By Gerri Miller | 03/10/2010 - 13:40
As Miami homicide department chief Maria Laguerta on the Showtime series Dexter, Lauren Velez doesn’t know that her blood splatter expert (Michael C. Hall) is secretly an avenging serial killer, and until recently, she was keeping a secret of her own—a hot and heavy love affair with Detective Batista (David Zayas). But when it comes to beauty secrets, Velez is happy to share.
By Angelique Serrano | 03/08/2010 - 13:25
Celebrities were out in full force at The 82nd Annual Academy Awards, and the stargazing proved exciting on both the beauty and fashion fronts. But right now, let’s talk hair: It seemed sleek buns were the style of choice, and the chic little knots topped the heads of glamorous Latinas like Zoe Saldana and nominated actress Penelope Cruz. Get helpful tricks here on how you can replicate the do.
By Gerri Miller | 03/05/2010 - 16:27
Playing Iraq vet, helicopter pilot and sometimes-EMT Marisa Benez on NBC’s Trauma, which returns to Monday nights on Mar. 8, Aimee Garcia never gets to glam it up in designer dresses, diamonds, dramatic makeup, or daring hairdos. No wonder she was doubly thrilled to be at the National Hispanic Media Coalition’s 13th annual Impact Awards. Not only was she honored for Outstanding Performance in a Dramatic Television Series, she happily posed for the cameras in an Alice + Olivia strapless dress, Yves St. Laurent shoes, and Neil Lane jewelry.
By Mariela Rosario | 04/21/2009 - 18:30
A recent NY Times article highlighted a startling new beauty trend gaining popularity among Latinas. Many women have begun to use silicone injections as a way to plump their thighs and rear ends. Medical and industrial-grade silicone is being administered by shady cosmetologists at "plumping parties" to women who don't realize the potentially deadly side effects of the procedure.
By Jazmin Perez | 03/06/2009 - 16:30
Latina’s wonderful and talented beauty team has been working feverishly for months picking products for our annual beauty awards. As you can see, there are hundrends of options for them to consider and test. Sounds like fun, but it’s a lot of freakin’ work—you should see them layering on the makeup back there! In fact, they had to use some of the staffers as guinea pigs. We’re talking lotions, serums, mascaras, scrubs, and everything else us women use in an effort to stay young and pretty.
By Sandra Mariscal | 02/17/2009 - 15:25
Together with big sister Penélope, Mónica Cruz, 32, is enjoying her second year as clothing designer for Spain-based retail chain Mango. The Spanish actress also has three movies in the pipeline for 2009. So how does this jet-setting mogul stay so stunning? Good looks clearly run in the family, but so does good advice: “My mother’s a hairstylist, and she taught us to use olive oil to hydrate and add shine. I still do it.” Here are a few more clever tips.
By Sandra Mariscal | 02/13/2009 - 10:07