Red Carpet “Oohs,” “Ahhs” and “Blahs”

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns

IStock_000000067375Medium Though The Golden Globe Awards are about recognizing exceptional actors, writers, directors and  composers in the TV and movie world, what really gets the viewers’ blood pumping are fashion ups and downs on the red carpet! There are varying opinions of the best and worst dressed at this year’s ceremony, but there were some definite hits and misses at the 2011 Golden Globes.

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Get Gwyneth’s Country Strong Look and Save 20%

Monday, January 10, 2011 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Promotions

Shutterstock_1383107 Country Strong hit theaters on Friday, and we at Pür Minerals can’t get enough Gwyneth. As the fallen singer-songwriter Kelly Canter, the award-winning actress gives another praise-worthy performance that’s got all the makings of an Oscar pick. Yet while Canter’s road to redemption has its ups and downs, Gwyneth’s flawless natural look never fails to wow.

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Don’t Gobble Gobble ‘Til You Wobble!

Tuesday, November 23, 2010 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns, Party Time

Turkey Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching. Dreams of my mom’s homemade dressing (that’s stuffing in a pan, y’all) and whatever gourmet goodies my brother-in-law/professional chef decides to make are already swirling in my head and making my mouth water.  As much as we all love these Turkey Day treats, they cause internal struggles within us. To gorge, or not to gorge? That is the question that tugs at our heart  strings and our waist lines. Well, I am a non believer in trying to give Thanksgiving a complete health makeover, since I generally try to maintain good eating habits to be heart healthy and in tip-top shape, but I always believe in cutting corners and trimming the fat.

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Give a Little Love to Yourself

Tuesday, November 09, 2010 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns, Things We Love

Yet another celebrity has recently melted-down and gone to rehab, but for once it was not due to drug use. Demi Lovato, the 18-year-old singer and star of Disney’s “Camp Rock” and “Sonny with a Chance,” cut her current tour with the Jonas Brothers short and admitted herself into a medical center for “emotional and physical issues.” Apparently, the girl was bullied a lot in grade school and has struggled with bulimia and self abuse for years. This makes me very sad.

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Pür Creates a Sensation in the Philippines

Thursday, November 04, 2010 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns

KSP_796 This fall, Pür Minerals made its Asian debut, launching in the Philippines to instant acclaim. At the helm was Pür Vice President of Global Relations and international spokesperson Lynnette Cole who demonstrated the brand’s multitasking skin fitness benefits and fielded questions at Rustan’s department store in the capital of Manila. It was here that Tetta Matera, a writer for The Philippine Star, caught up with her and had her first beauty—pür and simple experience. Here’s an excerpt from their interview:

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Glamour Ghouls

Thursday, October 28, 2010 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos

Spider Halloween is just around the corner, and this holiday is such a fun way to kick-off the fall! What are you going to be for the freaky festivities and spooky shenanigans? I’m not sure what kind of costume I’ll wear,  but one thing’s for sure. I don’t plan to use any oily, face paint that costs extra money and could irritate my skin. Instead, I’ve come-up with ways to use cosmetics from home!

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Countdown to Atlanta Heart Walk 2010

Monday, October 11, 2010 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns

Think ghouls and ghosts are the most frightening thing this month? Think again. Approximately every minute, heart disease claims another woman’s life. That’s over 44,000 lives this October alone. Fortunately, there’s something we can do about it – and you can too!

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Chelsea’s Summer Wedding Buzz

Friday, July 30, 2010 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns, Pur Teen

Shutterstock_950618 Lavish summer weddings are nothing new, but when the price tag reaches a rumored $2 million and the guest list includes Hollywood A-listers and heads of state, it’s got all the makings of a blockbuster event.

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 | COLUMN: Around Town

Shutterstock_16269322 As the sun-soaked days of summer draw near, it’s only appropriate that we turn our attention to one of the most pervasive (and preventable) threats to our health and well-being—skin cancer. Largely caused by overexposure to the sun, instances of skin cancer have increased 350 percent over the past decade and a half, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. However, for as daunting as that fact may be, there is a silver lining—more people than ever are aware of the danger of UV exposure and are taking the necessary steps to safeguard their skin.

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We Have a Pür Prom Winner!

Monday, May 03, 2010 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns, Promotions

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Pür Minerals is proud to announce Morgan M. as the winner of its first ever Pür Prom Makeover Contest! A senior at the Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology in Duluth, GA, Morgan and two of her closest friends received a complimentary at-home makeover from Pür professional artist Tamra Compton before arriving at their April 24 prom in high style.

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