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10 Days of Happiness
By Angelique Serrano | 12/07/2009 - 15:20

Oh the joy! From today until this Friday, visit clinique.com and search their holiday program called 10 Days of Happiness; click on the corresponding calendar day and see what free Clinique treats you can receive with an online purchase. The free goodies include best-selling Clinique blushes, creams, lip gloss—really good stuff, not just fillers like pencil sharpeners and miniature blush brushes. Well…what are you waiting for? Go! Look! Shop!


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The Big Beauty Purge
By Angelique Serrano | 12/03/2009 - 13:00

In preparation of my big cohabitational apartment move next week, I have been hearing this unrelenting chant in my head: “Purge! Purge! Purge! Purge!” Throw it all away has been my motto, but never is it so hard to do then when I am in front of my makeup baskets. I can toss shoes easier than I can toss five-year-old lipgloss. Every shade of pink is prettier and way different than the last, every “nude” lipstick is a drastically different interpretation of beige. How to draw the line? Well, I’ll tell you: If your makeup displays any of the following characteristics, you must chuck it:


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Silver Lightening
By Angelique Serrano | 12/01/2009 - 14:40

If you apply a touch of highlighter or iridescent eye shadow along your inner eye corners, it makes your eyes look wide and awake. It’s a good trick, but I don’t do it much. Then I came across L’Oreal Paris HIP High Intensity Pigments Color Chrome Eyeliner in Silver Lightening ($10, drugstore.com), a creamy feels-so-good formula liner.


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Engraved with Love
By Angelique Serrano | 11/30/2009 - 15:29

It’s the mother of all holiday conundrums: What to get your mother and mother-in-law for the holidays. Well, we’ve stumbled upon a gift so perfect it’s almost too good to be true. It’s personal, it’s elegant, it’s timeless yet so trendy you’ll even want one for yourself.


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Peruvian Gang Killed People for Their Fat, Sold for Use in Cosmetics
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/20/2009 - 11:39

Peruvian police say a group in the remote jungle has been killing people in order to drain the fat from their corpses. They would then sell the fat on the black market for use in cosmetics, The Huffington Post reports.


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Beauty Poll: Whose Makeup Would You Wear?
By Angelique Serrano | 11/16/2009 - 13:18

We’re so excited designer Michael Kors has teamed up with Estee Lauder to create The Estee Lauder Michael Kors Very Hollywood Color Collection, a small gathering of golden pink lip shades, nail lacquers and dark and shimmering shadows meant to make eyes smolder. The very glamorous Very Hollywood range will hit shelves in January 2010, but in the meantime we were wondering...


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Kat Von D's Hot Collabos
By Latina Staff | 11/13/2009 - 11:37

Mexican tattoo artist and reality TV star Kat Von D loves the Spanish language so much that all of the words tattooed on her body (except for names) are printed en español. And she’s extended that love to her successful cosmetics collaboration with Sephora, naming several of her products—like her mocha-colored Painted Love Lipstick in Mi Vida Loca ($18)—in Spanish.


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Inside Her Makeup Bag: Kate del Castillo
By Sandra Mariscal | 11/12/2009 - 14:00

You may recognize her from countless telenovelas. Now Mexican actress Kate del Castillo is coproducing and starring in her own online Web novela called Vidas Cruzadas on Univision.com. Castillo, 37, believes these Mexican soap operas are one of the country’s greatest contributions to American culture. She’s also joined the L’Oréal Paris girls club as its newest spokesperson. Growing up in Mexico City, “I was like a tomboy, riding bikes and going to parks,” Castillo says. She’s glammed up her game since; here, her star beauty picks.


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A Rant and a Rave
By Angelique Serrano | 11/05/2009 - 17:00

So here’s my peeve about makeup kits: I think most are filled with makeup shades that are not realistically flattering for everyday use. Most of them feature poppy eye colors—like mint green and fuchsia—that you probably wouldn’t sport to the office. And rarely are makeup kits full of makeup for every part of your face.


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Try Heidi Klum’s New Exotic Jewels
By Angelique Serrano | 11/04/2009 - 17:00

Victoria’s Secret Beauty cosmetics collection inspired by the supermodel’s trip to India, Exotic Jewels is a sparkling celebration of color, glitz and glamour. The Heidi Klum Eye Shadow Palette ($24, victoriassecret.com) is a gorgeous display of five colors—soft fuchsia, lilac, shimmering pink, vanilla and jet black—that magically work to compliment most skin tones and every eye shape. There is a fantastically helpful how-to video on victoriassecret.com, starring Ms.


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