• petrochemical free

    4 Food Storage Ideas For Your Pantry That Aren’t Plastic

    Plastic free food storage solutions - Biome Eco Stores

    Are you concerned about the health implications associated with plastic food storage and looking for plastic free ways to store food in the pantry? Or perhaps you have been inspired to create a Pinterest worthy pantry that is neat and organised. Old fashioned solutions continue to stand the test of time. Continue reading as...

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    Eco Friendly Ways to Protect, Treat & Condition Hair

    March 16, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    Eco friendly ways to treat, protect and condition hair

    Is your hair looking less shiny than previously, feeling like it needs some extra nourishment, or are you looking for an eco friendly way to condition hair after using a shampoo bar that isn’t apple cider vinegar? It’s a fairly safe bet to say that everyone likes to have luscious locks. Read on as...

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    5 simple ways to achieve an eco-beauty routine

    5 simple ways to achieve an eco-beauty routine

    If you have a bathroom full of plastic shampoo bottles, cosmetic containers and plastic exfoliators, don’t worry, you’re not alone. There are a number of ways you can achieve a simplified eco-beauty routine, and we are here with our suggestions. Whether you’re interested in healthier ingredients for yourself or the eco-system, we have some...

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    6 Twine String Bespoke Craft Projects

    February 21, 2018 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, LIFE
    6 things you can create with twine - twine string art - macrame - DIY craft with twine

    Shabby chic, rustic interior décor and jewellery is very popular at the moment. But rather than buy from fast homeware/mass produced goods stores, there are lots of twine string projects you can create at home. Not only are these DIY craft projects fun, by using sustainably sourced twine string they are more ethical, environmentally...

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    5 Ways to Achieve a Plastic Free Laundry

    February 21, 2018 • CLEAN, ECO HOME, GUIDES, LIFE
    5 Way to Achieve a Plastic Free Laundry

    Modern technological change has enabled time and labour-saving hacks for living. But, we are now collectively finding that the old-fashioned way is sometimes best. Especially when it comes to health and the environment. The everyday task of doing the laundry is thankfully easier due to modern washing machines. Let’s face it, we don’t want...

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    The Revitalising Benefits of Matcha in Natural Skin Care

    February 7, 2018 • BEAUTY, EAT, GUIDES
    The Revitalising Benefits of Matcha in Natural Skin Care

    Matcha is your new best friend in natural skin care. This super ingredient, traditionally grown and harvested in Japan, is a potent skin and health tonic. For the ultimate in natural skin care, you really can’t go past products containing Matcha. What is matcha? Put simply, Matcha is a potent, high quality green tea. This...

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    Healthy School Lunch Ideas

    February 1, 2018 • CLEAN, EAT, GUIDES, LIFE
    Healthy School Lunch Ideas

    With the 2018 school year underway, here are some healthy school lunch ideas to help get the inspiration flowing. Ideally a school lunch will contain a mix of protein and healthy carbohydrates. Think sushi rolls, home-made muesli bars and muffins and veggie sticks. Bake Mixes Biome stocks a lovely range of vegan and nut...

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    Why You Should Incorporate Turmeric Into Your Natural Skin Care Routine

    January 25, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    How to use turmeric in natural skin care

    What’s the big deal about turmeric? Turmeric has powerful health benefits. It is arguably best known for its use in Ayurvedic medicine and delicious curry. The benefits have been extensively researched and the jury is in – Turmeric is simply amazing for health. What is becoming better known in the West is that it is...

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    Cocoa, Mango & Shea Butter – A Guide to our Favourite Body Butters

    January 23, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES
    Mango butter, shea butter, cocoa butter

    When it comes to health and beauty, taking our cue from nature is usually the best way. In the case of deeply moisturising our bodies, this principle certainly applies. Mangoes, cacao beans and shea nuts – the bounty of nature that provides body butter infused with vitamins, antioxidants and fatty acids in a form...

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    Why is Jojoba Oil so Good for Skin?

    January 18, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    How to use jojoba oil in skin care

    Do you want a facial and body oil that is a good multi-tasker as well as being completely natural and from a low-maintenance crop? Jojoba Oil could be the saviour you’ve been waiting for. First gaining popularity in the 1970’s (remember your mother or grandmother’s cosmetics cabinet?) the benefits of this oil are being...

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    3 Ways Neem Oil Will Improve Your Skin With Regular Use

    January 18, 2018 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, GUIDES, LIFE
    How to use neem oil in skin care

    Neem oil is gaining in popularity for skin care and other uses. It is an exotic, slightly mysterious sounding oil, hailing from the Neem tree indigenous to India and Burma. The special properties in the oil are beneficial for a number of skin conditions both as prevention and treatment. Here we look at 3...

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    Our Guide to the Best Water Bottles for Kids of all Ages

    January 5, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES

    Looking for a kids water bottle that can handle being knocked around and is free from harmful chemicals? Traditional plastic water bottles often contain toxic materials. They can release potentially harmful chemicals such as Bisphenol A (BPA) and Dioxin.  The negative health effects of these ingredients can show up over time. These chemicals are...

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    DIY Pink Clay & Hemp Seed Oil Face Mask

    December 12, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    Make your own pink clay face mask with hemp seed oil

    Our nourishing, moisturising and balancing pink clay and hemp seed oil face mask is ideal for those with dry and combination skin. Gentle pink clay works to absorb excess sebum and eliminate redness, while antioxidant rich hemp seed oil provides moisture, nourishment and balance. It is so incredibly easy to make your own pink...

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    Eco Friendly Secret Santa Gifts under $20 Everyone will Love!

    November 28, 2017 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, LIFE
    Eco friendly Secret Santa gifts under $20

    The silly season is here. But with a little planning, Christmas shopping can be less ‘silly’ and friendlier to the earth. Here are our top 10 eco friendly Secret Santa gifts under $20 everyone will love. Gingerbread Folk Christmas Miniatures Gift Box A thoughtful box of festive shaped shortbread to put a smile on...

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    One Thousand Lines – The Whole Story

    November 24, 2017 • ECO HOME, STORIES
    One Thousand Lines - Handmade in Australia with Love

    The Genesis of One Thousand Lines Adelaide creative duo Irena and Alen gave up their day jobs in 2013 to embark on a journey of making beautiful, sustainable bags, scarves and homewares. The result is One Thousand Lines and their startlingly beautiful design and craftsmanship speaks for itself. Shop One Thousand Lines here >...

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