Blush vs. Bronzer

Friday, May 27, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, application tips, product highlights

AllOverGlow With more fun in the sun (and a richer glow to show it), it’s time to rethink how we wear blush and bronzer in the summer months. The light pink blush and barely-there bronzers that carried us through winter and spring are no match for summer’s vibrant color palette and naturally sun-kissed skin. It’s time to get down to business.


A Cut Above: Cutout Sandals Are Pure Summer

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, Uncategorized

Summer is the undisputed season of the sandal, and while glads and flops have their place, this year we’re crazy for cutouts. Unlike their strappy cousins, cutout sandals offer a wilder design selection than simple twists and braids. From floral filigrees to elegant curves and swirls, they’re an easy way to dress up (or dress down) your summer look.


Creating the Perfect Smoky Eye with Jackie Gomez

Monday, May 23, 2011 | COLUMNS: Tips & How-Tos, application tips

Few looks are more dramatic than a sultry smoky eye—and few are more intimidating to apply. As anyone who’s ever overdone it knows, there’s a fine line between runway glamour and “raccoon eye” territory. That’s why we turned to the pros.  In this video from, Pür resident makeup artist and celeb beauty guru Jackie Gomez shows how you can easily create this classic look. No sweat. No surprises.


Brow Shaping: the Bold and the Beautiful

Friday, May 20, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, application tips, product highlights

Pencil-master-copy Gone are the days of pencil-thin arches. This season demands volume! You may have noticed this trend thumbing through the latest beauty rags, but in case you missed it, bold brows are in. If you don’t already have one, now is the perfect time to add the 3-in-1 Universal Mineral Makeup Pencil to your beauty arsenal.


Summer Spice Tutorial

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, application tips, product highlights

SpiceItUp How do you make your summer look sizzle? With sultry spice colors, that’s how! Save the bright colors for the day, and let the darker side of summer heat up your nights. Need a little inspiration? Here are a few tips to spark your imagination using Pür Minerals’ Spice It Up Kit. Better step back—things are about to get hot.


Interior Design Meets High Fashion in Atlanta

Monday, May 16, 2011 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns, events

I am addicted to Project Runway. So when I heard that the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) was hosting a DIY-style fashion show right here in Atlanta, I had to see what all the buzz was about.


A Friday the 13th Mudd Masque Tale

Friday, May 13, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, application tips, brown recluse, bug bites, folk remedies, Friday, ingredient close-ups, masque, Mud Mask, pascalite, product highlights

Happy Friday the 13th, everybody! I hope you’ve had the best of luck today. I have a story of the Mineral  Mud Masque to share on this freaky Friday!


Pür Minerals Prom Makeup Tips

Thursday, May 12, 2011 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns, Tips & How-Tos, application tips, events

IStock_000000300490Large Prom is a night of magic, captured in photographs and memories treasured for years to come. That means that you want to look your best, choosing the perfect dress, shoes and hair style. Blending these elements with the right makeup effect is vital to creating a flawless look.


Get Tan for Summer Fast

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, application tips, product highlights

Shutterstock_1342993 Want a great tan for summer without sunbathing for hours on end or costly (not to mention harmful) trips to the tanning salon? Today’s sunless tanning alternatives offer natural-looking, nearly instant results to help you look tan for summer fast.


The Catwalk’s Getting Catty

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Uncategorized, cat fashion, Cats, Catwalk, Diane Krugar, Kate Hudson, leopard print, Necomimi, Neurowear, Rhianna, swim wear

Shutterstock_6750304 Attention, fellow cat people. Great news! Cats are totally in style right now. This kitty couture craze started with Rhianna and Diane Kruger’s  black, one piece, panther face swimsuits, and recently, cat-themed clothes have been spotted on Paris runways. I suppose designers finally realized that kittens are truly the cat’s meow.


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