• 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…

  • après shampoing solide
    Hair,  Intermediate,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    This homemade conditioner bar is a real Mane Tamer

    The DIY conditioner your hair will adore We don’t know about you but we love taking care of our hair! There’s nothing quite like running your fingers through your soft tresses and not getting them caught on a single knot or catching a glimpse of your hair radiating shine and beauty. To help us (and you!) have the hair of our (your) dreams, we’ve created a Mane Tamer: a solid conditioner recipe! Thanks to its nourishing, hydrating, and detangling ingredients, this DIY conditioner leaves your hair soft and easy to style. Plus, its delicately floral scent makes it a real pleasure to use. Shower time just got even more enjoyable!…

  • barre de massage maison
    Beginner,  Body,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    Take the most relaxing Coffee Break with a DIY massage bar

    What’s better than a Coffee Break? Are you always running around? Do your days seem far too long and tiring? Are you unable to relax? Stop now!It’s time to sit back and take a Coffee Break with an energizing, natural massage bar. Rich in skin-nourishing vegetable butters, silky soy wax, and penetrating hazelnut oil, this easy massage bar recipe is perfect for enjoying a lovely moment while also taking care of yourself. With both a “soft” side and a “massage” side, this homemade massage bar will make your break doubly enjoyable… Just what you needed! This Coffee Break will be the most relaxing part of your day. How to make…

  • recipe inspired by commercial decongestant balms
    Beginner,  Tutorials and recipes,  Winter recipes

    Breathe easy with this winter balm

    Don’t let winter scare you away! Winter is not the easiest time. Between the cold, never-ending snow removal, days that are far too short, and other amusements, we’re not always in top form… far from it! And then when poor health gets added to the mix, it’s the drop that makes the cup (or nose!) run over. When that happens, we just want to be able to do one thing: Breathe! This homemade chest balm should help. Formulated with essential oils used in commercial decongestant balms, Breathe will become your best friend this cold season. All of us here at Coop Coco have already adopted it. We recommend dividing it…