Color Crave: Cranberry

Posted on September 28, 2012 by Sara Bedau | 0 Comments

Oxblood, burgundy, wine, maroon, and cranberry... this luscious fall hue goes by many names. One thing is for certain; it's the go-to color this fall. As summer transitions into fall, do you find yourself craving rich colors? We certainly do here at Alima Pure, and pops of cranberry are what we’ve been craving. So, we put our heads together to come up with a few lust-worthy incarnations of this fall favorite.

1.Sessun Dress 2. Satin Matte Blush in Geranium 3.Organic Nourishing Lipbalm in Cranberry
4.Thulian Pedestal Ring 5.Sam Edelman Petty Boot 6.Martha Stewart Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven

 

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Yoga for the Larger Woman Calendar

Posted on September 26, 2012 by Terresa Clark | 0 Comments

Back in May, I had the opportunity to work as the makeup artist on an amazing project.  Joni Kabana, an award-winning visual artist and photojournalist, and the woman behind the camera on our Naturally Gorgeous model shoots, was going to be shooting a calendar for a local yoga studio, and needed makeup for the models.  Being familiar with my work, and the way that Alima Pure photographs, Joni asked if I would come and help out.  The project, she explained, was to spread the word about a series of classes at The Yoga Project, a studio in the Sellwood area of Portland, called “Yoga for The Larger Woman.”

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Alima Pure Staff Favorite: Cranberry Organic Nourishing Lipbalm

Posted on September 18, 2012 by Terresa Clark | 0 Comments

Alima Pure Staff Favorite: Portia loves Cranberry LipbalmWhen we asked Alima Pure staffer Portia why she selected Cranberry Organic Nourishing Lipbalm as her Staff Favorite, she was ready for us!  "I have a couple of reasons,"  she said, with a smile playing across her Cranberry-hued lips.

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Alima Pure Store Profile: Zenabelle

Posted on September 13, 2012 by Terresa Clark | 1 Comment

Zenabelle is one of Alima Pure's most recently added retailers.  Located in Bristol, Rhode Island, Zenabelle came into being when owner Deborah Ventrice found herself needing to make a career change based on her health.  Her desire to help others going through similar health issues navigate the confusing world of personal care items led to the creation of this bright, cheerful and very caring space.  If you are in the area, stop by and check out Zenabelle!

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Meet Naturally Gorgeous Julia

Posted on September 03, 2012 by Terresa Clark | 6 Comments

Naturally Gorgeous Model Julia is a pixie of a woman, with a sparkle in her eye and ready smile.  She exudes such a warmth and caring that you just know you could sit down and pour your heart out to her like a trusted maternal figure, but her twinkle clues you in that your comforting session might just end with her sharing a wickedly funny joke.  But it is Julia's thoughtfulness and caring that led her to develop The Girl Effect, whose videos we highly recommend you take the time to view.

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Portland Ranks #1 for Skin Health

Posted on July 17, 2012 by Terresa Clark | 0 Comments

It's great to be #1 at something, even if that ranking comes with a price. Dailyglow.com recently published a ranking of 55 U.S. cities, analyzed for how good or bad they are for your skin.  We're happy to report that Portland, Oregon came out on top! 

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Alima Pure Store Profile: Green Tree Boutique

Posted on July 10, 2012 by Terresa Clark | 0 Comments

Growing up in Laguna Beach, Liz Dick dreamed of someday having her own boutique in her hometown.  In April, her dream came true, and Green Tree Boutique opened its doors to eco-conscious shoppers, and welcomes shoppers of the four-legged variety as well.

 green&greener exterior

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