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.

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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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How to Find Your Mineral Foundation Part II: Colors & Shades

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

If you haven’t read the first blog article on how to find your mineral foundation, start there. Once you have sorted out your skin tone, it’s just one more easy step to finding your ideal foundation color. At Alima Pure, our foundations fall into six foundation shade ranges, each with its own unique mix of pink, yellow and green pigments, to blend flawlessly with your skin.

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How to Find Your Shade of Mineral Foundation Part I: Skin Tone

Posted on July 11, 2013 by Kate OBrien | 1 Comment

In order to find your ideal mineral foundation shade it helps to know your skin tone. But skin tone can be the tricky bit. How do you know if you are neutral or cool? Olive or warm? Alima Pure has put together a little undertone quiz to help. Just answer these three simple questions.


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