Self2021-07-30T11:22:20-04:00

Nava Mau on Bridging Cultural Work with Entertainment and Increasing Trans Representation

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Nava Mau on Bridging Cultural Work with Entertainment and Increasing Trans Representation

Paulina Rubio plays in the background, “Pa que te fijes en mí y entonces me quieras,” as Ana, wearing a wine-colored silk robe and jumbo hair rollers, applies blush on Greta’s cheeks before she’s off to her crush’s party. This precious moment between Ana and her queer niece is a [...]

Celebrating Latinx Culture, Becky G Launches Beauty Brand

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Celebrating Latinx Culture, Becky G Launches Beauty Brand

Becky G is an award-winning singer, actress, podcaster, and activist. Now, the 24-year-old Chicana artist has officially gained a new title: beauty entrepreneur. Treslúce Beauty is Becky G’s new cruelty-free makeup brand celebrating her Latinx culture. The makeup line’s first launch consists of an eyeshadow palette infused with sustainably sourced [...]

Éva Goicochea on Catholic Upbringings, Founding Maude & the Future of Sexual Wellness

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Éva Goicochea on Catholic Upbringings, Founding Maude & the Future of Sexual Wellness

Born in New Mexico and raised in Sacramento, California, Éva Goicochea knew from an early age that she wanted her work to impact people’s lives for the better. Starting her career as a legislative aide, she never imagined that her journey would lead her to start her own brand in [...]

Yaris Sanchez is Healing Her Community, One Mofongo at a Time

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Yaris Sanchez is Healing Her Community, One Mofongo at a Time

To some, Yaris Sanchez is most commonly known for her appearances in The Dream’s remixed “Rockin’ That Thang” and French Montana’s “Shot Caller.” To others, Yaris is recognizable from her many fashion campaigns, ranging from Good American, Calvin Klein, and Nike, to Outdoor Voices. But these days, the Afro-Latina is [...]

Skincare Maestra Andrea Ámez on Self-Love and Beauty Standards

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Skincare Maestra Andrea Ámez on Self-Love and Beauty Standards

Melanated Skin Care Godmother/Goddess/Glow-up Maestra Andrea Ámez sat down with Alissa Lopez Serfozo to talk skin, beauty standards, and self-love. Here are 4 takeaways from the eye-opening conversation. Uno. In our digital age of Facetune and filters, unpacking stigmas in beauty and skincare is an important aspect of mental wellbeing. Andrea [...]

Embracing the Beauty of My Rizos

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Embracing the Beauty of My Rizos

Growing up, my curls were a point of pain. My own culture glamorized straight hair, and at school, I was made fun of. I was called “Puff Ball,” “Frizz Puff,” names that drove me to believe that my hair was in fact, ugly. “Pelo malo.” Millions of women, including Latinas, [...]