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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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Organic Coffee Scrub a Beauty "Must-Have"

Pura Vida Body's Organic Coconut Coffee Scrub Featured in Gloss and Dirt's 2015 "Best of Beauty!" Fab beauty, culture, and fashion blogger Shannon Ray of Gloss and Dirt, named Pura Vida Body's organic coffee scrub among a carefully curated selection of her favorite must have beauty items of 2015.  We're so honored to be mentioned amongst some majorly awesome beauty brands! Check the video out here:   Happy 2016!  Pura Vida!

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Using Coffee Scrub in Winter

photo via: http://www.disicouture.com/dc-beauty-my-favorite-natural-and-homemade-spa-treatment-for-body-face-and-hair/ 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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Winter Skin Woes: How to Combat Dry Skin This Winter

(photo via: http://www.hdwallpapersact.com/winter-girl/)  Soft touchable skin isn’t something that comes to mind when you take a look out the window and see gusting wind and icy snow. Winter is here again, and with it the inner reptilian within each of us. The fluctuation between cold harsh outdoor weather and warm dry indoor weather wreaks havoc on even the most oily skin types. According to Dr. Nick Lowe, a London based dermatologist at Cranley Clinic, the skin becomes dry in winter due to a few different moisture sucking factors: “The barrier that prevents skin getting dry is in the outer most layer, the stratum corneum. When the skin becomes dry, the lipids (fats) that help stick skin cells together and prevent...

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