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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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How to Get Beach Body Ready for Summer!

http://www.networka.com/shows/2/alana-surfer-girl Summer is coming - and you've been drinking beer, eating comfort foods, and basically hibernating under sweaters for the last 6 months. Soon, it will be warm, and you will be bikini clad.  How do you get your winter self ready for summer? Keep reading for Pura Vida Body's best Beach Body Tips, and embrace the sunshine and ditch the sweater (and beer - it's mojito season now!)! How to Get Beach Body Ready for Summer  http://favim.com/image/3130911/ Fill Your Diet with Anti-Bloating Foods  You don't need to hit the gym every day to look more toned and fresh. Small quick fixes can help. Often, what you eat can cause your body to bloat more than normal, especially if you...

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5 Ways to Use Coconut Oil This Holiday Season

(photo via: http://www.pixgood.co and Richard Cummins/Corbis) Santa Claus and coconut oil have something in common - they make many people happy, and dole out gifts. With organic coconut oil, the gift is 100% natural and can be applied to almost any ailment, skin condition, or beauty need to provide an all natural and gentle solution.  Who doesn't love coconut oil? The sweet smelling miracle oil can almost be used for anything. From helping to whiten teeth to creating vegan baking wonders, coconut oil offers a natural solution to everyday beauty problems. Coconut oil plays a big part in our organic coconut coffee scrub - as it works to relieve skin and keep you hydrated both during and after a scrub session. Needless...

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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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How to Naturally Remove Stretch Marks

Ahhh stretch marks. Almost everyone experiences them at some point - many spend countless hours agonizing over them, and attempting various treatments to remove them. Pregnancy, weight fluctuation, medication, disease, and a number of other factors can cause the universally pesky stretch mark. Stretch marks happen. Luckily, there is a way to naturally reduce the appearance of stretch marks without cosmetic surgery or expensive treatments. Let's explore those, but first ...  What Is a Stretch Mark?  As we mentioned, stretch marks are caused by a number of both natural and circumstantial factors. The actual marking, is your skin reacting to a quick change in weight or growth. As the skin stretches, the stretch marks appear due to extensive pulling of the skin, causing the...

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