• BIOME NAKED BEAUTY

    Create homemade natural skin care with our recipes and ingredients.  In each Biome store, or online here, you can buy the ingredients in handy reusable glass jars, while our gorgeous Naked Beauty Bar at the Balmoral store offers natural beauty ingredients in bulk, so you can buy just the amount you need (bring your own jars or choose from ours).

    Modern skin care has lost its way with complicated, mostly petrochemical-derived ingredients.  Here we show you how simple it can be to make you own zero waste, plastic free skin care – so you know exactly what you are putting on your skin!

    DIY skin care

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    Biome Naked Natural Beauty Bar - Multi Masking

    DIY 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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    Cacao, Peppermint & Orange DIY Tinted Lip Balm

    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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    Acne Cleanser DIY recipe

    Activated Charcoal Acne Cleanser

    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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    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 Skin Care - Rose & Cocoa Moisturising Lotion Bars

    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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    DIY Skin Care - Regenerating Rose & Shea Facial Balm

    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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    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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    Candelilla wax and beeswax

    The Difference Between Beeswax & Candelilla Wax

    Do you have a DIY skincare recipe that calls for beeswax or candelilla wax? Or are you looking for a vegan alternative to beeswax? Well we now stock beeswax and candelilla wax at Biome, both of which are fantastic in their own right. Refer to our quick guide below to help you pick the...

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    DIY Skincare - lavender and peppermint DIY lip balm

    Lavender Peppermint Lip Balm Recipe

    Who knew making your own lip balm could be so easy. All it takes is a few simple DIY skin care ingredients and your favourite essential oils – in this recipe we’ve used lavender and peppermint – and you will have everything you need to make a nourishing and protecting lip balm, perfect for...

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    Bentonite clay - DIY skincare

    What Is Bentonite Clay & How Do You Use It In DIY Skincare?

    What is Bentonite Clay? Bentonite clay is a nutrient rich, sedimentary clay comprised of aged volcanic ash. It is widely considered to be a healing clay that has the ability to soothe the skin and absorb toxins, impurities and odours. For this reason it is an excellent DIY skincare ingredient. Good quality bentonite clay,...

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    Magnesium salt, turmeric and ginger foot scrub

    Magnesium, Turmeric & Ginger Foot Scrub

    Our magnesium, turmeric and ginger DIY foot scrub combines the hydrating and circulation improving properties of magnesium salt, the healing properties of turmeric, and the anti-inflammatory properties of ginger, to awaken the senses and leave your feet feeling smooth and moisturised. Used weekly, your feet will look and feel amazing! Magnesium is beneficial for...

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    DIY Skin Care - Homemade Calamine Lotion

    DIY Skin Care – Homemade Calamine Lotion

    Calamine lotion has long been the go-to for those suffering from mosquito bites, insect bites, poison ivy, rashes chicken pox and eczema, and it’s actually really quick and easy to whip up a zero waste, homemade version using simple, natural ingredients. Our homemade calamine lotion uses absorptive, healing and soothing bentonite clay, bi-carb soda,...

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    Activated charcoal powder in jar

    How to Use Activated Charcoal Powder

    Activated charcoal is a highly absorptive and wonderfully detoxifying substance, and is fantastic at drawing bacteria, chemicals, dirt, and other micro particles from the skin and hair. Here are three easy ways you can incorporate medicinal grade activated charcoal into your natural beauty regime, for whiter teeth, clearer skin and voluminous hair without unnecessary chemicals....

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    Luscious DIY Body Butter Whip

    Luscious DIY Body Butter Whip

    Homemade natural skin care products are such a great gift idea, and our Luscious DIY Body Butter Whip is no exception we think! In fact, this recipe will make enough to fill two 120ml glass jars, so you can keep one for yourself! The combination of shea butter and cocoa butter with the coconut oil and...

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