Beauty Spotlight: Besame Cosmetics

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Besame Cosmetics was created by Buenos Aires native Gabriela Hernandez. She was inspired by the ritual of watching her mother and grandmother put on makeup and the affectionate feeling it left in her. Besame Cosmetics intricately designed packaging is inspired by the European and South American made compacts she would find on her mother’s vanity. With a  love of […]

Joy For the New Year: Take two capsules of happiness twice daily.

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Joy, age 61, came to see me for asthma attacks, dry eyes and mouth, cysts in her liver, insomnia, chronic fatigue, dizziness, heartburn and burning urination.These symptoms began after her mother had a stroke and Joy took responsibility for her. Soon,Joy was diagnosed with Sjogren’s disease, an autoimmune condition that […]

5 Ways to Be More Productive

5 ways to be more productive

By Lillie Morales It’s a new year and everyone is making resolutions they don’t intend to keep. The whole thing about resolutions is really consistency and setting realistic goals. Instead of making resolutions, why not find new ways to be more productive? Let’s face it, being productive these days is […]

Traditional Latino Dishes

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Just like other cultures,  Latinas/os have their favorites, and we can never say no to abuelas cooking. No matter what we do no recipe will taste exactly like abuelas cooking but, we can try. In a Latino household, cooking is one of the ways we entertain ourselves and others. Take […]

From Jello to JLO

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Ever wonder how Latina Jennifer Lopez got her famous backside? Well besides getting it from her mama she puts in hard work! Yes she is genetically gifted, but maintaining a firm bum takes discipline. Check out these 3 exercises that are sure to whip your backside into a Jennifer Lopez […]

Latina Beauty Rituals

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We all have heard of crazy beauty secrets! These are some of the great latina beauty rituals that our abuelas, mamis, tias and other family members swear by! Below are our top beauty rituals that many latinas swear by. The best part is that they’re all DIY and are soft […]