• DIY

    How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes Naturally

    May 25, 2022 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, LIFE
    How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes Naturally

    Summer is here, and so are the mozzies. Those pesky little guys manage to find their way onto the surface of your skin even when you’re indoors. Many of us opt for commercial sprays and repellents, but these products often contain a number of harsh chemicals that can be irritating on the skin and...

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    How to Make Furniture Polish with Coconut Oil

    May 25, 2022 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, VEGAN
    How to make your own vegan furniture polish

      We’ll let you in on a little secret: you can keep your home free of toxins and chemicals without compromising on the appearance of your furniture. If your home is fitted with wooden surfaces, you’ll know how important it is to treat the wood to prevent damage. But if you’re looking to avoid...

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    Cleaning with Baking Soda and Vinegar – DIY All the Way!

    May 24, 2022 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES
    Cleaning with Baking Soda and Vinegar - DIY All the Way

    Cleaning your home with simple, natural ingredients is a great way to limit waste, save money, and protect your home and the environment from toxins. While they sound a little too good to be true, chemical-free cleaning products can be whipped up using just a few ingredients you likely already have stored away in...

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    Feeling Fresh With The DIY Coconut Oil Hair Conditioner

    April 17, 2022 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Feeling Fresh With The DIY Coconut Oil Hair Conditioner

    Organic hair products are on the rise, and for good reason! They’re free of all the nasties you’ll find in regular hair care products — think chemicals, pesticides, synthetics, palm oil, and harsh detergents. If you’ve switched to a natural shampoo bar and miss conditioner (and don’t like rinsing with apple cider vinegar), this...

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    How to make a natural homemade mouthwash with Biome

    Make your own natural mouthwash - Biome Naked Beauty Bar - DIY skin care

    Perhaps you’re researching natural mouthwash because you saw the term splashed across a label at the supermarket, or maybe you heard it in passing. Well, here is a rundown of what it is, the ingredients we use, and a little recipe that is great for bad breath, oral hygiene, avoiding tooth decay, and a...

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    Dry skin? Soothe it with shea, not synthetics!

    June 10, 2020 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES

    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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    Why Oxygen Bleach is Better Than Chlorine Bleach & How to Use it For Cleaning

    March 20, 2020 • CLEAN, ECO HOME, GUIDES, Laundry
    Washing with oxygen bleach is better than chlorine bleach

    Do you dislike entering a bathroom that’s just been cleaned with chlorine bleach or ammonia? Your lungs constrict from breathing in the fumes and you want to leave as quickly as possible. Many harmful chemicals like chlorine bleach have become commonplace in our homes as we are fed the dream of effortlessly clean and...

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    Make Your Own Mozzie Repellent & Soothing Calamine Lotion

    February 20, 2020 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, ECO HOME, LIFE
    Make Your Own Mozzie Repellent & Soothing Calamine Lotion | Biome Eco Stores | DIY Skin Care

    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

    December 18, 2019 • DIY RECIPES, GROW, GUIDES, LIFE
    Simple DIY projects for kids | Biome Eco Stores

    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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    Meet the Maker – Belinda Smith, Blue Jean Sisters Project

    March 29, 2019 • FASHION, STORIES
    Meet the Maker - Blue Jeans Project | Biome Eco Stores

    ‘Blue Jean Sisters’ project is an art installation highlighting human rights in the fashion industry. Modern Slavery effects 40 million people globally and women and girls make up over 70% of those effected. The goal for the installation is to make 2000 bobblehead dolls, individually handmade. While made from the same pattern and material, every doll will...

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    Luscious, Hydrating Coconut Lip Balm

    June 28, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    Make your own coconut lip balm | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | Biome Eco Stores

    Our coconut lip balm combines moisturising coconut oil, luxurious mango butter, and an uplifting combination of essential oils that will transport you to the tropics! It will keep your lips hydrated and healthy all year round, plus will save you money and waste. Our DIY coconut lip balm is so incredibly easy to make...

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    Make Your Own “No Cook” Natural Mascara & Eyeliner

    May 30, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, VEGAN
    Make your own DIY natural mascara and natural eye liner | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | Biome Eco Stores

    A simple, natural mascara and eyeliner recipe that requires no melting of ingredients! Quick and easy, and you can upcycle old mascara wands and containers in the process. Below we outline the benefits of ingredients used. Activated Charcoal has a strong, dark colour that makes it perfect for DIY eyeliner and mascara. It is also...

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    DIY Seaweed, Green Tea & Epsom Salt Bath Bomb

    DIY Bath Bombs | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care

    A beautifully-scented bath bomb that is great for your skin and well being. Essential oils help calm your mind, while Epsom salts relax, seaweed detoxifies, and green tea soothes. Lovely to make as a gift or use to relax after a long day. Citric Acid is an alpha-hydroxy acid that stimulates collagen production and...

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    DIY Rosemary & Lavender Bath Melts

    DIY Rosemary & Lavender Bath Melts | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care

    These bath melts will help relax your skin and mind. Oats, butters and oils soothe and nourish itchy and irritated skin, while lavender and rosemary fight skin troubles and calm the mind. Treat yourself to these gorgeous-looking melts or make them as a gift! Apricot Kernel Oil is a light carrier oil and a great...

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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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