15 Top gift ideas for the Holidays 2020

It’s hard to believe 2020 is already coming to an end– what a crazy year it has been! However, the end of the year means the Holidays are quickly approaching. If you’re still looking for the perfect gifts for friends and family, take a peek at our top 15 gift ideas for Holidays 2020 from our Latinas in Business community members. 

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This year has hit businesses hard, especially small, local, and minority owned businesses. Help us celebrate and give the gift of giving by supporting some of our fellow Latina In Business members and partners this holiday season! 

Beauty 

First up on our list of holiday gift ideas for winter 2020 is our must-have beauty recommendations! Who doesn’t love to pamper themselves a little? I think after this stressful and exhausting year we all deserve to treat ourselves and each other to a little bit of pampering. 

HipDot x Tapatio Makeup Collection

HipDot x Tapatío Collection (Photo courtesy Tyler Williams)

Shopping for a makeup lover who loves bold, colorful looks? Then check out HipDot, the vegan and cruelty-free makeup company that celebrates “the weird, the wonderful, and everything in between.” HipDot is also known for their epic collaborations with other brands. You may have seen their recent collab with Tapatio— yes, the hot sauce company! This hot collection turned up the heat with two stunning eyeshadow pallets, five lip shades, and a custom Tapatio hot sauce drip beauty sponge. Shop HipDot x Tapatio’s collection and more for that bold, eccentric makeup lover in your life! 

Ella’s Eve Cosmetics

Ella’s Eve Cosmetics “Velvet Posh Liquid Lips” (Photo courtesy Melissa Polanco)

Another LIB makeup favorite is Ella’s Eve Cosmetics. Ella’s Eve is a Latina owned makeup brand co-founded by sisters Melissa and Lissa, that promotes confidence and celebrates inner beauty and empowerment. Shop stunning lip lacquers, colorful eyeshadows, and check out their newest lip scrub–a perfect stocking stuffer addition! If you shop now through December 1st, you’ll also get 25% off through their Cyber Holiday Sale, so don’t wait. 

Lux Beauty Club 

Founded by Victoria Flores and her partner, LuxBeautyClub, offers a plethora of high-end CBD products that are made in the USA with clean ingredients. From candles and bath bombs to gummies, and more Lux Beauty Club has a wide range of Beauty and Wellness products to choose from. Their CBD products support sleep, fight anxiety, and enhance overall well-being—and also make great gifts! 

Clothing & Accessories

Mexico Culture & Pride

Authentic Mexican creations (Photo courtesy of Adriana Pavon)

Shop till you drop online with Mexico Culture & Pride! Founded by designer, Adriana Pavon, Mexico Culture & Pride is a collective that supports local Mexican artists. From authentic clothing to accessories and art pieces, you’ll be sure to find just the perfect, unique gift for your loved one. Tekiosk, the collective’s e-commerce, allows local artists the opportunity to sell their products on a larger scale. Mexico Culture & Pride also focuses on sustainability and eco-friendly means of production, so shop green this holiday season! 

Concalma

Totebags Concalma one of best crafts of Puerto Rico

Looking for more heritage inspired designs? Check out Concalma–founded by Matilsha Marxuach, the brand celebrated Puerto Rican heritage and is inspired by local culture and concepts of friendliness and functionality. The brand is also very socially conscious, using its platform to raise awareness about the importance of fair trading partnership with local producers and suppliers of the best crafts of Puerto Rico. Concalma’s signature items are their hand-made bags, but you can also pick up some high quality exotic Puerto Rican coffee in the shop too! 

LaDi Maternity-Wear

LaDi, stylish maternity-wear. (Photo courtesy Laura Diaz-Alberto)

Shopping for a mom-to-be? Looking for some chic face masks or fun decor? LaDi is the place to shop! Founded by designer Laura Diaz-Alberto, LaDi offers handmade stylish and comfortable maternity clothes for expecting mothers. We also love their gorgeous handmade paper flowers –perfect for all your decor needs. And now you can also shop simple yet elegant face masks, headbands, knit babywear, baby mats, and more!   

MiLegasi

MiLegasi Holiday Collection

Looking for even more holiday gift ideas for mom and baby? Pop on over to MiLegasi to shop babywear, tote bags, fun masks for the whole family, matching holiday apparel for winter 2020, and so much more! Founded as a resource for bilingual parents and children, MiLegasi’s goal is to foster a connection to Hispanic culture in young children and celebrate one’s roots. If you shop now through December 31, you’ll receive free shipping on orders of $30 or more so don’t miss out! 

