From October 28 through November 2, families remember family members who died in accidents, children who died in birth, and other relatives who died tragically.
Perhaps the most recognizable element of Día de los Muertos is La Catrina, the elegant skull that is symbolic during Day of the Dead commemorations.
According to Andrew Chesnut, a Virginia Commonwealth University professor of religious studies who specializes in Latin America, La Catrina was created originally "as a satirical figure to mock the Eurocentric Mexican elite, whose policies were resulting in hunger and starvation for 90% of the Mexican populace." He told Refinery29 that "the skeleton is the representation of the death of the policies this dictatorship was having in Mexico." Clearly, there is a much deeper meaning to Día de los Muertos than pretty face makeup.
The two starlets collaborated last July for Ashley's You Tube channel Music Sessions.
Robyn's Dancing On My Own was given new life as the American songstresses performed an acoustic version of the dance hit.
While their friends may have thought the look was awesome, Instagram users were quick to call out Sweetin for the offensive makeup. Really appreciate it," one person commented on Instagram.
Another user wrote, "That is NOT a Halloween costume.Please add a one-time donation to help fund our most urgent campaigns to fight discrimination and expand LGBTQ rights.Remember, 100% of your purchase fuels the fight for LGBTQ equality and makes you an active member of the Human Rights Campaign.The Young and Hungry producer finished off the look with sunglasses to block out the California sun.Ashley kept makeup to a minimum and her hair out of the way in a messy topknot.The pair have recently been performing cover songs to Ashley's Youtube channel.