• natural beauty

    Biome Wins Top Sustainable Retailer Award!

    April 27, 2022 • LIFE
    Biome wins Top Sustainable Retailer award

    Biome’s commitment to taking sustainability seriously has been recognised with the Top Sustainable Retailer in Australia award by Power Retail! What makes Biome Australia’s Top Sustainable Retailer? Since our beginning in 2003, long before sustainability was a buzz word, we’ve built a reputation as a trailblazing eco friendly retailer that aims to help our customers live...

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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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    How To Exfoliate Skin Naturally

    April 12, 2022 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES, LIFE
    Face and body scrubs to make at home | Biome Eco Stores

    One of the key steps to radiant, healthy skin is regular exfoliation to remove dry, dead skin cells. The problem with many store-bought scrubs is that they contain things like plastic microbeads, palm oil or palm-derived ingredients, sodium lauryl sulphate, and synthetic colours, fragrances, and preservatives – ingredients that are no good to anyone...

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    Meet the Founder of Dindi Naturals

    February 8, 2022 • STORIES
    Dindi Naturals skin and body care shop now at Biome

    Dindi Naturals luxurious skin care and body products harness the power of rare native botanicals, Australian plant oils and pure essential oils to soothe, nourish and revitalise the skin.  Dindi Naturals products are produced by hand in small batches in Murrindindi Shire, Victoria, Australia and are palm oil free, cruelty free and gentle on both...

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    The light yet hydrating Kakadu brightening serum all skin types are loving

    September 23, 2021 • BEAUTY, LIFE
    The light yet hydrating brightening serum all skin types are loving

    When the award Gods speak, we listen – and when everyday shoppers share their honest reviews, we listen just as closely. Retreatment Botanics fave Kakadu Brightening Serum has gained fans across the board, which is unsurprising considering its origins. As the brainchild of the ever-luminous Olivia Newton-John and her friends from Gaia Retreat & Resort...

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    Why now is a great time to start body brushing

    May 26, 2021 • BEAUTY
    Why now is a great time to start body brushing or dry brushing

    Body brushing (or dry brushing as some call it) is a much loved practice known to physically remove dead skin and improve the skin’s ability to eliminate toxins through the pores. It is a great practice to start in cooler, dryer weather, as it helps remove flaky, scaley, winter skin. But how do you do...

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    Itchy skin after shaving? Try this

    February 4, 2021 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    Itchy skin after shaving? Try this | Biome Eco Stores

    If your skin gets itchy after shaving, it could be a sign of razor burn or folliculitis. Read on as we share some easy ways to help you avoid it. What is razor burn and folliculitis? Razor burn develops immediately after shaving and generally occurs when people dry shave, use an old, blunt blade,...

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    Go ‘No Poo’ or ‘Low Poo’ – Ditch Shampoo Bottle Waste & Save Money!

    September 30, 2020 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How to go no poo or low poo and reduce shampoo bottle waste and money

    Excited to join the thousands of Australians who have gone ‘no poo’ – ditched conventional shampoo and conditioner and swapped it for something that not only helps you avoid petrochemicals and detergents, saves plastic bottle waste and money too? Read on as we help you get started, how to let your scalp return to...

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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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    How to reduce waste using a safety razor (and avoid nicks!)

    February 26, 2020 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE

    The stainless steel safety razor is back in a big way, and will help you put an end to throwaway plastic razors! So, why are they so great, how do you use them, and how do you avoid nicking yourself? Read on to find out. Why are reusable safety razors so great? Zero waste...

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    Low waste Summer skin care that could also save you money!

    January 30, 2020 • BEAUTY, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Low waste Summer care that could also save you money! | Biome Eco Stores | Natural Skin Care

    Our sweaty Summer months are well and truely here, so we’ve picked our favourite low waste products to help get your skin through it. It just so happens these products might save money too! Read on to find out more. Try an oil cleanser packaged in a glass bottle Take a small amount of...

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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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    4 Must Have Products for your Natural Remedy Travel Kit

    April 9, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES, LIFE

    Planning a camping trip or holiday away? A kit of multi-purpose natural remedies is great to keep on hand for dealing with issues like mozzie bites, sunburn, sore muscles and other minor conditions that may dampen the fun. Read on to find out the must have products we pack in our natural remedy travel...

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    4 Ways to Simplify your Autumn Skin Care Routine

    April 3, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    How to simplify your autumn skin care routine | Biome Eco Stores

    With autumn weather upon us, many of us are reaching for scrubs, clay masks and moisturisers to buff and nourish dry skin. An autumn skin care routine needn’t be complicated though. Read on as we show you four easy ways to simplify your autumn skin care routine, with eco friendly products made from close...

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