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Latina Loves...OPI and DuWop’s Pirates of the Caribbean Collections!
By Kate Sandoval | 02/22/2011 - 11:30

Big news, mateys! To coincide with this summer’s most-anticipated blockbuster, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, both OPI and DuWop are launching collections inspired by the film.

DuWop’s “Isla Sirena” collection includes Mermaid Venom (a plumping lip gloss), a Rotating Map Palette (which features the treasure map form the film and spins to reveal nine eye shadows, three lip glosses, and three gel eyeliners), and Caribbean IcedTea Lip Treatments in flavors like Butter Rum (yum!).

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Abuela's DIY
Abuela's DIY: Brown Sugar Lip Scrub
By Johanna Ferreira | 02/18/2011 - 12:30

Nothing looks worse than chapped lips, and if you’re anything like me, you suffer from something I’d like to call “constant dry lip syndrome” during the brutal winter season. These days,  I have to moisturize my lips twice as much to keep them soft. But sometimes not even the best lip repair can help! At times like these I try abuela’s brown sugar lip scrub. This delicious scrub exfoliates my lips, removing flakes and peeling skin. For this recipe you’ll need a quarter teaspoon of olive oil, a tiny bit of brown sugar and a small bowl for mixing.

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Abuela’s DIY: Yellow Nail Stain Remover
By Johanna Ferreira | 02/01/2011 - 08:45

The winter season makes us all want to slick on ruby red, burgundy and other dark nail lacquers. Our fingertips may look pretty with those polishes on, but a lot of times when you remove these dark colors, nails are left brittle and with a very unflattering yellow stain.

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POLL: J.Lo’s Summer-Lovin’ Idol Look
By Kate Sandoval | 01/27/2011 - 14:30

While snow blanketed half the country last night, we stared longingly at Jennifer Lopez’s bronzed skin, nude glossy lips, and blond-streaked hair on American Idol last night.

The Milwaukee auditions were shot in July, so it makes sense that our favorite judge is so very sun-kissed. Still, it’s inspiring us to dust off our bronzer to give our skin a much needed color boost. What about you?

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Abuela DIY: Oatmeal Mask
Abuela DIY: Soothing Oatmeal & Honey Mask
By Johanna Ferreira | 01/12/2011 - 15:30

Nothing is worse than dry, flaky skin and this time of year it's especially hard to avoid. Winter weather leaves skin chapped and irritated. At times likes these, abuela would go straight to the kitchen to whip up a soothing facial mask made out of oatmeal and honey.

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Ricardo Chavira Poll
Ricardo Chavira Says Goodbye, Goatee!
By Kate Sandoval | 01/11/2011 - 15:15

Desperate Housewives star Ricardo Chavira, who plays Carlos Solis (aka Eva Longoria’s TV husband), kicked off season seven with a new clean-shaven look. After years of watching Carlos with a thick goatee, it’s almost hard to recognize him!

What do you think:

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Our Latest Nail Obsession!
Our Latest Nail Obsession!
By Annie Huaraca | 12/09/2010 - 13:45

If you’ve envied Fergie’s funky nail art (remember her leopard print and her zebra stripe tips?), then you’re about to be obsessed with the latest nail art-inspired polish. It’s called OPI Black Shatter and will be sold at salons, Dillard’s, JCPenney, Pure Beauty, Regis, Ulta, Beauty First, Chatters, and Beauty Brands starting in January for $8.50.  

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Latin Grammy Nail trends: SLIDESHOW
The Stars Who Nailed It at the Latin Grammys
By Kate Sandoval | 11/13/2010 - 12:30

At this year’s Latin Grammy Awards there were plenty of gorgeous smoky eyes, luscious lips, and flirty lashes—but the manicures stole the beauty spotlight!

Here are the hottest nail trends on four of our favorite stars, plus tips on how to recreate the looks.

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Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera's Two New Scents
By Kate Sandoval | 11/03/2010 - 16:00

Pop star Christina Aguilera wanted to create a scent that would make a woman feel confident and glamorous all the time (attributes the starlet seems to project herself—even in the face of a tough divorce). So she made two: one for day, one for night (each is $29 and now available exclusively at Kohl’s and

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Lush's Dia de los Muertos Products
Check Out these Día de los Muertos Bath Products
By Kate Sandoval | 11/01/2010 - 08:30

Are you celebrating Día de los Muertos this year? If so, you can now bring the party into your shower! Lush, the natural beauty brand who makes those addicting bath bombs we all love, has created a special Día de los Muertos collection. The company states on their website that they decided to create the products because they “were so inspired by the idea that this time of year could be filled with love instead of scary creatures.” 

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