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    Our Guide to Local & Fair Trade Organic Herbal Teas & Their Benefits

    June 28, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE
    pukka tea

    There is nothing nicer on a cold winter’s day than a soothing cup of organic herbal tea. Besides being a warming pick me up, organic herbal teas have lots of health benefits. From easing digestive troubles, calming the mind, soothing the throat, and waking you up, organic herbal teas have all sorts of wonderful powers....

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    DIY Multi Masking

    Biome Naked Natural Beauty Bar - Multi Masking

    Multi masking is the latest skin care trend that you may have heard about, so we thought we would have a bit of fun at our Naked Beauty Bar and create our own! Multi masking makes it possible to target several skincare concerns at the one time – like an oily t-zone and puffy...

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    Our Guide to Choosing the Right Insulated Food Jar

    June 21, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE
    How to keep food warmer for longer in an insulated food jar

    There is nothing like a hot lunch during winter, whether you’re at school, uni, or work, to warm you up from the inside out and keep you going for the rest of the day. An insulated food jar makes it easy for you to take your own hot zero waste lunch wherever you go, without...

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    Cacao, Peppermint & Orange DIY Tinted Lip Balm

    June 20, 2017 • BEAUTY, BIOME NAKED BEAUTY
    Cacao, Peppermint & Orange DIY Tinted Lip Balm

    Our gorgeous, smooth and chocolatey DIY tinted lip balm, with its almost burgundy palette is just divine. With the added benefits of nourishing shea and cocoa butters, and a little castor oil for shine, this vegan lip balm is a must to have in your hand bag this winter. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon coconut oil...

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    Activated Charcoal DIY Body Scrub

    Activated Charcoal DIY Body Scrub

    Our activated charcoal DIY body scrub uses pure and simple ingredients that work to deeply cleanse, exfoliate and detoxify the skin without any nasties! It is a sugar based scrub that uses our very own bamboo charcoal and bentonite clay, two powerful ingredients known to adsorb accumulated impurities before washing them from the body....

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    3 Ways You Can Use The BBBYO Glass Tea Flask

    June 13, 2017 • EAT, LIFE
    BBBYO Glass Tea Flask with Cover

    Nothing tastes as good as it does out of glass, don’t you agree? Glass doesn’t impart flavours, and promotes the clean, pure taste of whatever beverage you are drinking. And of course it is completely BPA free and infinitely recyclable, so great for you and the planet. The BBBYO Glass Tea Flask is made...

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    Activated Charcoal Acne Cleanser

    Acne Cleanser DIY recipe

    Our Activated Charcoal Acne Cleanser has many beneficial properties making it an excellent alternative the harsh petrochemical-based acne products on the market.  And, best of all, you get to make it, so you know what’s in it!  This charcoal acne cleanser is mild and non-abrasive so is less likely to cause dryness, stinging, redness or...

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    The Whole Palm Oil Story: Is Palm Cruelty Free?

    June 1, 2017 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, LIFE
    palm oil free store

    The Biome team is once again showing our fierce commitment to truth and transparency and have turned our uncompromising attention on palm oil.  Our findings are clear: we don’t believe that a product containing untraceable palm oil can be guaranteed cruelty free. Palm oil is grown in monoculture plantations predominantly in Malaysia and Indonesia....

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    How a Cleansing Oil Can Help Your Skin & Our Planet

    May 23, 2017 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, LIFE
    How a Cleansing Oil Can Help Your Skin

    The idea of cleansing your face with oil may seem counter-intuitive, especially if you have oily or combination skin. However, a cleansing oil is actually an effective way to remove grime and makeup, without stripping the moisture from the skin and leaving you with that tight, tingly feeling of many cleansers. What’s even better is...

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    Rose & Pink Clay Layered DIY Bath Salts

    DIY skin care - Rose and pink clay DIY bath salts

      These layered bath salts with mineral rich, sustainably harvested Murray River salt flakes and Tasmanian sea salt, healing Australian pink clay, and the luxurious addition of rose petals and essential oils, will turn a simple soak in the tub into a rejuvenating and relaxing experience. Layering the ingredients gives this recipe something special, especially...

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    War on Waste ABC: Your Game Plan to Reduce Waste

    May 16, 2017 • GUIDES, LIFE
    War on Waste ABC - how to reduce waste around the home

    Thanks to the brilliant ABC series War on Waste, you’ve seen the startling statistics on the waste we Australians generate.  Don’t feel overwhelmed…at Biome we’re great believers in many small changes adding up to a big reduction in waste.  And  we’re here to help! Once you have taken a good look at which discarded...

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    The Swag Produce Bag Review – What Our Community Thought

    May 10, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES
    The Swag - Reduce Food Waste with The Swag

    What we’re hearing from you is that you’re after a product that will help to save food waste, save plastic waste, save money, and save time. Well, The Swag hits the jackpot with our community! The Swag produce bag starter pack includes one large Swag, two small Swags and one long Swag. You can also...

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    Heal Your Gut with Lee Holmes

    May 3, 2017 • BEAUTY, EAT, GUIDES
    Heal Your Gut - Lee Holmes

    Source: Supercharged Food, Lee Holmes Gut problems are at the forefront of many people’s health concerns: bloating, constipation, indigestion, food intolerance. But did you know that an unhealthy gut has also been linked to other medical issues? Evidence suggests there is a significant link between the human digestive system and overall physical and mental...

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    Rose & Cocoa Moisturising Lotion Bars

    DIY Skin Care - Rose & Cocoa Moisturising Lotion Bars

    Creamy cocoa butter and calming rose is used to make these moisturising cocoa and rose lotion bars. Rose petals are soothing and help to treat inflamed skin conditions, while castor oil is exceptional for its moisturising and conditioning properties. Cocoa butter has incredible healing and anti-aging properties, and works to heal rashes and prevent...

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    Regenerating Rose & Shea Facial Balm

    DIY Skin Care - Regenerating Rose & Shea Facial Balm

    This regenerating rose and shea balm harnesses the skin calming properties of rose petals and the reparative action of rosehip and olive oils. Shea butter is high in vitamins A and E and excellent for treating tired or damaged skin. Meanwhile, Australian pink clay is rich in antioxidants, provides wonderful hydration, and works to...

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