The Nail Files — nail polish

Meet Our New Nailologist: Sakile B.

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Meet Our New Nailologist: Sakile B.

As many of you know, in June we launched our own nail spot, The D.I.D. Nail Paint Studio inside Marche Rue Dix. After months of searching for the perfect nail artist that is dedicated to providing our loyal, beautiful clients with an eco-friendly, yet super stylish mani, we now have a new nailologist on staff to help elevate your style game. Meet Sakile, she hails from The Bronx and her interest in nail art began as a healthy self-care regimen during the end of her undergraduate education at Trinity College where she majored in Environmental Science - with a minor...

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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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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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The Nail Files: Kenya Joy

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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...

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