Valerie Tejeda

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6 Simple Ways To Burn Calories

You know that going to the gym can keep you fit, but what other things can help? We talked to Colombian-born fitness expert Ingrid Macher to find out the simple, everyday things you can do to stay trim. Read on for easy ways to burn calories.


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The Best Hairstyle for Every Face Shape

Let’s get real, nobody likes a bad hair day! While finding the perfect hairstyle can be a bit of a challenge, Dominican hairstylist Bibby Garcia is here to help! Named as the "Top Latina Hairdresser” by Latina back in 2007, Garcia is still making women feel beautiful with her talent at every appointment. Now working at Jagged Edge Salon in North Bergen, New Jersey, Garcia is ready to give the scoop on which hairstyles will best compliment your face shape. 


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7 Gentle Cosmetic Buys for Allergy-Prone Skin
7 Gentle Cosmetic Buys for Allergy-Prone Skin

Many of us have allergies to skin products, which can make shopping for cosmetics a drag. Latinas in particular are prone to skin allergies, but that doesn’t mean you have to be afraid of the beauty aisle. Here are the best products for those with sensitive skin or skin allergies.


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The Healthiest Fast Food Picks

Eating healthy on the go can be tricky! While fast food may not always be the healthiest choice, many popular food chains are offering low-calorie options so you don’t have to totally ruin your diet, even if you’re crunched for time. (Seriously.)


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Written in the Stars: Celebrity Astrology Matches
Written in the Stars: Celebrity Astrology Matches

Finding the perfect match isn't always easy, especially for those in Hollywood. While dating at any stage of life can be tricky, could your sign have something to do with it? Here are 12 famous Latinas and their love matches according to the stars. Who are you destined to be with?


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Tips For Talking To Kids About Tragedy

By now, most everyone knows about the horrific event that took place last week in Aurora, Colorado. A 24-year-old man named James Holmes, opened fire on lots of innocent people at the midnight premiere of The Dark Knight Rises, leaving 12 dead, and 58 injured. The sadness surrounding this senseless event has been catastrophic, and since the tragedy, many have been wondering how to talk to their children about something of this magnitude.


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Angela Rosas
Inspiring Young Latina: Angela Rosas

Angela Rosas is the inspiring Latina for the week because of her passion and commitment to helping and serving people in her community. The 28-year-old Mexican American is the founder and creator of the non-profit organization Chicas Latinas in Sacramento, California. Angela created Chicas Latinas de Sacramento back in 2009 with the goal to increase Latina cultural awareness and volunteerism. The group provides on-going volunteer and community support to organizations such as Weave Inc., The Sacramento Homeless Connect, and The Sacramento Area Emergency Housing Center.


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Fun Date Ideas For Summer Nights
Fun Date Ideas for Summer Nights

Celebrate summer (and get out of your date rut!) with these fun outdoor ideas that won't kill your budget. 


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Cool (Low Calorie!) Desserts for Hot Summer Days

When the weather is warm, nothing hits the spot better than a cool summer treat. But can your bathing suit bod handle all the deliciousness? You bet! Here’s how to indulge without the guilt.  


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The 5 Best Skincare Solutions For Latinas

While we have varying skin tones, most Latina skin types are susceptible to certain problems (boo!). But don’t pile on the foundation just yet. Beauty Undercover’s Susan Campos gives us the scoop on which treatments are best for common skin problems associated with Latin skin. 


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