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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Poll: Do You Like Fergie’s New Look?
By Kate Sandoval | 03/18/2011 - 12:12

We usually see Fergie in black leather and knee-high boots when she’s performing with the Peas, but for her American Idol appearance last night she tried a more feminine retro look, wearing a Marilyn Monroe white halter dress, styling her hair into a deep side-part with soft waves, and showing off bright fuchsia lips and green nails (it was St. Patrick’s Day). Here at Latina, the votes are split over whether we like our Fergie fierce or girlie—what do you think?


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WATCH: How to Get La La's Perfect Brows
By Kate Sandoval | 03/16/2011 - 13:15

If you’re prone to over-tweezing or are never quite sure that you’re using your brow pencil correctly, then this is the video for you. With La La Vazquez’s beautiful brows as inspiration, here are five foolproof steps to creating perfect brows. 


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Laser Hair Removal
Reader Beauty Question of the Week: Which Hair Removal Laser Works Best?
By Kate Sandoval | 02/02/2011 - 14:51

Q. I've done some research on both the no!no! Hair and the TRIA Laser Hair Removal System.  Which is better, more permanent, or is there anything else I should consider?


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How to Keep Your Hair Shiny Once You Go Natural
By Kate Sandoval | 01/26/2011 - 11:11

When I relaxed my hair it was really shiny. Now that I’ve gone natural, is there a way to get that shine again?


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