses, snow, the holiday season, snow… That’s right: snow and cold will soon be a big part of our lives – and we’ll all be looking for the same thing: warmth! So we got to thinking – how does a long hot bath with a festive, fizzy snowball sound? The great bath bomb mystery You generally need to add a little moisture to ensure the mixture clumps together (Psssssssst! Psssssssst!). But this must be done slowly and carefully to make sure you add just enough liquid without…