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    DIY deodorant - how to make natural deodorant at home

    DIY Deodorant – Natural, Zero Waste & Toxin Free

    Making your own natural deodorant at home is really easy, not to mention the fact you can save money, reduce single use plastic, and adjust the scent and ingredients to how you like. Plus, this DIY deodorant is free from petrochemicals, synthetic fragrances, aluminium, propylene glycol and parabens, making it much kinder for you...

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    DIY Body Scrub + DIY Skin Care

    DIY Body Scrub & Soak

      DIY body scrubs are wonderful because they: Remove the layer of dead skin cells, leaving soft, smooth, younger cells beneath; Contain oils that nourish the skin and body, like caster, olive or coconut oil; Contain essential oils with aromatherapy properties, to relax, soothe or energise; Are really easy to make and very cost...

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    Natural sunscreen

    How to Choose the Best Natural Sunscreen for Your Family

    It only takes a few serious cases of sunburn to drastically increase your chance of developing skin cancer later in life. One of the best forms of defence against the sun’s harsh UVA and UVB rays is sunscreen, and Biome stocks a carefully selected range of natural sunscreens to protect you and your family. First, why...

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    Eco-Friendly baby products

    Three ways to protect your baby from harmful toxins

    As babies there are three things that many of our parents would have used on us – petroleum-based Barrier Cream, Talcum Powder, and Johnson’s Baby Oil. Sound about right? However, did you know that these three common baby care products generally contain petrol and other toxins?  It’s time to turn back to our grandparents’...

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    skincare tips for australia's hot summer

    Skin Care For Hot Humid Weather: Our Secret Fixes

    Australia has been sweltering with hot weather, and while exercising, at a festival, or simply on your commute, we’ve all experienced a sweaty, sticky face.  So, how is the best way to keep your skin feeling fresh and clear?  Here are our skin care tips for Summer, including the secret fixes the Biome team...

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    Image credit: Vegucation Brisbane

    Get Vegucated!

    Image credit: Vegucation Brisbane Vegucation Brisbane Vegan Event Review by Kate Dunphy Changing your habits to fit a vegan diet can be daunting, and nothing crushes the spirit like hot chips being the only vegan option on a restaurant menu. With the rise in awareness of the detrimental effects that the meat industry has...

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    Ethical New Year's Resolution 2017

    Simple Swaps to go Single-Use Plastic Free in 2017

    Have you made an ethical New Year’s resolution to go single-use plastic free in 2017? Here are 10 simple swaps you can make to be on your way to achieving your goal. Pack a Reusable Water Bottle Switch to a reusable glass or stainless steel water bottle and fill up free from the tap!...

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    ways to relax at christmas

    7 ways to relax, rejuvenate and detox these holidays

    A long weekend or holiday is a great time to relax, rejuvenate and detox. We love the opportunity to reconnect with nature and spend time in the beautiful natural environment, be that at the beach, bush walking, or simply in the backyard or garden. We love to relax with family and friends, and spend time...

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    Eat your way to gut health

    Eat your way to good gut health

    Good gut health is essential for overall health and well-being. Here are some of our favourite ways to incorporate more good bacteria into your diet and help keep your gut health in check. Kefir Kefir is a fermented drink that contains eight strains of beneficial probiotic bacteria. It can be made with milk, soy, coconut milk,...

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    Lunette Menstrual Cup

    Staff Picks – Lunette Menstrual Cup

    This week Maddy shares her favourite Biome product – the Lunette menstrual cup. Lunette Menstrual Cup The Lunette is essentially a reusable silicone cup that replaces throw away feminine hygiene products like tampons and pads.  It comes with a little pouch for its safe keeping, which means you can keep it in your bag...

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    My Magic Mud whitening toothpaste with activated charcoal

    Whiten Your Teeth with Charcoal Toothpaste!

    It may be black in colour, but incredibly charcoal can whiten your teeth. My Magic Mud Natural Teeth Whitening Powder, the original and leading alternative to chemical teeth whiteners, which can tarnish enamel and cause harm to gums. The coconut shell charcoal and calcium bentonite clay based tooth powder has a high pH level to...

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    Eco tan invisible tan award winning natural and organic fake tan

    Your Guide to the Best Organic Fake Tan

    Source: Eco Tan  Protecting your skin from the harsh UVA and UVB rays is so important, particularly in Australia. In fact, melanoma is the most common cancer in Australians aged 15-44 years, and two in three Australians will be diagnosed with some form of skin cancer by the time they are 70. Statistics like that...

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    Biome staff pick - Eco Tan Winter Skin

    Biome Staff Picks – Eco Tan Winter Skin

    This week, Nancy, Biome’s Retail Operations Manager, shares her favourite Biome product. Eco Tan Winter Skin Gradual Tanning Moisturiser Nancy loves Eco Tan Winter Skin gradual tanning moisturiser and she uses it everyday as part of her morning moisturising ritual after cleansing.  She really likes that it does exactly what it says – gradually tans and...

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    How to protect yourself from mosquitoes naturally

    With the warmer weather and rains comes the inevitable arrival of mosquitoes. It is possible to keep bugs and mosquitoes away without the use of insecticides and harmful chemicals, such as DEET. In this blog post we share some of the most effective ways to protect yourself from mosquitoes naturally. DEET (N,N-Diethyl-m-toluamide) is one of the most...

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    Biome staff picks - earths purities stick deodorant

    Biome Staff Picks – Earths Purities Stick Deodorant

    This week, Ingrid from our Paddington store shares her favourite Biome product – Earths Purities Stick Deodorant Earths Purities stick deodorant is an effective, natural, aluminum free deodorant that can be used daily to help absorb moisture and eliminate bad smells! Ingrid absolutely loves the unique plastic-free, recycled cardboard packaging and the fact it is...

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