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The Nail Files: Kenya Joy

Kenya Joy spends 6-8 hours a day behind a bar; but not the type that serves Martinis. Behind this barre, the 24-year-old Brooklyn beauty is perfecting her pirouettes,  and ensuring her  grand battements  are powerful, as well as graceful. Dancing takes a toll on the whole body--especially the toenails. Find out how Kenya keeps them in tip-top shape and what her dance troupe, Ntrinsik Movement has whirling up.   Photo Credit: Hayim Heron D.I.D. Paint: What is your fave nail trend at the moment? Kenya Joy: My favorite nail trend is a fresh gel manicure. What are your favorite colors to wear on your nails? Bright bold colors? Soft pastels? Dark earth tones? Nudes? Pure White?  I love bright, bold...

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The Nail Files: Lidia Bonilla

Driver roll down the partition please, Lidia Bonilla, isn't done showing off the sophisticated, new way to stash our unmentionables that go buzz in the night. Plume, a line of organizational boxes that store sex toys, is the brain child of The Miami native, Brooklyn inhabitant. She's also a nail junkie, who demands her mani and pedi to be perfect at all times, check her out below...     D.I.D. Paint: What is a beauty or skin care product you can't live without? Lidia Bonilla: A tweezer. I have 4 of them. I can't stand seeing stray hairs anywhere. And, I wear perfume at all times, even at home. How often do you get manicures or pedicures? I don't feel complete...

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The Nail Files: Breena Blake

Denim Enthusiast, D.I.Y. Diva, Wardrobe Stylist, oh and Mommy: these are just a few of the roles Breena Blake graciously tackles, without chipping her polish. Despite her super busy schedule, she's able to maintain her nails and gorgeous skin in between her weekly projects and playdates. Find out how she manages to do it all.   D.I.D. Paint: What colors/shades do you typically wear on your nails?  Breena Blake: I go through phases with my nails. At one point I was going through a dark period (just on my hands) so I rocked a lot of black, navy and burgundy. Now, since my professional paint jobs are few and far apart, I lean more towards more subtle colors like Surfboard...

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