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

    June 12, 2019 • BEAUTY, GUIDES

    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 Shea Will Save Your Winter Skin Worries

    June 5, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    How to incorporate shea into your skin and hair care routine | Shea Butter & Shea Oil | Biome Eco Stores

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

    May 30, 2019 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Travel with less stress, less plastic waste and less weight | Biome Eco Stores

    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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    How To Freeze Food Without Single Use Plastic Waste

    May 22, 2019 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Freeze food without throwaway single use plastic | Biome Eco Stores

    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 Film Review

    May 19, 2019 • GUIDES, LIFE
    2040

    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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    Where to Find Eco Friendly Products For Your Home & Lifestyle in Brisbane

    May 16, 2019 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    Eco friendly store in Brisbane, Qld | Biome Eco Stores

    Brisbane is one of Australia’s best locations for finding nifty eco friendly products and solutions that help you to  reduce plastic waste, live a healthier life, minimise and get back to basics. So read on as we share where you can find the best range of eco friendly products for our home and lifestyle...

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    Top Quality Products that are Built to Last, Recommended by our Team!

    Buy for life | Biome Eco Stores

    What item that you currently own do you imagine you’ll still be using in 20 years time? One of the most effective ways to reduce waste of resources on our planet is to choose products that are high quality, can be reused over and over without significant decline in quality, and that have replacement...

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    The problem with palm oil and ‘sustainable palm oil’ and the simple actions you can take today!

    May 9, 2019 • GUIDES, LIFE
    #PalmOffPalmOil | Biome Eco Stores | Palm Oil Free

    There are some really simple but powerful actions you can take today that will make a big difference to saving our planet from the catastrophic effects of palm oil production. Read on as we delve into the problem with palm oil, why we believe most ‘sustainable palm oil’ is greenwash, and what you can...

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    Affordable, eco friendly wardrobe basics: our top picks!

    May 3, 2019 • GUIDES, LIFE
    Affordable, ethical, eco friendly wardrobe basics | Dorsu | Biome Eco Stores

    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: A Beginners Guide

    April 12, 2019 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, LIFE
    Slow Fashion vs Fast Fashion | Biome Eco Stores

    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

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

    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

    April 11, 2019 • HOME, LIFE

    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

    April 9, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES, LIFE

    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

    April 3, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    DIY Deep Conditioning Hair Treatment | Biome Naked Beauty

    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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    4 Ways to Simplify your Autumn Skin Care Routine

    April 3, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    How to simplify your autumn skin care routine | Biome Eco Stores

    With autumn weather upon us, many of us are reaching for scrubs, clay masks and moisturisers to buff and nourish dry skin. An autumn skin care routine needn’t be complicated though. Read on as we show you four easy ways to simplify your autumn skin care routine, with eco friendly products made from close...

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