Ask the Experts: Beauty Tips and Answers from the Pros
Hair Loss? Breakouts? A Haircut Gone Wrong? Get Insider Beauty Tips from the Pros
By Kate Sandoval | 08/13/2010 - 12:25

Top beauty professionals answer your most pressing questions and help you get glam (and healthy!) for fall.

I got a bad haircut and want it grow out as fast as possible. Is there any way I can speed up the grow-out process?
First off, take a multivitamin everyday and eat a well balanced, protein-rich diet—it’s a good time to fill up on beans and carne! Your body needs nutrients and protein to produce hair. Still, even with great nutrition, hair grows up to a half-inch each month, so while you’re waiting you’ll want to find a style that masks the bad cut.


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Last Chance! Tell Us Your Favorite Beauty Products!
By Kate Sandoval | 07/28/2010 - 14:45

We here at Latina magazine are hard at work swiping, blending, smoothing, brushing and testing all of this year's hopeful Latina Beauty Awards contenders (everything from a new flawless foundation to the best-hair volumizing cream ever). As we narrow down our favorites, we'd love to hear about yours.


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Steal This Look: Paulina Rubio
By Angelique Serrano | 04/21/2010 - 17:00

In her awesomely cheestastic video for the song “Ni Rosas Ni Juguetes,” Paulina Rubio spends time beautifying in front of her vanity mirror while plotting maliciously against her man. Her look is so of this decade, I think every chica should master it. The face is dominated by thin black eyeliner all around the eyes, mascara, bronze cheeks, light pink lip gloss and short pink nails. To get the look, first check out Paulina's video below and then try the following products:


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Brazil Offers Free Botox and Chemical Skin Peels to Its Poorest—Good or Bad Idea?
By Monica Herrera | 11/11/2008 - 13:49

Want free Botox? You'll have to move to a favela to get it. The Associated Press reports from Rio de Janeiro that Brazilians who make less than $250 (or appoximately 555 Brazil reais) are now being offered free Botox injections, laser hair or acne removal treatments and chemical skin peels, all thanks to the Brazilian Society of Esthetic Medicine. (On the plus side, nutritional counseling is offered gratis as well.)


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The Best Anti-Aging Products, and When To Start Using Them
By Monica Herrera | 11/10/2008 - 11:07

Crow’s feet, smile lines, sagging jowls, and creases between your brows deeper than the Grand Canyon. If you’re in your 20s, you might not be worried about these inevitable signs of aging. Yet, like mami always said, a little prevention now can go a long way later—especially while your collagen and elastin, the proteins that keep your skin looking young and firm, are still perky and vibrant.


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