Melissa Santoyo is POPSUGAR contributor and a senior at Northwestern University. She's a big fan of colorful hats, eclectic eyeliner, and slasher movies. In her downtime, you can find her unapologetically re-reading Twilight or biking to the High School Musical soundtrack.
Latest Posts From Melissa
15 Must-Have Gifts For the Sala Season Fashionista
Sala season — or living-room season — refers to the few months at the end of the year when Latines and their loved ones dress to the nines in new holiday-ready outfits and gather in their living rooms to take photos of one another.
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Loisa's Somos Nueva York Campaign Celebrates NYC Latines Through Food, Art, and Music
Loisa, a Latine-owned, New York-based food brand, celebrated this past Latine Heritage Month with a Somos Nueva York campaign highlighting the innumerable contributions the Latine community has made in shaping New York City's food, culture, and history.
How Sara Echeagaray Went From TikTok Star to Too Faced's Creative Director in Residence
For 21-year-old Sara Echeagaray, who boasts millions of TikTok followers, has a starring role in a Disney+ show, and is currently the creative director in residence for Too Faced cosmetics, fame initially seemed far removed from the small hometown she grew up in.
24 Latine-Owned Brands to Shop On Thirteen Lune
Amid the Black Lives Matter protests and nationwide criticism of America's systemic racism that took place in 2020, the beauty industry was called out for discriminatory practices, "opportunity gaps," and their failures in serving BIPOC consumers.