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5 Amazing Summer Scents & Perfumes
By Samantha Leal | 07/17/2012 - 18:00

Shakira has just launched her new perfume, Elixir, which features freesia and peony with a warm amber scent. But whether you prefer fruity to floral scents or want your scent to transport you to a tropical beach, we’ve got a sweet summer spritz for you. 


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DIY Manicure: Summer Sparkle
By Amanda Flores | 07/16/2012 - 14:00

The pros at SensatioNail designed this manicure just for Latina readers and we’re obsessed. This at-home gel mani adds sparkle to any summer outfit and lasts for up to 10 days.

What you’ll need:

- SensatioNail Starter Kit which includes the Pro 3060 LED Lamp, Base/Top Coat

- SensatioNail Invincible Gel Polish in Coral Sunset, Tahiti Sunset, Pink Bouquet

- Topcoat like Seche Vite Fast Dry Top Coat

- Dotting tool

- Nail gems

- Loose glitter

- Q-tips


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Skincare for Latina woman
The 5 Best Skincare Solutions For Latinas
By Valerie Tejeda | 07/13/2012 - 18:00

While we have varying skin tones, most Latina skin types are susceptible to certain problems (boo!). But don’t pile on the foundation just yet. Beauty Undercover’s Susan Campos gives us the scoop on which treatments are best for common skin problems associated with Latin skin. 


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The Best Scrubs for Summer
By Samantha Leal | 07/13/2012 - 14:17

Face it – we all show more skin in the summer. Whether you’re just hanging out in shorts and a tank top or lounging by the pool in our two-piece bathing suit, you want your skin to look positively radiant! So say bye-bye to flakes with these awesome scrubs that will have you looking great from head to toe. (Literally).


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Jennifer Lopez glows at the 2011 American Music Awards
3 Steps to Glow Like JLo
By Samantha Leal | 07/12/2012 - 14:00

Ever wonder how to glow like JLo? Whether she's rockin' the red carpet or strolling with her twins, Jennifer Lopez always looks radiant! We got the scooop from makeup artist Jennifer Bradley to steal Jennifer's look!


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Penelope Cruz at the New York City screening of To Rome With Love in 2012
How to Get Perfectly Shaped Eyebrows
By Amanda Flores | 06/27/2012 - 14:00

Strong brows, like Penelope Cruz's, create definition and draw attention to your eyes. Eyebrow specialist Stevi Christine, who has worked on Dancing With the Stars and E! Entertainment gives her steps to recreating the look at home. 


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Kat Deluna at the SELF Drop 10/Superfood Book Party in New York City March 2012
Kat’s Closet: My 3 Favorite Summertime Products
By Kat Deluna | 06/25/2012 - 13:00

For me, summer is a laidback season filled with a bunch of activities and festivities under the sun. It’s important to me to protect my skin and stay cool in the heat!

I keep my hair, skin and body moisturized, with essential oils, sun protectors and vitamin-infused drinks. I realized that for me, multitasking products work the best.


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The Best Latino Celebrity Fragrances
The Best Latino Celebrity Fragrances
By Latina Staff | 06/22/2012 - 13:59

Nicole Richie just announced her new perfume Nicole, which will launch in September. While we eagerly await for it to hit shelves and eventually our vanity table (the bottle is so pretty!), we're naming our favorite Latino celebrity scents. These will have you smelling great no matter the occasion. 


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Bella Thorne close up of her nails at the Young Hollywood Awards 2012
Awesome Girly & Punk DIY Manicure
By Amanda Flores | 06/19/2012 - 20:00

Take your favorite pink polish from girly to edgy with this DIY manicure. 

What you'll need:

- Pink polish like Sally Hansen Diamond Strength No Chip Nail Color in Must-Have Iris.

- Metallic silver polish. Try, OPI Nail Lacquer in Pirouette My Whistle.

- Pale pink or nude polish. We like, Zoya Nail Polish in Bela.

- A clear top coat

Directions:


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Nail Idea: Leopard Print Nails
Nail Idea: Leopard Print Nails
By Amanda Flores | 06/11/2012 - 14:00

You don’t have to be a cast member of The Jersey Shore to enjoy leopard print. For a subtle brush with your wild side, try wearing the pattern on your nails. The fun part is that you don’t have to stick with neutral browns and tan. This works with as many or as few colors as you want. Here’s how we did it:

What you’ll need: 

- A base nail color. We like OPI Nail Lacquer in Let Them Eat Rice Cake

- Your favorite white polish for "spots."

- Black polish 

- A dotting nail tool

- Piece of cardboard

- Top coat


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