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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 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, 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, starring Ms.

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L'Oreal Has Star Power
By Angelique Serrano | 10/28/2009 - 16:00

This month saw a milestone for the L’Oréal Paris beauty brand as the company received a Friend of the Walk of Fame award from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. The honor is a direct result of the company’s financial and public support of the restoration of the iconic and beloved Walk of Fame in California. The sidewalk of stars is celebrating its 50th anniversary next year, while L’Oreal Paris continues to festively commemorate its centennial.

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Customizable Foundation Takes a Hit
By Angelique Serrano | 10/09/2009 - 12:14

When the Estee Lauder Companies announced a few weeks ago it would cease production of its Prescriptives cosmetics line by January 2010, the first thing we here at Latina mourned was the loss of their customizable foundations. Individually blended together to create a perfect match for your skin tone, Prescriptives foundations have been customized at counters around the U.S. for years. So if you at home love this service as much as we do, get to the stores and stock up before the end of ’09, and the end of an era.

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MAC Limited Edition Collection a Total Scene
By Angelique Serrano | 10/07/2009 - 16:08

Ever walk into a room and think everyone is just too cool for school? That’s the way MAC Cosmetics' newest collaboration feels. The super-hip makeup giant has teamed up with the super-hip twin designers of fashion label DSquared2, Dan and Dean Caten, to create a super-hip limited edition collection of face paint (available now at

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Mary Kay Remover a Best-Seller in Mexico
By Angelique Serrano | 10/05/2009 - 13:41

One of Mary Kay’s best-selling products stateside is also a blockbuster seller in Mexico. Their Oil-Free Makeup Remover ($14, to locate an Independent Beauty Consultant near you) is a customer favorite that continues to deliver both profits and results. The oil-free formula is moisturizing, yet not greasy, and it can handle the toughest remnants of last night’s smoky-eye makeup in seconds. How’s that for a wise investment? 

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Ferocious Free Gift With Purchase
By Angelique Serrano | 09/21/2009 - 16:05

Today is the last day to log onto to take part in The Beauty Event. Online, this event consists of you receiving a fabulous free leopard-print tote with five free goodies inside should you buy any cosmetics or fragrance totaling $100. If you’ve got a few gifts to buy for others, that bag might make a cute “thank you” gift to yourself.

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