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Play It Straight:<br>Five Recommended Flat Irons
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/14/2008 - 15:49

What should you look for when buying a flat iron? We surveyed a bunch of chicas who regularly straighten their hair and compiled this list of recommended tools. Each one fulfills the major criteria: They straighten your hair without burning it, they won't break or fall apart, and their price is a true reflection of how much they deliver on their promises. Test one out for yourselves, and let us know how it treats your locks!


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Hair Play: The Chicest Ways to Accessorize Your Locks
By Monica Herrera | 10/02/2008 - 21:56

If you have long or medium-length hair, you know how much you depend on elastics and bobby pins for keeping your hair under control--especially on days when you just can't be bothered to style your hair. But why not amp up the fun level with a romantic silk flower, or an edgy forehead band, or even a hairclip festooned with feathers?

There's a whole world of exciting hair accessories just waiting to be explored. Click here and dive into it!

--Serena Kim


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Exclusive! How To Get Jennifer Lopez's Glam Waves
By Monica Herrera | 09/24/2008 - 16:42

For Marc Anthony's surprise birthday party in NYC, Jennifer Lopez pulled out all the stops: hiring Dita Von Teese for a burlesque performance, converting the Bowery Hotel into a Cuban-themed nightclub and making sure that celebs like Brooke Shields and Leah Remini were in attendance. As for her appearance, she spared no detail: the perfect white empire waist dress which showed off her fresh-from-a-triathlon physique and the natural yet glamorous waves that framed her face.


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Curly vs. Straight
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 09/17/2008 - 15:04

To look extra fly for her cousin's wedding, Mariel Concepcion decided to put a little oomph in her hairdo. The gorgeous, 28-year-old associate editor of Dominican descent normally wears it naturally curly with tight ringlets, but she decided to kick it up a notch and put a hot curling iron to it to further define the look. "I thought, 'I look fabulous,'" she says, "but as soon as I walked in, the first thing one of my cousins told me was that he had a bottle of gel in his car to lend me if i needed it!"


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Bangin' Bangs
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 08/12/2008 - 13:32

Bangs are simply ubiquitous, and why not? They are flattering, versatile and easy to style. According to Suzi Jacobi, a super exclusive private hairdresser to the stars (for her clients' discretion, she won't give out names), "You don't have to be limited to any one style just because of your face shape. Bangs of all styles look good on anyone who can pull it off. If you can own it, you can wear them." She also says that bangs are great for long faces or to make long hair look styled. But there are a few points to keep in mind if you're about to commit to bangs.


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Secrets of Sexy Curls
By Latina Staff | 01/22/2008 - 10:50

A few easy tips—and perfect products—to keep your rizos soft and loose, whatever their texture.

1. Straight:
Apply a volumizing gel to wet hair to give hair the body it needs to hold a curl. Flip hair upside down and blow-dry, aiming at roots for added volume. Section hair into 1-inch to 2-inch pieces and curl with a hot 1 1/2 inch?barrel curling iron.
Try L.A. Looks Bomb Shell Super Sexy Volume Gel ($3).

 


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Five Days of Great Hair
By Latina Staff | 01/22/2008 - 10:07

Ready to have great-looking hair every day? Our weekly hair style guide offers the looks and the styles for every length and texture. So whether you're going to la oficina, an elegant evening affair, or taking care of los ninos at home, we've got the looks for you.

Click here To view the styles to try now.
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Five Days of Great Hair: Parting Ways
By Latina Staff | 01/22/2008 - 10:06

You don't need a drastic hair makeover to look brand-spanking new. Take a cue from nuestra celebrities who learned that hair parted a little off the center is just the slight difference needed to give a totally different look. See what a difference a part can make.

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Do Blondes Have More Fun?
By Latina Staff | 01/22/2008 - 10:04

There's more than one way to wear a halo of gold. From platinum to strawberry, the choice, today, is very much yours. Not sure which shade is right for you? Then take a cue from nuestra celebs who have embraced a little blonde ambition. And with one stroke of color, or several highlights, have proven that Latinas look even more lovely when we go light and bright.


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