10 Latinas On What They LOVE About the Holidays
10 Latinas On What They Love About the Holidays
By Amaris Castillo | 12/15/2011 - 18:00

We know – there’s plenty to love about the holidays! 

Whether your favorite part is getting to spend ample quality time with loved ones – or savoring more of your mami’s homemade Latin dishes, the top reasons always vary. Which is we brought our question to Latina’s Facebook readers – What do you love the most about the holidays?

While we received over 40 responses, we had to narrow the number to 10 here. Check them out below – and happy holidays!


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WATCH: Christina Aguilera Wishes Fans a Happy Holiday & Promotes Perfume
WATCH: Christina Aguilera Wishes Fans a Happy Holiday & Promotes Perfume
By Amaris Castillo | 12/12/2011 - 14:40

Christina Aguilera wants you to “shine at all the holiday parties” this season.

The half-Ecuadorian singer recently uploaded a video onto her YouTube channel, during which she wishes her fans a happy holiday – and promotes her new fragrance, titled Secret Potion. “If you’re looking for a new way to feel gorgeous and glamorous this holiday season, try my new fragrance, Secret Potion,” she said.


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WATCH: How to Get Salma Hayek’s Sexy Waves
WATCH: How to Get Salma Hayek’s Sexy Waves
By Kate Sandoval | 12/02/2011 - 16:00

When many of you saw the gorgeous Salma Hayek on Latina’s November cover, you asked—make that demanded—for the secrets to recreating her incredible hair. Well, demand and you shall receive! NYC hair stylist, Vanessa Fernandez, demonstrates the 5 steps for turning your natural texture into these soft, full waves.


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Black Eyed Peas and Big Time Rush
Black Eyed Peas & Big Time Rush to Perform at White House Tree Lighting Ceremony
By Adriana Rivera | 12/01/2011 - 16:00

Big Time Rush and the Black Eyed Peas are slated to perform at the National Christmas Tree Lighting tonight, Dec. 1, according to PerezHilton.com.

Half-Dominican, half-Venezuelan member of Big Time Rush, Carlos Pena, and part-Mexican Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie will celebrate the national tree lighting with President Obama and his family.


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8 Ways to Decorate Your Home for the Holidays
8 Ways to Get Your Home Holiday-Ready
By Amaris Castillo | 11/29/2011 - 13:00

The holidays are here, and honestly we’re a little stumped! There are a dizzying amount of ways to go about decorating for the season, so before we begin to deck our halls, we talked to Blanche Garcia of HGTV’s Design Star. The 33-year-old part Puerto Rican interior designer was gracious enough to share some of her very best tips for holiday decorating. The best part?


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How To Avoid A Holiday Hangover
How To Avoid A Holiday Hangover
By Dorkys Ramos | 11/24/2011 - 12:00

’Tis the season to drink our faces off, but the trade-off for being smaller (and cuter) than men is that we dehydrate faster and are therefore more susceptible to hangovers. No worries. We’ve got tips that will keep you out of the fetal position, plus what to do if it’s too late.

Prevent


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WATCH: How to Trim Your Own Bangs
WATCH: How to Trim Your Own Bangs
By Kate Sandoval | 11/16/2011 - 14:45

When you have long, lash-grazing bangs like Nicole Richie, keeping them at the exact right length can be a major chore (those twice monthly trips to the salon for bang trims get old fast). NYC hair stylist Vanessa Fernandez saves you the trip to the salon with these easy steps for trimming your own bangs.


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WATCH: How to Get Super Sexy Red Lips
WATCH: How to Get Super Sexy Red Lips
By Kate Sandoval | 11/04/2011 - 10:00

Here’s a way to up the sex-factor of your typical go-to red lip: Copy Selena Gomez’s bold crimson mouth—then, for a major head-turning effect—add a layer of red glitter on top. It’s surprisingly easy to do when you follow makeup artist Jackie Gomez’s simple steps. Check it out!


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WATCH: How to Get a Glittery Eye
WATCH: How to Get a Glittery Eye
By Kate Sandoval | 10/21/2011 - 13:13

Looking for a fun, fresh, dressed-up smoky eye that isn't the typical sooty blend? Celeb makeup artist Jackie Gomez shows us how to create a glittery bronze eye that's perfect for a big night out (think: bachelorette party!) or even a sexy Halloween costume (70s rocker, anyone?). Follow her steps and sparkle all night.


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5 Things We Wish People Knew About Cinco de Mayo
5 Things We Wish People Knew About Cinco de Mayo
By Mariela Rosario | 05/05/2011 - 08:45

We love and embrace the fact that Cinco de Mayo is an opportunity to celebrate Mexican culture, but at the same time, it's sort of depressing how many people just go the "Drinko de Mayo" route!


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