The Nail Files

Greener Daze: These Hemp-Based Beauty Products Will Get You Stunning Not Stoned

Greener Daze: These Hemp-Based Beauty Products Will Get You Stunning Not Stoned

Today we celebrate your favorite rapper’s, favorite recreational plant: Marijuana. As of recent, the sticky icky has been in the news more so for its potent health benefits and legalization politics. At this moment, 30 of the 50 states and the District of Columbia have  legalized marijuana to some extent. Studies have shown, the medicinal herb  is beneficial to anyone suffering illnesses such as glaucoma, chronic pain, anxiety,  menstrual cramps, endometriosis and Cachexia aka “wasting syndrome” associated with HIV patients.  Marijuana is composed of 133 known cannabinoids, compounds that interact with the body’s internal endocannabinoid system. Besides THC, (the chemical that gets...

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Manicures = Life

Eco Friendly Nail Polish Manicure Self CareGetting my nails did is one of my favorite acts of self-love. When my nails are perfection, I feel like perfection. I love the whole process of it, from the moment my big toe touches the hot bubbly water in the pedicure basin, to the soft grating sound the emory board makes on my nails as they are being shaped to almond perfection—I’m living my best life.

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Last Minute Mani: What To Do When Your Nails Look a Mess & You've Got to Go

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The music’s on and you’re sipping your opening cocktail at home in preparation for a night out with your girls or with Bae. Hair done? Check. Makeup done? Check. Fly heels? Check and check. You grab your keys only to realize your nails look A. Hot. Mess.


What do you do now?

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Winter Nail and Skin Care

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Winter Nail and Skin Care

Brrrr the NorthEast has been nothing short of frigid these past couple of weeks and this sudden increase in cold air is absolute torture on...well...just about all parts of the body. Coughs and sneezes become more frequent in the office and on trains. The skin gets dry, lack luster, and flaky. And of course the precious nails suffer underneath those wool gloves. Worry not my darlings, I have some tips to fight these cold weather set backs. First, let me introduce you to what my nail lady Lisa Logan put me on to: The Listerine Manicure. Yes you read that,...

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The Nail Files: Sherille Grant

The Nail Files: Sherille Grant

 Ladies tell your fellas to rack their weights, the gym is not just for the boys anymore. Sherille Grant is a Brooklyn based personal trainer, and her pint sized, perfectly toned frame can easily squat 145 lbs. This lady is the man. Although she spends most of her days gripping weights and kettle bells, thanks to coconut oil,  she still manages to keep her cuticles shiny and moisturized. Check her out below...     D.I.D Paint: What's your favorite nail trend at the moment? Sherille Grant: My favorite nail trend at the moment is the holographic chrome nail design. I...

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