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Internet Trolls Questioned This Mexican Dad’s Masculinity For Letting His Daughter Glam Him

As much as the media wants to portray Latino dads (or Latino men in general) as machista, this right here proves how far from the truth that is. This makeup artist applied a full face on her dad as an innocent joke. What she took away from this went far deeper than what everyone saw on the surface.

17-year-old Gisela Villa has been practicing makeup application for two years, and she’s gotten REALLY good.

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She says she learned almost everything from watching other artists on YouTube.

While some men criticize women for “wearing too much makeup,” Gisela’s dad, Lucio, has been her #1 fan.

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“At first, the thought I was doing it just to do it, but as I started growing, he started supporting me a lot,” Gisela told mitú. “My dad is actually the one who takes me makeup shopping. He tells me ‘Oh that looks really nice or… maybe not that color.”

Dad goals, right?!

Seeing how her dad is so supportive, she wanted to see what his mustache would look like under fierce highlight and contour.

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“I always wondered what he’d look like if he had makeup on because he has a big mustache. So I always thought to myself, ‘It’d be really funny if I did my makeup on him,’ but I never mentioned it to him.”

It wasn’t until boredom struck that she asked if he was down for a makeover. He gave in and said, “Okay – just this one time.” Because what dad doesn’t do things like this for baby girl?

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“ I was super bored at home, about to cook dinner and I kind of just remembered I wanted to do my dad’s makeup. He had just gotten home from work and I asked him. He just looked at me without saying anything and I was SO EXCITED.”

Gisela grabbed all her tools, and as her dad watched TV — and in less than 40 minutes — she glammed him up with a full face of primer, foundation, eyeshadow, lashes, contour and highlight for *the gawds.*

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“He was aware of what I was going to do because he had seen it on me so many times… Until I put fake eyelashes on him, he was like ‘I can’t open my eyes!’ He probably thought I wasn’t going to go that far, but I did.” ??

His reaction after looking in the mirror was pretty priceless…

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“There was no mirror in front of him [during the application]. When I was done, he got up and looked at himself. I was laughing so hard – almost crying. He looked at me and said, ‘Oh, you’re so crazy,’ and he started laughing. He was looking at himself, probably thinking, ‘Is this really me?’ I thought his reaction would be different. I thought he was going to be like, ‘Oh that’s too much,’ but he started laughing.”

In fact, Gisela’s dad embraced it so much, he went to show off to his wife and kids running around the neighborhood.

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“Once I was done, he went to show my mom and said, ‘Look at me, do I look beautiful now?’ My mom laughed, then he asked, ‘Can you give me a kiss?’ She said, ‘No! You’re wearing lipstick!’ She laughed because she was so surprised.”

“There were a few kids running around my neighborhood, and he walked outside for 20 minutes, and he was just standing there and all these little kids would pass and say, ‘Oh my god, he’s wearing makeup!’ They laughed and their reaction made my dad laugh. He wore it for at least 20 minutes, then was like, ‘Okay, I’m going to take this off.’ He had glitter everywhere.”

After Gisela posted pictures on Twitter, trolls came out and said he’d lost his masculinity… but they’re brushing off those haters.

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“For every 10 people that commented, one would say things like, ‘Your dad just lost his masculinity for this.’ Or ‘Makeup shouldn’t be for guys. What has this world come to?’ I’ve never liked to bring attention to negativity, but this isn’t right.”

But Gisela’s dad has a newfound respect for women AND men who wear makeup. They both hope the virality of his makeover serves to change lives.

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“If a guy wants to wear makeup, he should be able to wear makeup as much as any girl. Makeup comes off. There’s no rules to makeup,” she told mitú. Preach!

Oh, and as for who taught him how to pose like this…

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“Haha, I did! When I wanted to take pictures of him… Every time I do my makeup I want to take pictures, of course. And he’s always telling me, ‘When will you stop taking pictures of yourself?’ And he sees how I do all these hand motions, and I pose this way or that way. Right before I was going to take the pictures he said, ‘Let me do it how you do it.’ He started doing the hand poses, so I guess he got it from me.”


