The Nail Files — D.I.Y.

For The Future of Plant Based Skin Care and Sustainable Farming: Meet Sequoia Carr

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For The Future of Plant Based Skin Care and Sustainable Farming: Meet Sequoia Carr

80% of whatever we put on our hair and skin winds up in our bloodstream. That's why at D.I.D. Nail Paint we're passionate about using toxin-free ingredients in our nail products. We also love to celebrate other amazing beauty brands that care about your health, and the earth, just like us. Sequoia Carr is the owner and founder of Leafed Beauty, she whips up all her products by hand in her Brooklyn home and is incredibly passionate about sustainable farming. Read more about Sequoia, her journey as a businesses woman, and how she manages how to stay fly all while...

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The D.I.D. Nail Studio Makes Its Debut!

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The D.I.D. Nail Studio Makes Its Debut!

Finally! It's what you've all be waiting for. We've been in construction for months, primping, painting, and organizing our new home, The D.I.D. Nail Studio, in the chic Brooklyn boutique, Marche Rue Dix. What's Marche? The flyest place in Brooklyn to swipe your VISA, DEBIT, or American Express. Pretty soon you'll be able to shop and Get Your Nails Did all in this one amazing place.  Take a sneak peak at what we'll be offering at the D.I.D. Nail Studio:   You ready to Get Your Nails Did now huh? Yup. Starting June 29th we will be opening for a soft...

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Let's Talk About It: May is Mental Health Awareness Month, Are You Meditating Enough?

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Let's Talk About It: May is Mental Health Awareness Month, Are You Meditating Enough?

Inhale. Hold your breath for 5 seconds. Exhale. Breathe in deeply. Engage your diaphragm. Release all of the air from your lungs. Meditation doesn’t always involve an hour dedicated to a yoga mat, burning sage and a soundtrack of chanting Tibetan Monks. Meditation can take place at your desk in between sending emails, or while you’re stuck on the train That little 2-5 minutes to yourself can not only benefit your body physically (It sends more oxygen to your brain and can increase productivity) but those moments taken to relax are beneficial to your mental health as well . May...

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The Nail Files: Renee Morrison

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The Nail Files: Renee Morrison

Renee Morrison is about her business. At 24, the Bronx native already has her Masters and is a Certified Public Account for one of the top "Big Four" accounting firms in the world. She is the epitome of millennial  excellence. Now us normal people can't help but wonder--how does she  handle  intense stress so calmly? "It's temporary," she says to herself and books her bi-weekly mani. Find out more about Miss Morrison below. D.I.D. Nail Paint: Square, almond, ballerina, coffin shape, oval shovel… which shape do you wear your nails? Renee Morrison: Unfortunately, since I do so much typing I...

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Put the Cute back in Cuticle

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Put the Cute back in Cuticle

We see you, ladies  on every manicure Monday with your new weekly color and beauty magazine in tow waiting to get your nails did. We commend your efforts. We also see you sit in the manicurist's chair and cringe as she plucks away at your oh-so-important cuticles, forcing you to return to her week after week with ragged, excessively peeling nail beds, like this... Oh the tragedy. In actuality, cuticles should never be clipped. This part of your skin is the barrier that protects the root of your nail. Clipping them makes it easier for bacteria and other nasties to...

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