POSTS WITH TAG: beauty tips

5 Surprising beauty myths that are actually true!

There are countless of beauty myths that have lingered for generations, but separating fact from fiction is the hard part. While many seem to lean on the fabricated side of the makeup aisle, there are a surprising number of beauty myths that are actually true. Are you guilty of some of these? 

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The 10 BEST treatments for thinning hair


Whether it's caused by stress, genetics or pregnancy, hair loss seems like the dreadful stepchild no one wants to babysit. No matter how much we try to avoid thinning hair, the comb never lies. All those chunks of hair you lose while showering or combing your hair is never a healthy thing. Luckily, there are natural remedies and quality products to prevent and combat thinning hair. 

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6 Beauty benefits of chamomile tea


Chamomile tea has been a staple in my family as a tasty way to treat colds, upset stomachs, insomnia and anxiety. There's nothing like a hot cup of that delicious smelling and tasting manzanilla tea to let any and all troubles get pushed aside. But there are other benefits to chamomile tea that you might not have thought about, like the countless beauty boosts it contains. Below, six ways chamomile is wonderful for your hair and skin.

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Oscars 2015: How to steal the best celeb beauty looks

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It was all about effortless glam and glowing skin at the 2015 Oscars last night. I love makeup looks that play with a woman's natural beauty. Jennifer Lopez and Zoe Saldana were two of my favorites since they rocked neutral hues and soft peach and pink colors. We have the beauty secrets and tricks straight from the celeb makeup artists and hairstylists of the evening. Getting the celebrity look is a lot easier than you may think!

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QUIZ: Which red lips are you?


Red lipstick is captivating. It connects us to the heart, the passion, the exquisite fruits of spring. All shades give prominence to the face and set a style to the look you want, but they also show your personality.

That's why you must be very careful when choosing a shade because you could end up with one that doesn't suit you. The color of your skin, your hair, your teeth and even the shape of your lips play a key role in that election. 

Let us help you choose which of all the fascinating reds transform you into that versatile, elegant and sensual woman you truly are.

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10 Tricks to looking beautiful without trying

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Girl, I'm not alone when I say that when it comes to beauty tips, tricks and fixes we all say: "Yes, please!" Very few of us have the time and energy to indulge in a daily beauty routine. I try to wash my face every day and apply moisturizer in the morning and before bed, but I'm not always successful. It's hard! I always regret my lack of enthusiasm when I'm getting ready to go to an event. My face never looks or feels the best and I have to perform magic tricks to make it look decent. If you are like, this slideshow is just for you because I'm going to show you easy things you can do at home to look always beautiful.

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This GROSS pimple popping technique will leave you with beautiful skin


I know I shouldn't pick at my pimples, but I just can't help myself. What, am I supposed to just wait for the zit to just go away on its own? Pfft, I have zero patience or time for that. So I do what most of us ladies do: squeeze those little suckers into oblivion. However, doing so has left me with a sprinkling of acne scars that have now mixed in with my sun spots and freckles. Not fair, right? Well, if you ask Dr. Oz, I literally did it to myself. According to him, there's a much more effective means of getting rid of those ugly pink spots, and it won't literally scar you for life. Ay, hallelujah, right? Well, before you go celebrating I'm going to need you to brace yourself, chicas, because though the solution is effective, it ain't pretty.

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6 Beauty oils you NEED to use

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With winter rearing its often ugly head, my skin and hair are screaming at me for a bit of extra TLC. I have really sensitive skin and tons of tempermental curly hair, so I need to be smart about the beauty products that I use. For the most part, I prefer to go the natural route. I'm thrilled that so many people have jumped on the natural bandwagon, because that means that products that once required a trip to the health food store, are becoming much more readily available--even at the local big box store. This new increased availability means that instead of spending time scouring store shelves for products with ingredents that I can pronouce, I can now rely on all-natural, often organic oils without any loss in convenience. Here, I've compiled some of my current go-to beauty oils as well as some that I'm excited to try in my battle against dry, dull winter skin and hair.

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How coconut oil can protect your hair before you bleach it


Experimenting with hair color and changing up your look is so much fun, but it's no secret that it can wreak havoc on your hair, especially if you use bleach. And let's be honest, most of us dark haired Latinas have to use bleach if we're gonna see any difference at all when changing up our hair color--even from one shade of brown to another, let alone going blonde or a fun color like purple or blue. But you no longer have to worry about frying your tresses every time you whip out the bleach. There's a completely safe and natural way to protect your hair.

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7 Ways to save your dry scalp​

It's a lucky girl who doesn't suffer at least a mild bout of dry scalp once winter rolls around and harsh cold wind and dry indoor heat begin to leech all of the natural oils from your skin. A dry, itchy winter scalp is not only uncomfortable, but it can be embarrassing when those little while flakes start making themselves seen to the outside world. Of course, sometimes those flakes are caused by an actual medical problem like psoriasis, eczema or a fungus, but if your problem is mostly environmental, there are some things you can do to remedy it all on your own, or even avoid it altogether. Try these seven dry scalp fixes.

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