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…

College, I can honestly say, was some of the best years of my life. It’s cliche I know, but I’ve met some of my best friends and learned so many life lessons. I am lucky  to say that almost every skill and class I took, I have used in my career thus far. It almost…

Festival/concert season has officially begun! In 2017,we gave y’all the festival must-haves, so we are back with this summer’s essentials. Last year, I went my first festival ,Electric Zoo, in New York. I learned to  just relax and enjoy the music, and to get a really good sports bra for shuffling. I am using my…

When I told my close homies that I’m making a Shop Latinx wedding guide, they all asked, “how can you write a wedding guide when you’re always talking about how lonely you are.” Yes this is true–I am perpetually single. But in the past three years, pretty much all of my close friends, classmates, and…

I work from home. I never leave my home. Ever. Because of this, I find myself glued to the computer, getting lost in the abyss of the MUA YouTube tutorial world everyday, for hours on end. Makeup and beauty tutorials have become almost an…obsession? It’s because they’re SO satisfying to watch, definitely up there with…

Christmas is finally over and if you are as emotionally and mentally drained as I am, then you must be trying to get lit this New Years Eve, too. From buying gifts for your abuela to getting f*cked up with your friends, I am going to show you how to #ShopLatinx in any and all situations.…

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