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    DIY Rose Water & 7 Ways You Can Use It!

    October 18, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    DIY rose water | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care | Biome Eco Stores

    Rose water does a wonderful job at soothing skin and hair and calming the mind with it’s delicate fragrance. Use it to cleanse and tone skin, in a relaxing bath, to spray on your pillow before bed, or as a natural perfume. And did you know it’s actually really easy to make your own? By...

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    How To Create a Zero Waste Shopping Kit

    October 17, 2018 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How to create your own zero waste shopping kit | Biome Eco Stores

    With the lightweight plastic bag ban upon us, most of us now have a stash of reusable shopping bags kept in a convenient place. But with plastic packaging commonplace across supermarkets, how can you have more of an impact when it comes to reducing plastic waste? It’s time to take it up a notch....

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    DIY Hand Sanitiser Spray

    October 10, 2018 • DIY RECIPES
    DIY Hand Sanitiser | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care

    This is the perfect handbag size hand sanitiser! Combining palm oil free glycerine, alcohol free witch hazel, lavender hydrosol and a blend of germ fighting essential oils, this DIY hand sanitiser is easy to make and will leave hands feeling clean, fresh and soft. Find the recipe for our DIY hand sanitiser spray below....

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    Bokashi Composting: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

    October 10, 2018 • GROW, GUIDES, LIFE
    Bokashi composting - everything you've ever wanted to know | Biome Eco Stores

    A bokashi compost system is one of the easiest ways to direct food waste away from landfill and instead create valuable soil conditioner and fertiliser for your garden. Plus, it will help you avoid the need for a bin liner! With so many of you interested in bokashi style composting, we’ve answered your most...

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    The 5 Rs of Zero Waste

    October 4, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    The 5 Rs of Zero Waste | Biome Eco Stores

    Every item we use has an environmental cost, some greater than others. By managing our waste in accordance with the 5 Rs, we can all make a difference by being mindful of the waste we generate. According to Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home, the 5 Rs of zero waste are: Refuse Reduce Reuse...

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    How to protect your kids from these common toxins

    September 19, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE
    How To Protect Your Kids From These Common Toxins | Biome Eco Stores

    We speak to lots of parents in our Biome stores and on online who are worried about commonly used toxins harming their kids. It is shocking how normal it has become for these known problematic chemicals to be in household and body products.  But, there are ways to avoid them. Read on as we...

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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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    Sweet as Honey Chamomile & Coconut Sugar DIY Lip Scrub

    August 28, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    Sweet as Honey Chamomile & Coconut Sugar DIY Lip Scrub | Biome Eco Stores | Biome Naked Beauty

    Our gorgeous sweet as honey chamomile and coconut sugar lip scrub will leave your lips feeling smooth and looking refreshed. Combining nourishing apricot kernel oil, exfoliating raw and coconut sugars, antioxidant rich raw honey, and soothing chamomile. Find the recipe and ingredients below. Make Your Own Sweet as Honey Chamomile & Coconut Sugar Lip...

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    Minimalist, low waste camping tips to get away from it all

    August 23, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE

    I love camping.  I love escaping into wilderness.  I love waking early to the birdsong, poking the campfire to life, and watching the day come alive. But, I rarely do it… So many of us are drawn to camping in the outdoors to be surrounded by the simplicity, calm and freedom of nature. We...

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    DIY Lemon, Grapefruit & Poppy Seed Bath Melts Recipe

    August 17, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    DIY Lemon, Grapefruit & Poppy Seed Bath Melts Recipe | Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    Our buttery, deliciously scented DIY bath melts will leave your skin feeling wonderfully soft and moisturised. Containing nourishing ingredients like shea butter, cocoa butter and jojoba oil,  they are quick and easy to make and are a cute gift idea for someone special. Find our bath melts recipe and ingredients below.  Lemon, Grapefruit &...

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    How to Use a Shaving Soap: Reduce Waste, Avoid Irritants & Save Money!

    August 16, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Why you should use a shaving soap when shaving | Biome Eco Stores

    By switching to a traditional moisture-rich shaving soap, reusable stainless steel razor and shaving brush, you can reduce waste, avoid skin-irritating ingredients, lessen the likelihood of razor burn and ingrown hairs, and save money.  What better results could you want from shaving!  But how do you use them? Shaving soaps are used for shaving...

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    Heavenly Rose Whipped Body Butter

    August 14, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Heavenly Rose Whipped Body Butter | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care

    Combining rose, shea butter, coconut oil and pink clay, our heavenly rose whipped body butter will nourish, soothe and heal dry skin and leave it feeling wonderfully soft and moisturised. Find the recipe and links to the ingredients below. It is so easy to make and is such a fun activity to do with...

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    How to Brew a Zero Waste Coffee

    August 9, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How to brew a zero waste coffee | Biome Eco Stores

    We love a cup of coffee or two throughout the day, but we don’t love the potential impact our coffee habit has on the environment. What if we told you it is easy to have a zero waste coffee, or more realistically, a low waste coffee that tastes incredible and produces minimal waste? Read...

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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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    DIY Liquid Soap

    July 17, 2018 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, DIY RECIPES
    DIY Liquid Soap | Pure Castile Soap | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care

    Our DIY liquid soap is a really easy recipe which combines Biome’s pure castile bar soap, your favourite carrier oil, essential oils and distilled water. Use this recipe to wash hands, your face, body or hair. You can also use it with Biome’s 3-in-1 Face Clay to make your own facial cleanser. This recipe...

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