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5 Reasons to Pamper Yourself During Spa Week

Chicas, be honest: when was the last time that you let yourself be truly pampered? If you're anything like me, then your busy life of work, family and friends usually takes up all the time you have--leaving very little time to take care of yourself. That's why when I was offered the chance to try a coconut milk body scrub at New York City's Allure Day Spa, I jumped at the chance.


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RaqC Cordova
Raq-C’s World: 3 Types of People You Should Stay Away From!

Thank you for joining me another week to read my blog, “RAQ-C’s world”, where I share with you all my tips on how to be a fabulous modern day Latina from the inside out. I like to touch on it all from relationships, hot topics, fashion, health, spirituality, career and anything in between.


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Becky G: "My Favorite Ways to Relax & De-Stress"

BEASTERS! It's been a whirlwind of a week, and I'm definitely feeling a bit all over the place. That's why I want to talk about my favorite ways to de-stress. 

If I can, I love staying in pajamas all day and watching movies and eating good food.

I also love just spending time with my family, with my siblings, my parents and sometimes even with my older cousins.

If I need to get out of the house, I love going out to the movies or to the mall! 


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Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman
Dimelo: Star-Spangled 'Chonis & Other Heroes

Who's your #LatinoHero? I've asked the question of Dimelo readers and am thrilled to see responses sharing your stories about those who have inspired you.

The past few weeks have been an eye-opening time for this Hispanic Heritage Month Virgin. I want to take the time to mention a few more of my own Latino Heroes before sharing yours.

My Abuela


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Becky G at Latina Hollywood Hot List Party
Red Carpet Rewind: Get Becky G's Makeup Look from Latina's Hollywood Hot List Party

Oh Em Gee, I'm girl crushing on COVERGIRL spokesperson Becky G! Last night, Latina hosted their annual Hollywood Hot List fiesta at the Redbury Hotel in Hollywood, CA and the petite Mexicana was in the house looking all kinds of fabulous in a black leotard and short leopard prints shorts.


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Ana Ortiz, Naya Rivera, Becky G Attend Latina's Hollywood Hot List Party
Becky G Eating French Fries & Other Cute Things That Happened at Latina's Hollywood Hot List Party!

What do you get when you combine the words party and Latina? The ultime fiesta, of course, including appearances by some of Hollywood's biggest stars who all came out to celebrate Latina and our Hollywood Hot List issue.


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Dior Auctions Off Goods To Benefit Breast Cancer Organization

Do you ever wish that you could do some shopping without the guilt? Welll, thanks to Dior Auction, now you can!

From October 1-10th, Dior is hosting their 6th annual online auction to benefit Look Good Feel Better, an organization decidicated to helping women cope with the appearance related effects of cancer and its treatments. The company is offering you the opportunity to bid on elite experiences and luxury items--and it's all for a really good cause!


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Dimelo: Celebrating Today During Hispanic Heritage Month

If I had a dime for every time a Dimelo reader asked me how to "feel" more Latina (or how to come to terms with celebrating our own definition of cultural identity), I'd have a lot of dimes. The questions may be worded differently to reflect personal experience, but the common denominator is the same: a feeling of disconnect between our dual identities as hyphenated Americans.


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Red Carpet Rewind: Amazing Fashion at the 2013 ALMA Awards!

One of my favorite red carpets of the year takes place during the ALMA Awards every year. The glitz and glamour that I witnessed first hand at the Pasadena Convention Center last night is enough to make this Rewind both a pleasure and stressful to write.

Many of the trends we saw on the Emmy carpet made their way into the Alma Awards including long, body hugging gowns, buns -- both low and high, and splashes of color.

Who were the stand out fashion forward Latinas last night?


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Frankie J performs at the 2013 NCLR ALMA Awards - Producer's Post Party
Red Carpet Rewind: Behind-the-Scenes at the ALMA Awards & After Parties!

In my career I’ve had the pleasure to cover many awards shows, but last night was my first time covering the ALMA Awards. I felt extremely proud to witness the great work done by fellow Latinos in the entertainment industry honored for their activism by The National Council of La Raza.


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