Celebration time – Pure Beginnings celebrates 10 years of organic skincare

To celebrate our tenth full year of trading, we hosted 40 moms and their baby’s for a fabulous morning of spoils at Bellevue Café in Kloof on the 12th September 2017. The moms were treated to a delicious breakfast menu inspired by the organic ingredients in the Pure Beginnings products including Aloe, Baobab, Coconut, Orange and Chamomile. […]

Top 5 Tips for caring for your baby’s skin, from the very beginning

  There isn’t anything quite like a newborn baby. Their beauty, innocence and gentle perfection can take your breath away. Until birth your baby had everything she’s needed, tucked up and protected in your womb. All that changes at birth, and for that reason here are our top 5 tips for keeping your baby’s skin […]

How to Treat Teething Naturally

 Teething is one of the great mysteries for many new parents. As soon as you become accustomed to new sleeping patterns, breastfeeding (confidently), enjoying outings with your new bundle and the beautiful yet daunting responsibility of parenting itself, the topic of teething creeps into the picture and throws everything off kilter.   When to expect […]

Teeth Development Chart

Most babies’ teeth begin to erupt between the ages of 4 to 6 months, though for some it may be earlier or later. The age the baby cuts his or her first tooth depends on family history of teething so, if you got your teeth early, your child probably will too. Same thing if you were […]

Beat the Winter Dryness with Pure Beginnings

One of the most common questions that we were asked by mums at the recent Mama Magic baby show in Johannesburg was, “What can I use for dry skin on my baby or child?”.  Trans- epidermal water loss (TEWL) is a common winter problem as humidity in the air decreases leaving the air very dry. […]

Pure Beginnings shortlisted for five awards at MamaMagic in Johannesburg

We are very proud to be shortlisted for five awards by the prestigious MamaMagic Parents Choice, Baby Essentials and Green awards. Our new Probiotic Baby Sensitive Body Cream and 100% Natural Insect Spray are finalists in both the Parents Choice category and Baby Essentials category. The Parents’ Choice category recognises the products that are most loved […]

With Sincere Gratitude…

I can’t believe it has been a year since this… together with Pure Beginnings, we launched Debbie’s Pure Beginnings Pregnancy Journey. And, as we’ve wrapped up this journey, I’ve become so nostalgic looking back over the past year. Pregnancy and parenting is such a mish-mash of excitement, stress, fear, trepidation, anticipation, joy, tears and leaking […]

Doing the best, with what you know…

Have you seen the latest list of Pure Beginnings’ Most Loved Products of 2016? You can find the list here, and all of these products have been reviewed on the blog (because they are so super awesome), except I missed this one – #5 on the list, the Soothing Baby Lotion – how did it slip me by?   I’ve heard from […]

Our Most Loved Product of 2016

Our most loved products of 2016 include some “old faithful’s” as well as some “newcomers”. The Probiotic Sensitive Range has been a fantastic addition to the range especially for newborns and little ones with very sensitive skin.   Our 100% Insect Repellent in a convenient spray format was a very popular product for the whole […]

Aluminium under your armpits, anyone?

There was this amazing underarm I used to buy overseas. It was made by a popular store brought brand, and it smelled like watermelon. I LOVE anything watermelon and so this had my name all over it. With coupon culture as it goes in North America, I often used to get it half price, so… […]