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Celebrity Beauty Secrets: "All My Children's" Denise Vasi
By Monica Herrera | 11/03/2008 - 12:21

As All My Children's Randi Morgan, Denise Vasi has survived prostitution and domestic battery by pimp. "She was left badly wounded and unconscious," says Denise. "The cops found her and brought her to the hospital." But when the handsome Dr. Franklin Hubbard treated her wounds, things start turning around for young Randi. After she's released from the hospital, she gets a job with Fusion Cosmetics and makes it to the fast track for a career in a beauty.


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'My Name Is Earl's Nadine Velazquez Shares Her Beauty Tips
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/27/2008 - 14:25

Nadine Velazquez lights up My Name is Earl every Thursday night with her gorgeous looks and comedic timing. Latina's Sandra Vanessa Mariscal had a chance to dig around this Chicago-raised Puerto Rican stunner's makeup bag and glean some tips from the consummate pro.

How would you describe your day-to-day makeup look?


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How To: Apply False Eyelashes
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/22/2008 - 14:34

If you've got a special event coming up where you want to look your best, false eyelashes make a dramatic difference in enhancing your eyes and creating a sexy look that's part Bambi, part Kim Kardashian. But it's definitely a skill that takes practice. That's why we created this guide to applying your own falsies without the help of a professional, complete with product recommendations and mistakes to avoid.


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Nude Beauty 101: How to Make Your Face Look Flawless
By Latina Staff | 09/29/2008 - 17:01

Bright, jewel tones like purple, green and blue are fun to wear, especially for evening. But most of us depend on a more natural look to get us through our days at the office or at school. That's why we asked Rebecca De Herrera, make-up artist for film and TV (Cane with Jimmy Smits), how to create a flawless, natural, no-make-up look.

Click through this slideshow to see her suggested steps and product recommendations.

--Serena Kim 


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Detoxify Your Life!
By Mariela Rosario | 09/08/2008 - 14:38

 

You've probably read about all of the harsh chemicals in everything from your favorite beauty products to the water bottle you use to work out. Sure, detoxifying your life might seem like an uphill battle, but with a little education, you'll see it's not nearly as heard as it seems! Here are three ways to make sure your family is living la vida verde.

Step 1: Detox your beauty and bath products.


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And The Latest Celebrity Fragrance Endorser Is...Salvador Dali?!?
By Monica Herrera | 09/04/2008 - 00:55

Little known fact: In between painting Surrealist masterpieces and conceiving grotesque reverie sequences for Hitchock films, Salvador Dalí was making his mark on the beauty industry, too. The Catalán artist actually worked with perfume makers to create several fragrances in the 1940's and '50s and designed the bottle for each scent himself!


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How To: Glow Like Dania Ramirez
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 08/26/2008 - 00:05

Heroes actress Dania Ramirez always looks striking, but she truly lit up the night sky at the Imagen Awards with her perfect dominicana complexion. What’s her secret? We decided to ask Dania directly!


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How To: Give Yourself a Manicure
By Monica Herrera | 08/18/2008 - 18:08

It’s great to know how to give yourself a manicure in case you don’t have the time to visit a nail salon or if you are on a tight budget. Sandra Mariscal, Latina's beauty assistant, paid a visit to Marianna Mejia, a nail technician at Haven Nail Spa to get the 411 on this tried and true beauty regimen. Here’s a brief synopsis of what you’ll learn in our video:

 


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Smells Like Latin Spirit?
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 08/13/2008 - 23:32

No time for a vacation in Cuba or Costa Rica? Live vicariously through your fragrance! Splash on a little bit of Latin America with these new fragrances that use ingredients from your mother's cooking like fresh mint, cocoa bean and mango.


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Tea Time
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 08/10/2008 - 15:16

Skin care companies have long touted tea—especially the green variety—as a miracle ingredient, but when Latina.com conducted an unscientific and rather skeptical inquiry into how beneficial tea was for skin care, we were genuinely surprised at the effectiveness of this holistic ingredient. Whether you’re slapping tea bags on puffy eyes in the morning, misting an elixir of it on your face throughout the day, or choosing products that incorporate it as a key element, tea is powerful stuff.


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