Holiday Brush Collection

Posted on October 28, 2011 by terresa | 0 Comments

Brush sets are classic holiday gifts.  Nearly every woman wants high-quality makeup tools, but not every woman can justify buying them for herself.  Here's your chance to make a friend, sister, mother or daughter swoon this holiday season!  Alima Pure's Irresistible Brush Set includes four of our incredibly soft makeup brushes in a beautiful signature bag for only $55, a savings of $30!

The set includes our cult-favorite #25 Foundation Brush, the plush and perfect #17 Blush Brush, the does-it-all #39 Large Shadow Brush and the oh-so-handy #35 Eye Detail Brush.  The bag is easy to clean and features our adorable Bird zipper pull.

The #25 Foundation Brush was created by Alima Pure for the most efficient and beautiful application of our Satin Matte Foundation.  It's synthetic bristles are gently domed to easily reach all of the contours of your face.  The #17 Blush Brush will deliver your blush or bronzer without a hint of the itchiness or scratchiness that animal-hair brushes can cause.  The #39 Large Shadow Brush can be used to cover the entire lid with a base shade, or turned on it's side to contour a crease or lid; and the #35 Eye Detail Brush can quickly smudge a liner, cover a blemish or polish a lip.

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Baby, It's Cold Outside!

Posted on October 21, 2011 by terresa | 1 Comment

Okay, maybe it isn't exactly cold yet, but we know it is coming--the winter chill and the holidays. Whether you prefer strolling through the snow or snuggling by the fire, Alima Pure has you covered with two Limited Edition holiday collections that can be worn separately or together.

The Cold Outside collection features three cool-toned shadows and a blush.  Snowdrift is an off-white shimmer with a hint of silvery blue.  Snow Angel is a light-to-medium blue with silver sparkle.  Jack Frost is a deep, blue-toned purple shimmer.  Rosy Cheeks is a gorgeous, just-in-from-the-cold pink blush.

For the Cold Outside look, apply Snowdrift from crease to brows.  Apply Snow Angel on the lid form the inner corner, and over 2/3 of the lid.  With a damp brush, line under the lash line with Snow Angel.  Apply Jack Frost to the outer 1/3 of the lid, and lightly blend into the crease.  With a damp brush, line the upper lid with Jack Frost.  Swirl a bit of Rosy Cheeks on the apples of the cheeks.  Finish with Organic Nourishing Lip Balm in Cranberry.

Warm Inside features three warm-toned shadows and a shimmer powder.  Candlelight is a pale gold shimmer.  Mulled Cider is a medium rose-gold sparkle.  Hot Toddy is a deep, shimmering bronze.  Firelight is a warm gold Luminous Shimmer Powder.

For the Warm Inside look, apply Candlelight from the lashes to the brow.  Add Mulled Cider to the lid, and sweep Hot Toddy into the crease and at the other corner.  With a damp brush, line upper lashes and outer 1/3 of the bottom lashes with Hot Toddy.  If desired, dust a little of your favorite blush on the apples of your cheeks.  (We really like Satin Matte Blush in Pink for this, or Rosy Cheeks from the Cold Outside collection!)  Then highlight the tops of the cheekbones and around the temples with Firelight.  Finish with Organic Nourishing Lip Balm in Cranberry.

The Baby, It's Cold Outside collection is available only at www.alimapure.com for a limited time.  Each set contains three full-sized eyeshadows and a full-sized blush or shimmer powder, packaged in a beautiful Alima Pure gift box.  Cold Outside and Warm inside are $36 each, with $2 from each set going to the Global Fund for Women.

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Get the Fall Runway Look

Posted on August 04, 2011 by terresa | 0 Comments

Capture the excitement of the backstage area of a runway show with Alima Pure's new Fall Runway Collection. In six easy steps, you can create a photo-perfect look!

Apply Backstage Satin Matte Eyeshadow from lashes to brow. This soft, pale pink is like silk lingerie for your lids.

Sweep Front Row Luminous Shimmer Eyeshadow on your lids, from lashes to crease. Smudge a little under the lower lashes for added drama and sparkle. This shimmering, pale gold is the perfect accessory to any look.

Brush Press Pass Luminous Shimmer Eyeshadow into the crease and concentrate at the outer corner of the eye. This deep taupe is as versatile as your best cashmere sweater.

With a damp brush, line your upper lash line with Catwalk Luminous Shimmer Eyeliner. Just as you slip on your serious footwear to complete your outfit, Catwalk finishes your eye look with flair.

Swirl Soft Plum Satin Matte Blush onto the apples of the cheeks, blending up along the cheekbones and back towards the hairline.

Apply Holly Berry Organic Nourishing Lip Balm for a soft red pout that is never over the top.

The Fall Runway Collection of four full-sized eyeshadows is available for $30 for a limited time only from www.alimapure.com. $2 from each sale is donated to The Global Fund for Women. Azalea Satin Matte Blush and Holly Berry Organic Nourishing Lip Balm are sold separately.

Here is Ellen, wearing the Fall Runway Collection, Soft Plum and Holly Berry!

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La Dolce Vita Eyeshadow Collection

Posted on January 19, 2009 by kate | 3 Comments

Alima Pure La Dolce Vita Eyeshadow Collection Valentine’s Day is definitely all about living “the sweet life.”  With that in mind, Alima Pure has created La Dolce Vita - four seasonal eyeshadow colors to bring a little extra sweetness to your look, all without one extra calorie or fat gram.

Cupcake is a sweet, shimmery pink, as light and frothy as it’s namesake.
Petit Four is a sparkling beige with sparks of gold, as irresistible as the little cakes of the same name.
Tiramisu is a much-loved shade making a return appearance.  If you were lucky enough to receive last year’s “Alima Signature Colors” stack of three shades, you have seen Tiramisu before.  A shimmery, light-to-medium brown, Tiramisu will surely be a go-to color for many.
Mousse is named for dark chocolate mousse; deep enough to satisfy but not so heavy as to overwhelm.  Our Mousse features a lovely golden shimmer.
As an added bonus, you will receive a deluxe sample of Meringue, a sparkling white.

La Dolce Vita “Sweet” look

Apply Cupcake from lashes to brow.  Sweep Tiramisu into the crease, blending well. Apply Petit Four under lower lashes, from the outer corner and stopping about 2/3 of the way in.  With a damp brush, line the upper lid with Mousse.
Use a matte pink blush like Pink or Raspberry on the apples of the cheek and apply a tiny bit of Cupcake shadow on the tops of cheekbones.
Finish with a pink balm like Acai or Rhubarb.

La Dolce Vita “Sultry” look

Apply Meringue from crease to brow, and Petit Four from lashes to crease.  Use Mousse as a liner on top and bottom lashes, smudging well.  Place Tiramisu directly above Mousse on the upper lid, blending it upwards toward the crease.  Add a bit of Mousse to the outer corner and crease, blending well.
Apply a soft, earthy blush like Carnation to apples of cheeks and blend back towards ear.
Use a deeper lip balm like Cranberry, and apply liberally, then gently blot to leave a soft stain.

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