Sep 15, 2014

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Successful Fashion Blogger Andy Torres Delivers TED Talk on Ego Blogging

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My 17-year old daughter shared this short  TED Talk video with me.  Andy Torres, a Mexican stylist blogger speaks about “ego blogging” and her successful journey as a fashion blogger since 2007.  A confident and passionate Latina, for sure. I thank Andy for being a role model to my daughter and other young women.  Her […]

How to Care For and Style Your Curly Hair!

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Caring for your Curly Hair Curly hair can make you look sexy and sassy, but when it gets out of control and frizzy, you’ve got yourself a hair problem.  We consulted the blogosphere and found you some interesting articles and video to help you manage your gorgeous curly hair and look stunning! What’s Your Curly […]

Anti-Aging Tips to Help You Maintain a Youthful Glow!

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We all worry about aging and the wrinkles, sagging skin, dullness and brown spots that come with it. But instead of feeling overwhelmed, take action by finding the products that your skin really needs. Check out these tips that can help keep your skin young and bright in your 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s! Anti-Aging […]

Holiday Crafting: Handmade Christmas Ornament (A Tutorial)

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It is that time of year again.  That wonderful, colorful and cheerful time of year.  The perfect time for gathering with loved ones.  It is also the perfect time for crafting simple, yet beautiful things for your home or to give as gifts. One of the things I like to make around this time of […]

From Catholic to Buddhist: Michelle Zapata, Photo Editor & Artist

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At New Latina, we celebrate and honor diversity among Latina women.  The Spirituality Series showcases Latina women’s faith and spirituality, highlighting how they choose to live a centered and guided life.   Michelle Zapata is a 34 year old buddhist, born and raised New Yorker. She was born to immigrant parents from Puerto Rico (Father) […]

3 Glamorous (and Easy) Holiday Makeup Looks!

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Three Fabulous Holiday Makeup Looks! One thing I love about the holidays is that it gives me the perfect excuse to dress and doll up (not that I really need one). With holiday parties just around the corner, you’ll need to know how to look effortlessly pretty and festive. Here are 3 holiday makeup looks […]

Madly in Love with TED

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My husband is the one to blame for my affair since he was the one who introduced me to TED. It all began when I complained that we were paying too much for premium cable TV. Days would go by without us turning the TV on, and when we did, we could not find anything […]

7 Makeup Mistakes You Should Avoid!

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The truth is, whether we know it or not we’ve all had our fair share of makeup mistakes. These beauty blunders can give the impression you don’t have a clue about makeup (not to mention make you look like a mess).  We chatted with professional makeup artist Ericka Tapia on the makeup mistakes you may […]

Latino Heritage & Cultural Unity

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New Latina Voices Series ~ Express Yourself… Once upon a time when I lived in the land of New Jersey, I was engulfed in my Latino heritage.  Or so I thought.  Living in Washington, D.C., I am surrounded by people from all over Latin America.  One interesting thing I have seen is many Latinos are constantly […]

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