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    How to Choose Ethical Chocolate that is Healthy & Delicious

    March 21, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES, VEGAN
    Where to find ethical chocolate - nut free, dairy free, vegan and palm oil free chocolate - Biome Eco Stores

    Chocolate – one of life’s universal pleasures. Really, it should be added to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs! But the production of it is oftentimes a contentious issue. Awareness around production and the cost to small producers in developing countries is coming to the fore. Here are some ways to make ethical chocolate purchases this...

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    Make Your Own Natural Foundation Powder

    Make Your Own Natural Foundation Powder - DIY Skin Care - Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    While there is some excellent natural, palm oil free makeup available, arguably the cheapest, easiest and most natural foundation is one which you make yourself. You can find all of the raw ingredients you need at Biome’s Naked Beauty Bar. Our DIY natural foundation powder combines a range of gentle, beneficial clays, cacao and...

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    Make Your Own Natural, Whitening Tooth Powder

    Make your own natural tooth powder and natural toothpaste - Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    Are you finding it difficult to find a plastic free, toxin free toothpaste or tooth powder? Using just a few raw ingredients from our Naked Beauty Bar and our easy recipe below, you can make one in just a few minutes! Our DIY whitening tooth powder combines bentonite clay, activated charcoal and turmeric to...

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    Eco Friendly Ways to Protect, Treat & Condition Hair

    March 16, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    Eco friendly ways to treat, protect and condition hair

    Is your hair looking less shiny than previously, feeling like it needs some extra nourishment, or are you looking for an eco friendly way to condition hair after using a shampoo bar that isn’t apple cider vinegar? It’s a fairly safe bet to say that everyone likes to have luscious locks. Read on as...

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    The Conscious Step Story, Save the World with Socks!

    March 2, 2018 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, VEGAN
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    No matter who we are, we can always take a Conscious Step towards helping the issues that matter to us. With so many environmental, health, and humanitarian crises in the world today, it can be easy to feel helpless and overwhelmed, not knowing how or where to help. But sometimes, it can be as...

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    6 Plastic Free Hair Care Solutions

    February 21, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
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    When ditching plastic out of your life, finding a plastic free hair care routine can be challenging. Almost all shampoo, brushes and styling products have some form of plastic packaging or component, which is destined to pollute the Earth in landfill and make a demand for the plastic industry to produce more. The good news:...

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    5 Ways to Achieve a Plastic Free Laundry

    February 21, 2018 • CLEAN, ECO HOME, GUIDES, LIFE
    5 Way to Achieve a Plastic Free Laundry

    Modern technological change has enabled time and labour-saving hacks for living. But, we are now collectively finding that the old-fashioned way is sometimes best. Especially when it comes to health and the environment. The everyday task of doing the laundry is thankfully easier due to modern washing machines. Let’s face it, we don’t want...

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    The Revitalising Benefits of Matcha in Natural Skin Care

    February 7, 2018 • BEAUTY, EAT, GUIDES
    The Revitalising Benefits of Matcha in Natural Skin Care

    Matcha is your new best friend in natural skin care. This super ingredient, traditionally grown and harvested in Japan, is a potent skin and health tonic. For the ultimate in natural skin care, you really can’t go past products containing Matcha. What is matcha? Put simply, Matcha is a potent, high quality green tea. This...

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    Make Your Own Face Serum

    February 7, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    Make your own DIY face serum with jojoba oil and shea oil - Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    This DIY face serum acts as light, oil-based moisturiser that is absorbed quickly into the skin, carrying beneficial essential oils into your pores. Customise this face serum with a combination of essential oils depending on your skin type and needs, and nourish your skin with healthy, natural ingredients. For our’s we used essential oils suited...

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    Healthy School Lunch Ideas

    February 1, 2018 • CLEAN, EAT, GUIDES, LIFE
    Healthy School Lunch Ideas

    With the 2018 school year underway, here are some healthy school lunch ideas to help get the inspiration flowing. Ideally a school lunch will contain a mix of protein and healthy carbohydrates. Think sushi rolls, home-made muesli bars and muffins and veggie sticks. Bake Mixes Biome stocks a lovely range of vegan and nut...

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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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    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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    Why is Jojoba Oil so Good for Skin?

    January 18, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    Jojoba oil for natural skin care

    Do you want a facial and body oil that is a good multi-tasker as well as being completely natural and from a low-maintenance crop? Jojoba Oil could be the hero you’ve been waiting for. First gaining popularity in the 1970’s (remember your mother or grandmother’s cosmetics cabinet?) the benefits of this oil are being...

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