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10 Must-Have Latinx-Owned Products to Pack for Your Summer Vacation


It’s almost officially summer which means more sunlight, beach days, and glowing skin. Maybe you have plans to travel to another country or stay local and hit up your favorite rooftop bars by the beach. But once summer hits, we will be going on vacation living our best lives and sharing it all over social media. We will immediately put away our winter coats and boots and bring out the sandals, sunglasses, and swimsuits. The good thing is that there are tons of Latinx brands who are bringing us summer essentials to make our summer activities that much better. El Cholo’s Kid has the perfect travel bag that fits multiple beach towels and sand toys and Rizos Curls has a travel pack that will keep your curls on point throughout your entire trip. Whether you’re traveling local or internationally, shop these Latinx accessories to level up your summer destination.

 Palma Sombrero from Woven Futures

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Woven hats not only protect your face from the sun, but they also add style to your outfit. Woven Futures has handcrafted hats that fit any vibe you’re going for on your vacation. Like their Palma Sombrero that will make you look super chic by the pool or sophisticated and classy for a sunset dinner on the beach. This hat comes in different sizes, from x-small to large, and has excellent breathability so it won’t give you crazy hat hair at the end of the day.

Palma Sombrero, $69, available at wovenfutures.com

Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! bag from El Cholo’s Kid

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If you love color then the Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! bag from El Cholo’s Kid is for you. Get that pop of color that adds a stylish touch to any outfit. Another reason to love this bag is the fact that it fits perfectly in an overhead bin so you can take it on the plane as your carry-on. Are you headed to the beach with your kids? This bag fits multiple beach towels and sand toys. One of the best parts is that this bag is easy to clean with just soap and water.

Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Bag, $72, available at elcholoskid.com

Essential Daily Sunscreen from Antedotum

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Antedotum’s Essential Daily Sunscreen at SPF 30 is a must-have this summer. This formula includes antioxidants and calming ingredients like hydrolyzed pea protein, aspen bark, and liquid crystals. Reapply regularly for that protection without concerns of a white film or skin irritating ingredients.

Essential Daily Sunscreen, $58, available at antedotum.com

Mariana Carmelo Handbag from WAIWAI Rio

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This Marina Caramelo handbag from Wai Wai Rio is definitely a little bit of a splurge, but it’s so stylish that it’s worth it.  This bag is small enough to carry around town but have enough space for at least your phone, sunglasses, and wallet. Use is as a handbag or add the adjustable strap to carry over your shoulder. This is perfect for when you want something lowkey and cute to just carry the basics.

Marina Caramelo Handbag, $673, available at waiwairio.com

Chingona Beach Towel from Latinx in Power Podcast

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When it comes to the beach, you definitely need the perfect towel to lay out on. We love a good statement piece and this one is definitely just that. The bold colors on this “Chingona” towel make it perfect for the ‘gram while also serving its purpose. It’s printed on one side and the other side features terry fabric, making the towel more water-absorbent.

Chingona Beach Towel, $40, available at latinxinpower.com

Chingaderitas Makeup Bag from Corazon Mio Boutique

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Since it’s summer time and there is limited space in your suitcase, you’ll need a makeup bag that is small enough for travel but big enough to fit your products. This bag comes in black and is handmade upon ordering. If makeup isn’t your thing, use this bag for other toiletries like your shampoo, conditioner, or face cleanser.

Chingaderitas Makeup Bag, $15, available at etsy.com

Bebidas y Salvavidas Swimsuit from Martha of Miami

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This swimsuit from Martha of Miami is cool, fun, and of course, vacation-worthy. The low-cut back, high leg cut, and cheeky bottom give it a Bay Watch vibe that is still feminine and chic. Basically, this is the swimsuit you’d wear to a Vegas or all-inclusive resort pool party but let’s be real, it works in any backyard pool too.

Bebidas y Salvavidas Swimsuit, $24.99, available at marthaofmiami.com

Cornell 101 Sunglasses from Coco and Breezy Eyewear

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Coco and Breezy Eyewear sells edgy and trendy sunglasses with colored lenses and printed frames, making them the perfect addition for a fashion-forward accessory on the beach. The pink and green tinted lens can level up any basic swimsuit or cover up and you can even wear them all year round.

Cornell 101 Sunglasses, $249, available at cocoandbreezy.com

Rizos Curls Travel Kit from Rizos Curls

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Spending so much time in the water takes a toll on your hair so having this handy kit from Rizos Curls is essential. The hydrating shampoo and conditioner treat dry scalp and control frizz while the refresh and detangle and curl defining cream add bounce and shine to your hair. They use natural products and are formulated to for people with curl hair but nourish all hair types.

Rizos Curls Travel Kit, $21.99, available at rizoscurls.com

Brujita Rituals from Lights Lacquer

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You won’t want to hide your manicure or pedicure with this Brujita Rituals collection. Taking care of your nails is so important considering the time you’re in the water or under the sun. This kit includes a nail strengthener, a nourishing oil, and polish potion that removes polish without damaging your nails. Take a moment to give your nails a little love then add one of the cute brujita-inspired nail art stickers to give your nails a cute touch without the polish.

Brujita Rituals, $41, available at lightslacquer.com