Meltproof Your Makeup
Meltproof Your Makeup
By Latina Staff | 07/13/2011 - 09:30

Prevent smears and smudges with these pro secrets.

1. Start with primer (like Laura Mercier Foundation Primer, $30). “It stops sweat and heat from ruining your foundation,” says makeup artist Carola González.

2. Stick to a lightweight  foundation or tinted moisturizer, like CoverGirl NatureLuxe ($12), or Clinique Moisture Surge ($25).


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6 Iconic Beauty Products You Grew up With!
6 Iconic Beauty Products You Grew Up With!
By Johanna Ferreira | 07/08/2011 - 15:30

Many of us grew up admiring everything about mami’s beauty routine. It’s probably because not only was she taking care of herself, but most of the time mami dolled us up too, bathing us in delicious scents or carefully tending to our hair. 

Here is a collection of our favorite iconic beauty products most every Latina will remember!


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Get the Look: America’s Ruby Red Wedding Day Lip
By Kate Sandoval | 06/29/2011 - 13:35

In our recent fashion poll, the majority of you said you love newlywed America Ferrera’s dramatic ruffle-tiered gown, which makes us think you probably also love her bold deep scarlet lipstick!

To get the look:
First, exfoliate your lips with your toothbrush or a damp washcloth to make sure they’re smooth (since a creamy lipstick tends to magnify and clump around any dry, flaky areas).


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WATCH: How to Get Sofia Vergara’s Perfect Blowout
WATCH: How to Get Sofia Vergara’s Perfect Blowout
By Kate Sandoval | 06/29/2011 - 11:10

Want to know how Sofia Vergara gets her gorgeously long hair to look smooth, bouncy, voluminous and sexy all at the same time? The secret is a perfect blowout—and it’s done with just a round brush and a blow dryer. In this quick video, Luden Ovidio Henriquez, a hair stylist at the Rita Hazan Salon in New York City, reveals exactly how to twirl your brush to create that signature Sofia style. Watch here!


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Does This Work? Deep Conditioners
By Kate Sandoval | 06/24/2011 - 16:19

Creative director Paul Bruno has these amazing chin-length waves. To keep them soft and frizz-free he knows that he has to deep condition regularly. Here are the best deep conditioners he tried:

What They Are: deep conditioning treatments


The Claim
: After one use, these deep conditioners will hydrate, repair, soften, and smooth your strands.

My Results


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Does This work? Eye Makeup Removers
Does This work? Eye Makeup Removers
By Latina Staff | 06/23/2011 - 14:00

Managing editor Yuliana Gomez has been testing some heavy-duty eye makeup removers over the last couple of weeks. Here’s her experience:

Does This Work? Hair Volumizer

The Products: Eye makeup remover liquids and towelettes
 
The Claims: They all promise to remove all traces of even heavy mascaras and eyeliners with just a few dabs.


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Does This Work?
Does This Work? Leg Bronzers
By Kate Sandoval | 06/20/2011 - 16:15

A few weeks ago, when the temp suddenly shot to 90+ degrees, our Celebrity Bookings Director Jazmin Perez realized she officially had to take her “Twilight pale” legs out of hiding. Which is why she jumped at the chance to test these leg bronzers:

What They Are: Self-tanners, shimmery lotions, and leg makeup


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Does This Work? Deodorant
Does This Work? Mitchum Advanced Control Deodorant
By Kate Sandoval | 06/17/2011 - 10:00

Angie Romero, our deputy editor, is an encyclopedia of deodorants—and therefore a very discerning tester.  When we passed her the solid deo that recently came to our office, she immediately asked what the level of Aluminum Zirconium Tetrachlorohydrex Gly was—yup, that’s how well she knows her deodorants! Here’s what she thought of this one:

What it is: Mitchum Advanced Control invisible solid deodorant for women


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Does This Work? Eye Cream for Sensitive Skin
Does This Work? Eye Cream for Sensitive Skin
By Latina Staff | 06/14/2011 - 15:00

Latina's Fashion Market Editor Verky Arcos recently mentioned that she’s never found an eye cream that her sensitive skin can tolerate—which was music to our beauty road testing ears! We piled up all the eye treatments we could find on her desk, crossed our (manicured) fingers that she didn’t breakout in a rash, and waited for the results!


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