GIVEAWAY!!! Glam by BeauteeInc

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I’ve teamed up with BeauteeInc for another glam filled giveaway as part of my BeautyCubed Glam Guide series valued at $125! Giveaway includes: 1 pair of if wispy Koko Lashes in #502 1 rose gold toned glitter by Violet Voss to get you ready for this holiday season in colour Rosalind 1 gift certificated towards […]

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GIVEAWAY!!! – The Kavita Suri Make Up Experience

I’ve teamed up with beauty expert, Kavita Suri to giveaway the ultimate Make Up Experience valued at $200. Giveaway includes: 1 Kavita Suri HD Primer Gift Certificate for your choice of a Party Make Up Application or One on One Make Up Tutorial by Kavita Suri Check out the glam she did on me here! […]

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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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Motives Make Up Party

Motives Make Up Party

I recently hosted a Motives Make Up Party for family and friends. It was a lovely afternoon with hors d’oeuvres, champagne, old fashioneds (of course!) and an opportunity to get make up tips and play around with make up. It was an interactive and fun learning experience.

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What’s Hot/What’s Not

1. Neutral Nails vs. Nail Art 3D busy nails are over and now it’s time for neutral nails to shine. This year it’s all about the soft, effortless look.  Try some soft pinks, nudes and even browns with your next manicure – they look great and go with everything you’re wearing.

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Trend Alert 2015: Has Contouring Gone Too Far?

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The BIGGEST trend in make up right now is contouring.  It can completely transform one’s face – make you look thinner, give the appearance of a smaller nose, a smaller forehead, give you higher cheekbones and more defined collar bones, even accent your cleavage – where basically you are no longer YOU!  Some crazy before and […]

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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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