Pur Minerals’ Black Amethyst Lipstick

by Bionic Beauty on 10.May.2009 · 9 comments

Back in the fall, I was majorly lusting over Pur Minerals’ Black Amethyst lipstick. It’s a gorgeous deep berry shade and was perfect for the darker lip trend.
Bionic Beauty review - Pur Minerals black amethyst lip color

Even without fall, I am still sporting darker lip colors occasionally. I tend to just wear whatever suits my mood rather than what follows the “trends”. Anyhow…

My wonderful friend, Paula (of Older Girl Beauty fame), ordered a tube of Black Amethyst but felt it was too dark for her. So she surprised me with it!
Bionic Beauty review - Pur Minerals lipstick in Black Amethyst

I love the color! It’s great with a nude or neutral eye, or to create an “old Hollywood” look. The application above is without lip liner (yeah, I’m a rebel that way) and only one quick coat. It evens out much better with 2 coats and when applied with a lip brush. There’s no icky scent, and it’s just plain fun to wear.

Thanks Paula!! I owe you!


1 Meredith May 10, 2009 at 11:31 am

That is a beautiful color! I love it!

2 Paula May 10, 2009 at 12:21 pm

Oh, it looks great! I am so glad it worked out for you – you rock it! 🙂

3 Melissa Street May 11, 2009 at 2:19 pm

That is a beautiful color and so deceiving – you would think it was a deep purple almost black shade! You know you can cut the color pigment down a notch or two by using lip balm prior to lipstick application – it’s like creating an entirely different color (but you probably already knew that!!).

4 The Cheap Chick May 12, 2009 at 3:14 pm

The goth girl in me is LOVING this! And the color looks very lovely on you, my dear 🙂

5 joycey couture May 14, 2009 at 8:20 pm

Although I could never pull off this shade… it looks marvelous on you!

6 Bionic Beauty May 18, 2009 at 9:54 am

Thanks everyone! And thank you Melissa for that cool tip! I often “dilute” my more pigmented lipsticks with a clear gloss or I apply them with a lip brush to make it more of a stain. All good ways to make it less shocking. 😉

7 emma May 22, 2009 at 7:03 pm

i think it is a great color and is so cool it is great to use i use it every day.

8 bruna June 12, 2009 at 3:13 am

Hi!! I really loved that color!! Im asking where can I buy it, cause I live in mexico! Anyways, it’s a very pretty color, but i don’t really think is the best color for me…

9 Bionic Beauty June 12, 2009 at 9:52 am

Hi Bruna, I’m not sure if Pur Minerals ships internationally. But you should definitely email them. If not, they may know someone in your area that carries their makeup products.

I hope this helps,
Bionic Beauty

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