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

    3 Simple Swaps - Wooden Combs & Brushes

    I want to… switch to wooden combs and brushes

    So you want to make the switch from plastic combs and brushes to those made from wood and natural fibres? Good for you! It’s so easy. Keep reading for our suggested swaps. Wooden brushes and combs are much gentler on your hair, may reduce frizz, and at the end of their life can be...

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    Why now is a great time to start body brushing or dry brushing

    Why now is a great time to start body brushing

    Body brushing (or dry brushing as some call it) is a much loved practice known to physically remove dead skin and improve the skin’s ability to eliminate toxins through the pores. It is a great practice to start in cooler, dryer weather, as it helps remove flaky, scaley, winter skin. But how do you do...

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    Viva La Body | Buy shampoo bars online Australia | Australian made beauty products

    Meet Jo & Micko from Viva La Body!

    Jo here, founder of Viva La Body. I was born and raised in Queensland and in 1992 moved to Darwin to go to Uni. I fell in love with Darwin and a certain human called Micko (he was raised in Melbourne) and never left!! Viva started back in 1999 on the kitchen bench in...

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    Vitamin C for skin care

    Want brighter skin? You’ll love these Vitamin C rich products

    For healthier, smoother, brighter, more glowy skin, Vitamin C is one of the best ingredients to add to your skin care routine. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant, and works to protect skin from UV damage and pollution, reduce skin inflammation, clear irregular pigmentation and promote healthy collagen production. The easiest way to incorporate...

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    Itchy skin after shaving? Try this | Biome Eco Stores

    Itchy skin after shaving? Try this

    If your skin gets itchy after shaving, it could be a sign of razor burn or folliculitis. Read on as we share some easy ways to help you avoid it. What is razor burn and folliculitis? Razor burn develops immediately after shaving and generally occurs when people dry shave, use an old, blunt blade,...

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    Teen and tween natural skin care

    The best natural skin care for teenage skin

    Started to notice signs of oily skin and acne on your teen? It might be time to start teaching them a basic skin care routine. Here we’ve compiled our top natural skin care products best suited to tween and teenage skin. All of these choices happen to be Australian made, palm oil free, cruelty...

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    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 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 out...

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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

    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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