• homemade face lotion to get glowing skin
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    Skin ’n’ Tonic: a cocktail for glowing skin

    Say goodbye to dull complexions with this DIY lotion   Has winter left your skin looking a little lacklustre? You’re not alone! The cold and reduced daylight hours over long, snowy months have left many a complexion weary. Good news, though! We have the perfect pick-me-up: Skin ’n’ Tonic, a homemade face lotion featuring a cocktail of revitalizing ingredients to give your skin the boost it needs to glow again. In developing this natural lotion recipe, we opted for ingredients with toning, revitalizing, and comforting properties—including a skin-brightening orange peel powder infusion and soothing chamomile hydrosol. Xanthan gum and Olivem 1000 combine to give it a delicate gel-like texture that…

  • how to make face mask at home
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    This homemade face mask is all about Radiance

    Get soft, glowing skin with a DIY facial Take a moment for yourself and for your skin by whipping up a batch of Radiance! This gentle homemade face mask will give your complexion a healthy glow and leave your skin oh-so-soft.   Of all our face mask recipes, this is the one we’re most proud of! To create it, we brought together a ton of wonderful ingredients: colloidal oatmeal to hydrate and soften, jojoba oil to nourish your skin without weighing it down, Damascus rose hydrosol to tone, and vitamin C to give your skin a healthy glow. A few of us at COCOÉCO have already made several batches of it…

  • how to make natural make-up remover
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    This cleansing oil recipe will give you Pure Velvet skin

    When taking off your make-up is the best part of your day Removing your make-up at night is so important for your skin. It cleanses your skin not only of your cosmetics, but also of all the day’s dust, sweat, and pollution. But we must admit that when it’s late or we’re feeling tired or lazy, we sometimes skip this crucial step. To help us never so much as think of bypassing it again, we decided to work on an oil-based make-up remover recipe. Make-up remover oils, commonly called cleansing oils, cleanse and nourish your skin at the same time. This one will leave your skin as clean and soft…

  • DIY face mask with charcoal
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    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…

  • How to make oleogel
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    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…