Aug 02, 2015


15 New Year’s Beauty Resolutions!


I must admit that as beauty conscious as I may be, I still have my days when I occasionally sleep in my makeup, forget to wash my makeup brushes or go weeks without doing a deep conditioning treatment on my hair. The good thing about starting a new year is that it leaves room for […]

A Curly Affair: Miss Rizos is Coming to Boston


Are you a natural, going through the process or thinking about it? Are you rocking your curls loud and proud? Well come and meet other women just like you at the first ever Miss Rizos event in the US! Miss Rizos is coming to Boston!  She’s leaving sunny Santo Domingo and is heading north to […]

Bark, Bark, Bark for the Holidays


There are three things I really, really love: words, dogs, and chocolate. I love mind games that involve forming, finding, and defining words. Being bilingual, I am intrigued by homonyms: words that share the same spelling and pronunciation but have different meanings. The other day I realized that there is a homonym that brings together […]

Road to Accepted: A Latina’s Tumultuous Road to Her Dream College


The New Latina Voices section captures the life journey, stories and opinions of Latina women of all ages.  It offers the opportunity for real conversation about issues and experiences that really matter to Latina women.  Today’s story is by Roxana Ontiveros, a young woman determined to gain admissions to her dream college. Rejection Rejection remains […]

This is Your Life. Do What You Love, and Do It Often.

This is your life

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New Latina’s 2011 Beauty Awards!

2011 New Latina Beauty Awards

NEW LATINA BEAUTY AWARDS Over the past few months I (along with my testers) have been testing a ridiculous amount of the latest beauty products in skin care, makeup, hair care and more, to bring you a list of the top beauty products you shouldn’t live without!  Check out 39 of our faves in New […]

Money Love: A Guide to Changing the Way You Think About Money

Money Love

Editors’s note:  To celebrate New Latina’s first birthday we teamed up this week with a special guest contributor, Meadow Devor, financial expert and master money coach! This entire week, Meadow shared a new article focusing on money and our relationship with money. Today, we’re giving away Meadow’s Money Love Guide ($9.99 value)!  Get Yours! . TO DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE […]

Inspirada by TED: Life Change in 30 Days

New Year's Resolutions 2012

Recently, I made public my love for TED. Some who read that confession probably thought that what I professed as love was rather infatuation. However, I am happy to report that my love for TED is evolving. I continue to watch more TED Talks. The other day I watched one that is perfect for this […]

9 Great Money Saving Drugstore Beauty Buys!


I’m a firm believer that beauty shouldn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. Here are my top nine favorite drugstore beauty buys that will get you gorgeous without breaking the bank!   9 Drugstore Beauty Products Worth Buying! Eyeshadow Maybelline Eyestudio Color Explosion Shadow in Caffeine Rush Buy: $8.99 There’s no need to […]

Moms Fighting for More than One Breath of Fresh Air

clean air, families, activism

Around the age of two, my daughter developed asthma, resulting in numerous trips to the emergency room. I remember the long nights in the emergency room, the nebulizers and the asthma inhaler with a spacer because she was so young. We lived in the Bronx at that time, a county with some of the highest […]

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