Hey, Sweet Lips...

Posted on January 27, 2012 by terresa | 0 Comments

Alima Pure's Sweet Lips Limited Edition Lipbalm Collection

Just in time for February 14, our new Sweet Lips Organic Nourishing Lipbalm Collection is here! Only $18 for three Valentine-perfect, natural tints for your lips. The set includes deep red Cranberry, perfect for your Valentine’s date; wearable pink Rhubarb that is perfect for every day; and bright coral Mango to infuse a hint of spring into your makeup routine.

Alima Pure's lipbalms are gluten-free and made with all organic ingredients (except the pure mineral pigments, of course) and lightly scented with peppermint.

The Sweet Lips Collection is only $18 (a $28 value) and is available for a limited time only!

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Why Alima Pure loves Kristen Arnett

Posted on June 08, 2011 by terresa | 0 Comments

If you read the Alima Pure Facebook page at all, you’ve almost certainly noticed the name Kristen Arnett. Kristen is an international makeup artist who is passionate about helping women from all walks of life “green” their beauty routine. To that end, she founded The Green Beauty Team, a group of experts in many different aspects of beauty who give advice about healthy beauty choices on the Green Beauty Team website.

We had heard of Kristen before, but did not meet her until we sponsored the Green Beauty Team at the Portland Better Living Show in April. We were charmed by Kristen’s down-to-earth attitude that contrast beautifully with her high-fashion makeup skills. (Take a look at her skills here.) She’s a true professional--treating the models she works on not as simple clothing hangers with faces, but as living, breathing girls with health concerns just like the rest of us. The Green Beauty Team is Kristen’s way of addressing the questions she receives on a daily basis about how women can look their best. And for Kristen, looking your best always includes using products that are not going to harm your health. This commitment to safe cosmetics has led to Kristen using quite a few Alima Pure products since April!

We didn’t realize that Kristen had lived here in Portland for a few years, before she moved to Milan and then New York to pursue her dream of being a professional makeup artist. As a fan of Portlandia, Kristen was especially amused by the fact that Alima Pure has been proudly “putting a bird on it” since 2006. Kristen still has a strong connection to Portland (her family still lives here), and because of that, makeup artists in Portland now have an amazing opportunity. If you want to sharpen your skills and learn more about the business, you will definitely want to check out Kristen’s “The Makeup Artists’ Intensive Workshop” on June 18 in Portland. This one-day class is filled with relevant industry information and artistry techniques, including a never-before-seen twist to makeup education, a focus on Going Green! If there is any way you can make it to Portland on June 18, don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to learn from a true beauty professional. Even better, if you mention Alima Pure when you book, you will receive $80 off of the price, making the total for the day only $295.

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My personal take on "The Story of Cosmetics"

Posted on August 12, 2010 by admin | 1 Comment

Personally, I like Annie Leonard’s videos. She is not afraid to talk about the “elephant in the room.” In the case of “The Story of Stuff” the elephant is that a lot of us consume too much without giving thought to where products come from and where they go when we are done with them.

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