• How to make cold process soap
    Advanced,  Soaps,  Tutorials and recipes

    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…

  • anti-redness skincare
    Advanced,  Face,  Facial cream,  Tutorials and recipes

    Get Rid of Red with this DIY cream!

    Get an even complexion with this redness-reducing cream recipe! As it’s not always easy to achieve the even complexion of your dreams, we wanted to offer a recipe for a homemade redness-reducing cream. It both conceals and treats those red patches, so you can get Rid of Red in two ways at once! This green anti-redness cream recipe is formulated with very useful ingredients! First, we use tamanu oil, which is perfect for redness-prone skin, along with aloe juice and orange blossom hydrosol to comfort and refresh your skin. Then, we add a bit of natural green pigment and zinc oxide, which is known for its purifying properties. Skin blotches,…

  • recette de savon maison
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    There’s a Hanger in the Soap!

    A cold process soap recipe featuring a hanger… Really! Did you know that hangers are great soapmaking accessories? And no, they’re not (just) for hanging up your apron between batches! They have plenty of other uses! Not sure what these could be? Read on to discover our new homemade soap recipe: Hanger in the Soap. Yes, we know, it’s rather surprising. We wouldn’t have imagined that you could make soap at home with this accessory… And yet, you can! A hanger allows you to perform a range of interesting techniques to create a variety of unique designs. So get your hanger out, it’s time to make decorative handmade soap! How…

  • rainbow soap
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    Heavenly Hammock: A dreamy homemade soap in full colour

    Hold the whole rainbow with this homemade soap recipe For some, a rainbow is a passage to another world. For others, it hides a pot of gold. Some even think that marvellous unicorns and ponies roam it to reach their magical country. And let’s not forget, the rainbow is also a symbol of love and tolerance… Whatever it evokes for you, our Heavenly Hammock soap recipe unites all lovers of this wonderful natural phenomenon! Its shimmering colours and citrus-floral bouquet make this homemade soap simply irresistible! Thanks to the castor oil, it foams up nicely to create a beautiful lather, perfect for gently washing your body while leaving a delicate…

  • Hands,  Intermediate,  Soaps,  Summer recipes,  Tutorials and recipes

    “Green thumb” gardener’s soap

    Sure to be a hit with community gardeners and do-it-yourselfers everywhere! We found that our own hands were often dirtied or damaged by our various physical activities, so we created a soap that cleanses, “scrubs,” and repairs. It was originally intended for gardeners, but we put it to the test and found it works not just for scrubbing away dirt but also for removing paint, oil, and grease (yup, we’ve got lots of different hobbies!). So here’s a recipe for a soap that will delight all the gardeners you know, to be made and shared at every opportunity! How to make hand’s soap? Ingredients 350 g (37.54%) of olive oil…