Colón’s Consejos


If you’ve ever had Señora Colón as a teacher, you know you learn far more than just a foreign language throughout the year. She will take every opportunity to enrich her students’ lives with her snippets of wisdom. Ever doubted her beauty tips? Just remember her name means “beautiful”, so she knows what she’s talking about.


  1. Never let them see you sweat
  2. Never go to bed angry
  3. The only thing you have to do in life is die and pay taxes
  4. Everyone has their light
  5. Always be classy
  6. Be yourself, don’t let boys define you
  7. Envy is worse than jealousy
  8. You can look at the menu, but you don’t have to order
  9. Don’t bring sand to the beach
  10.  Beauty only comes to those that deserve it


  1. 30 minutes of exercise EVERYDAY
  2. Always drink water
  3. A moment on the lips, forever on the hips
  4. Your body is a temple
  5. Don’t waste calories on beverages


  1. Never wax or pluck your eyebrows
  2. Wash your face every night
  3. Beware of the sun


  1. Your hair is the most important part of your appearance
  2. Don’t sleep with wet hair or risk sinusitis
  3. Trim your hair every three months
  4. Give your hairdresser a good tip


  1. Smoky eyes are not for everyone
  2. For eye makeup: less is more
  3. Always outline lips for fuller look


  1. Your underwear should never be part of your outerwear
  2. Purchase a classy black cocktail dress
  3. Where’s your ID?