5 Afro-Latina Beauty Products We Love!
La La Anthony's "Motives" and 5 Other Afro-Latina Beauty Products We Love!
By Kate Sandoval | 02/02/2012 - 09:54

One of our favorite Afro-Latinas (La La Anthony) is releasing her new cosmetics line "Motives for La La" today! The Puerto Rican reality star noticed a void in the beauty market in catering toward African-American and Latin women, so she teamed up with Motives by Loren Ridinger to create products for every skin tone. How cool is that!?


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Joan Smalls Chanel
Joan Smalls Featured In Chanel’s Spring 2012 Campaign
By Verky Arcos | 01/20/2012 - 14:58

The beautiful Puerto Rican model, Joan Smalls has been the it girl for the high-end modeling world since getting signed to Elite Model Management in 2007. Since then, the 24-year-old has graced the runway and appeared in ad campaigns for some of fashion’s most coveted designer brands ranging from Gucci to David Yurman. In 2008, Smalls also appeared on Ricky Martin's music video for his track "It's Alright."


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WATCH: How to Get Super Sexy Red Lips
WATCH: How to Get Super Sexy Red Lips
By Kate Sandoval | 11/04/2011 - 10:00

Here’s a way to up the sex-factor of your typical go-to red lip: Copy Selena Gomez’s bold crimson mouth—then, for a major head-turning effect—add a layer of red glitter on top. It’s surprisingly easy to do when you follow makeup artist Jackie Gomez’s simple steps. Check it out!


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Backstage Beauty at Carolina Herrera!
Ahead of the Trends: Backstage Beauty at Carolina Herrera!
By Kate Sandoval | 09/13/2011 - 12:15

Seconds after Venezuelan Carolina Herrera’s spring fashion show ended in New York City, her name was trending on twitter.


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Beauty Transformation: Rosie Perez
Beauty Transformation: Rosie Perez
By Kate Sandoval | 09/07/2011 - 13:00

Throughout her long and successful career, Puerto Rican actress Rosie Perez hasn’t changed much—she’s stuck to her gorgeous, rich brunette hair color, kept her skin clear and bronzed, and added, if anything, a touch of lip color. Whether she embraces her natural curls or cuts bangs, the star continues to Do the Right Thing!  


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Exercise Hair
Beauty Poll: Do You Skip Exercise Because It Ruins Your Hair?
By Kate Sandoval | 08/30/2011 - 14:30

The U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Regina Benjamin, has recently gotten some heat over her comments that African-Americans, as well as other ethnic groups, like Hispanics, don’t workout because it messes up their hair. 


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Afro-Latina Beauty Week: Get Heather Hemmens's Golden Glow
Afro-Latina Beauty Week: Get Heather Hemmens's Golden Glow
By Kate Sandoval | 04/15/2011 - 18:10

For our last day of Afro-Latina week, we’re obsessing over Heather Hemmens’s pretty makeup from her appearance at OK! magazine’s Hollywood’s Sexiest Singles event. It’s the perfect look for a sexy summer night out—and the shades will look great on every Afro-Latina skin tone!

Here’s how to copy it:

1. Line your entire eye with a black liquid eyeliner and a black pencil eyeliner (stacking the formulas stops them from smudging), then apply mascara to top and bottom lashes.


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Afro-Latina Beauty Week:  How to Lighten Up Your Hair Color at Home!
Afro-Latina Beauty Week: How to Lighten Up Your Hair Color at Home!
By Kate Sandoval | 04/13/2011 - 22:40

In honor of our Afro-Latina week on Latina.com, I stopped by the Marie Robinson salon here in NYC, where Marie set out to show me—and my lovely model Quiana—how to lighten up Quiana’s gorgeous, natural hair color using a box of dye from the drugstore. Follow her steps to copy this fresh summer look!

1. Marie chose Clairol Natural Instincts Vibrant in 9A Light Cool Blonde ($9, clairol.com). Despite Quiana’s warm skin tone, Marie picked a cool, ashy blonde shade so that the color wouldn’t turn too brassy.


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Red Lips for Afro Latinas
Our First Ever Afro-Latina Beauty Week: The Right Red Lip for You!
By Kate Sandoval | 04/11/2011 - 17:00

This week at Latina.com, we're celebrating all of our beautiful different skin tones. Be sure to check in every day for a new beauty tip specifically tailored for our Afro-Latina chicas! First up? Red Lips...


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