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The Return of Summer + DIY Rose Water Tonic

Solstice occurred on Monday, June 21st and on this day we officially welcome the return of Summer! During the summertime the days get longer and we spend more time outdoors in the heat produced by the sun and sometimes our skin feels the effects of the sun. Not only does our body sweat more (yuck), we also are prone to get sunburns and/or dull, dry skin! Rose water is an awesome addition to your Summer tote bag! Not only does it help treat blahh skin, it also helps soothe sunburns, and a couple spritz of rose tonic can totally help...

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Life+STYLE -- Frida Kahlo's Wardrobe revealed after 60 years of being locked up!

Frida Kahlo is one of the most revolutionary and influential women of Mexico. Her surreal self-portraits celebrated her indigenous Mexican roots, and her art was majorly influenced by her lover & husband Diego Rivera. Her art influences and her disability played a major role in her wardrobe -- she often wore long skirts and corsets to hide her body which was left disfigured by childhood polio and a near-fatal road accident when she was 18 that forced her to have over 30 operations, including a leg amputation later in life.  In 1925 Frida was scarred for life when the bus she...

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Casa De Gitanas x TrapXArt Magazine - Collaboration & Tribe Feels

Hola Gypsy Tribe,   We are ringing in April by giving a special shout out to  Trap x Art We have so many exciting pop ups and collaborations happening (deets on #popup & Events page!) this month, but first we want to shout out a tribe that has supported and helped us tremendously! Collaborating with this beautiful creative movement has allowed us to showcase our wearable art and connect with other young artists. We are endlessly inspired and humbled by all the talent present here in the Bay Area, and we feel Trap x Art is an amazing platform to get that talent recognized! We...

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LIFE-Style: How To Stay Creative & Be Inspired

How to stay creative.. Everyone has the ability to be creative - some people just do a better job of fostering an environment that helps naturally stimulate and inspire them. In this article I will be sharing some helpful tips to live more inspired and in tune with your inner child. By having the right environment and internal tools for flourishing creativity, you will not only notice differences in your creative practices, but will also enjoy the positive side effects in all areas of your life. Tips and tricks to foster a more creative life:  1.  Find energizing interests. Everyday...

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End of 2015 - Cleansing Your Sacred Space - Home/Spirituality

End of 2015 - Cleansing Your Sacred Space - Home/Spirituality

Familia Gitana,  What a beautiful and equally challenging experience this year has been. As we wrap up the final days of this year I'd like to take a moment and THANK YOU all for supporting our labor of love whether you are a customer, friend, reader, or member of our human family. It's been such an amazing time navigating our collective and steering it in the "right" direction. Also, being able to collaborate on something with my sisters is something that is invaluable and I am forever grateful to be a part of this journey together. I hope that we...

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