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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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    Practical gift ideas that you can eat, drink or read

    November 28, 2018 • EAT, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Practical gift ideas that you can eat, drink or read | Biome eco stores | Eco gift guide

    In the spirit of conscious gift giving, we have handpicked our favourite practical gift ideas that you can either eat, drink or read. We have practical gift ideas for everyone, all of which contribute to reducing waste, expanding skill sets, improving health and having fun. Podsta Reusable Coffee Pods   Podsta is a coffee...

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    Gift Ideas that Support a Circular Economy

    November 14, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Gift ideas that support a circular economy | Biome Eco Stores

    There are lots of innovative businesses moving towards and developing products to suit a circular economy, and what better time to support these businesses than at Christmas time, when lots of purchasing and gift giving takes place. Here at Biome we are excited to be able to bring you practical gift ideas that have...

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    DIY Heavenly Petals Soothing Bath Tea

    June 7, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    DIY Heavenly Petals Soothing Bath Tea

    Time to take a relaxing, soothing break for yourself. Our heavenly petals soothing bath tea combines a beneficial selection of petals, herbs, salts and essential oils. Tasmanian sea salt and Epsom salt work to relax the muscles, aid stress release and increase circulation, while the petals, herbs and essential oils will calm the mind...

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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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    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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    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 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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    7 Ways to Use Soapberries to Clean Around the Home

    April 13, 2018 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, HOME, VEGAN
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    Soapberries are a natural, hypoallergenic, grey water safe, palm oil free, vegan household cleaning solution that actually works! But what many people don’t know is how multipurpose they are. Not only are they fantastic as a natural laundry detergent, you can use soapberries as an all purpose cleaner, shampoo, body soap, dish detergent, and...

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    Make Your Own Nourishing Hemp Body Scrub

    April 11, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, VEGAN
    Make Your Own Nourishing Hemp Body Scrub | Biome Eco Stores

    It may sound counter intuitive to exfoliate dry skin, but this Hemp Body Scrub buffs away dead skin cells and moisturises at the same time. Hemp contains many nourishing components, including animo and fatty acids, and hemp seed oil is incredibly moisturising. It’s just the recipe for dry, flaky skin in need of some...

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    Easy DIY Coconut & Shea Body Whip

    April 4, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    Make your own body whip, body butter and body moisturiser - Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    A luxurious, rich body moisturiser helps to moisturise, hydrate, heal and condition skin. While mainstream body whip, body butter and moisturising cream can be expensive, and wasteful if you consider their packaging, it is actually really easy and cost effective to make your own. Here are the benefits of each ingredient we’ve used. Coconut...

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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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