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KEY BISCAYNE’S 2013 MOST BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

From reader-submitted and Facebook nominations to the selections of an independent panel of beauty experts and our editorial board picks, we hope you agree that this year’s finalists all represent want makes the residents of Key Biscayne truly beautiful — from the inside out.
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the women

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Smensa Namaganda

Residence: The Ocean Club

Profession: JW Marriott Marquis

Define beauty: “It’s within.”

What makes someone beautiful on the outside? “Generosity of spirit to all people.”

On the inside? “Kindheartedness.”

How do you ensure you’re always at your best? “I make sure I take care of my health and well-being.”

Favorite physical attribute of another person? “Their smile because it reflects their soul.”

Of yourself? “My smile.”

Best personality trait: “My sense of humor!”

Personal style: “Elegant.”

Secret beauty tips: “I have many but at the top of my list is definitely beauty sleep!”

What type of beauty are you? “I’m an African beauty.”

Maria Bestard

Residence: Key Colony

Profession: Singer/Composer, Translator & Interpreter

Define beauty: “True beauty is the real essence of things.”

What makes someone beautiful on the outside? “Being truly happy inside.”

On the inside? “Loving other people.”

How do you ensure you’re always at your best? “With a good dose of positivity!”

Favorite physical attribute of another person? “Their eyes.”

Of yourself? “My eyes.”

Best personality trait: “Empathy.”

Personal style: “Genuinely comfortable.”

Secret beauty tips: “Lots of water and happiness!”

What type of beauty are you? “Natural.”

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Kirsty Barany

Residence: Fernwood Rd.

Profession: Serial Entrepreneur & Owner of Xpand Consulting Group

Define beauty: “It’s that feeling you get when you witness a stunning sunset in Key Biscayne.”

What makes someone beautiful on the outside? “A healthy body and a beautiful personality.”

On the inside? “Kindness and selflessness.”

How do you ensure you’re always at your best? “I tackle every day with a positive attitude.”

Favorite physical attribute of another person? “Quite honestly, for me it has to be the full package — inside and out!”

Of yourself? “I have a love/hate relationship with my eyes because they have a tendency of giving away how I’m feeling!”

Best personality trait: “The ability to overcome adversity and always keep a positive mindset.”

Personal style: “Worldly.”

Secret beauty tips: “Peace of mind, a clean conscience and a great daily skincare routine.”

What type of beauty are you? “A happy one!”

Natacha Wenger

Residence: Seaview Dr.

Profession: Yoga & Meditation Teacher & Tony Robbins Life Coach

Define beauty: “Beauty is everywhere!”

What makes someone beautiful on the outside? “It sounds a bit cliché but beauty really is in the eye of the beholder.”

On the inside? “Beauty is a decision, a choice, it’s a state of consciousness.”

How do you ensure you’re always at your best? “By choosing to remain loving and positive no matter what!”

Favorite physical attribute of another person? “I would have to say their smile!”

Of yourself? “I would have to say my smile!”

Best personality trait: “I’m joyful!”

Personal style: “Sexy, Hip, Fun.”

Secret beauty tips: “Regular exercise and an alkaline diet with a daily shot of wheatgrass…but the best beauty secret is to always be happy and grateful!”

What type of beauty are you? “Une beauté classique et naturelle!”

the men

Mickey Armchair @ Internum & Design; 3841 NE 2nd Ave. & 39th St., Design District; 305.576.1135; Internum.com.

Bruno Junqueira

Residence: Ocean Club

Profession: Racecar Driver

Define beauty: “Beauty is someone or something that people enjoy seeing.”

What makes someone beautiful on the outside? “To be beautiful outside, you must first be beautiful inside. Then you need to take care of your body, exercise and be as healthy as you can.”

On the inside? “Beautiful people do great things that make people admire them.”

How do you ensure you’re always at your best? “I workout every day and try to eat healthy. We are what we eat!”

Favorite physical attribute of another person? “Their eyes.”

Of yourself? “My legs.”

Best personality trait: “I’m very focused.”

Personal style: “Sporty.”

Secret beauty tips: “I workout, eat healthy and try to keep my mind clean.”

What type of beauty are you? “The kind that is a good person who does good things.”

Dr. Jeffrey Gibson

Residence: Fernwood Rd.

Profession: Reconstructive Plastic, Cosmetic & Hand Surgeon

Define beauty: “We should always aim to establish a timeless, natural look.”

What makes someone beautiful on the outside? “Class, style, confidence, wellness and respect for others.”

On the inside? “I find inner beauty in selflessness.”

How do you ensure you’re always at your best? “I ask myself that if my actions were the lead story in the news, would I be proud of myself?”

Favorite physical attribute of another person? “A warm smile.”

Of yourself? “The genuine compassion I have in my eyes for my patients.”

Best personality trait: “I’m always true to my word.”

Personal style: “I try to do everything to the extreme.”

Secret beauty tip: “I use a skincare system I created called RxGenesys every day.”

What type of beauty are you? “I find beauty in others.”

Christian Castaño Miyashiki

Residence: Island Drive

Profession: Operations Director @ Pegaso Corp. & Pegaso Hotels

Define beauty: “True beauty can’t and should not be defined.”

What makes someone beautiful on the outside? “A lion doesn’t lose sleep over the opinions of sheep. Self-confidence beats all.”

On the inside? “To be beautiful means to accept yourself.”

How do you ensure you’re always at your best? “I don’t betray myself and try to align my actions with my values.”

Favorite physical attribute of another person? “Their everything…although intelligence and attitude are a plus.”

Of yourself? “I welcome opinions!”

Best personality trait: “Absolute self-confidence.”

Personal style: “Casually cozy.”

Secret beauty tips: “Confidence, lots of water, a bit of working out and giving up some kind of food.”

What type of beauty are you? “The Spanish-Japanese variety with a bit of Peter Pan syndrome.”

Alejandro Arrieta

Residence: Sunrise Dr.

Profession: Founding Partner @ Alvarez Arrieta & Diaz-Silveira LLP

Define beauty: “Someone or something with certain features or qualities admired by others including honesty and sincerity.”

What makes someone beautiful on the outside? “Confidence.”

On the inside? “Kindness.”

How do you ensure you’re always at your best? “I live a healthy lifestyle and keep my priorities in check.”

Favorite physical attribute of another person? “Their smile.”

Of yourself? “I don’t have one.”

Best personality trait: “I’m passionate, outgoing & driven.”

Personal style: “Whatever my wife likes!”

Secret beauty tips: “I do what most men do: shower, shave, comb my hair (most of the time) and walk out with confidence.”

What type of beauty are you? “A natural, masculine one.”

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