• donner-plus-de-mousse
    Tutorials and recipes

    How to add better foam or lather to your homemade products

    If you’re just starting out making your own soaps and cleansing products, you might be wondering how to get a lather as good as in the store-bought products you’re used to. DIY cleansers, effective as they are, don’t always produce quite as much foam… But we love a light, creamy lather that makes soaping up a pleasure! Homemade products CAN lather up great, though: it’s just a matter of formulating your recipe so that they do. If you’ve been disappointed in the foaming power of your DIY solid shampoo or homemade soap, you’re not alone! We’ve received a lot of messages recently asking us how to get a great lather…

  • comment faire un savon à raser
    Advanced,  Face,  Soaps,  Zero waste

    With this DIY shaving soap, Barbering Begins at Home

    Get a close shave with this homemade shaving soap! We at Coop Coco love cold process soap recipes. From the beginning, we’ve always tried to offer a range of recipes for very different soaps: exfoliating soaps; soaps for beginners, for problem skin, and for gardeners; and even decorative soaps with all the colours of the rainbow, made with a hanger, or featuring embeds… This time, we’re bringing the barber into your home with a cold process shaving soap recipe! This recipe required us to be rigorous in selecting our ingredients. Indeed, conventional soaps may dry out your skin and may inadequately protect from the blades when shaving. Our goal was…

  • recette masque aux fleurs
    Beginner,  Face,  Tutorials and recipes

    A clay mask recipe with real Flower Power

    Make your own clay face mask tailored to your skin’s specific needs Does your skin need a treatment to eliminate impurities and bring a healthy glow to your complexion? Quick, call on Flower Power! Which blossom will be your hero? Lavender, rose, or chamomile? Ready in just a few minutes, these homemade face masks with dried flowers refine your complexion and leave it radiant. Our gently cleansing clay masks were specially formulated for different skin types and are easy to slip in to your beauty routine. Don’t hesitate to use them often or whenever you feel the need! Flower Power will rescue you from a dull complexion, eliminate villainous impurities,…

  • How to chose clay for my skin
    Tips and tricks,  Tutorials and recipes

    How to choose clay?

    Which clay is best for my skin? Let’s take a look at the special characteristics of the seven clays most commonly used: kaolin clay (white), green, red, yellow, pink, ghassoul, and bentonite. White clay (kaolin) White clay is the softest and least drying to the skin. It is best for people with dry and sensitive skin and can even be used instead of talcum powder to prevent diaper rash. It covers well and is used in natural cosmetics. It is also often used in body care products such as toothpaste, deodorant, and shaving cream. In hair masks, it can be used to revitalize dry and damaged hair. When added to…

  • How to make a clay mask
    Beginner,  Face,  Facial cream

    How to make clay masks?

    A clay mask can be as simple as this: 1. Mix a tablespoon of clay with enough water to make a smooth, creamy paste. 2. Apply a thick layer of this clay paste to your face. 3. Leave the clay on your face for five to ten minutes, spritzing occasionally with water or a hydrosol. 4. Make sure the mask doesn’t dry completely; not only does the clay not release beneficial minerals when it is dry, but it also starts to draw out moisture from the skin. 5. Rinse and finish rinsing with cold water. 6. Moisturize your skin with your favourite cream or lotion. You can also replace water…