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Disney's first Latina Princess Elena of Avalor

Disney’s Elena of Avalor animated television series launched to overwhelming applause for the program’s ground-breaking embrace of Latino culture. From the start, her creative wizards at Disney Channel were inspired by Latino culture, customs and heritage as their journey began to create a new world for a new Disney princess. Season two will begin airing this month and a third season is in production – which says something about a kid’s program where the qualities of leadership, empathy and love of family share equal billing. Learn more about the making of this wonderful series.

Ice Princess Makeup Tutorial

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We love this Ice Princess makeup tutorial. Once your makeup is on all you need is a sparkly dress and tiara to make your look complete. Easy costume for Halloween!!

Facial Exercises

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Learn how facial exercises and facial yoga train and work the facial and neck muscles that are crucial but often overlooked in favor of surgery or expensive products. When done regularly, facial exercises and yoga: prevent and correct wrinkles, slack skin and overall help fight the inevitable pull of gravity.

#ModernLatinaBookClub features The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

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This month the Modern Latina Book Club will read the classic House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. As we enter the protagonist Esperanza’s world, House of Mango Street invites us to remember the places where we lived as children and in doing so, reflect upon our own histories and the difficult questions that emerge.

7 Signs You Might Be Stuck in a Rut

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Seven signs you might be stuck in a rut.

What I Want Now: Floral Prints

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Let floral prints take over your wardrobe this summer! There is no doubt that floral prints are a staple item for its feminine touch.

This Summer, Think Pink!

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Summer is fast approaching and it is time to step out in the must have color of this season, Pink! From blushes, champagne pink, to deep cherry, and fuchsia, you will be feeling sweet and romantic all summer.

#ModernLatinaBookClub Features A Fighting Chance by Claudia Meléndez Salinas

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The Modern Latina Book Club features A Fighting Chance by Claudia Meléndez Salinas. In A Fighting Chance, Claudia Meléndez Salinas draws us into the life of Miguel Ángel, a seventeen-year-old boy who lives in Salinas, California, in a neighborhood mired in a poverty he longs to escape.

#ModernLatinaBookClub Features Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera

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Featured in the recent Huffington Post article “11 Books By Latinas Every Feminist Should Add To Their Collection,” the Modern Latina Book Club will read Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera this month.

Cinequest 2017 It’s a Wrap

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Cinequest 2017 Film Festival in San Jose, CA delivered an amazing lineup of films. Modern Latina correspondent Eydie Mendoza shares a few of her favorites from the festival.