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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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Say No To Filler Oils

What's in a body scrub?   A question many have asked once the scrub is washed off and their skin is left feeling sticky, oily, or dried out. At Pura Vida Body, we've also asked, and answered the question by keeping our ingredients to a minimum and holding our organic coconut coffee scrub to an extremely high standard.  Our goal at Pura Vida Body is to create the best all natural organic coconut coffee body scrub and to make it with the finest ingredients for your skin. We focus on using high quality ingredients, to nourish and soothe all skin types. We use only 100% organic coconut oil in our scrub - which is quite unique as it turns out.  We've noticed a trend in...

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Quick Guide to Finding the Perfect Skin Care Routine

If "beauty is only skin deep," then shouldn’t we be taking better care of our skin? We’ve mentioned before, the importance of using organic products on your skin – it’s your biggest organ after all. To use another catch phrase, starting with organic products is “just the tip of the iceberg.”  Ok, we’re done abusing catch phrases, and your patience, now. Yes, it’s incredibly important to take care of your skin with all natural organic products. But what exactly does that mean? How do you create a skin routine that: 1). You actually follow, and 2). Works to keep your skin healthy and youthful? While everyone’s skin is a bit different (oily, normal, dry, combos, etc.), we’ve created a basic skin...

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DIY: How to Make Ginger Tea

We're usually more into coffee, but even we can't deny the temptation of a good cup of tea from time to time. Our current favorite: simple to make, fresh, ginger tea with lime and honey.  Treat yourself to a DIY spa day, and enjoy sipping on this refreshingly light brew in between your organic coconut coffee scrub sessions.  Ingredients: 3 TBSP Ginger - feel free to get liberal with it!1 Lime1 TBSP Lemon Grass 1 TBSP Honey - optional Get Choppin! Boil water, enough for about 4 cups of tea. Pour onto ingredients in large tea serving pot. Add honey if using. Use a large spoon to mash ingredients and release flavor.  Let steep for 5 minutes, and enjoy! Pura Vida!    

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