Tuesday, March 15, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, Uncategorized
St. Patrick’s Day is this Thursday, and if you’re like me, you don’t keep oodles of green in your wardrobe. I like the color, but for some reason, I just don’t buy a lot of green clothing. Perhaps I should change that, but for now, I can bring out green accents in my clothes with the unprecedented power of eye shadow.
Monday, March 14, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, application tips, product highlights
Applying gel eyeliner is much like using a pencil. The difference is that the brush gives you more subtle control over the lines that you make. Additionally, different brushes will give you different effects. Pür Minerals Eyeliner Makeup Brush is a sharp, angled brush with a medium consistency that pairs well with Pür Intensity Gel Eyeliners.
Wednesday, March 09, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, application tips, product highlights
Looking for a pür and simple way to bring your eyes to life? Professional makeup artist Tamra Compton’s got your back. This week on Pür Xtra, our beauty guru shows you how one little product can help you see the light. See how she does it below, or on Facebook and YouTube.
Tuesday, March 08, 2011 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns, Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, application tips, events, Fat Tuesday, Gold, Green, King Cake, Mardi Gras, news, product highlights, Purple
Happy Fat Tuesday, everybody! Mardi Gras is legendary for its exciting parties, grand balls, marvelous masquerades and colorful, action-packed parades. In New Orleans and other cities in the Southeast, locals and tourists use beads, doubloons, extravagant costumes and delicious King Cake to party down. I’ve always wanted to participate in the Mardi Gras merriment, but for now, I’ll celebrate by highlighting the traditional colors of the festivities: Purple, Green and Gold! Each color has its own significance and symbolism, and these flirty, fun shades will have you saying “Laissez les bons temps rouler!” (Let the good times roll!)
Friday, March 04, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, application tips, Fuller Lashes, innovations, Mascara, Primer, product highlights
The cosmetic universe is always unearthing aesthetic innovations to woo us, making our beauty routines healthier, easier, faster, more effective and more fun. Being a budget-conscious person, I have issues jumping onto the beauty boat for some trends, but on one, I am forever sold. I finally got around to trying primer on my face. Why did I wait so long? I am now a self-proclaimed primer junkie, and there’s no going back. I’m hooked!
Thursday, March 03, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, application tips, product highlights
Mascara is considered the cornerstone of any cosmetic look, and its application can make or break the style you are trying to create. The problem is that this versatile eye makeup can be a little tricky to use. The following professional mascara tips from Pür Minerals will help ensure that your eyes pop with every application.
Wednesday, March 02, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, application tips, product highlights
This week on Pür Xtra, makeup artist and model Lynnette Cole shows you how to get fuller, thicker, lusciously longer lashes with Pür’s latest beauty breakthrough—Impact+ Mascara. Follow her quick tips below, or on Facebook and YouTube, and apply your mascara like the pros!
Thursday, February 24, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, application tips, dry skin, macho, Men, men's skincare, moisturizer, mud masque, product highlights, shaving, skincare
Women like to have soft, clean, smooth skin, but what about the guys? The world of skin creams and facials may not seem rough, tough and manly, but c’mon, dudes. Skin is skin, and males have just as many skin threats and problems as we ladies do. There are skincare lines geared toward men, but it can be awkward and confusing to pick the right products. My husband will complain about skin issues and potential aging to me, and I’ll say “Well, maybe you should use this,” as I hand him one of my moisturizers, cleansers or serums. Well, gentlemen, I’m going to do the same for you, because even macho men should have great skin!
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, application tips, product highlights
Properly cleaning and caring for your makeup brushes will prolong their life and keep your application flawless for months. This week, makeup artist and model Lynnette Cole shows how to clean your brushes for better results with Mineral Wash. Watch below or on Facebook and YouTube.