• Australian made

    Gift Ideas for Teachers: Practical and Thoughtful – Biome

    May 19, 2022 • GUIDES, LIFE
    Eco Friendly Gifts for Teachers

    The end of the year is fast approaching and everyone’s to-do list is growing. One group that will undoubtedly be counting down the days – no matter how much they love their job – are teachers. And who is more deserving of a great gift? Whether you are looking for a gift for your...

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    Are your skin care products evaporating into thin air?

    March 25, 2022 • BEAUTY, LIFE
    Water-free skin care | Shop Mokosh at Biome | Blog Post

    Did you know: up to 80% of a bottle of water-based moisturiser will literally evaporate into thin air once applied! Most skin care products are majority water. If you see ‘aqua’, ‘aloe vera juice’ or ‘hydrosol’ at the start of the ingredients list, then that product is likely comprised of up to 80% water....

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    Meet the Founder of Dindi Naturals

    February 8, 2022 • STORIES
    Dindi Naturals skin and body care shop now at Biome

    Dindi Naturals luxurious skin care and body products harness the power of rare native botanicals, Australian plant oils and pure essential oils to soothe, nourish and revitalise the skin.  Dindi Naturals products are produced by hand in small batches in Murrindindi Shire, Victoria, Australia and are palm oil free, cruelty free and gentle on both...

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    The best fragrance free soaps for sensitive skin

    November 17, 2021 • CLEAN, ECO HOME, LIFE
    Best fragrance free soaps for sensitive skin including babies and children

    Many soaps and body washes available in supermarkets and chemists that are marketed towards those with sensitive skin are actually full of known skin irritants themselves (Lauric Acid, Tetrasodium Etidronate, Alumina, for example). But we’ve found these natural, fragrance free free soaps for sensitive skin that you can absolutely trust! They’re all guaranteed palm...

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    Where to Find Australian Grown & Produced Eucalyptus Essential Oil

    September 29, 2021 • CLEAN, ECO HOME, Laundry, LIFE
    Essentially Australia Australian made and produced eucalyptus essential oil

    Although native to Australia and considered a quintessential Australian scent, many of the eucalyptus essential oils available for sale in Australia have been produced in China. Among the network marketing brands and those sold in supermarkets and chemists, few use eucalyptus oil grown here. In fact, of the approximately 7,000 tonnes of eucalyptus oil...

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    Why this liquid fertiliser (that doesn’t smell!) is best for indoor plants

    September 23, 2021 • GROW, LIFE
    The Plant Runner Indoor Plant Food Liquid Fertiliser

    If your #plantgoals aren’t exactly matching your plant reality, we want to let you in on one of the best secrets to hit the plant-parent community: Indoor Plant Food. Developed by two sustainably minded horticulturalists, this specialised elixir is easy to apply, won’t stink out your house and will help your plant-baby thrive. Why...

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    The light yet hydrating Kakadu brightening serum all skin types are loving

    September 23, 2021 • BEAUTY, LIFE
    The light yet hydrating brightening serum all skin types are loving

    When the award Gods speak, we listen – and when everyday shoppers share their honest reviews, we listen just as closely. Retreatment Botanics fave Kakadu Brightening Serum has gained fans across the board, which is unsurprising considering its origins. As the brainchild of the ever-luminous Olivia Newton-John and her friends from Gaia Retreat & Resort...

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    7 Ways to Use Cannabella Hemp Jelly!

    September 15, 2021 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, LIFE
    Cannabella Hemp Jelly - 7 ways to use this multipurpose Australian made skin care remedy

    Cannabella’s Hemp Jelly is the ultimate all-rounder for the face, hair and body. Packed full of unfiltered hemp seed oil, an incredible multi-purpose power ingredient, Hemp Jelly works to lock in moisture and helps to repair, renew and hydrate damaged skin. Read on for seven ways you can use this versatile botanical balm everyday!...

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    Small eco friendly New South Wales businesses to support

    June 29, 2021 • GUIDES, LIFE
    Small NSW producers to support

    We are passionate about supporting small Australian businesses who produce planet-friendly products, and are proud to provide a marketplace for so many. The Australian state of New South Wales is full of wonderful businesses who make toxin free, palm oil free and low waste alternatives, the likes of which are contributing to a healthier...

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    Support Western Australian small business through tough times

    February 3, 2021 • GUIDES, LIFE
    Western Australian businesses to support during lockdown

    Western Australia is home to a vibrant range of small, planet friendly businesses, and we are thrilled to be able to bring you so many toxin free, palm oil free, and low waste alternatives produced in this this wonderful state. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and the recent lockdown in parts of the...

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    How to Break Up with Plastic Cling Wrap this Festive Season

    December 10, 2019 • EAT, ECO HOME, GUIDES
    Plastic Wrap Alternatives | How To Break Up With Plastic Cling Wrap | Biome Eco Stores

    If there is an ideal time to find less-wasteful, safe alternatives to plastic cling wrap, now is it. With all the plates of food, leftovers, and transporting delicious spreads to parties and picnics, we need a hygienic way to cover and contain our food. So why not do so zero waste style? At Biome, we...

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    5 ways to support local, Australian made this festive season

    November 21, 2019 • GUIDES, LIFE
    5 ways to support local, australian made this christmas

    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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    Home Grown Heroes – Why Australian Made Fashion Labels need your support!

    September 12, 2019 • FASHION, GROW, LIFE, STORIES
    Tasi Group | Biome Eco Stores

    By The Unmaterial Girl Did you know that only around 8% of the clothing sold in Australia was made here? This means that a whopping 92% of the garments we buy and wear were sourced, sewn, packaged and imported from overseas. The effect this has on our local fashion industry is huge, meaning Australian...

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    What’s Wrong With Aussie Salt?

    August 1, 2019 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, ECO HOME, GUIDES, LIFE
    What's wrong with Aussie salt? Biome Eco Stores

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

    June 12, 2019 • BEAUTY, GUIDES

    Oil pulling is an Ayurvedic practice that is said to purify the mouth of toxins and bacteria and improve gum health and even gut 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 however...

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