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Why is Costa Rican Arabica Coffee the Best for Drinking and Coffee Scrub?

At Pura Vida Body, we love coffee. We love to drink it and we love to scrub with it.  We're picky about the coffee we drink, just as we're picky about the coffee we scrub on our skin. We want the best - the best quality, the best for the environment, and the best aroma/flavor.  At Pura Vida Body, we also love Costa Rica.  The natural beauty, the healthy lifestyle, and the abundance of eco-consciousness, make it a model for how countries should protect the environment and treat ecological resources.  Costa Rica has high quality, delicious, coffee with many varieties and flavors.  Why is Costa Rican Coffee so Good? The delicious, balanced, and perfectly flavored coffee of Costa Rica is...

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Using Coffee Scrub in Winter

photo via: As a member of our #scrubbassador family, you may have noticed that your organic coconut coffee scrub feels a little different in the colder months. Do not fret! This is natural, normal, and a testament to our fabulous all natural and organic ingredients.  At Pura Vida Body, we are committed to using the best ingredients in our organic coffee scrub. We only use all natural organic ingredients, never add fragrance, and only use 100% extra virgin organic coconut oil (never any filler oils).  By using the best ingredients out there, we create, what we feel is, the best coffee scrub. We have chosen to use only organic 100% extra virgin coconut oil in our scrub. This is quite unique...

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Health Benefits of Organic Coconut Coffee Scrub

About Us, Our Scrub, and Our Ingredients WHY WE SCRUB THE WAY WE DO At Pura Vida Body we care about the ingredients we buy, eat, and put on our skin. We believe in bio organic, sustainable practices, supporting local communities, and preserving our environment. Our scrubs are made with all natural, organic, ingredients, created and farmed with sustainable practices and sourced from local Costa Rican communities*.  OUR SCRUB Let's Get Back to Basics. The Main Ingredients in Our Organic Coconut Coffee Scrub: Organic Arabica Coffee100% Organic Extra Virgin Coconut OilOrganic Brown SugarSea Salt OUR INGREDIENTS  Benefits of Organic Arabica Coffee:  Naturally exfoliates dry, dead, skin to promote healthy rejuvenation Stimulates blood flow in the skin and promotes circulation with...

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Best Restaurants in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

At Pura Vida Body, we hope to share a few of Costa Rica's many wonderful practices and resources with you, to not only make you feel great through the organic, natural, sustainable ingredients in our organic coconut coffee scrub, but to also introduce you to Pura Vida, and the benefits of the "Pure Life." Our source for the organic coffee, organic coconut oil, organic brown sugar, and sea salt in our organic coconut coffee scrub, Costa Rica is a role model in environmentalism, sustainability, and healthy living.  Santa Teresa, a small surf town on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, embodies so much of what inspires us at Pura Vida Body. From healthy living - surfing, yoga, swimming, to healthy...

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Why "Fragrance Free" Is the Way to Be

Smells - from fresh baked chocolate chip cookies to a baby's dirty diaper, smells and scents create a physical reaction, evoke memories, and ultimately play a huge part in our sensory lives. Right now, you could probably list off five different perfumes and match five friends to each scent. The intense emotional link to the sense of smell is not missed on fragrance producers, makeup companies, skin care lines, or hair product brands. While we all have our favorite perfume, and made our parents' eyes water with the amount of lotions, body washes, and sprays we doused ourselves in during our adolescent years, we probably have never stopped to think about what it is we are actually using on our bodies...

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