• How to make soap at home
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    Get swept away by the Celestial Waves of this DIY soap

    This cold process soap recipe is the stuff of dreams Imagine you’ve been transported to a fantastical world where the ocean is prismatic, as if it were always reflecting the most spectacular sunset… where the swell of the sea looks like a waltzing rainbow, and the rippling tide an aquatic ballet. You lose yourself over and over in these beautiful multi-hued Celestial Waves. Thanks to a special soapmaking technique, you can recreate this dreamy world in the form of a gorgeous homemade soap! The swirls in this soap recipe take some time to make. You have to mix up six different colours of soap batter and be sure to work…

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    Salted herb soap

    How to make soap with salt? The groundhog says spring will soon be here, and at Coop Coco, we’re totally on board! We can’t wait to fill our flower boxes with colourful blooms and fresh herbs, so we decided to make our March soap of the month with both herbs… and salt! Reminiscent of the famous salted herbs originating in Quebec’s Lower Saint-Lawrence region, this fresh, exfoliating soap is great for normal or oily skin. It lathers well and cleans deeply. Use it to wash your hands or body, and let its tangy scent of fresh herbs awaken your senses! Before you begin This recipe is calculated based on the…

  • Body,  Face

    Homemade shaving gel

    How to make shaving gel? Here are four blends of essential oils, each making 120 g of shaving gel. Two are more masculine and two more feminine, but of course you can always whip up a blend that will appeal to both men and women! Pour the non-irritating gel into a 120 ml tottle bottle, using a Ziploc bag if the thickness of the gel makes it tricky to pour. Apply to wet skin before shaving. You’ll find that the razor glides more smoothly and your skin is left soft and lightly scented. Tools Scale accurate to 0.1 g Stainless steel bowl 1 tottle bottle Version 1: warm, sweet, and…

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    Homemade yoga kit

    Whether you’re a beginner yogi or can do the crane pose without breaking a sweat, this post is for you! We’ve developed a kit of mini-products that you can take with you anywhere. It includes a magical yoga mat spray, essential oil blends to be diffused during your yoga session, and a refreshing foot cream for when you’re done. We hope this post will help make your yoga practice even more enjoyable. Namaste. Magical yoga mat spray One of the advantages of yoga is that it doesn’t require much equipment. Your yoga mat is your best friend: it’s your practice space and your place of refuge. So why not take…

  • Beginner,  Face,  Gift ideas,  Tutorials and recipes

    A four-step beard oil

    Today we’re taking a look at one of the least-loved body parts targeted for attention by the cosmetics industry: facial hair! Forget dull, rough, unkempt bristles and imagine a beard or moustache that is soft and shiny – but not greasy – with the help of an oil you can make yourself in just fifteen minutes. Sound good? We’ll tell you how to make it! And if you’re planning to participate in the Movember challenge and proudly sport a moustache to support the cause, you might as well grow one that will be the envy of your peers. And maybe, come December, you’ll decide not to shave it off! A…