Spring 2018 Nail Polish Guide

There’s nothing like welcoming spring than with a freshly painted manicure. We created our own spring 2018 nail polish guide based on the the top colors of the season. Every season the Pantone Color Institute releases a chart of what the trending colors will be, which is influenced by New York Fashion Week. You’re going to see these 12 hues everywhere: Meadowlark, Cherry Tomato, Little Boy Blue, Chili Oil, Pink Lavender, Blooming Dahlia, Arcadia, Ultra Violet, Emperador, Almost Mauve, Spring Crocus, and Lime Punch. New bright and elegant colors debut each spring and we’ve done our research to find a polish that best compliments eachRead More →

5 Must Listen to Podcasts

In Los Angeles, traffic is inevitable. You’re going to hit it no matter where you’re going or whenever you decide to get to drive. Since I find myself in my car quite often, I’ve taken a serious liking to podcasts. I listen to at least one episode a day and I’ve found that it not only makes my commute go by quicker, but I also feel like I am keeping up with the news, laughing more, and learning something new every day. In the last few months I’ve noticed more and more of my friends mentioning podcasts and it’s introduced me to some really incredibleRead More →

Favorite Places to Dine in Los Angeles

With the excitement of the weekend on my mind I love to kick it off with a sweet date night or a nice dinner out with my girlfriends. Lucky for me,  Los Angeles is filled with some of the best restaurants in the world. Whether I’m in the mood to wine and dine with a fancy atmosphere and delicious menu, or keep it budget friendly while still getting to choose from a one-of-a-kind dishes, there’s always somewhere to fit my craving. With so many options to choose from, I narrowed down my top five favorite places to dine in Los Angeles, along with my favoriteRead More →

Instagrammable Places in Los Angeles

LA and photography go hand-in-hand. We live in an area with some of the most breathtaking scenery and architecture, and there’s always something new opening up. We chose 10 up-and-coming Instagrammable places in Los Angeles that you’re going to want to visit. Some have been here for a while but may have fallen off your radar, and the others are brand new and ready to be photographed. Judging by the sneak peaks below, we know that won’t be hard to achieve. Milk Bar Image via The beloved New York City Milk Bar is coming to Los Angeles. Famous for their confetti cakes and pastel decor,Read More →

my trip abroad

For my birthday this year, I decided to take a trip to Europe on a much-needed vacation, to learn new things about other places, and some new things about myself. With plenty of coats packed, a new book for my flight, and two of my closest friends by my side, I was ready to begin another year of my life on a trip filled with new experiences. For my trip abroad I would be traveling to London, Paris and Copenhagen. Three beautiful, vibrant cities that are very cold this time of year. Aside from the chill, each city had its own appeal that kept meRead More →

comfort foods to make this winter

During the winter months when the temperatures drop and it begins to get dark early, we immediately put our heaters on and get all warm and cozy at home. We throw on our warmest pajamas, fluffy socks, and stream our favorite TV shows. But what kind of cozy night in is it without some tasty comfort foods to make this winter? Here at A Girl in LA, we are guilty of having cravings for carbs, and we are strong supporters of treating ourselves and indulging in these delicious foods. Here is a list of some of our favorites for you to try! Tomato Bisque withRead More →

Most Exciting Places to Travel

The term “work hard, play hard” is a way of life here in Los Angeles. It’s no wonder we can’t wait to break into our vacation time and have a much-needed change of scenery. Traveling is one of the greatest gifts you can give to yourself. Whether traveling alone or with others, it is wonderful to experience new cultures and learn new things about yourself along the way. Traveling pushes us to step outside of our comfort zone and explore unfamiliar worlds that we may only experience once in our lifetime. Deciding where to go can be difficult since you want your trip to beRead More →

spending a day in long beach

No matter where you live in Los Angeles, everyone can use a little adventure in their life. I’m going to show you how spending a day in Long Beach is the optimum staycation. One of the beauties about living in LA is being able to explore so many different parts of the city and all it has to offer. Long Beach is a city right outside of LA, still within the Los Angeles County lines. I’m lucky enough to call this sweet beach town my home, and every day I find something more that I love about it. Whether it’s enjoying a coffee at oneRead More →

Holiday Survival Guide New

The holidays are for spending time with our loved ones, attending parties and get togethers and all the prep that goes into them. The month of December is usually a busy (and sometimes stressful) one that creeps up quickly, and can catch us off guard. Our to do lists seem to pile up higher and higher and sometimes we even forget to practice our usual self care routines. From holiday shopping to getting our homes ready to entertain in, the stress can take away the joyful feeling the holidays are meant to bring. We created a list of things you can do to in orderRead More →