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
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 >
I've been on a mission to clear up my skin because I've been breaking out like a teenager. I'm talking pimples AND manchas. I've tried everything, and now I'm trying smoothies. That's right, with the right smoothie you can actually sip your way to clearer skin. Here's a winner: a mango smoothie!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 >
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!