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    Baby Bath Toys – Making Bathtime Fun, Naturally!

    October 25, 2017 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, LIFE
    baby bath toys picture

    Baby bath toys, bubbles, suds – bathtime is a special time for you and your baby. Not only is it a time to play and explore (as well as rinse away the messy exploring from the day), but it’s a time to bond and make memories together. Therefore, only the best baby bath toys will do....

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    How to Make Delicious Fermented Kombucha

    October 19, 2017 • EAT, ECO HOME, GUIDES
    How to make kombucha a home

    Kombucha – it sounds like the latest dance craze but is in fact a wonderful way to drink yourself to good health. Here, we give you step-by-step instructions for how to make your own. What is kombucha? With mounting evidence of how important gut health is, kombucha is becoming a popular drink of choice....

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    How to Make Delicious Vegan Cheese at Home

    October 12, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE
    How to make vegan cheese - shop Mad Millie vegan cheese kits at Biome Eco Stores

    Being vegan, or simply reducing meat and dairy consumption, comes with many benefits for the planet and your health. Now, you can make delicious dairy-free vegan cheese without additives. According to www.chooseveg.com/environment, switching to a vegan diet saves 50% more carbon emissions than driving a Prius! Animal farming and protein production is huge contributor...

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    Bi-carb free natural deodorant for sensitive skin – all the details

    October 4, 2017 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, LIFE
    Bi-carb free natural deodorant for sensitive skin

    Some people react to bi-carb soda in natural deodorant. Here we give you the skinny on some excellent alternatives. Natural deodorant and bi-carb soda More and more people are turning to natural deodorants to keep their underarms fresh as a daisy. With a proliferation of options now on the market, people are embracing the...

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    The Best Palm Oil Free Toothpastes for the Whole Family

    September 8, 2017 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, GUIDES
    The best palm oil free natural toothpastes for your family

    Palm oil derived ingredients are hidden in all kinds of personal care products, even your toothpaste!  That means that you may be unwittingly supporting the destructive and cruel palm oil industry simply by brushing your teeth. Even more frustrating, the palm oil derived ingredients are used for sweetening and foaming—two purposes that are completely...

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    Make Your Own Revitalising Peppermint Foot Soak

    September 7, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    Biome Naked Beauty Bar - Revitalising peppermint foot soak with magnesium salts cooling peppermint - DIY Skin Care

    This revitalising foot soak, with mineral rich magnesium salts, nourishing castor oil, energising green tea and revitalising peppermint oil will revive tired sore, achy feet. In fact, it will do such a good job at pepping you up, we recommend you avoid doing it just before bed!  Both Tasmanian sea salt and Murray River salt...

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    Homemade Bug & Mosquito Repellent

    August 15, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Biome Naked Beauty Bar - Homemade Bug & Mosquito Repellent

    As with many common household and beauty items, a natural bug and mosquito repellent can be made inexpensively at home, using simple, natural ingredients. This bug and mosquito repellent is based on apple cider vinegar and a combination of herbs that have been known for their antibacterial, antiviral, antiseptic, and antifungal properties for centuries....

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    The Difference Between Vegan and Beeswax Wraps

    August 3, 2017 • EAT, ECO HOME, GUIDES
    Difference between reusable Vegan wax wrap and Beeswax wraps

    Source: WRAPPA Reusable Food Wraps   Beeswax or Vegan? One of the biggest sources of unsustainable and landfill-bound items in the home is the plastic we keep our food in. Plastic containers and lids, plastic cling wrap, plastic bags – all unnecessary plastic that is touching our food, leeching toxins and creating environmentally-unfriendly materials destined...

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    DIY Natural Shampoo Paste

    July 19, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    DIY Natural Shampoo Paste - Biome Naked Natural Beauty Bar

    Have you ever heard of washing your hair with clay? Clay is actually really beneficial for your hair, just as it is when applied to your face in a face mask or when used in a DIY deodorant. It detoxes and leaves your hair shiny and clean with lots of volume. Here we use...

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    DIY Herbal Conditioning Hair Spritz

    July 19, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    DIY Herbal Conditioning Spritz

    Conditioning your hair with apple cider vinegar after washing with a natural shampoo or shampoo bar adds  shine, brightens the natural colour, leaves hair soft and easy to comb, removes soap build up, and helps combat dandruff and eczema. It’s also simple, natural, and toxin and palm oil free, which is even better. Many...

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    Top 6 Reasons to Use a Bamboo Hair Brush

    July 18, 2017 • BEAUTY
    Top 6 reasons to use a wooden or bamboo hair brush

    Did you know that you can buy a 100% plastic free, vegan hair brush? Our Brightwood hair brushes are made from bamboo and natural rubber, and not only are they a more sustainable option for the environment in terms of them being plastic free (even the cushioning bit) and vegan, they are a better...

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    5 Ways to Treat Sore Joints, Aching Muscles & Dry, Chapped Skin Naturally

    July 12, 2017 • GUIDES, LIFE
    Soothe sore joints, aching muscles and dry skin naturally

    Sore joints, aching muscles and dry, chapped skin are common ailments during the colder months, but these five simple, natural remedies may help. 1. Magnesium Magnesium is a naturally occurring mineral and vital for the healthy function of the brain, heart, bones, muscle contraction, and energy production. There is a lot of research documenting...

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    DIY Sore Muscle Rub

    July 12, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES
    Biome's Naked Natural Beauty Bar - DIY Sore Muscle Rub

    This DIY sore muscle rub creates a soothing, warming sensation, then transitions to a refreshing, cooling sensation. It’s perfect for soothing tense muscles after an uncomfortable night’s sleep, or sore muscles after strenuous activity or exercise. It also works to sooth tension headaches by massaging some into the back of your neck and shoulders. Ingredients...

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    Cacao, Peppermint & Orange DIY Tinted Lip Balm

    June 20, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    Cacao, Peppermint & Orange DIY Tinted Lip Balm

    Our gorgeous, smooth and chocolatey DIY tinted lip balm, with its almost burgundy palette is just divine. With the added benefits of nourishing shea and cocoa butters, and a little castor oil for shine, this vegan lip balm is a must to have in your hand bag this winter. How to Make Your Own Cacao,...

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    Rose & Pink Clay Layered DIY Bath Salts

    May 17, 2017 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, DIY RECIPES
    DIY skin care - Rose and pink clay DIY bath salts

      These layered bath salts with mineral rich, sustainably harvested Murray River salt flakes and Tasmanian sea salt, healing Australian pink clay, and the luxurious addition of rose petals and essential oils, will turn a simple soak in the tub into a rejuvenating and relaxing experience. Layering the ingredients gives this recipe something special, especially...

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