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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The 2011 Latina Beauty Awards
The 2011 Latina Beauty Awards
By Kate Sandoval | 11/21/2011 - 11:00

After weeks of scrubbing, swiping and blending our way through this year’s crop of skin care, hair care and cosmetic launches, we’ve chosen 25 can’t-live-without favorites. From a serum that gives you an instant glow to a conditioner that restores hair in just one use, here are the winners!

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Christina Milian
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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Red, Red Lips!
By Latina Staff | 01/22/2008 - 10:19

All reds are not created equal, so we found the perfect shade for you! If your skin is... (starting from the top)

Pick a lighter red that's on the brownish side, and stick to something sheer.
Latina Recommends: Sonia Kashuk Luxury Lip Color in Bordeaux ($8: Target stores nationwide)

Go for brighter shades, but stay away from orangey tones that could make you look sallow.
Latina Recommends: Chanel Rouge Allure in Lover($30:


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Get Your Shine On!
By Latina Staff | 01/22/2008 - 10:02

Celebrate your beauty this holiday season with the perfect sparkly makeup designed for your skin tone. Not sure which shades to select? Don't worry, we've got you covered. We tested the best holiday makeup to bring you the best shadows, liners, lipsticks for you to get put your best forward. <poplink width="500" height="615"
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