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    Easy DIY Coconut & Shea Body Whip

    April 4, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    Make your own body whip, body butter and body moisturiser - Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    A luxurious, rich body moisturiser helps to moisturise, hydrate, heal and condition skin. While mainstream body whip, body butter and moisturising cream can be expensive, and wasteful if you consider their packaging, it is actually really easy and cost effective to make your own. Here are the benefits of each ingredient we’ve used. Coconut...

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    How to Buy & Store Bread Without Plastic

    Reduce plastic waste - Biome reusable bread bag

    Single use plastic is ubiquitous. It’s easy to pick up a loaf of bread, packaged in a single use plastic bag and tied with a small single use plastic bread clip without thinking about the consequences. But, as we are well aware, plastic that is made to be used for just a few days...

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    4 Food Storage Ideas For Your Pantry That Aren’t Plastic

    Plastic free food storage solutions - Biome Eco Stores

    Are you concerned about the health implications associated with plastic food storage and looking for plastic free ways to store food in the pantry? Or perhaps you have been inspired to create a Pinterest worthy pantry that is neat and organised. Old fashioned solutions continue to stand the test of time. Continue reading as...

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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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    Top Tips to Make Zero Waste Travel Easier

    March 15, 2018 • BEAUTY, EAT, GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Top Tips to Make Zero Waste Travel Easier - Biome Eco Stores

    Exploring our wondrous planet, whether a short camping trip or adventures to other cultures, can test your efforts to reduce single-use, throw-away waste.  Most of us are a way off a “zero waste” life, but we can certainly travel with much less waste. With a little pre-planning there are many easy ways to avoid...

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    Make Your Own Acne Treatment Stick

    Make your own acne treatment stick - Biome Naked Beauty Bar - DIY skin care

    Our DIY acne treatment stick, which combines healing beeswax, calming shea butter, and antibacterial coconut oil and essential oils, can be applied on any pimple or breakout-prone area to naturally soothe and heal. Below we’ve outlined the benefits of each of the ingredients used. Beeswax is healing and high in Vitamin A. Shea Butter reduces...

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    What We Can Recycle For You at Biome

    March 3, 2018 • GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    What we can recycle for you at Biome

    Did you know that you can drop at any Biome store personal care and cosmetics packaging, toothpaste tubes and toothbrushes, wine corks, pens and markers for recycling whether purchased from us or not?  These are all items that can not be placed in your household recycling bin, so to save you the worry of...

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    5 simple ways to achieve an eco-beauty routine

    5 simple ways to achieve an eco-beauty routine

    If you have a bathroom full of plastic shampoo bottles, cosmetic containers and plastic exfoliators, don’t worry, you’re not alone. There are a number of ways you can achieve a simplified eco-beauty routine, and we are here with our suggestions. Whether you’re interested in healthier ingredients for yourself or the eco-system, we have some...

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    How To Make Your Own DIY Natural Dishwasher Detergent Tablets

    February 21, 2018 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, ECO HOME
    Make your own DIY dishwasher detergent tablets - toxin free cleaning products

    Making your own natural dishwasher detergent tablets means never relying on the store-bought stuff again! Ditch the synthetic detergents and wasteful plastic packaging – this DIY doesn’t take long to prepare, can be used with any dishwasher, and keeps dishes sparkling clean, naturally. Bi-Carb & Citric Acid have powerful cleansing powers and create the fizz in your...

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    6 Twine String Bespoke Craft Projects

    February 21, 2018 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, LIFE
    6 things you can create with twine - twine string art - macrame - DIY craft with twine

    Shabby chic, rustic interior décor and jewellery is very popular at the moment. But rather than buy from fast homeware/mass produced goods stores, there are lots of twine string projects you can create at home. Not only are these DIY craft projects fun, by using sustainably sourced twine string they are more ethical, environmentally...

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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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    Make Your Own Orange, Poppyseed & Coconut DIY Body Scrub

    February 13, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    Make Your Own Orange, Poppyseed & Coconut Body Scrub - Biome Naked Beauty Bar - DIY Skin Care

    Start the day by scrubbing all your worries (and dead skin cells) away with this rejuvenating orange, poppyseed and coconut DIY body scrub. Packed full of natural ingredients to nourish and heal your skin, with a burst of citrus aroma to wake you up and leave you feeling energised. Coconut Oil & Flesh are naturally rich in...

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    DIY Dry Shampoo

    February 13, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    Make your own DIY dry shampoo | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | Biome Eco Stores

    This DIY dry shampoo combines oil absorbing powders, and essential oils to compliment your hair type to keep your hair in top condition, even when it’s been a while between washes. Cornstarch is great at absorbing moisture, so it will suck all the excess oil away from your hair. It’s also anti-inflammatory, which can help...

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