The holiday season is here and we’re sure your gift shopping is well underway. But whether you’re just getting started or about to finish up your list, you’re probably still looking for those perfect stocking stuffers to drop in your loved ones’ bags. We’ve been there! In that spirit, we put together this list to help you avoid the holiday mall rush and shop from Latina-owned brands like Azteca Negra or Araceli Beauty for those goodies that you can buy in bulk for your friends or family, or for that one special person in your life. The best part, everything on this list is ready to throw into a stocking or add to a gift bag as a small but special addition to the mix. Read on to learn more about 15 stocking stuffers from Latina-owned brands that you need to grab this gift-giving season!
Monarca Mascara – Black Volumizing – Araceli Beauty
For your make-up friends, we highly recommend grabbing the Monarca Mascara from Araceli Beauty because mascara is an essential. Made out of natural ingredients like avocado oil, this will not only give volume to your lashes in just one swipe, but also moisturize, thicken, and lengthen with each use. The brand is vegan and cruelty-free and inspired by her homeland of Jalisco, Mexico.
Monarca Mascara – Black Volumizing, $19, available at aracelibeauty.com.
Ce Stud Earrings: Blue, Teal, Black – Azteca Negra
These Ce Stud Earrings are an eye-catching accessory and the perfect gift for jewelry lovers who love delicate and colorful earrings. Handcrafted with glass seed and crystal beads, the earrings feature a unique white, blue, and black flower pattern that can be paired with any everyday or elevated look to make a statement. They’re also lightweight and small so no pulled earlobes here – just comfort and shine!
Ce Stud Earrings: Blue, Teal, Black, $12, available at aztecanegra.com.
Magical Things Pouch – grlcollective
The Magical Things Pouch from grlcollective is here to hold all of your accessories, skin care, make-up, and more! Perfect for travel, on-the-go use, or extra storage in your bathroom, the bag is made out of black velvet, is hand-sewn and embroidered by women artisans with the words “Magical things” in white thread. GRL Collective donates proceeds to organizations in India, RAICES, and the street vendor fund in Los Angeles so supporting the brand means you’re also supporting important causes.
Magical Things Pouch, $22, grlcollective.com.
Concha Body Butter – Becalia Botanicals
For our self-care amigas, you can’t go wrong with the vegan and cruelty-free Concha Body Butter from Becalia Botanicals. This is packed with soothing all-natural ingredients including avocado, shea, cocoa, mango, and prickly pear oil. Plus it’s scented with cinnamon, cocoa, nutmeg, pumpkin, and vanilla crème for that warm and spicy fall and winter feeling. Available in 2 and 5 oz jars so you can go the smaller route for the stocking stuffer or upgrade to a bigger size and make a DIY bundle self-care gift.
Concha Body Butter, $22, becaliabotanicals.com.
El Sol Mug – Crafty Chica
If you know any coffee or tea drinkers, be sure to grab this gorgeous El Sol saucer mug hand painted in shades of orange and yellow. The mug features the image of a sun on the inside with an orange rim and handle, as well as two more suns on the outside and the word SOL painted down the handle. Since each mug is hand painted by Kathy Cano-Murillo, aka The Crafty Chica, she adds her signature to each mug so it’s also a unique work of art.
El Sol Mug, $31.99, craftychicastore.com.
‘Tis the Season Candle – Casita Michi
You can’t go wrong with a good candle and we love the ‘Tis the Season Candle from Casita Michi perfect for the holiday. The coconut wax candle features three scent layers: orange peel, bergamot, and ginger at the top; amber, clove, and cypress in the middle; and pine, myrrh, oud, and fir at the bottom. Hand-poured in Northern California, this is ready to burn for more than 55 hours and comes in a 8.5oz white matte glass and with an already-trimmed wick. Beyond the perfect scent, the text on the candle is an ode to the foods of our culture often shared during this time: “For tamales, coquito, pan con chumpe, ponche, alfajores, champurrado, buñuelos, y mucho más.”
Tis the Season Candle, $30, etsy.com.
I Am the Magic T-shirt – Femme Kulture
Need an emotional boost? Look no further than this I Am the Magic T-shirt that is soft and works for a day with the amigas or a night out matched with a cute blazer. Made out of 100 percent cotton, the unisex shirt reads “I am the magic. I always was.” It’s available in lavender and will get even softer every time you wash it. For a more snug fit, size down and for a looser fit, size up. This inspirational tee is one that keeps on giving year-round.
I Am the Magic T-shirt, $30, femmekulture.com.
