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.
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.
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.”