The Kavita Suri Experience

Kavita Suri Make Up Review

Kavita Suri is one of the pioneers in South Asian bridal make up, fusing eastern traditions with western trends in beauty. In fact, she did my sister’s make up for her wedding over 10 years ago and has gone on to open up her own medical wellness spa (in the heart of Yorkville, Toronto), a beauty […]

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5 Make Up Products I Can’t Live Without

The cosmetic industry is a vast and endless abyss leaving you clueless about which product to buy. If you go into Sephora, aside from the over whelming selection, each customer services representative will have their own favourite. So how do you know what to buy? I’ve tried so many products and I have the VIB Rouge […]

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Sweet Leilani Cosmetics Review

Sweet Leilani Cosmetics

As a woman with acne prone skin, I prefer to wear make up daily, but don’t want to further aggravate my acne by wearing it daily – damned if you do, damned if you don’t! There’s make up out there that has acne fighting ingredients, so it’s supposedly helping clear up your acne while covering it. Then […]

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GIVEAWAY ALERT!!! – Motives Cosmetics Goodie Bag

Motives Make Up

I’m giving away a Motives Cosmetics Goodie Bag valued at over $150 which includes: 1 Custom Blend Foundation 1 Perfecting Face Primer 1 Little Black Dress Eyeliner 2 Lips Glosses 1 Detailing Eyeshadow Brush – perfect for adding details to your overall eyeshadow look, creating smokey eye or even a soft look Total giveaway valued at […]

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How 2014 Challenged Beauty Stereotypes: A Recap

It all started when Dove released a shortfilm called Evolution in 2006 to expose the unrealistic expectations of beauty perpetuated in media all around us – they took an everyday woman, did her hair, make up and photoshopped her, showing us that what we see in media is not reality. 2014 was a significant year […]

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Studio Sessions with BeautyCubed


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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dr dennis gross alpha beta peel

BeautyCubed brings you the 3rd giveaway of the #beautygiveback campaign! Peel pads are the latest craze in skin care and if you haven’t already, you should definitely consider incorporating it into your skin care regime. After gushing over how much I love peel pads in my recent post, Red Carpet Ready Skin in 3 Minute – […]

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Red Carpet Ready Skin in 3 Minutes – Dr Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Peel Pads Review

Dr Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Peel Pads claim to improve the appearance of fine lines, reduce pores, treat breakouts and even your skin tone. It’s an anti aging and anti acne product in one.  It can be found at your local Sephora store. I was first introduced to these peels when I purchased my Clarisonic […]

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vega one

BeautyCubed brings to you the second giveaway of the #beautygiveback campaign, a care package of Vega’s Vega One nutritional shakes!  I’m a big fan of Vega’s protein and nutritional shakes, check out my recent post, The One Minute Green Smoothie for my review.

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Selfie Culture Increasing Demand for Plastic Surgery

There was a recent study released in March this year suggesting that the rise of the selfie culture is increasing the demand for plastic surgery.  According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), 1 in 3 plastic surgeons surveyed saw an increase in requests as a result of people being more […]

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