• Homemade soap with easy swirls
    Advanced,  Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes

    It’s all Coming Up Roses with this DIY soap!

    Let the beauty and floral scent of this soap recipe win you over Everything is Coming Up Roses with this homemade soap! Featuring a tangle of pink, white, and coppery swirls and a delicate rosy scent, this soap makes you feel like you’ve stepped into a whirlwind of silky petals—and when you step out, you’ll smell as fresh as a rose. Isn’t it grand when things turn out just right? Despite the intricate beauty of this cold process soap, the swirl technique you’ll be using is actually rather easy! You will need some equipment and a few ingredients, of course, but it’s perfect if you’ve only made a few swirled…

  • 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 cupcake candle
    Candles,  Gift ideas,  Intermediate,  Tutorials and recipes

    This DIY Candle really takes the cake!

    Now you can have your cake… and light it too! Some time ago, we wanted to make a unique candle: a mouthwatering candle in the shape of a cupcake with a whipped wax frosting. Yes, you read that correctly! Our Cupcake Candle recipe features a “frosted” topping made of wax that looks good enough to eat (though we do NOT recommend biting into it!). You’ll see, this DIY Cupcake Candle is a piece of cake! Or… almost. The whipped wax is temperature-sensitive, but once you’ve mastered that, this recipe is a cakewalk! Soon enough, the hardest part will be keeping yourself from tasting it. But if you’ve made any of…

  • 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…