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Makeup Pros Give The Best Advice On How To Stop Doing Makeup The Wrong Way

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Makeup Pros Give The Best Advice On How To Stop Doing Makeup The Wrong Way

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There are two kinds of people in the world: makeup aficionados and makeup influencers. As much as we’d like to be makeup pros, we cannot all be makeup experts, there’s just no way, and we have proof! On YouTube alone, there are countless of people that are doing makeup tutorials all wrong. Yes, they are hilarious to watch, but what’s the point of watching a makeup tutorial if it’s a complete disaster? Perhaps if we pay more attention to real makeup pros and follow their advice, we can perhaps teach others to do it, someday maybe. 

Here’s a couple of lessons that we should all be following:

Stop using the wrong foundation.

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One of the biggest mistakes people make is choosing a color foundation that doesn’t actually match their skin tone. You can tell when people do this because their face is a different color than their neck. People also have a mask-like foundation and forget to blend it throughout their face, hairline, and neck.

“Stop using the wrong foundation color,” Jamie Greenberg said in an interview with Byrdie. “A lot of people tend to match their skin to their neck, but your neck may be lighter and your chest darker, so I say match your skin to your chest and then bring the foundation down so you’re all one color.”

Don’t smile when you’re applying blush.

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People often think they have to extend their face when applying blush by smiling, but this is all wrong because you’re not smiling the entire day. “Stop smiling when you put blush on — it will make it sit lower on your face. Always apply to a rested face,” Carlie Quinn said to BuzzFeed.

Apply makeup in proper lighting.

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“Don’t do your makeup in bad lighting!” Greenberg said in Allure. If you’re lighting is off, your makeup will be too. If it’s too dark, you will definitely walk out with too much makeup, and the wrong tones too. If there’s too much light, you risk not wearing enough. It’s all about balance.

Before you apply any makeup to your skin, make sure your skin is properly ready.

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By properly ready we mean, not just clean but prepared for makeup.

“If you’re not prepping your skin with moisturizer or primer before you apply your foundation, you’re basically inviting your makeup to invade your pores and get comfortable enough to dry it out and cause breakouts,” Cosmo recommends. “Moisturizer and primer help your skin stay hydrated, smooth out the texture, and keep your foundation from settling into creases.”

Brushes vs. fingers

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The brush industry is making billions in sales selling every kind of brush including five different brushes for your eyebrows, three other ones for your cheeks, and God knows how many more for applying loose foundation. The problem is that you’re probably not washing your brushes enough, so you’re just adding bacteria to your face. Makeup experts suggest using your fingers to apply foundation, eyeshadow, blush, even lipstick. Your fingertips are a lot more gentle than your hand is when you’re using them forcefully with brushes or sponges.

Be easy with the lip liner and the gloss.

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While all might want Kylie Jenner lips (without the fillers), going crazy with the gloss or applying a harsh lip liner won’t do your lips any justice. “When holding the lip taut it can create a tight, unnatural shape,” Buxom’s Education Manager, Dan Smythe, said to Glamour. “Remember, the most flattering lip shape for you is your own, but enhanced. For the bottom lip, work from the center, at the lip’s fullest point, again working upwards with small strokes to connect the line at the corners.” When it comes to gloss, make sure the brand is legit, because some look like you’ve just applied a gel to your lips.

This is probably the most important lesson of them all: Don’t use too much makeup!

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Yes, we know you love makeup but that doesn’t mean you put every single product on and wear it every day. Remember, less is more. “I see more and more women wearing more and more makeup,” Beau Nelson, who works with Nicole Richie and Christina Hendricks said to Allure. “Though I’m a huge supporter of wanting to look the way you want to look, I’m concerned that a number of women are simply following an Instagram trend. To me, that much makeup doesn’t even look good in pictures with professional lighting, let alone in full daylight or under fluorescent office lights.”

READ: These Winged Tip Eyeliner Fails Are Painful But Oh So Hilarious To Watch

Concha Skincare Products That Are Better than A Concha

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Concha Skincare Products That Are Better than A Concha

Conchas hold a special place in our hearts. That soft, sweet bread perfect with cafecito or just as a snack has become one of the Latinidad’s most beloved foods. However, it’s not just our love of eating this pan dulce that has launched it to popularity. Its recognizable shape, scent and flavor has made it the versatile subject of many accessories. Namely, it’s found its way into our favorite body care items. 

