Category Archives: Pretty

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

Tattoo Test Drive: Temp Tats for Grown-Ups

[me sporting Feather, by Jen Mussara] It’s weird, as a kid I thought I was being all responsible to my future self by not getting visible tattoos (I have three easy-to-cover tattoos, but nothing on my arms/back/chest/neck/etc.). Now, as an … Continue reading

Dee’s Sculptural Headband Holder

My friend Nick made this for her, and I’ve been meaning to show it to you guys forever. Because it’s freaking awesome. Not only did it solve our overflowing headband problem (headbands have been the only form of hair-restraint Dee … Continue reading

Do You Want To Freak Out? Moorea Seal Store: Like Crack For My Eyeballs

I think I’ve kind of acknowledged my girl-crush on my friend Moorea before. And I’m not one of these people that bandies about with the term girl-crush. I’m pretty sure that if you search my archives you’ll find it used … Continue reading