The characteristics for a Mexican women have for many years been that she needs to have a curvy body, like an hourglass or guitar shape, well-proportioned and not precisely a thin body type. Another characteristic that defines Mexican beauty is the eyes, people lol for big eyes with lush and long eyelashes, expressive and bright eyes. In general the majority of Mexican has dark skin, with dark brown hair, dark brown eyes & are mostly average height. But there are some Mexicans that have lighter skin, colored eyes & light colored hair.
In Mexican folk art clay pottery, embroidered cotton garments, wool shawls & outer garments, with angular designs, colorful baskets and rugs are some of the items commonly associated with it. Two of Mexicos famous artists are Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera. Their paintings include vibrant colors depicting the life of Mexico.
Mariachi originated in the southern part of the state of Jalisco sometime in the nineteenth century. It involves a group of musicians, playing violins, guitars, bass, vinuelas (a five-string guitar) & trumpets. Some famous mariachi singers are Ana Gabriel, Joan Sebastian, Pedro Fernandez, & Vicente Fernandez. The cucaracha is a well known mariachi staple.