• Homemade soap
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    This homemade soap has a Loofabulous secret!

    What could possibly be hiding in this DIY soap? Today, we are delighted to introduce you to an absolutely Loofabulous homemade soap! At first glance, it looks like a classic bar of soap, with pretty swirls reminiscent of hibiscus flowers and a gentle floral scent. But after a few uses, you’ll discover that it holds a little secret: an exfoliating loofah sponge! What a wonderful surprise! We love this soap recipe because it offers a welcome change from the usual exfoliating ingredients, like coffee or plant seeds. What’s more, loofah sponges are natural and biodegradable, as well as being gentle and non-damaging. Since it’s important to be kind to your…

  • How to make cold process soap
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    A homemade soap that says, “Spring is Sprung!”

    A DIY soap that’s as pretty as a May meadow  Every year, it’s the same story. When winter first arrives, we gush over each fresh snowflake, but by February, the frosty season starts to feel like it’s dragging on. Especially here, with our famous Québec winters that last half the year. So, as soon as a ray of sunshine breaks through the clouds, a tiny bud appears, or the mercury inches above zero, we at Coop Coco joyfully cry out, “Spring is Sprung!” It’s our little way of passing the time patiently until spring really comes. And this cold process soap recipe is our homage to these exclamations we let…

  • how to make soap at home
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    A homemade soap with a gorgeous Greydient

    A cold process soap recipe for a rainy day! One day, when we were talking about future recipes for our blog, we had the sudden desire to make a grey soap. Why grey? Well, just because we didn’t have one yet—even though we have recipes for just about every colour. Next, we wondered what shade of grey we should use. After all, grey famously comes in so many! A stroke of genius hit us… why not use several? And thus Greydient was born: a DIY soap with a beautiful grey gradient! Beyond this homemade soap’s elegant slate tones, we’re also really fond of the swirl technique in this recipe. This…

  • how to make soap with melt and pour soap base
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    A homemade soap as beautiful as Serene Skies

    Making your own soap has never been so easy! Well, I’ll say! Isn’t this homemade soap a thing of beauty! Really, with its gorgeous deep blue whirls contrasting with a soft, pure white, this soap is irresistible! Whoever made it must be so proud! …Okay, okay, that’s enough raving about our own recipe. Now, we’ll tell you how to make this beautiful DIY soap, which is as trouble-free as Serene Skies! We wanted to make this recipe as easy as possible, so that anyone could make their own swirled soap. That’s why we selected ingredients friendly to even the most inexperienced soapmaker, namely glycerin soap bases. If you’re already comfortable…

  • making household soap
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    Let’s Go Coco with a DIY household cleaning soap!

    100% effective, 100% coconut oil  Are you looking for an easy DIY household soap to scrub your pots and pans, clean your floors, launder your linens, AND make your countertops sparkle? Look no further, Let’s Go Coco is what you need! This cold process soap uses 100% coconut oil as the lipid in this recipe and is formulated for household use only (not for your body). Because this recipe uses only coconut oil, it yields a soap with strong detergent action. And the essential oils we’ve chosen give it degreasing and sanitizing properties. It’s perfect for cleaning your house from top to bottom and doing your laundry too! Now, Let’s…