Bathing Beauties: Soraya Silchenstedt and Candice Pool

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By November 16, 2009 51 Comments

Bathing Beauties: Soraya Silchenstedt and Candice Pool

NYC designer Soraya Silchenstedt and business partner Candice Pool have been creating timeless jewelry since 2004. Finn Jewelry is both mystical and wearable with a combination of semi precious stones, diamonds and gold in such characters as beautiful skulls, enchanting moons and enticing sea horses. Then, of course, there’s my personal favorite, a piece made just for me – a gold-cast scorpion with diamond eyes. Tres magnifique. One of a kind. Absolutely breathtaking. These girls are truly talented and their work speaks to that artistic genius.

While finn may yet to be a household name, I’m quite confident it will be around your wrist or neck very, very soon. So what better way to introduce two of the cutest, kindest ladies to the masses than with my 7 favorite beauty-related questions.

After all, jewelry is a matter of beauty in its purest state and so too is this site.

Soraya Silchenstedt– Designer (pictured, left)

What are your top 5, can’t-live-without products?
1. T3 blow dryer – doesnt dry your hair out and the cold blast is actually cold
2. Klorane dry shampoo – sexy body from the root
3. Mac face and body foundation – I use on face because it is so sheer, also mac has best colors to match my skin tone
4. Dr. Hauschka’s cleansing cream – super gentle exfoliator and smells divine
5. Aveda lip saver with spf 15 – can’t stand lip glosses, this matte lip balm is great alone or under lipstick

What is your all-time favorite product?
Nars Viridiana – best red lipstick, ever. not too bright, makes wearing red lipstick easy
What product do you buy in bulk?
Body Shop camomile gentle eye make up remover
You moisturize your face with…
Colbert MD “soothe & repair” lotion – makes my skin feel renewed and plump when I wake up.

Favorite body product?
Rodin olio lusso body oil – smell is so relaxing. love to use it in the sauna after a swim.
Favorite beauty secret you’ve picked up along the way?
Eye drops. a little drop in each eye after doing make up really brightens up the eye.

Beauty icon you admire?
Charlotte Gainsbourg – love her casual no make up look but how she can also be very glam when necessary. also love how her hair never looks “done” even at black tie events. that’s very sexy.

Candice Pool – Business Partner (pictured, right)

What are your top 5, can’t-live-without products?
1. fiberwig mascara – makes your lashes look long without overdone. And you can sleep in it!
2. p50 lotion – feels like a mini peel at home.
3. piz buin classic brown tanning gel – makes you shine and gets you dark. I’m not afraid of a tan.
4. burt’s bees lip balm – only balm that relieves the dryness and lasts a long time.
5. benefit benetint – small and can throw it in my bag. Pinks up cheeks and lips

What is your all-time favorite product?
guerlain loose powder khol liner in every color.

What product do you buy in bulk?
cotton pads and q-tips, because i make a lot of mistakes!

You moisturize your face with…
stella mccartney 5 benefits moisturising cream. smells so good.

Favorite body product?
coco butter lotion. smells so good, but in a different way. very creamy.

Favorite beauty secret you’ve picked up along the way?
Know your best feature and make it pop.

Beauty icon you admire?
Anyone from the 60’s who does that awesome thick eyeliner think with pale lips. I wish I could get it right!

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