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    Which Lunch Box Fits in Which Insulated Lunch Bag

    January 6, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    What lunch box fits in what insulated lunch bag

    One of our most common questions at Biome is which lunch box fits in which insulated lunch bag. So we have made it easier for you with this up to date guide. SoYoung Insulated Lunch Bag SoYoung insulated lunch boxes are one of our most popular. They are made of uncoated raw linen fabric and feature...

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    Waste Free School Lunch Boxes – Here Are Your Reviews!

    January 4, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    Waste free school lunch boxes

    Yumbox Panino Bento Lunch Box The Yumbox panino is the big sister to the original Yumbox bento style lunch box, and one of our most popular. It is an ideal design for children and adults of all ages with four compartments and a single leak-proof lid. The Yumbox panino fits perfectly into our SoYoung...

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    What is Kishu Binchotan Charcoal and How is it Used?

    November 11, 2016 • CLEAN, EAT, GUIDES, LIFE
    How do I use binchotan charcoal?

    Source: Glasshouse Kishu Binchotan charcoal is an active carbon made from tree branches.  Due to its extremely porous structure, Binchotan charcoal is renown for its ability to absorb impurities and unwanted tastes and odours from water such as chlorine, to soften and add minerals to water, as well as purify the air. It can...

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    Staff Picks – Lunette Menstrual Cup

    November 9, 2016 • BEAUTY, LIFE
    Lunette Menstrual Cup

    This week Maddy shares her favourite Biome product – the Lunette menstrual cup. Lunette Menstrual Cup The Lunette is essentially a reusable silicone cup that replaces throw away feminine hygiene products like tampons and pads.  It comes with a little pouch for its safe keeping, which means you can keep it in your bag...

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    Your Guide to the Best Organic Fake Tan

    November 3, 2016 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, LIFE
    Eco tan invisible tan award winning natural and organic fake tan

    Source: Eco Tan  Protecting your skin from the harsh UVA and UVB rays is so important, particularly in Australia. In fact, melanoma is the most common cancer in Australians aged 15-44 years, and two in three Australians will be diagnosed with some form of skin cancer by the time they are 70. Statistics like that...

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    Staff Picks – S’well Water Bottles

    October 28, 2016 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE
    S'well stainless steel insulated water bottle

    This week Jo from the Balmoral Biome store shares her favourite Biome product. S’well Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle Jo loves the S’well venus 500ml insulated water bottle. Jo has had her eye on a S’well bottle for a while now and this week she finally gave into temptation and is more than a little...

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    Biome Staff Picks – Eco Tan Winter Skin

    October 13, 2016 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    Biome staff pick - Eco Tan Winter Skin

    This week, Nancy, Biome’s Retail Operations Manager, shares her favourite Biome product. Eco Tan Winter Skin Gradual Tanning Moisturiser Nancy loves Eco Tan Winter Skin gradual tanning moisturiser and she uses it everyday as part of her morning moisturising ritual after cleansing.  She really likes that it does exactly what it says – gradually tans and...

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    How to protect yourself from mosquitoes naturally

    October 10, 2016 • BEAUTY

    With the warmer weather and rains comes the inevitable arrival of mosquitoes. It is possible to keep bugs and mosquitoes away without the use of insecticides and harmful chemicals, such as DEET. In this blog post we share some of the most effective ways to protect yourself from mosquitoes naturally. DEET (N,N-Diethyl-m-toluamide) is one of the most...

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    Biome Staff Picks – Earths Purities Stick Deodorant

    October 5, 2016 • BEAUTY
    Biome staff picks - earths purities stick deodorant

    This week, Ingrid from our Paddington store shares her favourite Biome product – Earths Purities Stick Deodorant Earths Purities stick deodorant is an effective, natural, aluminum free deodorant that can be used daily to help absorb moisture and eliminate bad smells! Ingrid absolutely loves the unique plastic-free, recycled cardboard packaging and the fact it is...

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    How to Use a Natural Shampoo Bar

    September 29, 2016 • BEAUTY
    Shampoo bar available at biome eco store

    Washing your hair with a natural shampoo bar instead of conventional shampoo and conditioner is quickly gaining popularity, and we can see why! Read on as we show you how to use a shampoo bar and its benefits. What is a shampoo bar? Simply, shampoo in a solid bar form! A shampoo bar is...

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    Biome Staff Picks – Desert Shadow Organic Hair Colour

    September 27, 2016 • GUIDES
    Desert shadow organic hair colour - Biome staff pick

    This week Jacqui from our Head Office in Brisbane shares one of her favourite Biome products. Desert Shadow Organic Hair Colour in Red Shadow Jacqui loves Desert Shadow organic hair colour in red shadow. This hair dye applies a semi-permanent colour to your hair using the ground up powders of plants and berries. The...

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    Bath time fun with Kawan, the PVC-free natural rubber duck

    September 23, 2016 • HOME
    Hevea natural rubber duck - safe baby bath toy

    There are many products on the market that provide a safe and non-toxic alternative to baby toys and soothers that are made of PVC. 100% natural rubber toys that are made from the Hevea Brasilensis plant are non-toxic to humans and are safe for babies and young children to play with. Plus, natural rubber is biodegradable, and is able...

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    Top face mists and toners for natural and beautiful skin

    September 20, 2016 • BEAUTY
    Top toners and mists for springtime hydration - black chicken remedies hydrate my face

    Natural face mists and toners are a great way to help boost your complexion. They provide hydration, they tone, and refresh the skin, as well as help the skin to better absorb the other natural skincare products you use. Below we list our top natural face mists and toners for springtime hydration that are perfect for...

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    How to Store Food Without Plastic

    April 14, 2016 • LIFE
    How to store food without plastic

    There are many reasons to reduce the amount of plastic in your life. The less plastic you buy, the less needs to be produced (most plastic is made from petrochemicals!). Some plastic can also leech toxic chemicals and release endocrine disruptors, which mimic the body’s natural hormones and can lead to health problems. These...

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    Everything You Need to Know About Natural Deodorant

    February 3, 2016 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, LIFE

    Let’s talk about deodorant. It’s actually a favourite topic here at Biome HQ – we have many chats about which natural deodorant we’ve tried and which ones work best on our skin. But how does natural deodorant actually work? And how do you know which one will work for you? If you’ve thought about...

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