I'm always so impressed by moms who are able to bounce back shortly after pregnancy. How the heck did they lose that post-partum belly so fast? Sure, they followed a healthy diet before they gave birth and of course they started working out afterwards, but that's usually not all. In fact, most chicas (Latinas especially) credit fajas to help them slim down their midsection and apparently they really work!
The words that people are using to describe Oscar de la Renta who passed away at 82 years old on Monday evening speak volumes of the respect and admiration he has commanded in the fashion industry for half a century. It's like we can't find enough flattering words to describe the essence of this elegant man who dressed women in a way that showed how much he appreciated and respected feminine beauty, elegance and strength. Whether you call him the "sultan of suave," the king of fashion, or the proud son of the Dominican Republic, we've lost an icon and we want to pay tribute.
I'll never forget the first time I tried press-on nails. I was probably 12 or 13 and my mom was finally allowing me to get manicures while my friends got to experiment with tips and acrylics. I knew there was no chance in hell my Dominican mami was going to be okay with me sporting long, fake nails with funky designs on them. I'd never hear the end of it about how they'd ruin my actual nails and prevent them from growing. So one day I took a trip to my local pharmacy (behind mami's back of course) and bought myself my first pack of press-on French nails. It was a total nightmare and I looked like a complete loca!
While winter is the glorious season of holidays, family get-togethers and parties, it is also the season of flu, colds, arthritis attacks and other physical and physiological winter diseases. While indulging in comfort foods to keep us warm on a chilly winter day, we ignore important nutrients that can severely impact our health. Below you will find 5 powerful nutrients that will help you avoid those winter blues:
More and more celebs have been coming out as bisexual and we can't seem to get enough! Total Divas star Rosa Mendes is the latest star to reveal her bisexuality for the world to love or hate on. On last night's episode, Mendes made out with a girl and confessed, "I'm more into guys, but I've been with girls before." Do your thing, girl! Well, she isn't the only one.
Street style is something you are born with. There are some fashion essentials that are needed like a good pair of jeans and the right stylish pair of shoes, but at the end of the day it is all about how you work it. Latina celebs are pros at rocking some of the best street style we have seen so far this season. They know how to transition their red carpet glam looks into perfect casual getups that inspire us to rock our basics like the stars.
Celebrities: they're just like us. They crave cheeseburgers and fries, and occasionally feel guilty about scarfing down that half-pint of Ben & Jerry's during a recent Scandal marathon. Hey, it happens. However, unlike most of us, celebs have personal trainers and celebrity chefs on hand to help them lose the extra pounds. Not fair, right? Well…I may have found a way to get all the benefits of a pricey celeb workout without having to spend a single penny.
Zoe Saldana is one of my favorite celebrities right now. Not only is she rocking it out at the box office, but the mujer is on top of the world right now! She has a handsome hubby, a couple of babies on the way, and a crazy good sex life. Hmm, I'm sure that last part has something to do with how she got the first two. I bet you want to know how. Well...Continue Reading >
Oftentimes we skip dessert when we are watching our waistlines. For a dessert lover, it is one of the most difficult parts of dieting. Bueno, the truth is that we can have our cake and eat it too. No, that doesn't include the triple chocolate mousse cake with ice cream on the side. Good news is that there are low-fat desserts that can cut your sweet tooth cravings without packing on the pounds.
I'm big on the whole DIY thing and so was my abuela when it came to home remedies. I mean most of the time, why not try something you can make yourself? Well, now I'm thinking I need to be a bit more cautious when it comes to home remedies because I'm finding that some of them can actually be dangerous. The crazy thing is that I have totally tried some of these and I bet you have too!
Sorry abuela, but I'm going to have to say goodbye to some of your recommended home remedies.