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    Plastic Free Deodorants – How To Choose The Right One For You

    July 10, 2019 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, VEGAN
    Plastic Free Deodorant | Toxin Free Natural Deodorant | Biome Eco Stores

    It is exciting to see so many plastic free deodorants available now, but with so many choices, how do you pick the right one for you? Whether you have sensitive skin or are vegan, prefer a deodorant paste or hands free application, Biome has a plastic free deodorant for you! The following deodorants are...

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    What is oil pulling and how does it improve oral health?

    June 12, 2019 • BEAUTY, GUIDES

    What is oil pulling Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic practice that is said to purify the mouth of toxins and bacteria and improve gum health. The ‘nasties’ that cause cavities are easily removed thus whitening teeth, improving gum health and alleviating bad breath amongst other ailments. It sounds like a too-good-to-be-true complete cure-all...

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    Our Favourite Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free & Vegan Chocolates & Where to Buy

    March 27, 2019 • LIFE
    Best Dairy Free Chocolate, Soy Free Chocolate, Gluten Free Chocolate, Palm Oil Free Chocolate, Vegan Chocolate | Biome Eco Stores

    Shopping for kids or adults with a diary, soy or gluten intolerance? We understand that this can be somewhat challenging at certain times of the year, particularly around Easter. Walking up and down supermarket isles, in and out of health food shops, and trawling through Google search results trying to find an alternative chocolate...

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    Easy DIY Mosquito Repellant

    February 19, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    Make your own easy DIY mosquito deterrent | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | Biome Eco Stores

    Avoid harmful chemicals like DEET and deter mosquitoes and biting insects naturally with our easy DIY mosquito repellant recipe. Combining apple cider vinegar and a blend of essential oils that mosquitoes and sandflies just hate, you can enjoy your picnic or hike in the bush without pesky mozzies buzzing around or harmful chemicals on...

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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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    Our Top Low Waste Vegan Body Care Products

    November 29, 2018 • BEAUTY, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, VEGAN
    Our Top Vegan Skin Care Products and Body Care Products | Palm Oil Free, Zero Waste, Toxin Free | Biome Eco Stores

    Here at Biome we have a huge range of vegan skin care products and body care products that are also low waste and toxin free. In fact, we have just about all of the essentials you will likely need! So read on as we share our top low waste vegan bathroom swaps that are palm...

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    DIY Vegan Natural Deodorant Recipe

    November 21, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, VEGAN
    DIY Vegan Bi-Carb Free Natural Deodorant Recipe | Biome Naked Beauty | DIY Skin Care | Biome Eco Stores

    Our vegan, bi-carb free DIY natural deodorant paste is a dream to put on and leaves underarms soft, protected and odour free. Our DIY natural deodorant recipe combines soothing and ultra-moisturising cocoa and shea butters, coconut oil to eliminate bacteria, yeast and fungi, with vegan candelilla wax to protect, and arrowroot and kaolin white...

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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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    How to make your own nut milk: less waste, no additives and more value

    August 29, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, VEGAN
    How to make your own nut milk and what to do with the leftover nut milk pulp | Biome Eco Stores

    Today you can find and make your own delicious, creamy alternative milks from nuts and seeds that satisfy many dietary and philosophical needs.  There has been a dramatic growth in popularity of non-dairy milks for a range of reasons from dairy allergy and lactose intolerance, to consuming more plant-based foods for health, ethical and...

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    DIY Roll On Deodorant with Magnesium & Witch Hazel

    August 8, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    DIY Roll On Deodorant with Magnesium & Witch Hazel | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care

    Our DIY roll on deodorant combines magnesium, witch hazel, sea salt and your choice of essential oils to keep you feeling clean and fresh. It is a great alternative to natural deodorants made with bi-carb soda. It is vegan, easy to make and will help prevent and eliminate body odour fast.  Magnesium is naturally...

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    How Rosehip Oil Can Help Soothe Dry, Sensitive Skin this Winter

    June 6, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, VEGAN
    How Rosehip Oil Can Help Soothe Dry, Sensitive Skin this Winter

    With the Winter months upon us, many of us experience dry and sensitive skin. But did you know there is a simple, nourishing oil that can be used to bring skin back to peak condition. Rich in essential fatty acids, Omega 3,6 an 9, vitamins and antioxidants, rosehip oil is loved by many for...

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    Make Your Own “No Cook” Natural Mascara & Eyeliner

    May 30, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, VEGAN
    Make your own DIY natural mascara and natural eye liner | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | Biome Eco Stores

    A simple, natural mascara and eyeliner recipe that requires no melting of ingredients! Quick and easy, and you can upcycle old mascara wands and containers in the process. Below we outline the benefits of ingredients used. Activated Charcoal has a strong, dark colour that makes it perfect for DIY eyeliner and mascara. It is also...

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    DIY Seaweed, Green Tea & Epsom Salt Bath Bomb

    DIY Bath Bombs | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care

    A beautifully-scented bath bomb that is great for your skin and well being. Essential oils help calm your mind, while Epsom salts relax, seaweed detoxifies, and green tea soothes. Lovely to make as a gift or use to relax after a long day. Citric Acid is an alpha-hydroxy acid that stimulates collagen production and...

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    DIY Rosemary & Lavender Bath Melts

    DIY Rosemary & Lavender Bath Melts | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care

    These bath melts will help relax your skin and mind. Oats, butters and oils soothe and nourish itchy and irritated skin, while lavender and rosemary fight skin troubles and calm the mind. Treat yourself to these gorgeous-looking melts or make them as a gift! Apricot Kernel Oil is a light carrier oil and a great...

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    Are Biodegradable Bags The Best Option To Line My Bin With?

    May 15, 2018 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Biodegradable Bags: Are They Really Eco Friendly? | Biome Eco Stores

    As consumers, we feel slightly more at ease when we are told that plastic bags are biodegradable. But how can we be sure biodegradable bags are really eco friendly? Are they the same as degradable plastic bags? And when it comes to bin liners, is there a best option? Thankfully, there are rules for...

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