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30 of the Best Beauty Tips and Tricks We Found on the Internet

You can spend an entire day scrolling and clicking on Pinterest pins, watching videos on YouTube, and liking tutorials on Instagram having to do with beauty. It’s incredible that we live in a day and age that learning the latest (or old school) belleza tips, tricks, and hacks is really only a click away. But…

14 Different Jean Style Trends to Look for this Fall

Fall is officially here! With it, comes a bunch of cool trends you’ll want to partake in that will carry on into winter. While you may not want to try out all of autumn’s latest and greatest styles, you definitely want to be in the fashion loop, and get your faves! That’s why we are…

How One Afro-Latina Hopes to Revolutionize the Beauty Industry

For Latinas, hair isn’t just hair and that’s something that 32-year-old Lulu Cordero, the founder of beauty brand Bomba Curls knows all too well. “I grew up Dominican and we love hair,” she tells HipLatina. “From the time you’re born, you start to learn about hair.” The Dominican-born, Miami-raised Cordero says that when she was nine,…

13-Year-Old Dies After Being Attacked at Moreno Valley School

On September 16, two 13-year-old students at Landmark Middle School in Moreno Valley, California attacked another student — only known as Diego. The 13-year-old victim was in critical condition, and earlier this week, he was reported dead. The 15-second video of the attack which has gone viral, was posted on social media and shows Diego…

Racist White Man Lashes out at Latina For Speaking Spanish

Savannah is a picturesque town with a deep history that dates back to 1733. Like much of the American South, it still retains an antebellum mindset when it comes to diversity. Some parts of the Low Country — and a lot of the South — also have that backward mentality, which these days applies to…

Gender-Neutral Barbies of All Shades Just Debuted

Barbie’s iconic slim, European, and feminine style has received criticism and backlash in recent years for continuing to perpetuate unrealistic body expectations for the young girls who play with them but they’ve slowly begun taking steps to right those wrongs. In their latest attempt, Mattel recently announced they’re releasing a new line of gender-neutral dolls….

Meet Three WOC Who Won the MacArthur “Genius” Award

Every year, since 1981, the MacArthur Fellows Program has awarded more than a thousand people a significant monetary award to people who are creating a positive change through their work. In other words, the MacArthur Award is a huge deal, that’s why it’s exciting to hear that three of the recipients of the MacArthur Fellows…

Aymée Honors Cuba With Her Latest Album

Cuban songstress Aymée Nuviola is known for her tropical fusion sound, but for her latest album she headed back to her homeland to truly string together a collection of Cuban classics. A Journey Through Cuban Music, released earlier this year, was recorded in Havana where Nuviola was born, at the iconic Abdala Studios. View this…