POSTS WITH TAG: beauty how-to

7 Weird but useful beauty tricks

You don't need a lot of time or money to get glowy skin, silky hair, or flawless nails. All you need is a little knowhow and an open mind. Personally, I'm pretty much always game to try just about any quick and inexpensive DIY beauty hack I can find on the web. Sure, some of my beauty experiments have been a little weird, but they were totally worth it.

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5 Ways to sculpt & contour your face like Jennifer Lopez

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Seriously, what does Jennifer Lopez do to get that 44-year-old face of hers always looking flawless? Well for starters, she takes REALLY good care of it!

But J.Lo's perfectly, glowy skin and sculpted cheeks bones go way beyond a committed skincare regimen and good genes. It's all in the highlighting and contouring chica!

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7 Lipstick colors every Latina should wear this summer!

If there's one thing I LOVE about Dania Ramirez is how she's never afraid to sport bright and bold colors. Just a few weeks ago she was seen at an EXTRA interview in Los Angeles sporting a vibrant orange pout that made her look like some sort of Latina goddess. The rich color complemented her caramel skin tone and perfectly brightened her face. It also added this instant touch of glamour that made me want to run to the nearest Sephora and buy myself the same lipstick!

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6 Celeb-inspired hairstyles perfect for humid days

I never have a clue what to do with my hair on rainy or humid days. It's the most frustrating thing ever. If I wear it straight it proofs and frizzes (so pointless!), but even my natural curls can't seem to cooperate with the rain. So many times what I wind up doing is just pulling my hair up into a messy bun. And when I say messy, I mean I look like I just stepped out of bed. Ugh! Is it even possible to look cute when it's yucky and humid out?

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5 Secrets to a smooth & silky shave

I'll never forget the first time I shaved my legs. I was already 13 years old because my Dominican mom had this strange rule that I couldn't shave my legs until I officially hit puberty. By then all my friends from school were already rocking smooth, hairless legs while I (the only Latina in the group of coarse!) was sporting knee-length skirts that revealed all those embarrassing pelitos. Anyhow, I've been shaving my legs ever since--not waxing. Despite what some people might say, you can still get super smooth legs all with the help of a razor!

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7 Lip crayons guaranteed to change your life forever

I've been sort of obsessed with lip crayons lately, mostly because they're SO much fun! Not too sure what I'm talking about? Lip crayons are basically today's lipstick. It's a lip color that looks like an oversized Crayola and it's insanely easy to use. So easy in fact, a 2-year-old could probably apply this thing on with no problem and that's part of the reason why everyone's using them.

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Bride does the unthinkable on her wedding day!

I'm definitely not one of those girls who has a problem leaving their house without makeup. If anything I love giving my skin a break and a chance to breathe. But there are definitely a few occasions I'd never go bare-faced to. A Saturday night out, a day out with my suegra (you gotta stay on point when you're around the in-laws), a job interview and of course--my wedding day! So I was shocked when I heard about how one bride went BEYOND and did the absolutely unthinkable on her big day!

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Grammys 2014: Beyonce's "Drunk In Love" hair is HOT

Beyonce completely blew me away at the 2014 Grammy Awards last night. That "Drunk In Love" performance with hubby Jay-Z was HOT! And don't get me started on the sexy sheer white gown she wore afterwards. But because I'm so hair obsessed, what really did it for me was Bey's wet and wild strands. You have NO idea how thrilled I was to see her switch up her hairstyle for an award show--for like the first time in FOREVER!

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5 Ways to fake fuller lips

Everyone has that one feature they wish they could change about themselves. For many women I know it's their nose, their breast, and even their butts. But my issue has always been with my lips. Before I even knew who Angelina Jolie was I had a fascination with full lips. I think it might have to do with the fact that I have a gorgeous tía with a beautiful tan complexion, small nose, and full lips. And let me tell you, every lipstick color looks great on her lips!

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Going blonde: How to get the best shade for your skin tone

Naya Rivera debuted her newly blonde locks last night at the 2014 People's Choice Awards and I have to admit, I'm sort of digging it! The Glee star has been sporting dark hair practically since the beginning of her career, so it was shocking to see her go so much lighter. I was also surprised at how well it complimented her naturally tan complexion. Just goes to show that anyone could go blonde. It's all about finding the right shade for your skin tone!

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