• DIY face mask with charcoal
    Beginner,  Face,  Tutorials and recipes

    Discover the power of Charcoal Control with this DIY face mask!

    Making a purifying face mask has never been so easy! Did you know that activated charcoal has loads of benefits for your complexion? As a purifying and detoxifying active ingredient, activated charcoal helps rid your skin of impurities, such as pollution, dust, and sweat. So it’s perfect for making detoxifying skincare products that will help you regain control of your complexion—which is especially useful as the season changes. (Slowly but surely, spring is on its way!) You’ll need just a few minutes to make this homemade face mask, but it will give you weeks of Charcoal Control. While activated charcoal is the key ingredient in this face mask recipe, other…

  • Homemade massage oil
    Beginner,  Body,  Tutorials and recipes

    Give yourself a little Floratherapy with this homemade massage oil!

    Did you know that you can bottle therapy? Flowers! Beautiful, brightly coloured, and heavenly scented… Who doesn’t love them? What if, to top that all off, you could also make them relaxing? That’s what we did in this DIY massage oil, which is delicately perfumed with floral fragrances and rich in soothing, nourishing oils. It’s therapy—or Floratherapy—in a bottle!  To create this massage oil recipe, we selected three specific vegetable oils: apricot kernel oil, sweet almond oil, and grapeseed oil. They’re perfect for massaging, because they’ll let your hands slide smoothly over skin without leaving it too oily. They’ll also nourish and soften your skin. The recipe is rounded off…

  • 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…