How To: Apply False Eyelashes
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/22/2008 - 14:34

If you've got a special event coming up where you want to look your best, false eyelashes make a dramatic difference in enhancing your eyes and creating a sexy look that's part Bambi, part Kim Kardashian. But it's definitely a skill that takes practice. That's why we created this guide to applying your own falsies without the help of a professional, complete with product recommendations and mistakes to avoid.

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Red, Red Lips
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/13/2008 - 14:12

There's an art to wearing red lipstick. Once you master it, there's nothing more glamorous or dramatic than a perfectly done red lip.

First, make sure your lip area is prepped, by using concealer and/or foundation in the area around your lips to smooth out your skin tone. Then, carefully line your lips with a sharp liner in a neutral tone that matches your natural lip color. Now you're set to fill in the lips with the lipstick of your choice.

Here are some color recommendations:

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Nude Beauty 101: How to Make Your Face Look Flawless
By Latina Staff | 09/29/2008 - 17:01

Bright, jewel tones like purple, green and blue are fun to wear, especially for evening. But most of us depend on a more natural look to get us through our days at the office or at school. That's why we asked Rebecca De Herrera, make-up artist for film and TV (Cane with Jimmy Smits), how to create a flawless, natural, no-make-up look.

Click through this slideshow to see her suggested steps and product recommendations.

--Serena Kim 

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3 Ways to Take Your<br> Makeup Into Fall
By Monica Herrera | 08/04/2008 - 12:37

As the days get shorter and the leaves turn into vibrant shades of autumn, it's important to revamp your makeup bag to suit the changing season.

We've rounded up three simple changes you can make to guide your beauty regimen from summer into fall. 



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Summer Beauty Giveaway!
By Monica Herrera | 07/31/2008 - 16:29

In the August issue of Latina (on newsstands now!), we packed all of our favorite summer beauty essentials into one big feature and showed you lovely ladies how to look your bikini best.

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Kat Von D Exclusive!
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 07/25/2008 - 00:49

Kat Von D
might be a world famous tattoo artist, but her artistry goes far beyond the tingling needle. In fact, this 26-year-old TV star has launched her own cosmetics line through Sephora. A self-proclaimed makeup junkie since she was a little girl, she remembers filching her mother’s lipstick, studying makeup tips from artists on photo shoots, concocting her own special blends and experimenting on herself.

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Selena Gomez: Too Cool for School?
By Monica Herrera | 05/15/2008 - 14:48

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How-To: Get Eva’s Modern Look
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 05/08/2008 - 15:48

Eva Mendes
is a regular on the charity benefit circuit, and yet night after night she pulls off a consistently stunning look: polished, natural, and effortlessly elegant. Is she born with it? Yes. But does she also get a lot of help from the right blush, some concealer, and judiciously applied eyeshadow? Definitely.

We consulted with Becca’s National Makeup Artist, Joanne Hwang, to dissect the secret behind Eva’s fabulous face. Here's her step-by-step tutorial:


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How-To: Blush to Perfection
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 05/01/2008 - 02:31

A touch of blush on the apples of your cheeks can give you a healthful, well-rested appearance (even if you're reaching for the Red Bull). But all too often, it’s the first thing to rub off as soon as you get outside. You don’t want to pile it on and end up with scary clown cheeks.

Adhere to this how-to guide for perfect blushing from Joanne Hwang, National Makeup Artist for Becca Cosmetics:

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Trend Alert: Nude Beauty at the Oscars
By admin | 02/25/2008 - 22:48

We're so proud of Penélope Cruz, Jessica Alba and Cameron Diaz—not only did these Latina leading ladies avoid the pitfall of wearing a red gown and looking like everyone else at the Oscars, but they also rejected the bright pinks and reds seen on the faces of other stars and went for an au naturale glow. All three stars proved that even on a night as spectacular as the Academy Awards, nude makeup can be sublimely sexy.

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