Get Festive Holiday Makeup Looks with Just a Few Essentials

Tuesday, December 09, 2014 | COLUMNS: Makeup, Party Time

‘Tis the season for glam! With plenty of parties and celebrations to attend this winter, chances are party-perfect holiday makeup looks that don’t require hours of work is high on your gift list this year. Luckily, we’re the experts on getting holiday festive with just a few essentials so you can spend more time celebrating and less time getting ready.

Going from the office right to a party or event? One super easy way to change your look from day to night is to go red — a red lip color, that is. It’s one of the most classic holiday makeup looks that never seems to go out of style and always matches your holiday outfit. Lipstick, gloss or tint is a quick and simple way to completely change your look and make sure you stand out in a crowd. Plus, as an added bonus, as a bright red or cranberry color fades through the night, it softens into a beautiful light matte color.

Another great way to add extra drama to your look is to use your everyday eye shadow palette but build up the amount of color you use. You can also try using some of the deeper, richer colors that the palette offers for the crease of your eye, to really emphasize a dramatic look. Don’t underestimate the power of a neutral, high-shine gloss on your lips, especially when paired with a dramatic eye – it makes for an overall polished and dramatic look.

No dramatic look is complete without some volume on your eyelashes. Use volume mascara for a full and flirty look that can pair with a dramatic eye or stand on its own for a more subtle look. Use a waterproof formula if you’re looking for mascara that won’t budge during a night of celebration.

If you’re looking for less drama but still fun makeup ideas for your eyes, highlight the inner corners with a metallic shade. Use a champagne or soft pink color if you have fair skin, gold if you have medium or olive skin and if you’re dark, use a bronze color. Pair it with a fun, bright lip color and emphasized lashes for an overall simple but festive look.

For a soft finish to any makeup look, don’t forget to use an illuminating powder. This gives you a fun, luminous glow and really perks up your complexion. Even if the weather outside is frightful and your summer tan has faded, you can still find a use for your bronzer! Break it out for some highlighting and contouring.

Do you have a go-to party look, or tried and trick day to night tricks you use? We want to hear them! Share below.

How to Clean your Pür Minerals Makeup Brushes

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 | COLUMNS: Makeup, Tips & How-Tos

Did you know that cleaning your makeup brushes regularly is a must-do activity for all, no matter how often you use them? Keeping the brushes that touch your face clean can help keep bacteria and breakouts at bay. Here’s how we recommend doing it:

 

Step 1: Rinse brushes under lukewarm, running water
Step 2: Gently swirl in a bowl filled with water and a squirt of shampoo or cleanser
Step 3: Repeat steps 1 and 2 until running water runs clear
Step 4: Use a cloth to remove excess water and reshape the bristles
Step 5: Lay flat on a cloth to dry

Pür Minerals: In the News Roundup

Monday, November 24, 2014 | COLUMNS: Makeup, Press

We’ve been busy this past week and we want to share some of it with you! Check out this roundup of where Pür Minerals and our correcting makeup and skincare products have been featured this past week.

Get a Flawless Look with Pür Minerals,” featuring our lip gloss sticks, pressed powder blush and eye shadow trios

18 Eye Makeup Heroes Starting at $8,” featuring our eye shadow trios

Facebook.com/makeherup, featuring Chateau Cheeks Pressed Powder

Travel With Care – What Not to Forget on Your Next Trip Out of Town,” featuring our 4-in-1 Mineral Tinted Moisturize and 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Makeup Foundation

Product Review: Pür Minerals Liquid Veil 4-in-1 Spray Foundation

Get a Flawless Fall Look with Pür Minerals,” featuring lip gloss sticks, pressed powder blush and eye shadow trios

Pinterest.com/makeherup, featuring Perfect Fit Eye Shadow Trios

Poet Pampering: My November Must-Haves,” featuring Disappearing Ink Concealer

Step-by-Step Halloween Makeup Looks

Monday, October 27, 2014 | COLUMNS: Makeup, Tips & How-Tos

Looking for a last-minute costume ideas that’s sure to turn heads? Never fear. Pür has you covered. With just a handful of products and dash of imagination, you can create a standout Halloween look in no time.

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Expand Your Foundation Wardrobe

Friday, October 17, 2014 | COLUMN: Makeup

Your look changes every day, yet your foundation stays the same. Isn’t it time your beauty wardrobe kept up with your fashion wardrobe? That’s where Pür comes in. With a flawless array of high performance foundations in every finish and coverage imaginable, you’ll be able to find the one that’s right for your look—whatever it may be.

Brighten Up with NEW! Illuminate & Glow Primer

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 | COLUMN: Makeup


Don’t let dull or uneven skin keep you from a close-up worthy complexion! The newest addition to the Correcting Primer family instantly illuminates tired, lackluster skin with light-reflective mica that diffuses the look of imperfections. Illuminate & Glow also contains hydrating Silver Ear Extract (from mushrooms) and Pür’s proprietary Ceretin Complex® to help perk up and perfect your skin over time, so you look flawless—even after the makeup comes off!

Meet the Ultimate Complexion Quick Fix

Thursday, September 04, 2014 | COLUMN: Makeup

Get ready to knock out imperfections on the spot! Pür’s newest concealer innovation erases the look of dark circles, discoloration and more with a unique “Diamond Complex” that diffuses light from imperfections, plus skin-perfecting ingredients like our proprietary Ceretin Complex. Portably sized for on-the-go touchups, Disappearing Ink is the perfect solution for sleepless nights, premature aging and other telltale signs of under eye stress.

Web Exclusive Kit with a Southern Twist

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 | COLUMNS: Makeup, Things We Love

At Pür Minerals, we know a little something about the joys of Southern living. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, we were raised on sweet tea, peaches and pecan pie. Now, we’re sharing our heritage with an exclusive kit with a distinctly Southern twist. For a limited time, you can get three homegrown must-haves—including our NEW Georgia Peach Tea Sugar Scrub—at an incredible price! Now, that’s what we call Southern hospitality!

 

WEB EXCLUSIVE! Homegrown Beauty Kit
• NEW! Georgia Peach Tea Sugar Scrub
• Château Cheeks Cream Blush in Coy
• Château de Vine Lipstick in Georgia Peach
ONLY $39 | $72 VALUE
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New Try-Me-Sized Favorites Now Available!

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 | COLUMNS: Makeup, Promotions

Never be caught without your go-to Pür products ever again! Our biggest complexion and mascara bestsellers are now available in convenient try-me sizes for the travel inclined and the commitment shy. So, whether you’re taking a vacation or just a test drive, we’ve got you covered! You can shop our newest—and smallest—additions here.

Save 65% on Our Exclusive Earth Day Kit!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | COLUMNS: Makeup, Promotions

At Pür Minerals, we’re proud of our green roots. That’s why we’re offering an exclusive seven-piece kit (link no longer available) this Earth Day to celebrate our commitment to creating sustainable beauty. In it, you’ll get products made with pure mineral color and nature-based ingredients, like Waltheria Extract, shea butter and beeswax. What’s more, you can get it all for just $50 (a $143 value)! However, it’s only around for a limited time, so don’t miss out, or you’ll be green with envy.

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