Hello Friends! 1 wedding down and only 1 just one left to go before SM and I are done with our summer wedding circuit! #NowWhatDoWeDoOnWeekends? At the shaadi on Saturday, I wore one of my jahez outfits that I got from Lahore (I think in a shop in Cavalry Ground) - a beautiful, light pink banarsi sari.… Continue reading Pink Banarsi Sari for a Saturday Shaadi
The Radford Salon: Toronto-based Hair & Makeup
If you've followed my blog from the start, you'll know that I went on quite the journey to find a make-up artist for my big day! I started off by booking the renowned Toronto-based MUA Shirley Wu...only to realize a month before my wedding that I didn't actually love her style, and then scrambled to find a… Continue reading The Radford Salon: Toronto-based Hair & Makeup
And so it begins!
In Canada, there is a saying: "it's either winter, or construction." While that is very true, so is this: in Canada, it's either winter, or shaadi season. Over the next eleven days, I have eight wedding events to attend. Nine including the event that I attended last week. Which of course leads directly to the: "what… Continue reading And so it begins!
You guys! The western world just figured out one of our oldest beauty secrets: haldi (tumeric)! "12 Beauty Reasons You Need Turmeric in Your Kitchen, STAT" popped up on my Facebook feed the other day, and all I could think was "arrey! This is our ubtan!" Ubtan is that haldi (tumeric)-based paste that gets smeared all… Continue reading Ubtan!
Thanks for the love BuzzFeed!
A couple of weeks ago UK-based writer Isabelle O'Carroll reached out to me about being part of a BuzzFeed article that she was writing on beauty tips from recent brides. My favourite part about Isabelle's article? She made it a point to profile all types of brides, bodies and love. From Pakistani weddings (holla!) to same-sex celebrations, check out… Continue reading Thanks for the love BuzzFeed!
Mona’s Beauty Bag
Hi guys! Long time! Well, a great way to break my blogging hamoshi (silence) is by introducing you to my fellow blogger Mona and her fun blog, Mona's Beauty Bag! Mona's been obsessed with beauty products since forever, and for those brides shopping for their jahez (bridal trousseau) what could be better than checking out… Continue reading Mona’s Beauty Bag
My Mehndi Make Up Look
For those of you have been following my blog, you know that I did what felt like a million make up trials (after I decided to cancel Shirley Wu for the wedding!) and until I found Summera of Summera Studios whom I loved btw (wedding pics and more on that later!) Because I did all… Continue reading My Mehndi Make Up Look
Updates and Amendment!
Hi Guys! So I know I've been a little MIA (who knew that post married life would be so busy?!) but SM and I have finally settled into our downtown condo (let the decorating begin)! I have so many ideas for posts about the wedding itself, starting with the mayoun, (I'm a sucker for chronological… Continue reading Updates and Amendment!
How to Get Teasing Out of Your Hair
So the story goes like this: you get your hair done for a special occasion, your hairdresser teases the hell out of it, and, as a result, your hair looks fabulous. So much so that the next morning you decide to keep the teasing in tact and rock the do once more. But what happens… Continue reading How to Get Teasing Out of Your Hair
Make-up trial Round Up, And the winner is…Summera Studios!
If you've been following my make-up trial journey, you know that I started off with booking Shirley Wu over a year ago. Then recently, I had a change of heart and wanted to cancel her because I realized that I was never in love with her look, she's hard to get a hold of, and… Continue reading Make-up trial Round Up, And the winner is…Summera Studios!