11 Texas Latinas You Need in Your Instagram Feed

by Gabi De la Rosa on September 18, 2019 in Food+Drink, Lifestyle, Fashion, Home, Living Texas, Travels,
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by adding these fabulous Latinas to your daily IG feed! Beauty, travel, food and a whole lot more can be at your fingertips.

We’ve done the hard work for you and curated a list of Latina influencers who are dominating Instagram. If you’re anything like us, you can spend hours scrolling through photo after photo, and now your IG feed will be a lot more vibrant with these Texas Latinas in the mix. Here, in their own words, is what they do and why they do it.

1. Diana Garcia ~ Fashion Influencer


Photo courtesy Diana Garcia

“I love fashion, so I started this blog with the idea of posting a little bit of fashion and always trying to have a positive impact in the people that follow me. My feed is about fashion and inspirational quotes, while my stories are about my daily life.”

2. Mely Cruz ~ Lifestyle Influencer


Photo Fausto Cruz

“If social media is truly your passion, go for it! There are four things that have worked for me through these 10+ years that I have been in the social media industry: Have a plan and stay focused, be constant no matter what, always be yourself and ENJOY the ride!”

3. Cachis Arredondo ~ Lifestyle Influencer


Photo courtesy Cachis Arrendondo

“The primary focus of my Instagram is to share who I truly am. In this crazy world of social media, we easily start to compare ourselves and lose sight of our individuality. I, like everyone else, have to catch myself and remember that I am unique, colorful, and original in my own way, and I embrace it and share it.”

4. Jessica Serna ~ Travel Influencer


Photo courtesy Jessica Serna

“My main focus is finding fun weekend getaways for Texans with a 9-5! Most people don’t realize all of the international influences in Texas or that you can ride an Italian gondola in DFW, discover a French town close to San Antonio, go sandsurfing, and so much more. Through my blog I help people live that travel lifestyle and find hidden gems close to home.”

5. Christine Komassa ~ Foodie Influencer


Photo courtesy Christine Komassa

“Being a Latina definitely shapes what I post and I like to think it has an effect on a lot of what I do. Through my work and home life – it’s who I am. I feel a sense of pride being Mexican-American and, living on the border, I feel a responsibility to make sure I never lose sight of that.”

6. Anya Carranza ~ Lifestyle Influencer


Photo courtesy Anya Carranza

“If there is one piece of advice, I would give to anyone starting their own Instagram account it is: Be yourself. There’s nobody like you and that is your super power. These days people are looking for authentic, unique and original blogs and influencers. Be you.”

7. Danielle Cortez ~ Lifestyle Influencer


Photo Gitzel Moncivais

“Focusing on my everyday life in my Instagram feed has been an easy thing to stick to. I suffer from FOMO (fear of missing out) so I’m always trying new places and experiencing what the world has to offer. My followers enjoy that and depend on the fact that I will give them an honest review. Especially when it comes to brunch places.”

8. Kristel Gonzaba ~ Lifestyle Influencer


Photo courtesy Kristel Gonzaba

“My upbringing has taught me how wonderful it is to be surrounded by the ones you love. For me, hosting and creating a beautifully detailed table and bar cart allow me to share what I love to do, with the ones I love!”

9. Romy Hernandez ~ Beauty Influencer


Photo courtesy Romy Hernandez

“The primary focus of my Instagram is to show fellow Latina Moms that it is ok for us to wear and love makeup, so we can look good and feel good! I like to focus on self-care to show moms it is ok to focus on your family AND yourself.” 

10. Dalia Benavides ~ Beauty Influencer


Photo courtesy Dalia Benavides

“I feel very powerful being Latina and having so much success. I recently became the first makeup artist in Laredo to be selected to be in the Anastasia Beverly Hills PR List, which is a huge accomplishment. I always keep this quote in my mind for all my Latina followers, “Si yo puedo, ustedes tambien” which translates to: “If I can, you can too”. We are hard-working women who always strive for the best and can conquer anything we put our minds to.”

11. My Desert Glow ~ Beauty Influencer


Photo courtesy My Desert Glow

“I am Latina, born and raised in El Paso, Texas. My mom was and will always be a Chicana activist to her core which has inspired me to love my culture and heritage. It shapes who I am and embodies everything I do, including my Instagram. I love my brown skin and everything that entails including gravitating towards brands that are diverse and inclusive like Youth to The People and so many others.”

Cover: Anya Carranza. Courtesy photo

Gabi De la Rosa lives in Houston with her husband and three children. You can usually find her at a great local restaurant or out exploring HTX with her family. Visit her on Instagram @gabioftheroses_htx