Thursday, August 27, 2009 | COLUMNS: Tips & How-Tos, Uncategorized
Boots have always been a staple for fall, but this season, designers are taking it to a whole new level with over-the-knee and thigh-high boots going mainstream. From stylish suede to luscious leather, this sexy trend is available in a variety of heel sizes and colors. Tip: Avoid chunky heels and patent finishes, which can look too over the top.
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 | COLUMNS: Tips & How-Tos, Uncategorized
The days of summer are winding down. That means it’s time to trade in your airy, summery fragrance for a fall scent with a little more edge. Here are our top picks for the season of romance and sophistication.
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, Uncategorized
Thursday, August 13, 2009 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Uncategorized
Imagine a shoe that could increase leg, calf and gluteal muscle activity, improve your posture, mimic the gait of barefoot walking but with more muscle load and improve muscle tone. If you think it sounds crazy, then get yourself to your nearest department store and check out FitFlops.
Friday, July 10, 2009 | COLUMNS: Tips & How-Tos, Uncategorized
So, you’ve got your favorite lipstick, liner and gloss all picked out—what’s not to smile about? Well, if those pearly whites aren’t as bright as you would like them to be, you might be less inclined to open up. Don’t let a spotty smile drag down your look. Read on for tips and tricks on how to get that sparkle back and keep stains at bay.
Cut Back on Dark, Sugary and Acidic Drinks
If a beverage can stain carpet there’s a good chance it can do the same to your teeth. Coffee, black tea, soft drinks and red wine can easily leave there mark if regularly consumed. Worse still, if highly acidic or loaded with sugar, such drinks can wreak havoc on tooth enamel. However, for those who enjoy green or white tea, there is a silver lining. These teas contain potent antioxidants called polyphenols which actually help prevent plaque build-up. Polyphenols also provide exceptional free radical protection to the skin.
Wednesday, July 01, 2009 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Uncategorized
When your skin looks good, you feel good about yourself. Skin conditions like stretch marks and cellulite are not only unsightly, but they can be disheartening as well. While there is no surefire remedy, there are several treatments on the market that can reduce the appearance of stretch marks and cellulite. After all, dimples are for the cheeks on your face!
Friday, June 26, 2009 | COLUMNS: Tips & How-Tos, Uncategorized
Refresh your look for the new season and try a fresh, new hairstyle. This summer brings a wealth of fashionable ‘dos for every occasion, so ditch your signature look and show your locks some love with one of these simple, pretty new styles.
The Sleek Ponytail
This style is great for the office or an evening out, a perfect transitional day-to-night hairdo. Start by pulling dry hair back into a ponytail at medium height. Next, take a small chunk of hair from the bottom of the ponytail and wrap it around the elastic band. Secure with a bobby pin and finish off the look with a dab of smoothing serum to tame flyaways. To make things a little more interesting, add some curl to your ponytail. Separate hair into two sections. Spray the first section with hairspray and curl with a curling iron. Hold for 10 sections and repeat with the remaining section. Then, twirl both pieces together around your fingers so that they form one curl.
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 | COLUMNS: Tips & How-Tos, Uncategorized
The shorter sleeves and brighter shades make it official—summer is here (okay, maybe not officially, but close enough.) That means it’s time for fresh, fabulous summer fashion. At Pür, we’ve scoured the beauty rags and scoped the web buzz for the hottest trends to be on lookout for in the summer of ’09. Here’s what we found:
Friday, June 12, 2009 | COLUMNS: Tips & How-Tos, Uncategorized
Nothing says summer like sun-kissed skin, sandals, swimsuits and shades. But what good would all of those be without a sexy, refreshing summer fragrance to complete your look. From the latest concoctions to the irreplaceable classics, here are our favorite perfumes for the season.