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...
I find myself eating platanos or bananas with every meal!
Johanna's Latest Posts
Oh, you lucky pregnant ladies--your complexion is probably perfectly glowing right now! An increase in blood circulating around your body is credited with giving your skin that natural flush. Even if you're not pregnant but still want to have that fresh glow--you'll be happy to know that it's easy to fake! Here are a few tips to help you get your glow on!Continue Reading >
It's disappointing to have your gorgeous dye job begin to fade after a few days. Luckily, there are ways to stop hair color fading. So before you book your next appointment, here are five tips that will help your hair color last longer!
I've been shaving and waxing down there for as long as I can remember. I never felt comfortable having hair down there. But I've been reading a lot of stories these days encouraging women to grow out their pubic hair. Apparently, a hairless bikini area can be really hazardous for your health.Continue Reading >
Are your dark armpits keeping you from wearing tank tops and sleeveless blouses? Lots of women struggle with this pesky problem. It's a hyperpigmentation issue that's normally caused by excessive shaving. Luckily, there are many ways to lighten your underarms that don't involve a dermatologist. Check out my tips to help you banish those dark pits!Continue Reading >
They say too much makeup can make you look older and it's SO true, but when it's used correctly, it can make you look pretty darn fabulous and well-rested. So how can you use it to help turn back the clock? With the right products, along with the right makeup tricks, you can give off the illusion of younger looking skin. Check out a few of my tips below!Continue Reading >