• How to use jojoba oil in skin care

    Why is Jojoba Oil so Good for Skin?

    Do you want a facial and body oil that is a good multi-tasker as well as being completely natural and from a low-maintenance crop? Jojoba Oil could be the saviour you’ve been waiting for. First gaining popularity in the 1970’s (remember your mother or grandmother’s cosmetics cabinet?), the benefits of this oil are being...

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    How to use neem oil in skin care

    3 Ways Neem Oil Will Improve Your Skin With Regular Use

    Neem oil is gaining in popularity for skin care and other uses. It is an exotic, slightly mysterious sounding oil, hailing from the Neem tree indigenous to India and Burma. The special properties in the oil are beneficial for a number of skin conditions both as prevention and treatment. Here we look at 3...

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    Eco Friendly Stationery Essentials

    For back to school, work, university, and every time in between, eco friendly stationery can prepare us for the work ahead, and help the planet too. By opting for products that have a good end of life and are made from sustainable resources, your stationery will not only make your feel good, but will...

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    How to Put Together a Plastic Free Lunch Box

    A plastic free lunch box helps reduce the demand for plastic in our world, as well as reducing your exposure to the toxins found in many plastic lunch boxes, such as lead, BPA, phthalates and PVC. For those trying to achieve a plastic free lunch box, it can be difficult to find lunch containers and lunch...

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    DIY Cooling Rose & Mandarin Facial Mist

    Our gorgeous rose facial mist is a real jack-of-all-trades. It’s not only easy to make and a much healthier alternative to synthetic fragrances, but can be used for so many things! As a natural air freshener or perfume, linen spray or cooling mist, this DIY facial mist will come in so handy you’ll be making it...

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    Make Your Own Hair Detangler For Kids

    Did you know you can make your own hair detangler for kids (and adults!), in just a few minutes using simple, natural ingredients. Washing and brushing kids’ long hair can be frustrating. When cutting is just not an option, this gentle and moisturising hair detangler can be used everyday, to help unravel knots and...

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    10 Eco Friendly Back to School Tips

    Preparing for the school season can be overwhelming, but these easy AND eco friendly back to school tips will save you time, money, and best of all, the environment. 10 Eco Friendly Back To School Tips 1. Reuse before Buying It’s always better to reuse what you have than to buy what you don’t...

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    5 Steps to Go No Poo – The “No Poo” Shampoo Method

    The No Poo Method, where you ditch generic shampoo for healthier options, makes a lot of sense. Short for “No Shampoo”, the No Poo method has a lot of devoted fans who have abandoned the petrochemicals and detergents in conventional shampoo, and let their scalp return to its natural oil balance, saving them time,...

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    Our Guide to the Best Water Bottles for Kids of all Ages

    Looking for a kids water bottle that can handle being knocked around and is free from harmful chemicals? Traditional plastic water bottles often contain toxic materials. They can release potentially harmful chemicals such as Bisphenol A (BPA) and Dioxin.  The negative health effects of these ingredients can show up over time. These chemicals are...

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    How to Play Finska – The Best Summer Holiday Game!

    Fancy a game these holidays that the whole family can play? Want to get the kids outdoors and away from the screen? Something that gets you into the sunshine but makes you use your mathematics skills? If this sounds attractive, Finska is the game for your family these holidays. Based on ancient log tossing...

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    Your Guide to Biome’s Palm Oil Free Soap

    What is palm oil and why should we care about it? Sounds like a lovely tropical oil, right? Reminiscent of the reef oil we used to slather on ourselves back in the day? Forget the nostalgic connotations the name brings. Palm oil is actually the ingredient used in many cosmetics and food that is...

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    Safety Razor Review

    Safety Razor Review – Why We Love Them & Top Tips

    At Biome, we love our safety razor.  Less irritation, longer between shaves, and smoother skin – who doesn’t want that? Caroline (our Brisbane Area Manager), Michele, (our Marketing & E-Commerce Manager), and Nancy (our Product Development Manager), all use their safety razors on the weekly basis, so they’ve given us a safety razor review! Safety Razor...

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    Five Simple Ways to Practice Mindfulness

    What is mindfulness and how does it help you? Mindfulness is the practice of bringing your attention to what is happening in the current moment. In other words, it is being fully present in the moment, aware of where you are and what you’re doing. The theory is that you are not overwhelmed or...

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    Your Guide to Palm Oil Free Make Up

    Palm oil free makeup is both a rarity and an important purchase for those wanting to help the planet. But why exactly should we choose palm oil free? Why is it to hard to find palm oil free products? And what can we do to make sure we look great, and keep up the great...

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