Latina Hair, Latina Hairstyles, Latino Hair Tips, Advice and News
By Sandra Mariscal | 01/05/2010 - 15:29
I’m a little ashamed to admit that, until recently, I had never tried a Mirta de Perales product. I know, I know. I can't explain how this happened while growing up in a Latin household. I remember seeing Mirta de Perales commercials with the long-haired models flaunting their shiny locks on Univision, and was even surrounded by family members who lived by the famous Herbal Shampoo and Oil “N” treatment. But for some reason, I never ended up buying them.
By Angelique Serrano | 01/04/2010 - 14:28
In the winter time, hair can become dry; add the friction created when strands are rubbed against hats and scarves and you'll often have a nasty case of static cling. Here's an in-a-pinch way to calm the fly-aways: Rub a bit of hand lotion between your hands, and pass your fingers through your hair. This will tame locks, and add a touch of moisture without damaging your style.
By Angelique Serrano | 12/29/2009 - 15:53
I just saw the movie musical Nine last night. Never have I more wanted to tease my hair, put on a bustier and dance in front of a mirror then after those credits rolled! What performances from such talented chicas—specifically from Oscar winner Penelope Cruz. But being the beauty junkie that I am, I more than noticed how important a role hair played in the film.
By Angelique Serrano | 12/24/2009 - 08:00
My fine hair can get pretty greasy at times, especially at the roots. So you know what I do when I find my locks in an oily way? I take the facial blotting papers I keep in my purse and dab them onto my scalp. They absorb some of the oil from my hair and make me feel Macgyver-like smart in the process. I love the Clean & Clear Oil Absorbing Sheets ($5, drugstore.com); they’re tough enough to handle the job!
By Angelique Serrano | 12/21/2009 - 14:09
The ever stylish Eva Mendes made her way to the New York City premiere of the fun flick Sherlock Holmes with her hair in an adorably retro bouffant topped with a sweet little bow. Sebastian celebrity stylist Thomas Dunkin did the ‘do, which required him to prep damp hair with Sebastian Professional Potion 9 Lite ($9, drugstore.com) before blow-drying and setting with rollers.
By Angelique Serrano | 12/16/2009 - 13:30
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz looked every inch the movie star in a scarlet draped gown and Chopard jewels at the New York premiere of her movie-musical Nine. As for her hair, she broke from her typical loose cascading waves and showcased a wonderfully modern take on the school-girl-in-barrettes look. If you want to copy the style—which is ridiculously easy to do!—try the following:
By Miranda Noland | 12/15/2009 - 10:54
Here at Latina.com we've noticed a trend among our favorite latinas. They all seem to be chopping off their long locks and going for short and sexy 'dos. After seeing Salma Hayek and Christina Aguilera's new looks, we weren't too surprised when Miss Universe Stefania Fernandez arrived at the New York premiere of Did You Hear About the Morgans?with her own version of a sleek bob. The Venezuelan beauty queen has ditched the pageant hair and opted for this more modern style.
By Miranda Noland | 12/14/2009 - 16:00
Nicole Richie introduced the House of Harlow 1960 Holiday Collection and a new darker 'do at Bloomingdale's South Coast Plaza over the weekend. The mother-of-two told Usmagazine.com that she was ready for a new look. "I did it about a week-and-a-half ago," Richie said. "I change my hair color all the time, and I hadn't done it in a few years. With the babies, I just really hadn't had time.