By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 07/28/2008 - 15:05
There’s nothing worse than spending hours on styling your hair—blowing it out or curling it into submission—only to have it fro out the minute you step into a humid day. Kill the frizz and save your ‘do by applying some Ouidad Climate Control Gel ($22-$66, ouidad.com) before you style. According to the makers, “it protects curls from humidity by absorbing moisture from air to hydrate each strand of hair and help control frizz.” Now that’s giving humidity a dose of its own medicine.
By Latina Staff | 06/27/2008 - 14:25
Braids aren't just for elementary school kids. Nicole Richie and Salma Hayek have been sporting the retro hairstyle at events. It's an earthy goddess look that would make Frida Kahlo proud.
Step 1: On one side of your head, take a 1-to-2 inch piece of hair from above one ear.
Step 2: Hold the piece vertically, pointing upward, and braid it, working from roots to ends (going upwards toward the ceiling). Fasten end of braid with an elastic.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 06/10/2008 - 11:44
Make sure your city glamour doesn’t wear off just because you are relaxing seaside. Here’s a roundup of all the yummy smelling sunblocks, lip balm in colorful packaging, wide-toothed combs, and beach friendly hair spritz that a glam girl could want. Oh, and don't forget to check out our guide to the best swimsuits for your body. Surf's up!
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 06/10/2008 - 10:46
Chignons, or buns, create an incredibly dressed-up effect but are easy to do. They're also verstaile: you can wear the look at the beach or at work as an option to your usual ponytail. And of course, buns are great when you want to look more formal, too...just note how chic our stars look when they wear them on the red carpet! Here’s how to do yours:
SLICK hair back into a middle-to-high ponytail with gel. Don’t leave out any stay hairs unless you are doing the romantic look.
By Latina Staff | 02/25/2008 - 21:34
Step 1: Working with clean, damp hair, take two or three fingers (two for straight strands, three for thick or curly) and place them underneath the roots of a two-inch section of hair. Wind section of hair around figers.
Step 2: Pin coiled section to scalp. Repeat with more sections until all hair is coiled and pinned.
Step 3: Dry hair with diffuser or let air-dry. Once hair is dry, unwind coils and gently separate waves with fingers.
If your hair is...
By Cameron T. Moore | 02/11/2008 - 18:12
In the final celebration of our search for the best Latino hairdressers in America, we bring you six crucial things to consider before changing your hair color. Next month: We reveal our 10 winners!
1. Think. Really hard. Don't act on a whim. This is a long-term commitment, so go to a salon for a consultation. A specialized colorist can determine which shade will work best with your skin tone.