• 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,…

  • comment faire son déodorant en poudre
    Beginner,  Body,  Tutorials and recipes

    A very Powderful homemade deodorant!

    Meet your new everyday companion: DIY deodorant powder Watch out! Today we’re sharing a Powderful recipe with you! Gone are the days of fearing that unpleasant smells will escape from your underarms as the hours roll by. This homemade deodorant powder eliminates odours while being gentle on skin! With light, delicate, naturally effective powders, this deodorant takes care of odours while slightly absorbing perspiration. As sweating is a healthy, natural process, this deodorant will not completely stop perspiration. It will, however, act on the bacteria responsible for unpleasant odours and thus prevent any smelly surprises over the course of the day. We are particularly fond of its delicate scent and…

  • comment faire un savon à raser
    Advanced,  Face,  Soaps,  Zero waste

    With this DIY shaving soap, Barbering Begins at Home

    Get a close shave with this homemade shaving soap! We at Coop Coco love cold process soap recipes. From the beginning, we’ve always tried to offer a range of recipes for very different soaps: exfoliating soaps; soaps for beginners, for problem skin, and for gardeners; and even decorative soaps with all the colours of the rainbow, made with a hanger, or featuring embeds… This time, we’re bringing the barber into your home with a cold process shaving soap recipe! This recipe required us to be rigorous in selecting our ingredients. Indeed, conventional soaps may dry out your skin and may inadequately protect from the blades when shaving. Our goal was…

  • recette de savon maison
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    There’s a Hanger in the Soap!

    A cold process soap recipe featuring a hanger… Really! Did you know that hangers are great soapmaking accessories? And no, they’re not (just) for hanging up your apron between batches! They have plenty of other uses! Not sure what these could be? Read on to discover our new homemade soap recipe: Hanger in the Soap. Yes, we know, it’s rather surprising. We wouldn’t have imagined that you could make soap at home with this accessory… And yet, you can! A hanger allows you to perform a range of interesting techniques to create a variety of unique designs. So get your hanger out, it’s time to make decorative handmade soap! How…

  • rainbow soap
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    Heavenly Hammock: A dreamy homemade soap in full colour

    Hold the whole rainbow with this homemade soap recipe For some, a rainbow is a passage to another world. For others, it hides a pot of gold. Some even think that marvellous unicorns and ponies roam it to reach their magical country. And let’s not forget, the rainbow is also a symbol of love and tolerance… Whatever it evokes for you, our Heavenly Hammock soap recipe unites all lovers of this wonderful natural phenomenon! Its shimmering colours and citrus-floral bouquet make this homemade soap simply irresistible! Thanks to the castor oil, it foams up nicely to create a beautiful lather, perfect for gently washing your body while leaving a delicate…