• non-toxic

    Our Top Five Best Natural Exfoliants

    September 12, 2019 • 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 though 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...

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

    August 19, 2019 • CLEAN, GUIDES, HOME
    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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    Why ‘non toxic’ nail polish may still be harming you and the environment

    August 15, 2019 • BEAUTY
    Is non toxic nail polish safe

    It started as “3 free”…removing from nail polish the toxic trio of dibutyl phthalate, toluene, and formaldehyde.  Now, we see up to “13 free” polishes marketed as if the higher the number, the healthier they are for you; with many promoted as “eco”, “natural” and “healthy” because of what they leave out. Yet, while...

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

    August 8, 2019 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
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    Have you heard about the ‘no poo’ shampoo method? Short for ‘no shampoo’, this method has a lot of devoted fans who have abandoned the petrochemicals and detergents in conventional shampoo, and let their scalp return to its natural oil balance, saving them time, money and their long-term health. Why Go ‘No Poo’ When...

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    DIY Soapberry Washing Up Liquid

    Make Your Own DIY Soapberry Washing Up Liquid

    So many of you love using soapberries to wash your clothes (and why wouldn’t you – they’re organic, natural, hypoallergenic, plastic free, palm oil free, compostable and they work!), but did you know you can turn them into a washing up liquid too? Read on as we show you how to make a natural...

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    DIY Castor Oil Eye Drops

    June 13, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    Castor Oil Eye Drops | Biome Naked Beauty | DIY Skin Care

    Did you know castor oil eye drops can be used to treat a range of eye ailments? Castor oil encourages lipid production in the eyes and inhibits the evaporation of tears. It contains a range of powerful fatty acids and other antioxidants that can benefit your eyes, and is antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral. It also...

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    DIY Everything Balm to Soothe, Heal & Moisturise

    DIY Everything Balm to Soothe, Moisturise, Protect | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care

    Our DIY everything balm combines soothing calendula, nourishing cocoa and shea butters, and moisturising coconut and apricot kernel oils to soothe, heal, moisturise and protect skin and hair. This handy allrounder can be used in a range of ways. You might like to use it to soothe dry skin on heels, elbows or knees,...

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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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    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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    DIY Magnesium Lotion to Energise, Soothe, Relax & Detox

    DIY Magnesium Lotion to Energise, Soothe, Relax & Detox | Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    Our DIY magnesium lotion absorbs quickly and contains beneficial magnesium flakes to help energise, soothe tired muscles, relax and calm the mind, and detoxify the body. It is easy to make with just a handful of simple ingredients from Biome’s Naked Beauty Bar. This creamy lotion is super absorbent and is great to use...

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    Solidteknics: Healthy, Australian Made Non-Stick Cookware That Will Last Generations

    May 10, 2018 • EAT, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Healthy Non-Stick Cookware That Will Last Generations | Solidteknics

    Would you knowingly cook with something that leaves a carcinogenic chemical in your body? All for the convenience of food sliding off the surface more easily? Unfortunately, this is the hidden cost of using some coated non-stick cookware. Fortunately, we have the highly regarded stainless steel Solidteknics with a non-stick coating that you build...

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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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