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7 Things You Need to Know Before Getting Braids This Summer

‘Tis the season to no longer stress out about your hair. After months of straightening, applying heat, and relying on every anti-frizz product under the sun. Summer is finally here and it’s the best time for women to sit back, let loose and begin wearing their hair wild, curly, and free — without apology. For some…

The 15 Skincare and Makeup Products I Always Travel With

I’ve been blessed with a career that has me traveling all year long. But one of the downsides of traveling is that it can seriously screw with your skin — especially if you have sensitive skin like mine. That beach glow doesn’t always last on the plane ride back home and for a number of…

30 Classic Drugstore Beauty Products That Never Disappoint

Shopping for makeup can be so much fun, especially for us beauty junkies. We remember the days, back in our teens, we makeup shopping met visiting the aisles at our local drugstores. The best finds worked just as good as our luxury makeup purchases, but for such a steal. To this day, nothing matches the excitement…

30 Hair Sunscreens That Will Protect Your Strands From Summer Damage

With summer comes bronzed skin, lots of vitamin D, and an opportunity to get a ton of fresh air and sunshine. But unfortunately, the hotter season can often leave hair dry and damaged from the sun, the chlorine in the pool, and beach water. Luckily, hair care companies heard our complaints and pleas, and have created…

30 Words You Can Learn Right Now in Nahuatl

Indigenous culture is an integral part of Latinx culture. There are a lot of things we do, eat, and say that actually have roots or a direct link to the native people of today’s Latin America. Take the Nahuatl language, for example. There are words that we use in both Spanish and English that are…

11 Self-Care Gifts to Treat Mami This Mother’s Day

I didn’t really start incorporating self-care practices into my routine until my 30s. Before that, I was convinced that working myself to the bone was the only way I was going to successfully achieve my goals and get what I want. Who has time to sit through a one-hour therapy session, meditate for 30 minutes…

15 Classic Bésame Cosmetics For Your Beauty Stash

Women have been glamming themselves up for decades, rocking creative makeup and hair looks. Each decade had its signature colors and styles, from the bold brows, black eyeliner, and red lips of the 1940s, to the dramatic, graphic black-and-white eyes, and pale nude and peach lips of the 1960s. Today, women everywhere are inspired by…

15 Healthy Alternatives to Your Favorite Latinx Products

Recently, we did a story on some of the products loved by Latinxs. Although they have been bought and used, generation after generation, these products are all harmful in one way or another. They may contain toxic chemicals, cause health issues, and aren’t part of a healthy lifestyle. We buy these household products — like…

30 Latin Chicken Recipes That Will Make Your Mouth Water

Life can get busy. A jam-packed schedule could make it difficult to find time to prepare healthy meals at home. But we still want to eat healthy as often as possible and most of us don’t have the luxury of relying on mami or abuelita’s homecooked meals. Sure, you could just ask them for recipes, but…

The 15 Most Iconic Latinx-Owned Fragrances of All Time

March 21 is National Fragrance Day. What better way to celebrate than to look at some of the best fragrances created by fellow Latinos. But unfortunately, there isn’t enough shine given to Latino-owned fragrances. It’s a bit ironic considering Brazil is the largest market in the entire world for perfume. As a result, we decided…