Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Airs Tonight

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns

Shutterstock_2475266The Angels are back! The annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show airs tonight at 10 p.m. on CBS. Since its inception in 1995, the star-studded event has become a holiday tradition, as synonymous with the season as Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade or Black Friday, albeit, not without its share of controversy. Despite being criticized for commercialism and suggestive content, the program drew 9 million viewers last year alone and included performers Akon and Katy Perry, plus supermodel Adriana Lima in the $2 million Bombshell Fantasy Bra.


Can’t Get Enough PrettyCity?

Friday, November 18, 2011 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns

We love PrettyCity’s sweet deals and special events. (But then again, as a regular guest, we might be a little biased). If you’re a fan of discounted goodies and hip beauty happenings, you’ll definitely want to check out their holiday lineup. Next month, beauty buffs in the Chicago area will have a chance to shop last-minute gifts of glam at the December 6 Chicago Beauty Sample Sale with PrettyCity and SHAPE magazine. From 6:30 – 9 p.m., guests can try (and buy) hot items, score freebies and indulge in pampered personal treatments. Be sure to visit the Pür booth for some pür and simple holiday joy. We hope to see you there!


A Formal Invitation

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns, Uncategorized

Philosophy-di-alberta-ferretti-tuxedo-jacke.jpgYou don’t need a formal occasion to enjoy one of this season’s hottest looks. Taking a page from the handbook of classic men’s formal wear, tuxedo-inspired blazers are fall fashion tour de force. If you think he looks good in that dinner jacket, wait till you try it on for yourself.


Now, that’s Some Serious Eye Candy

Monday, November 14, 2011 | COLUMN: Party Time

When it comes to makeup, the eyes truly have the most fun. (We have an  entire online app dedicated to the art of those soulful orbs.) With a dazzling kaleidoscope of shadows, liners and more to choose from, shopping for a new eye look is a lot like being a kid in a candy store. Now imagine if, instead of mineral color, you actually used real candy? That’s exactly what eye stylista Diana Mastova did in her latest culinary/cosmetic creation. Using confectionary toppings instead of makeup, Mastova whipped up this scrumptious, eye-stopping look, complete with rock candy blush and party sprinkle lipstick. Hey, we’ve always had a sweet spot for creative eye candy.


The One Palette You Need this Season

Friday, November 11, 2011 | COLUMN: Things We Love

SimplyChicPaletteFall is all about subtlety and sophistication. This is the season of high fashion; of cocktail parties and little black dresses. It’s time to get serious about beauty (but still remember to have a little fun); to take it up a notch, with a color palette of impeccable style. It’s time for Simply Chic.


Girl Scout Cookie Lip Gloss? You Heard Us.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos, Uncategorized

Thin Mints, Tagalongs, Do-si-does—everyone has their favorite. But would you slather your lips in a Samoa? The folks at Lip Smacker® and The Girl Scouts of the USA certainly hope so. The youthful duo is hoping to cash in on holiday shoppers’ sweet spot with a collection of five cookie-flavored balms: Chocolate Peanut Butter (Tagalongs®), Peanut Butter (Do-si-does®), Thin Mint, Shortbread (Trefoils) and Coconut Caramel Stripe (Samoas®). So, if you’re nursing a sweet tooth but counting calories, these guilt-free treats might be for you. Hopefully they’ll turn out better than their Cheetos-flavored cousin.


Meet Marianna

Tuesday, November 08, 2011 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns, Pur Teen

Miss-teenHave you heard? Pür’s youngest model is a Miss Georgia Teen contestant! On November 19, Marianna Gunther will compete for the top teen crown in the state. With her winning personality and natural good looks, the Kennesaw, Georgia native secured her place when she won Teen Miss North Georgia State Fair in September.  In addition to modeling for Pür, the multitalented teen also interned with us over the summer at our Atlanta office.


Fall Skincare Tips & Tricks

Friday, November 04, 2011 | COLUMNS: Things We Love, Tips & How-Tos

Shutterstock_879934With the sweltering dog days of summer finally behind us, the cool, crisp autumn months come as a welcomed relief. However, as the mercury drops, so does the humidity. As Mother Nature dials down the heat and dries out the air, the change in weather can be a roller coaster ride for your skin. Here are just a few things you can do to keep your skin hydrated and healthy in the months ahead:


Pür Sponsors Houston Fashion Show for a Cause

Thursday, November 03, 2011 | COLUMNS: Around Town, Campaigns

Pink_ribbonOn Saturday, November 5th, Pür Minerals will take the stage again—this time as the official makeup sponsor of the MODChic Couture Fashion Show for a Cause. Houston’s premier boutique designer, MODChic Couture will showcase ten tantalizing pieces from creative director Ebele Iloanya’s 2011 collection. Part of the annual “Stiletto Stampede for the Cause” event, the runway show will also feature five prominent breast cancer survivors with a message of hope and a chance to do some good. If you’re near the Houston area this weekend, you won’t want to miss this exciting event!


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