Spring Nails with JINsoon

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

It's always exciting when Jin Soon Choi creates a new nail look for an upcoming holiday or season. We've seen this extraordinary nail guru's designs range from sleek geometric-inspired creations to colorful contrasts and everything cool in-between. This season was no different. Creating a look initially for St. Patrick's Day, this very fun nail design is one I'd love to wear anytime this spring. Featuring a rich green floral design against a beautiful neutral tone, here's how you can recreate this nail style yourself:


Step 1: Always start with clean, polish-free, oil-free nails. Trim and shape to your particular liking and paint nails in a coat of JINsoon Power Coat.

Step 2: Once base coat is dried, apply two even layers of JINsoon Doux polish.

Step 3: Assure nails are dry prior to starting  the clover design. Taking a clean stripping brush, saturate the tip of the brush with JINsoon Tila and create an outline of the clover shape, varying its position with each nail.

Step 4: Once the shape is created, neatly fill in each clover design with the same tool and polish (JINsoon Tila).

Step 5: For a final step, coat nails in a layer of JINsoon Top Gloss for a glossy and professional finish.

Images courtesy of JINsoon


Wednesday, February 10, 2016

While we're all familiar with the major fashion communities of the world, Australians are catching up to the fashionable set with a covetable style all their own. I can't seem to get enough of their cool styles, footwear and accessories. One awesome brand I'm currently loving is The Peachbox, a super chic jewelry e-retailer that is turning out delicate designs that make a sleek statement on their own or layered with your favorites.

Whether its their classic bangles in luxe golds or silver tones or timeless pearl earrings, keeping things simple and effortless is the art to The Peachbox. Catering to both the girl who appreciates a clean, sleek look as well as those who love a little bit of glitz and sparkle, The Peachbox is a perfect place to score beautifully made jewelry with wallet-friendly price tags.

Having been a long time fan of roman numeral style jewelry, I instantly gravitated towards their best selling Roman Empress bangle and charm necklace. While gold is always my go-to option, I couldn't say to no to the bangle in their beautifully blushy rose gold tone.

Upon opening both pieces, I was blown away from by their quality. For such a low price point, each piece was well made, of a nice weight, and shined in luxe way. Most wallet-friendly jewelry tends to give off that gaudy, cheapy sheen but that was absent in these pieces. You would never guess they were under $40 a piece.

In addition to jewelry, The Peachbox have added Marc Bale timepieces to their collection of already top selling products and naturally, all watch designs follow their classic, timeless aesthetic.

It's safe to say that I will be adding to my TPB pieces in the near future. If you'd like an idea of how their pieces look on actual shoppers, head over to their equally chic instagram page where they feature shoppers' beautiful snaps and give a real look at how their jewelry wears. Additionally, the brand announces promotions and fun sales on twitter, snagging jewels for well under retail is always a winning option.

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