• GUIDES

    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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    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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    Bamboo fibre - are bamboo sheets sustainable

    Bamboozled…Are bamboo sheets and socks eco friendly?

    Whether bamboo sheets, bamboo socks or any bamboo fabrics are environmentally friendly is a dilemma for those taking a sustainable path through life.  Bamboo is the green-wonder resource that grows rapidly without chemicals, fuelling its huge popularity for all forms of consumer goods.  But, there appears to have been little challenging of these eco...

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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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    Organic cotton sheets, linen sheets and hemp sheets

    Organic Cotton Sheets vs. Linen Sheets vs. Hemp Sheets

      Are you looking for a more restful, toxin free sleep? Or bedding without allergy-triggering chemicals? And a truly planet-friendly product? You can’t go past genuine organic cotton, linen and hemp sheets. Free from formaldehyde, resins, and irritating dyes, our sheets are ideal for those with sensitive skin or who do not wish to...

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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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    Aromatherapy and herbal remedies - Tinderbox pure essential oils

    Fragrance Your Home Naturally with Pure Essential Oils

    Essential oils not only smell delightful, they are known to stimulate the central nervous system, create a stress-free environment, relieve tension, energise, improve mental clarity, and so much more. Diffusing essential oils around your home is one of the best ways to take advantage of their incredible properties, while also making your home smell wonderful....

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    The Case Against Fragrance - Kate Grenville

    The Case Against Fragrance

    Workplaces, public transport, shopping centres are all now places where we expect to be free from enduring someone else’s cigarette smoke.  But what of breathing in an strong fragrance that aggravates your senses?  Renown Australian author, Kate Grenville, reveals in her carefully-researched new book The Case Against Fragrance, that one third of the population...

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    Vegetarian and vegan recipe books

    New Arrivals – Vegetarian and Vegan Recipe Books

    We’ve had lots of beautiful vegetarian and vegan recipe books arrive online, which we are so excited and inspired by. And we are sure you will love discovering new and nutritious plant-based dishes too! Here are some of our favourites. Oh She Glows Everyday In Oh She Glows Every Day, Angela Liddon shares delicious vegan...

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    Reusable coffee cups and bottles - KeepCup coffee cup

    New Arrivals – Reusable Coffee Cups & Water Bottles

    We’ve had so many new reusable coffee cups and reusable water bottles arrive recently, in fact everything you need to take your water, coffee, tea or smoothie with you! BBBYO 750ml Stainless Steel Insulated Water Bottle BBBYO is an Australian company committed to coastal conservation and keeping plastic and textile waste out of our...

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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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    EverEarth Noah's Arc shape sorting toy

    EverEarth Wooden Toys – Sustainable, Fun & Beautiful

    We have recently added a beautiful new range of wooden toys to our stores from EverEarth. There is so much to love about EverEarth toys. They are are timeless, well crafted, and made from environmentally friendly materials and sustainable FSC-certified wood. No harmful chemicals are used, and they do not contain BPA or PVC, meaning your...

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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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