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    Clean your home without the use of heavy metals, toxins and harsh chemicals.

    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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    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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    Christmas Gifts That Keep Giving

    Christmas is almost here. By now you are probably thinking of gifts for loved ones and perhaps you have a nagging feeling that it is all a bit wasteful. So many ‘normal’ gifts end up in landfill or are made of dangerous plastic. To assuage your worries and give you a happy alternative, here...

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    DIY Window Cleaner - Vinegar and Cornflour to Clean Windows

    Rose Infused Vinegar Window Cleaner

    Did you know you can make your own glass and window cleaner, that some swear is more effective than commercial brands, with just vinegar and cornflour? We’ve infused ours with dried rose petals and added some essential oils too, which leave the space smelling beautiful and fresh. Besides the infusion time, this is one...

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    Natural Cleaning with Green Potions

      Green Potions is a small business based in Queensland that make wonderfully effective eco cleaning products locally. With experience running an eco-friendly cleaning business for 10 years, the owners decided to develop their own range of completely natural cleaning supplies. Eight years on, cleaning your home is easier, healthier and safer for your family. But...

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    Make Your Own Herbal-Infused Vinegar All Purpose Cleaner

    Make Your Own Herbal-Infused Vinegar All Purpose Cleaner

    When was the last time you looked at the ingredients of a conventional all-purpose cleaner and knew exactly what they were, let alone how to pronounce them!? Well, did you know that you can make your own all-purpose cleaner using simple, natural ingredients, many of which you will already have in your pantry? By...

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    Make your own zero waste, toxin free toilet cleaning bombs

    Make Your Own 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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    The best palm oil free natural toothpastes for your family

    The Best Palm Oil Free Toothpastes for the Whole Family

    Palm oil derived ingredients are hidden in all kinds of personal care products, even your toothpaste!  That means that you may be unwittingly supporting the destructive and cruel palm oil industry simply by brushing your teeth. Even more frustrating, the palm oil derived ingredients are used for sweetening and foaming—two purposes that are completely...

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    10 plastic free ideas you haven't thought of

    10 Plastic Free Ideas You’ve Never Thought Of

    Many of you are already reducing single use plastic by using a reusable coffee cup, produce bags, water bottles, and a stainless steel straw. But here are 10 new plastic free product ideas you might never have thought of: Shampoo bar instead of shampoo and conditioner in plastic bottles! Swap your shampoo in a bottle for a shampoo...

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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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    DIY skin care - Rose and pink clay DIY bath salts

    Rose & Pink Clay Layered 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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    DIY Skincare - Moisturising Rose Bath Bombs

    Moisturising Rose DIY Bath Bombs

    These DIY bath bombs make a wonderful gift for someone special. You could also spend a lovely afternoon making them with someone special! You can use a bath bomb mould for these, however the one in the photo above has been hand rolled, which works just as well and is a bit more fun....

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    Is plastic free shopping possible - tips to help you shop without plastic

    Is Plastic Free Shopping Possible?

    The growing plastic free movement is not about getting rid of all the plastic in your life, as that would be impossible for most people.  Instead it is about trying to break our reliance on new items that contain plastic or are packaged in plastic, particularly single-use throwaway plastic. The Rogue Ginger sums it up...

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

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

    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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