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The Best 5 Beauty Trends from the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards
5 Best Beauty Trends from the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards
By Kate Sandoval | 08/29/2011 - 14:36

Last night, our stars showed off a bunch of exciting new beauty trends at the MTV Video Music Awards. From high-impact glitter to major curls, here are the five looks worthy of their own Moonman statuettes!

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Beauty Transformation: Gloria Estefan
Beauty Transformation: Gloria Estefan
By Kate Sandoval | 08/16/2011 - 17:00

From her '80s glam during the Miami Sound Machine days, to her short bob on the cover of Alma Caribeña, to her current gorgeous red hair color—here are Gloria Estefan’s greatest beauty hits!

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Sneak Peek: Lola Leon's Material Girl Cosmetics Collection
SNEAK PEEK: Lola Leon's Material Girl Cosmetics Collection
By Kate Sandoval | 08/09/2011 - 15:00

Lola Leon’s Material Girl collection is debuting beauty products this month on, and we got a sneak peek of the 30+ line, which includes sweet-scented body sprays, body washes and body lotions ($12 each) as well as lip glosses, nail polishes (both $7 each) and eye palettes ($20 each, launch in September).

Beauty Transformation: Lola Leon Grows Up

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Get the Look: Selena Gomez
Get the Look: Selena Gomez Is Sweet & Sultry at the Teen Choice Awards
By Kate Sandoval | 08/08/2011 - 14:30

One look wasn’t enough for 19-year-old Selena Gomez at last night’s 2011 Teen Choice Awards.

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Selena Gomez & Lourdes Leon Taking the Beauty World by Storm!
Selena Gomez & Lourdes Leon Taking the Beauty World by Storm!
By Kate Sandoval | 07/19/2011 - 16:45

Two of our favorite young Latina stars are set to launch their own beauty products!

Selena Gomez has announced plans to create her own fragrance through an extreme sports and adventure-themed lifestyle brand. Dodging paparazzi and crashing weddings with Bieber are definitely adventurous, so hopefully she’ll find plenty of inspiration!

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Meltproof Your Makeup
Meltproof Your Makeup
By Latina Staff | 07/13/2011 - 09:30

Prevent smears and smudges with these pro secrets.

1. Start with primer (like Laura Mercier Foundation Primer, $30). “It stops sweat and heat from ruining your foundation,” says makeup artist Carola González.

2. Stick to a lightweight  foundation or tinted moisturizer, like CoverGirl NatureLuxe ($12), or Clinique Moisture Surge ($25).

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Bright Lips
Celeb Trend: Bright Pink Lips!
By Kate Sandoval | 07/11/2011 - 17:09

Vibrant fuchsia lips—as seen on everyone from Lala Vazquez to Camilla Belle to Selena Gomez — is one major summer trend that all of us can get behind. Why? The shade looks great on every skin tone and gives an instant glow to your complexion. Plus, it looks sexy with a smoky eye (like Lala’s) or a simple swoop of black liner (like Camilla’s), and works just as well on the red carpet as on a weekend day running errands.

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Get the Look: Rosario Dawson
Get Pretty in Pink Like Rosario Dawson!
By Kate Sandoval | 07/07/2011 - 11:00

Rosario Dawson appeared fresh and glowy on the red carpet for the premiere of her new movie, Zookeeper, and we’ve got details on how to get the look (complete with exact shades used), courtesy of Rosario’s makeup artist, Fiona Stiles!

“To balance out the glamour of the dress, we went with pretty, happy makeup: a bronze eye, a warm salmon-y pink cheek and a soft pink lip,” explains Fiona.  Here’s her step-by-step:

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Does This Work? Primer
Does This Work? L’Oréal Studio Secrets Professional Magic Perfecting Base
By Kate Sandoval | 06/29/2011 - 18:11

Deputy Editor Angie Romero reviews this primer.

What it is: L’Oréal Studio Secrets Professional Magic Perfecting Base face primer

The Claim: This silky, lightweight formula glides onto the skin and minimizes the look of pores and fine lines.

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Get the Look: America’s Ruby Red Wedding Day Lip
By Kate Sandoval | 06/29/2011 - 13:35

In our recent fashion poll, the majority of you said you love newlywed America Ferrera’s dramatic ruffle-tiered gown, which makes us think you probably also love her bold deep scarlet lipstick!

To get the look:
First, exfoliate your lips with your toothbrush or a damp washcloth to make sure they’re smooth (since a creamy lipstick tends to magnify and clump around any dry, flaky areas).

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