• BEAUTY

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

    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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    How to use a safety razor (and avoid nicks!)

    The stainless steel safety razor is back in a big way, and will help you put an end to throwaway plastic razors! So, why are they so great, how do you use them, and how do you avoid nicking yourself? Read on to find out. Why are reusable safety razors so great? Zero waste...

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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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    How to achieve naturally beautiful buff nails | Biome Eco Stores

    How to achieve naturally beautiful buff nails

    Beautiful ‘buff’ nails are all about giving your hands, feet and nails a whole lotta love, and nurturing their natural beauty, rather than covering up with polish what you may see as imperfections. Nails that constantly break or peel could signal being dried out. Frequent hand washing, washing the dishes without gloves, dry weather,...

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    What's wrong with Aussie salt? Biome Eco Stores

    What’s Wrong With Aussie Salt?

    Nothing! So why are our supermarket and specialty store shelves brimming with Himalayan rock salt varieties used across food to body care? Especially when we know how great our Aussie alternatives are! In fact, there are many Australian grown or harvested products that we think are better than the imported options, and here we...

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    Plastic Free Deodorant | Toxin Free Natural Deodorant | Biome Eco Stores

    Plastic Free Deodorants – How To Choose The Right One For You

    It is exciting to see so many plastic free deodorants available now, but with so many choices, how do you pick the right one for you? Whether you have sensitive skin or are vegan, prefer a deodorant paste or hands free application, Biome has a plastic free deodorant for you! The following deodorants are...

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

    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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