- Shine Latina Editor | Beauty | Tue, Oct 15, 2013 3:46 PM EDT | Comments
Don't leave your hands out of the fun this Halloween. If you're dressing up, dress up all of you.
In the video below, Shine Latina's resident beauty vlogger Charleen Gonzalez shares her tips for painting a super-easy skull and a pair of crossbones onto your nails.
It doesn't take very long and it doesn't have to be exact to look legit....Read More »
- Shine Latina Editor | Shine Food | Wed, Oct 23, 2013 2:00 PM EDT | Comments
In Shine Latina's new series, "Grill like a ...", host Paola Pedroza will take you to the expert chefs in Latin American grilling styles.
This week, it's Peruvian dishes:
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- Lili's Latin Kitchen | Shine Food | Mon, Oct 14, 2013 10:54 AM EDT | Comments
By Liliana MoyanoMy mother's recipe for borrachitos is simple: She uses any vanilla or yellow cake mix from the store and follows the instructions as stated.
Borrachito ready to enjoy!
The difference is, before pouring the batter into a cupcake pan, she pours a bit of rum in each spot. Once the cakes are ready, she tops them with a little more rum.
The borrachitos come out to be moist little cakes with the perfect kick of rum, which grants them their name. "Borrachito" translates to "little drunk," which is probably more-accurately taken "drunkie."
So try these out for some good-natured fall fun time with friends....Read More »
- Maria Murriel, Shine Latina Editor | Healthy Living | Tue, Oct 15, 2013 2:07 PM EDT | Comments
Your body coach Armando Cruz grabs kids Amelie and Mandy and shows you how to prep your body for the day.
This week's episode features Armando's quick morning stretches and a fruit smoothie to share with the kids.Read More »
- Babble.com | Parenting | Thu, Oct 17, 2013 11:13 AM EDT | CommentsSome of the most popular Halloween costumes represent other cultures: tons of kids dress up every year as Native Americans or as "Geisha Girls." In fact, those kinds of costumes are so popular that at least one costume supplier puts them in their "classic costumes" category: along with "robot" and "clown," you can find "Spanish Dancer," "Sassy Samurai," and "Dream Catcher Cutie."
The question is, do those costumes celebrate another culture, or simply stereotype it?
A woman in Asheville, North Carolina says costumes like the "Cherokee Cutie"- which features a very short dress-are demeaning, and likens the costume to blackface. A couple years ago, students at Ohio University's Students Teaching About Racism (STARS) program came up with a powerful and thought-provoking campaign: "we're a culture, not a costume." Under a banner that reads, "this is not who I am, and this is not okay," a Japanese-American student holds a photo of a Geisha Girl costume. A Mexican-American student hol...Read More »