• DIY perfume balm | Biome Eco Stores | Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    DIY Pretty Petals Rose Perfume Balm

    Our DIY perfume balm is a beautiful, simple, low tox way to create a pretty personal fragrance without harmful synthetic chemicals and fake smells. Combining nourishing shea and jojoba oil, as well as a range of pure essential oils, our DIY perfume balm is long lasting, customisable and easy to keep in your bag...

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    5 ways to fragrance your space without petrochemicals | Biome Eco Stores | Eco Friendly Cleaning

    5 ways to fragrance your space without petrochemicals

    Products like mainstream perfumes, plug in and propellent ‘air fresheners’, and even car deodorisers contain a myriad of harmful, synthetic, petrochemical derived ingredients. But there are lots of simple ways to fragrance your space naturally, without resorting to fake smells and synthetic, petrochemical derived ‘air fresheners’. Read on as we share five unique ways...

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    How palm oil sneaks into your face care routine and how to avoid it! | Biome Eco Stores | Palm oil free skin can body care

    How palm oil sneaks into your face care routine and how to avoid it!

    The environmental devastation happening in Asia due to incessant demand for palm oil is thankfully coming out in the open, as are its dire consequences for our entire planet, including global warming. We all need to take action to help solve the problem, starting with awareness of which products actually use palm oil as...

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    DIY foundation cream | DIY concealer | DIY tinted moisturiser | Biome Naked Beauty

    DIY Foundation Cream, Tinted Moisturiser & Concealer

    Solutions that help you simplify, reduce toxins and live more gently on our planet is what we’re all about here at Biome, and this is one of our new favourites.  In this recipe we show you how to combine a few simple ingredients to make either a DIY foundation cream, DIY concealer or DIY...

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    Women in our interconnected biome

    For International Women’s Day I am honoured to write this celebration of some remarkable women who are part of the Biome community, and to acknowledge all that the Biome team does to advance opportunities for women through business and giving. Biome is a woman-owned and led organisation and our team is predominantly female. Over...

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    Beekeeper Parade | Biome Eco Stores

    The Buzz about BeeKeeper Parade

    BeeKeeper Parade is an Australian social business hatched between a brother (Koky) and sister (Sophia) in 2012 while Sophia was in hospital fighting cervical cancer. Every purchase of a stunning and unique Beekeeper Parade bag supports the continued work of BabyTree Projects, a charity founded by the siblings to fight for children’s rights and...

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    DIY Pantry Bug Buster & Scented Drawer Sachet | Biome Naked Beauty | DIY Cleaning

    DIY Pantry Bug Buster & Scented Drawer Sachet

    Freshen up and deter moths, insects and other pantry and wardrobe pests with these pretty scented sachets. Depending on the essential oils used, you can create a sachet for keeping drawers, cupboards and wardrobes smelling fresh, or a bug buster sachet for keeping your pantry free from ants, weevils and other insects. This pantry...

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    How to hold a clothing swap | Ethical Fashion Australia | Slow Fashion Movement | Biome Eco Stores

    How to Hold a Clothing Swap

    By Shea Wittig of @conversationswithmysister “Small positive acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world” – Howard Zinn The stats are in and they aren’t good however, Biome has come up with a positive solution in the form of a ‘clothing swap’ and you are invited to join in with all...

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    Why sandalwood is an excellent natural mosquito deterrent | Biome Eco Store

    Why Sandalwood is an Excellent Natural Mosquito Repellent

    To prevent mosquito bites and the spread of mosquito borne diseases, it is recommended that you cover up with long clothing, sleep under a mosquito net, apply a topical mosquito repellent, and when you are outside, burn sandalwood mosquito coils or sticks. There are some good natural mosquito deterrent sprays on the market, and...

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    Make your own easy DIY mosquito deterrent | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | Biome Eco Stores

    Easy DIY Mosquito Repellant

    Avoid harmful chemicals like DEET and deter mosquitoes and biting insects naturally with our easy DIY mosquito repellant recipe. Combining apple cider vinegar and a blend of essential oils that mosquitoes and sandflies just hate, you can enjoy your picnic or hike in the bush without pesky mozzies buzzing around or harmful chemicals on...

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    Every DIY Cleaning Recipe You Need to Clean Your Space Naturally | Green Cleaning | Biome Eco Stores

    Every DIY Cleaning Recipe You Need To Clean Your Space Naturally!

    With just five simple ingredients, plus some dried herbs and your choice of essential oils, you can clean your space safely, naturally and effectively. It’s true! Read on as we show you how with our simple DIY cleaning recipes, tips and tricks. So what do you need? The core ingredients you will need are:...

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    The Marie Kondo Effect | Where to Donate Clothes | Slow Fashion | Ethical Fashion | Sustainable Fashion | Biome Eco Stores

    The Marie Kondo Effect – Where Do My Unwanted Clothes Go Now?

    By Leah Musch of The Un-Material Girl If you’ve been swept up in the recent Marie Kondo tidying obsession like many Netflix viewers, you may have found yourself in a predicament. Having cleared out your wardrobes, cupboards, nooks and crannies of unwanted items and clothing that no longer sparks joy, you might have been...

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    Make your own make up remover pads | Biome Naked Beauty

    DIY Makeup Remover Pads

    For healthy, clear and glowing skin, it is important to take off your makeup before you go to sleep each night. Makeup remover wipes are convenient and easy to use, but are wasteful and often full of harmful ingredients. But what if you could make your own makeup remover pads using simple, natural ingredients,...

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    Healthy Work Lunch Boxes for Adults

    Bringing your own lunch to work each day helps you and the earth out in several ways: It saves you spending money on takeaway (if you spend $20 per day on takeaway, 5 days a week, you could save $100 a week!); It saves the waste and production of takeaway packaging; and It allows...

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    How to reduce coat hanger waste | Coat hanger recycle program | Biome Eco Stores Brisbane

    Hung up on coat hanger waste? Keep them in the loop.

    There’s been much talk about the growing waste of clothing ending up in landfill, but what about the silent partner in this fast fashion boom…the coat hangers?  The impact of the ever-present coat hanger is rarely mentioned in the statistics about clothing waste.  It’s easy to overlook the hanger and what happens to it...

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