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? 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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Does This Work? John Frieda 3-Day Straight
Does This Work? 3 Day Hair Straightener
By Latina Staff | 06/08/2011 - 18:27

Our curly-haired intern, Adriana Rivera, has been on a search for a frizz fighter that could stand up to this summer’s humidity. Here’s the best one she’s found:

The Product: John Frieda Frizz-Ease 3 Day Straight Styling Spray, ($9.99,

The Claims: Weightless spray with heat protection. Blocks out frizz as you straighten. Keeps hair glossy, smooth, and swinging with body for up to 3 days.

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Does This Work? No Foundation Foundation
Does This Work? Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation
By Angie Romero | 06/07/2011 - 18:40

For today’s 30 Days of Beauty Road Testing, our deputy editor Angie Romero tried a product recommended by none other than Eva Mendes. “I’m a huge Dr. Perricone fan,” Eva told us exclusively at a recent press event. “I carry his No Foundation Foundation with me everywhere. It has SPF, moisturizer, and a little tint all in one.”

So she gave it a try, because, c’mon—who doesn’t want to attempt to look like Eva! Check out her review below.

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Does This Work? Organix Brazilian Keratin Treatment
Does This Work? Organix Brazilian Keratin Treatment
By Virginia Gudiel | 06/03/2011 - 13:36

As part of our 30 days of beauty road testing, our lovely intern, Virginia, tried out a new at-home keratin treatment she found at the drugstore. Read all about it here:

The Product: Organix Ever Straight Brazilian Keratin Therapy 30-Day Smoothing Treatment, $15,

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