These Makeup and Beauty Products Will Give You Flashbacks of The 90s

Growing up in the 90s was a much simpler time. There was no such thing as social media, no one had cell phones, friends got together after school to play outside, and Friday nights were reserved for TGIF and ordering pizza. When I think back to that decade, various TV shows, movies, games, and characters stand out. Recently, beauty brands have begun collaborating with our favorite old school characters, giving us a feel good blast from the past. I’ve picked 15 makeup and beauty products that will spark memories of living in the 90s. 1. Sailor Moon Collection | ColourPop, $94 The prettiest dainty shades!Read More →

The Best At-Home Anti-Aging Beauty Devices

It seems like every day there’s a new anti-aging device on the market. They promise to reverse the hands of time or they claim to offer the same results that you can find at a dermatologist’s office or spa, but do they deliver? To be honest, more often than not, they don’t. These gadgets cost hundreds of dollars, and after using them for the recommended amount of time, you see nothing. With that being said, not all are created equal. There are at home anti-aging beauty devices that *actually* do what they promise to do. We’ve rounded up 12 of them and answered some basicRead More →

22 Skincare Ingredients To Consider Adding To Your Regimen

With so many beauty products on the market all promising to do specific things, it’s hard to know which ones are worth investing in. What skincare ingredients should we look for in the products we use each day? The answer is going to be different for everyone because we all have different skin concerns. Some of us are dealing with fine lines and wrinkles or uneven complexion. Others are dealing with dark spots, acne or loss of volume. It’s common to attempt to correct these things but if we apply the wrong product it can cause an even bigger issue. Below I’ve outlined 22 beneficialRead More →

20 of My Favorite Brands You Can Find in The Target Beauty Aisle

Every time I walk through the Target beauty aisle, or scroll through their beauty department online, it seems like they’ve added a new brand to their lineup. Currently, they carry over 1,000 which range from skincare and makeup to nail and hair care. I love affordable beauty, and Target is often my go-to source for all things self-care. After testing out a ton of brands and what they have to offer, I’ve narrowed down my top 20 along with my top three products from each. Some of what I list below, I was already a fan of long before they were sold at Target, andRead More →

The Beauty Products I Buy On Repeat

I’m often sent various beauty products to test out. From serums, to creams, to masks, I’m always looking to discover new things. To be completely honest though, because I’m so picky about what I put on my skin, I’ll usually end up using it once or twice and then giving it away. The items which I’ve highlighted below are the beauty products I can’t live without and buy on repeat. I’ve been using most of these for years, so I know they work. Cleanser Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cleanser. ($22) A facial cleanser needs to achieve three things in order for me to continue rebuying it.Read More →

How to Heal Your Dry and Cracked Hands Once and For All

Every winter like clockwork, my hands become dry and cracked. This is something I’ve dealt with year after year (even when I lived in Los Angeles and it was significantly warmer than the East Coast). It starts around October and lasts until April or when the weather begins to warm up. If I slack off on applying lotion, I’ll get painful cuts all over my hands (especially on my knuckles). I’ve come to accept that it’s a side effect of winter caused by a lack of humidity in the air and over-washing my hands. Over the years I can’t begin to count the various lotions,Read More →

10 Korean Skincare Products You Should Try This Fall

Korean skincare, otherwise known as K-Beauty, has been a tremendous hit in both the Eastern and Western beauty world for years now. These unique products are inspired by nature and designed to work long term. The goal is to achieve glowing and “glass-like” skin. K-Beauty brands often include innovative ingredients like snail mucin and bee venom. Beauty experts recommended that you follow a “10 step approach” which means multilayering your products to create a special skincare regimen that is customized to benefit your specific skin type. It’s hard not to love all things K-Beauty (not to mention, the prices don’t burn a hole in yourRead More →

Revamp your Beauty Routine with These CBD Makeup Products

CBD and cannabis oil have been all the rage in the beauty world for the last couple of years. You can find them infused in skincare, hair products, wellness essentials, and now even makeup. People from far and wide love CBD-infused beauty products because they are especially good at hydrating, nourishing, and protecting your skin. Depending on the product, CBD and cannabis oils provide different benefits. However, they don’t just do wonders for your skin and hair, they are also clean and sustainable ingredients that help save the environment. Here are 10 exceptional CBD and cannabis makeup products on the market that are definitely worthRead More →

A List of Beauty Tips + Tricks For When You Can’t Leave Home

We’ve come up with a comprehensive guide featuring our favorite at-home beauty tips and tricks. These are simple and straightforward things you can do while you’re stuck inside, like safely removing lash extensions, and toning brassy hair. We’ve also included our favorite products that will help get you through this quarantine, like the ideal root touch up, our go-to self-tanner, and a lash perm kit. Touching Up Your Roots 1. 2. 3. It’s been over a month now, so those dreaded roots are most likely growing in full force (and that’s okay). However, If you make the decision to touch up any regrowth, there areRead More →

15 Vogue Beauty Secrets (+ Where To Find All The Products That We’re Used)

Here at A Girl in LA, we’re always in search of beauty tutorials and new products to try out. Recently, I spent the weekend on YouTube watching all of the Vogue Beauty Secrets. With over 144 makeup and beauty tutorials to go through, you could say I learned an overwhelming amount of tips and tricks from actresses, models, and it-girls. I narrowed it down to 15 videos, which was difficult since they were all informative. The tutorials on my list include the basics like the best way to apply concealer and achieving the perfect cat-eye, to more involved like how Gwyneth Paltrow gets her glowingRead More →