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Does This Work? Keratin Perfect 30 Day Brazilian Hair Smoothing System
Does This Work? Keratin Perfect 30 Day Brazilian Hair Smoothing System
By Kate Sandoval | 06/27/2011 - 14:50

Fashion Market Editor Verky Arcos reviews this new keratin treatment.

What it is: Keratin Perfect 30-Day Brazilian Hair Smoothing System, $235 (including flat iron, clips, brush, and all hair products) or $65 (only smoothing duo treatment),

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Poll: Is Christina Aguilera’s Retro Updo a Hit or a Miss?
By Kate Sandoval | 06/22/2011 - 17:56

We know we’ve been hoping Christina would start changing up her look on The Voice (sort of like a different Latina TV judge did so famously), but we might be taking back our wish. On last night’s show, Christina crimped her long platinum hair, clipped in a fluorescent pink hair extension, then twisted it all up into a beehive-esque updo.

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6 Wedding Hairstyles To Consider
6 Sexy Wedding Hairstyles To Consider
By Johanna Ferreira | 06/21/2011 - 14:30

Whether you’re a modern bride or want to look like Cinderella, we’ve got the perfect style for that very special day, with pointers on how to recreate them yourself!

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Does This Work? Cry Baby Semi-Permanent Mascara
By Reece Olguin | 06/21/2011 - 13:45

What It Is:  Cry Baby Semi-Permanent Mascara (my specialist charges $50 for upper lashes, $20 for lower lashes or $60 for both, click here for salons)

The Claim:  This semipermanent mascara adds volume, length, color and curl and lasts up to 3 weeks without smudging. 

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Celeb Trend: The Sexy Summer Braid
By Kate Sandoval | 06/19/2011 - 09:00

Although the Latina staff has mixed opinions about Christina Aguilera’s funky braids on The Voice this week, there’s no denying that the style is a big summer trend. Click through to see how our stars have been sporting them!

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Hair Accessories
Celeb Summer Hair Accessories!
By Kate Sandoval | 06/13/2011 - 17:00

Apparently hair accessories is the summer trend no star can seem to resist.  We’ve already told you about the feather extensions celebs like Selena Gomez have been wearing, and now we’re seeing everything from turban-inspired headbands to oversized bows.

The appeal makes sense: throwing on a headband or adding a clip to your bun takes seconds and makes an otherwise boring everyday look suddenly stylish. Plus, a wide headband hides greasy roots or a frizzy hairline and a clip lets you pin back uncooperative bangs. 

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Does This Work? Foam Hair Color
Does This Work? Foam Hair Color
By Latina Staff | 06/13/2011 - 15:00

We thought it would take some major coaxing to find a staffer willing to test at-home hair color. But Mariela Rosario, our online editor, was actually happy to oblige—especially now that the latest hair dyes come in salon-worthy shades and easy-to-use foam formulas. Here’s how it went:

What it is: John Frieda Precision Foam colour, $12.99,

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Does This Work? Volumizers
Does This Work? Hair Volumizer
By Latina Staff | 06/10/2011 - 08:43

Our managing editor, Yuliana Gomez, has had a lifelong battle with her fine hair. This week, she road tested several volumizing products. Here’s her experience:

The Products: Volume-enhancing creams, mousses and sprays
The Claims: All the formulas promise to plump up strands and add major lift to hair.

My Results: I applied all of these products after washing and towel drying my hair, and immediately before blow drying it.

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Does This Work? John Frieda 3-Day Straight
Does This Work? 3 Day Hair Straightener
By Latina Staff | 06/08/2011 - 18:27

Our curly-haired intern, Adriana Rivera, has been on a search for a frizz fighter that could stand up to this summer’s humidity. Here’s the best one she’s found:

The Product: John Frieda Frizz-Ease 3 Day Straight Styling Spray, ($9.99,

The Claims: Weightless spray with heat protection. Blocks out frizz as you straighten. Keeps hair glossy, smooth, and swinging with body for up to 3 days.

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How to Get Beachy Waves like Cameron Diaz
Get Cameron’s Beach Waves!
By Kate Sandoval | 06/07/2011 - 18:49

If we had to choose one hairstyle to master this summer, it’s definitely Cameron Diaz’s beachy texture. Her relaxed waves give off that easy, breezy summer vibe we all want to have, and it’s the perfect ratio of casual and sexy. Plus, guys aren’t scared to run their hands through your hair, a windy day only gives it more texture, and it doesn’t take incredible talent to do. Here’s the step-by-step:

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