Design a Pink Dress for Mariah Carey, and She Just Might Wear It!
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/15/2008 - 13:30

At last, your chance at designing for a diva has arrived: Mariah Carey is holding a online contest over at, where fans can try their hands at designing a "luscious pink" dress to accompany her new fragrance, Luscious Pink. The lucky grand prize winner will get three dresses of the winning design made--one for Mariah, one for the winner, and one to be auctioned off to benefit Breast Cancer Awareness.

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Win a Chic Leather Handbag by Ignes!
By Monica Herrera | 10/10/2008 - 14:24

We love handbags that are equally stylish and functional, especially in the fall. That's why this leather Sofia tote by Ignes--the brainchild of Uruguayan designer Maria Estrada--is so ingenious. It's roomy enough to carry all of our gadgets and makeup...and with its smart drawstring closure and silvery sheen, more than fashionable enough to wear with pride.

Now, we want you to you have one! Click here to enter for you chance to win a silver Sofia tote by Ignes and liven up your fall wardrobe in one fell swoop.

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Win Diamonds for You and Your Best Friend!
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/10/2008 - 11:25

She's your best friend for a reason, right? Well, tell us why she's so important to you!

Simply write us an essay between 150-200 words explaining why your relationship with your closest friend is so special for a chance to win a pair of 1/2 carat diamond studs (valued at $1,299) for yourself and a 1/3 carat diamond solitaire necklace (valued at $699) for her, all compliments of

The winning essay will be posted on Happy Holidays, indeed.

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Meet the Winner of Our Date with Colby O'Donis!
By Monica Herrera | 08/27/2008 - 13:28

So many of you ladies entered's contest to win a date with boricua pop star Colby O'Donis. And the winner is...

Keila Arias! This 19-year old college student from Bronx, New York, told us that a date with Colby would be her "biggest dream"--one that she'd even remember when she's 50! Aww.

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Essay Contest: Lost and Found
By Mariela Rosario | 08/21/2008 - 13:37

Two months after my 15th birthday, my mom shared a secret: The man I called Dad wasn’t my biological father. And just like that, I was half Costa Rican.

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Colby O'Donis Wants to Serenade You!
By Monica Herrera | 08/05/2008 - 16:27

Good news for music fans! is giving you the chance to go on a date with boricua pop star Colby O'Donis, who burst onto the music scene this summer with "What You Got" (his totally catchy single featuring R&B hitmaker Akon). Just like in his music video (click below to watch), the 19-year old cutie will take one lucky girl shopping at a trendy boutique in New York City and end things off with a personal serenade of his song...and maybe even his hot new single, "Don't Turn Back." We have goosebumps just thinking about it!

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Summer Beauty Giveaway!
By Monica Herrera | 07/31/2008 - 16:29

In the August issue of Latina (on newsstands now!), we packed all of our favorite summer beauty essentials into one big feature and showed you lovely ladies how to look your bikini best.

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Makeover_article300.JPG’s Beauty Makeover Winner Reveals Her New Look
By Monica Herrera | 06/26/2008 - 17:47

"I had a really '80s, Peggy Bundy-style look, but now I have stepped into the new millennium!" That's what Patricia of Fullerton, Calif., told after winning our beauty makeover contest. Patricia, who had recently lost 170 pounds from gastric bypass surgery, flew to New York City to attend Diane DaCosta's American Beauty Tour and get tips on how to update her style to match her new body.

Read more Exclusive Giveaway: Win a DVD of <i>La Misma Luna</i>!
By Christian Linsey | 06/10/2008 - 11:34
It may be one of the most powerful films about the American Latino experience in recent history, and now you can win your very own copy. is giving away five DVDs of La Misma Luna to some lucky readers. Enter to win now, and watch a clip of the film below!

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Win Tickets to See Gloria Estefan at the Tribeca Film Festival!
By Monica Herrera | 04/25/2008 - 16:00

Get on your feet! is giving away tickets to see Gloria Estefan in person at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of her new film, 90 Millas. A documentary co-written by Gloria and directed by her husband, Emilio Estefan, 90 Millas chronicles the the history of Latin music through the lens of this legendary diva, as she records her newest album of the same name with star collaborators like Carlos Santana, Sheila E., Pitbull and Arturo Sandoval.

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