Alexandra de F. Szoenyi

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Alex Szoenyi

San Francisco-born, Colombian-American Alex Szoenyi is a Contributing Fashion, Beauty + Culture Editor for HipLatina. She is a writer; poet; and Latinx and style expert, with work published in over 25 publications (and over 350 articles written), including the San Francisco Examiner, BoldLatinaSF Weekly, and VIVA Lifestyle and Travel. She aims to uncover and share the history, narratives, accomplishments, and achievements of WOC and POC. Follow her on social media at @LatinxExpert.

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12 Homemade Face Masks for Glowing Skin

We all want beautiful skin, but thinking about either making your skin gorgeous or maintaining that amazing glow can be…

15 Things You’ll Learn from Watching “All Things Adrienne”

You may know Adrienne Bailon Houghton from co-hosting the Emmy-winning daytime talk show The Real, singing in the girl groups…

15 Tips and Tricks for Thrift Store Clothes Shopping

Thrift shopping can be really fun. You never know what gems you’ll uncover — vintage designer finds, deadstock (never worn)…

24 Tips to Help Pimp Out Your College Dorm Room

Leaving the nest and heading to college is a monumental thing, even more so when you come from a Latinx…

14 of the Best Latinx Back to School Swag to Shop

We’re in full back-to-school mode, which means it’s time to shop for all your escuela supplies. While covering all the…

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15 Examples Proving El Chapo Nail Art Is Definitely a Thing

Pop culture has a really interesting way of processing current events and their impact. A perfect example of this is…

14 Discriminatory Practices and Hate Crimes Made Against Latinos in the U.S.

It’s important for us as people to know our history ⁠— both the good and the bad. Remember that quote…

13 of the Best Places to Get Great Deals on Back to School Supplies

Back-to-school season is practically here and so many stores are offering amazing deals and discounts. Of course, you’ll want to…

14 Taíno Words You Didn’t Even Realize You Knew

Taíno is an Arawakan language spoken by the Taíno, Ciboney, Lucayan, and Yamaye peoples of what is now Puerto Rico,…

24 Dope Pieces of Jewelry that Shout Out Latinx Culture

Jewelry is generally seen as fabulous, but there is an extra bit of pride and nostalgia when it also has…

24 Photos of Selena-Inspired Nails That’ll Make You Go Bidi Bidi Bom Bom

If there are two things that Latinxs love it’s Selena and a great set of nails. Put the two together,…

13 of the Best Reading Apps to Jumpstart Your Summer Reading List

What would we do without our mobile apps? These digital sources filled with loads of information, make life so much…

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