• petrochemical free

    Homemade Natural Fabric Softener – DIY with Biome

    April 26, 2022 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Herbal Homemade Fabric Softener | Green Cleaning | Biome Eco Stores

    There’s nothing quite like slipping into freshly washed, super-soft clothing. Fabric softeners were designed to make your clothes smell good and feel fluffy. However, most fabric softeners on the market contain so many synthetics that they actually break down the fibres in your clothes, and leave them smelling like chemicals. If you’d prefer not...

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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 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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    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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    6 Things to Know About Using Clove Oil for Mould Removal

    February 20, 2020 • CLEAN

    During the wet summer months, high humidity and heavy rains can lead to mould in any areas of your home that are affected by moisture. A popular natural cleaning products remedy for this is clove oil. But before you get to work mixing up your own clove oil solution, here are six things to...

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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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    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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    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 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, lavender hydrosol and a blend of bacteria fighting essential oils, this DIY natural 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. DIY Hand...

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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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    Heavenly Rose Whipped Body Butter

    August 14, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Heavenly Rose Whipped Body Butter | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care

    Combining rose, shea butter, coconut oil and pink clay, our heavenly rose whipped body butter will nourish, soothe and heal dry skin and leave it feeling wonderfully soft and moisturised. Find the recipe and links to the ingredients below. It is so easy to make and is such a fun activity to do with...

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