WATCH: Get a Perfect New Year's Eve Look!
WATCH: Get a Perfect New Year's Eve Look!
By Kate Sandoval | 12/28/2011 - 11:46

If there's one night of the year to go all out, it's New Year's! Makeup artist Andrew Sotomayor shows you how to get glam and gorgeous for your party with these simple steps.


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WATCH: How to Get Holiday Party Ready!
By Kate Sandoval | 12/19/2011 - 13:00

Here’s a helpful holiday gift: how-to videos on everything from creating a sexy easy updo to rocking sparkly red lips. Watch these and you’ll be out of your house in a flash, headed for your festive shindigs looking hotter than ever!


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WATCH: How to Take Your Makeup From Day to Night
WATCH: How to Take Your Makeup From Day to Night
By Kate Sandoval | 12/19/2011 - 11:35

Tis the non-stop party season when you put in a full day of work and errands, then hop from a company cocktail party to a gift exchange to a friend’s house party. And, chances are, you don’t have the time to completely re-do your makeup in between all those events! Luckily, makeup artist Andrew Sotomayor has a few simple steps to take your daytime makeup into a nighttime look in minutes. His suggestion: Go for Jessica Alba’s classic night-out look. Pump up your smoky eye, add bronzer, deepen your lip color, and you’re good to go!


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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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The 2011 Latina Beauty Awards
The 2011 Latina Beauty Awards
By Kate Sandoval | 11/21/2011 - 11:00

After weeks of scrubbing, swiping and blending our way through this year’s crop of skin care, hair care and cosmetic launches, we’ve chosen 25 can’t-live-without favorites. From a serum that gives you an instant glow to a conditioner that restores hair in just one use, here are the winners!


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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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Best Makeup for Tan Skin
You Ask, We Tell: The Best Makeup for Tan Skin
By Kate Sandoval | 10/18/2011 - 13:00

Among the outstanding questions our Facebook fans asked during the beauty Facebook chat on Friday was a query about what makeup colors complement tan skin.  We quickly answered with a few suggestions, but now that we’ve seen these recent photos of La La Anthony and Christina Milian we have to revisit!

Both of these gorgeous Latinas look bright-eyed and radiant, and here’s why:


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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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