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    It’s shower time with Aloe 2 Go!

    Bring a little aloe into your shower with this handmade shower gel recipe! Shower gel is one of the most popular personal care products, so naturally many of us would like to make it ourselves. Well, we are pleased to announce that after months of research, we have finally found THE perfect handmade shower gel recipe: Aloe 2 Go! A momentous event here at Coop Coco!! With soft scents of lavender and ylang ylang to revitalize your senses, Aloe 2 Go is perfect for any time of day—whether you’re trying to pry yourself from the arms of Morpheus in the morning with a good shower or winding down after a…

  • Beginner,  Gift ideas,  Hands,  Summer recipes,  Tutorials and recipes

    Gardener’s salve

    Summer has finally arrived, and many of us are busy working in our private or community gardens. As enjoyable and healthy as that can be, however, it’s not without its minor annoyances such as cuts and scrapes. No doubt you’ll also have your share of dry, rough, or painful hands in need of a little TLC. To soothe and heal your hands (and ours too!), we’ve developed a recipe for an antiseptic, anti-fungal, healing, moisturizing salve. It includes essential oils known to promote healing: hô wood promotes cellular regeneration; camomile is an anti-inflammatory; palmarosa has strong anti-infective properties, and lavender aspic has a healing effect and soothes insect bites. The…