Joyce Montenegro

Joyce Montenegro

A (Silicon) Valley girl with a degree in film and a love for fashion. She’s just trying to write about the beautiful world around her.

Fabric Wholesale Direct Reviews: Quality Fabric For Cheap?

Fabric Wholesale Direct Reviews: Quality Fabric For Cheap?

Joyce MontenegroSep 27, 202112 min read

If you’ve ever tried sewing your own clothes, you’ll quickly realize that fabric can be expensive. Whether you need a specific (and high-priced) material or you just need a lot…

10 TikTok Beauty Trends to Try in 2022

10 TikTok Beauty Trends to Try in 2022

Joyce MontenegroAug 13, 20217 min read

Whether you’ve seen these trends before on your “For You” page or you’ve completely missed them, here is a list of the best TikTok beauty trends that you need to…

Handheld Sewing Machine 101 – Worth It? (Best Machines)

Handheld Sewing Machine 101 – Worth It? (Best Machines)

Joyce MontenegroJun 28, 20215 min read

Before, hand sewing and machine sewing were our only two options. But, now there is a third option becoming quite popular with sewing enthusiasts and novices alike: the handheld sewing…

11 Best Sewing Scissors + Shears of All Types

11 Best Sewing Scissors + Shears of All Types

Joyce MontenegroJun 28, 20218 min read

One thing no one tells you when you start sewing is the amount of different scissors you will need as you learn more and more. Before you start learning how…

What to Wear on a First Date? 8 Outfit Ideas + Tips

What to Wear on a First Date? 8 Outfit Ideas + Tips

Joyce MontenegroJun 10, 20216 min read

Whether it’s Valentine’s day or just a regular weekday, you want to look good for that special someone, especially when it comes to the first date. If you’re planning a…

12 Current Nail Trends We’re Seeing Everywhere

12 Current Nail Trends We’re Seeing Everywhere

Joyce MontenegroJun 8, 20213 min read

We all love following nail trends. Whether you keep it simple or you love to go all out, your nails can add a lot to your outfits. It may seem…

How Does Nair Work? Everything to Know About Hair Removal Creams

How Does Nair Work? Everything to Know About Hair Removal Creams

Joyce MontenegroJun 4, 20215 min read

The idea of applying a simple cream to your body that removes all your hair in a few minutes sounds like heaven to those of us who spend hours shaving…

Gel Polish vs. Regular Polish: Which Manicure is Better?

Gel Polish vs. Regular Polish: Which Manicure is Better?

Joyce MontenegroJun 2, 20216 min read

We all get an extra bounce in our step after a fresh manicure. Whether you went to the salon or you did it at home, there is nothing better than…

Makeup Challenge: Shrinking My Routine to 5 Products for Under $20

Makeup Challenge: Shrinking My Routine to 5 Products for Under $20

Joyce MontenegroMay 13, 20216 min read

Have you ever considered just how many products we use when doing our makeup? Without even giving it much thought, your makeup routine can easily use 10, maybe even 20+…

15 Best Backpack Brands – From The Trails to The Office

15 Best Backpack Brands – From The Trails to The Office

Joyce MontenegroMay 11, 20217 min read

While we all love a cute little crossbody purse, you can’t deny that a backpack is a handy everyday bag. Even if you’re not in school, they are a useful…

How to Stop Biting Your Nails – Advice From Former Nail Biters

How to Stop Biting Your Nails – Advice From Former Nail Biters

Joyce MontenegroMay 9, 20219 min read

It’s true what they say, old habits die hard. This is especially true with nail biting or onychophagia, the clinical term for it. Nail biting often starts in childhood and…

6 Dupes for MAC Fix+ Setting Spray to Add to Your Makeup Collection

6 Dupes for MAC Fix+ Setting Spray to Add to Your Makeup Collection

Joyce MontenegroMay 3, 20214 min read

Truly a staple in many makeup collections, MAC Prep + Prime Fix+ Primer and Setting Spray is one of the top setting sprays on the market. With its hydrating formula…

15 Best Smelling Essential Oils Within Each Scent Family

15 Best Smelling Essential Oils Within Each Scent Family

Joyce MontenegroApr 24, 20216 min read

There are a few things that are certain in this world, and sadly, one of those is stress. Whether it’s school, work, home, or just life in general, we all…

Our Shady Rays Reviews – What’s the Verdict?

Our Shady Rays Reviews – What’s the Verdict?

Joyce MontenegroApr 23, 20218 min read

Before you grab your tote and head to the beach, it’s important to make sure your eyes are protected from harsh sun rays. We already have you covered with sunscreen,…

What to Wear on a First Date? 8 Outfit Ideas + Tips

What to Wear on a First Date? 8 Outfit Ideas + Tips

Joyce MontenegroApr 11, 20216 min read

If you’re planning a nice date night soon, you might already have a few outfits in mind to impress your boo. But, things are a little different when it comes…

What to Wear With White Shoes of Every Type

What to Wear With White Shoes of Every Type

Joyce MontenegroApr 10, 20215 min read

If you’re ready to give your go-to pair of shoes a break and pull out that cute pair of white shoes you stuffed in the closet, you might now be…

BootayBag vs. Splendies: Battle of the Undies – Which is Better?

BootayBag vs. Splendies: Battle of the Undies – Which is Better?

Joyce MontenegroApr 10, 20218 min read

You can truly find a subscription box for anything. From perfume to candles, you can get all your needs delivered to your door. What about underwear, the true essential that…

15 Stores Like Princess Polly for Cute and Trendy Clothes

15 Stores Like Princess Polly for Cute and Trendy Clothes

Joyce MontenegroApr 7, 20216 min read

We may have our go-to stores, but there’s nothing better than finding a few new options to add to your list. Today, we’re sharing stores like Princess Polly, a go-to…

13 Best Body Washes For Dry Skin (Soothing and Moisturizing)

13 Best Body Washes For Dry Skin (Soothing and Moisturizing)

Joyce MontenegroMar 31, 20217 min read

You’ll want to find the best body wash for dry skin out there to ensure you keep your skin nice and soft, so below are our top recommendations! Your skin…

7 Vegan Handbag Brands for a Sustainable Wardrobe

7 Vegan Handbag Brands for a Sustainable Wardrobe

Joyce MontenegroMar 29, 202110 min read

Fashion can be so many things. It can be beautiful, but it can also be sustainable. Now, more than ever, we are seeing a greater focus on where our fashion…

My Perfume.com Reviews: Shop or Skip?

My Perfume.com Reviews: Shop or Skip?

Joyce MontenegroMar 9, 20219 min read

Everyone wants to smell like a million bucks, but no one really wants to pay the cost. Fortunately, some websites sell luxury perfumes at a lower rate, but are they…

My Shoes.com Reviews (2022): Yay or Nay?

My Shoes.com Reviews (2022): Yay or Nay?

Joyce MontenegroFeb 27, 20217 min read

It is a well-known fact that you can never have too many shoes. No matter what your limited amount of closet space might tell you, there will always be a…