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    Why You Should Incorporate Turmeric Into Your Natural Skin Care Routine

    January 25, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    How to use turmeric in natural skin care

    What’s the big deal about turmeric? Turmeric has powerful health benefits. It is arguably best known for its use in Ayurvedic medicine and delicious curry. The benefits have been extensively researched and the jury is in – Turmeric is simply amazing for health. What is becoming better known in the West is that it is...

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    Cocoa, Mango & Shea Butter – A Guide to our Favourite Body Butters

    January 23, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES
    Mango butter, shea butter, cocoa butter

    When it comes to health and beauty, taking our cue from nature is usually the best way. In the case of deeply moisturising our bodies, this principle certainly applies. Mangoes, cacao beans and shea nuts – the bounty of nature that provides body butter infused with vitamins, antioxidants and fatty acids in a form...

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    Why is Jojoba Oil so Good for Skin?

    January 18, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    Jojoba oil for natural skin care

    Do you want a facial and body oil that is a good multi-tasker as well as being completely natural and from a low-maintenance crop? Jojoba Oil could be the hero you’ve been waiting for. First gaining popularity in the 1970’s (remember your mother or grandmother’s cosmetics cabinet?) the benefits of this oil are being...

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    Make Your Own Hair Detangler For Kids

    January 16, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES

    Did you know you can make your own hair detangler for kids (and adults!), in just a few minutes using simple, natural ingredients. Washing and brushing kids’ long hair can be frustrating. When cutting is just not an option, this gentle and moisturising hair detangler can be used everyday, to help unravel knots and...

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    Our Guide to the Best Water Bottles for Kids of all Ages

    January 5, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES

    Looking for a kids water bottle that can handle being knocked around and is free from harmful chemicals? Traditional plastic water bottles often contain toxic materials. They can release potentially harmful chemicals such as Bisphenol A (BPA) and Dioxin.  The negative health effects of these ingredients can show up over time. These chemicals are...

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    How to Play Finska – The Best Summer Holiday Game!

    December 19, 2017 • ECO HOME, GUIDES
    How to play Finska

    Fancy a game these holidays that the whole family can play? Want to get the kids outdoors and away from the screen? Something that gets you into the sunshine but makes you use your mathematics skills? If this sounds attractive, Finska is the game for your family these holidays. Based on ancient log tossing...

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    Your Guide to Biome’s Palm Oil Free Soap

    December 18, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES
    Palm oil free soap

    What is palm oil and why should we care about it? Sounds like a lovely tropical oil, right? Reminiscent of the reef oil we used to slather on ourselves back in the day? Forget the nostalgic connotations the name brings. Palm oil is actually the ingredient used in many cosmetics and food that is...

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    Safety Razor Review – Why We Love Them & Top Tips

    December 18, 2017 • BEAUTY, LIFE, STORIES
    Safety Razor Review

    At Biome, we love our safety razor.  Less irritation, longer between shaves, and smoother skin – who doesn’t want that? Caroline (our Brisbane Area Manager), Michele, (our Marketing & E-Commerce Manager), and Nancy (our Product Development Manager), all use their safety razors on the weekly basis, so they’ve given us a safety razor review! Safety Razor...

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    Your Guide to Palm Oil Free Make Up

    December 18, 2017 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    palm oil free make up feature

    Palm oil free makeup is both a rarity and an important purchase for those wanting to help the planet. But why exactly should we choose palm oil free? Why is it to hard to find palm oil free products? And what can we do to make sure we look great, and keep up the great...

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    Four of our Favourite Screen Free Gift Ideas for a Screen Free Christmas

    December 13, 2017 • ECO HOME, GUIDES
    screen free christmas

    A screen free Christmas, or at least the holidays with less screen time, is what we secretly hope for. And the great news is, by giving our children eco-friendly gifts that promote creativity and exploration, not only can we help them grow, but we can help the planet too. Four of our Favourite Screen...

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    Christmas Gifts That Keep Giving

    December 8, 2017 • CLEAN, EAT, GROW, GUIDES
    Urban Greens Window Sill Veggie Garden

    Christmas is almost here. By now you are probably thinking of gifts for loved ones and perhaps you have a nagging feeling that it is all a bit wasteful. So many ‘normal’ gifts end up in landfill or are made of dangerous plastic. To assuage your worries and give you a happy alternative, here...

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    7 Reasons To Try Huon Pine in Your Home

    December 8, 2017 • ECO HOME, LIFE
    huon pine feature

      Linii’s finely-milled Huon Pine is your best-smelling home solution. A chemical-free way to get rid of odour, pests and moisture, while supporting a palm-oil free, ethically-sourced Tassie product and business. Shop Linii Huon Pine here > But exactly why is it so great? In 7 reasons, you’ll see why. 1. Linii Huon Pine...

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    Four Reasons Meenoo is Your New Skin Buddy

    December 8, 2017 • BEAUTY, LIFE
    meenoo organics mousse

      Meenoo Organics has your back when it comes to natural, luxurious skincare, that is palm oil free and wonderfully nourishing. We currently stock their body mousses – amazing smelling lotions that are great for your skin and the Earth. Shop Meenoo Organics here > But why exactly is Meenoo so fabulous? Meenoo Body...

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    Eco Friendly Secret Santa Gifts under $20 Everyone will Love!

    November 28, 2017 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, LIFE
    Eco friendly Secret Santa gifts under $20

    The silly season is here. But with a little planning, Christmas shopping can be less ‘silly’ and friendlier to the earth. Here are our top 10 eco friendly Secret Santa gifts under $20 everyone will love. Gingerbread Folk Christmas Miniatures Gift Box A thoughtful box of festive shaped shortbread to put a smile on...

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    7 Reasons Hemp Food is Good for You & The Planet

    November 28, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE
    hemp food

    Did you know that it is now legal to eat hemp food in Australia?  Hemp foods are highly nutritious, a great form of vegan protein and omega fatty acids, gluten free, and as a crop, hemp is great for the environment and farmers. Shop our range of hemp food products here > Here are ...

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