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    How to use a safety razor (and avoid nicks!)

    February 26, 2020 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE

    The stainless steel safety razor is back in a big way, and will help you put an end to throwaway plastic razors! So, why are they so great, how do you use them, and how do you avoid nicking yourself? Read on to find out. Why are reusable safety razors so great? Zero waste...

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    Go ‘No Poo’ or ‘Low Poo’ – Ditch Shampoo Bottle Waste & Save Money!

    January 31, 2020 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
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    Have you heard about the ‘no poo’ shampoo method? Short for ‘no shampoo’, this method has a lot of devoted fans who have abandoned the petrochemicals and detergents in conventional shampoo, and let their scalp return to its natural oil balance, saving them time, money and their long-term health. Why Go ‘No Poo’ When...

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    How to Break Up with Plastic Cling Wrap this Festive Season

    December 10, 2019 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME
    Plastic Wrap Alternatives | How To Break Up With Plastic Cling Wrap | Biome Eco Stores

    If there is an ideal time to find less-wasteful, safe alternatives to plastic cling wrap, now is it. With all the plates of food, leftovers, and transporting delicious spreads to parties and picnics, we need a hygienic way to cover and contain our food. So why not do so zero waste style? At Biome, we...

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    Bokashi Composting: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

    September 18, 2019 • GROW, GUIDES, LIFE
    Bokashi composting - everything you've ever wanted to know | Biome Eco Stores

    A bokashi compost system is one of the easiest ways to direct food waste away from landfill and instead create valuable soil conditioner and fertiliser for your garden. Plus, it will help you avoid the need for a bin liner! With so many of you interested in bokashi style composting, we’ve answered your most...

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    Our Top Five Best Natural Exfoliants

    September 12, 2019 • 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 though 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...

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    4 Must Have Products for your Natural Remedy Travel Kit

    April 9, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES, LIFE

    Planning a camping trip or holiday away? A kit of multi-purpose natural remedies is great to keep on hand for dealing with issues like mozzie bites, sunburn, sore muscles and other minor conditions that may dampen the fun. Read on to find out the must have products we pack in our natural remedy travel...

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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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    Our Top Tips for Low Impact Camping

    April 1, 2019 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    Low Impact, Zero Waste Camping and Travel | Biome Eco Stores

    Camping is the best way to connect with nature, and continuing to enjoy nature means ensuring you leave it exactly as you found it. Here are our top tips for low impact camping so that all you leave behind are your footprints. 1. Minimise your water usage Wash your dishes once a day if...

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    5 ways to fragrance your space without petrochemicals

    5 ways to fragrance your space without petrochemicals | Biome Eco Stores | Eco Friendly Cleaning

    Products like mainstream perfumes, plug in and propellent ‘air fresheners’, and even car deodorisers contain a myriad of harmful, synthetic, petrochemical derived ingredients. But there are lots of simple ways to fragrance your space naturally, without resorting to fake smells and synthetic, petrochemical derived ‘air fresheners’. Read on as we share five unique ways...

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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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    Make Your Own Cooling Rhassoul Clay Hair & Scalp Mask

    January 16, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Make your own rhassoul clay (moroccan lava clay) hair and scalp mask | Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    This is such a great DIY hair care recipe for those hot days, as it helps you to keep cool naturally and leaves hair looking and feeling great. Our cooling Rhassoul Clay (Moroccan Lava Clay) Hair & Scalp Mask will cleanse the scalp, soothe inflammation, reduce flaking and dandruff, invigorate and cool you down....

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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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    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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