Foundation: How to Properly Apply

Thursday, March 31, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos

Light_878147000465 Foundation is one of the most commonly used cosmetics, providing skin with a soft, even tone, while also covering up minor blemishes and discolorations. Some foundations, such as the 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Makeup Foundation with SPF 15 from Pür Minerals can also nourish the skin, while protecting it from damaging elements, such as harsh winds and exposure to harmful UV rays.

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Pür Xtra: How to Wear Bright, Bold Colors

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 | COLUMN: Tips & How-Tos

Springtime is all about brightening up your look with bold, brilliant color. This week on Pür Xtra, professional makeup artist Tamra Compton demonstrates how to tastefully take your look to a brighter spectrum without going overboard. See how below or on Facebook and YouTube.

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Application Tips for Putting on Lipstick

Monday, March 28, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos

Lipstick is always the final touch to the perfect look, and while there’s no definitive method to putting on lipstick, we can offer a few suggestions to perfect your application technique.

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Pür Minerals and The Mommy Factor

Friday, March 25, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos

We love our fans—especially when they share the love. This month on the parenting lifestyle blog, The Mommy Factor, blogger and Pür fan Nikki “gets back into makeup” with the Exotic Oasis Spring 2011 Collection. Here’s her story:

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Pür Minerals Remembers Elizabeth Taylor

Thursday, March 24, 2011 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns

Elizabeth_Taylor_trailer Elizabeth Taylor, the sultry screen goddess who personified the glamour of 1950s and 1960s Hollywood, passed away yesterday at age 79. A giant of film, fashion and beauty, Taylor captivated audiences worldwide with such iconic performances as Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (for which she won an Academy Award) and the eponymous star of Cleopatra.

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Pür Xtra: Bigger, Brighter Eyes

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos

Creating eyes that “pop” is easier than you think. This week, pro makeup artist Tamra Compton shares her secret to bigger, brighter looking eyes using only three products—Pür Intensity gel eyeliner, Mineral Eye Pencil and Hello Bright Eyes. See how below or on Facebook and YouTube.

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Who’s On the Royal Guest List

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns

The most awaited wedding of the year finally released its guest list. As Prince William and fiancée Kate Middleton prepare to tie the knot next month, all eyes are on the royal couple’s star-studded ceremony. From surprise celebs to passed-over politicians—Pür’s got the scoop on who made the cut and who got snubbed.

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Training to Become a Makeup Artist

Monday, March 21, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, Uncategorized

Shutterstock_413174 If you love putting on your own makeup and are constantly doing styles for your friends as well, a career as a makeup artist might be right for you. Training is surprisingly easy, at the high end requiring only a high school diploma or GED and a nine-month to one-year program at cosmetology school. However, in many states you don’t need formal schooling to get certified. As long as you have an eye for color and know how to work with different skin types, you’re practically already there.

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How to Apply Mineral Foundation

Friday, March 18, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos

4in1_JHancock2_Print-_email Applying mineral foundation in the morning should be more than just a routine; it should be a ritual—a quiet, special time to pamper your skin and indulge in daily beautification.

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Pür Xtra: Brighten and Bronze with Marble Powder

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 | COLUMN: Tips & How-Tos

Is your look stuck in winter wonderland? Bring it up to speed with a touch of sun and a hint of springtime brilliance. This week, makeup maestro Tamra Compton shows how Pür’s Marble Powder can help bronze and brighten up your look. See how below or on Facebook and YouTube.

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