Whether it’s a sweet scented concha candle or some concha lip gloss, we love these items. Get ready to add a few of these to your own collection as you check out some of the best concha-themed body care products there are. 

1. Concha Bath Bomb

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Loquita Bath and Body is a California-based company that specializes in Latinx and 90’s nostalgia bath products. They’re the company that gave us the famous concha bath bomb. Their concha bath bomb comes in a variety of scents like a chocolate concha, a unicorn concha, a pink concha, and a zombia concha. Drop one of these in your tub and your bathroom will soon smell like the local panderia. 

2. Concha Bath Sponge

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Are you in the need for some exfoliation to get your skin to it’s very smoothest and softest? Use this concha bath sponge with your favorite body wash or bath butter and your skin will soon be as sweet as the pan dulce that inspired this product. 

3. Concha Body Oil

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If your looking for that final touch before you leave the house, this concha body oil is for you. Spray a fine mist onto your skin and hair and get ready to shimmer like the star you are. It also has the added benefit of a fresh-baked pan dulce scent. 

4. Concha Sugar Scrub

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Your skin should be as moisturized as a piece of tres leches. With Loquita’s Concha Sugar Scrub, it will achieve just that effect. You’ll be just as soft as the fresh and delicious concha that you’ll smell like. 

5. Self Conchas Pouch

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All these concha-inspired body care products need their own place of honor. Stay with the theme by choosing the Mitu Shop’s “Don’t Be Self Conchas” pouch. It’s perfect for toting all your concha-themed goodness wherever you may go. 

6. Concha Lips

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The iconic pink of a fresh-baked concha now makes for the perfect lip color. A luscious pink liquid lipstick, this concha-inspired formula is long-lasting and will leave your lips looking yummy.

7. Concha Bubble Bar

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Beaugrimebaby is another California-based bath and beauty company. They have their own take on concha body care with their concha bubble bar. Available in five scents Cafe con Leche, Agua De Coco, Minty Pan, Rosa Salvaje, and Strawberry the bars bubble up into an incredibly fragrant bubble bath cocktail.

8. Pan Dulce Headband

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Before you enjoy some much needed TLC, you gotta get yourself ready. Keep your hair away from your face with this pan dulce printed headband and get ready for a facial, sugar scrub, face mask or whatever pampering you’re into.

9. Stay Golden Heart Concha Soap

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EmviBeauty is a Latina-owned bath, beauty and skincare brand from Etsy. Their “Stay Golden Heart Concha Soap” is cruelty-free and vegan. The heart-shaped bar is a blend of fresh almonds, oatmeal, honey, caramelized brown sugar, ripe fig and a touch of musk. 

10. Concha Compact Mirror

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LizasBoutique is an LA-based Etsy shop that creates unique Latinx-themed jewelry and accessories. Their concha-inspired hand mirror is an adorable and useful addition to your makeup bag.  

11. Concha Candle

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Oh Comadre is a Latina-owned California candle shop. Each scent is lovingly crafted to inspire nostalgia. Their concha candle will make you feel like you just stepped into a cozy bakery. Light this before you use a concha bath bomb or body butter for a super sweet combo.  

12. Chocolate Concha Lip Balm

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If you want that concha taste and concha softness, try Loquita’s Chocolate or Vanilla concha lip balms. Nix your petroleum-based lip balms and try this beeswax, sweet almond oil, cocoa butter and castor oil formula for the ultimate in softness. 

13. Concha Lip Scrub

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Get your lips kiss-ready with a concha-flavored lip scrub. The brown sugar crystals will exfoliate your lips and get your pout ready for whatever the day might bring. 

14. Concha Whipped Soap

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Whipped soap offers moisturizer and a gorgeous scent in a product as luxurious as your skin regiment should be. Use your concha-themed body sponge with this whipped soap in the shower and you’ll come out positively smooth and glowing.