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Best Makeup for Tan Skin
You Ask, We Tell: The Best Makeup for Tan Skin
By Kate Sandoval | 10/18/2011 - 13:00

Among the outstanding questions our Facebook fans asked during the beauty Facebook chat on Friday was a query about what makeup colors complement tan skin.  We quickly answered with a few suggestions, but now that we’ve seen these recent photos of La La Anthony and Christina Milian we have to revisit!

Both of these gorgeous Latinas look bright-eyed and radiant, and here’s why:

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The Latina Beauty Awards 2011
The Latina Beauty Awards 2011
By Kate Sandoval | 10/18/2011 - 11:15

After weeks of scrubbing, swiping and blending our way through this year’s crop of skin care, hair care and cosmetic launches, we’ve chosen 25 can’t-live-without favorites. From a serum that gives you an instant glow to a conditioner that restores hair in just one use, here are the winners!


Dolce & Gabbana Passion Duo Gloss Fusion Lipstick, $34

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Fernanda Romero
The Red Lipstick Our Celebs Swear By!
By Kate Sandoval | 10/11/2011 - 18:54

As we were interviewing celebs at the Latina Magazine 15th Anniversary Party, we overheard Mexican actress Fernanda Romero talking to a few other red carpet strutters about her bold red lips.

“What lipstick are you wearing?” one asked her.

“It’s MAC Lipstick in Lady Danger,” she shared.

Then everyone nodded knowingly, saying that they all loved wearing that shade too.

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Beauty Transformation: Salma Hayek
Beauty Transformation: Salma Hayek
By Kate Sandoval | 10/11/2011 - 15:54

Gorgeous Mexicana actress Salma Hayek Pinault, really hasn’t changed that much in the decade that she's been a Hollywood fixture. Besides a brief moment with bangs and some interesting fashion choices, the star—who says she hasn’t had any work done—is still just as flawless and radiant as she was ten years ago. So, excuse us while we go load up on her Nuance beauty collection.

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The Hottest Makeup Trends to Try this Fall
The Hottest Makeup Trends to Try this Fall
By Kate Sandoval | 10/07/2011 - 08:42

Your nails are set, your hair color’s updated…now let’s focus on your face. Here are five ways to freshen up your look for fall. 

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POLL: Do Women Have to Wear Makeup to Look Professional?
POLL: Do Women Have to Wear Makeup to Look Professional?
By Mariela Rosario | 10/05/2011 - 15:30

Researchers at Harvard University and the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry recently looked into how perceptions of women are affected by whether or not they are wearing makeup.

Two studies (sponsored by Proctor & Gamble) were conducted in which 100 photos of 25 women's faces were judged both without makeup and also with three different makeup looks classified as "natural," "professional" and "glamorous."

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Beauty Bloopers
5 Biggest Celebrity Beauty Blunders
By Kate Sandoval | 09/29/2011 - 13:30

We sift through piles and piles of celeb photos everyday, and every star is almost always head-to-toe perfect. So, what do we think when we do spot a misstep? Actually, we exhale, cause it’s honestly refreshing.

We’ve all been there—lipstick on our teeth, spontaneous frizz, a surprise pantyhose snag—so we can definitely relate.  And, of course, these five stars still look amazing…minus one minor mistake.

Here, this year’s five biggest beauty bloopers.

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Christina Milian Beauty
Christina Milian and Sandra Vergara Start a Beauty Trend!
By Kate Sandoval | 09/26/2011 - 16:00

Q. What do Christina Milian and Sandra Vergara have in common? Ok, besides being beautiful Latinas?

A. They both know how to rock the latest eyeliner trend!

Bold liner was spotted all over the fall runways and now, it's showing up on trendsetting starlets, like Christina and Sandra, who are both ricking a cool blue and copper combo.

Here’s how to copy their look:

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Aubrey Plaza
Beauty Poll: Do You Like Aubrey Plaza’s New Glam Look?
By Kate Sandoval | 09/20/2011 - 13:00

Half-Puerto Rican Aubrey Plaza has always looked a lot like her casual, no-fuss character, April, on Parks & Recreation.

The 7 Funniest Latino Stars on TV This Fall!

But lately the 27-year-old actress has stepped away from her tomboyish style, especially at this year’s Emmy Awards, where she showed off a new wavy bob haircut and glam makeup that complemented her diamond drop earrings and cream gown.

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Oscar de la Renta Beauty
Backstage Beauty at Fashion Week: Oscar de la Renta!
By Kate Sandoval | 09/15/2011 - 09:57

Considering this year’s boldly colored balloon-like skirts, flowing fringe dresses, and happy prints, there’d be plenty of fashion for Oscar de la Renta to talk about after his spring show. But, according to WWD, he was focused on the hair. “Every single girl who came to see me had hair that was plastered to her head,” he explained. “It was so lacquered it was like cement. I said to them, ‘If you have a boyfriend, he wouldn’t want to touch your head with hair like that.’”

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