Home remedies are a staple of immigrant families. If we burned our finger, mami or papi would give us a special cream or herb to heal the wound. Latinxs have nostalgic scents of our childhood, such as Vaporub, yerba mate, and jamaica. These scents and remedies are woven into our culture. Horacio Portillo, a Mesoamerican…

There is no shortage of items honoring the late Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, the undisputed  Queen. We at Shop Latinx have embarked on the journey to compiling the ultimate list of every item we can find made by Latinx businesses featuring Selena. I already know I am missing a ton so here we go Ultimate Selena Gift…

Every Monday Shop Latinx celebrates a mujer who inspires us and their community through arts, education, tech, and business. Meet Yvette Montoya– writer, curator, and co-founder of Galchemism, a collective and safe space for WOC.  1. You wear many hats: artist, activist, freelance writer and self-proclaimed Curly Girl advocate. How have you managed to make…

Latinx Colorism is Literally Killing Muslims and Black People. Recently, Puerto Rican drag queen and makeup enthusiast Jason/April Carrión came under fire after what was intended to be a makeup exploration of Boricua culture. The series, Carrión explained on the Instagram post, sought out to use coffee grounds to demonstrate the varying skin shades between…