EauMG’s July 2015 Empties

July 2015 Empties

I put myself into an informal “no buy” in July. I was doing really well until about the middle of the month. David needed me to order him some skincare. And I did. But, I added a couple of items for myself too. Oops. I also ended up buying some liquid lipsticks at Ricky’s and some sheet masks in K-Town. I’ll be more serious about it in August.

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Alima Pure Minerals Eyeshadow Review – Shades of Taupe

Alima Pure Mineral Eyeshadow Review
Alima Pure eyeshadow samples, no flash

I’ve been really happy with most of the Alima Pure Mineral products that I have ordered. They have wonderful matte shades for the eyes and face. And all of the eyeshadows have been very pretty and easy to use. Here are some swatches of “shades of purple”. Not all of the shades are purple but they do have purple in them: purple, eggplant, mauve, cool-toned taupes. All of these shades work together. I love the… Continue reading | 6 Comments


Alima Pure Minerals Eyeshadow Review – Light Neutrals

Here are more of the samples that I purchased of Alima Pure Minerals eye products after reading reviews and getting recommendations from Lovely Android and Scenthive. These are all light, neutral colors. These aren’t the most “fun” shades of eyeshadow but I’ll guarantee that I’ll use them the most.

Alima Pure Mineral Eyeshadow Review

a. Satin Matte Eyeshadow in Dove – A super light pebble gray (hints of brown) with a matte finish. It’s very pretty and soft. I like to wear it with… Continue reading | 7 Comments


Alima Pure Minerals Shimmer Eyeshadow Review – Shades of Green

I’ve been late to jump on the mineral makeup wagon. After reading rave review from Lovely Android and Scenthive, I knew that I should give Alima Pure Minerals a try. I ordered samples from the Portland based company. Each sample comes in a small plastic container with an adorable screen printed silhouette of a songbird in a metallic bronze finish. I ordered many products. Amazingly, many of the colors work for me. They are beautiful “everyday” colors. Here are my “greens”. OK, they all aren’t green but they work very well together.

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