beauty

The Best Makeup Tips for Teen and Tween Girls

Once the age of puberty comes, almost any girl gladly starts experimenting with makeup. However, many apply too much makeup and can’t find the right balance. In addition, they often neglect the importance of proper skincare which is crucial in this period ruled by acne. Skin needs regular cleansing, moisturising and high quality makeup in […]

What is the Right Age for Girls to Start Using Make Up?

I’ve been asked many times by parents of tween and teen girls about the right age for girls to start wearing make up. The reality is that every family differs on the right age they feel comfortable about allowing their girls to start down the make up and beauty road. If we take a page […]

[VIDEO] Twin Teens Share Tips to Fight Acne (Giveaway Inside!)

By: Cristy Clavijo-Kish, Creator & Publisher “Los Tweens & Teens” One of the most popular topics our Los Tweens & Teens team is asked about by parents is relating to helping their older kids manage acne breakouts. The back-to-school time brings with it peer pressure for our older kids and acne can really hurt a […]

Latin Billboard Music Awards in Orgullosa Style

I have been to the Latin Billboards a few times and the show delivers on awesome Latino music, great entertainment and beautifully dressed Latinas every time. This year I had the pleasure of being invited and attending the Latin Billboard Music Awards with my amigas from P&G’s Orgullosa initiative and my bestie Michelle (my partner […]

Why Taking a ‘Mami Selfie’ is Important for Mother’s Day

I’m excited to participate in the Orgullosa ‘Mami Selfie‘ campaign for Mother’s Day as an Olay Beauty ambassador because I agree that it’s important to include yourself in photos with your children. So often we hide behind the camera. Either we’re ashamed of our weight, our hair, clothes, etc. and in general critical of ourselves. While […]

Get the Look: Camila Alves by Avon

We love to see amazing examples of beautiful women of color and Latinas so sharing this look on Camila Alves by Avon Global Celebrity Makeup Artist Lauren Anderson was easy. I always try to create a look that highlights my olive skin and brown eyes and hair. The ‘bronze’ color lines in makeup focus on […]

Winter Dry Skin Solutions – Neutrogena HydroBooster & Giveaway

Even though I live in Miami, the land of humidity and heat, I have very dry skin and hair so I’m always looking for solutions. My best friend Michelle has the same issue. I immediately volunteered us to try out the new Neutrogena Hydroboost line available in stores everywhere January 2015.   Since we were on […]

Top Tips for Shrinking Pores

Disclosure: Los Tweens is a brand ambassador for Neutrogena and receives products for review and compensation for time.  However, has you can read below, all opinions expressed are always our own and we love the products!  Win your own Neutrogena Pore Refining Line – Giveaway at the bottom of the post A girl once said to […]

[Review] Mascara Reviews: Big Lashes for 2014

Who doesn’t love big lashes?  A 2011 study found that 1 in 3 women will not leave the house without mascara on.  And, I am one of them. Lately, I find myself scratching my head when I shop for new mascaras.  There are so many new brush shapes and added benefits that it’s often hard […]

Top 3 Beauty Must Haves In Your Bag

 Disclosure: Los Tweens is a Neautrogena Beauty Ambassador.  We receive product and compensation.  However, ALL opinions are our own.  I started experiencing shoulder pain the other day and realized it was from all of the bags.  My big purse, the diaper bag, the beach bag, the travel back pack- I am my family’s personal camel. […]

[VIDEO] Kids Hair Simplified & Side Ponytail Tutorial

Disclosure: Los Tweens was provided with products to review and received a gift card for participation.   I bathed all of my children from birth to six months but once they were able to hold their heads up, my husband took over.  After working all day, it’s his special time with his kids.  Dos hijas has taught […]

How To: Maleficent Louboutin Manicure

As I watched Maleficent with my tween, one thing kept catching my eye – Angelina Jolie’s nails!   In the scene where Maleficent curses baby Aurora, I turned to my tween daughter and said, “Look at her nails!  They’re red on the inside!”  The response, “Shhhh!” If you look closely at the two photos below you’ll […]

Beauty Tips for Managing Allergies

I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for Latina Mom Bloggers on behalf of ZYRTEC® ALLERGY FACE®and received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. However, all opinions expressed are my own. If you have ever suffered from allergies or sinus-related head congestion, you know how […]

The Dead Wrong Beauty Mistake You’re Making

We are Neutrogena Ambasssadors and compensated for our time.  However, all opinions expressed are our own.  I thought my beauty routine was pretty good (especially for a busy mom of three kids):  wash my face in the morning and at night, wipe it down with toner, exfoliate every other day and moisturize.  I apply sunscreen […]