By Samantha Leal | 02/22/2013 - 12:55
The Oscars are on this Sunday! As we pine over all the dresses (and watch out for wardrobe malfunctions), one thing we’ll also be looking at is the hair. Let’s face it: a hairstyle can make or kill an outfit. Whether worn down with loose curls or pinned up, a hairstyle has the power to transform. Here are our picks for the best Oscar hairstyles, ever. Which is your favorite?
By Samantha Leal | 12/18/2012 - 14:29
Holiday parties are here! From business functions to personal get-togethers, it’s time to pull out your best seasonal look and hit the scene. Day-to-night looks work great when you are running from work to a holiday party, but what happens when you stay at the holiday party just a little bit later than you should and the next morning are running late to the office? How can you make your day-to-night look from yesterday look great the next day?
By Samantha Leal | 09/09/2012 - 15:00
Nicole Richie has a knack for switching up her look and still looking fabulous. The secret? A great hairstylist. Wella Professionals celebrity stylist, Andy LeCompte has worked with a ton of fabulous stars: Penelope Cruz, Salma Hayek, Selena Gomez, Shakira and yep -- Nicole Richie. Sporting a high, top-knot bun, Nicole recently awarded Andy with the "Hair Stylist of the Year" award at the 9th Annual Style Awards (airing on The Style Network on September 14 at 8 EST).
By Latina Staff | 09/06/2012 - 14:00
For the first-ever Premios Tu Mundo awards show, host Gaby Espino rocked two awesome hairdos that made us want to grab our brush and bobby pins. Gaby started the show with an easy, messy braid for an effortless look and ended the night with a chic, high-top bun.
Ready to try the look at home? Stylist Marcos Carrasquillo, who created both the looks, gives the step-by-step instructions on recreating the 'dos!
By Amanda Flores | 08/01/2012 - 14:00
An oldie but goodie, Victoria Justice’s French Twist is the perfect beat-the-heat style. The timeless updo keeps hair out of the way plus, it complements any outfit for any occasion. Salon owner and hairstylist Nick Arrojo shares his easy steps for perfecting this chic summertime look.
1. Start by applying a dry shampoo to create gritty texture with lots of grip. (Try Arrojo Refinish Dry Shampoo, $22)
By Samantha Leal | 07/24/2012 - 16:00
Ready to steal Jennifer Lopez's chic and sexy hairstyle? This braided bun is a snap to recreate, thanks to the tips by Nick Penna of SalonCapri. Here's how to get the look in six easy steps:
Carefully brush out all the knots in wet hair. Nick recommends that this hairstyle is easiest to start on smooth, untangled hair. When you’re in the shower, apply a dime-size drop of your favorite conditioner so that when you go to comb your wet hair, it doesn’t get caught in knots and break easily.
By Samantha Leal | 07/22/2012 - 15:00
What better way to beat the summer heat than by getting a chic, stylish cut like Cameron Diaz's? We got the low-down on this look Nick Penna, owner and lead stylist of “Best of Boston” SalonCapri. Here's how to rock it:
Begin this look in the shower with a protein-spiked shampoo for extra strength and shine. Nick swears by Kerastase Nutritive Bain Satin Complete Nutrition Shampoo, which adds extra nutrients into your looks and leaves hair soft and shiny with a lightweight finish.
By Amanda Flores | 07/04/2012 - 17:00
The ponytail is the perfect hairstyle for summer—it’s elegant and it keeps you cool on humid days. Plus, you don’t have to worry about frizz, which is a definite plus for us curly gals. We love Eva Longoria’s pompadour pony, which can take you from family picnic to wedding to date night and everything in between. Celebrity stylist and salon owner, Claudio Lazo gives us his steps for getting her look. “It’s all about the prep work,” he says. “Getting your hair to the right texture and volume before you start is key to getting the style to hold.”
By Angelique Serrano | 04/19/2010 - 15:41
These Latina starlets look gorgeous 24/7. Whether their hair is styled up, down or somewhere in between, they always seem to get it right. So we picked some of our favorite shots of these celebs and want to know which hairstyle you like better: The ladies in their all-out glamorous evening updos, or wearing their locks loose for a casual day out? Take our poll here!
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 08/25/2008 - 00:10
Ana Ortiz, Selena Gomez and Roselyn Sanchez all showed up at the ALMA Awards with a romantic side-bun that softened their faces and showed off their swan-like necks. Latina.com asked Amy Winer, a Latina hairstylist from Epic Salon in Ventura, California (818-986-2034), for a step-by-step instructional on recreating this camera-ready up-do. “I’ve done this look a lot for special events and award shows,” says Winer, who recently styled the hair for a Baby Phat fashion show. “It’s really a simple up-do that anyone can easily do on herself.”