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Alex Szoenyi

San Francisco-born, Colombian-American Alex Szoenyi is a Contributing Fashion, Beauty + Pop Culture Editor for HipLatina. She is a writer; poet; and Latinx and style expert, with work published in over 25 publications (and over 430 articles written), including the San Francisco Examiner, BoldLatinaSF Weekly, and VIVA Lifestyle and Travel. She aims to uncover and share the history, narratives, identities, accomplishments, and achievements of Latinxs. Follow her on social media at @LatinxExpert.

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10 Reasons Why We Should All Cancel Columbus Day

The second Monday in October is celebrated nationally as Columbus Day, which has been a federal holiday since 1937. Originally designated…

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41 Celebs You Didn’t Know Are Latinx

We love discovering which celebrities are Latinx. It always fills us with pride as they often serve as inspiration that…

22 Pairs of Hoop Earrings from Latinx Brands You Need to Buy ASAP

Hoop earrings are a classic and staple accessory of us Latinxs. They speak to our style, our refusal to blend…

13 Reasons to Fly Out of Your Comfort Zone

Life is about embarking on adventures, experiencing moments, and learning so much along the way. It is easy to fall…

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22 Home Decor Items to Help Show Off Your Latinx Pride

Your home is your haven and there’s nothing like filling it with nostalgic symbols from the motherland. The following beautiful home…

13 Resources for Free or Affordable Mental Healthcare

Our health extends past what our bodies experience. When our arm hurts, we go to the doctor, but why is…

12 Great Online Courses You Can Take Completely for Free

Knowledge is power. Unfortunately, education continues to be something in this country more available to those who can shell out…

25 Memes That Express How Much Latinos Love A Good Cup of Cafécito

Most Latinos — of course, not all — love themselves a good cup of cafécito. We love it’s strong and…

12 Latin American Cookbooks That’ll Improve Your Skills in the Kitchen

Food is at the center of Latinx culture and history. It’s part of our childhood, our adult lives, and what…

30 Ways You Can Start Saving Money

Saving money is something often at the top of many New Year’s Resolutions lists, but it sometimes seems like such…

24 Fall Nail Trends You’ll Want to Try Out

In addition to searching for cozy sweaters, cute ankle boots, stylish scarves, rad jackets, on-trend accessories, and all the other…

30 of the Best Beauty Tips and Tricks We Found on the Internet

You can spend an entire day scrolling and clicking on Pinterest pins, watching videos on YouTube, and liking tutorials on…

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