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    Visiting the Tasmanian Wilderness and the Fight to Save the Franklin

    October 14, 2017 • LIFE, STORIES
    Tracey Bailey, Tasmanian Wilderness

    As the Harbourmaster slipped along the mist-cloaked Gordon River, dense forest spilling into the tannin stained water, I silently cheered the 2000 protestors who staged the blockade on this river in the early 80’s. They arrived in Strahan on the West Coast of Tasmania from all over Australia and the world to learn the...

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    How to Make Delicious Vegan Cheese at Home

    October 12, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE
    How to make vegan cheese - shop Mad Millie vegan cheese kits at Biome Eco Stores

    Being vegan, or simply reducing meat and dairy consumption, comes with many benefits for the planet and your health. Now, you can make delicious dairy-free vegan cheese without additives. According to www.chooseveg.com/environment, switching to a vegan diet saves 50% more carbon emissions than driving a Prius! Animal farming and protein production is huge contributor...

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    Make Your Own Bi-Carb Free Natural Deodorant for Sensitive Skin

    October 10, 2017 • BEAUTY, BIOME NAKED BEAUTY
    Make your own bi-carb free natural deodorant - Biome Naked Natural Beauty Bar

    Our bi-carb free natural deodorant for sensitive skin, with its nourishing shea, mango and cocoa butters, detoxifying clay, absorptive arrowroot and beneficial magnesium chloride, will control odour while leaving underarms feeling soft and nourished. It is quickly absorbed and won’t leave white marks either! You can even re-use an old deodorant stick container, helping...

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    The Lost Troopy Series: What’s Inside My Toiletries Bag

    October 5, 2017 • LIFE, STORIES
    The Lost Troopy Series: What's inside my Toiletries Bag

    Jacqui is currently spending time travelling, exploring and living around Australia in a old Land Cruiser Troopy that runs off waste vegetable oil (woohoo!). She is passionate about living a life that is simple and kind to the environment. Follow Jacqui (and Trent’s) low waste living journey on the road in The Lost Troopy Series. ...

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    Make Your Own Coconut Shave Cream

    October 4, 2017 • BEAUTY, BIOME NAKED BEAUTY
    Make your own shaving cream - Biome naked natural beauty bar

    Our super moisturising coconut shave cream nourishes and protects the skin, while helping you achieve a good, close shave. Unlike conventional shaving cream, there’s no toxic foaming agents or hormone disruptors, just simple, natural ingredients. Tips for a Good Shave Use a good quality reusable safety razor Shave toward the end of your shower...

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    Safety Razor 101 – How To, Care and Zero Waste

    October 4, 2017 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    How to care for your safety razor

    With our new (and already much-loved) reusable safety razor range, we wanted to show what makes these metal shaving instruments so great, how to care for yours, and which ones you can choose from. Shop our range of safety razors and blades online here > Why are Reusable Safety Razors so Great? Zero Waste Our metal safety...

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    Bi-carb free natural deodorant for sensitive skin – all the details

    October 4, 2017 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, LIFE
    Bi-carb free natural deodorant for sensitive skin

    Some people react to bi-carb soda in natural deodorant. Here we give you the skinny on some excellent alternatives. Natural deodorant and bi-carb soda More and more people are turning to natural deodorants to keep their underarms fresh as a daisy. With a proliferation of options now on the market, people are embracing the...

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    What is oil pulling and how does it improve oral health?

    September 29, 2017 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    What is oil pulling and how does it improve oral health

    What is oil pulling Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic practice that is said to purify the mouth of toxins and bacteria and improve gum health. The ‘nasties’ that cause cavities are easily removed thus whitening teeth, improving gum health and alleviating bad breath amongst other ailments. Anecdotal evidence suggests it is also handy...

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    DIY Black Bath Bomb with Activated Charcoal

    September 28, 2017 • BEAUTY, BIOME NAKED BEAUTY, LIFE
    Vegan Black Bath Bomb - DIY Skin Care - Biome Naked Natural Beauty Bar

    With our black bath bomb recipe you can take your love of activated charcoal to a whole new level.  These unique little bath bombs contain detoxifying activated charcoal, nourishing castor oil and soothing epsom salts, leaving you feeling cleansed, nourished and relaxed. It is great for those who have oily or combination skin, acne and...

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    DIY Shampoo Free From Untraceable Palm Oil

    September 28, 2017 • BEAUTY, BIOME NAKED BEAUTY
    DIY Shampoo - Biome Naked Natural Beauty Bar

    Liquid shampoo that is 100% free from untraceable palm oil is incredibly difficult to find, so we thought we would try our hand at making it ourselves! Find the recipe for our DIY shampoo below. Please take a moment to read our stance on palm oil here > This recipe uses cleansing castile soap, a...

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    Make Your Own Mango Butter Hand Salve

    September 19, 2017 • BEAUTY, BIOME NAKED BEAUTY, LIFE
    Make Your Own Soothing Mango Butter Hand Salve - Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    Our soothing mango butter hand salve, with its nourishing oils, healing mango butter and beeswax for further protection, will bring life back to hard working hands. It is particularly great for those who spend a lot of time in the garden or suffer from dry, chapped hands. In this salve, along with nourishing castor...

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    DIY Mango, Honey & Coconut Body Wash

    September 19, 2017 • BEAUTY, BIOME NAKED BEAUTY
    Make your own body wash with mango butter, castile soap and nourishing oils - Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    Our uplifting and super moisturising mango, honey and coconut body wash, with its powerhouse list of ingredients, will leave your skin feeling clean, soft and nourished. Mango butter is rich in antioxidants, fatty acids and omega 9; raw honey helps to soften and soothe the skin; while natural oils work to accomplish some of the same...

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    Make Your Own Toilet Cleaning Bombs

    September 13, 2017 • BIOME NAKED BEAUTY, CLEAN, GUIDES, LIFE
    Make your own zero waste, toxin free toilet cleaning bombs

    Cleaning the toilet certainly isn’t the most exciting job in the world, but these DIY natural toilet cleaning bombs make it just that little bit easier and saves you from resorting to harsh bleach and chemicals. Combining the cleansing power of bi-carb and citric acid (essential for the fizz), and a select blend of...

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