Get Sun Protection from Your Makeup with These Six Products
Get Sun Protection from Your Makeup with These Six Products
By Amanda Flores | 06/22/2014 - 12:00

We all know we should wear sunscreen under our makeup, but why stop there? Give yourself an extra layer of protection from UV rays by choosing makeup that has SPF built right in. 


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The Best Foundation Shades for Latinas
The Best Foundation Shades for Latinas
By Amanda Flores | 04/17/2014 - 10:30

With more and more of our favorite celebrities being named the face of beauty brands, including Zoe Saldana for L’Oréal and


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Does This Work? Primer
Does This Work? L’Oréal Studio Secrets Professional Magic Perfecting Base
By Kate Sandoval | 06/29/2011 - 18:11

Deputy Editor Angie Romero reviews this primer.

What it is: L’Oréal Studio Secrets Professional Magic Perfecting Base face primer

The Claim: This silky, lightweight formula glides onto the skin and minimizes the look of pores and fine lines.


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Does This Work? No Foundation Foundation
Does This Work? Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation
By Angie Romero | 06/07/2011 - 18:40

For today’s 30 Days of Beauty Road Testing, our deputy editor Angie Romero tried a product recommended by none other than Eva Mendes. “I’m a huge Dr. Perricone fan,” Eva told us exclusively at a recent press event. “I carry his No Foundation Foundation with me everywhere. It has SPF, moisturizer, and a little tint all in one.”

So she gave it a try, because, c’mon—who doesn’t want to attempt to look like Eva! Check out her review below.


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Afro-Latina Beauty Week: A Perfect Foundation Match for Your Skin Tone!
By Kate Sandoval | 04/14/2011 - 16:25

On our fourth day of Afro-Latina beauty week, we’re tackling one of the biggest complaints we hear: Why can’t I find a foundation made for my skin color?!

So often foundations made for darker skin tones look too red on Afro-Latinas, and the foundations made for lighter skin tones look too gray or yellow. Because Afro-Latinas can have olive, red, or golden undertones (like our model Christina Milian), it can be extra difficult to find the perfect shade, says makeup artist Jackie Gomez. No wonder so many of us out there feel frustrated!


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Your Perfect Foundation
By Latina Staff | 01/22/2008 - 10:47

The biggest beauty drama for us? Finding a base that matches our skin tones. Follow these tips and never again buy the wrong one. If your skin is...

1. Fair
Try using a warm, light-beige tinted moisturizer. The color will tone down any redness in your skin, while the moisturizer will go on looking sheer and subtle.
Try Lorac ProtecTINT SPF 30 Oil Free Tinted Moisturizer in Tawny Temptress ($30 ).

 


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Back to Basics: Foundations for Every Skin Tone
By Latina Staff | 01/22/2008 - 10:20

We dabbed. We dotted. We dipped. We tested our through dozens of foundations in search of the best brands that complement the subtle differences in nuestra complexions. We're talking from extra fair to ultra dark and everything in between. The results? The ultimate Latina's guide to a flawless finish.

Click here to view the best shade for your skin tone.


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