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10 Hispanic & Latinx/e Brands to Keep on Your Radar This Hispanic Heritage Month

10 Hispanic & Latinx/e Brands to Keep on Your Radar This Hispanic Heritage Month   Many Hispanic, Latinx/e brands are inspired by their cultural identities and histories. And with over 60 million Hispanic and Latin Americans living in the U.S, there is definitely much to celebrate.  Like many cultures, Latin and Hispanic communities express their heritage through fashion, home goods, food, and beauty. During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we‘re excited to highlight a few Hispanic and Latin-owned businesses that are using their brands to put their cultures’ in the spotlight.    Find more amazing Hispanic and Latinx-owned businesses and brands at Blistey.com.   Bomba Curls  Image Source   Founder Lulu Cordero created Bomba Curls after using her native Dominican regime to combat alopecia. After noticing that most hair care brands didn’t offer products that catered to her hair type, she decided to create some herself. Acco…
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Celebrating Breastfeeding Awareness Month

  The benefits of breastfeeding are innumerable. Breastfeed babies have increased immune function, and are less likely to be asthmatic or obese. Being a nursing mother is difficult, being a Black, Latinx, or Indigenous nursing mother comes with a whole other set of barriers. If mothers and children are to successfully complete their breastfeeding journeys’ they need support. Support during this time is even more vital for BIPOC mothers and their babies who face glaring disparities in the areas of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome), and access to after-birth support. As breastfeeding awareness month comes to a close, we wanted to highlight some of the entrepreneurs working toward making breastfeeding and birth care more accessible and culturally in tune for BIPOC nursing mothers.    Find a BIPOC owned business for your every need here.   Milky Mama   Krystal Nicole Duhaney, a board-certified lactation specialist and registered nurse,…
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Blistey’s Guide to Black-Owned Chicago

After a brutal winter filled with Covid restrictions and sheltering in place, it is finally summertime in Chicago. And if you didn’t know that summertime in Chicago, especially Black-Chicago, is a whole vibe now you know.    Chicago’s Black community has had a significant and lasting impact on the city’s culture. Today Chicago is home to so many amazing Black entrepreneurs and the city wouldn’t be what it is without them. From Hyde Park to Lincoln Park and everywhere in between, you’ll find Black-owned businesses doing amazing things and you should definitely show your support when you visit.   Now is the perfect time to plan a trip to the Windy City if you’ve been thinking about it. Covid numbers are down, lockdown restrictions are up and all my favorite places are open!    I kicked off my Chicago summer by supporting some amazing black businesses. And I’m excited to share all of these spots with you! Whatever you’re looking for these busin…
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