• 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…

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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…

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    Experience Waves of Wonder with this soap recipe!

    This soap recipe is a real eye-catcher Some things in nature capture our attention, and it’s almost impossible to tear our gaze away. Such hypnotic marvels inspired Waves of Wonder: a multi-coloured soap that evokes the perpetual movement of waves. Who hasn’t been fascinated by the whirling, breaking water? Now you can recreate this effect with our cold process soap recipe. This homemade soap hypnotizes not only with its swirling pattern but also with its citrusy, floral scents. Get ready to embark on a voyage of the senses with every lather. Intended for body use, Waves of Wonder gently washes and cares for your skin, while leaving a delicate scent.…

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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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    Using Sodium Hydroxide Safely

    Always wear safety goggles (eyeglasses will not suffice). If sodium hydroxide comes into contact with your eyes it can cause permanent blindness. Always wear nitrile gloves (not latex) and long sleeves. Cover as much skin as possible. Chemical burns caused by sodium hydroxide are “slow” burns. These burns cause itchy, stinging sensations that feel less intense than thermal burns. Nevertheless, it is important to act quickly and treat the burn as soon as you feel these sensations. If you feel any itching or stinging, rinse immediately with cool water for 1 minute. Use only stainless steel, plastic or silicone tools when handling sodium hydroxide. Sodium hydroxide will erode pans made…