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7 Latina Beauty Icons and Their Signature Looks

Amongst the plethora of gorgeous Latinas, there are a select few that have inspired us with their rare type of beauty and signature looks. Here, we celebrate the seven Latina beauty icons that we constantly want to emulate.

María Félix

Mexican diva actress María Félix had so much power and attitude in just one brow. Her brows framed her beautiful face, and also allowed her to portray intense emotion in her fiery roles. Want to learn about her beauty secrets? This YouTube video will fill you in on all the deets.

Selena Quintanilla

Tex-Mex Queen Selena has gotten more and more popular over the years, reaching Latina legend status. Her signature red lips and liquid liner, paired with bold brows is classic, yet still very much Selena. So much so, that her unique beauty look was channeled into a best-selling collection for M.A.C. Want to recreate Selena’s makeup for yourself? Click here for a tutorial.

Celia Cruz

Afro-Cubana Celia Cruz translated her vibrant energy to her stage costumes and everyday looks. This included her rainbow array of show-stopping wigs. There was a hairstyle for every moment, every outfit, every mood. Puro Azúcar!

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez owns the golden glow. The Boricua is perpetually bronzed, with coordinating sun-kissed hair. Master the look for summer with this amazing video how-to.

Christy Turlington

Supermodel Christy Turlington is half Salvadoran, and full-on stunning. She embodies the minimalist look that was big in the ‘90s and is trending now. With her overall beauty look, less is more.

Irma Serrano “La Tigresa”

Mexicana singer and actress Irma Serrano took the dramatic eye from the 1960s and ran with it. In this case, more is more. It’s exquisite exaggeration that stops just before going too far.

Raquel Welch

Half-Bolivian Raquel Welch mastered the art of ginormous, glamorous hair. Want to test the limits of gravity with your ‘do? Learn how to here.