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Try this Fashion Trend: Chola Chic

There is no denying iconic chola style has gone mainstream. From the makeup to the clothes and jewelry, this look is fun, flirty and one you have to try. So how do you pull off the tough glam look that chola chic has to offer if you are not actually a chola? Pues así…

The Eyes

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Rock eyeliner that makes a bold statement. You want it to look like you drew it on with a Sharpie, but DON’T  actually draw it on with a Sharpie.

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A liquid pen eyeliner pen, like Maybelline’s Eye Studio Master Graphic, will give you bold, sharp lines that stay put.

The Lips

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A well-lined lip can look tough if you go darker with it or simply polished if you keep it in the same shade as your lipstick.

The Nails

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Nail art is nothing new, it’s always been a way to express your aesthetic.

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These Virgen Maria Decals sold through Etsy make it easy to have some chola style at your fingertips.

The Hair

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If you’ve got the ganas you can go high and stiff with the hair.

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Thankfully, Aqua Net is still on the scene to give your hair hold.

or 

https://www.instagram.com/p/BoUiwSYBMpW/

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If big hair isn’t your thing, you can get your abuela to style your hair in some killer braids.

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The Bandana

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Bandanas as a hair accessory just work.

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You don’t even have to fold your own, you can just buy a pre-made bandana headband.

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The Tank

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The white tank is a classic chola staple.

The Flannel

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Who knew flannels could be so sexy?

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No need to button all the way to the top.

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The Hoops

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Top off the look with gold hoops. They’re the easiest accessory to find that will add the perfect touch of glam to any bandanas or flannels.

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