• Eco friendly Christmas

    Your Favourite Tips for an Eco-Friendly Christmas

    by  • December 6, 2016 • 0 Comments

    We recently asked you to share your favourite tips for an eco-friendly Christmas. The answers from our community have been truly inspiring. Here are some of our favourites: Create Your Own Christmas Tree Shayna’s tip is to avoid purchasing another plastic Christmas tree and instead create a unique timber wall hanging with recycled wood and...

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    Gift ideas for teens

    Christmas Gift Guide: Beautiful Gift Ideas for Teens

    by  • November 30, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Looking for beautiful, natural and low tox gift ideas for teens? Here are some of our favourites. Sienna 7 Free Nail Polish Sienna is a small Australian owned company based in Byron Bay. They are committed to producing safe and non-toxic nail products with an ethical and environmental focus. Their beautiful nail polishes are free...

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    Staff Picks – Soapberries

    by  • November 29, 2016 • 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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    Christmas gifts from kids

    Gift ideas for kids who are eager to ‘give’

    by  • November 25, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Biome’s regular guest blogger shares some lovely gift ideas for kids who are eager to ‘give’. With the end of the year fast approaching, the ‘Christmas rush’ has already begun at our household, as I am sure it has for many families. End-of-year school and work commitments are already in full swing. Some days...

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    I’m dreaming of a screen free Christmas…

    by  • November 24, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Here are some of our favourite ideas for a screen free Christmas, that will also bring the whole family together! Planet Finska Hoopla Hoopla is a simple but fun traditional ring toss game that is great for young and old. It is an excellent game to get kids counting and adding in fives. This...

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    Eat your way to gut health

    Eat your way to good gut health

    by  • November 22, 2016 • 0 Comments

    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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    Staff pick - Onya weigh reusable produce bags

    Staff Picks – Onya Weigh Reusable Produce Bags

    by  • November 17, 2016 • 0 Comments

    This week, Jasmine from our online team shares her favourite Biome product, Onya Weigh reusable produce bags. Onya Weigh Reusable Produce Bags Onya Weigh reusable produce bags come in a pack of five or eight. They are extremely lightweight mesh bags and are great to use instead of single-use plastic bags when buying fruit...

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    New arrivals at Biome - Fairtrade Felt Christmas Decoration

    New Arrivals at Biome – Fair Trade Christmas Decorations & Sustainable Gifts

    by  • November 15, 2016 • 0 Comments

    We are just brimming with new arrivals at Biome this week. From sustainable wooden toys, locally sourced and fair trade Christmas decorations, and lots of books on bees – the little mystery helpers in our backyard. Fair Trade Felt Christmas Decorations These felt fair trade Christmas decorations come in so many wonderful styles. From...

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    How do I use binchotan charcoal?

    What is Kishu Binchotan Charcoal and How is it Used?

    by  • November 11, 2016 • 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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    Lunette Menstrual Cup

    Staff Picks – Lunette Menstrual Cup

    by  • November 9, 2016 • 0 Comments

    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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    Earth Greeting Inaluxe 2017 Diary

    New Arrivals at Biome – 2017 Diaries, Christmas Ornaments & More

    by  • November 8, 2016 • 0 Comments

    We have so many wonderful new products for you this week. We have had a beautiful range of 2017 diaries and calendars arrive, Kylie Johnson ceramic Christmas ornaments, Glasslock containers, and so much more. 2017 Earth Greetings Inaluxe Diary The Earth Greetings week-to-page 2017 diary features bright original artwork by design duo Inaluxe throughout....

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    My Magic Mud whitening toothpaste with activated charcoal

    Whiten Your Teeth with Charcoal Toothpaste!

    by  • November 4, 2016 • 0 Comments

    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

    by  • November 3, 2016 • 0 Comments

    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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    New Arrivals at Biome – Wooden Toys & Eco Gifts For Kids

    by  • November 2, 2016 • 0 Comments

    We’ve had so many beautiful new arrivals just for kids this week. From beautiful sustainable wooden toys, crayons and non-toxic face paint, to unisex rompers made from Certified Organic cotton. QToys Wooden Tool Kit This 11 piece wooden tool kit by QToys is made from plantation timber and finished with beeswax and natural oils. The...

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    S'well stainless steel insulated water bottle

    Staff Picks – S’well Water Bottles

    by  • October 28, 2016 • 0 Comments

    This week Jo from the Balmoral Biome store shares her favourite Biome product. S’well Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle Jo loves the S’well venus 500ml insulated water bottle. Jo has had her eye on a S’well bottle for a while now and this week she finally gave into temptation and is more than a little...

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