Frida Kahlo
10 Things You Need to Know About Frida Kahlo
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/24/2014 - 14:10

Frida Kahlo has received years of posthumous recognition, but next year the Mexican painter will be honored in a special way at the New York Botanical Garden.


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6 Stars Who Question The Existence of God
6 Stars Who Aren't Sure God Exists
By Cristina Arreola | 03/27/2014 - 13:59

For many Latinos, religion is a vital source of faith and inspiration.


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Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart at Fight Night
7 Obvious Latina Movie Casting Decisions
By Cristina Arreola | 09/17/2013 - 15:02

Were you surprised to hear that Jennifer Lopez would be playing a cougar in the upcoming thriller The Boy Next Door? We definitely weren’t! Sometimes a role is so obviously meant for one actress, it would seem ridiculous to cast anyone else.


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Infertility Awareness Week: Frida Kahlo Struggled With It, Too
By Samantha Leal | 04/25/2012 - 13:23

It’s National Infertility Awareness Week, a nationwide campaign that hopes to bring to light many of the problems and frustrations of the infertility community, and educate the public on the topic. Interestingly enough, this goes hand in hand with a new study released that gives a new diagnosis to explain Mexican artist Frida Kahlo’s infertility: Asherman’s syndrome.


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Halloween Costumes
The 12 Best Latino Halloween Costumes!
By Latina Staff | 10/11/2011 - 17:03

Every Halloween is a new chance for those who like to don costumes to experiment. Here at Latina, we began brainstorming possible costumes for this year’s consideration – with a Latino twist of course! 

For those who haven't any idea who to emulate this year, we jotted down some people to consider. Check out the 12 best Latino costumes that we're recommending this fall!


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Frida Kahlo Memorabilia Suspected to Be Fake
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 09/30/2009 - 18:24

An art dealer in San Miguel De Allende, Mexico claims to own 1,200 items that once belonged to celebrated painter Frida Kahlo, including paintings, unsent letters and clothes. This collection would be worth a fortune if owner Carlos Noyola could prove that it actually belonged to Kahlo.


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Ode to the Original Style Icon: Dolores del Rio
By Monica Herrera | 09/23/2008 - 13:47

Though Jennifer Lopez, Eva Longoria Parker and Christina Aguilera work hard to break barriers in show business, they owe much to the legacy of Dolores del Rio, the original Latina star and style icon. Dubbed "the most beautiful woman in Hollywood" by Marlene Dietrich, the Mexican actress was celebrated internationally for her talent and incomparable looks: raven hair, perfectly symmetrical bone structure and poignant eyes.


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MTV Tr3s Gives the Lowdown on Latin Style with 'Fashionista'
By Monica Herrera | 08/12/2008 - 19:35

Latinos and fashion go together like mojitos and the beach! J. Lo and Marc Anthony! Er...cholos and lowriders! You get the idea. Our contribution to the field goes way beyond zoot suits and moños (and the aforementioned cliches), and MTV Tr3s is about to show everyone exactly how we do.


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How To: Braid Your Hair Like A Goddess
By Latina Staff | 06/27/2008 - 14:25

Braids aren't just for elementary school kids. Nicole Richie and Salma Hayek have been sporting the retro hairstyle at events. It's an earthy goddess look that would make Frida Kahlo proud.

Step 1: On one side of your head, take a 1-to-2 inch piece of hair from above one ear.

Step 2: Hold the piece vertically, pointing upward, and braid it, working from roots to ends (going upwards toward the ceiling). Fasten end of braid with an elastic.


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