• BEAUTY

    Natural beauty products and ideas, the best natural products for you, and how to shop earth friendly beauty products according to your values.

    We answer your menstrual product FAQs! | Biome Eco Stores

    We answer your top menstrual product questions!

    We get quite a lot of questions relating our our range of menstrual products in-store, so we’ve collated them here and answered them for you in the one blog post. Read on to learn more about our range of cups, reusable pads, period proof underwear and more. Menstrual Cup FAQs How do I work...

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    Dry skin? Soothe it with shea, not synthetics!

    Shea is your hero ingredient to help skin and hair through the ravages of winter weather extremes! Ingredients found in mainstream ‘moisturisers’ can actually be drying and irritating (more on that below), while 100% natural shea butter extracted from the African shea nut is packed full of vitamins, nutrients and essential fatty acids to...

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    What's the difference between our shampoo bars? | Biome Eco Stores

    What’s the difference between our shampoo bars?

    Looking to switch to a solid shampoo bar? That’s great! You’ll be saving so much plastic packaging waste, avoiding petrochemical derived ingredients, and you may end up with the best hair you’ve ever had! But where to start!? With such a wide range of shampoo bars available at Biome, how do you choose the...

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    How to avoid damage to your skin from all this hand washing!

    It has just dawned on me that the burning sensation I’m experiencing on my hands is due to the multiple times I’m washing them and applying hand sanitiser every day – even though I use natural soap and sanitiser free from irritating synthetic fragrances, preservatives and petrochemicals. Repetitive hand washing can damage the integrity...

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    How to dye hair at home using natural hair colour | How to use natural hair dye | Biome Eco Stores

    How to dye hair at home using natural hair colour

    We recommend you embrace your hair however you wish, and if you want to embrace it with colour we highly recommend the Desert Shadow range of certified organic natural hair dye. They have been a staff favourite at Biome for years, and while it is not a quick process (it can take up to...

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    Do natural hand sanitisers work? Can you make your own?

    With the outbreak of the serious virus COVID-19, known as coronavirus, we are naturally concerned about whether natural hand sanitisers will be as effective as synthetic chemicals.  Here, we explain how best to sanitise your hands, the toxic chemicals you can do without, and how to make your own hand sanitiser. Many natural hand...

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    Make Your Own Mozzie Repellent & Soothing Calamine Lotion | Biome Eco Stores | DIY Skin Care

    Make Your Own Mozzie Repellent & Soothing Calamine Lotion

    The mozzies are out, so this week we have two great DIY recipes for you to keep on hand. One to keep mozzies at bay and another to soothe bites if you are bitten. Both are 100% natural, easy to make, gentle, yet effective. Natural ways to deter mozzies and insects Burning sandalwood incense or sandalwood...

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    How to improve gut health with diatomaceous earth | Biome Eco Stores

    4 Ways Diatomaceous Earth Can Help Improve Gut Health

    For glowing gut health there is a substance that is gaining popularity and is quite the innovative ingredient care of mother nature! This substance is Diatomaceous Earth and it can be used for many purposes but in this post we will concentrate on its amazing effects on gut health and bloating. Read on for...

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    10 easy ways to improve gut health | Lee Holmes of Supercharged Food and Love Your Gut diatomaceous earth powder | Biome Eco Stores

    10 Easy Ways to Improve Gut Health

    Ways to improve gut health and gut problems are at the forefront of many people’s health concerns: bloating, constipation, indigestion, food intolerance. But did you know that an unhealthy gut has also been linked to other medical issues? Evidence suggests there is a significant link between the human digestive system and overall physical and...

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    Low waste Summer care that could also save you money! | Biome Eco Stores | Natural Skin Care

    Low waste Summer skin care that could also save you money!

    Our sweaty Summer months are well and truely here, so we’ve picked our favourite low waste products to help get your skin through it. It just so happens these products might save money too! Read on to find out more. Try an oil cleanser packaged in a glass bottle Take a small amount of...

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    You can get refills for that?! | Refill and bulk options at Biome Eco Stores

    You Can Get Refills for That?!

    Purchasing refills or items in bulk will save packaging waste, reduce waste ending up in landfill, and will often save you money too (it’s often cheaper per kg/ml). And you won’t believe the kind of things you can buy in bulk or buy refills for. From Bokashi grain to dental floss, deodorant to soapberries,...

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    6 powerful plant extracts and why they're so good for your skin | Biome Eco Stores

    6 Powerful Plant Extracts & Why They’re Good For Your Skin

    Our skin thrives under minimally processed, close to nature ingredients incorporating fruit, nut, herb and plant extracts. They are powerful too – certain plant extracts can improve circulation, reduce the appearance of hyper-pigmentation, fight off free radical damage, stimulate the production of collagen and even combat breakouts! There is no need to rely on synthetic...

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    Face and body scrubs to make at home | Biome Eco Stores

    Our Top Five Best Natural Exfoliants

    One of the key steps to radiant, healthy skin is regular exfoliation to remove dry, dead skin cells. The problem with many store-bought scrubs though is that they contain things like plastic microbeads, palm oil or palm derived ingredients, sodium lauryl sulphate, and synthetic colours, fragrances and preservatives – ingredients that are no good...

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