Category Archives: Pretty

To Lie Or Not To Lie About Botox

Nearly a year ago, a local plastic surgeon offered me essentially any medi-spa service I could dream of gratis, simply in exchange for writing about the experience. A pretty good deal, no doubt, but a seriously intimidating one for a … Continue reading

Textures (Dwell On Design, 2014)

I dunno, I’m just like really super in to textures right now, y’know?

Eye Candy: Highlights from Dwell on Design 2014

This past weekend we trucked over the hill for Dwell on Design 2014 at the LA Convention Center where the grass truly was greener and totally sustainable, recycled and synthetic, natch. It also housed every prefab I could ever had … Continue reading

Color Psych ‘Em Out: How Your Nail Polish Can Help You Win Friends And Influence People

There is nothing that puts me in as good of a mood as this particular color of nail polish from OPI (My Paprika Is Hotter Than Yours is it’s official name, and you can buy it for $6.25 HERE). Okay sure, Dee … Continue reading

Valley Artist Natalia Fabia’s Work Is Truly Truly Truly Outrageous

From time to time I meet people who read this blog and have no idea what The818 is. (Even more frequently I meet people who don’t read this blog and have no idea what The818 is, but I digress.) And then … Continue reading