It’s important to put our money where our mouths are. And if we’re really real about supporting other Latinas and our community at large, we should always try to shop from small businesses owned and operated by our very own! We’re always looking for new Latinx owned businesses. so we’re helping you out this year with an essential list of 20 businesses you should definitely check out this holiday season.
You may have seen their Queen of The South collab this summer or you might have no idea who they are. But this Latina owned makeup brand has officially gone mainstream! And the best part is you can buy everything from foundation to nail accessories at Target! Woo!
Blank Tag Co.
You like stickers. It’s not a question it’s a statement because everyone likes stickers! Blank Tag Co. makes dirty dogs, elote carts, conchas, tacos and more and they’re perfect for your trapper keeper… or your laptop.
If you like your clothes sheer and shiny you’ve come to the right place. Xipi.teca creates gorgeous made to order fits that are inspired by Brown girl culture. They also carry art, super cute jewelry and traditional embroidered tops and bags.
As the cold weather creeps up on us, you’ll be snuggling up under your cobija. But dragging yourself from bed on those cold mornings just got a little easier because now you can keep that warm snuggly enthusiasm all day long! Equihua make the flyest cobija coats, jackets, and hoodies you’ve ever seen in your life and you know you want one!
Cruelty free nail polish? Yes please! KL Polish is bringing us a wide variety of nail colors and inspiration perfect for your everyday looks. It will also make a great gift idea for the stylish person in your life.
One Stop Closet Co.
Women get all the fun stuff when it comes to products we use to look, smell, and feel our best. Why shouldn’t men get to join in on the fun too? One Stop Closet offers curated boxes that include all kinds of grooming products for men paired with other manly essentials like ties and socks.
La Pinche Vanidad
Who doesn’t love a good enamel pin? And who among us can say no to cute characters on totes, jackets, and tees? La Pinche Vanidad has everything you need to unapologetically maintain tu vanidad.
Funky Town Grooming Co.
Are you ready to go to funky town? Because Funky Town Grooming Co. wants to take you there! But don’t let their social handle name deceive you, although thhey started out with pomade and chapsticks they’ve graduated to lip gloss, beard oil, highlighters, hairspray, shaving cream and much more. Not to mention the art on the packaging is dope.
Claudia Ramos Designs
I don’t know about you but I have a soft spot for embroidery and characters. Claudia Ramos Designs does both and does them beautifully. She also makes enamel pins of her characters, which are too adorable!
Designer JessicaResendíz’s design all pay homepage to her Mexican culture. Her Reina and Conchita Tribe T-shirts are hella popular.
Dominican designer and proud New Yorker, Tony Peralta stays designing apparel and accessories that speak to the NY Latinx experience. He also stays showing love to all the beautiful Afro-Latinas out there like with this Yo Amo mi Pajon T-shirt which was a collaboration with Dominican hair hair expert and salon owner Carolina Contreras, a.k.a Miss Rizos.
Hause of Curls
Speaking of pajons, Dominican stylist and entrepreneur Sherly Tavarez’s Pelo Malo Where? T-shirts have been selling like hot cakes. She has since expanded to hoodies and other designs and plans on releases new apparel for curly girls everyone just in times for the holidays—so keep a look out!
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For the brujitas in your life, surprise them with these adorable rose oils. The packaging alone is everything.
Loquita Bath & Body
There are bath bombs and there are bath bombs that look like like Latino pastries. We seriously can’t get enough of these Mazapan bath and body products.
Have you ever seen a cooler flannel? We think not.
Viva La Bonita
Think motivational quotes meets dope chingona fashion. The Viva La Bonita line promotes Latinx pride and orgullo.
Get these crystals everything to help your girls keep their chakras aligned especially for whenever mercury goes into retrograde.
For the proud feminist, Trump hater and Selena lover in your life. Seriously, this T-shirt is life!
For the peeps in your life who don’t want gifts this holiday season—just food. Hook them up with Brooklyn Coquito. They’ll be beyond grateful you did it—TRUST!
For the little ones if you life, gift them with Patti Rodriguez’s Lil’ Libros that all center around Latinx people, culture, and characters.