My night-time ritual uses some of my favourite PURA products. There is something so simple about a bedtime routine, but when it involves all-natural, mindful products lovingly made by someone as passionate as Lane I can't help but feel spoiled. With PURA, there is no hiding behind ingredients or manufacturing process. PURA openly and passionately shares every ingredient and each roller, mist, or mask is made in their apothecary-studio in Edmonton, Alberta.Read More
With such an idyllic vision and business, I wanted to know where the line & business started from, and also gain insight on the nuances of being a female entrepreneur.
Read below for our Q & A...
I love being a female entrepreneur because it shows my children that they also have the power to create their own destiny. It shows them that courage, hard work and utilizing their creativity is an empowering and fulfilling way to live your life. I also feel that I'm living my purpose, and it challenges me everyday. There is no one else who is going to do it for you- although there are amazing people who will support you and help build your dream. Accountability and self-motivation is vital. This can feel daunting at times, but it always keeps me incredibly present and grateful to be doing what I love so much.Read More
Starting Naturopathic medical school I was even more self conscious. Being in a program with seemingly flawless people, I still felt plagued by my skin. I started going to our school clinic and began a treatment protocol to get to the root cause. Acupuncture, botanical medicine and nutrition became the cornerstone of healing my skin.
I was doing everything right, but I felt like I only got so far. I was so fixated with the superficial that I let it affect me mentally. Assuming I would be rejected. Assuming that having flawed skin would make me seem like a bad doctor to future patients.
Making soap has quickly become my staple DIY project.
Since starting to make soap two years ago, I have not and will never buy commercially made soap again (it's that good).