• How to make soap
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    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…

  • 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,…

  • faire du dentifrice solide
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    Say “Tube Be Gone” with this DIY solid toothpaste

    Affordable, practical, and environmentally friendly… What more could we ask for? A homemade solid toothpaste? What a wild idea! And yet, why not? After our solid shaving soap, shampoo bars, and dish soap, it seemed perfectly logical and interesting to keep building on this solid track record! Allow us to present Tube Be Gone, our solid toothpaste recipe that’s sure to make you smile. It took many rounds of experiments to perfect this DIY toothpaste. It had to foam up nicely, clean teeth gently, and not leave an unpleasant taste in our mouths. This massive challenge wore out the whole team’s toothbrushes before we achieved a result that satisfied us…

  • comment faire une crème pour le corps
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    Get ready for summer with Bright One, a DIY body cream

    Brighten your days with Bright One! Like many of you, the Coop Coco team has been awaiting summer with unbridled enthusiasm. Incidentally, we dreamt up this recipe on a freezing day in February when we were missing the sun and summer particularly acutely. And so, from gloom, cold, and snow, a Bright One was born: a homemade summer body cream! Thanks to this cream’s beta-carotene-rich ingredients, radiant skin is on its way. This body cream recipe was designed to give your skin a healthy glow and to get it ready for sun exposure. Plus, with its added mica, it seems to reflect light. Just what you need for a beautiful…

  • how to make soap at home
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    An easy soap recipe is just Beyond the Horizon!

    A homemade soap for beginner soap makers Simplicity seems easy and yet… It isn’t always easily achieved! We wanted to create a DIY soap with a pared-down pattern feasible for even the most beginner soap makers. After several tries, a cold process soap recipe finally took shape Beyond the Horizon! Don’t let this elegant colour gradient scare you off. It’s very simple to achieve and yields a lovely effect! What’s more, this recipe is customizable: You can try it with red, yellow, orange or whatever hue your heart desires. Have fun and follow your inclinations! With sweet orange and spearmint essential oils, this soap has an attractive fresh and fruity…