Best Tressed: Salma Hayek's Soft Curls
By Sandra Mariscal | 01/16/2009 - 12:19
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Best Tressed: Rosario Dawson
By Sandra Mariscal | 01/09/2009 - 10:50
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Best Tressed: Joanna Garcia's Sexy 'Do
By Sandra Mariscal | 12/19/2008 - 08:34
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Best Tressed: Shakira's Gorgeous Curls
By Sandra Mariscal | 12/12/2008 - 09:44
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Best Tressed: Eva Mendes
By Latina Staff | 12/05/2008 - 15:28
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Does This Really Work: Khuraira Primer
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/26/2008 - 14:43

Khuraira Dark Circle Complex Primer, $30, is a bright orange under-eye primer and concealer. Where in the world does that make sense, right?


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Curly Qs
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/26/2008 - 10:48

I have naturally curly hair—a lot of it (trust me, every time I go to the salon stylists complain about how much I have!). My curls are semi-tight for the most part with a few tight baby hairs around my face. I embrace my curly hair; I rarely straighten it. Sure, I get frustrated with the unruly curls, unmanageable frizz and lack of silky shine, but my curls define me and I love them. Plus, it gives me an excuse to try out different products. So, I’ve learned a few tricks that I’d like to share, and in turn, I'd like to learn some from you.


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Camila Belle's Smokin' Hot Makeup Tips
By Latina Staff | 11/20/2008 - 18:02

Whatever Camilla Belle does in the beauty department, we want in. After all, it takes a certain kind of chica to make Joe Jonas catch the "Lovebug" all over again (and dump Taylor Swift along the way).


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Does This Really Work: Blackhead Eraser Exfoliating Cleanser
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/20/2008 - 10:43

Clogged pores? ¿Me lo dices? I’ve had them on my T-zone since my teen years. Since becoming beauty assistant at Latina, I've tried an array of products in an effort to clear out this problem. So, I have to admit I was doubtful when I heard about this new "eraser" called Clean & Clear Advantage Blackhead Eraser E.


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Is The Lipstick Index an Urban Myth?
By Latina Staff | 11/13/2008 - 11:15

Many years ago, cosmetics tycoon and Estee Lauder chairman Leonard Lauder observed that when the economy stalled, lipstick sales tended to spike and accordingly coined the phrase “lipstick index."

During the Depression and in the time following 9/11, there were 25% increases in lipstick sales. “The lipstick index is a way to judge a recession,” wrote NY Times op-ed columnnist Maureen Dowd in 2001. “When the economy goes down, lipstick sales go up. Women indulge in smaller luxuries and skip bigger ones.”


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