• ethically sourced

    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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    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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    DIY Natural Perfume Oil

    April 18, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, VEGAN
    DIY Natural Perfume Oil | Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    Our DIY natural perfume is an easy, toxin free fragrance to use day to day. Keep it with you in your bag or leave by the bed to touch up as needed. Combining a delicate selection of dried petals and essential oils, our DIY natural perfume oil will help to uplift, soothe and calm...

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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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    10 Ways to Use Epsom Salt Around the Home

    April 13, 2018 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, GROW, GUIDES, HOME, VEGAN
    How to use Epsom salt around the home | Biome Eco Stores

    Epsom salt has a long history of use around the home, in health, beauty, cleaning and gardening. A magnesium-based salt, instead of sodium-based like table salt, Epsom is full of minerals and beneficial properties. So here are 10 ways you can use Epsom salt around the home. 10 Ways to Use Epsom Salt Around...

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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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    4 Food Storage Ideas For Your Pantry That Aren’t Plastic

    March 22, 2018 • CLEAN, EAT, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, VEGAN
    Plastic free food storage solutions - Biome Eco Stores

    Are you concerned about the health implications associated with plastic food storage and looking for plastic free ways to store food in the pantry? Or perhaps you have been inspired to create a Pinterest worthy pantry that is neat and organised. Old fashioned solutions continue to stand the test of time. Continue reading as...

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    How to Choose Ethical Chocolate that is Healthy & Delicious

    March 21, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES, VEGAN
    Where to find ethical chocolate - nut free, dairy free, vegan and palm oil free chocolate - Biome Eco Stores

    Chocolate – one of life’s universal pleasures. Really, it should be added to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs! But the production of it is oftentimes a contentious issue. Awareness around production and the cost to small producers in developing countries is coming to the fore. Here are some ways to make ethical chocolate purchases this...

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    Make Your Own Natural Foundation Powder

    Make Your Own Natural Foundation Powder - DIY Skin Care - Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    While there is some excellent natural, palm oil free makeup available, arguably the cheapest, easiest and most natural foundation is one which you make yourself. You can find all of the raw ingredients you need at Biome’s Naked Beauty Bar. Our DIY natural foundation powder combines a range of gentle, beneficial clays, cacao and...

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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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    Make Your Own Acne Treatment Stick

    Make your own acne treatment stick - Biome Naked Beauty Bar - DIY skin care

    Our DIY acne treatment stick, which combines healing beeswax, calming shea butter, and antibacterial coconut oil and essential oils, can be applied on any pimple or breakout-prone area to naturally soothe and heal. Below we’ve outlined the benefits of each of the ingredients used. Beeswax is healing and high in Vitamin A. Shea Butter reduces...

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    The Conscious Step Story, Save the World with Socks!

    March 2, 2018 • GUIDES, HOME, VEGAN
    conscious step feature

    No matter who we are, we can always take a Conscious Step towards helping the issues that matter to us. With so many environmental, health, and humanitarian crises in the world today, it can be easy to feel helpless and overwhelmed, not knowing how or where to help. But sometimes, it can be as...

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    How To Make Your Own DIY Natural Dishwasher Detergent Tablets

    February 21, 2018 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, HOME
    Make your own DIY dishwasher detergent tablets - toxin free cleaning products

    Making your own natural dishwasher detergent tablets means never relying on the store-bought stuff again! Ditch the synthetic detergents and wasteful plastic packaging – this DIY doesn’t take long to prepare, can be used with any dishwasher, and keeps dishes sparkling clean, naturally. Bi-Carb & Citric Acid have powerful cleansing powers and create the fizz in your...

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    How To Make Your Own Vegan Furniture Polish

    February 21, 2018 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, VEGAN
    How to make your own vegan furniture polish

    Take care of your furniture and the planet, cruelty-free, with this vegan furniture polish! Through three main, natural ingredients, you’ll improve the condition and longevity of your furniture, leave them smelling divine, all without petrochemicals, beeswax or other animal-based products. Candelilla Wax makes a great wax alternative for vegans. It works to the bind ingredients...

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