• how to make liquid soap
    Beginner,  Body,  Hands,  Level of difficulty,  Soaps

    We’ve got a Handy Dandy soap recipe for you!

    This homemade liquid soap is gentle and easy to make! It’s convenient to have a liquid soap next to your kitchen or bathroom sink, isn’t it? And wouldn’t it be lovely if you could make it yourself? That’s why we wanted to develop a liquid hand soap recipe, but we didn’t know what a challenge it would be! One was too thick, the next didn’t wash well, then another was too harsh on skin. But now that our trials are over, have we ever got a Handy Dandy recipe for you! Don’t worry, it’s a lot easier to follow than it was to create. This homemade liquid soap is very…

  • 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…

  • Beginner,  Face,  Gift ideas,  Tutorials and recipes

    A four-step beard oil

    Today we’re taking a look at one of the least-loved body parts targeted for attention by the cosmetics industry: facial hair! Forget dull, rough, unkempt bristles and imagine a beard or moustache that is soft and shiny – but not greasy – with the help of an oil you can make yourself in just fifteen minutes. Sound good? We’ll tell you how to make it! And if you’re planning to participate in the Movember challenge and proudly sport a moustache to support the cause, you might as well grow one that will be the envy of your peers. And maybe, come December, you’ll decide not to shave it off! A…