• 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…

  • 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…

  • faire du démêlant pour cheveux
    Hair,  Intermediate

    Guess what’s in our Coco Kokum DIY conditioner?

    Shiny, healthy hair thanks to Coco Kokum Conditioner is a very important part of your hair care routine. It detangles, softens, and nourishes your hair—particularly the ends and mid-lengths, which are so often damaged by daily activities. That’s why it’s essential to strengthen and care for them with conditioner! To help make this step a snap, here’s a recipe for a homemade conditioner that we adore: Coco Kokum! The name should give you a hint or two about its ingredients! As you’ve probably already guessed, this DIY conditioner contains coconut oil and kokum butter. Both will nourish and sheathe hair fibres and leave your hair shiny—exactly what we want in…