What the Heck is "Latino" Lipstick?
What the Heck is "Latino" Lipstick?
By Samantha Leal | 03/26/2014 - 09:57

Cosmetics can have funny names. From nail polish to lipstick shades, sometimes we wonder how they come up with the clever (and often pun-filled) names to describe the different colors.


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Five Celeb-Inspired Lip Colors for Fall
5 Celeb-Inspired Lip Colors for Fall
By Amanda Flores | 11/07/2013 - 10:13

These stars know that the key to looking hot and sultry is a bold lip. Here are five dark red shades to try on your next night out—or in!


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Real Latina Style Moment: A Bold Pink Lip!
Real Latina Style Moment: A Bold Pink Lip!
By Amaris Castillo | 04/05/2013 - 00:00

Every week through our special Latina Style Wars, we’ll be bringing you the best of our readers’ style. Earlier this week, we put a call-out to our fans on both Twitter and Instagram for a photo of their absolute fave spring lip.

Since we got quite a few beautiful entries, it was really tough to choose one. We finally decided on Suzy (@suzys_closet on Instagram), who shared her fierce pink lip with us.


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The Best Berry Lip Products
By Samantha Leal | 10/31/2012 - 14:00

These pretty pout products will give your kisser a berry sweet look, just like Naya Rivera. Whether you prefer a stain, stick or gloss, we’ve got the best one for you. Which will you be trying? 


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Statement Lip Beauty Trend
Beauty Trend: Statement Lips
By Latina Staff | 05/22/2012 - 13:59

Give some lip with these super-bright pouts. Check out the runway inspiration, then try the look at home with easy tips from Latina beauty editor, Amanda Flores.


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Actress Jennifer Lopez with purple lips
5 Purple Pouts for Right Now
By Amanda Flores | 05/17/2012 - 18:00

The color purple has come a long way in the beauty world since its dark lip liner stint in the 90s. JLo was recently spotted in the plum hue at the L.A. premiere of What To Expect When You’re Expecting, showing just how classically elegant the look can be. To help you stay one-step ahead of the trend, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite lip products.


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Does This Work? Bold Lipsticks
By Latina Staff | 06/15/2011 - 14:45

Our photo editor, Roxana Marroquin, is a self-described lipgloss-wearing girl. And more often than not, that’s all the makeup she uses, so asking her to try out the boldest, creamiest lipsticks we could find was a stretch. Luckily, she’s a good sport. Here’s how her road test went.

What The Are: Bold lipsticks

The Claims: These lip colors offer lots of color payoff without a heavy, drying texture


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Love it or Leave it? Dramatic Lipstick Trends
By Kate Sandoval | 02/01/2011 - 14:45

When it comes to makeup, there’s really nothing more dramatic (or risky) than switching up your lipstick. Case in point: these Latina celebrity pouts. The question is, do you love it or should they leave it?


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Engraved with Love
By Angelique Serrano | 11/30/2009 - 15:29

It’s the mother of all holiday conundrums: What to get your mother and mother-in-law for the holidays. Well, we’ve stumbled upon a gift so perfect it’s almost too good to be true. It’s personal, it’s elegant, it’s timeless yet so trendy you’ll even want one for yourself.


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Is The Lipstick Index an Urban Myth?
By Latina Staff | 11/13/2008 - 11:15

Many years ago, cosmetics tycoon and Estee Lauder chairman Leonard Lauder observed that when the economy stalled, lipstick sales tended to spike and accordingly coined the phrase “lipstick index."

During the Depression and in the time following 9/11, there were 25% increases in lipstick sales. “The lipstick index is a way to judge a recession,” wrote NY Times op-ed columnnist Maureen Dowd in 2001. “When the economy goes down, lipstick sales go up. Women indulge in smaller luxuries and skip bigger ones.”


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