• Australian made

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

    September 12, 2019 • 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, GUIDES, HOME, 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

    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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    4 Must Have Products for your Natural Remedy Travel Kit

    April 9, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES, LIFE

    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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    How to support local, Australian made this festive season

    December 7, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE
    How to support local and Australian made this festive season | Biome Eco Stores

    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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    How to make your own nut milk: less waste, no additives and more value

    August 29, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, VEGAN
    How to make your own nut milk and what to do with the leftover nut milk pulp | Biome Eco Stores

    Today you can find and make your own delicious, creamy alternative milks from nuts and seeds that satisfy many dietary and philosophical needs.  There has been a dramatic growth in popularity of non-dairy milks for a range of reasons from dairy allergy and lactose intolerance, to consuming more plant-based foods for health, ethical and...

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    Are You Ready to Ban the Bag? Our Best Plastic Free Reusable Bags

    June 12, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Biome Eco Stores | Are You Ready to Ban the Bag | Our Best Plastic Free Reusable Bags | #BanTheBag

    Queensland, Western Australia and Victoria have joined South Australia, Northern Territory, Tasmania, and the ACT in a ban on the supply of single use lightweight plastic shopping bags. The ban has been introduced to reduce the impact of plastic pollution on our environment and especially on our marine life. We’re so excited to see...

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    How Rosehip Oil Can Help Soothe Dry, Sensitive Skin this Winter

    June 6, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, VEGAN
    How Rosehip Oil Can Help Soothe Dry, Sensitive Skin this Winter

    With the Winter months upon us, many of us experience dry and sensitive skin. But did you know there is a simple, nourishing oil that can be used to bring skin back to peak condition. Rich in essential fatty acids, Omega 3,6 an 9, vitamins and antioxidants, rosehip oil is loved by many for...

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    Solidteknics: Healthy, Australian Made Non-Stick Cookware That Will Last Generations

    May 10, 2018 • EAT, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Healthy Non-Stick Cookware That Will Last Generations | Solidteknics

    Would you knowingly cook with something that leaves a carcinogenic chemical in your body? All for the convenience of food sliding off the surface more easily? Unfortunately, this is the hidden cost of using some coated non-stick cookware. Fortunately, we have the highly regarded stainless steel Solidteknics with a non-stick coating that you build...

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    7 Natural Sleep Aids to Fall Asleep Faster

    May 4, 2018 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    7 Natural Sleep Aids to Fall Asleep Faster

    In this busy, stressed-out world, falling asleep is not always easy. Technology is constantly at our fingertips and often in the bedroom too. Lots of people have anxiety that is compounded by information overload, worry about children, ageing parents, mortgage stress… you name it. Added to this is less time for relaxation and exercise....

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    Make Your Own Seaweed & Salt Bath Soak

    May 3, 2018 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, VEGAN
    Make Your Own Seaweed & Salt Bath Soak | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care

    Salt bath soaks are fantastic for calming the body and skin, and this soak incorporates ginger and seaweed to help calm your mind and draw out impurities too. Using this soak will help relieve anxiety from your busy day, soothe aches and skin troubles, and exfoliate for softer skin. This salt bath soak is...

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    10 Ways to Use Muslin Cloth Around the Home

    April 18, 2018 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, EAT, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    How to use muslin cloth around the home | Biome Eco Stores

    Have you ever wanted one multi-purpose item that takes the place of many handy household items but doesn’t contribute to landfill waste at the end of its life? Did you think that one, healthy life hack can take the place of cosmetic wipes, sieves, food preparation and more? Something as baby-soft as it is...

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    How to Buy & Store Bread Without Plastic

    April 4, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Reduce plastic waste - Biome reusable bread bag

    Single use plastic is ubiquitous. It’s easy to pick up a loaf of bread, packaged in a single use plastic bag and tied with a small single use plastic bread clip without thinking about the consequences. But, as we are well aware, plastic that is made to be used for just a few days...

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    Natural Pest Control: How to Repel Pests Using Peppermint Oil

    April 3, 2018 • CLEAN, GUIDES, HOME
    Natural Pest Control: How to Repel Pests Using Peppermint Oil

    Peppermint oil has been used through the ages for a number of medicinal, cosmetic and food preparation purposes. It has an invigorating, uplifting aroma and can be used in aromatherapy to help create energy. But did you know that it is effective for natural pest control? Peppermint oil is a great alternative to the...

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    Eco Friendly Ways to Protect, Treat & Condition Hair

    March 16, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    Eco friendly ways to treat, protect and condition hair

    Is your hair looking less shiny than previously, feeling like it needs some extra nourishment, or are you looking for an eco friendly way to condition hair after using a shampoo bar that isn’t apple cider vinegar? It’s a fairly safe bet to say that everyone likes to have luscious locks. Read on as...

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