Alima Pure “Customer Favorites” set makes a great holiday gift

Posted on November 30, 2009 by kate | 0 Comments

Alima Pure Favorites Collection

This delightful set contains our best selling Satin Finishing Powder, Satin Matte Blush and Satin Matte Eyeliner, packaged with the deliciously soft #21 Buff Brush in Alima Pure’s newest creation, the Travel Bag!  The set is available in two different shade levels and the bag is designed to make airline travel a breeze!

Roughly the size of a large zip-lock, our new bag is both airline-friendly and environmentally-friendly.  It is made of TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane), which is manufactured without creating toxic by-products and will biodegrade in a landfill in four years instead of 400.  Because it is clear, you can stow all of your 1 oz. liquids in this handy bag for airline travel, rather than using yet another zip-lock.  You’ll feel much more enviro-chic presenting it to the baggage screeners!

Because it contains three of our best-selling shades, this set is an excellent way to introduce those you care about to Alima Pure.  The Light set contains Keiko Satin Finishing Powder, Mimosa Satin Matte Blush and Espresso Satin Matte Eyeliner, and is suitable for those with light-to-medium skin.  The Tan set contains Hanae Satin Finishing Powder, Antique Rose Satin Matte Blush and Espresso Satin Matte Eyeliner, and works for those with medium-to-tan skin.  Both sets include the #21 Buff Brush and Travel Bag.

The set is valued at $74, but is yours for only $57.

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Well Hello, Sweet Cheeks!

Posted on November 30, 2009 by kate | 1 Comment

Alima Pure Sweet Cheeks Set

As is our custom, orders placed in December have a little something extra tucked inside, a thank you from Alima Pure to all of our wonderful customers.  This year, the token of our appreciation is a double-stacked, deluxe sample-sized blush duo that we’ve affectionately named “Sweet Cheeks.”  This darling duo is made up of two Limited Edition shades that will only be available for a month, and are guaranteed to bring a warm glow to your holiday makeup!

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Alima Pure Holiday 2009 Collections

Posted on November 04, 2009 by kate | 0 Comments

Sparkle this Holiday Season with Alima Pure’s Limited Edition Jewel Box Collections For the coming holiday season Alima Pure has wrapped up two dazzling mineral makeup gift sets: the Classic Jewel Box and the Modern Jewel Box. These beautifully packaged eye shadow collections unite luxury with mindfulness as eco-friendly (and budget-friendly) holiday gifts.

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The Zen Garden Collection

Posted on August 27, 2009 by kate | 1 Comment

Like a stroll through a lush garden, the Zen Garden Collection is a breath of fresh air.

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The Stargazing Collection

Posted on June 30, 2009 by kate | 0 Comments

Inspired by a clear, balmy summer’s evening, the Stargazing collection includes wearable neutrals, punctuated with brights.
Nebula – a pale silver with golden shimmer.
Nova – peachy-gold with multi-colored shimmer.
Galaxy – shimmering cool, deep brown.
Andromeda – indigo purple, sparked with silver.

Available only for a limited time, the Stargazing collection is available exclusively at www.alimapure.com for $25. $2 from every purchase is donated to The Global Fund for Women.

Smoky Stargazing look

Sweep Nebula from lashline to brows.
Lightly apply Andromeda to the lid.
Blend Galaxy into the crease and along the lashline, extending slightly beyond the outer corner of the eye and up towards the crease.
Finish with Black liner applied with a damp brush.


Vivid Stargazing look

Apply Nebula from lashline to brows.
Blend Nova over the lid up to the crease
Apply Andromeda over Nova on the outer 1/3 of the lid and blend well.
Finish with Galaxy applied damp as a liner.

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A Virtual Spring Bouquet

Posted on May 05, 2009 by kate | 0 Comments

Spring Bouquet

Alima has a garden-full of floral-named shades, and every one of them is beautiful and appropriate for spring.  For cheeks, choose Rosa Luminous Shimmer Blush.  If you prefer a matte look, Satin Matte Blushes come in Apple Blossom, Carnation, Geranium, Mimosa and the roses…Antique Rose, Honey Rose and Desert Rose.

For eyes, you can choose from Black Orchid and Hellebore Luminous Shimmer shadows; Camellia, Daphne and Lilac Satin Matte shadows; and Viola Pearluster shadow.

To create a spring bouquet, apply Daphne as a base, with Hellebore on the lid.  Contour with Lilac, and use it damp to line.  For fair skins, sweep Tulip blush over the entire cheek area, and apply a touch of Rosa on the apples of the cheeks.  For deeper skins, apply Carnation on the entire cheek area and add a touch of Antique Rose or Geranium for brightness.

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Posted on April 08, 2009 by kate | 3 Comments

Alima Pure Mother's Day Collection

Introducing the 2009 Goddess Collection

At Alima, we firmly believe that every mother (and every daughter) is a goddess.  So to celebrate Mother’s Day, we have created three new goddess-worthy shades, perfect for gifting or keeping.

  • Athena – the Greek goddess of wisdom, represented here by a sparkling peach.  What could be more wise than that?
  • Calypso – the beautiful Greek sea nymph that enthralled Odysseus is interpreted as a soft and wearable blue with a healthy dose of golden shimmer.
  • Hera – Greek goddess of marriage and queen of the deities, lends her name to a stunning and shimmering pinked coral blush.  We tried this blush on women of different skintones, and it looked different, but amazing, on each one of them.

To wear the Goddess Collection, apply Athena from lashes to brows.  Depending on eye shape, apply Calypso to the lid or in the crease and outer 1/3 of lid.  Blend, but be aware that the more you blend, the less blue you will see.  Add a touch of Black or Koan liner.  Sweep Hera on the cheeks and apply Mango Nourishing Lip Balm

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