• Comment faire un savon blanc
    Soaps,  Tips and tricks,  Tutorials and recipes

    Three tricks for making a white vegetable-based soap

    Coop Coco reveals our team’s tips and tricks for achieving a white soap. You’d like to make a white soap but don’t know how? You’ve tried, and despite your best efforts, it never has that pretty light hue you’re looking for? This is normal: many factors need to be taken into account to obtain this particular effect! So if you want to learn how to make a vegetable soap as white as snow, follow this guide! Why do we specify vegetable soap? In fact, it’s much simpler to make white soap from animal fats. However, this article is focused on soaps made exclusively from vegetable fats. Tip #1 to make…

  • How to make solid shampoo
    Hair,  Intermediate,  Zero waste

    This homemade solid shampoo gives your hair real Sleek A-Peel!

    Your hair is sure to take a shine to this DIY solid shampoo Winter tends to make our daily lives a little duller: nights are long, days less bright. Our complexions lose some of their radiance, and our hair some of its shine. Luckily, we have little ways of brightening our days! There are beautiful homemade candles to add a warm glow to your evenings, a DIY face cream specifically formulated for winter, and last but not least, a homemade solid shampoo that will restore your hair’s natural shine. That’s the recipe we’re sharing with you today: Sleek A-Peel, a DIY solid shampoo that leaves your hair lustrous and silky!…

  • How to make oleogel
    Beginner,  Face,  Tutorials and recipes

    This recipe has us crying out Olé for Oleogel!

    This homemade oleogel brightens dull complexions If you’re not yet familiar with oleogels, get ready to fall in love. A light, versatile skincare product, they can be used as a face serum year-round, or even replace your face cream or lotion in the summer months. When we finally perfected our very first oleogel recipe, COCOÉCO headquarters erupted in cheers: Hooray! Bravo! Olé for Oleogel!  But what exactly is in an oleogel, you ask? Oleogels are composed of aloe gel (to hydrate, comfort, and revitalize your complexion), vegetable oil (to nourish and soften your skin), preservatives (to preserve your precious product, of course), and active ingredients (for that extra oomph!). We…

  • how to make paint for windows
    Activities for kids,  Beginner,  Tutorials and recipes

    Turn your windows into art with Pane Paint!

    Making your own window paint is child’s play! Painting on paper is all well and good, but it’s also fun to shake things up. With Pane Paint, our glass paint recipe, your little budding artists will be able to create their next masterpiece… on your windows! Not to worry, this paint washes off very easily—unlike crayons on your walls—so it’s a recipe for endless fun. Another thing we love about this DIY window paint is that it’s also super easy to make. All you need is just five minutes per shade, though you might want to budget more if some little ones are giving you a hand making it.  Easy…

  • how to make dipped candles
    Beginner,  Candles,  Gift ideas,  Tutorials and recipes

    Dip It Yourself: Your own DIY dipped candles!

    Light up your life with homemade dipped candles “I don’t like making homemade candles”… said no one, ever! Candle-making is such a fun afternoon activity, and enjoying your own homemade waxy creations afterward is even nicer. Who doesn’t love gazing at a dancing flame on a cozy night in? We have recipes for container candles and pillar candles on our blog, but none for classic taper (dipped) candles. So, we decided to correct that with Dip It Yourself, our first dipped candle recipe!  You’ll need to use beeswax to make this candle. Beeswax has the perfect hardness for DIY dipped candles! It’s the one and only ingredient you need for…

  • homemade face mask
    Face,  Tutorials and recipes

    This homemade face mask has real Orange Appeal

    This easy face mask recipe has a very appealing ingredient We don’t often associate the colour orange with beautiful skin. But the fruit is another matter! Did you know that bitter orange powder, made from the peel of bitter oranges, has a wealth of skin benefits? It cleanses and tones your complexion, leaving it with a healthy glow. So, we’ve come up with an ultra-easy face mask recipe to introduce you to the Orange Appeal! To make this face mask, you need just four ingredients. Bitter orange powder tones and exfoliates your complexion, while also adding radiance. Colloidal oatmeal softens and hydrates your skin, pink clay purifies and brightens it,…