• How to make soap?
    Tutorials and recipes

    Which oils and butters should I use in my homemade soap?

    Making your own soap: A beautifully complex process Soapmaking is an art—we’d even say a science! Shout out to our workshop la Science du Savon (note that all our workshops are offered in French only)! But even when you’re working from a recipe, soapmaking can be a little challenging at first. So, developing your own cold process soap recipe is definitely no small feat!  First, you have to master the , but there’s a lot more to it than that! The oils and butters you choose will also have a direct impact on your final creation. They influence not only the final colour of your soap—as we explain in this…

  • making whipped soap
    Advanced,  Soaps,  Zero waste

    A Pastel Puff is on the horizon thanks to this DIY whipped soap

    Imagine a homemade soap that’s as gentle as a cloud… According to our weather report, you’re in for a treat: there’s a high chance your future showers will be blessed with billowy pastel clouds. It’s all thanks to Pastel Puff, a beautifully light homemade whipped soap!  Made with SCI, glycerin, hydrosol, and mango butter, this unusual but cleansing cloud formation gently washes your skin, leaving it soft, clean, and delicately scented. This DIY whipped soap is not just effective, it’s also as dreamy as subtly hued clouds at sunset. Even better: unlike a cold process soap, you can use it right away. How often do the clouds actually brighten your…

  • how to make shower cream
    Advanced,  Body,  Level of difficulty

    The Crème de la Crème of DIY shower creams

    For a shower that leaves your skin feeling oh-so-creamy Showering is one of the best times of the day. Under the spray of warm water, you can truly relax, you get your best ideas, and all the day’s tensions wash away. You come out feeling clean, relaxed, and rested. But your skin? It’s not always fond of this watery ritual, which can dry out or irritate your epidermis. So, to make this great time truly the crème de la crème—for both your mind and your skin—we’ve come up with a rich and velvety homemade shower cream!  This unique emulsion gently washes your body and face, while also hydrating and softening.…

  • soap recipe with melt and pour
    Activities for kids,  Beginner,  Soaps

    Meet Sweet Treats, DIY soaps that look like candy!

    An easy soap recipe that your whole family will love Once upon a time, there were two little red-and-white candies named Sweet Treats. With their round shape, pretty pattern, and minty scent, they made everyone’s mouths water! But Sweet Treats weren’t like other candies… No one was allowed to eat them! Saddened, the Sweet Treats asked themselves over and over what they were good for. Luckily, the Coop Coco fairy heard them and explained everything. “Oh, Sweet Treats, you’re not candy. You’re homemade soap!” That’s how they finally came to understand that their job wasn’t to delight taste buds, but to wash the sticky hands of anyone who has eaten…

  • recipe for making under eye concealer
    Face,  Intermediate,  Make-up,  Tutorials and recipes

    Get Nine Hours of Sleep… thanks to a DIY under-eye concealer!

      Say goodbye to under-eye bags with this concealer recipe In a perfect world, we would always drink enough water, never let the laundry pile up, eat healthy food at every meal, never lose our keys, and always get enough sleep. But alas, that perfect world isn’t easily attained. We can, however, find ways to manage life’s imperfections, and this homemade under-eye concealer is a great start! You didn’t get Nine Hours of Sleep last night? At least no one will know, thanks to this recipe! Creating an under-eye concealer requires a lot of trial and error. Texture is very important: it can’t be too oily (no one wants shiny…