We were grateful to have the chance to interview author and researcher, Ellen Heuven, about her new book - Psychology of Positive Aging - a compilation of interviews with women over fifty. At PURA, Ellen’s research is of keen interest to us as a skincare company that is founded on the values of protecting women’s health, elevating a woman’s appreciation for her natural, individual beauty, and honouring her body, mind, soul throughout the various stages of her life. Keep reading to learn more about how, “you can grow, be beautiful and achieve goals, not so much DESPITE but WITH or THANKS to aging.”
We are so pleased to introduce you to 2022's first PURA Muse - Bridgett Burrick Brown - the founder of The Beyond Beauty Project. Bridgett started The Beyond Beauty Project as a podcast that is redefining the meaning of beauty. Over the past year, it has blossomed into a movement to improve self-esteem and confidence around body image and mental health. We recently caught up with Bridgett to chat all things beauty - from the origins of her podcast and her definition of beauty, to her self-care toolbox, as well as her favourite PURA potions. Keep reading to learn more about this inspiring project...
At PURA, we are consciously committed to creating a sustainable and beautiful future together. One of the ways we achieve this goal is by partnering with local suppliers to reduce our carbon footprint as well as to promote other local businesses like ourselves. Keep reading to learn more about our local suppliers and how they, too, are contributing to a sustainable future for us all. In PURE we trust.
PURA's Holiday Gift Guide has arrived just in time for the giving season! With an array of skincare, body care and natural perfumes, we have unique, Made in Canada treasures to delight everyone on your list. Shopping local and ethically made has never been more important and we encourage you to give the gift of luxurious, sustainable self-care and beauty essentials this holiday season with PURA Botanicals...and don’t forget to treat yourself too!
PURA's beloved hand cream, Winter's Eve, is back for the fall and winter season! The perfect gift for any occasion, Winter's Eve features a complex blend of exquisite ingredients that evoke the warm, bright and enchanting fireside memories of winter. Replenishing the skin's moisture with Vitamin E and coconut oil, this cream is luxurious hand care for the dry fall and winter months. Keep reading to learn more about PURA's most giftable potion...from the story of its inception to the allure of its intoxicating, and natural ingredients...
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.