Served Fresh: Mint Julep on Etsy

Thursday, March 28, 2013 | COLUMN: Things We Love

We admit it: we’re Etsy junkies. Where else can you find so many original fashion pieces and accessories under one roof? One shop definitely worth checking out is Mint Julep Design. Run by SoCal-based artist Monica Chapon (a professional sculptor with a Master’s Degree in Ceramics), this one-of-a-kind boutique is a treasure trove of chic, handmade jewelry, like this enameled whale necklace. We also love her spiky drop earrings—made from real porcupine quills!

Shape Up for Swimsuit Season

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 | COLUMN: Tips & How-Tos

It’s March ladies, and bikini season is upon us! Here in Atlanta, we are already feeling the heat. Thinking of toning up before you pull out your favorite bikini? We have a few workout tips to get you started.  

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20% Off All Skincare!

Monday, March 25, 2013 | COLUMN: Promotions

20% Off All Skincare!

It’s been a long time coming, but now that spring is here, it’s time to get your skin up to speed. To help you put your best face forward this season, we’re offering 20 percent off all Pür Minerals skincare for a limited time. From age-defying hydration (link no longer available) to problem-solving serums for lines (link no longer available) and tired, puffy eyes—get it all for less with code SPRINGSKIN. We have a feeling it’s going to be a beautiful spring.

Snake Charmed

Friday, March 22, 2013 | COLUMNS: Makeup, Things We Love

1. Judith Jack Collar Necklace ($1,750 at Nordstrom.com) 2. Bulgari Serpenti Bracelet ($54,000 at Bulgari.com) 3. Elsa Peretti Snake Bangle ($495 at Tiffany.com) 4. Tessa Cuff Bracelet ($145 at LuluFrost.com)

 

This season, the serpent is in! In honor of the Year of the Snake, fashion houses like Cartier, Bulgari and Judith Jack are rolling out gorgeous pieces (with equally stunning price tags). But if you are a true fashion junkie with a slightly modified budget, there are some options for you! This sterling silver snake bangle by Tiffany & Co. is sleek and classy for only $495, and Lulu Frost’s gold coiled serpent with turquoise eyes is only $144.

 

The serpent trend doesn’t stop at jewelry. Inspired by the exotic mystery of the snake, soft eyes with a bold lip are sweeping the runway this year. You can have it all with Pür’s Natural Eye 3-Piece Collection (link no longer available), featuring our naturally gorgeous Gold Marcasite Eye Shadow, Chocolate Mica Eye Pencil and luscious Impact+ Mascara (only $14)! Add a pop color with our Mineral Shea Butter Lipstick (just $16), and you can get this year’s hottest look for less!

It’s Glow Time

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 | COLUMN: Makeup

With spring just around the corner, it’s time to bring your look to life with a healthy dose of sun. Introducing two new sun-kissed essentials from Pür Minerals: Eternal Summer deep bronzing lotion and our Glow All Year three-piece kit (link no longer available). Packed with luscious hydrators, Eternal Summer (only $24) creates a rich, sun-soaked glow from head to toe. For a lighter shade of springtime color, Glow All Year (only $15) gives you our bestselling Mineral Glow bronzer, Pout Plumping Lip Gloss in Oasis and NEW Roll-On Illuminator for quick and easy highlighting. Get a fresh start today, and make winter officially history!

We Love: Charmaine Olivia

Friday, March 15, 2013 | COLUMN: Things We Love

Charmaine Olivia is a self-taught artist living in San Francisco. We can’t get enough of her art on Instagram. Most of her work, like her Rose Story 2 (above), is focused on women and reminds us that natural is beautiful.

 

You can view her artwork on charmaineolivia.com

Introducing a New Twist on Mascara

Thursday, March 14, 2013 | COLUMN: Makeup

If you’ve been shopping for a mascara, odds are you’ve come across brushes of all shapes and sizes. Short, round brushes for volume. Long, skinny brushes for length. Twisty, curvy brushes for…who knows what. If only there was a brush that could do it all. That’s where Pür comes in. Our newest eye innovation—Double Ego 2-in-1 Mascara—features a unique adjustable wand that swivels to expand or contract the bristles for added volume or extra length. Simply twist the barrel to choose your look and dial up the drama.

 

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Free Travel Kit with $25 Purchase

Monday, March 11, 2013 | COLUMN: Promotions

Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or just can’t wait for summer vacation, we’ve got the perfect travel kit for you! Inside, you’ll get travel sizes of our popular Pink Marble Powder and Impact+ Mascara, plus our Gold Glimmer Pencil for warmly shimmering eyes. Even better, you can get it all—including our chic, quilted wristlet—FREE with a $25 purchase! Just enter code KITTOGO at checkout, and get ready to pack your bags.

Golden Age Glamour

Friday, March 08, 2013 | COLUMN: Things We Love

1. Knife-pleat Maxi Dress ($128 at Victoria’s Secret) 2. Jimmy Choo ‘Abel’ Pump ($525 at Nordstrom) 3. Flower Stud Earrings ($38 at cwonder.com) 4. Pür Minerals Art Decadence Collection (link no longer available)

 

Neutral colors look great on everyone and create a free-spirited sensation. We suggest pairing them with bold pink accessories, like bejeweled earrings and pointy-toed heels. Our Art Decadence Collection (link no longer available) provides an elegant finish to balance your look.

Spring Pops of Fun!

Thursday, March 07, 2013 | COLUMNS: Away We Go, Things We Love

This spring break, head out to the hottest places in this year’s sexiest colors. Hit Miami in Lemon Zest, take over Puerto Rico in a Poppy Red and arrive at Panama Beach in fabulous Monaco Blue. These stunning shades top the 2013 Pantone Fashion Color Report and can be incorporated into bathing suits (foxy one-pieces steal the show), shoes and accessories. Of course, your makeup has to be flawless too! Add a pop of color with Pür’s Island Escape Cream Shadow Collection. This provocative oasis of pastel shades creates a smudge-proof eye that lasts through sunny days and nighttime fun!