Alima Pure Introduces Cloak and Dagger Makeup Collection – Limited Edition Fall 2013

Posted on August 21, 2013 by Alyson Hancock | 0 Comments

Cloak and Dagger Makeup Collection Fall 2013 | Pure Alima Blog

Drama. Mystery. Excitement. Tuck into a great spy novel, and it’s all there at your fingertips. But there are other ways to enjoy a bit of drama, mystery and excitement. Take, for instance, Alima Pure’s Cloak and Dagger Collection for fall. Intense colors create drama. A smoky lash-line creates a hint of mystery. A touch of shimmer on the brow bone brings a little excitement to the whole look.

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Kate Shares Her Favorite Alima Pure Picks!

Posted on August 16, 2013 by Kate OBrien | 0 Comments

Alima Pure is turning nine years old today! We’re so thrilled to be celebrating our special day with our friends, families, and of course, our beloved customers. To honor this big milestone, Kate shared some of her favorite products from our line from over the years.

Kates Picks | Alima Pure Mineral Makeup


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Mineral Makeup for Acne Prone Skin

Posted on August 14, 2013 by Clarissa Fong | 0 Comments

The very first step to working with makeup for acne prone skin is to make sure your previous makeup application removal is thorough. While keeping up with a good cleanser and moisturizer that works well with your skin is necessary before any application of makeup, the makeup brushes you use and the care you take of your products may be equally important.

Makeup Brush Care | Pure Alima Blog

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Alima Pure Hosts International Visitors from the African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program

Posted on August 06, 2013 by Clarissa Fong | 0 Comments

Last Tuesday, Alima Pure was honored to host two visitors from the International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP), in partnership with the World Affairs Council of Oregon, at our office headquarters in SE Portland. The visitors were members of the African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP), which aims to enhance professional partnerships to link capital, business development and market access among female entrepreneurs worldwide.

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Friday Favorites: Delicious Summer Edition

Posted on August 02, 2013 by Alima Pure | 0 Comments

Summer is in full-swing! Here at Alima Pure, we thought we'd share some of our favorite ideas and products to brighten up the season.

It’s ice cream season and this peaches and lavender ice cream recipe has been Alima tested and certified as delicious!

We're all for dancing under the warm sun at music festivals this summer and are loving these snaps from Newport Folk Festival.  Some of our local festival picks are PDX Pow Now, Anacortes Unknown Music Series, and Pickathon this year.

The Sill's brilliant  tips for plant care in the summer season.

We loved working with the stylish Sarah Yates on this fun makeover for summer. Head over to her blog A House In The Hills for your chance to win a makeover of your own.

Here are 150 things to keep in mind while fueling your creative and adventurous spirit all season long.

This may be a little off the topic of summer, but this adorable llama font and hilarious video of Jimmy Fallon and Brad Pitt yodeling keep us smiling.

Why buy berries at the grocery store when you can finally wear your favorite sun hat and pick your own?

Fellow B Corp. friends at Yellow Leaf Hammocks make the most gorgeous hammocks using sustainable materials and are unbelievably comfy.

Ponce Pilato by Y La Bamba has been on repeat.

Last, but certainly not least, the Delicious Summer Collection provides you with three easy-to-wear shades that can take you from strolls on the beach to al fresco dinner parties.

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Searching for Sensitive Skin Makeup? Try Mineral Cosmetics.

Posted on July 25, 2013 by Alima Pure | 1 Comment

With naturally sensitive skin, finding the right mineral makeup can be extremely difficult. After disappointing test runs with many sensitive skin beauty products claiming “natural” or “herbal” properties to prevent reactions and keep you feeling fresh and healthy, we can understand the desire to give up the search. Here at Alima Pure, we deeply believe in the idea that less is more. Products should be simple, clean, pure and feel good, no matter how often you use them. This is why our mineral makeup works well with sensitive skin—the fewer ingredients put into the product, the less likely it is to irritate the skin.

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The Best Makeup for Oily Skin: Natural Makeup

Posted on July 23, 2013 by Clarissa Fong | 1 Comment

If you’re not sure if you have oily skin, ask yourself this: Does oil come off your nose, forehead and chin (also known as your T-zone)? Do you have large, visible pores and are prone to breakouts and blemishes? If so, you have oily skin. But fear not, mineral cosmetics are the perfect oily skin makeupAlima Pure mineral makeup can help your skin look fabulous all day long.

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