Debi Nova’s 5 Must-Have Beauty Items
By Kate Sandoval | 08/17/2010 - 17:00

We recently caught up with Costa Rican pop star Debi Nova to get the scoop on the beauty products she can’t live without. Considering she has awesome wavy hair and gorgeous bronzed skin, we fully expected her to divulge her favorite curl cream and bronzer. Nope! “[That's] thanks to lots of surfing,” she said. “But actually all the surfing I do does affect the products I need; they have to be super moisturizing and great at protecting my skin from the sun.”


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UPDATE: The Latest on the Juarez-Inspired MAC Rodarte Makeup Line
By Kate Sandoval | 07/29/2010 - 18:00

In light of strong outrage over the MAC Rodarte makeup collection that was inspired by Ciudad Juarez, MAC executives met with Mexican government officials last night in Mexico City to apologize and to commit their global profits from the MAC Rodarte makeup collection to the Women and Girls of Juarez Initiative.
 


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Last Chance! Tell Us Your Favorite Beauty Products!
By Kate Sandoval | 07/28/2010 - 14:45

We here at Latina magazine are hard at work swiping, blending, smoothing, brushing and testing all of this year's hopeful Latina Beauty Awards contenders (everything from a new flawless foundation to the best-hair volumizing cream ever). As we narrow down our favorites, we'd love to hear about yours.


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MAC & Rodarte Apologize for Ciudad Juarez-Inspired Makeup Line
By Mariela Rosario | 07/20/2010 - 09:00

MAC Cosmetics has faced intense criticism after bloggers caught wind of the new fall makeup line the brand is co-launching with "it" girl designers Rodarte.

The line, ostensibly inspired by a road trip Rodarte designers Laura and Kate Mulleavy took along the U.S./Mexico border, include blushes, lipsticks and nail polishes with names like "Factory," "Juarez," "Ghost town," "Del Norte" and "Quinceañera."


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Jennifer Lopez's Tour of Beauty
By Angelique Serrano | 04/28/2010 - 14:00

Out in full force to promote her new rom-com, The Back-up Plan, Jennifer Lopez toured the country looking supremely glamorous at every turn. Take a look at a few highlights from her trek, and see our suggestions for products you can use to get the look!


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Mascara Hall of Fame
By Angelique Serrano | 04/09/2010 - 13:00

Here in the Latina beauty department we love a good mascara. Really, who doesn't? That's why we decided to count down the best ones around. From volumizers to lengtheners and everything in between, take a look at our slideshow of winning wands. Then let us know if we have omitted any of your favorites by leaving a comment for our consideration.


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What in the World of Makeup is Tokidoki?
By Angelique Serrano | 04/07/2010 - 12:00

In the cartoon world of Tokidoki, mischief, mayhem and makeup collide to create a colorful beauty brand with an eclectic cult following. Created by Italian artist Simone Legno, the collection of cosmetics is as effective as it is whimsical. The Eyeshadow Palettes ($25 each, Sephora stores) are filled with four fun, yet easy-to-wear shades, and each comes with a cute keychain character. The adorably prickly green cactus character Bastardino dangles off a Cromatico Eyeshadow Palette.


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Our Favorite Fragrances for Spring
By Elayne Fluker | 04/01/2010 - 13:10

Ready for a fresh start this spring? Try a new fragrance! We rounded up a few of our favorites—some tried and true and some brand new.


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Spring Cleaning for Your Beauty Products
By Dorkys Ramos | 04/16/2009 - 17:15

While you get into spring-cleaning mode this season, be sure to take a peek inside your makeup bag too. Did you find your perfect foundation shade ages ago and held on to it for years because there’s still a bit left in the bottle? You might want to read on before reaching for that sponge.


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Pumpkin Body Treats
By Monica Herrera | 10/29/2008 - 15:15

Pumpkin isn’t just good for you to eat. It’s great for your skin, too! Packed with enzymes, vitamins and anti-aging properties, calabaza can rejuvenate your skin and restore its glow. Oasis, a NYC day spa, offers a sugar scrub and pumpkin wrap seasonal special: 90-minutes for $150 (oasisdayspanyc.com).

But if a home-cooked mask is more your thing, than experiment with this DIY recipe.


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