Beauty, Bridal, Hair and Makeup

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

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Bridal, Kamiar Rokni, Marriage, Wedding

Wedding Day 3: The Valima! (Reception)

Hi Everyone, And here it is...the post which concludes the main days of my big fat Pakistani wedding: the valima! The valima is the reception hosted by the groom's side following the wedding; it is truly a welcoming of the newly married couple (making their debut entrance together) and celebration of the families that have… Continue reading Wedding Day 3: The Valima! (Reception)

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, 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 Gargi Patel

In my last post about my wedding day makeup, I told you that I was thinking of canceling Shirley Wu for my wedding day...which I still am (mainly due to the fact that she won't travel) however, before I officially do so I need to find another MUA! Tonight I did a trial with Gargi… Continue reading Make-up Update: Review of Make-up Artist Gargi Patel

Beauty, Bridal, Wedding

Canceling Shirley Wu

Gasp. I know. What crazy girl would want to cancel Shirley Wu for her wedding?! "But she's supposed to the best!?" "Girls would kill for that appointment!" True, perhaps. But I've recently had a major change of heart about my MUA and here's why: 1. Looking back at my trial pictures, I realized that I… Continue reading Canceling Shirley Wu