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[VIDEO] Summer Skin Care Tips by Dermatologist, Dr. Barba (with Giveaway Inside!)

As we spend more time outdoors enjoying the sun and hopefully hit the water, it’s important to take some steps to maintaining healthy looking skin, especially during this time of the year when you get the most sun exposure and shave more often! Recently in Miami, we met with skin care expert and board certified dermatologist, […]

Carla Hall Shares How To Be More Positive

Disclosure: Los Tweens was invited to a breakfast by P&G and received promotional items and access to O-Town.  However all opinions are our own.  There are people that make you wonder, “How does he/she stay so positive all of the time?”  Carla Hall has always been one of those people for me. Season 5 of […]

[Videos] Mothers, Tias & Grandmas: Watch These!

We are bombarded with content but once in a while there is that amazing video that makes you stop.  Whether you stop because you’re re-thinking how you parent or you stop because you’re laughing so hard you almost fall of the couch, either one makes an impact.  There are a three videos that recently made […]

Movie Review: “Heaven Is For Real”

By Jenny G- Los Tweens & Teens Contributing ‘Mama’ Correspondent Taking a break from our usual “mami and papi duties” my husband of ten years and I decided to have a ‘date night’. It was way over due and in the end so worth it!  Thanks to the invitation extended to Los Tweens and Teens, […]

Importance of Mom Friends and Starbucks’ Caramel Flan Latte Review

Chasing after a toddler at the playground, I looked around and noticed all of the other moms were paired up.  Like high school cliques, the moms stuck together chatting away while their children went down the slide.  I tried a few times to make conversation but they didn’t seem interested in engaging with the new […]

Get the Look: Fishtail Braid Tutorial

Have you or your tween gotten into the braid craze yet?   From kids to celebrities, braids seem to be everywhere.  While its a fun trend to play with, I always think of braids as a more casual hairstyle. I’ve become a huge fan of the fishtail braid which offers a sleek and more sophisticated […]

Celebrating Mujer Vanidades, Eva Mendes

Believe it or not, la belleza Eva Mendes and I have a lot in common.  We were born in Miami.  We are of Cuban-American descent.  And, we spent last Thursday night in the same room! Ok so, we don’t have that much in common but I did get the chance to meet her.   The star […]

L’Oreal Youth Code Texture Perfector Giveaway

mac software download Being a mom of a tween automatically means you’re not that young any more.  Our real age is tough for many of us to embrace, especially those of us who grew up with moms, abuelas and tias who believed in never revealing their true age.  My grandmother refused to let anyone in […]

Getting Beauty Ready for Fall – Review & Giveaway

Disclaimer: Los Tweens was provided June Jacobs Perfect Pumpkin Peeling Enzyme Masque and Lemon Sugar Body Polish to review.  All opinions expressed are our own.  The tweens have gone back to school and September is already here.  As the seasons and our wardrobes change, so should our skin care routine.    Two products that have […]

Looking Your Best – L’Oreal Miracle Blur Review

Follow my blog with Bloglovin write my essays Disclaimer: Los Tweens attended a L’Oreal Paris event and was provided with a gift bag of products.  However, all opinions expressed are our own. From the time she was deemed old enough, my great-aunt whom we affectionately called Tia was taught to never leave her room without applying her makeup. […]

Summer Ready with Starbucks

To say that we are avid Starbucks drinkers would be an understatement.  With five children between us including a toddler and the tweens, coffee is a must!  Whether its in the morning or the afternoon, the baristas at our local Starbucks know us oh so well! And we LOVE it when Starbucks mixes things up […]

Great Summer Smile #YaProbasteEsto

Disclaimer: Los Tweens was provided with P&G products for review.  All opinions expressed are our own. I took the opportunity to make a family dental appointment during Spring break.  (You can imagine how thrilled the tweens were to spend one of their vacation days getting their teeth cleaned!) During our visit, the dentist pointed out […]

Adding Sparkle to Hispanicize 2013

Disclaimer: Los Tweens was provided with Swarovski jewelry.  All opinions expressed are our own.  Cristy and I both had the same reaction when we starting discussing the Hispanicize 2013 (the annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in social media, journalism, marketing, film, music and innovation) – What are we going to wear!?! We (women I’m […]

Spring Fashion: Why Peplum is Perfect for Moms

What do Katherine the Duchess of Cambridge, Jennifer Aniston, Kim Kardashian, Victoria Beckham, and Jennifer Hudson have in common?  They are all fans of peplum.  Peplum, the Greek word for tunic, is a short skirt attached at the waist to a fitted dress, top or skirt.  It was hugely popular last year and a quick […]