TK: Summertime Sparks
Summertime Sparks
By Lauren Cosenza | 07/13/2011 - 14:34

Set off fireworks this summer with rich bright lips that won’t kiss off!

The secret – properly prepping your pout and the following backstage application tricks.

Summer lips can still be dry or chapped due to sun exposure so the first step is to exfoliate. Try a salt or sugar scrub made for expressly for the kisser – or, in a pinch, simply slough lips with a clean, dry toothbrush or a disposable mascara wand.


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WATCH: How to Get Sofia Vergara’s Perfect Blowout
WATCH: How to Get Sofia Vergara’s Perfect Blowout
By Kate Sandoval | 06/29/2011 - 11:10

Want to know how Sofia Vergara gets her gorgeously long hair to look smooth, bouncy, voluminous and sexy all at the same time? The secret is a perfect blowout—and it’s done with just a round brush and a blow dryer. In this quick video, Luden Ovidio Henriquez, a hair stylist at the Rita Hazan Salon in New York City, reveals exactly how to twirl your brush to create that signature Sofia style. Watch here!


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WATCH: How to Do an Easy Updo
WATCH: How to Do an Easy Updo
By Kate Sandoval | 06/01/2011 - 11:14

Think an updo has to take pro skills and tons of time? Not when you follow hair stylist Kattia Solano’s easy steps. You’ll see how to tease your hair (it’s wilder than you’d think), how to add volume at the top of your head, and the secret to making your bun full. Follow these little tricks and your simple bun becomes a red carpet-ready style in minutes.


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Fergie Eye Makeup
Fergie Goes Back to Her 'Black Eyed' Look!
By Kate Sandoval | 05/23/2011 - 12:59

At last night’s Billboard Music Awards, Fergie showed off her edgy rock ‘n’ roll style with an intense carbon black smoky eye to go with her leather and gold buckle Hervé Leger by Max Azria bondage dress.


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Salma Hayek on Nuance
Salma Hayek on Her New Beauty Line Nuance: “This Is For My Grandmother”
By Kate Sandoval | 05/06/2011 - 12:00

At the launch of Nuance Salma Hayek, the gorgeous Mexican actress’s new beauty line (hitting CVS shelves in August), Salma gave a heartfelt speech, sharing the fact that she created the brand to honor her grandmother.


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Watch: 4 Steps to Fix Frizz Fast!
Watch: 4 Steps to Fix Frizz Fast!
By Kate Sandoval | 04/20/2011 - 09:45

A glance in the mirror and—uh oh—your hair has gone from the smooth style you had this morning to a frizzy mess. With no time to completely re-style midday, what do you do? Instead of attempting to pat down flyaways with water (which makes them worse) or giving up and reaching for a hat, check out this how-to video. Hair stylist Antonio Prieto has a super quick fix that you can do anywhere, anytime. Watch his four easy steps!


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Christina Milian
How to Get Christina Milian's Sky-High Bun
By Kate Sandoval | 04/18/2011 - 18:26

In honor of Earth Week, we’re featuring our favorite eco-friendly products in all our beauty posts! First up, here’s the “green” way to get Christina Milian’s sexy style.

If you’re wondering what to do with your hair when the weather heats up, then Christina Milian has the answer. The smiley mami showed off a sky-high bun on a particularly warm April day in LA yesterday—and we plan to copy her all summer long!


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Christina Milian
Afro-Latina Beauty Week: A Perfect Foundation Match for Your Skin Tone!
By Kate Sandoval | 04/14/2011 - 16:25

On our fourth day of Afro-Latina beauty week, we’re tackling one of the biggest complaints we hear: Why can’t I find a foundation made for my skin color?!

So often foundations made for darker skin tones look too red on Afro-Latinas, and the foundations made for lighter skin tones look too gray or yellow. Because Afro-Latinas can have olive, red, or golden undertones (like our model Christina Milian), it can be extra difficult to find the perfect shade, says makeup artist Jackie Gomez. No wonder so many of us out there feel frustrated!


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Penelope Cruz Beauty
EXCLUSIVE: Penelope Cruz's Mami Philosophy
By Kate Sandoval | 04/09/2011 - 22:53

After a big morning hike in Los Angeles with Javier and baby Leo (where paparazzi snapped shots of the trio), Penelope Cruz—who looked stunning in jeans, a black blazer, vintage-y heels and barely any makeup—sat down with Latina.com to talk exclusively about what it’s like being a new mom. Here's what the new mami had to say.

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WATCH: How to Get Instant Volume, Fast!
WATCH: How to Get Instant Volume, Fast!
By Kate Sandoval | 04/06/2011 - 09:30

Your dilemma: It’s mid-day and your strands have fallen completely flat. No problem! Beauty editor Kate Sandoval has three tricks to create major volume in seconds, like the gorgeous Camilla Belle. Beauty editor Kate Sandoval has three tricks to create major volume in seconds, like the gorgeous Camilla Belle.


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