How To Get Beach Waves For Thick Hair

how to get beach waves for thick hair

Beach waves are the most coveted hairstyle of the moment and it takes a certain technique to master the look. I’d see all these girls with not so thick hair with the most perfect beach waves, but I couldn’t quite get it right with my own hair. I’d even go to the hair salon and […]

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Why I Decided To Shave My Daughter’s Head

When I think of Indian beauty, the first thing that often comes to mind is beautiful, long, thick hair. A tradition across India is to shave a child’s hair so that it comes back thicker. While some people do it for religious reasons, there’s definitely an aesthetic purpose behind it as well. I always thought […]

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The 411 On My Hair: All Your Hair Questions Answered

I get a lot of beauty related questions, messages and DMs, but if there were one topic I get the most questions on, it’s my hair! People will ask me where I get my haircut from? Who colours my hair? What colour is my hair? How would I describe my haircut? I answer all of […]

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My Babymoon Shoot

My husband and I spent a lovely week in Turks & Caicos, home to Grace Bay Beach, the most beautiful beach in the world. I’ve never seen such soft white sand and beautiful crystal clear waters, where there’s no seaweed or rocks in sight. It was a lovely experience, and we had the pleasure of […]

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Shu Uemura Top 5 Styling Products Review

Japanese brand, Shu Uemura is combining eastern beauty with western glamour in the latest hair care, styling, skin care and make up innovations. I was sent over their top 5 hair styling products for review, but given my current hair routine I’ve only reached for three of the products and don’t see any use for the other […]

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Dry Shampoo in Review

I have long, thick hair, so washing this mane of mine is an EVENT. As a result, I usually wash my hair about once a week…twice if I’m feeling fancy. My hair starts getting greasy at around day 4/5 and that’s where dry shampoo comes to the rescue! For healthy locks, you shouldn’t be washing your […]

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Leyla Milani Triple Threat Curling Iron Review

leyla milani triple threat curling iron

MY HAIR STYLING APTITUDE I’m at best a beginner when it comes to hair and either let my hair air dry or get it blow dried. I simply can’t curl my hair with a straightener. I’ve looked at numerous tutorials online and I’ll have one successful curl, followed by another strand that ends up kinking and […]

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My Beach Bag Essentials

My beach bag consists of skin care and easy glam items that keep me protected from the sun while help me looking beach chic all day long.

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Studio Sessions with BeautyCubed

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I had the pleasure of doing a photo shoot over the holidays working with some very talented people. The vision for the shoot was to portray the essence of my blog – Beauty, Brains & Bourbon – where you can be pretty, witty and smart all at the same time.  If you’re wondering…why bourbon? Well what better than […]

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Birthday Style Watch – the 30th edition

I turned 30 this past week and celebrated this weekend with a surprise birthday dinner followed by drinks downtown.  Since I didn’t know what was going on, I wanted an outfit that could go with the flow but still said birthday girl at the same time.  For my 30th birthday, I wanted a look that was sophisticated yet […]

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