Concealing a Dark Chin

At some point, your skin may go a little dark or grey around the chin area. Usually this happens due to hormonal changes in the 20s and 30s.  I too have  been plagued by the grey chin syndrome (sigh.) There are a few ways to minimize the grey without caking on the makeup. As you may know by now, I’m not about the cake. I love eating cake, not applying it to my face. Required Products/Tools - full coverage concealer with a yellow/orange undertone (this is key-I … [Read more...]

2014 Bridal Hair Trends

It's that season again. And if you're hunt for a beautiful, bridal hair style, check out the 2014 trend forecast brought to us from Lianne Crosby for Hitched. Fashion trends change all the time, which means if you are getting married in 2014, you’re going to want to be up to date with the new trends in hair and makeup. We take a lot of inspiration in fashion from actresses and runway models and the new trends of 2014 are walking straight off the runway. Mermaid … [Read more...]

The Superhero Bride: Sonya

It's definitely a first for us and they pulled it off with a BANG! Sonya and her fiancé have a thing for super heroes and comics, hence, the  super hero themed engagement. With an art gallery as a backdrop and an elegantly clad brides heroes (bridal party), the soirée was fun and chic. The event was captured by the quirky couple behind Kumari Photography and stylized by the one and only Sara Baig, who gets themes SMACK on, as in she's really incredible with them. … [Read more...]

How to Avoid Being Matched to a Darker Foundation

Our skin is made up of multiple tones. My face is a different colour from neck, which is different from my arms, which is different from legs etc. Zeroing in on my face- my chin, jaw line, forehead and under eyes are darker than my t-zone. Oh yeah, that's what I deal with daily! For some of us these tones ares not as visible, while for others, such as myself, they are seriously visible effecting the way foundation looks. This is a common issue amongst South Asian … [Read more...]

Tanishq Jewelry Breaks Social Norms and Stereotypes While Inspiring Beautiful Bridal Looks

Tanishq Jewelry is a trend setter that pushes fashion boundaries in the premium jewelry market in India. Their ads and jewelry are inspirational, with the likes of Sri Devi gracing them. This year, they boldly took  a business risk by pushing the boundaries of social norms and stereotypes that have plagued South Asian culture in their latest ad. In a culture where fair skin is favored and rewarded and widows and single moms are shunned, Tanishq has embraced both and … [Read more...]

Find Your Perfect Red With Celebrity Artist, Lisa Eldbridge

Red lips have become my new everyday lip color. Red looks terrific on EVERYONE! It breathes in life, brightens up the face. It's just about finding the right red and having the confidence to rock it. I loved watching, celebrity artist, Lisa Eldbridge's Ultimate Guide to Red Lips for her guidelines and faves! The rule is that orange/warm toned reds compliment those with yellow skin tones, and cherry/cool toned reds compliment those with pink undertones. But rules are … [Read more...]