6 Iconic Beauty Products You Grew up With!
6 Iconic Beauty Products You Grew Up With!
By Johanna Ferreira | 07/08/2011 - 15:30

Many of us grew up admiring everything about mami’s beauty routine. It’s probably because not only was she taking care of herself, but most of the time mami dolled us up too, bathing us in delicious scents or carefully tending to our hair. 

Here is a collection of our favorite iconic beauty products most every Latina will remember!


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Latino Hangover Cures
The 5 Best Latin American Hangover Cures
By Grace Bastidas | 06/08/2011 - 16:00

You know the consequences—blazing headache, nausea, dry mouth, upset stomach, red eyes, muscle pain—and still, you decide to do one more kamikaze shot. And while you may not end up in Bangkok like the boys from The Hangover Part II, you will most likely end up hovering over your toilet. Thankfully we have the best Latin American cures for even the most persistent of hangovers.

Menudo in Mexico


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Colombia
Colombia to be Featured Prominently at the Smithsonian Institute's Folklife Festival
By Mariela Rosario | 05/09/2011 - 14:00

The Colombian embassy just announced that the South American country will be featured prominently at the Smithsonian Institute's Folklife Festival this year. The exhibition, titled Colombia: The Nature of Culture, will celebrate both the natural beauty and bio-diversity of the country, as well as the rich cultures and traditions that make Colombia unique.


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Benicio del Toro to Star in New Oliver Stone film "Savages"
We've Got the Scoop on Benicio del Toro's Latest Projects!
By Smriti Mundhra | 03/29/2011 - 17:29

It may be Bob Marley’s name that has become synonymous with dub and reggae, but—as filmmakers Ethan Higbee and Adam Bhala Lough know—his mentor Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry is the true godfather of the movement. Now 70-something and living in Switzerland, Perry gets his close-up in The Upsetter, a feature documentary directed by Higbee and Lough and narrated by Benicio del Toro.


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Shakira Officially Presents her "Sol:" Gerard Piqué
By Mariela Rosario | 03/29/2011 - 13:14

Shakira made her relationship with FC Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué official on Facebook today! The Colombian pop star posted a photo of her and the soccer star with a caption that read: "Les presento a mi sol. Shak" ["I introduce you to my sun. Shak"]


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Shakira and President Santos
Shakira & Quincy Jones Join Colombian President Santos to Raise Money for Flood Victims
By Irasema Romero | 03/17/2011 - 12:30

Shakira is working on a special television program with producer Quincy Jones to raise funds for the 2.4 million victims left homeless after what many are saying has been Colombia’s worst rain season in decades.

Last Friday in Bogota, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos publicly thanked the Barranquilla native for her involvement in helping the country after harsh winter rains caused flooding and mudslides, killing more than 250 people.


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Shakira & Gerard Pique
Gerard Piqué Finally Admits: "I'm in Love"
By Mariela Rosario | 03/15/2011 - 08:45

Looks like the cat is finally out of the bag! After Colombian tabloid Caras published an undeniable photo of Shakira and Gerard Piqué sharing a passionate kiss, the FC Barcelona star was bombarded with questions about their relationship at a press conference for the Mango mens line he reps, H.E.


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Get Your Dancing Shoes! Carnival is Here!
Get Your Dancing Shoes! Carnival is Here!
By Grace Bastidas | 03/07/2011 - 14:00

Carnival kicked off this weekend, which means it’s time to let loose before Lent rolls around. Not that you have to be Catholic to indulge in a little church-sanctioned debauchery. Hedonists of all stripes can party at celebrations all across Latin America. Just pick your destination.

Barranquilla, Colombia


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Sofia Vergara Talks Colombian Christmas with David Letterman
By Mariela Rosario | 12/22/2010 - 15:15

On last night's Late Night with David Letterman, the talk show host tried to make a joke about being afraid to travel to Colombia for fear of being kidnapped and Sofia Vergara was quick on her toes, snapping, "They don't even know who you are over there!"

Watch Sofia appeal for international donations to help rebuild to communities that have been victim to the terrible flooding along the coastline in her home country, before she hysterically shuts Letterman down.

 


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Torrential Downpours in Colombia
174 People Killed in Torrential Downpours in Colombia
By Mariela Rosario | 12/06/2010 - 16:00

Torrential downpours in Colombia caused a landslide in the suburbs of Medellín over the weekend and hundreds are feared missing or dead.

The La Niña weather phenomenon is thought to be the cause of the extreme weather. In recent months around 170 people have been killed due to rains and floods. The rain has wreaked devastation across the north western region of Colombia, affecting over 1.5 million people.


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