• Reiki Infused Botanical Skincare Products by pAra Botanica

    Reiki Infused Botanical Skincare Products by pAra Botanica

    If you believe in holistic skin care as much as we do here at DANO, then you’ll love one of our favorites: pAra Botanica.  pAra Botanica is a highly intentional natural skincare line crafted for both body and spirit. Drawing from natures extensive life force, pAra uses reiki energy, botanical wisdom, scientific research, and intuitive guidance to create potions that are rejuvenating on a cellular level.

    pAra carefully sources organic and wildcrafted ingredients from small batch farmers. From the very seed to the final harvest, every plant is tended to with love and care, ensuring its peak medicinal potency and vitality. You can be sure there is no synthetic fragrances, color, preservatives, phthalates, sulfates, petrochemicals, PEG's, BHA, or phenoxyethanol. Instead packed with loads of plant enzymes, vitamns, minerals, antioxidants, antimicrobials, to help sooth inflammation, nurture the skin, slow aging, and lock in moisture and repair skin natural barrier. 

    To further the integrity of their mission and honor Mother Earth they pack their goods in (100% recyclable forever) UV protective Miron glass and to avoid any additional plastic waste, and they ship with sustainable materials to minimize their environmental footprint. Additionally, they send a portion of their proceeds towards horse rescues and shelters participating in the Unwanted Project Exhibition.

    If your interested in starting on a skin rejuvinating journey with pAra's products we recommend the Komala Facial Cleanser (raw honey, amla, and aloe), followed by Immortal Facial Oil (rose and immortelle), and lastly to lock in a youthful glow during these dry winter months with their Haima Skin Dew (geranium, rosehipseed oil, and shea - to list only a few of their powerhouse of ingredients in each product).  We also love their non-toxic deodorant.

    Come stop into DANO today and we would love to share the entire pAra Botanica line with you. You can shop pAra Botanica in-store  or on



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  • Dry Brushing- A Ritual For Self

    Dry Brushing- A Ritual For Self

    The practice of dry brushing is a simple yet very effective self care ritual one can add into their daily routine. The benefits of dry brushing your skin are invaluable. Your skin, the largest organ in the human body, is an organ of elimination. One third of your body’s toxins are excreted through the skin and dry brushing helps to unclog pores and excrete toxins that become trapped in the skin. Dry brushing stimulates your lymphatic system, which helps remove toxins from the body. We remove dead skin by dry brushing which creates smoother and softer skin. Dry brushing all helps to reduce cellulite by breaking down the toxic materials that are stored in fat cells. These toxins are released then our bodies eliminate them through our usual elimination channels. Dry brushing also unclogs pores and decongest the skin helping our skin absorb more nutrients.

    To do it yourself, start with a good quality dry brush like the ones we have here at DANO. Start at your feet and brush upward toward the heart. Similarly, when you start on your arms, begin at the hands and work upward toward the heart. Use firm, small strokes upward, or work in a circular motion. For the stomach area, work in a clockwise direction. Be sure not to press too hard or use a brush that’s too stiff. The skin should never be scratched or damaged when dry brushing, therefore make sure your brushes bristles are comfortable and gentle on the skin.

    The best time to dry brush is in the morning before a shower. Dedicate at least three to five minutes to brushing just before you shower to get the full energizing benefits.

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