As we grow older and our hormones start fluctuating through pregnancy and menopause, hair loss is almost inevitable. Knowing that still doesn't mean you won't suffer a minor freakout when you see the mess you make every time you style up your hair. We Latinas love showing off our melena whether it be sleek and straight, wavy, or bouncy curls so here are some tips to keep the hair on your head from going down the drain.
I get a lot of compliments for my naturally thick and nicely shaped eyebrows. But I'll be honest, they didn't always look this good. In fact, I'm embarrassed to admit it but in junior high school I was rocking some pretty ugly-looking brows. They were pencil thin and sort of resembled check marks. Ugh it was terrible! 'Til this day it's hard to go through old family albums but thank God for my beauty-obsessed mother who encouraged me to grow them out. Could you imagine walking around with brows like that as an adult?
While vacationing in Paradise Island, Bahamas I met this amazingly gorgeous 39-year-old Bahamian woman. She was slim, in perfect shape with a flawless complexion that didn't even show the slightest signs of aging. I'm talking no wrinkles, fine lines or even blemishes. What was this woman's secret to looking so young? I just needed to know. Was she drinking insane amounts of water or using the most amazing skincare products known to woman? Nope, she was using plain ol' petroleum jelly, like the popular Vaseline. And no, I'm not joking!
It's not often you see Jacqueline Bracamontes switch up her look. The telenovela star has been sporting long brown hair with soft lowlights for the longest time now. So I was very surprised (and kind of excited) when I saw her new 'do on Instagram. Turns out she got brand new bangs and she looks gorgeous! See, change can be a good thing!
Shannon de Lima is making sure she isn't just known as "Marc Anthony's girlfriend." The Venezuelan mom recently launched a beauty and fashion blog titled, ShadeLima. De Lima dishes on belleza and style tips for everyday women and some of her advice sounds, well, kind of useful. This new venture sounds way more promising than stirring up engagement and wedding rumors on her Instagram. We forgive you for that, Shannon. Kind of. So, what are some of her best beauty and fashion tips?
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.
Who hasn't dreamed of having long, beautiful hair like so many celebrities out there? Sad thing is that, while we all want super long and strong hair, the majority of us don't have a team of stylists and hairdressers at our beck and call to help us improve our look. My solution? A home remedy that's completely natural and will bring back your hair's strength and will make it grow fast.
My abuelita was the queen of home remedies--for her, there wasn't a faster or more affordable way than making her own concoctions. One of the recipes that I most remember was this one, a miraculous three-ingredient potion to lighten pesky dark elbows. You're going to love the results!
I was fortunate to have inherited naturally long, thick eyelashes from my mama. But that doesn't mean I'm not always looking for ways to make them look even longer. In fact, I've gotten so good at it that half the time people swear I have falsies on. These techniques are so simple anyone can master them at home!
I had no idea how badly I'd been treating my skin until I finally became a beauty writer. For years I considered sunscreen optional, assuming that the extra melanin in my brown complexion would protect me from burning, discoloration or worse, cancer. Boy was I wrong! Apparently everything I thought I knew about sun protection, hyperpigmentation, manchas and even aging was false. I blame my Latina mother for all these crazy beauty myths I believed!Continue Reading >