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10 Ways to Embody Frida Kahlo’s Creative Vision in Your Own Life

The iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo embodies the vibrant colors and tragic history of her native land. Born in a time of revolution and turmoil, she overcame poverty, childhood polio and a severe injury from a trolley accident. Despite…
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Life Lessons from Power Latinas

These chicas are such fierce role models. 1. You don't need to compromise your values to get ahead. During her speech at Cosmopolitan for Latinas' first-ever Fun Fearless Latina Awards last spring, Michelle Rodriguez said she…
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How Latina Women Lean In

Just as Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg launched her campaign to ban the word “bossy” in the name of female empowerment, a new study was released by the Pew Research Center that highlights the incredible strides made by Latina women, America’s…
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15 Reasons Why Dolores Huerta is the Mother of Latino Civil Rights

Dolores Huerta has rightly been called the mother of Latino civil rights. An activist and advocate since the 1950s, she is best known for co-founding with Cesar Chavez the United Farm Workers Union. A new biopic of Chavez, directed by and…
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Pick Up Lines Not To Use on A Latina

We’ve heard them all — and they DON’T work. 1. “Hola, me llamo papi chulo.” *wink-wink* 2. “I've always liked Spanish girls.” 3. “Is it true that your hips don't lie?” 4. “You know what they say about…
Rosie Perez's Memoir Will Inspire Latinas-NFO

Rosie Perez's Memoir Will Inspire Latinas

Before Jennifer Lopez and Selma Hayek became household names, there was Rosie Perez – a fiery, outspoken Puerto Rican who became one of best known Latina actresses in the 1980s for her work in “White Men Can’t Jump” and Spike Lee’s…
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Q&A with Sofía Vergara

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What's your secret for looking amazing in your 40s?  I think a lot of it has to do with genes, but I also take care of myself by eating right and exercising. People are obsessed with your brows. Do you have any brow tips?  I like…
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How to Prevent and Correct Hyperpigmentation

You've heard more than once that Latinas are prone to dark spots due to increased melanin production in our skin, but is the sun the only thing causing it? Research shows some of the things you least expect are causing hyperpigmentation —…
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Take Control of Your Heart Health

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Do you know what it means to GO RED? It means getting informed, taking control of your heart health, and sharing information about heart disease prevalence with the mujeres in your life. Read Related: I Survived Heart Disease What it means…