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What’s Your Hair Personality?
By Johanna Ferreira | 03/01/2011 - 14:00

How you wear your hair can reveal volumes about your personality. Whether you’re into outrageous styles or lean more towards subtle changes, understanding your hair personality is the best way to decide what kind of change is best for your tresses!

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Camila Alves
Get the Look: Camila Alves's Sophisticated Updo
By Kate Sandoval | 03/01/2011 - 12:15

From the gorgeous gown to the smoky eyeliner, Camila Alves was head-to-toe stunning at the Oscars. With her middle part and bold brows, she looked like a modern day Frida Kahlo.

My favorite part of the look? Her sophisticated low bun, which is surprisingly easy to do yourself!

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Brazilian Straightening Could Cause Cancer
Brazilian Straightening Could Cause Cancer
By Kate Sandoval | 02/25/2011 - 15:45

News broke at the end of last year that Brazilian straightening treatments contain formaldehyde (even those that claim to be formaldehyde free). Formaldehyde is the same ingredient used for embalming and is a known carcinogen, which means that it can cause cancer and a host of other very serious health concerns. More and more stylists who perform straightening treatments regularly have come forward complaining of nose bleeds, eye irritation, and breathing difficulties.

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Hair Poll: How Long is Too Long?
Celeb Style Poll: How Long is Too Long?
By Kate Sandoval | 02/23/2011 - 16:00

Lately, celebrities have been wearing their hair longer than ever (usually thanks to incredible hair extensions). The waist—even hip—skimming styles are certainly eye-catching, but is there a point where they’re over-the-top? Before a celebrity shows up with hair to her ankles, let’s decide on a cut-off!

Tell us: Which of these styles are sexy long and which are over-the-top?

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America Ferrera
America’s No Ugly Betty Anymore
By Kate Sandoval | 02/22/2011 - 16:00

At this weekend’s Global Action Awards, America Ferrera looked so sophisticated and polished! After months of keeping a low profile—and a casual, no-fuss look—the star suddenly upped her beauty profile, showing off a sleek, shorter haircut and a flawless, glowing complexion.

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Naya Rivera
Celeb Style Poll: Should Naya Rivera Cut Her Hair?
By Johanna Ferreira | 02/15/2011 - 15:30

When we saw Naya Rivera at the Grammys, we did a double take. Did the Glee star cut her hair?! A moment later we realized that she’d simply pinned up her long locks into a faux bob. But she looked so retro-glam with the new style that we can’t help but wonder if she should just go for the big chop.  Take our poll below, and follow these simple steps to recreate the faux bob:
1.     Part your hair slightly off-center.

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Get the Grammy Look: Esperanza Spalding’s Awesome Afro
By Kate Sandoval | 02/14/2011 - 12:00

There’s no question that our award for best hair of the night goes to jazz star Esperanza Spalding! Her gorgeous afro has always been her signature look, and we loved how she rocked it last night. For her acceptance speech for Best New Artist, Esperanza sculpted her hair into an updo, and then loosened it up in the press room.

Feeling inspired to go natural, too? Follow this easy styling routine:

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3 Sexy V-Day Hairstyles
3 Sexy V-Day Hairstyles
By Johanna Ferreira | 02/11/2011 - 16:00

A recent Pantene survey found that 44% of men surveyed said that hair is the first thing they notice about a woman—more than her clothes (26%), legs (25%), or makeup (4%). So, for the biggest impact this Valentine’s Day, focus your energy on your locks!

Here are our three favorite celeb-inspired V-Day styles:

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Get the Look: Fergie's Fantastically Full Hair
By Kate Sandoval | 02/07/2011 - 13:45

If there’s one thing the Latina staff could all agree on about the Super Bowl halftime show, it's that Fergie’s hair was super gorgeous. To get tons of extra volume and a few more inches, the Black Eyed Pea clipped in temporary extensions for her moment in the national spotlight. Clip-in extensions are easy to attach, stay secure for hours (even if you bounce on stage like Fergie), and won’t damage hair since they’re temporary ( offers lots of options, or a hairstylist can make a set).

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POLL: Sofia Vergara's New Look On-Set
POLL: Do You Like Sofia's New 'Do?
By Miranda Noland | 02/04/2011 - 14:15

On the set of New Year's Eve in New York City yesterday, Sofia Vergara got a new look for the Garry Marshall-directed romantic comedy. The Colombian actress added a fringe to her pulled-back brunette locks. The blunt bangs trend has been making the rounds in Hollywood, and we must say it is refreshing to see Sofia in a new look. What do you think?

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