• What is oil pulling and how does it improve oral health?

    What is oil pulling Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic practice that is said to purify the mouth of toxins and bacteria and improve gum health. The ‘nasties’ that cause cavities are easily removed thus whitening teeth, improving gum health and alleviating bad breath amongst other ailments. It sounds like a too-good-to-be-true complete cure-all...

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    How to incorporate shea into your skin and hair care routine | Shea Butter & Shea Oil | Biome Eco Stores

    How Shea Will Save Your Winter Skin Worries

    Our skin and hair is often calling out for extra nourishment and moisture during the cool winter months, and we we’ve found your hero ingredient – shea! Packed full of vitamins, nutrients and essential fatty acids, shea works to moisturise, protect, soothe and nourish and will leave your skin and hair looking and feeling...

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    Travel with less stress, less plastic waste and less weight | Biome Eco Stores

    How to take the stress, the weight, and the plastic out of travel!

    In May 2019, a Qantas flight departed from Sydney bound for Adelaide. This flight was significantly different to any flight that had flown this route previously. It was completely landfill-free! As a result of this flight alone, around 34kg of waste avoided landfill, and instead was composted, recycled or reused. Fantastic! In fact, Qantas...

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    Freeze food without throwaway single use plastic | Biome Eco Stores

    How To Freeze Food Without Single Use Plastic Waste

    Plastic often dominates in our freezers, with plastic freezer bags and ziplock bags commonly used to seal in moisture and protect our food from freezer burn. But these are wasteful and may leach chemicals like BPA, PVC and Phthalates. But what if we told you that there are other options besides single use plastic?...

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    2040

    2040 Film Review

    2040 film opens in cinemas across Australia this week.   Scroll to the end to find out how you can win a double pass, plus learn how students can see the film for free this coming weekend!   Biome founder, Tracey Bailey, shares her review of the film, that is in fact more than...

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    Affordable, ethical, eco friendly wardrobe basics | Dorsu | Biome Eco Stores

    Affordable, eco friendly wardrobe basics: our top picks!

    By Slow Fashion blogger Leah Musch, @unmaterialgirl  One of the challenges we often face when making the decision to start incorporating more ethical and sustainable garments into our wardrobe is the price. The truth is there are very valid reasons behind why most eco friendly garments are more expensive than cheap fast fashion ones. When...

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    Slow Fashion vs Fast Fashion | Biome Eco Stores

    Slow Fashion vs Fast Fashion: A Beginners Guide

    By Slow Fashion blogger Leah Musch, @unmaterialgirl  In an age of hashtags and buzz words, two terms have recently seemed to gain a lot of traction within both the eco and fashion community – Fast Fashion and Slow Fashion.  Read on as we explain what these two terms mean, and why it’s so important to know...

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    DIY Natural Dry Dog Shampoo | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | Natural Pet Care

    DIY Natural Dry Dog Shampoo

    Finally a DIY recipe for your four legged mates! Our DIY natural dry dog shampoo is suitable to use on dogs of all ages (note essential oil caution below). It is free from harmful chemicals, synthetic ingredients and plastic packaging. Combining soothing bentonite clay, cleansing and conditioning Moroccan lava clay and pest repelling neem...

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    How to Safely Compost Pet Waste at Home

    Finally there is a convenient, environmentally safe way to dispose of your pet’s waste while rebuilding your soil on a microbial level. EnsoPet is an in-ground composting system comprised of recycled plastic which is buried in your back yard. It composts all pet waste such as dog, cat, rabbit and guinea pig waste, keeping...

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    4 Must Have Products for your Natural Remedy Travel Kit

    Planning a camping trip or holiday away? A kit of multi-purpose natural remedies is great to keep on hand for dealing with issues like mozzie bites, sunburn, sore muscles and other minor conditions that may dampen the fun. Read on to find out the must have products we pack in our natural remedy travel...

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    DIY Deep Conditioning Hair Treatment | Biome Naked Beauty

    DIY Deep Conditioning Hair Treatment

    If your hair is looking dull and your scalp is feeling dry, our DIY deep conditioning hair treatment may be just what you need to bring it back to life. Our recipe combines coconut oil to condition, shea butter to moisturise and argan oil to fight fizz and add shine, as well as a...

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