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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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Does This Work?
Does This Work? Gold N Hot Ceramic Triple Barrel Waver
By Latina Staff | 06/06/2011 - 17:35

For today’s 30 Days of Beauty Road Testing, one of our staff members, Lisa V., tried another interesting-looking hot tool (to read about the first one we tested, click here).

Here’s how it went:

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Does This Work? Organix Brazilian Keratin Treatment
Does This Work? Organix Brazilian Keratin Treatment
By Virginia Gudiel | 06/03/2011 - 13:36

As part of our 30 days of beauty road testing, our lovely intern, Virginia, tried out a new at-home keratin treatment she found at the drugstore. Read all about it here:

The Product: Organix Ever Straight Brazilian Keratin Therapy 30-Day Smoothing Treatment, $15,

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Does This Work? Dry Shampoos
Does This Work? Dry Shampoos
By Yuliana Gomez | 06/02/2011 - 12:00

Our fine-haired managing editor, Yuliana Gomez, was on a mission to find the absolute best dry shampoo, and with a fresh crop of new ones just now in stores she had a lot to try. Here’s her road test experience:  

The Products: Dry shampoos
The Claims: These sprays promise to let me skip a wash (or two) and in some cases to add volume.

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Does This Work? The TopStyler
Does This Work? The TopStyler
By Kate Sandoval | 06/01/2011 - 16:00

Welcome to the first day of our month-long Latina Editor Beauty Road Test! Each editor has chosen a few beauty products and tools to put to the test, and will be writing about her results here. We’re trying everything from eye creams to self-tanners to at-home keratin straightening treatments, so check back often! And if there’s a product you’ve been curious about, let us know—we’ll be happy to give it a go for you. To kick-off the series, I decided to see if the TopStyler could really give me the retro waves all my favorite celebrities have been rocking on the red carpet.

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