• 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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    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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    Kid Licks organic edible nail polish

    New Arrivals – Kid Licks Organic Edible Nail Polish for Kids

    You’ll never have to be worried about nail polish flaking off into little bellies with our newest arrival. Kid Licks is the world’s first organic edible nail polish that is made entirely of organic fruits, vegetables and plants. It is so natural it is even safe to eat! Plus it washes off with soap...

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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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    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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    Palm oil free Easter eggs for a palm oil free Easter

    Your Guide to a Palm Oil Free Easter

    Palm oil can be found in approximately half the products on supermarket shelves these days, including Easter eggs, but that doesn’t mean you have to skip the chocolate this Easter! We’ve made it easier for you to shop according to your values this Easter by compiling our favourite palm oil free Easter eggs and...

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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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    The best water filter for home or office

    The Best Water Filter System for your Home or Office

    Our ceramic fluoride water filter from Southern Cross Pottery is one of the best options for healthy, great tasting, naturally cool, filtered water at home or the office. And what’s not to love – it removes or reduces virtually all impurities (including chlorine and fluoride if you upgrade to a powerful Fluoride Plus filter), is better for...

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