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    Dr. Bronner's pure castile soap available online at Biome

    18 Ways to Use Dr. Bronner’s Pure Castile Soap

    by  • December 13, 2016 • CLEAN, GUIDES, LIVE • 0 Comments

    Dr. Bronner’s have been making pure castile soaps since the 1850’s. They are made with organic oils, Certified Fair Trade ingredients and are packaged in 100% post consumer recycled plastic bottles or wrapping. They are super concentrated and very cost effective, as a little goes a long way. Dr. Bronner’s pure castile soaps also...

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    Staff Picks – Soapberries

    by  • November 29, 2016 • CLEAN, LIVE • 0 Comments

    This week Jessica from our Indooroopilly Shopping Centre store shares her favourite Biome product – soapberries (also known as soap nuts)! Jess loves soapberries as they are a wonderful alternative for laundry soaps and detergents, shampoo or even hand wash. Soapberries naturally contain a property called ‘saponin’, which reduces the surface tension of water and...

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    What is Kishu Binchotan Charcoal and How is it Used?

    by  • November 11, 2016 • CLEAN, EAT, GUIDES, LIVE • 0 Comments

    Source: Glasshouse Kishu Binchotan charcoal is an active carbon made from tree branches.  Due to its extremely porous structure, Binchotan charcoal is renown for its ability to absorb impurities and unwanted tastes and odours from water such as chlorine, to soften and add minerals to water, as well as purify the air. It can...

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    Plastic free kitchen cleaning essentials - natural fibre brushes, soap nuts and bar soap

    Simple ways to clean your kitchen without plastic

    by  • September 6, 2016 • CLEAN • 0 Comments

    We know that living a plastic-free life can be a challenge.  Plastic seems to be everywhere. At the grocery store, at the coffee shop, and upon closer look, all around your home, including the kitchen sink! A clean kitchen without plastic is possible by choosing cleaning equipment that is made with natural materials and using natural cleaners...

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    Beeswax candles and soy candles for a healthy home

    How to choose the best candle for your healthy home

    by  • August 30, 2016 • CLEAN, LIVE • 0 Comments

      Lighting a candle at the end of a busy day or week is a wonderful way to unwind and de-stress.  We can help you choose a non-toxic, healthy candle that suits your values. Pure Australian beeswax candles and soy, coconut or hemp wax candles are the best choice over regular paraffin candles.  Beeswax...

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    Chemical free living, one step at a time

    by  • November 12, 2015 • CLEAN • 0 Comments

    Join our latest Biome Blogger, Julie Orr as she shares her experience of reducing the chemicals in her home. For more information on the Biome Blog Program, go to our Green Living Guide and contact Tracey. Small changes make a big difference When I became a mum I wanted to give my kids the...

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    5 Ways to Create Calm in Your Home

    by  • October 21, 2015 • CLEAN • 0 Comments

    Don’t you find that time magically begins to accelerate from September onwards every year? As Christmas speeds towards us, it’s easy to start worrying about all the things to be done before the end of the year.  It’s important then to have a sanctuary – a peaceful home to relax and feel centred. To...

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    Meet the Maker: Kin Kin cleaning products!

    by  • September 1, 2015 • CLEAN, MEET THE MAKER • 0 Comments

    What do you do after a career of formulating OMO detergents and moving to Kin Kin in the Sunshine Coast hinterland?  You come up with an all natural alternative using the combination of these skills and 100% natural ingredients to produce  natural cleaning products that actually work! This is the story of Felix & Sandy who say they...

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    Meet the Maker: Redecker – 75 years of traditional style brushes, scourers and more.

    by  • February 14, 2014 • CLEAN, MEET THE MAKER • 0 Comments

    A Traditional History Friedrich Redecker “senior” learnt the craft of natural brush making in Germany after going blind at an early age. The traditional craft was the standard training given at the Soest school for the blind, and brush making allowed Redecker a way to provide for his family. Friedrich continued the craft until...

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    Palm oil free products we love

    by  • July 25, 2013 • CARE, CLEAN • 0 Comments

    It’s easy to choose palm oil free products at Biome! We do not sell products containing palm oil except for a small number of makeup items.  If you don’t know what the fuss is about “palm oil free” or you have been searching for alternatives, read on for the story — and please let...

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    Eucalytpus Oil For Cleaning

    by  • May 27, 2013 • CLEAN, GUIDES • 0 Comments

    Eucalyptus oil is a  hard-working essential oil that can be used for an incredible number of purposes, including eucalyptus oil for cleaning green in the home. Eucalyptus oil for cleaning is extracted from the foliage of our native Australian Eucalyptus trees and is a natural disinfectant, anti-bacterial cleanser and deodoriser.  Eucalyptus oil cleaning uses...

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    Coconut oil for skin

    by  • March 9, 2013 • CARE, CLEAN, EAT, GUIDES • 0 Comments

    Coconut oil is the closest plant oil in structure to your skin’s own natural oils All commercial polyunsaturated oils (soy bean, sunflower, olive, etc.) are made up of large molecules of fatty acids called long chain fatty acids.  Sebum, the natural oil produced by your skin, is a short chain fatty acid made up...

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    A fresh start to the New Year

    by  • February 2, 2013 • CLEAN • 0 Comments

    The New Year is a time that many of us regroup, then reconsider what is going on in our busy lives.  If you are determined to live life with less chemicals this year, read on for some eco brilliant (re)solutions.

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