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    Our Favourite Bento Boxes for a Waste Free Lunch

    February 1, 2018 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, LIFE
    Waste Free Lunch Boxes - Bento Boxes - YumBox

    Once the domain of Japanese cuisine only, the bento box is a now a force in children’s lunch boxes the world over. The style, simplicity and convenience of these boxes make them a great choice for parents and caregivers wanting to provide a healthy lunch with variety. But best of all, it generates a...

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    DIY Natural Head Lice Spray to Deter Nits Naturally

    January 30, 2018 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, DIY RECIPES
    DIY Natural Head Lice Spray to Deter Nits Naturally - DIY Skin Care - Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    Nits, or head lice, are tough little creatures. And with kids back at school, the risk of catching head lice increases. Many mainstream head lice treatments use harsh chemicals that can not only damage healthy hair, but expose the scalp to a range of toxins that can be harmful to our health. The good news?...

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    Make Your Own Soothing Bug Bite Balm

    January 30, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, ECO HOME
    Make your own soothing bug bite balm - DIY Skin Care - Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    A bug bite balm is just what the doctor ordered for summertime. Not only can it deter mozzies and bugs from biting you, but it also helps to soothe itchy, red bites from the ones that get through (if any!). Coconut Oil is antibacterial and moisturising, both healing and nourishing bites and skin. Shea Butter has soothing vitamin...

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    Why You Should Incorporate Turmeric Into Your Natural Skin Care Routine

    January 25, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    How to use turmeric in natural skin care

    What’s the big deal about turmeric? Turmeric has powerful health benefits. It is arguably best known for its use in Ayurvedic medicine and delicious curry. The benefits have been extensively researched and the jury is in – Turmeric is simply amazing for health. What is becoming better known in the West is that it is...

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    Cocoa, Mango & Shea Butter – A Guide to our Favourite Body Butters

    January 23, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES
    Mango butter, shea butter, cocoa butter

    When it comes to health and beauty, taking our cue from nature is usually the best way. In the case of deeply moisturising our bodies, this principle certainly applies. Mangoes, cacao beans and shea nuts – the bounty of nature that provides body butter infused with vitamins, antioxidants and fatty acids in a form...

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    DIY Vegan Deodorant – Bi Carb Free with Pink Clay

    January 23, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    DIY vegan bicarb free natural deodorant

    Deodorant is one of life’s essentials, but when you make your own, there’s a balance between finding what works and what fits with your life. This recipe has got you covered – this vegan deodorant is bi carb free for sensitive underarms, and contains a host of nourishing ingredients to leave you smelling and feeling great....

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    DIY Energising Shower Bombs for Mental Clarity

    January 23, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    DIY bath bomb shower bomb

      This energising shower bomb makes mornings fun and invigorating, preparing you for the day ahead. Simply place a bomb on the floor of your shower and let the fizzy action disperse lovely scents around you. Bi Carb has antifungal and antiseptic properties, and is a natural deodoriser, so it can help clean your shower at the same...

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    3 Ways Neem Oil Will Improve Your Skin With Regular Use

    January 18, 2018 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, GUIDES, LIFE
    How to use neem oil in skin care

    Neem oil is gaining in popularity for organic skin care and other uses. It is an exotic, slightly mysterious sounding oil, hailing from the Neem tree indigenous to India and Burma. The special properties in the oil are beneficial for a number of skin conditions both as prevention and treatment. Here we look at...

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    How to Put Together a Plastic Free Lunch Box

    January 16, 2018 • EAT, ECO HOME, GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    feature plastic free lunch box

    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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    DIY Cooling Rose & Mandarin Facial Mist

    January 16, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES

    Our gorgeous rose facial mist is a real jack-of-all-trades. It’s not only easy to make and a much healthier alternative to synthetic fragrances, but can be used for so many things! As a natural air freshener or perfume, linen spray or cooling mist, this DIY facial mist will come in so handy you’ll be making it...

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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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    Your Guide to Palm Oil Free Make Up

    December 18, 2017 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    palm oil free make up feature

    Palm oil free makeup is both a rarity and an important purchase for those wanting to help the planet. But why exactly should we choose palm oil free? Why is it to hard to find palm oil free products? And what can we do to make sure we look great, and keep up the great...

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