Latina Makeup, Latina MakeUp Tips, Advice and news for Hispanic Women
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.
By Sandra Mariscal | 06/04/2009 - 14:00
Vibrating mascaras were all the rage a few months ago, and now its cousin enters the market—the vibrating eyelash primer. Lancôme is the first to launch this innovative new beauty tool, called the Ôscillation Powerbooster ($39). The idea behind primers is that they coat lashes with a base that conditions and thickens, so they look fuller when you apply mascara.
By Angelique Serrano | 05/29/2009 - 10:00
Its emergence into the mainstream shouldn’t be surprising, as this particular tendency has proven resilient, surviving the '80s club circuit and popping up again during the grungy '90s. For decades reports have surfaced of its thriving underground and in select European cities, but today the appearance of “Guyliner”—that’s black kohl eyeliner worn by men—has officially been declared an outbreak, touching thousands of men and threatening millions of women around the globe.
By Sandra Mariscal | 05/28/2009 - 16:00
I just tried Laura Geller Baked Bites in Bronze Berry ($25). It might sound like a dessert, but it’s actually for your lips. Not just your ordinary lipcolor, this one is baked. How and why? Well, it starts off as a multi-hued liquid formula that is poured on terracotta and baked for 24 hours in Italy. This process allows the pigments to look richer and the formula to be smooth, long lasting and go on evenly.
By Angelique Serrano | 05/20/2009 - 10:45
So with the economy being…well, what it is, it’s no surprise to hear that department stores are bearing much of the brunt. And with this decrease in people traffic inevitably comes a decrease in beauty counter sales. This got us wondering: Have you been feeling the pinch in this way? Have you been skipping that department store counter experience in exchange for drugstore aisles or—gasp!—a natural, makeup-free face? Do you miss it? Tell us here: