Carla Macal  

Carla Macal

Carla Macal is from Guatemala but was raised in East Los Angeles. She is currently a Ph.D. student in Geography at the University of Oregon. She is the creator of Ixoq Arte, a natural body care product line and herbalist project meant to connect with her ancestral Maya traditions.

Carla Macal
Fresh medicinal herbs and essential oils - ingredients to prepare a homemade skin product, top view. | iStock
Tending Nature

Ixoq Arte: Learning About Maya Ancestry Through Plant-Medicine 

I became passionate about making natural body care products not only to address the contaminants of pharmaceuticals, but also to connect with my Mayan ancestry.
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