• essential oils

    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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    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 Your Own Homemade Toothpaste

    April 16, 2022 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Biome Naked Beauty Bar - How to make your own natural toothpaste

    The toothpaste you use can have an impact on your health, the health of your family, and the health of the planet. Most commercial toothpaste formulas contain ingredients that we know many of you want to avoid — artificial colours/dyes, synthetic flavours, artificial sweeteners, triclosan, palm-derived glycerin, sodium lauryl sulphate, fluoride, microbeads, just to...

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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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    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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    Clean Your Home With These 5 Simple Ingredients!

    July 24, 2019 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES
    DIY Cleaning | 5 Simple Ingredients to Clean Your Whole House Naturally | Biome Eco Stores

    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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    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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    DIY Pretty Petals Rose Perfume Balm

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

    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

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

    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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    DIY Pantry Bug Buster & Scented Drawer Sachet

    February 26, 2019 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    DIY Pantry Bug Buster & Scented Drawer Sachet | Biome Naked Beauty | DIY Cleaning

    Freshen up and deter moths, insects and other pantry and wardrobe pests with these pretty scented sachets. Depending on the essential oils used, you can create a sachet for keeping drawers, cupboards and wardrobes smelling fresh, or a bug buster sachet for keeping your pantry free from ants, weevils and other insects. This pantry...

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    Easy DIY Mosquito Repellant

    February 19, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    Make your own easy DIY mosquito deterrent | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | Biome Eco Stores

    Avoid harmful chemicals like DEET and deter mosquitoes and biting insects naturally with our easy DIY mosquito repellant recipe. Combining apple cider vinegar and a blend of essential oils that mosquitoes and sandflies just hate, you can enjoy your picnic or hike in the bush without pesky mozzies buzzing around or harmful chemicals on...

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    DIY Makeup Remover Pads

    February 7, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Make your own make up remover pads | Biome Naked Beauty

    For healthy, clear and glowing skin, it is important to take off your makeup before you go to sleep each night. Makeup remover wipes are convenient and easy to use, but are wasteful and often full of harmful ingredients. But what if you could make your own makeup remover pads using simple, natural ingredients,...

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    DIY Natural Dusting & Polishing Spray

    January 29, 2019 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, ECO HOME
    DIY Dusting & Polishing Spray | Biome Green Cleaning Ideas | DIY Cleaning Recipe

    Our DIY Natural Dusting & Polishing Spray combines simple pantry ingredients and a special combination of pure essential oils to help you dust and revive furniture surfaces and lightly polish. It works particularly well on wooden surfaces (see note with caution below) and will leave your space smelling clean and fresh. Find the recipe...

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    Make Your Own Cooling Rhassoul Clay Hair & Scalp Mask

    January 16, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Make your own rhassoul clay (moroccan lava clay) hair and scalp mask | Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    This is such a great DIY hair care recipe for those hot days, as it helps you to keep cool naturally and leaves hair looking and feeling great. Our cooling Rhassoul Clay (Moroccan Lava Clay) Hair & Scalp Mask will cleanse the scalp, soothe inflammation, reduce flaking and dandruff, invigorate and cool you down....

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    DIY Festive Bath Bombs

    December 11, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, VEGAN
    DIY Festive Bath Bombs | DIY Skin Care | Biome Naked Beauty | Biome Eco Stores

    Our DIY festive bath bombs smell just like Christmas in Australia! Combining traditional festive spices with a hint of classic Australian lemon myrtle, soothing Epsom salts and moisturising castor oil, our DIY festive bath bombs will help you wind down and get straight into that Christmas spirit. Use these DIY festive bath bombs for...

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