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    Make Your Own Mango Butter Hand Salve

    September 19, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Make Your Own Soothing Mango Butter Hand Salve - Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    Our soothing mango butter hand salve, with its nourishing oils, healing mango butter and beeswax for further protection, will bring life back to hard working hands. It is particularly great for those who spend a lot of time in the garden or suffer from dry, chapped hands. In this salve, along with nourishing castor...

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    DIY Mango, Honey & Coconut Body Wash

    September 19, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    Make your own body wash with mango butter, castile soap and nourishing oils - Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    Our uplifting and super moisturising mango, honey and coconut body wash, with its powerhouse list of ingredients, will leave your skin feeling clean, soft and nourished. Mango butter is rich in antioxidants, fatty acids and omega 9; raw honey helps to soften and soothe the skin; while natural oils work to accomplish some of the same...

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    Make Your Own Toilet Cleaning Bombs

    September 13, 2017 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES, LIFE
    Make your own zero waste, toxin free toilet cleaning bombs

    Cleaning the toilet certainly isn’t the most exciting job in the world, but these DIY natural toilet cleaning bombs make it just that little bit easier and saves you from resorting to harsh bleach and chemicals. Combining the cleansing power of bi-carb and citric acid (essential for the fizz), and a select blend of...

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    Make Your Own Floral Body Mist for Spring

    September 7, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, HOME
    Biome Naked Beauty Bar - Floral Body Mist for Spring

    Our floral body mist celebrates the arrival of Spring with its delicate, exotic, floral and herbaceous aromas. Combining essential oils of lavender, bergamot, ylang ylang and patchouli,  this beautiful blend will have an uplifting and balancing effect however you choose to use it. Use it as a body mist, to neutralise odours around the home...

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    DIY Shea & Coconut Sugar Body Scrub

    August 29, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    DIY skin care - DIY Shea & Coconut Sugar Body Scrub

    Our Shea & Coconut Sugar Body Scrub with its mineral-rich, finely ground pumice, coconut and shea butter will gently buff away dead skin cells and restore moisture to dry skin. Pumice is a type of volcanic rock that is high in naturally occurring minerals, such as magnesium, iron, silica and oxygen. Ground pumice provides...

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    How to have a Zero Waste Period

    August 23, 2017 • GUIDES, LIFE
    How to Have a Zero Waste Period

    With all the sanitary items, wrappings, packaging and applicators, your period is even less enjoyable due to all the waste it creates! The good thing is, you can have a less waste or zero waste period.  In fact, the resusable cloth pad options are also ideal for those with incontinence or going through menopause....

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    DIY Seaweed & Clay Face Mask

    August 22, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES, LIFE
    DIY Seaweed & Clay Face Mask

    This revitalising seaweed and clay face mask will deep cleanse and brighten your skin with its simple, natural ingredients. Seaweed powder is a rich source of vitamins, including vitabim B12 and vitamin E, amino acids, minerals, trace elements, and other nutrients. When applied to the skin, seaweed acts as a powerful purifier, that works...

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    Make Your Own Springtime Citrus Burst Bath Bombs

    August 22, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES
    Make your own springtime citrus burst bath bombs

    Are you ready to wash away winter and welcome spring? Our springtime citrus burst bath bombs will help you do just that, with their beautiful combination of uplifting essential oils, healing calendula petals and moisturising caster oil. Bath bombs are incredibly easy to make, and are a fun and easy project with the kids...

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    Homemade Bug & Mosquito Repellent

    August 15, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Biome Naked Beauty Bar - Homemade Bug & Mosquito Repellent

    As with many common household and beauty items, a natural bug and mosquito repellent can be made inexpensively at home, using simple, natural ingredients. This bug and mosquito repellent is based on apple cider vinegar and a combination of herbs that have been known for their antibacterial, antiviral, antiseptic, and antifungal properties for centuries....

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    DIY Soothing Bug Bite Powder

    August 15, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Biome Naked Beauty Bar - DIY Soothing Bug Bite Powder

    For many people, insect bites require little medical attention, but they are often itchy and may sting. Did you know that applying bentonite clay to the bug bite can help to relieve the itching and soreness? Bentonite Clay and other clays have been used for centuries by cultures all over the world for their nutrients and...

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    The Lost Troopy Series: Low Waste Travel & Camping Ideas For Your Next Big Road Trip

    August 11, 2017 • GUIDES, LIFE, STORIES
    The Lost Troopy Series: Low Waste Travel & Camping Ideas For Your Next Big Road Trip

    Jacqui and Trent are currently travelling around Australia in their 1987 Troopy. Follow their low waste living journey on the road in The Lost Troopy Series. Sometime when we go camping we make last minute decisions on what to bring that often aren’t great for the environment. However a little preparation at home as well...

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    Waste 101: What to Recycle, Compost, DIY, and Dispose

    August 7, 2017 • GUIDES, LIFE
    Waste 101: What to Recycle, Compost, DIY, and Dispose

      We’ve compiled Waste 101 – our guide on how to reuse, recycle, compost, donate, DIY and dispose of your waste items in Australia. Minimising and taking charge of your waste is vital to helping the planet, so, let’s get started!   Reuse Basic rule-of-thumb is, if it’s working and safe, keep using it. This...

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    Where to Fill Your Growler in Australia

    August 4, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES
    Where to fill up your growler in Australia

    Cheers to a waste free beer with your refillable growler! Welcome to the next frontier of saving waste for those who love a craft beer, or increasingly popular fermented kombucha and cold brew coffee. Growlers allow you to carry home beer, kombucha, juice, cold brew and even wine from your favourite venue without it going flat or...

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    The Difference Between Vegan and Beeswax Wraps

    August 3, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME
    Difference between reusable Vegan wax wrap and Beeswax wraps

    Source: WRAPPA Reusable Food Wraps   Beeswax or Vegan? One of the biggest sources of unsustainable and landfill-bound items in the home is the plastic we keep our food in. Plastic containers and lids, plastic cling wrap, plastic bags – all unnecessary plastic that is touching our food, leeching toxins and creating environmentally-unfriendly materials destined...

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    10 Plastic Free Ideas You’ve Never Thought Of

    10 plastic free ideas you haven't thought of

    Many of you are already reducing single use plastic by using a reusable coffee cup, produce bags, water bottles, and a stainless steel straw. But here are 10 new plastic free ideas you might never have thought of. Top Plastic Free Ideas for Plastic Free July Shampoo bar instead of shampoo and conditioner in plastic bottles! Our first...

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