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 […]

A Mom’s Personal Journey with Autism

We asked an amazing middle school teacher and friend to share with Los Tween’s readers her very personal story regarding her son’s Autism diagnosis in the hopes that it will help parents know that they are not alone.  There are many moms and dads who struggle but the important thing is to continue to fight for […]

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 […]

Oprah Inspires to Live “The Life You Want”

Los Tweens & Teens team was provided complimentary tickets to the Oprah “The Life You Want” Tour with Olay. However all opinions certainly are our own. Our Los Tweens team was recently invited to attend Oprah’s ‘The Life You Want’ tour with event sponsor Olay. Watching Oprah tell her personal story in her own words […]

8 Maya Angelou Quotes for Moms

I was so saddened to hear about the passing of Maya Angelou.  She has always been and will always be one of my favorite authors.   She had at the ability to make you feel just as her characters were feeling.  She took you to the darkest places and still brought hope. Her command of the […]

Rethinking Mom’s Beauty Advice and Unseen Acne

Disclaimer: I was provided products for review purposes and compensated for my time.  However, all opinions expressed are my own.  Chocolate, oily foods, not washing your face the day before, touching your face too much, we’ve all heard these and other reasons/myths when our faces break out.  They’ve been passed on to us from our […]

Los Tweens & Teens Product REVIEW: Boom Chicka A Pop Popcorn

Healthy Snacking does Taste Good One of my favorite snacks on the planet is (drumroll please…) POPCORN! I like popcorn in just about any form- salty, sweet, cheesy and funky- you name it, I’ve probably tried it. I actually like fresh popcorn best so I have a small popper at home and that’s really my […]

Add Sparkle to Your Winter #Giveaway

Get together about 70 of your closest friends, add in hair styling and sprinkle with Swarovski jewels and you have the perfect event! With the holidays upon us, our ‘Between Amigas Birthday Bash’ was the perfect time to show off just want our friends at Blo Hair Dry Bar can do, what amazing jewels Swarovski has […]

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. […]

Spending Quality “Mami & Tween” Time During the Summer – Tips

Disclaimer: This is part of a sponsored campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and Dole Packaged Foods, LLC. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Every conversation with another mom recently has started with, “What are you doing with the kids this summer?” While everyone is scrambling to find summer camps and fill their tween’s days […]

Commit to Taking Care of Yourself

by Elena Marquina for Mamiverse Moms never get sick, don’t need to get a haircut, can go without a manicure, get enough exercise by running after their kids, manage with an occasional bite off someone else’s sandwich and are used to sleeping less than the rest of the family… Okay, maybe not! But, do you […]