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4 Easy Ways to Get Party Ready

  From silky strands to sparkle galore, the holidays are your time to shine. Try some beauty trends you'd normally never wear (face crystals, anyone?), or just amp up the glitter factor. Either way, make sure your skin is glowing and your hair lustrous. 1. Dare to Wear Outsized glitter? Exaggerated cat-eye? Vamped-up lips? Yes, … Continue reading 4 Easy Ways to Get Party Ready

My Latest Work for Composure Magazine: Glitter For Grown-ups

New Year's Eve may have come and gone, but that doesn't mean you have to banish all your sparkly, glittery clothes to the back of your closet. Start the new year with a bright, shiny outlook, from glitter-inspired statement earrings (a huge trend for spring, btw) to glitter-filled shoes that would make Dorothy and Cinderella green … Continue reading My Latest Work for Composure Magazine: Glitter For Grown-ups

Easy New Year’s Eve Nail Art, Courtesy of Jin Soon Choi

  Looking for a last minute, easy-to-do nail art look festive yet sophisticated enough for your New Year's Eve fête? Try these looks, courtesy of editorial manicurist extraordinaire, Jin Soon Choi (she's done the nails of everyone from Lady Gaga to Gwyneth Paltrow) — you can even do it running out the door. Step 1: Apply … Continue reading Easy New Year’s Eve Nail Art, Courtesy of Jin Soon Choi

My Latest Work in Composure Magazine: Starry Starry Night

No need to get your head out of the clouds this holiday season. Get starry-eyed over heavenly accessories that are out of this world. Oscar de la Renta Extraordinary eau de parfum spray, $92, oscardelarenta.com. 2. Nina x Swarovski “Prema” hair comb, $68, ninashoes.com. 3. Nina “Hilda” clutch, $52, ninashoes.com. 4. Efva Attling “Kaboom” 18k gold … Continue reading My Latest Work in Composure Magazine: Starry Starry Night

Your Easiest Nail Look This Holiday Season, Courtesy of JINsoon X Sephora

When it comes to skin care, I consider myself fairly proficient. When it comes to nails, on the other hand, I'm all thumbs. Sure, I can do a decent pedicure (who looks that closely at toes anyway), but I can never give myself a passable manicure, much less anything close to nail art. But this … Continue reading Your Easiest Nail Look This Holiday Season, Courtesy of JINsoon X Sephora