Self2021-05-25T16:48:00-04:00

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, [...]