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10 Latina-Owned Skincare Brands You Need to Try Now!

Latinas have really been making a name for themselves in the beauty world. In fact, there’s been an upstick in beauty brands owned by Latinxs. According to the 2016 States of Women-Owned Business Report, for every 10 women-owned businesses launched since 2007, eight were started by women of color. Latinas own close to 788,000 businesses…

Amazon’s Chief Raoni Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Chief Raoni Metuktire has been campaigning for environmental causes for decades, most recently for the fires raging in the Amazon rain forest, and he’s now being recognized for his efforts as a candidate for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. A group of Brazilian anthropologists and environmentalists has nominated Chief Raoni, 89, of the Kayapó tribe…

A Selena Themed Catrina Statue Is Coming to Texas for Día De Los Muertos

When I first saw Pixar’s Coco, I loved seeing Frida Kahlo and Maria Felix depicted as calacas — also known as Day of the Dead skeletons. I also wondered what it would be like to see another Latinx icon in calaca or catrina form — for example, I envisioned what the late Selena Quintanilla would look like….

We Should Have Listened to Kavanaugh’s Latina Accuser to Begin With

A year ago, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford said under oath that Brett Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her while they attended Yale University. Another student at Yale, Deborah Ramirez, also accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. After the FBI’s “supplemental investigation” – meaning restricted and limited investigation — Kavanaugh was confirmed as a judge on the Supreme Court. Now…

22 Major Moments in Latinx History in the U.S.

Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15, but you know we celebrate Latinx culture, history, achievements, and accomplishments all day and every day. It’s a daily process to learn about our contributions over hundreds of years to what is now the United States, something we were barely (if at all) are taught in school. Once…

What ‘Pose’ Taught Me About Womanhood

As a straight, cis woman, I don’t do too much thinking about my womanhood. No one misgenders me. I’ve never been clocked. Yes, I joke about how terrible I am at stereotypical lady stuff. My hair/make up/nail game leaves much to be desired. This is not a source of pride for me, but rather a…

The 6 Best Hair Brushes For Curly Hair

It feels so good to be living in a time when curly hair is finally getting the love and recognition it deserves. It took me years to fully love and embrace my curls but now I’m obsessed! In fact, I’m constantly looking for the best deep conditioner treatments, curl creams, and co-washes to keep my…

J.Lo and Keke Palmer Sang the Selena Duet We Never Knew We Needed

If you love Selena Quintanilla, you must be aware that Keke Palmer adores her just as much as we do. And when we say adore, we’re not exaggerating in the slightest. According to Palmer, host of ABC’s “Strahan, Sara and Keke,” her go-to Selena is song is “Amor Prohibido,” and we know this because she…

Julián Castro Came for Joe Biden In the Third Democratic Debate

Punches were thrown. Fighting ensued. Blood was left on the stage. Yes, I’m using metaphors, but last night’s Democratic presidential debate in Houston, Texas was more like a boxing match in Vegas. The third debate between Dems took place at the University of Houston and got heated mostly between Democratic presidential nominees Joe Biden and…