• How to make soap
    Advanced,  Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes

    Gravity and colour meld beautifully in this homemade soap

    Our new favourite DIY soap! Everyone who has ever made soap knows that there are two kinds of accidents: the bad ones and the good ones. With the first kind, we’re left with a useless, lye-heavy soap with a rather unappealing pattern. With the second kind, we create something truly unique, if unexpected, and our mistake turns out to be a success! Gravity, our new favourite homemade soap recipe, was one such happy accident—just like the proverbial apple that fell on Newton’s head!  While we wanted to create a very simple pattern—a small drop of colour in an ocean of monochrome—in the end, a superb, colourful, gravity-bending swirl appeared before…

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    Hair’s to You: A cold process shampoo bar recipe!

    Here’s to a new shampoo!  In our collective imagination, the sky is blue, chocolate tastes delicious, keys hide themselves, shampoo comes in a bottle, and cats foment their world domination over the Internet. But wait—not all shampoos come in bottles! We have proof: Hair’s to You is a recipe for a cold process shampoo bar! Solid cosmetics have been growing in popularity for some time now. Budget-friendly, environmentally friendly, effective, and practical, solid care products really have it all! That’s why we wanted to offer you this recipe for a shampoo bar that more than holds its own against its bottled counterparts. This DIY shampoo bar lathers up beautifully as…

  • Advanced,  Body,  Tutorials and recipes

    A DIY shaving cream is here to Shave the Day!

    On your marks… Get set… Let’s shave! Are you dreaming of soft, smooth, hairless skin but dreading the dryness and irritation that follows your usual shave? We have good news: our new homemade shaving cream is exactly what you need to Shave the Day!  As razors can be harsh on skin, we wanted to create the gentlest shaving cream recipe possible. We chose protective, soothing, healing ingredients that provide good glide. Equipped with your new secret weapon, you’ll actually look forward to your next shave! But if a homemade shaving cream doesn’t appeal to you, keep in mind that we also have shaving bar and cold process shaving soap recipes.…

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    Hair,  Tips and tricks

    Homemade hair treatments for different hair types

    How to care for your hair with vegetable oils When talking about hair care, oil treatments come up time and again. These treatments deeply nourish the hair fibre and provide the nutrients necessary to protect and soften it. But to best meet the needs of your hair, it’s important to know your hair type and to choose your oils accordingly. So, what are the best oils for different hair types? We’re about to answer that question here! How to determine your hair type It is important to know your hair type when selecting hair care treatments. Here are a few hints to help you figure out what hair type you…

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    This whipped soap recipe will have you On Cloud Nine

    Like an idyllic sky, this homemade soap is all softness and light! Have you been dreaming of a cold process soap recipe that’s as soft as a cloud, looks like the sky, and is so light it floats on water? Dream no longer: Coop Coco has created it! After many hours of research and reverie, we’ve finally achieved a soap as inspiring as the heavens. Come join us On Cloud Nine with our new DIY soap! Rich in solid butters whipped up like a fine Chantilly cream, this soap is softness incarnate—and it’s as good for your skin as it looks. Like a dessert, this homemade soap is made with…