I'm the Beauty and Fashion Staff Writer at MamásLatinas and a proud Dominicana! I was born and raised in Queens, New York and have hopes of one day moving to Manhattan. Obsessed with all things beauty and fashion, you'll normally find me either trying on a new lipstick, experimenting with DIY beauty remedies or bargain shopping. I graduated from Baruch College with a Journalism major and English Literature Minor in 2009, and have interned at various magazines like SELF, Latina, Popular Science and InStyle.I know I'm Latina when...
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Johanna's Latest Posts
I've never understood parents who give their daughters plastic surgery as gifts. But it's even weirder when your dad is the one ACTUALLY doing your boob job. California-based plastic surgeon Michael Niccole doesn't seem to think so. In fact, he's the one who performed both his adopted daughters' breast enhancement procedures. SO creepy!Continue Reading >
My scalp goes completly CRAZY during the wintertime. It can't seem to decide if it wants to be oily or dry. Dry scalp treatments are easy to find in stores, oily scalp treatments, on the other hand, not so much. And it doesn't help that the rest of my hair is dry. Ugh! So finding a solution to this problem could be a real pain in the pompis. That's why I've given up on looking for products, these days I just whip up a good ol' Coconut oil, lemon and grapefruit scalp treatment. This stuff really works!Continue Reading >
Did anyone else peep the outfit Kim Kardashian wore to the Hollywood Reporter's 22nd Annual Women in Entertainment breakfast yesterday? Seriously, what was that? I've been loving the reality star's post-pregnancy style, but this head-to-toe yellow ensemble was a total overkill. The girl literally wore a mustard-colored satin dress paired with a matching satin mustard coat accessorized with gold heels and a gold clutch. Ugh! She looked like an Oscar!Continue Reading >
Jen Arnold, star of TLC's The Little Couple, has recently opened up about her shocking cancer battle after adopting. Everything seemed to be going well for her and husband, Bill Klein. They had even made a trip to India to pick up their newly adopted 2-year-old daughter, Zoey, who became a little sister to 3-year-old son, Will, who they had adopted earlier this year in China. Things were looking great for this little family while on their trip, until all of a sudden, happniess turned to grave concern ...Continue Reading >
My girlfriends and fam always look forward to my Christmas gifts. That's because every year I surprise them with amazing stocking stuffers--beauty products to be exact! I find these gifts to be the best gifts for them and for my pocket. They wind up being the least expensive and what girl wouldn't be happy with a set of nail polishes, lip glosses, and sweet smelling body washes?Continue Reading >