Gift Bundle – Sisters Sage
Grab this Sisters Sage gift bundle and get a few friends crossed off your list, or spoil one with the magic of this bundle! Featuring the shop’s top-selling products, the set includes a sage bath bomb handcrafted out of essential oil and ethically harvested sage; two ounces of their smokeless sweetgrass and tobacco leaf smudge spray in a travel-friendly and reusable glass bottle; and a bar of their cedar soap made out of sunflower oil, olive oil, and coconut oil. Ready to incorporate into any self-care routine to invoke calm, cleansing, and refreshment. And for an extra $1, you can have it gift wrapped with a gift bag, branded tissue, and a business card!
Gift Bundle, $32, sisterssage.com.
The Ultimate Wing Queen – Sweet Street
Whether you gift one of each to your besties or help a friend stock up this year, we love this Ultimate Wing Queen three-piece set from Sweet Street! Featuring three Wing Queen Liquid Eyeliners, these eyeliners will help you get the perfect wing every time with its precise brush tip, rich satin finish, smooth application, and long-lasting formula. Perfect to help create thin or thick lines depending on your preferred look!
The Ultimate Wing Queen, $49, bella-dona.com.
Alpaca Keychain – Cuyana
This small but special Alpaca Keychain is an accessory that’s the perfect small touch to add to your keys. Made in Turkey out of environmentally friendly Italian leather by world-class artisans, the keychain has been handcrafted into a fun alpaca shape that can be paired with a keyring, bags, belt loops, and more. The ideal gift for anyone hoping to create a timeless, luxury, and sustainable wardrobe in the new year.
Alpaca Keychain, $49, cuyana.com.
Eyeshadow Bundle – Cheekbone Beauty
This Eyeshadow Bundle from Cheekbone Beauty is perfect for newbies and experts alike and features three of the brand’s products to create a seamless, gorgeous eye look every time, all using vegan ingredients. The set features one eyeshadow pencil (available in cobalt blue, sky blue, seafoam green, plum, honey calcite, and green turquoise) with a creamy and pigmented application for any defined or smokey eyeshadow look that can be blended and layered by brush or finger. And there’s the Mattifying Moon Dust, a weightless, translucent setting powder that is guaranteed to matte your look all day, prevent flash back, and works on all skin tones and textures. Finally, you’ll get the Small Tapered Eyeshadow & Blending Brush for a seamless and product application.
Eyeshadow Bundle, $45, cheekbonebeauty.com.
Boho Pearl Necklace – Shop Ari
You’ll never find a more unique and one-of-a-kind look than the Boho Pearl Necklace from Shop Ari. This necklace is handcrafted and features beads in a variety of styles including pearls, hearts, smiley faces, translucent yellow, blue, and orange beads, and gold pieces. Finishing off with a gold clasp and adjustable length, this is a beautiful gift that will brighten their day each time they wear it.
Boho Pearl Necklace, $18, byshopari.com.
Growth Set – The Vida Bars
Want to make your hair routine more eco-friendly and without harsh chemicals? Check out these game-changing shampoo and conditioner bars from The Vida Bar. While originally created for curly hair, this Growth Set is suitable for all hair types and features the Growth Shampoo Bar made with bergamot and rosemary essential oils, shikakai power, and sugar beet for a healthy scalp, blood flow, and moisture. You’ll also receive the Growth Conditioner Bar, which uses sugar beet, argan and avocado butter, and quinoa protein for extra strength and moisture. Both bars are equal to two to three plastic bottles of products, are color-safe, vegan, and gluten-free, and are handcrafted for an individually unique look.
Growth Set, $30, thevidabars.com.
Bamboo Printed Silk Scarf – Yo Soy Afro Latina
Whether you throw this on before bed or throughout the day, we love this Bamboo Printed Silk Scarf from Yo Soy Afro Latina that is both useful and a statement piece. Featuring a bamboo hoop and doorknocker earring print on coral pink luxury silk, this is ideal for all textures and should only be hand washed for long-lasting and high-pigmented quality. Not only will you keep your hair protected but you’ll also celebrate the rich history of gold earrings in our cultura.
Bamboo Printed Silk Scarf, $65, yosoyafrolatina.com.
Magical Things Notepad – Almadé
Know someone who struggles to keep all their thoughts in one place? We love the Magical Things Notepad from Almadé to help with that. The 25-sheet pad features a black border with stars, planets, and astrological symbols as well as a blank center to inspire you to make all your lists: to-do, shopping, and gratitude. This beautiful notepad is a little way to encourage your amiga/prima/hermana to keep tabs on what they find important.
Magical Things Notepad, $14, thesalvagedsawhorse.com.