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The Buzz - June 2020

The Buzz - June 2020
June 2020

At-home manicure kits, vintage-inspired swimwear, and more

Citrine Swim‘s summer collection features vintage-inspired fits and prints.

Going Swimmingly

Local swimsuit designer Caroline Robinson—the brainchild behind Citrine Swim with its Hawaiian and Southern sensibilities—recently introduced her summer collection, featuring textured fabrics, ruffles, and vintage-inspired fits and prints. The collection is available on the website and locally at the Citrine Collective showroom. In addition, look for Citrine’s summer collabs, one with twin bloggers Carol Crislip and Kenzie Glass of KC Double Take and another with Mount Pleasant boutique Mulberry & King. [405 West Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant,]

High Five

For those with dry, chapped hands from all that washing, nontoxic nail salon The Water Room is offering at-home manicure kits to help you keep your nails buffed and shined until your next appointment. The kits include an emery board, orange stick, buffer blocks, tenoverten base coat, top coat, and polish remover and cleanser wipe duo, as well as your choice of red or pale pink tenoverten polish. The manicure kits are $66 and available through their Instagram @thewaterroomofficial and at The Water Room. Make it a pedicure kit when you add a pumice stone for $8. Watch for The Water Room to add e-commerce to its website soon. [701 East Bay St.,]

With a Cherry on Top

Fashion stylist Sabrina du Pont-Langeneggar has launched her beauty and wellness service, La Cerise (“cherry” in French), offering curated gift boxes for women, girls, and men. The boxes, which range from $50 to $500, are filled with a selection of skin, nail, and hair care products, makeup, perfume, candles, and more. Customers are asked to answer a questionnaire to help tailor the items to each recipient’s needs. Self-care themed boxes also are offered and can be donated to health care workers. []

Party Shop

Festive local balloon and gift shop Cannonborough Collective—owned by Charleston Weekender Liz Martin and Tiny Tassel founder Mimi Striplin—recently unveiled a new e-commerce site, allowing shoppers to simply click and buy Martin’s popular Turkish towels and Striplin’s colorful jewelry, as well as cheery gifts from 20 other local makers. There’s also a fun selection of large foil balloons available for in-store pickup. [185 St. Philip St.,]