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Purely Cosmetics Mineral Foundation


Looking for bismuth free, high quality mineral makeup? Purely Cosmetics is the place to go. I gave several of the foundations a try and found that I got the some of the best coverage and overall look from them that I have ever gotten from a lose powder mineral foundation. The foundations are also actually […]


Sephora Brand Pressed Mineral Foundation


Awhile back, I was searching and searching for a pressed mineral foundation that did not contain bismuth.   I was already using Neutrogena’s pressed foundation (read previous review), but wanted something with a  bit more coverage.  I also found Jane Iredale PureMatte Finish Powder, but it is advertised as being sheer. After I had given up, […]


Pur Minerals Perfect Starter Kit


Like many mineral makeup companies, Pur Minerals offers a starter kit. I gave one a try, and was generally impressed. The starter kit comes with the following: 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Makeup:  What I liked right off about this item was that it was pressed. Pressed mineral makeup is much easier to apply than loose powder […]


Pur Minerals Luminous Eye Shadow Palette.


I have been enjoying a number of Pur Minerals products lately. One in particular is the Luminous Eye Palette, which until December 28, 2008 is available under a buy one get one free special. So if you are looking for last minute gifts, you can get two! This palette has a great range of pretty […]


Maybelline Mineral Power Powder Foundation


Maybelline has done an impressive job entering the mineral makeup market. Their Mineral Power liquid foundation (read review) is one of the few liquids branded as a mineral foundation in the drugstore price range. With its Mineral Power Powder Foundation, Maybelline has done a nice job of providing a good basic powder foundation in a […]


Alima Pure Mineral Eye Shadow


Alima Pure is a mineral makeup company that boasts 60 shades of foundation! I’ll be writing more on that in the future, but today, I am looking at their eye shadow. I tried out four shades from the limited edition sweater set collection.  Swatches are pictured below: Alima’s makeup is 100% certified natural, which is […]


Powder Sunscreens, Full Spectrum Protection That Won’t Ruin Your Makeup


Regular application and reapplication of sunscreen should be an essential part of any beauty routine, but it can also be problematic when wearing makeup. That sunscreen that you applied this morning needs to be reapplied part way through the day, yet you don’t want to ruin your full face of makeup. What to do? The […]


Jane Be Pure Cosmetics Liquid Mineral Foundation SPF 30


Jane Cosmetics has a new SPF 30 Jane be Pure Liquid Mineral Foundation at that I really love, although I think it is mislabeled a bit. Why mislabeled? Well, this one really seems like a tinted moisturizer to me. It is very sheer and high in moisture factor. So I wish they had just labeled […]


Elf Cosmetics Mineral Makeup Kit


e.l.f. cosmetics is widely known for their $1 cosmetics, although some of their items run a few dollars more. Now they have released a full line of mineral makeup at excellent prices. A Mineral Starter Kit is $20 and contains: Mineral Foundation-SPF 15 Mineral Concealer-SPF 15 Mineral Blush Total Face Brush Blush Brush Canvas Case […]


DIY Mineral Makeup Kits From Bramble Berry


Here is fun item for the do it yourselfer, mineral makeup lover, or craft maven: Make Your Own Mineral Makeup Kits from Bramble and Berry. I spent a morning playing with the neutral and metallics kit and had a lot of fun. I also got some decent eye shadow from the process. Below are some […]

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