• 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…

  • Beginner,  Tutorials and recipes

    Essential oil blend recipes

    Our scent blends are now yours! If you’ve been following us for a few years, you probably know that we used to sell essential oil and aromatic essence blends, carefully crafted in our workshop, that you could use to scent your creations. As we no longer offer them, we thought it would be nice to share our natural scent blend recipes with you, so that you can make them yourself and add them to your candles, soaps, and creams. Perhaps these recipes will also inspire you to create your own blends… The possibilities are endless! For the sake of simplicity, the recipes below each yield 50 grams of scent blend,…

  • face cream for aging skin recipe
    Face,  Facial cream,  Tutorials and recipes

    This DIY face cream keeps the Bloom on the Rose

    Put your best face forward Roses are red; violets are blue; time has its effects on me and you! And we believe that’s a beautiful thing: years of smiles, winks, and pensive furrows traced on our faces, along with all the seasons and all our experiences. Truly, aging skin is magic! So, today we’re honouring it with Bloom on the Rose, a homemade face cream for mature skin. It specifically cares for aging skin and helps it glow.  To make it, we selected ingredients with revitalizing, toning, and soothing properties that help improve your skin’s elasticity. Not by accident, this face cream recipe is also full of roses, with rose…

  • how to make shower cream
    Advanced,  Body,  Level of difficulty

    The Crème de la Crème of DIY shower creams

    For a shower that leaves your skin feeling oh-so-creamy Showering is one of the best times of the day. Under the spray of warm water, you can truly relax, you get your best ideas, and all the day’s tensions wash away. You come out feeling clean, relaxed, and rested. But your skin? It’s not always fond of this watery ritual, which can dry out or irritate your epidermis. So, to make this great time truly the crème de la crème—for both your mind and your skin—we’ve come up with a rich and velvety homemade shower cream!  This unique emulsion gently washes your body and face, while also hydrating and softening.…

  • how to keep the scent of your homemade soap
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    How to prevent scent from fading in homemade soaps

    Has this ever happened to you? A month ago, you made a divine, summer-scented soap. But now that your soap has cured, your wonderful coconut-orange-pineapple creation smells like… nothing at all! It’s not always easy to keep your homemade soaps smelling strong. A number of influencing factors may cause scent to fade, if not disappear, over time. Luckily, there are solutions! That’s why we decided to put our many years of soapmaking to good use and share all our secrets for making scented soap and preventing that scent from fading! Trick #1: Use the right scents in your homemade soap. There are three kinds of notes in perfumery: Top notes,…