POSTS WITH TAG: beauty trends

SEE: Brazilian women are BURNING their hair to make it healthier!

If you know me well (or have read any of my curly hair stories), you know that I've been slowly trying to recover from extreme heat damage. What's heat damage? It's basically when heat-styling tools take a toll on your hair, leaving it dry and messing up your natural curl pattern. I don't go near a blow dryer without first applying a heat-protective spray throughout my damp hair, I keep the settings low and I sure as hell don't use flat irons (or even curling irons) anymore. So when I heard that Brazilian supermodel Barbara Fialho has her heir hair burned with open flames (yes BURNED) to make it "healthier," I flipped out. That sounds like BS to me!

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Men are getting plastic surgery for the LAST place you'd expect

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Women tend to be behind the terrible beauty trends we see nowadays, but I knew it was only a matter of time until men caught on and found their own thing to obsess about. Which brings me to a new procedure called Male Bikini Laser treatment or "ball ironing".

At first it sounds like it's a manscaping treatment, and it is but when you get down to the nitty gritty of it, it's A LOT more than that. And now many men in Hollywood and beyond are joining in on the ball ironing fad. So what exactly is it?

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8 Braided hairstyles you have to try this summer

Braided hairstyles are romantic, practical and perfect for hiding a bad hair day, which is why they are such a summertime essential. Trust me, when it's hot and humid out, these styles are a godsend. Heck, it's probably the smartest way to wear your hair all season. And I'm not talking a plain ol' Pochontas braid either!

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7 Tips para que evites infecciones al hacerte la pedicure en un salón de belleza

Me encanta mi visita al salón, especialmente para arreglarme los pies. Es mi momento de apapacho, de consentirme y además mantener mis pies presentables. Confieso que la parte que más disfruto es ese masajito que me dan después del pedicure, creo que las manos de mi pedicurista son perfectas para el relajamiento.  

Aunque hace unos días note que una señora sentada a mi lado tenía varias uñas llenas de hongos, y no pude evitar pensar que tal vez la bacteria la contrajo del salón, y peor aún, que tal si más adelante me harían la pedicure con los mismos instrumentos que estaban utilizando en ella…¡nooo!

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SEE: 7 Celebrity hair disasters

We've all had our fair share of bad hair days, but we also don't have stylists and glam squads like celebs--so what's their excuse? Even the most stylish of stars have fallen victims to bad hair days and even worse VERY bad hairdo's that makes me want to cry for them!

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Lace-front eyebrows are crazy & creepy!

I'm all for bold, big brows but I feel like women are taking the trend a little bit too far. It's getting so out of control that some women are even wearing lace-front eyebrows. Yes, lace-front eyebrows. Seriously, how weird is that? And I thought brow transplants were crazy!

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Christina Milian's journey from heat-damaged hair to bouncy curls

Has anyone else ever wondered what the heck happened to Christina Milian's gorgeous curly hair? The girl used to have the prettiest, bounciest curls back during her Love Don't Cost a Thing days. But I guess with all the heat styling, hair coloring and extension-wearing, her rizos just haven't been the same. And it looks like she's on mission to get them back because Christina recently got her hair chopped (just look at this pic) by curl expert Shai Amiel who has been helping her nurture her curls back to health. Did I mention she hasn't straightened her hair ONCE since?

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Women are going under the knife for this SHOCKING reason

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You've probably taken a selfie with your smartphone at one point or another. Admit it, sometimes you are happy with the way your hair, outfit, or makeup looks that you'd like to flaunt it on social media. However, this becomes a problem if you feel the need to get plastic surgery simply to appear better in your pictures.

Yep, this sudden trend has swept the world of plastic surgery where doctors say one in three people who come in saying they want to look better ONLINE.

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10 Iconic Latina celeb hairstyles that will NEVER go out of style

Ever noticed how some celebs turn into instant style icons just from one really amazing haircut? Take Katie Holmes, Victoria Beckham or Jennifer Aniston, for instance. I bet you money these chicas wouldn't be half as famous as they are now if it weren't for their iconic strands. That's why whenever I'm looking to switch up my hair I take a cue from some of my favorite Latina stars. I figure I can't go wrong with a famous celebrity hairstyle, right?

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6 Super cute Carnaval-inspired nails

Carnaval in Brazil is hands-down one of the most vibrant and exciting festivals in the world. Not only is it filled with tons of samba dancing, celebrating and, of course, food, expect to see a ton of beautiful people getting their Carnaval on! The festivities have me wanting to doll myself up in bright tropical hues like corals, pinks and yellows. But since walking around in a colorful feathered headdress and bejeweled thong isn't exactly an option for me, I think I'm going to go Carnaval crazy on my nails instead!

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