Latina Makeup, Latina MakeUp Tips, Advice and news for Hispanic Women
By Angelique Serrano | 08/12/2009 - 16:35
The fashion phenom of Project Runway’s fourth season, winner Christian Siriano, has continued to parlay his win on the hit reality design show into a blossoming career. Quality clothing collections aside, he has teamed up with lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret to create Christian Siriano for VS Makeup, a capsule collection of truly luxe and covetable cosmetics.
By Anabell Romero | 08/06/2009 - 10:37
Dominican-born beauty Dania Ramirez has just signed on as the newest CoverGirl spokesmodel and will be prominently featured in print and television ads starting in January 2010. Acknowledging the adversity she has had to overcome and how special this new gig is for her, the Heroes hottie told People.com, “I’m bringing my story, a story of struggle and hard work. Not speaking the language [when I got to America] and trying to figure out my definition of beauty, you learn to recognize the beauty in all of us.
By Angelique Serrano | 07/29/2009 - 11:25
Good Lord, it’s true: An entirely new makeup company has been created based on the Twilight saga.
Twilight Beauty, the newly created brand, has spawned two separate and distinct (well, distinct to any Twilight fan) lines of cosmetics. The first line, Luna Twilight, will be the lighter, soft collection. It will contain a First Light Body and Face Glow, and Gleam Metallic Mascara that will no doubt have your lashes twinkling like vampire Edward’s exposed skin in the sunlight.
By Angelique Serrano | 07/17/2009 - 14:34
Mexican actress Kate del Castillo has been named spokeswoman for L’Oréal Paris. The striking brunette will star in television and print ads for the company’s Excellence line starting this fall. She’s come a long way from her days on her breakout telenovela, Muchachitas, no?
Take a look at Kate in action as she shoots her commerical for L'Oréal!
By Angelique Serrano | 07/13/2009 - 13:21
More swoon-worthy news for Twilighters around the globe: DuWop Cosmetics has released a bloody cool version of their infamous lip venom, Twilight Venom: Lip Venom V, in honor of the cult favorite Twilight series. The release is just in time to fan the flames for the upcoming sequel to the vampire-human love story, New Moon, which hits theaters this November. A rumored Twilight makeup line from the brand is also said to be in the works for fall.
By Sandra Mariscal | 07/09/2009 - 10:20
I don’t know how many men normally like kissing gals who wear gloss, but Urban Decay’s Pocket Rocket Lip Gloss ($18, sephora.com) actually helps lure in the opposite sex, thanks to the pheromone-infused ink used to create the writing on the container. Pheromones are chemicals that are undetectable to the nose, but can trigger a sexual mood when released.
By Angelique Serrano | 06/29/2009 - 12:00
One of our favorite supermodels, la dominicana Arlenis Sosa, is now the face of Lancôme’s wildly successful line of lip gloss Laque Fever ($26 each, department stores nationwide). The creamy formula is actually a long-lasting hybrid of lipstick and gloss, and the shades are at once vibrant and wearable. It’s a superstar product for a supernova in the making.
By Angelique Serrano | 06/12/2009 - 12:00
Ever notice how models have the most eye-popping, dramatic makeup in the pages of magazines, but when you try to recreate the look at home with your colors and brushes it’s next to impossible? Well, makeup artists have a secret. To create those super-dramatic looks where dense, vivid colors cover eyelids, cheeks and lips, they’ve probably used grease paints. Yep, grease paint. Oh, and they are notorious for mixing colors; if you see an amazing shade of, say, fuchsia-purple lipstick, they’ve probably mixed three primary shades to get there. But now you’re onto them.
By Angelique Serrano | 06/10/2009 - 09:30
You know the adorable model that created an organic cosmetics line, Josie Maran Cosmetics, so she could help all us chicas to be just as adorable—and eco-friendly? Well, she’s embarking on a New York City Sephora tour beginning Thursday of this week. You can meet her up close and ask her all your burning beauty questions as she demonstrates how to get a gorgeous summer glow—using her new argan-oil infused products, claro. Here are the locations and times. Enjoy, pretties!
By Angelique Serrano | 06/05/2009 - 12:45
Super fruits are super fabulous antioxidants, but sometimes it’s okay if a fruit is just tasty, and pleasant smelling. Mary Kay has tapped the super awesome-smelling pineapple fruit to star in its newest limited-edition summer collection featuring a sugar scrub, body lotion and pocket-sized eau de toilette wand. The Tropical Pineapple Gift Set ($30, marykay.com) is a sweet treat, with the fragrance leaving just the faintest trace of ambrosia on your skin.