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Seeing our favorite Latina celebrities in red gives us so much inspiration. Whether it's their red lipstick or their gown, there's just something about seeing one of our leading Latina ladies wearing the powerful and sexy color that makes us believe that we can conquer the world. The color red is often associated with passion, love, seduction, danger, power and strength--and it's often also linked to Latinas.

Stars like Salma Hayek, Jennifer Lopez and Thalía have stunned us with their choice of red dresses and gowns and reminded us that no other color makes us feel as confident, which is why we love wearing it. It's such a bold color that wearing it automatically means that all eyes will be on you. Of course, we're never ones to shy away from a little attention--in fact, many of us love it.

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The best part of it all it's that the color is so versatile, it can work for just about any occasion, depending on how you style it. You can wear red for a risqué girls' night out or keep it classy and elegant for a company holiday party. There is a wide range of styles of dresses and gowns that can work for just about any Latina. We all come in different sizes, shapes and skin tones but there's no denying that the color red is that extra pop that just works for all of us.

Wearing other shades and colors like black can also bring out the powerful and seductive side in us as well, but there's something about a gorgeous red dress that makes you ready to take on anything.

Take a look at our list of Latina celebrities who have totally slayed while wearing red, and see some similar looks you can buy to look just as fabulous as them. 

Psst: If you choose to purchase an item on this list, MamásLatinas may receive a small cut. Each item and price is up to date at the time of publication; however, an item may be sold out or the price may be different at a later date.

Let's take a deep breath before we go into this red Salma Hayek look. 1

Let's take a deep breath before we go into this red Salma Hayek look.

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Salma looked like a complete dream at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. The way the dress looks in contrast with her skin and dark hair is an absolute beauty. 

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Show off your shoulders like Salma in this gorgeous chiffon dress with cami straps. 2

This Sheer Mesh Floral Embroidered Chiffon Maxi Dress ($65, Forever 21) may not be as fancy as the actresses' red carpet gown but it will have you feeling and looking like a star.

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We all know that Jennifer Lopez can pull off any color. 3

We all know that Jennifer Lopez can pull off any color.

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Still, when she arrived at the Despierta America set in December 2018 she left us all in awe. 

You don't have to throw off your budget in order to look like a million bucks. 4

This Tube Bodycon Midi Dress ($13, Forever 21) looks just as pretty and will hug your curves as much as J.Lo's dress.

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Petite Latinas can also slay the color red like Becky G did. 5

Petite Latinas can also slay the color red like Becky G did.

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The color might be overpowering but we never shy away from a challenge. Becky showed up to the American Music Awards wearing this sexy bejeweled red gown with a plunging neckline and a high slit that showed off her shapely legs.

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Turn up the heat like Becky, in this A-line gown. 6

This red Dress the Population Iris Slit Crepe Gown ($110, Nordstrom Rack) will make you look bomb no matter where you go. Everything from the fit to the cleavage and the slit are making us drool over this dress! 

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Zoe Saldana proved that although dress is known to be sexy, it can also be classy. 7

Zoe Saldana proved that although dress is known to be sexy, it can also be classy.

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Zoe wore this dress to attend the GLAAD Media Awards in 2015, while she was expecting and she looked amazing. The color red works well with all skin tones, but this particular shade looks remarkable on her.

If a more conservative look is more your type like Zoe, try this one. 8

This R & M Richards Plus Size Illusion Ruffle Sheath Dress ($50, Macy's) has long sleeves but the sheer part around the shoulder area gives it a slight touch of sexy, which is always necessary.

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Eiza González kept it fun and sexy for a movie premiere in 2015. 9

Eiza González kept it fun and sexy for a movie premiere in 2015.

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She looked like a bombshell when she wore a simple yet ultra sexy strappy, satin cocktail dress for The Gallows premiere in 2015.

Try this satin red dress for a night out on the town. 10

Eiza knew what she was doing by wearing that dress on the red carpet, and you can look just as stunning with the ASOS Hammered Satin Strappy Pencil Midi Dress ($38, ASOS). 

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Thalía looks incredibly vibrant every time she wears red. 11

Thalía looks incredibly vibrant every time she wears red.

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We loved this look Thalía modeled at the Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection event hosted by Macy's in 2015. 

If slits and low necklines are your thing, try this dress. 12

This Aijek Maxi Dress In Scallop Lace With Front Slit ($177, ASOS) is a little different than Thalía's but you'll also be able to wear it to multiple events. It can work for a fancy wedding, a sweet 16 or a holiday party. 

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Eva Mendes looks good in anything she wears. 13

Eva Mendes looks good in anything she wears.

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The stylish Cuban actress wore a long-sleeve Gucci dress with a matching lip to the Tribeca Film Festival in 2011, and while the dress had tons of fabric and didn't tightly hug her fit frame, it totally worked for her!

The best part is Eva recreated her look for her own clothing line. 14

While the Gucci dress might be a bit out of our budget, this cherry red Farah Metallic Midi Dress from the Eva Mendes Collection ($60, New York & Company) is right up our alley. 

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Dascha Polanco always represents for our curvy queens. 15

Dascha Polanco always represents for our curvy queens.

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This dress the Orange Is the New Black actress wore looks like it was made just for her. It is elegant with the long sleeves, but it perfectly hugs her curves and has a cut out in her cleavage area to give it just the right level of sexiness. 

This red dress is gorgeous! 16

Show off your best curves in this red Ruffle High-Low Dress ($43, Forever 21). The front part is shorter than the back, which means you have to get a fabulous pair of heels you will love to show off all night. 

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Christina Milian always delivers, in any color. 17

Christina Milian always delivers, in any color.

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She looked absolutely beautiful and festive in this bright red lace dress at the Hallmark Channel's holiday party in December 2018.

You can also look like a holiday princess in this lace dress from ASOS. 18

This Missguided Long Sleeve Lace Fishtail Midi Dress ($87, ASOS) will fit your frame just right, while the skirt length and the lace will add a touch of class and sophistication.

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Camila Cabello is quickly finding her power. 19

Camila Cabello is quickly finding her power.

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The Cuban-Mexican singer has been slaying with her gown choices on the red carpet. The gorgeous bright red dress she wore to the MTV European Music Awards in November 2018 are proof that she's growing up right in front of our eyes.

If you loved Camila's gown, you'll love this. 20

Wear this Blondie Nites Tie-Back Evening Gown ($180, Macy's) with confidence to any formal event. The best part is that your back will be slightly exposed through the criss-cross back detail, and it also has pockets like Camila's! That's always a plus.

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Marjorie de Sousa left us all speechless when she shared this photo. 21

Marjorie looked like she came straight out of a fairytale during her photo shoot for Original Living magazine. She shared a photo of herself wearing a gorgeous red gown that perfectly hugged her best assets and she looked absolutely timeless.

Like Marjorie, all eyes will be on you in this fiery red gown. 22

This Betsy & Adam One-Shoulder Ruffled Scuba Gown ($189, Macy's) might be a bit over the average person's budget, but it's definitely one you need to buy if you're ready to be the center of attention wherever you go. The flirty one-shoulder design and the form-fitting silhouette will have you turning heads.

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