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Purely Cosmetics

After-Thanksgiving Sale at Purely Cosmetics!

by Bionic Beauty on 21.Nov.2012 · 0 comments

This weekend, save yourself some of the hassle of parking lots, cold weather, long lines and generally grumpy people during the Black Friday sales. Purely Cosmetics is celebrating all three holiday shopping days with their own Black Friday/Small Business Saturday/Cyber Monday sale!

Save 20% storewide Friday, November 23rd thru Monday, November 26th at
So now is the perfect time to try out the most amazing (and good for you) mineral makeup anywhere. I *HIGHLY* recommend the Diamond Dust Powder. It’s life, er… face-changing!

Diamond Finishing Powder by Purely Cosmetics

And now, some notes from Robyn, the owner of Purely Cosmetics:

The sale price is valid on all orders with no minimum purchase required, and is available to all customers worldwide. To save 20% on your order, enter the coupon code BF2012 (case sensitive) on the order form in the “redeem code” box. Please note: you must complete the rest of the information on the page before clicking the redeem button, or the discount will not be applied. Don’t ask me why – I have no idea. It’s just the way the software works.

Happy makeup shopping y’all,

Jami - author and editor of the Bionic Beauty blog

Beauty sales for Valentines Day!

by Bionic Beauty on 11.Feb.2012 · 2 comments

Just in case you’re looking for some awesome sales and coupon codes this Valentine’s Day…

Happy Valentine's Day from Bionic Beauty!

Robyn at Purely Cosmetics is giving Bionic Beauty readers an exclusive discount on all her incredible makeup! Get 14% off all orders worldwide with a $14 minimum purchase. Simply enter the coupon code BBvday12 on your purchases from February 10th until February 14th (sale ends at midnight).

YBF Skincare’s brand new skin miracle- “Private Reserve Treatment Oil” is available in a limited edition Rose; or the regular edition in Sandalwood. Private Reserve does wonders for your face, scalp, hair, and hands!

You can also save some precious dollars by taking advantage of the V-Day sales on YBF’s Define and Private Reserve products over at Truth in Aging!

Get a free Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream with any $25 Purchase. Use Code: SMASHBB

Save an extra 20% off your entire purchase at The Body Shop! Offer valid February 10 through February 12 2012.

For every order placed at Alchimie Forver’s website before Valentine’s Day, you’ll get a free full-size Antioxidant Relief for Hands and Feet ($39 retail value)!

Happy shopping, everyone!

Bionic’s Top Mineral Makeup Tips and Tricks

by Bionic Beauty on 09.Sep.2010 · 9 comments

One of the most frequent topics that fellow Bionic Beauties ask me via email is for mineral makeup application tips. I have some tricks n’ tips scattered in the archives of the Bionic Beauty blog, but I figured it was high-time I posted compiled list of my most useful application techniques.

Using a glazed terracotta pot saucer as a mineral makeup “tray” makes application onto your brush or sponge MUCH easier. I outlined my full technique in this article and added some photographs and further details. You can pick up these glazed pot bottoms at home improvement stores for around $1-2. They are easily sanitized too!

Many women think you can only apply mineral makeup with a brush. Step outside of that thought-box and check out my review of the Beauty Blender sponge. I also included a video from Beauty Blender themselves on how to use the sponge. It took me about a week to get my technique nailed, but now it’s a breeze.

Bionic Beauty blog review - Beauty Blender sponge makeup applicator

If you’re not ready for the price of the Beauty Blender, but want to check out something similar, head to your local Target store. In the makeup aisle, you’ll find Sonia Kashuk’s blue version of this infamous makeup sponge. It usually runs around $8-$10.

In the hopes of helping you skip the awkwardness that I had when I got my first Beauty Blender, here is my step-by-step application technique
Read on…

Celebrating Three Years of Powerful Beauty!

by Bionic Beauty on 04.Jul.2010 · 19 comments


appy 4th of July, and Happy Anniversary to!
Celebrating Three Years of Powerful Beauty at the Bionic Beauty blog!
It may sound a bit odd for me to “wish my own blog a Happy Birthday”, but I think of July as the month when I, and some of my most favorite cosmetics brands, get to turn the tables and give back to you!

I could get a bit mushy here remembering when Bionic Beauty first started- back when the only readers were my sister and me; and now there are over 1,100 of you. (sniffle, sniffle!)

In any case, it’s high time I let you know about the big events surrounding Bionic’s “Three Years of Powerful Beauty” celebration…
Read on…

Congratulations to the Bionic Beauty blog giveaway winners!Congratulations Tashi, Robyn and Rachel!
Tashi and Robyn have each won their own bottle of Pucci’s limited edition Vivara Turquoise fragrance; and Rachel has won the L’Occitane Immortelle Skincare Discovery Set!

Thanks to everyone out there who entered these giveaway. You all helped make them a huge success!

As a little hint to upcoming events, Bionic Beauty’s Third Anniversary Celebration will kick off on July 4th. This year’s sponsors include YBF Skincare, Purely Cosmetics, and Cactus and Ivy.

There will be giveaways galore, featured guest articles, video posts, social networking, twitter “parties” and brand new article series launching this month. I promise, you’re going to enjoy the festivities!

Stay Bionic,
Jami - author and editor of the Bionic Beauty blog