At PURA, we believe that the art of the beauty ritual is an intimate and mindful experience to be not only nurtured, but celebrated. While we create wondrous, plant-based potions in our pristine lab, it is in your home where skincare products and self-care rituals find their true place and rhythm. We recently collaborated with HGTV interior design star, Holly Baker, who shares all her wisdom on curating spaces that thoughtfully facilitate and inspire our cherished, everyday beauty rituals. Often, when our self-care potions are both beautifully displayed and readily accessible, the more likely we are to use them -- in Holly’s words, “sometimes pretty spaces inspire us to treat ourselves better”. Keep reading for simple and easy ways to create these ‘beauty spaces’ in your home and life as Holly shares how interior design can both compliment and inspire your self-care rituals.
PURA's July muse, Nickol Walkemeyer, shares her personal journey and career trajectory as one of Canada's most sought-after make-up artists. From immigrating to Canada as a toddler, opening a beauty boutique in West Edmonton Mall, to travelling the world as a respected make-up artist, Nickol is transparent about the ups and downs of the beauty industry and how she has grown during the current pandemic. Keep reading for summer skincare and make-up tips and learn how Nickol defines true beauty...
It's summertime and with the warm temperatures, increased humidity and exposure to the sun’s rays, it’s highly likely that your skin is craving a fresh ritual to keep you glowing, revitalized, and ready to safely embrace this glorious season. At PURA, we have created this comprehensive guide to summer skin so you can enjoy your glowiest summer yet!
We are thrilled to officially announce that PURA's beloved Signature Overnight Watermelon Mask is featured in the Summer 2021 Jilly Box! This is truly a wildest 'dream come true' for our founder, Lane Edwards, and the entire team at PURA. We are all such big fans of Jillian's aesthetic, outlook on life and philanthropic goals that it has been our absolute pleasure to contribute PURA's bestselling potion to such a sought-after and celebrated subscription box. We invite you to a 'behind-the-scenes' peek in this tell-all blog post interview in which Lane shares PURA's Summer 2021 Jilly Box journey...
Holly Baker is a self-made interior design sensation. With her focus on airy, spacious interiors, she draws on inspiration from her hometown in Northern Alberta as well as the deserts and architecture of California. Appearing on HGTV and A&E interior design programs south of the border, Holly's unique style is both accessible and inspiring to many homeowners. In this blog post, she shares her journey as a designer, how she has pivoted during the current pandemic, and how she endeavours to make every home she works on the very best version of itself possible.
Anna Nenoiu is a celebrity make-up artist and beauty expert based in Toronto, Ontario. Growing up in the rolling hills of Transylvania, Anna shares the magic of plant-based beauty remedies she learned as a child and also reveals the modern-day, botanical beauty rituals that ground her during these uncertain, pandemic times. She also shares with us her newest project which aims to help women face the world as the very best version of themselves!
At PURA, we believe in the power of nature to heal, restore, and refresh. All of our skincare relies on highly potent, plant-powered ingredients, soothing aromatherapy, and nutrient-dense formulas designed to give you the ultimate in non-toxic skincare results. Many of PURA’s potions contain high levels of plant-based antioxidant ingredients, sourced from around the world, which work to combat the effects of free radicals.
All of PURA's imaginative potions weave a story, and PURA's newest release, The Azure Dream Cloud, begins with the tale of a friendship born long ago between between PURA's founder and formulator, Lane Edwards and Edmontonian turned global entrepreneur, beauty and wellness expert, Lindsay Jang.
A multi-acid recovery fusion, the Azure Dream Cloud is an ethereal ‘2-in-1’ lotion and serum hybrid that exfoliates, preserves and regenerates the skin with its whipped cloud texture. Keep reading to hear more from Lane and Lindsay as they reflect on their shared childhood experience, moving abroad, and crafting the Azure Dream Cloud.