Latina Skin And Nails, Latina Skincare, Fingernail Art, Tips, Advice
By Amanda Flores | 05/29/2012 - 15:00
Give your fingers a glam touch with the chic and elegant reverse French mani. We love that it looks super-fancy but is surprisingly simple to do.
Here are our tips inspired by the nail art at Pamela Love’s spring show.
1. Start by cleaning your nails with polish remover to get rid of any natural oils, then apply a base coat.
By Valerie Tejeda | 05/28/2012 - 13:00
Whenever a new product hits the shelves and promises great results, it’s easy to be skeptical. The latest item to pop up everywhere is the new generation of foundation called BB cream. "Beauty Balm" or "Blemish Balm" originally started in Asia and launched in the U.S. last year.
BB cream is especially good for those (like Latinas) who are genetically predisposed to melasma and hyperpigmentation, that both create skin discoloration. The balm also helps with acne, has anti-aging ingredients, and has a built in SPF!
By Kat Deluna | 05/23/2012 - 19:00
In the summer it is super vital to keep your skin moisturized, protected and exfoliated. Especially now that more of it will be seen! Here are some of my favorite tips to keep your skin in tip-top shape.
Exfoliate, exfoliate, exfoliate
By Samantha Leal | 05/21/2012 - 16:00
Tanning for most Latinas seems to be a non-issue. Many of us don’t burn, so skin cancer doesn’t even cross our minds. But it should: anyone can develop skin cancer, no matter their skin color. In fact, it’s even more serious for us because of the lack of self-monitoring – skin cancer is often detected too late and is frequently fatal for Latinas.
As part of skin cancer awareness month, we’ve rounded up the best self-tanning products to get that bronzed look without the sun. Que bonita!
By Samantha Leal | 05/07/2012 - 12:39
Ombre nails have been seen all over the red carpet lately, and the trend factor doesn’t seem to be waning. The look basically centers on a progression of colors in the same color family. The French word ombre means“shaded”, and in fashion it’s when one shade of a color slowly morphs into another. Are you ready to rock the trend? Check out these two tutorials:
By Sugey Palomares | 05/02/2012 - 13:06
From fly girl to Hollywood fashion icon - Jennifer Lopez definitely knows a thing or two about style. She's the perfect example of a Latina who rocks any outfit with confidence and attitude. Whether she’s hitting the red carpet or running errands, the American Idol judge always looks effortlessly chic and fabulous.
By Samantha Leal | 05/02/2012 - 12:02
Selena Gomez is going where many, many other celebrities have gone before: the fragrance aisle! She’s releasing a new perfume set to hit Macys in mid-may. While the original name was “kissable”, it’s now just a namesake fragrance with notes of orange and vanilla.
We caught up with Selena to get the inside scoop on her new perfume.
What inspired the fragrance? Why'd you choose now to launch?
By Amanda Flores | 04/30/2012 - 17:00
We’ve rounded up our favorite blue polishes to help you nail the season’s coolest trend. From Caribbean aqua to peacock blue, these shades flatter everyone so you’re sure to find one to suit your mood—we promise!