Batting those eyelashes has its perks: they can help us get what we want or signal we're ticked off. But you could be harming them on a daily basis without even knowing. Here are ways you're damaging your eyelashes and tips for keeping them youthful, full and beautiful--because you wouldn't be you without a healthy wink.Continue Reading >
Concealer can leave anyone's skin looking flawless, but it's actually a lot trickier to use than you might think. Too little concealer can leave dark circles, wrinkles, and blemishes all on display. Too much concealer can highlight what you want to hide. Here's the scoop on how to use concealer to score a perfectly flawless face!Continue Reading >
Even though I usually resort to blow-drying my hair straight just because I hate having to fuss with washing and styling every morning, I've recently discovered a genius way you can style your tresses overnight to prevent waking up with a hot mess of bed hair. It involves flexi rod rollers and some product. Read on to find out the full details and the step-by-step!Continue Reading >
I'm all about looking beautiful without having to spend the big bucks. When I'm not at my nearest drugstore trying to score beauty bargains, I'm in my kitchen whipping up an all-natural remedy. Back in September, I gave you the scoop on seven secret beauty ingredients from around Latino America. So this time I thought I'd bring you a few more. I did a little web surfing and asked some of our writers and editors to share some of their favorite Latin recipes. Check out a few of the best beauty secrets that we, our mamás, and abuelitas couldn't live without!Continue Reading >
You squat, sprint, and practice yoga religiously, all in the name of getting a flawless booty. But in doing so, may actually be doing your booty a great disservice! I hate to break it to you, ladies, but sweating profusely while wearing tight clothes may actually cause you to break out…down there! Yup, that's right: Buttne is real. It's a thing, and let me tell you, it is a literal and figurative pain the a**. But it really doesn't have to be. Buttne isn't a given. You can, in fact, prevent it from rearing its ugly face in the first place.
I know I shouldn't pick at my pimples, but I just can't help myself. What, am I supposed to just wait for the zit to just go away on its own? Pfft, I have zero patience or time for that. So I do what most of us ladies do: squeeze those little suckers into oblivion. However, doing so has left me with a sprinkling of acne scars that have now mixed in with my sun spots and freckles. Not fair, right? Well, if you ask Dr. Oz, I literally did it to myself. According to him, there's a much more effective means of getting rid of those ugly pink spots, and it won't literally scar you for life. Ay, hallelujah, right? Well, before you go celebrating I'm going to need you to brace yourself, chicas, because though the solution is effective, it ain't pretty.
I don't know what it is about all the parties around this time of the year, but I never seem to know what to wear or what to do with my hair. And not knowing what to do with my hair could be the biggest annoyance ever. Seriously, I can't function when my hair is a mess!
If YouTube existed when our mothers were growing up, I'm pretty sure most of them would have been successful beauty bloggers. Think about it. If your madre was anything like mine, chances are she never dreamed of spending her hard earned money on expensive beauty items from MAC or Sephora. 'Stas loca? No, our mothers--and their mothers before them--had a million beauty hacks up their sleeves, many of which required the use of cheapo, dollar store beauty products. And that's not even the best part! Aside from saving you time, money, and counter space, most of mami's beauty hacks produced better results than name brand items. Wow, I guess that means mami really does know best!
Though it's been used for centuries for both medicinal and aesthetic purposes, charcoal is now being heralded as the latest buzz-worthy beauty ingredient, popping up in acne-fighting face washes and masks, cleansing sponges, body bars, scalp-soothing shampoos, and cream eye liners. But don't go raiding your husband's BBQ stash in hopes of turning that unused charcoal into an at-home remedy!
What these products contain is activated coal, a form of carbon that's been processed and treated with oxygen at high temperatures to increase its adsorption. What the heck does that mean ayways?
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.