Ojala Threads

babies of Hispanic Heritage

Signature Baby Bodysuits by Ojala Threads

If you’re looking for even more items for the babies in your life, might we suggest Ojala Threads, a social enterprise that creates premium, hand crafted baby bodysuits, and cositas, inspired by indigenous Hispanic heritage… thoughtfully designed to connect future and past generations. Each of these unique designs reflects the complex and beautiful history of indigenous Hispanic culture. Founded by social entrepreneur, Ramona Ferreyra, Ojala Threads also supports local causes and is focused on “doing good in the hood” by donating a portion of their proceeds to change makers around the world. Shop a range of baby products from their signature baby bodysuits to bibs, towels, crib sheets, carseat covers, and a ton of other beautiful products from their heritage collections

Little Amour Custom Pacifier Clips

Handmade, custom pacifier clips (Photo courtesy Christina Ochoa)

We’re not quite done with babies–our little ones need accessories too! These adorable pacifier clips are oh-so cute and the perfect stocking stuffer gift for the baby in your life. Founded by 23 year old Christina Ochoa, Little Amour is a recently-launched small business that’s already making waves, Each pacifier clip is hand-crafted and “hecho con amor.” They are also fully customizable, so the options are endless! BPA-free and made with chewable silicone beads to soothe babies’ sore teething gums, these are simply a baby must-have for this holiday season. 

Books

If you’re shopping for a book lover, then we have tons of holiday gift ideas–especially if your book-lover is also an aspiring entrepreneur, business owner, or just looking for some inspiring reads! As we settle into winter 2020, a book will make the perfect gift for all those who just want to get cozy and read by the fire on a cold day. 

Today’s Inspired Latina

Today’s Inspired Latina series

Entrepreneur Jacqueline Camacho has published over sixteen books on various topics. From the popular Today’s Inspired Latina to a variety of children’s books, memoirs, and comics you’re sure to find the perfect book for the readers in your life. 

Fearless Women at Work

Fearless Women at Work is a must read for all working women

Another inspiring title we recommend is Dr. Ginny Baro’s Fearless Women at Work: Five Powerful Strategies to Thrive in Your Career and Life! This Amazon #1 Bestseller by certified international executive coach & speaker, Ginny Baro is a must-have for all women looking to achieve success in their careers and personal life. This book’s sole purpose is to ignite your personal power to pursue the life of your dreams when you apply the practical strategies offered in Dr. Baro’s innovative C.A.R.E.S. Success system. As the protagonist of your own story, you will be guided through self-reflection to uncover what matters most to you now to help you reach your next level of success, growth, and contribution. 

El Libro Magico Amarillo

spanish children's books

Libro Magico Amarillo’s personalized Spanish children’s books

Last but not least on our reading list are these super fun and adorable personalized Spanish books for children from El Libro Magico Amarillo.

Launched in June of this year by Maria Victoria Sanchez, these books offer a mix of adventures and educational content that keep children engaged and reading longer, all while playing and having fun. Her books also serve as a tool for parents raising bilingual children, helping them foster a love and appreciation of Hispanic language and culture in their children. Each book can also be personalized with the name of your child as the story’s protagonist. Imagine their faces when they realize they are the main character? What a perfect holiday gift. Shop now through December 1st to get a holiday discount on your purchases! 

Decor 

Lastly, you can’t have the holidays without décor! Whether you’re looking for some festive items to deck the halls or searching for the perfect piece of art to gift to a friend, these holiday gift ideas for winter 2020 are sure to be a hit. 

PXP Contemporary Art Gallery

Artist Jenny Brown

PXP Contemporary Art Gallery is the place to find the perfect art piece for the art-lover in your life. PXP Contemporary is a digital art gallery and platform that connects collectors with high-quality, affordable artworks. Co-founded by Alicia Puig and Ekaterina Popova, PxP was created to challenge the traditional art gallery model and make the process of buying art a more accessible, digital-friendly experience. This has been especially valuable this year with COVID-19 limiting our in-person experiences. Take a virtual trip to the art gallery and shop curated collections today through November 30th to get free shipping on your purchases with code PXP_COLLECTOR at checkout!

Event Craft Studio Handmade Décor

Must-have holiday décor!

It’s time to get festive! If your home isn’t already decked out or if you’re still looking for the perfect holiday wreath for your front door then you simply need one of these hand-crafted wreaths by Event Craft Studio. Nothing gets me into the holiday spirit more than a good wreath. Since we’ll all be celebrating at a distance this year, show off your décor to neighbors with one of these gorgeous wreaths on your front door. Founded by first generation Dominican-American, Liliana Perez, Event Craft Studio has grown from craft hobby to full time professional décor shop. Liliana’s creative designs are a must-have this holiday season, so treat yourself to one (or a few!) of these wreaths today! 

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