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    DIY Rose Water & 7 Ways You Can Use It!

    October 18, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    DIY rose water | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care | Biome Eco Stores

    Rose water does a wonderful job at soothing skin and hair and calming the mind with it’s delicate fragrance. Use it to cleanse and tone skin, in a relaxing bath, to spray on your pillow before bed, or as a natural perfume. And did you know it’s actually really easy to make your own? By...

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    How To Create a Zero Waste Shopping Kit

    October 17, 2018 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How to create your own zero waste shopping kit | Biome Eco Stores

    With the lightweight plastic bag ban upon us, most of us now have a stash of reusable shopping bags kept in a convenient place. But with plastic packaging commonplace across supermarkets, how can you have more of an impact when it comes to reducing plastic waste? It’s time to take it up a notch....

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    DIY Hand Sanitiser Spray

    October 10, 2018 • DIY RECIPES
    DIY Hand Sanitiser | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care

    This is the perfect handbag size hand sanitiser! Combining palm oil free glycerine, alcohol free witch hazel, lavender hydrosol and a blend of germ fighting essential oils, this DIY hand sanitiser is easy to make and will leave hands feeling clean, fresh and soft. Find the recipe for our DIY hand sanitiser spray below....

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    Bokashi Composting: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

    October 10, 2018 • GROW, GUIDES, LIFE
    Bokashi composting - everything you've ever wanted to know | Biome Eco Stores

    A bokashi compost system is one of the easiest ways to direct food waste away from landfill and instead create valuable soil conditioner and fertiliser for your garden. Plus, it will help you avoid the need for a bin liner! With so many of you interested in bokashi style composting, we’ve answered your most...

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    The 5 Rs of Zero Waste

    October 4, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    The 5 Rs of Zero Waste | Biome Eco Stores

    Every item we use has an environmental cost, some greater than others. By managing our waste in accordance with the 5 Rs, we can all make a difference by being mindful of the waste we generate. According to Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home, the 5 Rs of zero waste are: Refuse Reduce Reuse...

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    Beginners Guide to Starting a Veggie Garden

    September 26, 2018 • GROW
    Beginners Guide to Starting a Veggie Garden | Biome Eco Stores

    A veggie garden is an easy way to save money, eat better, and reap the benefits of being out in nature.  Plus, together with composting you can keep looping the nutrients from your food scraps back into the garden.  The best part is it’s not hard to do! But to make it even easier...

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    How to protect your kids from these common toxins

    September 19, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE
    How To Protect Your Kids From These Common Toxins | Biome Eco Stores

    We speak to lots of parents in our Biome stores and on online who are worried about commonly used toxins harming their kids. It is shocking how normal it has become for these known problematic chemicals to be in household and body products.  But, there are ways to avoid them. Read on as we...

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    How to get rid of razor burn with our DIY razor burn spray

    September 18, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES, LIFE
    How to get rid of razor burn with our DIY razor burn soothing spray | Biome Naked Skin Care | Biome Eco Stores

    Wondering how to get rid of razor burn? Our soothing, simple, natural DIY razor burn spray can help! Combining ingredients such as soothing coconut oil, calming chamomile and calendula, antiseptic witch hazel and essential oils known for their antibacterial properties, our razor burn spray works to preempt and soothe razor burn and speed up...

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    What is “natural” skin care? It depends on where you draw the line.

    September 14, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    What makes skin care natural? | Biome's natural skin care guide | Biome Eco Stores

    Most of Biome’s readers are already on board with the health and environmental benefits of using natural skin care rather than petrochemical skin care. And in fact, much of the commercial world has cottoned on to this demand from consumers, so there is a plethora of brands representing themselves as natural.   But, how do...

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    Make Your Own Natural Mould & Mildew Cleaner

    September 11, 2018 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES
    Make your own DIY Mould & Mildew Cleaner | Biome Eco Stores | Green Cleaning Recipes

    Vinegar is a really effective way at cleaning mould naturally. While bleach simply bleaches the mould white, vinegar works to kill the mould spore, and if used regularly can even prevent the mould and mildew from coming back. Combining vinegar and essential oils known for their antifungal and antiseptic properties, this DIY mould and mildew...

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    30 Plastic Free Ways for 30 Days Challenge

    September 7, 2018 • GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    30 Plastic Free Ways for 30 Days | Plastic Free Challenge | Biome Eco Stores

    After 14 years with Biome, I have learned many ways to reduce plastic use.  Like you, no doubt, I forget to reflect and celebrate how far I have come with my every day actions.  So for Plastic Free July this year, I challenged myself to share a plastic free way every day for 30...

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    How to make your own nut milk: less waste, no additives and more value

    August 29, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, VEGAN
    How to make your own nut milk and what to do with the leftover nut milk pulp | Biome Eco Stores

    Today you can find and make your own delicious, creamy alternative milks from nuts and seeds that satisfy many dietary and philosophical needs.  There has been a dramatic growth in popularity of non-dairy milks for a range of reasons from dairy allergy and lactose intolerance, to consuming more plant-based foods for health, ethical and...

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    Sweet as Honey Chamomile & Coconut Sugar DIY Lip Scrub

    August 28, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    Sweet as Honey Chamomile & Coconut Sugar DIY Lip Scrub | Biome Eco Stores | Biome Naked Beauty

    Our gorgeous sweet as honey chamomile and coconut sugar lip scrub will leave your lips feeling smooth and looking refreshed. Combining nourishing apricot kernel oil, exfoliating raw and coconut sugars, antioxidant rich raw honey, and soothing chamomile. Find the recipe and ingredients below. Make Your Own Sweet as Honey Chamomile & Coconut Sugar Lip...

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    Minimalist, low waste camping tips to get away from it all

    August 23, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE

    I love camping.  I love escaping into wilderness.  I love waking early to the birdsong, poking the campfire to life, and watching the day come alive. But, I rarely do it… So many of us are drawn to camping in the outdoors to be surrounded by the simplicity, calm and freedom of nature. We...

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    How to start a fire without matches or a lighter

    August 21, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE
    How to start a fire without a lighter | Light My Fire Firesteel | Biome Eco Stores

    Have you heard of a firesteel? They are a handy little tool that can be used to start a fire or ignite a stove in any condition, making it a must have for those that love camping, hiking, backpacking, travelling and even those with a backyard fire pit or wood burning fireplace. Unlike matches...

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