Jennifer Lopez Braid Bun Updo
Updo to Try: J.Lo's Braided Bun
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. 


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How to Get Cameron Diaz's Elongated Pixie Cut
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. 


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Eva Longoria at the Monte Carlo TV Festival in June 2012
6 Steps to Recreate Eva Longoria's Pompadour Pony
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.”


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Better Up or Down?
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!


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How To: Sweep Your Hair Into a Romantic Side-Bun
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.”


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How To: Braid Your Hair Like A Goddess
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.


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Trend Alert: Chic Chignons
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:


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hair back into a middle-to-high ponytail with gel. Don’t leave out any stay hairs unless you are doing the romantic look.


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