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Pura Ingredients: Aloe Vera

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One key ingredient in our hand cream is aloe vera. The spiked green plant you see out in your yard has been used for centuries as a treatment for several skin conditions. Studies show it heals; wounds, dry skin, minor infections and even sunburn, quicker than the standard dressing. It has been known as the ‘plant of immortality’ since the time of the ancient Egyptians. The tough-skinned plant is cut open to gain access to the clear gel inside which … READ MORE

Pura Ingredients: African Ginger

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A key ingredient in our soap bars is African Ginger. This natural root harvested in South Africa is regarded as Africa’s best all natural anti-inflammatory aid. In fact, due to its great medicinal effects, it has been over-harvested and traded and is now rare and almost extinct in the wild. Ginger has a long history of use in African traditional medicine for several different ailments, with the most popular being headaches, influenza and sinus and throat infections. Taking pride in … READ MORE

Pura Ingredients: Himalayan Sea Salt

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Pass the Salt… Not that PINK stuff! The Himalayan Mountain range stretches across Asia, passing through China, Nepal and India. Although these mountains are often known for Mount Everest, their highest peak, here is something new to think about – salt. Hundreds of years ago, these crystallized salt beds were once covered in lava. Over time, the lava acted as a protection from the elements, leading people to believe this salt is the purest on Earth. Unlike other salts from … READ MORE

Mmmm…minty

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One of the key ingredients in many of our products is the essential oil of peppermint. Not only is peppermint refreshing, rejuvenating, and cooling but it also has real health benefits, if it is of good quality. Don’t be fooled just because a product smells like peppermint, many companies use artificial peppermint fragrance oil as a way to scent their product, opposed to peppermint essential oil. However, there are no health benefits to peppermint fragrance oil. We only use the … READ MORE

Transitioning From Winter Skin Care To Spring

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It’s very important to make a good transition from winter skin care to spring, especially if you live in a climate where the differences in temperature and humidity are significant.  From the basic tips like changing your moisturizer and cleaning out your makeup kit to more subtle changes, here are the important changes for spring skin care that you shouldn’t ignore! Spring Skin Exfoliation – Whether you’ve been thorough with your exfoliation routine during the winter or not, spring is not … READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Help Pura Botanica Make a Difference this Mother’s Day

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Lighthouse Point, FL — Show Mom how much you care this Mother’s Day, and help make the day one to remember for thousands of children at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County, BGCBC, by purchasing Pura Botanica’s special Mother’s Day Gift Set. This year’s gift set includes luxurious, all- natural bath and body-care products to help give mom a little more of what she needs most…relaxation,rest, and rejuvenation; and Pura Botanica will donate ALL proceeds to the Boys … READ MORE

History of Mother’s Day

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We all take time on the second Sunday in May every year to honor the special mothers in our lives, but have you ever wondered when this tradition began? The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. Holiday in 1914. Jarvis would later denounce the holiday’s commercialization and spent the latter part of her life trying to remove it from the calendar. Mother’s Day traditionally involves presenting mothers with flowers, … READ MORE

Upcoming Events

SPATEC SPRING N. AMERICA – Miami, FL April 26 – 29. Network with Spa and Wellness Industry Decision-Makers. http://www.spatecevents.com/northamerica   SUNFEST – West Palm Beach, FL April 28 – May 3.  Lenny Kravits, Fall Out Boy, BOSTON, more. http://www.sunfest.com/   DERBY DAY AT MIZNER – Boca Raton, FL May 2nd. Ultimate Race Day Party benefits Make-A-Wish Foundation.http://www.derbydayatmizner.com/index.html   ISBN CONFERENCE – Amelia Island, FL May 3 – 5 International SalonSpa Business Network Convention. http://www.salonspanetwork.org/   PREMIERE ORLANDO – Orlando, FL May … READ MORE

Preparing Your Retail Store For Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is just a month away, what do you have planned to drive sales during this seasonal rush? We’re not talking about chocolates, flowers and perfumes – more like banners, newsletters and Facebook campaigns. Here’s 4 easy ways to help get your business ready for Mothers Day!   1. Design and code a Mother’s Day Email Newsletter; blast it out to strategic partners and customers. 2. Use Social Media to show how your business relates to Mothers. (ie) Run … READ MORE

Makes Moms Happy

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Last year we were lucky to help support our local Boys and Girls Club’s “Art with a Heart” program. The experience was absolutely incredible and we’re excited to announce we are able to support this program even more this year. The “Art with a Heart” program was established by Barbara Fedderman, a 15-year veteran with the Boys and Girls Club of Broward County. This is a diversified program that enables kids with an outlet to express themselves positively, while developing … READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Pura Botanica Products Featured in ABC’s DANCING WITH THE STARS On-Set Product Lounge

ALL-NATURAL BATH & BEAUTY PRODUCT COMPANY, PURA BOTANICA, WILL PRESENT A CUSTOM “PASSPORT TO BLISS” GIFT SET IN THE ON-SET PRODUCT LOUNGE OF ABC’S DANCING WITH THE STARS. Lighthouse Point, FL— Pura Botanica is excited to announce that the Pura product lines was featured on-set of the hit show, ABC’s DANCING WITH THE STARS. Offering a custom “Passport to Bliss” Gift Set, Pura Botanica included their new Botanic Bath Infusion Singles, the perfect prescription for tired feet and achy muscles. … READ MORE

3 Easy Ways to Naturally Restore

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We live in a beautiful world of simplicity and chaos, storms and calm seas, and many other contradictions. To live more fully we need to focus on balance. For all of our active moments, we need to find relaxation. For all of our troubles, we need to find healing. Here are 3 easy ways to focus on restoring yourself physically, emotionally, and mentally: Feed All of Your Senses Our body, mentality, and emotions are all closely tied so it’s important … READ MORE

Pura Botanica is a Proud Sponsor of the Concours d’ Elegance

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Community is close to our hearts at Pura Botanica and we’re proud to announce we will be sponsoring the Concours d ‘Elegance in lovely Boca Raton, Florida in support of the Boys & Girls Club of Broward County. Concours d’ Elegance is a three day event celebrating the automobile and the influence it has had upon history. Featuring exotic cars, vintage transportation, private jets, and much more, this event sparks imaginations and creates a playground for travel enthusiasts. More importantly, … READ MORE

It’s a New Year and Time for a New, Rejuvenated You

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Each of us find our own way of embracing the New Year. Many, if not most of us, start the year with resolutions to improve ourselves and our lives. Some of us stray away from resolutions because we believe the quest for self-improvement is continuous or maybe that the timeline shouldn’t be annual. Some of us focus on monthly goals, or even daily goals, or maybe cyclical goals like Ben Franklin was famous for. No matter how you approach the … READ MORE

3 Keys to a Stress-Free Holiday Lifestyle

3 Keys to a Stress-Free Holiday Lifestyle

Holidays are filled with times of excitement, love, and unfortunately sometimes stress. If you typically find yourself stressed throughout this time of year, then it’s time to take a step back and prepare for a stress-free holiday. Plan Ahead & Scale Back Staying stress-free often comes down to some simple planning and preparation. First, take a look at your task list and ask yourself “what will happen if I don’t complete this task?” to determine how important each item is. An … READ MORE

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