In This Corner: Battle of Her Madgesty's Boy Toys
By smundhra | 10/22/2008 - 16:33

Back in the day, when Madonna sang about La Isla Bonita, we figured it to be Cuba. But could Alex Rodriguez's native Dominican Republic be where her Madgesty longs to be? Either way, one thing we know for sure, Madonna's true love is not just for the island breeze, but for the men it breeds.

Enter the ring, Carlos Leon, a Cuban American personal trainer and father to Madge's first born child, Lourdes Leon, and Alex Rodriguez, the Dominican by-way-of Washington Heights baseball player who's jockeying to become father to her next one.

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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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Jessica Alba Goes Eco-Friendly with Her Home
By smundhra | 10/22/2008 - 12:21

Rugs made from old tennis balls. Wastepaper baskets crafted out of recycled potato chip wrappers. Sounds like the decor of a crafty homeless person's cardboard box. But in fact, these are the elements Jessica Alba has used to turn her Los Angeles manse into an eco-friendly paradise. And the results are chicer than we expected.

Read more Exclusive! Eva Mendes to Salma Hayek: "You Took My Baby Name!"
By smundhra | 10/22/2008 - 11:14

It could have been a moment straight out of her latest movie The Women. Eva Mendes, the young, hot, unmarried and decidedly unpregnant star has accused her pal and colleague Salma Hayek of the second-highest form of larceny in girl world (just behind stealing another woman's man):

"[She] took my baby name. Valentina Paloma," Eva told us with dead seriousness. "I was like, 'Salma, you took my baby name.' And she's all, 'What are your other ones so that I don't take them.'"

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Believe It or Not: Latin Superstitions
By Mariela Rosario | 10/20/2008 - 16:45

As if worrying about black cats and broken mirrors weren’t enough, you also had mami threaten you with facial distortion if you opened the fridge with a hot head. And if you dared to strike her, forget it! Your hand would hang out of your coffin forever (probably after she was through with you). Caught between belief and skepticism, all you knew for sure was that you were not going to test them out. In the spirit of Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, here are fifteen other superstitions that still haunt us to this day:

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Catalina_article300.JPG Exclusive: 'Che' Star Catalina Sandino Moreno is Pregnant!
By Latina Staff | 10/14/2008 - 17:39

The gene pool is about to get a little bit stronger. exclusively reports that Catalina Sandino Moreno, the dusky Colombian beauty from such films as Maria Full of Grace, Love in the Time of Cholera and Che, is pregnant with her first child!

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Jessica Alba Not Ready to be Separated from Baby Honor
By Latina Staff | 10/14/2008 - 17:38

She has her pre-baby body back and is ready to get back in front of the camera, but new mom Jessica Alba isn't ready to hand off her daughter Honor Marie Warren to her nannies just yet. The actress insists that she will bring Honor to work with her, on the set of her new film, An Invisible Sign of My Own.

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Dress Like Zoe
By Latina Staff | 10/14/2008 - 15:27
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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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Q&A with Jay Hernandez
By smundhra | 10/09/2008 - 13:13

Hot Latin men are never in short supply, but ones who will play dress up for our favorite fantasies are harder to come by. Jay Hernandez, who stole our hearts in his big screen debut opposite Kirsten Dunst in Crazy/Beautiful, looks great in Navy whites, a firefighters uniform, or just a plain old t-shirt and jeans. The actor talks to us about the Halloween costume that never fails to bring him luck with the ladies, why he avoids the paparazzi like the they're the plague, and his latest horror film, Quarantine.

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