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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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2014 People's Choice Awards: Get Jessica Alba's glamorous makeup look in 4 simple steps

Our stars looked absolutely fab tonight at the 2014 People's Choice Awards, but no one looked better than Jessica Alba. In fact, homegirl looked so good she stole the red carpet. The Sin City: A Dame to Kill actress showed up in a strapless white dress by Jason Wu that showed off her bangin' body. But what really impressed me was her glowy makeup. Lancome makeup artist Monika Blunder was behind the glamorous look. Interested in replicating it yourself? Check out her expert tips below!

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5 Ways to cut your blow dry time in half

Now that the holidays are here, I love to rock a fresh, flowy blowout to every festive event. I'm not one to leave the house without my hair done, but spending countless hours in the bathroom styling our manes could be a serious pain in the butt. And with all the parties most of us have to hit, who has the time to spend standing in front of a mirror for hours with a blow-dryer in hand? Seriously, I can spend that time gift wrapping!

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Jennifer Lopez shows us how to rock emerald green eye shadow for the holidays

It must have been the Christmas spirit, but all the ladies that attended the March of Dimes Celebration of Babies Luncheon last week had their makeup on point! But my favorite look was definitely Jennifer Lopez's sparkly green eyeshadow. Not only was it festive, but it looked great against her olive complexion. Finally a makeup color that works on Latina skin!

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Curly Qs: How can I get gorgeous curls this holiday season without the heat?

Curly Q: My hair is naturally wavy/straight, but I want to glam up my look for the holidays with gorgeous curls. The problem is, I already put my hair through a lot, with all the regular blow-drying and flat-ironing I do and I'm afraid of doing further damage. How can I get beautiful, bouncy curls without the hair-damaging heat?

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Get sleek, shiny hair overnight with these 5 miracle tips

I'll be the first to admit I baby my hair A LOT. But between all the heat-styling and cold weather winds, my strands are super prone to dryness and dullness during the wintertime. Even so, I still manage to get my hair looking sleek and shiny. And no it's not because of good genes, it's all thanks to my overnight shine-boosting hair strategy!

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You CAN pull off dark purple lips this season! Here's how ...

I've been dying to try out dark purple lips ever since I spotted Jessica Alba rocking the trend recently. This deep plum hue is HUGE this season and best part is that it's universally flattering! Let's face it: when it comes to lipstick, finding a one-color-fits all is nearly impossible, even with classic reds. But this gorgeous wine shade looks great on almost every skin tone--especially medium and dark ones! Finally a bold, seasonal trend that works perfect for us Latinas!

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