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    Make Your Own Hair Detangler For Kids

    January 16, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES

    Did you know you can make your own hair detangler for kids (and adults!), in just a few minutes using simple, natural ingredients. Washing and brushing kids’ long hair can be frustrating. When cutting is just not an option, this gentle and moisturising hair detangler can be used everyday, to help unravel knots and...

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    10 Eco Friendly Back to School Tips

    January 11, 2018 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, 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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    Four of our Favourite Screen Free Gift Ideas for a Screen Free Christmas

    December 13, 2017 • ECO HOME, GUIDES
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    A screen free Christmas, or at least the holidays with less screen time, is what we secretly hope for. And the great news is, by giving our children eco-friendly gifts that promote creativity and exploration, not only can we help them grow, but we can help the planet too. Four of our Favourite Screen...

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    Ice Pack Free School Lunch With PackIt Bento

    December 11, 2017 • EAT, LIFE
    PackIt Bento

    Packing a healthy, zero waste lunch for school or work can be a struggle, and then there’s the challenge of keeping it cool and fresh for several hours. For instance: ice packs. They’re necessary to keep our food fresh and safe, but how safe are the ice packs? What happens if they leak? How toxic...

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    Christmas Gifts That Keep Giving

    December 8, 2017 • CLEAN, EAT, GROW, GUIDES
    Urban Greens Window Sill Veggie Garden

    Christmas is almost here. By now you are probably thinking of gifts for loved ones and perhaps you have a nagging feeling that it is all a bit wasteful. So many ‘normal’ gifts end up in landfill or are made of dangerous plastic. To assuage your worries and give you a happy alternative, here...

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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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    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 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, 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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    The Best Secret Santa Gift – An Eco Friendly Calendar

    November 17, 2017 • ECO HOME, LIFE
    The Best Secret Santa Gift - An Eco Friendly Calendar

    A calendar is a perfect gift for both Christmas and the New Year. It’s especially handy for Secret Santa – a time when you’d ask yourself, ‘What do I get for someone that is not only great and useful, but is eco-friendly too?’ This year, Biome has an exclusive desk calendar, which is both...

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    Corner Block Studio – The Whole Story of this Creative Environmentalist

    November 7, 2017 • LIFE, STORIES
    Corner Block Studio - The Whole Story - Handmade in Australia with Love

    About Corner Block studio What do you get when someone is an industrial designer, artist and environmentalist? Well made, ethically and thoughtfully sourced materials and products from Corner Block Studio is what. Corner Block studio was started by aforementioned credentialed Natalie Lane in 2015 on a corner block (of course) of Brisbane. The beautiful...

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    17 Ways to Use the Handy Dandy Hanky

    October 25, 2017 • ECO HOME, GUIDES
    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 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, 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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    Natural Cleaning with Green Potions

    October 24, 2017 • CLEAN, GUIDES
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      Green Potions is a small business based in Queensland that make wonderfully effective eco cleaning products locally. With experience running an eco-friendly cleaning business for 10 years, the owners decided to develop their own range of completely natural cleaning supplies. Eight years on, cleaning your home is easier, healthier and safer for your family. But...

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