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BELatina’s Best of the Week: DN Organics, Stacie de Armas, Silvana Estrada, And More

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Okay, this January needs to relax a bit — or is it just us who feel that the universe’s energies are a bit chaotic?

This week has been both productive and tiring. However, it’s all worth it if we end Friday with a smile from ear to ear for the stories we had the honor of telling.

From the Varona sisters of DN Organics to Silvana Estrada’s new album, these are the best stories from this week on BELatina.

Chic and Comfy Clothes to Start the New Year

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Temperatures continue to drop, and many of us have become used to the comfort of pandemic-living and working from home, so we bring you a small list of ideas and trends for this year so you can continue to be chic without having to leave comfort aside.

NASA’s First Digital Graphic Novel Tells the Story of a Latina Astronaut

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“First Woman: NASA’s Promise for Humanity” tells the story of fictional astronaut Callie Rodriguez, who becomes the first woman and person of color to land on the lunar surface.

Meet the Dominican Sisters Making Curl Care Clean, Affordable and Effective

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After starting their journey to revive and embrace their natural hair in 2017, sisters Cory Dahlia and Nicol Varona started DN Organics, a brand that aims to spark confidence in women to rock their natural curls in an affordable way while still being clean and effective.

How Joining StyleLikeU’s Self-Acceptance Revolution Changed My Life

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A couple of months ago, out of the blue, I received a message from the platform StyleLikeU. A young intern on their team spotted an old picture of mine (a rather embarrassing one of me at my desk wearing dark glasses doing my best Jackie O), and asked if I would take part in a project about ageism and menopause while stripping off my clothes. I said yes, of course, because, why not?

Meet Stacie de Armas, Nielsen’s Data Evaluation Specialist

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With more than 23 years at Nielsen, Stacie de Armas is an experienced Latina in audience diversity, particularly Spanish-language audiences.

Silvana Estrada’s Latest Album Is Finally Here, And It’s Everything We Hoped For

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Silvana Estrada’s album “Marchita” is probably one of the most anticipated albums of the last two years, and it has not let us down. BELatina spoke with the young Mexican singer about her career and her creative process in the run-up to the release of her album.