Our Spring Blush Crush: Leigh

Posted on May 30, 2013 by Terresa Clark | 0 Comments

Early this spring, we did a photo shoot featuring lovely model Sarah at a local rug and textile company, Christiane Millinger Oriental Rugs and Textiles.  We were so enchanted with the way Sarah's coloring combined with her fresh, spring makeup look and the gorgeous rug behind her, that we just couldn't resist showcasing her makeup look, which features one of our favorite blushes for spring--Leigh Luminous Shimmer Blush.

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#23 Kitten Brush - The Ultimate Multitasker

Posted on May 22, 2013 by Alyson Hancock | 1 Comment

The #23 Kitten Brush is the ultimate multitasker—especially for spring and summer as we introduce more shimmers and stronger shades into our routine. The bristles swoop up just enough powder to achieve a perfectly even and subtle application with the option to build. It’s also entirely foolproof, which is always a big bonus! Here are some of our favorite products to pair with the Kitten Brush.


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Oh, Deer! Fun Makeup Tutorial for Kids

Posted on March 11, 2013 by Terresa Clark | 0 Comments

Recently, we were contacted by Portland-area photographer Diana Sell with an interesting question. She wanted to do a photo shoot for her son's Kindergarten class as an auction project, and needed a little help with the makeup. Now, normally we aren't fans of kindergarteners wearing makeup, but Diana had found an on-line tutorial on how to do deer makeup. Since her son attends Deer Creek school, it seemed like a natural!  But the tutorial showed all sorts of makeup that didn't seem like the best things to put on the sensitive skin of young children, so Diana reached out for a little advice.

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Get the Look: Jaimie Alexander at the S.A.G. Awards

Posted on January 30, 2013 by Terresa Clark | 0 Comments

Awards Season continues, with the latest event the Screen Actor's Guild (SAG) Awards last weekend.  These didn't seem to draw as much attention, as the previously held Golden Globes did, with regards to fashion and beauty, but that's a shame, because the SAG awards boasted some gorgeous looks  After strolling through numerous slide shows of red carpet fashion, one look stuck out as our favorite makeup look from the weekend.  Jaimie Alexander, co-star of Nurse Jackie, was absolutely stunning with her black-rimmed, greeny-gold smoky eye look.  Did you know you could accomplish the same look with Alima Pure? Here's how.

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3 for $30 Eyeshadow Collections make perfect gifts

Posted on December 07, 2012 by Terresa Clark | 0 Comments

The latest installment of our 3 for $30 Eyeshadow Collections are now available, and they are just right for gift-giving on a budget.  Do you have a flower-lover on your list?  What about someone who craves coffee?  Or someone stricken with the urge to travel the globe?  Let your gift of mineral makeup illustrate that you know what is close to their heart!

Flower Bouquet is a collection of three of our floral named shadows.  Soft pink, matte Daphne pairs beautifully with the sweet blue-purple tones of Pearluster Viola.  Finish the look with the nearly-black Satin Matte Eyeliner in Black Violet.  This collection is stunning on both green and brown eyes!

Coffee Break combines the beautiful peachy tones of Luminous Shimmer Chai with the deeper bronze of Pearluster Cappuccino. Satin Matte Eyeliner in Espresso, always a favorite, completes the look. Great on eyes of any color, this trio is especially gorgeous with blue eyes.

Exotic Getaway gives a girl glamorous options!  These three Luminous Shimmer Shadows can be worn in pairings, or all three at once.  Apply Paris all over the eye area, then choose from Milan or Martinique for the crease, and to use damp as a liner.  Don't limit yourself to just one, use Milan in the crease and line with Martinique or vice-versa.  Because this collection includes neutrals and a purple-ish toned shadow, it is perfect for any eye color!

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Meet Naturally Gorgeous Mary

Posted on November 05, 2012 by Terresa Clark | 1 Comment

Meet Alima Pure Naturally Gorgeous model Mary

When you look up the phrase "joie de vivre" in your French-American dictionary, we're just about certain you will find a picture of this months Naturally Gorgeous model, Mary, there alongside the definition.  Mary is passionate about life and experiences, and has a serious case of wanderlust!  She's equally comfortable hiking up a steep incline, trying a new way of wearing her makeup or moving halfway around the world!  Whether you need a partner-in-crime for a night on the town, or someone to help you clean out your closet, Mary is the sort of friend you'd want to have on speed-dial!

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Safe Halloween Makeup

Posted on October 17, 2012 by Terresa Clark | 3 Comments


Tips for how to have a safe Halloween are everywhere this time of year, but most of them overlook the importance of safe Halloween makeup.  Many costumes require a bit of makeup, but the ingredients of those pre-packaged Halloween makeup kits that are in all of the stores right now are more frightening than the looks they create.  So here is proof, you can create some great Halloween looks using only Alima Pure mineral makeup!

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