Jennifer Lopez in a top knot hairstyle at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.
Be Beautiful: How To Get an Elegant Top Knot
By Amanda Flores | 06/08/2012 - 16:29

Whether you’re going out for girls' night or need a cute work-to-party ‘do, we’ve found the perfect style: the top knot. Not only is it chic and glamorous, but a sky-high bun gives a facelift-like effect. And who doesn't want that? Jennifer Lopez’s go-to red carpet look is easy to master with these six quick tips from Butterfly Studio salon owner Kattia Solano. Check out our video for the step-by-step guide.


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How to get longer leaner legs
Be Beautiful: How To Get Longer Leaner Legs
By Amanda Flores | 04/13/2012 - 15:00

Spring is in full bloom so put your jeans away and flaunt those gorgeous legs. But, before you step out in your favorite sundress, don’t forget to try these four easy tips for getting longer, leaner legs from self-tanning expert, Monica Blanco.


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Actress Jessica Alba, Hair Extensions
Be Beautiful: How to Use Clip-in Hair Extensions
By Sugey Palomares | 03/21/2012 - 13:41

Long, luscious tresses never go out style! Gorgeous celebrities like Jessica Alba use clip-in hair extensions to add sexy volume to their red-carpet looks, but not everyone has the time or money to have hair extensions professionally glued or sewed in. That's why celeb stylist Cesar Ramirez and our resident beauty guru Kate Sandoval are showing you how temporary clip-in extensions can be an easy and foolproof alternative. Watch below and get a hair makeover in a snap!


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Be Beautiful: How to Do a Fishtail Braid
Be Beautiful: How to Do a Fishtail Braid
By Kate Sandoval | 02/22/2012 - 14:08

Latina celebrities like Fergie and Selena Gomez have been spotted wearing this new stylish hairdo that's a breeze to recreate. It may look like this cool weave is tricky, but New York City stylist Marcos Diaz swears that it's actually the easiest braid to master. Find out our simple tricks so you can rock this new look for the spring and summer months. Watch this video, and we guarantee you'll get hooked!


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Be Beautiful: How to Get Jessica Alba’s Updo
Be Beautiful: How to Get Jessica Alba’s Updo
By Kate Sandoval | 02/08/2012 - 15:05

Copying a red carpet updo—especially one as glam as Jessica Alba’s Golden Globes style—seems like an impossible task for a lot of us. Not so, says editorial stylist Marcos Diaz. Not only can you skip the painstaking straightening process (your natural texture gives you the volume and structure you need to create a great updo), but also you don’t have to master a perfect bun (any way you twist and wrap your hair around itself will work—in fact, sometimes the messy buns look prettiest!). Give it a go!


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WATCH: Get a Perfect New Year's Eve Look!
WATCH: Get a Perfect New Year's Eve Look!
By Kate Sandoval | 12/28/2011 - 11:46

If there's one night of the year to go all out, it's New Year's! Makeup artist Andrew Sotomayor shows you how to get glam and gorgeous for your party with these simple steps.


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WATCH: How to Get Holiday Party Ready!
By Kate Sandoval | 12/19/2011 - 13:00

Here’s a helpful holiday gift: how-to videos on everything from creating a sexy easy updo to rocking sparkly red lips. Watch these and you’ll be out of your house in a flash, headed for your festive shindigs looking hotter than ever!


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WATCH: How to Take Your Makeup From Day to Night
WATCH: How to Take Your Makeup From Day to Night
By Kate Sandoval | 12/19/2011 - 11:35

Tis the non-stop party season when you put in a full day of work and errands, then hop from a company cocktail party to a gift exchange to a friend’s house party. And, chances are, you don’t have the time to completely re-do your makeup in between all those events! Luckily, makeup artist Andrew Sotomayor has a few simple steps to take your daytime makeup into a nighttime look in minutes. His suggestion: Go for Jessica Alba’s classic night-out look. Pump up your smoky eye, add bronzer, deepen your lip color, and you’re good to go!


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WATCH: How to Get Salma Hayek’s Sexy Waves
WATCH: How to Get Salma Hayek’s Sexy Waves
By Kate Sandoval | 12/02/2011 - 16:00

When many of you saw the gorgeous Salma Hayek on Latina’s November cover, you asked—make that demanded—for the secrets to recreating her incredible hair. Well, demand and you shall receive! NYC hair stylist, Vanessa Fernandez, demonstrates the 5 steps for turning your natural texture into these soft, full waves.


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WATCH: How to Trim Your Own Bangs
WATCH: How to Trim Your Own Bangs
By Kate Sandoval | 11/16/2011 - 14:45

When you have long, lash-grazing bangs like Nicole Richie, keeping them at the exact right length can be a major chore (those twice monthly trips to the salon for bang trims get old fast). NYC hair stylist Vanessa Fernandez saves you the trip to the salon with these easy steps for trimming your own bangs.


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