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Maria G. Valdez

Lead Editor, POPSUGAR Latina

Maria was born and raised in Dominican Republic, where she began her career in journalism. After moving to New York, she worked for a leading Latinx online publication before transitioning to POPSUGAR. She's passionate about her dog Phoebe, health, living a balanced life, body positivity, and is a proud Latina. She teaches Zumba for fun and loves a good karaoke!

Latest Posts by Maria G.

Spanish Baby Names by Latinx Celebrities
Latinx at Super Bowl 2020
7 Things You'll See on Freeform's Party of Five
Meet Juntos We Shine Podcast Host Karina Banda
Karina Banda's New Challenge Is Hosting Juntos We Shine
Juntos We Shine Podcast Interview With Regina Merson
Why I Don't Like Cheek Kissing Upon Meeting Someone
J Lo Wasn't Snubbed at the Oscars Nominations
Do Latinx Have To Speak Spanish?
Latinx Beauty Cabinet Upgrades
Reshaping My Latina Identity Away From Stereotypes
Why You Should Watch Freeform's Party of Five 2020
The Best Answer You Can Give When Someone Asks "Y El Novio?"
Bartender-Approved Coquito Recipes
Easy, Fabulous Makeup For the Holidays
Supermodel Holiday Picks
Daughter Nominates Devoted Mom For Ultimate Day of Beauty
Selfless Mom Gets Day of Beauty to Focus on Herself
NeoCell Super Collagen Powder: the Best-Kept Beauty Secret
Mixing Latinx and American Traditions For the Holidays
Latina CEO's Advice to Achieve Your Goals
5 Tips to Achieving Your Goals
Chiqui Delgado, Marielena Dávila's Secret to Eternal Youth
Thanksgiving Makeup Tutorial by Laura Sanchez
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds