Indulge in Pür Paradise With Our Summer Cocktail Round-Up!

Thursday, July 16, 2015 | COLUMNS: Party Time, blueberry lemonde sangria, cucumber honey dew, rhuby daiquiri, summer cocktail, summer cocktails, summer cocktal recipe, thai basil sangria recipe

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Warm summer nights were made for cocktail parties. After a long week, we love nothing more than relaxing by the poolside cabana or kicking back at our favorite rooftop bar. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite summer cocktail recipes that celebrate pure flavors with fruits, florals, and herbs. Cheers!

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Fun, Flirty Valentine’s Day Makeup Looks

Friday, February 13, 2015 | COLUMNS: Makeup, Party Time

 

This year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday – perfect for a date night! Whether you’re going to a romantic dinner with your husband or significant other, hitting the town for a fun night out with girlfriends or even staying at home for a cozy night in, it’s the perfect holiday to try some fun, flirty makeup looks.

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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.

A Refreshing Summer Brew

Wednesday, July 03, 2013 | COLUMN: Party Time

There aren’t many things I look forward to more than a Georgia summer. When the air feels like a steamy sauna, sounds of the tomahawk chop are heard on every television and frequent escapes to the lake become a weekend ritual. July 4th is the pinnacle of this season: a time to celebrate with friends, family, good food and refreshing cocktails! I fell in love with this Raspberry Summer Brew at first sip and can’t wait to make it on the fourth. It is the perfect way to cool down on a hot summer day and easy to make in large batches.

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Prom Style: High Low

Friday, April 05, 2013 | COLUMNS: Party Time, Pur Teen

Prom season is here, and that means for teens everywhere, the search is on for the perfect dress!  If you just can’t decide between wearing a short or long dress for prom, we have the perfect solution: the High-Low Dress. This dress gives you the best of both worlds, with an asymmetrical skirt that’s trendy, flirty and great for all body types.

Celebrate Mardi Gras in Style

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 | COLUMN: Party Time

This Mardi Gras, celebrate in Pür style with a classy yet sassy eye look, and steal the show with cake-flavored cocktails that scream party time!

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Host a Winning Football Party

Thursday, January 31, 2013 | COLUMN: Party Time

The big game is just three days away. But never fear—there’s still ample time to pull off the ultimate football party! Follow this simple four-step checklist, and you and your guests will be sitting pretty by kickoff. No sweat.

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Be a New Year’s Knockout

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 | COLUMN: Party Time

Get ready to ring in the New Year in style! Whether you’re celebrating with friends or hitting the town, stand out from the crowd with the perfect party outfit. Here are a few of our fashion favorites for the ultimate yearend countdown!

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Three Seasonal Cocktails You’ll Love

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 | COLUMN: Party Time

Autumn cocktails are making a splash right now as we gear up for the holiday season. Delicious, warming libations are the perfect complement to fall’s early sunsets and crisp nights. Make sweater weather even better with these cozy yet sexy drink recipes.

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Halloween Party Tips

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 | COLUMN: Party Time

By guest blogger Julia Cohen

Halloween Party Tips

Planning a spooky soiree? These time-saving, budget-friendly tips can help you get more fright for your buck—even if you’ve waited until the last minute!

  1. Make a guest-list and use it as a guide for the space you will need to accommodate.
  2. Email invitations and/or create a Facebook event page as soon as possible. Make sure to include the theme (if you have one) and specify whether or not guests should wear costumes.
  3. Popular theme ideas include: Rocky Horror Picture Show, Murder Mystery, Historical Figures, Masquerade Ball, The 50s, Dead Rock Star Party.
  4. Set up a buffet of Halloween-themed snacks and beverages. “Finger cookies” and gummy worms in chocolate “dirt” are always popular dishes.
  5. Decorate with anything from crepe paper streamers and balloons to creepy (and cost-effective) spider webs. For a gory bathroom, replace your shower curtain with a clear vinyl liner. Put slash marks in it and cover the tub and curtain in fake blood.
  6. Find some smoky jazz music to play throughout your home that has a dark, gritty feel to it. The soundtrack to, “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me” is a good example.
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