• Beginner,  Face,  Make-up,  Tutorials and recipes

    Oil-free micellar cleansing water

    How make oil-free micellar cleansing water? Finally, an oil-free make-up remover! Not that we don’t love vegetable oil – far from it: it can be a great make-up remover since it dissolves make-up, which is itself oil-based, and leaves our skin soft and moisturized. But with summer just around the corner, we’re looking for lighter, fresher products. Micellar cleansing water can be used to gently and efficiently remove all your makeup – without using a drop of oil! And it’s fast and easy to make! An extra plus: no rinsing! The trick? The recipe includes a tiny amount of a gentle surfactant – decyl glucoside – which mixes easily with…

  • Advanced,  Body cream,  Facial cream,  Gift ideas,  Make-up

    What can you do with sucragel? The possibilities are endless!

    An exciting new ingredient has just arrived at Coop Coco! It’s called sucragel! How to use sucragel? Sucragel is a whole new kind of emulsifier. Glycerine-based, it’s used cold and can be used to create a variety of intriguing textures! Oily gel, for example, is composed of 20% sucragel and 80% vegetable oil. With such a high percentage of oil (and no aqueous phase), you might expect the final result to be oily and not much fun to use. Far from it! If you make the effort to achieve a successful emulsion, you can create a wonderful translucent gel that turns milky on contact with water. It leaves no oily…

  • Face,  Gift ideas,  Intermediate,  Lip balm,  Make-up,  Tutorials and recipes

    Custom lip gloss in 45 minutes

    Lip gloss is an everyday beauty product you likely pick up at the store without ever thinking you could easily make it yourself! Gloss gives your lips a moist, shiny look. Unlike lipstick, which is opaque, even coloured lip gloss is transparent. It’s often flavoured, as well. Gloss can be used alone or over lipstick – just apply it to the centre of your lower lip. Lip gloss is made with vegetable oils, waxes, and pigments such as micas. (Never use ultramarines, which are not approved for lips). A good gloss: Rolls on smoothly Is creamy but not st Is transparent/shiny The more translucent the formula, the more the micas…

  • Beginner,  Face,  Make-up,  Tutorials and recipes

    Biphasic eye makeup remover

    For many weeks, we have been busy developing a mineral makeup workshop. After trying the new creations on a few employees, we eventually had to clean them up. Here is the the makeup remover we used to make them fresh, clean and soft again. Make sure to shake vigorously before each use in order to incorporate the two phases. Apply the cleanser with a cotton pad. This product will remove waterproof make-up, even on the most sensitive eyes. It will also protect your skin against moisture loss and prevent damage caused by dryness. How to make eye make-up remover Utensils 50ml graduated cylinder ou mini measuring beakers Bowl Mini mixer…