• 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,…

  • Advanced,  Hair,  Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes,  Zero waste

    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…

  • comment faire son shampoing
    Beginner,  Hair,  Tutorials and recipes

    It’s homemade Shampoo Day!

    It’s never been easier to make your own shampoo What day is it? It’s Shampoo Day, of course! And what better way to enjoy it than with a homemade shampoo?! This recipe has it all: It’s quick and easy to make and can be customized to your liking! We felt that it was important to develop a shampoo recipe for even the most novice creators, since many people are scared off by complicated shampoo recipes. We wanted to prove there’s nothing to fear! Using your own homemade products is so satisfying; that’s why we try to make it accessible to everyone. One thing’s for sure: You’ll now look forward to…

  • comment faire une crème pour le corps
    Advanced,  Body,  Body cream,  Tutorials and recipes

    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…

  • cire parfumée pour placard
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    This Slice of Sun infuses your linens with a natural summery scent

    Breathe in the sweet scent of summer… by opening your closet! Just imagine: You crack open your wardrobe to find a lovely little orange tree. Its pleasing leaves brighten up the space, and the gentle scent of blossoms and oranges has infused everything inside… Because it is (sadly) tricky to grow a tree in your closet, we came up with a recipe for something almost as cheery: homemade scented wax tablets with an exquisite citrus aroma. Now, you can give your clean laundry a Slice of Sun all year long! Made from either beeswax or vegetable wax (depending on your preference), these wax tablets decorate and delicately perfume your closets…