• DIY RECIPES

    Make your own DIY skin care, body, hair & cleaning products
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    Create natural DIY skin care, hair care and home cleaning products with our recipes, ingredients, and containers.

    Find DIY recipes organised by type, ingredient and latest recipe below.

    No more complicated petrochemical formulations.  Here we show you how simple and economical it can be to make zero waste, plastic free products – so you know exactly what you are putting on your skin!

    In each Biome store and online, find Australia’s only Naked Beauty Bar  where you can buy the ingredients to make your own skin care, hair care and cleaning products.  Choose from ingredients in handy reusable glass jars or buy just the amount you need from our bulk range.  See our extensive range of refillable containers.

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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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    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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    Simple DIY projects for kids | Biome Eco Stores

    Simple DIY projects for kids

    Have fun creating these school holidays with our easy DIY projects for kids! We promise they’re fun for kids of all ages, as well as you! DIY lip balm Using our simple DIY lip balm recipe (young kids will need help and supervision as it requires melting ingredients on the stove) you can make...

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    3 Ways to Reusable Wax Wraps | DIY Reusable Wax Wraps | Ready Made Reusable Wax Wraps | Beeswax Wraps Recipe | Biome Eco Stores

    Three Ways to Reusable Wax Wraps

    Reusable wax wraps have been a game changer for many households around Australia, helping people to significantly reduce their day to day single use plastic waste. Use reusable wax wraps as you would plastic cling wrap – wrap up sandwiches and rolls, cut up fruit and vegetables, cheese and tofu. You can also cover...

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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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    DIY Cleaning | 5 Simple Ingredients to Clean Your Whole House Naturally | Biome Eco Stores

    Clean Your Home With These 5 Simple Ingredients!

    Cleaning your home with simple, natural ingredients is a really easy way to simplify your life, reduce waste, save money and remove toxins from your home. And did you know you can clean your entire home (or close to it) using items that you may already have on hand. From cleaning microwaves to floors,...

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

    DIY Natural Dry Dog Shampoo

    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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    4 Must Have Products for your Natural Remedy Travel Kit

    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 | Biome Naked Beauty

    DIY Deep Conditioning Hair Treatment

    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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    How to simplify your autumn skin care routine | Biome Eco Stores

    4 Ways to Simplify your Autumn Skin Care Routine

    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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    DIY Chocolate Lip Balm | Biome Naked Skin Care | Natural Beauty

    DIY Nourishing Choc Mint Lip balm

    This choc mint vegan lip balm will having you licking your lips all the way to Easter! Combining moisturising cocoa and shea butters, nourishing jojoba oil, real cocoa powder and 100% pure peppermint essential oil, this lip balm is super soft, smooth and makes for a great treat for chocolate lovers! DIY Chocolate Peppermint...

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    DIY perfume balm | Biome Eco Stores | Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    DIY Pretty Petals Rose Perfume Balm

    Our DIY perfume balm is a beautiful, simple, low tox way to create a pretty personal fragrance without harmful synthetic chemicals and fake smells. Combining nourishing shea and jojoba oil, as well as a range of pure essential oils, our DIY perfume balm is long lasting, customisable and easy to keep in your bag...

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    5 ways to fragrance your space without petrochemicals | Biome Eco Stores | Eco Friendly Cleaning

    5 ways to fragrance your space without petrochemicals

    Products like mainstream perfumes, plug in and propellent ‘air fresheners’, and even car deodorisers contain a myriad of harmful, synthetic, petrochemical derived ingredients. But there are lots of simple ways to fragrance your space naturally, without resorting to fake smells and synthetic, petrochemical derived ‘air fresheners’. Read on as we share five unique ways...

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