• how to keep the scent of your homemade soap
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    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,…

  • recette masque aux fleurs
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    A clay mask recipe with real Flower Power

    Make your own clay face mask tailored to your skin’s specific needs Does your skin need a treatment to eliminate impurities and bring a healthy glow to your complexion? Quick, call on Flower Power! Which blossom will be your hero? Lavender, rose, or chamomile? Ready in just a few minutes, these homemade face masks with dried flowers refine your complexion and leave it radiant. Our gently cleansing clay masks were specially formulated for different skin types and are easy to slip in to your beauty routine. Don’t hesitate to use them often or whenever you feel the need! Flower Power will rescue you from a dull complexion, eliminate villainous impurities,…

  • comment faire pain de rasage
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    A homemade shaving bar for skin Like Silk

    Softer skin is on its way! Have you been looking for a product that makes shaving easier while protecting and softening your skin? We have just what you need: Like Silk, a DIY shaving bar. Rich in soothing and healing ingredients, Like Silk helps your razor slide smoothly over your skin so you can gently remove unwanted hairs. Formulated for both face and body use, the bar form makes it practical and easy to apply—bringing together all the elements for a successful shave! Thanks to its creamy, velvety lather, this homemade solid shaving product leaves your skin satisfyingly silky. This shaving bar recipe is designed for people of any gender.…

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    Salted herb soap

    How to make soap with salt? The groundhog says spring will soon be here, and at Coop Coco, we’re totally on board! We can’t wait to fill our flower boxes with colourful blooms and fresh herbs, so we decided to make our March soap of the month with both herbs… and salt! Reminiscent of the famous salted herbs originating in Quebec’s Lower Saint-Lawrence region, this fresh, exfoliating soap is great for normal or oily skin. It lathers well and cleans deeply. Use it to wash your hands or body, and let its tangy scent of fresh herbs awaken your senses! Before you begin This recipe is calculated based on the…

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    Two-in-one soap for Indiana Jones wannabes

    The return of hot, sunny weather brings with it vacations, outdoor adventures, and even camping for some! Whether you enjoy roughing it or a more “civilized” approach, you need a soap that respects the environment and won’t attract clouds of mosquitoes or black flies. So why not make your own fantastic two-colour soap using two different clays? The following recipe makes a soap that’s fun to use while camping for washing both your skin and your hair. The mixture of essential oils gives it the refreshing scent of the great outdoors. Can’t you just hear the call of the wild? Tools Silicone loaf soap mold Sieve Protective soapmaking gear Scales,…