• 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,…

  • barre de massage maison
    Beginner,  Body,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    Take the most relaxing Coffee Break with a DIY massage bar

    What’s better than a Coffee Break? Are you always running around? Do your days seem far too long and tiring? Are you unable to relax? Stop now!It’s time to sit back and take a Coffee Break with an energizing, natural massage bar. Rich in skin-nourishing vegetable butters, silky soy wax, and penetrating hazelnut oil, this easy massage bar recipe is perfect for enjoying a lovely moment while also taking care of yourself. With both a “soft” side and a “massage” side, this homemade massage bar will make your break doubly enjoyable… Just what you needed! This Coffee Break will be the most relaxing part of your day. How to make…

  • 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…