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Beauty News Brief: Red Reigns Supreme
By Angelique Serrano | 09/07/2009 - 11:00

It is all about the red lips this fall. Scarlet pouts sauntered the fall runways of numerous designers, and the shade looks to translate well into department and cosmetics stores. The hope is consumers won’t shy away from the strong shade, and consider it for daytime wear, as well as night.

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Does This Really Work?: Self Tanner Crème
By Sandra Mariscal | 08/27/2009 - 11:34

I’ve tried several self-tanners that have led me to either orange or streaky results—and sometimes even both. But last weekend I tried Hawaiian Tropic Radiance Self-Tanner Crème Lotion ($10 at drugstores) because I wanted a warm glow to attend my friend’s wedding.

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Kat Von D.: Sinner or Saint?
By Angelique Serrano | 08/26/2009 - 17:00

Try both. This Mexican tattoo artist–turned–beauty maven has just released her first two fragrances, exclusively for Sephora, aptly titled Sinner and Saint. The angelic-looking white bottle holds the sweeter, caramel-infused elixir, while the fiery black-and-red bottle naturally contains the headier, spicier mix, which is spiked with cinnamon and patchouli. At $55 each, you can perhaps afford to indulge the naughty and nice sides of your personality.

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Christian Siriano Makeup for Victoria’s Secret - Fierce Indeed
By Angelique Serrano | 08/12/2009 - 16:35

The fashion phenom of Project Runway’s fourth season, winner Christian Siriano, has continued to parlay his win on the hit reality design show into a blossoming career. Quality clothing collections aside, he has teamed up with lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret to create Christian Siriano for VS Makeup, a capsule collection of truly luxe and covetable cosmetics.

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Dania Ramirez is the Newest Face of CoverGirl
By Anabell Romero | 08/06/2009 - 10:37

Dominican-born beauty Dania Ramirez has just signed on as the newest CoverGirl spokesmodel and will be prominently featured in print and television ads starting in January 2010. Acknowledging the adversity she has had to overcome and how special this new gig is for her, the Heroes hottie told, “I’m bringing my story, a story of struggle and hard work. Not speaking the language [when I got to America] and trying to figure out my definition of beauty, you learn to recognize the beauty in all of us.

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Twi Hard: 'Twilight' Makeup Sees the Light
By Angelique Serrano | 07/29/2009 - 11:25

Good Lord, it’s true: An entirely new makeup company has been created based on the Twilight saga.

Twilight Beauty, the newly created brand, has spawned two separate and distinct (well, distinct to any Twilight fan) lines of cosmetics. The first line, Luna Twilight, will be the lighter, soft collection. It will contain a First Light Body and Face Glow, and Gleam Metallic Mascara that will no doubt have your lashes twinkling like vampire Edward’s exposed skin in the sunlight.

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Video: Kate del Castillo to Join the L'Oreal Girls Club
By Angelique Serrano | 07/17/2009 - 14:34

Mexican actress Kate del Castillo has been named spokeswoman for L’Oréal Paris. The striking brunette will star in television and print ads for the company’s Excellence line starting this fall. She’s come a long way from her days on her breakout telenovela, Muchachitas, no?

Take a look at Kate in action as she shoots her commerical for L'Oréal!


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Fang-tastic New Makeup from DuWop
By Angelique Serrano | 07/13/2009 - 13:21

More swoon-worthy news for Twilighters around the globe: DuWop Cosmetics has released a bloody cool version of their infamous lip venom, Twilight Venom: Lip Venom V, in honor of the cult favorite Twilight series. The release is just in time to fan the flames for the upcoming sequel to the vampire-human love story, New Moon, which hits theaters this November. A rumored Twilight makeup line from the brand is also said to be in the works for fall.

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Does This Really Work: Men-Attracting Lip Gloss
By Sandra Mariscal | 07/09/2009 - 10:20

I don’t know how many men normally like kissing gals who wear gloss, but Urban Decay’s Pocket Rocket Lip Gloss ($18, actually helps lure in the opposite sex, thanks to the pheromone-infused ink used to create the writing on the container. Pheromones are chemicals that are undetectable to the nose, but can trigger a sexual mood when released.

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Arlenis Sosa Has the Fever
By Angelique Serrano | 06/29/2009 - 12:00

One of our favorite supermodels, la dominicana Arlenis Sosa, is now the face of Lancôme’s wildly successful line of lip gloss Laque Fever ($26 each, department stores nationwide). The creamy formula is actually a long-lasting hybrid of lipstick and gloss, and the shades are at once vibrant and wearable. It’s a superstar product for a supernova in the making.

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