Beauty, Hair and Makeup

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!

Beauty, Hair and Makeup

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

Beauty, Bridal, Wedding

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!

Beauty, Bridal, Wedding

Make-up Update: Review of Xpressions by R & A

Last week my third makeup trial was with Ruby and Amber of Xpressions. Ruby, who did my hair, came across as more professional and sweet than Amber, who did my makeup, who was much more casual. Overall, I liked the makeup. I asked Amber to do one eye smokey and one eye cleaner to see… Continue reading Make-up Update: Review of Xpressions by R & A

Beauty

The Best Exfoliant Face Scrub Ever

Ever bride-to-be knows that a pre-wedding beauty ritual or two come with the nuptial territory. I owe mine to my my sis-in-law, Sarah, she gave me the recipe for what is the best facial exfoliant, ever. And it's super easy to make: Half of a lemon (squeeze the juice out), 2 tbsps of salt, and… Continue reading The Best Exfoliant Face Scrub Ever

Beauty, Wedding

Review of Make-up Artist Shobana Lakhavally of Amplified Soul

So, while I'm in the process of reviewing current contenders for MUAs, I thought I would also blog about my trial with Amplified Soul that I did last year. I did the trial with Amplified Soul last year, after I booked with Shirley, because I wanted a basis of comparison. I remember one thing which… Continue reading Review of Make-up Artist Shobana Lakhavally of Amplified Soul

Beauty, Bridal, Wedding

Make-up Update: Review of Make-up Artist Kavita Suri

Last week in addition to my trial with Gargi Patel, I did a make up trial with Kavita Suri, who has her own spa in Yorkville. I learned that Kavita and Gargi are good friends and Kavita supports Gargi by using Vasanti products (remember, Gargi's sis started Vasanti)....and from my last post you all know… Continue reading Make-up Update: Review of Make-up Artist Kavita Suri