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What to Pack for a Summer Getaway

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EUROPE Traveling abroad is not as simple as buying a ticket and hopping on a plane. The top priority should always be safety, no matter where you travel and part of staying in an unfamiliar place is dressing to blend in. So, before you get out your suitcase and pack for that European getaway, here are some things you should leave in your closet.  It is wise to dress conservatively in any country abroad, especially those holding deep religious views. … READ MORE

Natural Products Expo East and upcoming events

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If you are in the natural products/beauty industry, it will come as no surprise to you that the Natural Products East Expo (NPEE) is right around the corner. As the time quickly approaches, there are certain tips that will make your trip to the show as easy and smooth as possible.  Here is the first part of our Survival Guide from last year that will help you prepare for your experience at NPEE 2015. http://www.puraproducts.com/survival-guide-npee-2014-bring/ Also, here are some upcoming … READ MORE

Father’s Day Beauty

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Since most men are uncomfortable with the idea of ‘BEAUTY’ for themselves, emphasis on health and well-being is often the better approach when referencing beauty products and cosmetics. Because men are no longer the only breadwinners and gender roles are beginning to blend, there is a convergence of masculine and feminine ideas in the industry. Women take the more holistic approach when it comes to cosmetics, thinking of their beauty ritual as a long-term investment in their future. Men, on … READ MORE

How to Co-exist With the Vegan in Your Non-Vegan Life

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Summer is right around the corner and you never know who you might fall in love with. Let’s say a carni meets a vegan. How will that work? Or let’s say you have a new vegan co-worker or in-law. How do you act? While getting past that first impression stage is always a challenge, these relationships may remain awkward if you don’t know how to co-exist, no matter what the dietary preferences may be. Here are some tips to help … READ MORE

The Art of Relaxed Productivity

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The hustle and bustle of today’s hectic and fast paced world has created a lifestyle of multitaskers; leading everyone to become a workaholic. With the aim at increasing productivity and life satisfaction through working, there is compelling evidence that shows slowing down is what actually improves these features, not speeding up. Due to the high levels of stress in modern society, relaxation is rather important. Workaholics must learn to prevent or resolve stressors in their lives as much as possible. … READ MORE

Summer Beauty Tips for 2015

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Wearing makeup in the hot summer sun can be more trouble than it’s worth! Trying to keep makeup looking fresh in the heat is often difficult because your face perspires and you find yourself constantly having to do touch-ups. Other than going bare-faced, what can be done? There are simple tips and tricks that can be done to keep your face perfectly in place and free from dripping and running. If you’re not one to adopt and embrace the natural … READ MORE

The History of Relaxation

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There are 150 new emails waiting in your inbox, you have 3 people on hold at the office because your next conference call starts in exactly five minutes and you just spilt scalding hot coffee on that new pair of work pants. I think it’s time to kick back. When we feel overworked and stressed, sometimes all we need is a few minutes to ourselves to just take it easy and relax. We all know relaxation is an essential part … READ MORE

Tips for a Stress-Free Vacation

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Summer is finally here. With the kids out of school and the arrival of beautiful weather, it is an enjoyable time for everyone! Many of us like to spend the summer making travel plans and going to exciting places with friends and family. However, while the idea of traveling somewhere can be new and exciting, it can also be very stressful. The work required to plan the perfect vacation can hang on our shoulders. Sometimes we even forget that the … READ MORE

South Florida Beauty Show – Miami Beach

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  The South Florida Beauty Show is South Florida’s #1 education and sales event for beauty professionals and future professionals. This year’s event will be held at the Miami Convention Center on August 30-31, 2015, where exhibitors will be displaying, demonstrating and selling their products and services for 2015. The focus of this event is to offer the latest and the best education and products to the professionals and future professionals of South Florida Many of our exhibitors offer education in our … READ MORE

The Osceola Women’s Show:Head2Toe

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Here is an event happening on April 16, 2016. The Osceola Women’s Show: Head2Toe is an exciting health, beauty and home show in Florida that offers women an opportunity to enjoy a special ladies day out. You will learn about the newest health and beauty services and tips from local businesses and vendors. There will be plenty of fun activities, refreshments, special raffle drawings and more. To sign up to participate or to find more information, visit their website below. … READ MORE

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

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