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Does This Really Work: LipStamp
By Sandra Mariscal | 01/08/2009 - 16:23

Here’s an interesting new beauty tool, the LipStamp is a lipstick applicator that you coat with your favorite lipstick and stamp on your lips! It has a plastic handle where you stick on sponges that are shaped like different pouts-from round and full to small with pointy edges- and a handy mirror on the other end to see where you’re stamping.


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Does This Really Work: SpinLash
By Sandra Mariscal | 12/11/2008 - 10:03

When it comes to lashes, you want them to look long and full, right? Well, SpinLash is my new best friend for this reason. It’s a battery-operated mascara that has a rotating brush- yes it actually spins 360°! The brush is long with tons of thin rubber bristles; it comes separate from the mascara so you can use it with your regular formula if you’d like.


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Camila Belle's Smokin' Hot Makeup Tips
By Latina Staff | 11/20/2008 - 18:02

Whatever Camilla Belle does in the beauty department, we want in. After all, it takes a certain kind of chica to make Joe Jonas catch the "Lovebug" all over again (and dump Taylor Swift along the way).


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Is The Lipstick Index an Urban Myth?
By Latina Staff | 11/13/2008 - 11:15

Many years ago, cosmetics tycoon and Estee Lauder chairman Leonard Lauder observed that when the economy stalled, lipstick sales tended to spike and accordingly coined the phrase “lipstick index."

During the Depression and in the time following 9/11, there were 25% increases in lipstick sales. “The lipstick index is a way to judge a recession,” wrote NY Times op-ed columnnist Maureen Dowd in 2001. “When the economy goes down, lipstick sales go up. Women indulge in smaller luxuries and skip bigger ones.”


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When It Comes to Makeup, How Much Is Too Much?
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/06/2008 - 14:54

When Daisy Fuentes showed up at a Burberry event with a smoky blue gray eyeshadow and copper lips, Latina beauty director Angelique Serrano blogged that Daisy was provoking the ghosts of the ’90s with her powerful visage. Angelique is not alone. Readers like Layla Martin, Mexican-American financial administrator of mixed heritage says, "Daisy looks a little clownish in this picture.


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Celebrity Beauty Secrets: "All My Children's" Denise Vasi
By Monica Herrera | 11/03/2008 - 12:21

As All My Children's Randi Morgan, Denise Vasi has survived prostitution and domestic battery by pimp. "She was left badly wounded and unconscious," says Denise. "The cops found her and brought her to the hospital." But when the handsome Dr. Franklin Hubbard treated her wounds, things start turning around for young Randi. After she's released from the hospital, she gets a job with Fusion Cosmetics and makes it to the fast track for a career in a beauty.


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'My Name Is Earl's Nadine Velazquez Shares Her Beauty Tips
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/27/2008 - 14:25

Nadine Velazquez lights up My Name is Earl every Thursday night with her gorgeous looks and comedic timing. Latina's Sandra Vanessa Mariscal had a chance to dig around this Chicago-raised Puerto Rican stunner's makeup bag and glean some tips from the consummate pro.

How would you describe your day-to-day makeup look?


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How To: Apply False Eyelashes
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/22/2008 - 14:34

If you've got a special event coming up where you want to look your best, false eyelashes make a dramatic difference in enhancing your eyes and creating a sexy look that's part Bambi, part Kim Kardashian. But it's definitely a skill that takes practice. That's why we created this guide to applying your own falsies without the help of a professional, complete with product recommendations and mistakes to avoid.


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Red, Red Lips
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/13/2008 - 14:12

There's an art to wearing red lipstick. Once you master it, there's nothing more glamorous or dramatic than a perfectly done red lip.

First, make sure your lip area is prepped, by using concealer and/or foundation in the area around your lips to smooth out your skin tone. Then, carefully line your lips with a sharp liner in a neutral tone that matches your natural lip color. Now you're set to fill in the lips with the lipstick of your choice.

Here are some color recommendations:


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Nude Beauty 101: How to Make Your Face Look Flawless
By Latina Staff | 09/29/2008 - 17:01

Bright, jewel tones like purple, green and blue are fun to wear, especially for evening. But most of us depend on a more natural look to get us through our days at the office or at school. That's why we asked Rebecca De Herrera, make-up artist for film and TV (Cane with Jimmy Smits), how to create a flawless, natural, no-make-up look.

Click through this slideshow to see her suggested steps and product recommendations.

--Serena Kim 


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