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DIY Cucumber Masks and Simple Manis In a Week With Jin Soon

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Welcome to Beauty Diary: Seven days of getting glam with an industry insider. From publicists to professional makeup artists, this is a week in the life of someone who lives and breathes beauty.

Korean-born Jin Soon Choi has been in the nail game since touching down in New York City back in 1991, beginning in salons before expanding to private clients and eventually opening her first spa in 1999. These days, she operates three NYC spas under her name as well as a self-titled polish collection, which debuted in 2012. In her week of documented beauty, Jin shares her wildly simple DIY cucumber mask (for face and hands), goes to a make-up show for the first time, and discovers a sheer blue lipstick.

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