Since the CDC (Center for Disease Control) began recommending the use of face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, they’ve become a major part of our lifestyle. The face masks that we wear while working, running errands, and commuting do not have to be plain and boring. They can actually help show off your personality and interests, and if you’re a proud Latinx, become a way to show off your pride.
Ahead, you’ll find eight Latinx-owned brands and small businesses that offer unique face masks featuring fun prints, unique textiles, and inspirational quotes.
Mujeres Uprising is a Texas-based Etsy shop that offers t-shirts, accessories, and face masks with inspiring slogans and graphics. You’ll also find face masks that feature female empowerment quotes, so you can get through your commute or tough workday in style.
Cha Cha Covers’ colorful line of handmade cotton masks will make it easy for you to show your Latinx pride everywhere you go. You’ll find various original designs, including vibrant roses, luchadores, Frida Khalo, and more. All masks are washable, reusable and include flaps for inserting filters.
Azteca Negra’s line of apparel, accessories, and face masks are inspired by indigenous culture and artwork and are made of eco-friendly and sustainable materials.
Mi Legasi was founded by a Cuban-American designer living in Miami who aims to bring Latinx tradition and culture to her products. Inspired by her tight-knit Cuban family, Mi Legasi’s line of face masks feature colorful designs, prints, and patterns that are great for standing out in a crowd of plain masks. Face masks are available for both adults and children.
These face masks are sure to bring a smile to everyone you pass. Martha Miami’s affordable face masks feature fun icons, graphics, and designs that your Latinx friends and family will relate to, including Vivaporu, mango, and cafecito designs.
Second Wind took Instagram by storm when their hand-tailored masks with elegant chains went viral. Take a look at this brand if you’ve been on the hunt for face masks in neutral shades or if you’ve been interested in accessorizing your face mask with a chain to keep your mask safe and handy while you’re on-the-go. The L.A-based brand sells face masks, chains, and filters.
Boricua-owned, Palma Swim carries fun masks that feature palm prints, parrots, flowers, and other nature motifs. The company also prides itself on creating face masks and apparel made with recyclable and sustainable materials. Palma Swim also donates a portion of its sales to Mentes Puertorriquenas en Accion, a nonprofit organization in Puerto Rico.
Con Amor Ys stocks face masks with your favorite prints, colors, patterns, and designs. Some of their most popular face masks feature icons like Bad Bunny, Selena, and sports teams. This shop’s face masks are available in several sizes.