travel essentials

Planning a summer getaway? In need of some travel essentials for that next trip? We’ve got you covered with some must-have travel essentials by Latina owned brands. Support these woman-owned small businesses and discover some new products to add to your travel bag!  

4 Travel essentials by Latinas 

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Photo source: Mia Del Mar / Amazon

1. Mia Del Mar 

Mia Del Mar is a Miami-based brand led by a team of women who proudly come from the United States, Colombia, Argentina, Venezuela, Cuba, and Brazil. Developed by Miami’s elite spa experts, they have taken the best skincare nutrients and ingredients and combined them on skincare and makeup products that deliver excellent results. 

From their premiere skincare collection developed to naturally rejuvenate your complexion, to their makeup collection full of versatile high-pigmented colors for any mood, Mia Del Mar will have you turning heads with their products. 

Try out their ‘Chiseled Cheek-a’ Contour + Highlight Kit to make your cheeks pop in every photo! The kit comes in 6 shades to illuminate, sculpt and bronze. 

Photo source: Sustainable Glam / Amazon

2. Sustainable Glam 

Founded by husband-and-wife team Javier and Fernanda Rabago, Sustainable Glam was born from the desire to create a hair care brand for consumers that could make a difference. 

With over 20 years in the pro hair care industry, the two decided to launch Sustainable Glam in 2020 that combines top quality ingredients with a mission to reduce our carbon footprint through sustainable packaging made from ethanol which is a renewable and sustainable raw material.

If you’re in need of some hair care on your next vacation then you need their hair mask detangler spray! This Leave-in Hair Mask Detangler Spray Conditioner with argan oil, coconut oil and avocado oil is sulfate free, paraben free, vegan and has 15 benefits in 1 to leave your hair lush all day long. 

Photo source: La Parea Wellness / Amazon

3. La Parea Wellness 

Founded by Samanta Moise, this Ecuadorian / American women owned business blends ancestral beauty and mindful self-care. Their products are formulated using exotic herbs from the Andes (Palo Santo, Guayusa and Guaviduca) to bring a unique experience for self-care and wellness. 

A travel essential every boss-lady needs, whether for your next business trip or family vacation, is their Boss Box, Self-Care On the Go travel kit. This box has everything you need on the go and at home. Small essentials for a little selfcare anywhere from their Shaping Balm to tame those pesky hairs with little effort, to their Zen (Peppermint & Lavender) Face & Body Mist to give you a quick refresh when you need it and their Vanilla Mint Lip Balm to soften and deeply nourish. Their 1 oz Palo Santo Muscle Balm will soothe sore muscles after sitting at a computer all day or long hours of travel, and finally their Guayusa Herbal Tea blend tea bags will give you a natural caffeine boost for when you need a midday pick me up.

All products are made from organic ingredients with no synthetic fragrances or additives and are 100% cruelty free. 

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Photo source: Hot Chocolate Design / Amazon

4. Hot Chocolate Design 

Hot Chocolate Design is a Venezuelan fresh and innovative accessories brand founded by husband-and-wife team Pablo Martinez and Carolina Aguerrevere. The brand is based on the consumers’ need of fleeing away from the uniformity and creative rigidity provided by mass produced brands. 

Inspired by the couple’s passion for collecting vintage items and the nostalgia of all the things that made them feel happy and comfortable when they were young, their designs are fun, vibrant, and whimsical. 

Check out Hot Chocolate Design Women’s Tote Bags for a fun and unique accessory to store all your travel essentials!

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Author

  • Victoria Arena is a writer and student, passionate about writing, literature, and women's studies. She is bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish. In 2017, she received her Associates in Fine Arts for Creative Writing from Brookdale Community College. Now, she is working toward her Bachelor's in English Literature at Montclair State University. Along with literature, Victoria is interested in Gender and Sexuality Studies, which she is pursuing as a minor, focusing closely on women's issues, gender inequality, and LGBT issues. These studies provide her with a feminist lens, which influences her work from both fiction to academic writings.

By Victoria Arena

Victoria Arena is a writer and student, passionate about writing, literature, and women's studies. She is bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish. In 2017, she received her Associates in Fine Arts for Creative Writing from Brookdale Community College. Now, she is working toward her Bachelor's in English Literature at Montclair State University. Along with literature, Victoria is interested in Gender and Sexuality Studies, which she is pursuing as a minor, focusing closely on women's issues, gender inequality, and LGBT issues. These studies provide her with a feminist lens, which influences her work from both fiction to academic writings.

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