• how make soap with inclusion
    Advanced,  Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    Behold the Gold in this homemade soap!

    This DIY soap contains a precious treasure! Behold the Gold in our new cold process soap recipe! Between two marble-white layers of soap hides a beautiful, softly shimmering amber-gold treasure, for a surprising and oh-so-elegant result!  Curious to know how you can create your own? The answer is a mix of cold process and melt-and-pour techniques. All you have to do is pour one layer of cold process soap batter, followed by a layer of beautifully tinted melt-and-pour glycerin soap, then top it with a final layer of cold process soap batter. It’s as easy as that! Not only is the finished product stunning, this DIY soap is a pleasure…

  • homemade lip balm
    Face,  Intermediate,  Lip balm,  Tutorials and recipes

    Say “Kiss Me, Honey” with this homemade lip balm

    When honey gives us sweet kisses  Honey is a marvel. Not only does it naturally sweeten our food, it also provides care for our skin and hair. However, it’s sometimes tricky to use in cosmetics because honey is insoluble in oil… We managed to solve this challenge in our new homemade lip balm recipe, so now we can say, “Kiss Me, Honey!”  The secret lies in lanolin, another ingredient with wonderful properties. When combined with beeswax, lanolin becomes emulsifying, allowing us to incorporate honey into our homemade lip balm. The result is sweet, hydrating, nourishing, and protective: all such lovely things! Happiness is lips that say, “Kiss Me, Honey!”  How…

  • anti-redness skincare
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    Get Rid of Red with this DIY cream!

    Get an even complexion with this redness-reducing cream recipe! As it’s not always easy to achieve the even complexion of your dreams, we wanted to offer a recipe for a homemade redness-reducing cream. It both conceals and treats those red patches, so you can get Rid of Red in two ways at once! This green anti-redness cream recipe is formulated with very useful ingredients! First, we use tamanu oil, which is perfect for redness-prone skin, along with aloe juice and orange blossom hydrosol to comfort and refresh your skin. Then, we add a bit of natural green pigment and zinc oxide, which is known for its purifying properties. Skin blotches,…

  • cleansing base
    Beginner,  Body,  Face,  Hair,  Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes

    Jack of all Soaps: The homemade cleansing base that does it all!

    A homemade cleansing base for everyone and everything! There’s someone new at Coop Coco, and his name is Jack! He adapts to everyone’s needs and helps out with everything around here… That’s how he got his nickname! But who is Jack, exactly? This Jack of all trades is in fact a Jack of all Soaps: an all-in-one cleansing base recipe! Made with very gentle ingredients, Jack of all Soaps can be used to wash your body, face, and hair—even if you have sensitive skin. Thanks to its neutral formula, you can also customize your all-in-one homemade cleansing base to your liking! You can add essential oils and other agents or…

  • 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…