While vacationing in Paradise Island, Bahamas I met this gorgeous 39-year-old Bahamian woman. She had a flawless complexion that didn't show the slightest sign of aging. Was she drinking insane amounts of water or using the most amazing skincare products known to woman? Nope, she was using plain ol' petroleum jelly. And no, I'm not joking!
Washing your hair seems like a no brainer--but apparently we've all been doing it wrong. You'd be surprised how badly you could ruin your hair by not washing it right. In fact, bad shampoo habits are actually worse than not shampooing at all. It might sound crazy, but believe me it's true. Forget everything you knew about shampoo and find out how you SHOULD be washing your hair!Continue Reading >
We're living in an age where everyone is trying to take a greener, more holistic approach to life. With that said, we can't all afford to buy organic beauty products. I sure can't! So if you want a more natural beauty routine, it's all about DIYing your regimen as often as you can. Don't know where to start? Begin by adding some baking soda into your beauty madness. You'd be surprised how many things you can do with this thing. Check it out!
There are so many cool tips and tricks that can easily transform your look in just five minutes or less. And thank god because who has a half an hour to spend on their hair in the mornings? I know I'd rather hit the snooze button and get some extra shut-eye. So if you're finding yourself pressed for time but not willing to walk out of your house looking like a loca, check out some of these smart hair hacks! They'll get you effortlessly beautiful ASAP!Continue Reading >
When it comes to beauty products, I really have no limits. And when I say I have no limits, I mean once I hit a Sephora or any other beauty store, I can't help but go crazy shopping. It's a serious problem. With that said, I'm really trying to save some money when it comes to my makeup and beauty products. So I decided to research a few beauty tricks and tips that will help me look my best without breaking the bank.
Some of these beauty hacks are so effective, I wish I would have known about them sooner! Check them out and look gorgeous without breaking the bank!Continue Reading >
I went into my thirties armed with a lifetime supply of hair dye and retinol cream, but nothing could have prepared me for the onslaught of hormonal changes my body went through almost immediately after the clock struck midnight on my 30th birthday. Ay. Mi. Madre! Overnight, I was thrown into what can only be described as Puberty: The Sequel. Why didn't anyone warn me?
Like most women my age, I expected to have to deal with canas and wrinkles in my thirties, but I had no idea that I'd also have to deal with these 12 surprising changes.
I'll never forget the first time I stepped foot in a Dominican hair salon. I was around 5 or 6, and I was getting my first professional haircut. Unlike the other hair salons I had been exposed to before then, this one was as vibrant and exciting as a Latino family party! In one corner, hairstylists were doing client's hair and in the other, an old lady with a grocery cart full of homemade pastelitos, avena, and Morir Soñando juices. And let's not forget the loud and comforting merengue and bachata music playing in the background.
Since then I've been hooked on Dominican salons for more reasons than I just said. And don't worry, girl: there are Dominican salons all over the country. If you live in a big city like L.A., NYC, Miami, D.C., or Chicago, you're bound to find one. Still don't see the big deal? Here are eight reasons why every chica should visit a Dominican hair salon.Continue Reading >
Any curvy chica or flaquita with thick legs (like me) has struggled with inner thigh chafing--you know, when your inner thighs constantly rub against each other. No thigh gap here! I've gotten it so bad that I've actually made holes in the inner thighs of some of my stretchy skinny jeans. But as you probably already know, this problem definitely presents the most challenges during the summertime.Continue Reading >
El arroz es uno de esos alimentos que nunca faltan en casa, además de ser delicioso es una gran fuente de energía y tiene muchas propiedades nutritivas, es rico en Vitamina D, fibra y previene enfermedades como el cáncer.
Lo que no sabías es que las asiáticas lo utilizan para tener una piel hermosa y libre de arrugas. Aquí te paso dos recetas en las que el arroz es el mejor secreto de belleza para tu piel.Continue Reading >
El calor derrite todo y más aún si vives en un lugar en donde el aire acondicionado no está prendido todo el tiempo. Por eso es importante que cuides tus productos de belleza manteniéndolos a la temperatura adecuada y así evitarás que se arruinen. Puedes destinar un pequeño espacio en tu refrigerador y crear una sección de belleza para que ubiques los siguientes productos.Continue Reading >