Get Smooth Summer Skin
By Dorkys Ramos | 06/01/2010 - 10:15

Warm weather and sunny days signal the reemergence of short skirts and bare skin. That also means that hiding those hairy legs under jeans and leggings will no longer fly. (Don’t act like you didn’t let a few days slip.) So get your body ready for summer by choosing a hair removal method that works best for you. Best part about it—from price range to technique—is you have options!


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Steal This Look: Paulina Rubio
By Angelique Serrano | 04/21/2010 - 17:00

In her awesomely cheestastic video for the song “Ni Rosas Ni Juguetes,” Paulina Rubio spends time beautifying in front of her vanity mirror while plotting maliciously against her man. Her look is so of this decade, I think every chica should master it. The face is dominated by thin black eyeliner all around the eyes, mascara, bronze cheeks, light pink lip gloss and short pink nails. To get the look, first check out Paulina's video below and then try the following products:


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Trend Alert: Side Braids
By Angelique Serrano | 04/16/2010 - 12:00

Skinny one-sided braids are flowing down from celebrity manes everywhere. From actresses Selena Gomez, Nicole Richie and Kate Bosworth, it looks like this trend is very much in the spring forecast. Give it a whirl yourself, using just a bit of lightweight styling cream – like Sunsilk Co-Created with Teddy Charles Styling Cream, Captivating Curls ($6, drugstore.com) to softly weave strands with ease.


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Mascara Hall of Fame
By Angelique Serrano | 04/09/2010 - 13:00

Here in the Latina beauty department we love a good mascara. Really, who doesn't? That's why we decided to count down the best ones around. From volumizers to lengtheners and everything in between, take a look at our slideshow of winning wands. Then let us know if we have omitted any of your favorites by leaving a comment for our consideration.


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Our Favorite Fragrances for Spring
By Elayne Fluker | 04/01/2010 - 13:10

Ready for a fresh start this spring? Try a new fragrance! We rounded up a few of our favorites—some tried and true and some brand new.


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Oscar Beauty: Love This Look?
By Angelique Serrano | 03/10/2010 - 14:19

We have been seeing a lot of this duo. No, not of Cameron Diaz and Sandra Bullock – though a romantic comedy starring the two adorable stars does have its appeal. No, no, I am talking about the recently ubiquitous duo of side-swept hair and bold lips. We’ve recently seen it on actresses Sofia Vergara and Kate del Castillo, and now both Diaz and Bullock brought the glamorous pair to The 82nd Annual Academy Awards.


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Lauren Velez of Showtime's 'Dexter' Talks Red Carpet Glamour
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.


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Oscar Beauty: Big Bun Theory
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.


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Aimee Garcia of NBC's 'Trauma' Reveals Her Beauty Secrets
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.


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Beauty to Die For? Silicone Injections and Latinas
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.


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