It’s that time of the year again, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is finally here! We’ve sorted through all of the beauty products to save you time and chosen what we think you’ll love the most. The sale lasts until August 6th, but hurry because these deals are so great they’re going to sell out fast. Just click on the picture and you’ll be brought to the sale. Check back daily. We’ll be posting more products as they become available. #Nordstrom MAKEUP SKINCARE FRAGRANCE BATH & BODY   HAIR CARE   XoXo, Kristie @agirlinla / agirlinlosangeles@gmail.comRead More →

hangover

Chances are this summer you’re going to be drinking, which if you’re not careful can lead to that next day dreaded hangover. Here are some tested cures, or should I say ‘temporary fixes’ until nature can take its course. First lets just start with, don’t get hammered. If you’re going to drink, drink in moderation. Know how many drinks you can consume without feeling horrible the following day. Source: Women’s Daily Magazine What Is A Hangover? A hangover is your body’s way of telling you that even though you may have enjoyed the previous night, your body didn’t. Several hours after consuming too much alcoholRead More →

Social Media Marketing Interns

*Update 8.28.17: At this time we are not hiring bloggers, however, we are actively seeking marketing interns. A Girl in LA is looking for bloggers, vloggers and Social Media marketing interns located in Los Angeles to become apart of our team. This is an unpaid internship that can be used for experience and / or college credit to get you ready for a career in writing or marketing. Please read through a-girl-in-la.com to get an understanding and see what our writers create. For both positions we ask that you’re able to devote 10 hours per week (the same as a typical office internship.) While you’reRead More →

s'mores

In honor of National Ice Cream Day I thought I’d put a twist on the basic s’mores we all enjoyed as children. The other day when I came across SmashMellow’s Cinnamon Churro Marshmallows, I knew I had to replace the traditional marshmallows that I had been using. I must say that the finished product was not only delicious but it was also a more fancy approach to your basic s’mores. Instead of just sandwiching them between two graham crackers, I also decided to use some of my favorite Gelato to create a frozen treat. These s’mores are the perfect combo of chocolate, sugary toasted cinnamonRead More →

denim skirt

Denim has (and will most likely always be) in style, but for the first time in a long time denim skirts are back in full effect. Trends come and go and the last time we’ve seen them on the runway and on celebrities was back when Paris and Nicole were BFFL, and then they reappeared about a year ago. Now the trend has really taken off and being seen everywhere from the nightclub to the office. We’ve chosen nine celebrities that really stand out while wearing a denim skirt and tell you where it’s a good idea to wear it, along with how you canRead More →

Summer is already halfway over (sigh) and it’s now time to do what’s left on your bucket list, like attend a music festival perhaps? Here at A Girl in LA we have gathered nine of the best festivals that will take you all the way into September and included a playlist you can rock out too. Our list includes music of all genres, so no matter what you prefer, you’re going to find a festival you want to attend. We’ve put the price ranges on here (from general admission to VIP) and some of them are pretty pricey. When purchasing tickets you should be ableRead More →

Moving to Los Angeles

Moving to a new city can be a really exciting way to bring some change into your life. However, moving to Los Angeles is intimidating…if you don’t know where to start. Here’s some advice we have for readers looking to relocate to the City of Angels. Do LOTS and LOTS of Research Source: Society 6 The first step is going to be how are you planning on getting here? Are you going to hire a moving truck? Are you going to pack up a uHaul and drive cross country? Or are you going to hop on a plane and get your things shipped at aRead More →

Vanity Planet

I had been searching for the perfect curling wand for a long ass time when I came across Vanity Planet’s Cue Clip-Free Curling Wand. I went from wearing my hair straight to curling it regularly because with this wand it’s so easy and the curls actually last. I also love how it comes with a glove so you don’t have to worry about accidentally burning your hand. Choose between two different sizes, 1” and 1.25”, both retail for 49.99. Ohh, and if you’re not 100% satisfied (but trust me, you will be), Vanity Planet offers a 60-day money back guarantee, no questions asked. Here’s more aboutRead More →