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    How to Put Together a Plastic Free Lunch Box

    January 16, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
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    A plastic free lunch box helps reduce the demand for plastic in our world, as well as reducing your exposure to the toxins found in many plastic lunch boxes, such as lead, BPA, phthalates and PVC. For those trying to achieve a plastic free lunch box, it can be difficult to find lunch containers and lunch...

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    10 Eco Friendly Back to School Tips

    January 11, 2018 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
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    Preparing for the school season can be overwhelming, but these easy AND eco friendly back to school tips will save you time, money, and best of all, the environment. 10 Eco Friendly Back To School Tips 1. Reuse before Buying It’s always better to reuse what you have than to buy what you don’t...

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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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    Safety Razor Review – Why We Love Them & Top Tips

    December 18, 2017 • BEAUTY, LIFE, STORIES
    Safety Razor Review

    At Biome, we love our safety razor.  Less irritation, longer between shaves, and smoother skin – who doesn’t want that? Caroline (our Brisbane Area Manager), Michele, (our Marketing & E-Commerce Manager), and Nancy (our Product Development Manager), all use their safety razors on the weekly basis, so they’ve given us a safety razor review! Safety Razor...

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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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    Lōa Miracle Oil for Inflamed Skin

    November 28, 2017 • BEAUTY, LIFE, STORIES
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    Sometimes, you just wish there was a Miracle Oil that could solve all your skin problems. Acne, dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, premature aging – all skin conditions that are hard to find a solution for. More so, hard to find a natural solution for, so that you don’t expose your skin and body to harsh...

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    10 Plastic Free Christmas Celebration Ideas

    November 28, 2017 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
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    Aiming for a plastic free Christmas is a great way to respect the planet’s precious resources at this special time of year. There are many options for avoiding plastic in your gift giving, and for wrapping presents with newspaper and twine.  But here are 10 ideas for helping your Christmas table, parties and decorations...

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    Your Guide to the Best Eco Gifts for Kids of All Ages

    November 21, 2017 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    Best Eco Gifts for Kids

    Christmas is just around the corner but there’s no need to panic. Biome has a huge range of eco-friendly, educational and empowering gifts for children. Order online now to receive and wrap in time for Christmas morning. Here is our selection of the best Christmas gifts for the littlest environmentalists in the family, by...

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    Guide to the Most Eco Friendly Hair Removal

    November 10, 2017 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, HOME
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    Our desire to remove the hair from our face, legs and bodies varies widely with cultures and trends!  But, as with all your lifestyle choices, there is a way to shave or otherwise achieve eco friendly hair removal without costing the Earth. With these five conscious steps we guide you through the most eco...

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    Never Buy Pegs Again! The Best Plastic Free Wire Pegs

    November 2, 2017 • HOME, LIFE
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    Are your plastic and wooden pegs constantly rotting, breaking, falling apart, and leaving plastic bits all over your garden? We’ve found a zero waste and plastic free clothes peg to solve all your peg woes. Introducing, the one piece stainless steel peg or “wire peg” that will last you a lifetime. These pegs aren’t...

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    17 Ways to Use the Handy Dandy Hanky

    October 25, 2017 • GUIDES, HOME
    How to use an organic cotton handkerchief or hanky

    Many of us remember the good ol’ hanky uses from our youth – mum giving us (a hopefully clean) one from her bag when our small noses were running, our grandmas or embarrassing aunties licking their (hopefully clean) hankies and rubbing it on a smudge on our face (probably making us dirtier than we...

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    Baby Bath Toys – Making Bathtime Fun, Naturally!

    October 25, 2017 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
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    Baby bath toys, bubbles, suds – bathtime is a special time for you and your baby. Not only is it a time to play and explore (as well as rinse away the messy exploring from the day), but it’s a time to bond and make memories together. Therefore, only the best baby bath toys will do....

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    Make Your Own Mango, Coconut & Lime Body Scrub ‘n’ Soak

    October 24, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    DIY Body Scrub - Mango, Coconut & Lime Body Scrub 'n' Soak - Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    Our summery Mango, Coconut & Lime DIY Body Scrub will transport you to tropical island! Epsom salt and magnesium flakes gently exfoliate, while the coconut, mango butter and castor oil nourish, soothe and protect the skin. Uplifting lime and orange essential oils make this DIY body scrub ‘n’ soak truly special. Ingredients 1 cup epsom...

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    DIY Black Bath Bomb with Activated Charcoal

    September 28, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Vegan Black Bath Bomb - DIY Skin Care - Biome Naked Natural Beauty Bar

    With our black bath bomb recipe you can take your love of activated charcoal to a whole new level.  These unique little bath bombs contain detoxifying activated charcoal, nourishing castor oil and soothing epsom salts, leaving you feeling cleansed, nourished and relaxed. It is great for those who have oily or combination skin, acne and...

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    DIY Shampoo Free From Palm Oil

    September 28, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    DIY Shampoo - Biome Naked Natural Beauty Bar

    Liquid shampoo that is 100% free from palm oil is incredibly difficult to find, so we thought we would try our hand at making it ourselves! Find the recipe for our DIY shampoo below. Please take a moment to read our stance on palm oil here > This recipe uses cleansing castile soap, a beneficial...

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