• Palm oil free

    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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    Our Favourite Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free & Vegan Chocolates & Where to Buy

    March 27, 2019 • LIFE
    Best Dairy Free Chocolate, Soy Free Chocolate, Gluten Free Chocolate, Palm Oil Free Chocolate, Vegan Chocolate | Biome Eco Stores

    Shopping for kids or adults with a diary, soy or gluten intolerance? We understand that this can be somewhat challenging at certain times of the year, particularly around Easter. Walking up and down supermarket isles, in and out of health food shops, and trawling through Google search results trying to find an alternative chocolate...

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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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    How palm oil sneaks into your face care routine and how to avoid it!

    March 14, 2019 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, LIFE
    How palm oil sneaks into your face care routine and how to avoid it! | Biome Eco Stores | Palm oil free skin can body care

    The environmental devastation happening in Asia due to incessant demand for palm oil is thankfully coming out in the open, as are its dire consequences for our entire planet, including global warming. We all need to take action to help solve the problem, starting with awareness of which products actually use palm oil as...

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    DIY Foundation Cream, Tinted Moisturiser & Concealer

    DIY foundation cream | DIY concealer | DIY tinted moisturiser | Biome Naked Beauty

    Solutions that help you simplify, reduce toxins and live more gently on our planet is what we’re all about here at Biome, and this is one of our new favourites.  In this recipe we show you how to combine a few simple ingredients to make either a DIY foundation cream, DIY concealer or DIY...

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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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    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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    3 Ways to Avoid Hidden Palm Oil this Festive Season

    December 14, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE
    How to avoid hidden palm oil this festive season | Palm oil free alternatives | Biome Eco Stores

    Palm oil monoculture is responsible for immense deforestation, carbon emissions from peat lands, fires, animal deaths and human rights abuses in Indonesia and Malaysia. However, as palm oil is a hidden ingredient in almost every way it is used, avoiding it can be difficult. Sunscreen, deodorant and candles are three common items used at...

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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 Rose Water & 7 Ways You Can Use It!

    October 18, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    DIY rose water | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care | Biome Eco Stores

    Rose water does a wonderful job at soothing skin and hair and calming the mind with it’s delicate fragrance. Use it to cleanse and tone skin, in a relaxing bath, to spray on your pillow before bed, or as a natural perfume. And did you know it’s actually really easy to make your own? By...

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    DIY Hand Sanitiser Spray

    October 10, 2018 • DIY RECIPES
    DIY Hand Sanitiser | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care

    This is the perfect handbag size hand sanitiser! Combining palm oil free glycerine, alcohol free witch hazel, lavender hydrosol and a blend of germ fighting essential oils, this DIY hand sanitiser is easy to make and will leave hands feeling clean, fresh and soft. Find the recipe for our DIY hand sanitiser spray below....

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    What is “natural” skin care? It depends on where you draw the line.

    September 14, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    What makes skin care natural? | Biome's natural skin care guide | Biome Eco Stores

    Most of Biome’s readers are already on board with the health and environmental benefits of using natural skin care rather than petrochemical skin care. And in fact, much of the commercial world has cottoned on to this demand from consumers, so there is a plethora of brands representing themselves as natural.   But, how do...

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    Sweet as Honey Chamomile & Coconut Sugar DIY Lip Scrub

    August 28, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    Sweet as Honey Chamomile & Coconut Sugar DIY Lip Scrub | Biome Eco Stores | Biome Naked Beauty

    Our gorgeous sweet as honey chamomile and coconut sugar lip scrub will leave your lips feeling smooth and looking refreshed. Combining nourishing apricot kernel oil, exfoliating raw and coconut sugars, antioxidant rich raw honey, and soothing chamomile. Find the recipe and ingredients below. Make Your Own Sweet as Honey Chamomile & Coconut Sugar Lip...

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    How to Use a Shaving Soap: Reduce Waste, Avoid Irritants & Save Money!

    August 16, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Why you should use a shaving soap when shaving | Biome Eco Stores

    By switching to a traditional moisture-rich shaving soap, reusable stainless steel razor and shaving brush, you can reduce waste, avoid skin-irritating ingredients, lessen the likelihood of razor burn and ingrown hairs, and save money.  What better results could you want from shaving!  But how do you use them? Shaving soaps are used for shaving...

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