Yaya DaCosta as Whitney Houston
7 Celebs Who Played Iconic Women in History
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/10/2014 - 15:55

Some of the most iconic women in history have had their stories told on-screen!


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Yaya Dacosta arrives at W Magazine And Dom Perignon Celebrate It's Best Performances Issue And The Golden Globe Awards
Yaya DaCosta Will Play Whitney Houston in New Biopic
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/10/2014 - 11:12

A Whitney Houston biopic is finally in the works!


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Eva Marcille and Kevin McCall
13 Beautiful Moms-To-Be in Hollywood!
By Latina Staff | 08/28/2013 - 13:32

Is it just us or does it feel like a lot of celebrities are pregnant right now? Okay, a lot of celebrities are pregnant right now. That includes some of our fave Latina celebs, and those whose significant others are Latinos.

Check out our list of beautiful expectant moms in Hollywood!


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Yaya DaCosta in The Butler
EXCLUSIVE: Yaya DaCosta On 'The Butler' & Maintaining Those Gorgeous Locks
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/24/2013 - 12:00

Yaya DaCosta Alafia has come a long way since competing for the winning spot as America's Next Top Model in 2004.

The part Brazilian beauty, who is expecting her first child with husband Joshua Alafia this year, is playing Carol Hammie in the No. 1 box office hit, The Butler.

Alafia's character, Carol, is a student activist who becomes heavily involved in the Civil Rights Movement and eventually joins the Black Panthers -- a challenging role the 30-year-old executed perfectly.


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Dania Ramirez pregnant with twins on the set of Devious Maids
14 Beautiful Moms-To-Be in Hollywood!
By Amaris Castillo | 08/05/2013 - 15:54

Is it just us or does it feel like a lot of celebrities are pregnant right now? Okay, a lot of celebrities are pregnant right now. That includes some of our fave Latina celebs, and those whose significant others are Latinos.

Check out our list of 14 beautiful expectant moms in Hollywood!


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Gina Torres
Happy Birthday, Gina Torres: The 20 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinas on the Planet!
By Lee Hernandez | 04/25/2013 - 10:55

Although she doesn't look a day over 30, the lovely Gina Torres is turning 43 today. And what better way to honor the stunning Cubana than by naming her one of our most beautiful Afro-Latina celebs on the planet!

Gina, we love you, you're beautiful (inside and out) and we're so proud to have you representing for Latinas in Hollywood. 

Without further ado -- and in honor of Gina's cumpleaños-- we proudly present the 20 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinas on the Planet. Happy birthday, Gina!


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Happy Black History Month: The 50 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinos in Hollywood!
Happy Black History Month: The 50 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinos in Hollywood!
By Lee Hernandez | 02/27/2012 - 12:59

As Black History Month comes to an end, let's take a look once more at the Afro-Latinos we named "Most Beautiful" in 2012! 

6 Afro-Latinas Who Are Changing the World!


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CELEB BEAUTY POLL: Best Look of the Week
CELEB BEAUTY POLL: Best Look of the Week
By Kate Sandoval | 01/20/2012 - 15:41

Each week, we give ourselves the extremely difficult task of sifting through all the photos of our celebrities from the past seven days and attempting to choose just three of what we believe are the hottest beauty looks of the week. Luckily, choosing the winning look is up to you! 

The 12 Best Breast Cancer Awareness Beauty Buys!


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Get the Look: Yaya Dacosta's Curly Updo
Get the Look: Yaya Dacosta's Festive Updo
By Kate Sandoval | 12/14/2011 - 15:00

It seems like curly-hair chicas don’t always get a lot of love when it comes to festive party updo ideas. So often, we end up straightening it for a big event or just wearing it down—but Yaya DaCosta is ready to change that!

The beautiful model-actress showed off an asymmetrical curly updo on the red carpet last night that’s fun, sexy, and—maybe the best part—so easy to recreate.

Hairstylist Carlos Vera explains how:


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Introducing Yaya DaCosta
Introducing 'In Time' Star Yaya DaCosta
By Lee Hernandez | 10/24/2011 - 12:30

Following a memorable and funny turn as Mark Ruffalo’s friend and lover in last year’s Oscar nominated film, The Kids Are All Right, Brazilian actress Yaya DaCosta has a new role in In Time—a sci-fi thriller about money and immortality—which stars Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried and opens in theaters nationwide this Friday, October 28th. 


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