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, www.johnfrieda.com)

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, ulta.com


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Does This Work? Dry Shampoos
Does This Work? Dry Shampoos
By Yuliana Gomez | 06/02/2011 - 12:00

Our fine-haired managing editor, Yuliana Gomez, was on a mission to find the absolute best dry shampoo, and with a fresh crop of new ones just now in stores she had a lot to try. Here’s her road test experience:  

The Products: Dry shampoos
 
The Claims: These sprays promise to let me skip a wash (or two) and in some cases to add volume.


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Does This Work? The TopStyler
Does This Work? The TopStyler
By Kate Sandoval | 06/01/2011 - 16:00

Welcome to the first day of our month-long Latina Editor Beauty Road Test! Each editor has chosen a few beauty products and tools to put to the test, and will be writing about her results here. We’re trying everything from eye creams to self-tanners to at-home keratin straightening treatments, so check back often! And if there’s a product you’ve been curious about, let us know—we’ll be happy to give it a go for you. To kick-off the series, I decided to see if the TopStyler could really give me the retro waves all my favorite celebrities have been rocking on the red carpet.


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POLL: Jennifer Lopez's Faux-hawk
Beauty Poll: Do You Love Jennifer Lopez's Sky High Updo?
By Johanna Ferreira | 05/19/2011 - 11:07

Since she began judging on American Idol, we’ve seen Jennifer Lopez experiment with almost every different hairstyle under the sun. The star has sported everything from teased and brushed out curls to super sleek buns.

But we’re not sure how we felt about the Bronx diva’s gravity-defying updo on last night’s episode of Idol.  Was the funky style a little too edgy for the 41-year-old mom?

Tell us what you think:


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Demi Lovato Tweets Her Bikini Bod
Demi Lovato Tweets Her Bikini Bod with Newfound Confidence
By Johanna Ferreira | 05/17/2011 - 15:25

Demi Lovato has only been out of rehab for emotional and physical issues for a couple of months, but since then the young star has revealed that she was diagnosed and treated for bipolar disorder, eating disorders and self-mutilation and has become an http://www.latina.com/entertainment/buzz/demi-lovatos-advice-young-girls...


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Beauty Transformation: Daisy Fuentes
Beauty Transformation: Daisy Fuentes
By Kate Sandoval | 05/17/2011 - 12:15

At 44-years-old, Daisy Fuentes looks better than ever—her skin is vibrant, her hair is long and thick, even her body seems leaner and more toned. The Cuban-American has always been beautiful (just click through this slideshow for proof!), but it seems as though she’s truly found her best look in her forties, and Daisy agrees with us. In her recent book, Unforgettable You, she writes, “After many years in the beauty business, I am proud to say that I have my style and image pretty well honed. It wasn’t always this way.


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Penelope Cruz Gets Bangs—or Does She?
By Kate Sandoval | 05/16/2011 - 14:30

Penelope Cruz seems to be working some beauty magic this week. Her now-you-see-them, now-you-don’t bangs have been reappearing and disappearing all week. In a recent chat with the Lancome ambassador, Penelope let slip that she was thinking about getting bangs again soon.


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Latina Loves Celeb edition: Sara Paxton
Latina Loves Celeb Edition! Sara Paxton’s Beauty Obsession
By Kate Sandoval | 05/12/2011 - 17:00

In our recent interview with Sara Paxton, we asked her about her favorite beauty product. And the sincere actress excitedly went on...and on...and on about a vibrating face brush called the Clarisonic Mia ($149, clarisonic.com). “I got it last year and I’m obsessed with it. I use it every day and ever since I got it, I haven’t gotten a zit, so it’s kind of amazing!,” Sara says.


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