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    3 Ways to Avoid Hidden Palm Oil this Festive Season

    December 14, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE
    How to avoid hidden palm oil this festive season | Palm oil free alternatives | Biome Eco Stores

    Palm oil monoculture is responsible for immense deforestation, carbon emissions from peat lands, fires, animal deaths and human rights abuses in Indonesia and Malaysia. However, as palm oil is a hidden ingredient in almost every way it is used, avoiding it can be difficult. Sunscreen, deodorant and candles are three common items used at this...

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    Eco Gift Ideas That Won’t Get Dumped

    December 13, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Gift ideas that won't get dumped | Biome Eco Stores | Eco Gift Ideas

    Galaxy research suggests that each Christmas Australians spend over $1 billion in unwanted gifts that will eventually end up in landfill. Here at Biome though we champion gift ideas that are practical, built to last or that are designed to biodegrade at the end of its life. So continue reading as we share our...

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    DIY Festive Bath Bombs

    December 11, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, VEGAN
    DIY Festive Bath Bombs | DIY Skin Care | Biome Naked Beauty | Biome Eco Stores

    Our DIY festive bath bombs smell just like Christmas in Australia! Combining traditional festive spices with a hint of classic Australian lemon myrtle, soothing Epsom salts and moisturising castor oil, our DIY festive bath bombs will help you wind down and get straight into that Christmas spirit. Use these DIY festive bath bombs for...

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    How to support local, Australian made this festive season

    December 7, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE
    How to support local and Australian made this festive season | Biome Eco Stores

    There are lots of ways you can support Australian made this festive season, whether it’s gift giving, entertaining, dressing up or protecting your body. Read on as we share some of our favourite Australian made gift ideas, decorations, fashion, entertaining and summer skin care essentials. Australian made gift cards and decorations Earth Greetings Christmas...

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    DIY Laundry Freshener

    December 5, 2018 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    DIY Laundry Freshener | Biome Green Cleaning Recipe

    Our DIY laundry freshener recipe is a great replacement for commercial chemical laden fabric softeners. It is easy to make, contains safe, natural ingredients, and will leave your washing with a clean scent and soften linen and towels as well.   DIY Laundry Freshener Ingredients 2 cups Epsom salt 2 tbsp bi carb 40...

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    Our Top Low Waste Vegan Skin Care Products & Body Care Products

    November 29, 2018 • BEAUTY, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, VEGAN
    Our Top Vegan Skin Care Products and Body Care Products | Palm Oil Free, Zero Waste, Toxin Free | Biome Eco Stores

    Here at Biome we have a huge range of vegan skin care products and body care products that are also low waste and toxin free. In fact, we have just about all of the essentials you will likely need! So read on as we share our top low waste vegan skin care products and body...

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    Practical gift ideas that you can eat, drink or read

    November 28, 2018 • EAT, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Practical gift ideas that you can eat, drink or read | Biome eco stores | Eco gift guide

    In the spirit of conscious gift giving, we have handpicked our favourite practical gift ideas that you can either eat, drink or read. We have practical gift ideas for everyone, all of which contribute to reducing waste, expanding skill sets, improving health and having fun. Podsta Reusable Coffee Pods   Podsta is a coffee...

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    How to Simplify Your Skin Care Routine with Oils

    November 22, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES, LIFE
    How to use oils in your skin care routine | Biome Naked Beauty | Biome Eco Stores

    Your skin care routine needn’t be complicated, and we don’t believe you need to spend a large amount of money on multiple skin care products to get great results. In fact a few simple, natural, high performing, multipurpose skin care products is all you need to cleanse, moisturise, exfoliate and mask as needed. When...

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    DIY Vegan Natural Deodorant Recipe

    November 21, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, VEGAN
    DIY Vegan Bi-Carb Free Natural Deodorant Recipe | Biome Naked Beauty | DIY Skin Care | Biome Eco Stores

    Our vegan, bi-carb free DIY natural deodorant paste is a dream to put on and leaves underarms soft, protected and odour free. Our DIY natural deodorant recipe combines soothing and ultra-moisturising cocoa and shea butters, coconut oil to eliminate bacteria, yeast and fungi, with vegan candelilla wax to protect, and arrowroot and kaolin white...

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    DIY Anti Dandruff Conditioning Spritz

    November 14, 2018 • LIFE
    DIY Anti Dandruff Spritz | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care | Biome Eco Stores

    Our DIY anti dandruff spritz combines lavender and rosemary to help soothe scalp and relieve dandruff while stimulating healthy hair growth and conditioning hair. It smells wonderful, is gentle enough to use daily and is particularly ideal for dark hair. Find out how to make our DIY anti dandruff conditioning spritz below. How to...

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    Gift Ideas that Support a Circular Economy

    November 14, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Gift ideas that support a circular economy | Biome Eco Stores

    There are lots of innovative businesses moving towards and developing products to suit a circular economy, and what better time to support these businesses than at Christmas time, when lots of purchasing and gift giving takes place. Here at Biome we are excited to be able to bring you practical gift ideas that have...

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    5 Ways to be a Conscious Consumer this Christmas

    November 7, 2018 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    5 Ways to be a Conscious Consumer this Christmas | Biome Eco Stores

    Christmas is a time when a lot of purchases take place. We buy gifts, we decorate, we entertain, we might even buy new clothes. But how can you be more mindful about these purchases at Christmas? How can you be a conscious consumer? Read on as we show you how. What is a conscious...

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    DIY Flower Garden Tea

    November 7, 2018 • DIY RECIPES, EAT, LIFE
    DIY Flower Garden Tea | Biome Eco Stores

    Christmas is just around the corner, and when it comes to conscious gift giving what’s better than making a gift yourself! So our latest DIY recipe is a beautiful batch of beneficial herbal tea. This recipe makes quite a bit (4 1/2 cups) so you can fill up multiple pretty jars and gift to...

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    DIY Soapberry Washing Up Liquid

    Make Your Own DIY Soapberry Washing Up Liquid

    So many of you love using soapberries to wash your clothes (and why wouldn’t you – they’re organic, natural, hypoallergenic, plastic free, palm oil free, compostable and they work!), but did you know you can turn them into a washing up liquid too? Read on as we show you how to make a natural...

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    Plastic Free Kitchen Ideas You Might Not Have Thought Of

    November 1, 2018 • CLEAN, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Plastic free kitchen accessories you've never thought of | Zero Waste Ideas | Biome Eco Stores

    Reduce plastic in your kitchen with these simple swaps.  From cooking to cleaning, a kitchen with little to no plastic is possible. Read on as we show you how! Stainless steel ice cube tray Imagine an ice cube tray that doesn’t end up snapping from too much twisting, and a tray so well built...

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