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By Ana Flores | My life is eclectic. Mi vida la vivo de muchos colores y sabores. What I read and share is just as unexpected at times. Enjoy!

Want Great Hair? It's About the Scalp

Oct. 11, 2013 3:06 p.m. ET

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LOCK ON | For enviably shiny and thick hair—especially as one ages—treat the scalp, not just the tresses themselves. …

Hair

From Pitbull's World Cup anthem to Eva Longoria's ever-growing political clout, Latinos in Hollywood have had a banner year. Here are our top 5 picks.

LOS ANGELES, CA -- Before you fire off angry e-mails notifying us of our glaring omissions, know that we understand there are many Latinos in Hollywood making compelling and memorable contributions.

So, yes, we are aware that Pitbull had a banner year, that Eva Longoria continues to blossom in …

Democrats

Nochebuena vs. Christmas Eve

If you're bilingual and bicultural, you may be saying "Wait a minute, aren't Christmas Eve and Nochebuena the same thing?" The answer is yes… and no. …

Christmas

10 Songs for Your Nochebuena Playlist

We all know and love the classic bilingual Jose Feliciano song, "Feliz Navidad," but it's time to play DJ and mix it up a bit for your Nochebuena …

Gloria Estefan

A Letter to My Son, The Highschooler

Dear son,

It feels like just yesterday that I held you in my arms for the first time. It amazes me to think that you are now 15 years old and a …

Tough Love

Give back this holiday season with gifts that support girls and women

Still looking for that perfect holiday gift? Look no further than the ONE Girls and Women gift guide, which features some of our favorite partner …

Africa

Chunky tomato soup inspired by the Andes and our travels

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Hunt’s Tomato Sauce and Latina Bloggers Connect, but the stories, views, and recipe are ours.

One …

Soup

The Man Who Made The Spanish-Speaking World Laugh

On Alt.Latino, we constantly ask what it means to be Latino. What do I, an Argentine woman, have in common with Felix Contreras, a Chicano from California? And what do we both have in common with, say, a Central American child who comes alone and undocumented to the U.S.? Poet Ruben Dario famously …

Shakira on Motherhood: “I’m Nailing at Least Part of the Job.”

* Interview by Patty Adams Martinez

Today Shakira, superstar singer and mom to 21-month-old Milan (and with a baby on the way!), announced her partnership with Fisher-Price, driving the design of a new line of baby gear and toys sold on Amazon.com. Look for our exclusive interview with her in the …

Shakira

Visit the Home Where Frida (and Diego) Lived

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera were Mexican artists known internationally for their powerful work (Frida, self-referential paintings, often about the …

Your Full Attention, Please! My Rant About iPhone Addiction

In line at the grocery store recently, I sighed and looked up helplessly as my iPhone screen went from Instagram feed to black. Crashed, again. A snort came from the eight-year-old behind me, who was wearing slip-on kicks, khaki shorts, a pink Lacoste shirt, all topped off with a slide-slicked, …

Sign the Petition: Tell President Obama to Save 6 Million Kids' Lives With Vaccines

Every parent wants their kids to have a healthy start in life. But every year, millions of parents lose their kids to illnesses like diarrhea and …

Baked panela cheese and membrillo ‘pan de muerto’ for Day of the Dead

This post is part of a compensated campaign in collaboration with Cacique and Latina Bloggers Connect. All opinions and the recipe are my own.This …

Cheese

'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."

So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.

That first "hey," …

Dating

10x10 Presents Girl Rising (Official Trailer)

10 Awesome Globally Conscious Girls Explain Why Girls MATTER

The Girl Who Smiled Beads: Clemantine Wamariya at TEDxYale

About AYA

Welcome to the AYA Summit. The African Adinkra Symbol, “AYA,” or the fern, is a symbol of endurance, resourcefulness, and growth.

We hope these …

Cómo transformar una idea sencilla a una idea audaz | Simon Brand | TEDxVillaCampestre

3 Fresh Ways to Tie a Scarf

Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko had been working at Chanel when she began designing her own scarves. Often while in the elevator, fellow employees would compliment her on her neck-wear and request the wraps for themselves. Consider it foreshadowing from some ladies with good taste. Wasko set out …

For The Love Of Ricky Martin

Latin pop often gets a bad name — for being too schmaltzy, for being heavily commercial, for being overly produced. There can be truth to those critiques, but they can also feel like poorly veiled cultural elitism.

If you listen to Alt.Latino regularly, you know that I'm a big fan of pop music. It's …

Fashions Inspired by Mexico

Summer swing dress

Mexican inspiration is chic this spring and summer. For a look that’s beachy and romantic, look for an oversized, gauzy dress. The …

Mexico

Two Entrepreneurs Team Up To Revolutionize Fashion For The Professional Woman

Seven women are sitting in a circle at Greenwich Village’s Onegin Restaurant, sipping cocktails, exchanging business cards and raving about Kristin Paquette’s pants.

At first glance, Paquette’s trousers seem like ordinary work pants: black and fitted, with a flattering front seam and a slight ankle …

Entrepreneurship

What Happened When One Woman Had Her Picture Photoshopped In 25 Different Countries

"Make me look beautiful.”

That's what Esther Honig asked 40 photo editors to do -- in over 25 countries. Using the service-sharing site Fiverr, Honig, a human interest reporter, sent a picture of herself to be photoshopped around the world to see just how much cultural values are applied to …

Women's News

Fresas con Crema – Sweet Vanilla Crema Dip

June 24, 2014 | Cooking

The strawberry season in the U.S. typically peaks between April and June, depending on where you live. Right now is an …

All Things Frida

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Get the look: Frida Kahlo-Inspired Hair

My lifelong admiration of Frida Kahlo started when I was about five or six years old during my first trip to the Museum of Modern Art in New York …

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo: Sus Palabras

Español: "No quiero que pienses como yo, sólo que pienses."

English: “I don’t want you to think like I do. I just want you to think.”

—Frida …

Frida Kahlo