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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Faux Feuds
Fake Feuds: Are Hollywood’s Biggest Rivalries All Made Up?
By Lee Hernandez | 04/05/2011 - 19:13

Lindsay Lohan vs. Hillary Duff. Selena Gomez vs. Miley Cyrus. Christina Aguilera vs. Britney Spears.


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Crossover Music
From English to Español: Musicians Crossing Over
By Grace Bastidas | 01/20/2011 - 15:00

Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and Shakira are just some of the Latin artists that have successfully crossed over into the English language market, paving the way for the many musicians who dream of stardom on U.S. soil.

But the reverse has become increasingly popular, with singers switching to Spanish after hitting the big time. Check out some of the performers that have fine-tuned their voices in español—capturing a whole new legion of listeners in the process.

 

 


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Top 10 Red Carpet Looks from the Oscars
By Kathryn Papanek | 03/03/2010 - 10:20

Each year, we are amazed by the style and grace that Hollywood’s A-list stars bring to the red carpet. With the 82nd Academy Awards on the horizon, we take a look back at some of the best looks our favorite stars have rocked at Oscars past.


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Beyoncé Brings the Heat
By Angelique Serrano | 02/03/2010 - 15:46

Already the number one selling women’s fragrance in New York City’s flagship Macy's department store after only six days on the floor, Beyoncé’s first fragrance, Heat, is generating some…well, you know. The only thing hotter than the sales of this sweet juice is the ad campaign, shot by "Single Ladies" video director Jake Nava. The spot features a writhing Beyoncé in a clingy, silky slip of a dress—which does actually slip off her back at one point in the video—singing the smokin' hot classic tune, "Fever."


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Who Wore It Best? Beyoncé vs. Melody Thornton
By Miranda Noland | 01/04/2010 - 13:00

Beyoncé accepted an award during the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards in Berlin in November wearing Sass & Bide's black and gold minidress, gold patent leather platforms and full curls. At the American Music Awards a few weeks later, Melody Thornton wore the same dress in white and gold with black booties and a sleek ponytail. So, tell us...


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Beyoncé Throws Star-Studded Birthday Bash for Jay-Z in the Dominican Republic
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 12/08/2009 - 11:55

High profile friends of rapper Jay-Z put on their best vintage gear this weekend for his 1920’s-themed 40th birthday celebration, held at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic. Jay’s wife, Beyoncé, invited close to 60 friends to the island paradise, including Alex Rodriguez and lady love Kate Hudson, Kanye West and girlfriend Amber Rose, Sean Combs, Swizz Beats and Alicia Keys.


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The A List: Beyoncé Discusses Latin Culture
By Angie Martinez | 01/29/2009 - 12:47

Angie Martinez is convinced there’s a little Latin in everybody. Here, Beyoncé talks about seducing all of Latin America and the Spanish music she played at her wedding.

Angie: For someone who is not Latin, you’re doing okay in that market—the theme song for a novela (El Zorro), a Spanish bonus CD (B’day Deluxe Edition) and a Latin Grammy nod (2007).
Beyoncé: Wait, I didn’t even know about the Latin Grammy.

A.M.: Really? It was for “Bello Embustero” with Shakira.


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VIDEO: Latina.com's Best Viral Videos of 2008
By Monica Herrera | 12/23/2008 - 17:30
There are plenty of video roundups floating around the interwebs right now promising you the best clips of '08. But since no Latinos made the final cut in those--except for Shane Mercado, who is clearly a crossover sensation!--we decided to make our own. Without further ado, we present Latina.com's Best Viral Videos of 2008. Enjoy!

 


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EXCLUSIVE: Beyoncé Says She's Jealous She Wasn't Born Latina!
By Angie Romero | 02/26/2008 - 11:09

Think about it: Although there's a long list of Latino stars who've crossed over to sing in English (Shakira, Ricky, Paulina...) what non-Latin star has successfully done the reverse? We can't think of anyone, which is why Beyoncé's new all-Spanish EP, Irremplazable, is such a big deal.

We caught up with B while she was in NYC promoting the Spanish project to find out why she took that risk—and which Latin stars she thinks are hot!


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