Street Style, Italian Style

I recently celebrated my twenty year anniversary with my husband with a trip to Italy. I haven’t taken a trip with my husband alone for more than a long weekend since our children […]
New and Exciting at Bellacara (Cheers!)

New and Exciting at Bellacara (Cheers!)

Many of you may have noticed that we have shut off our second room. We have added a door, changed the furniture, painted, and created a stir with many of you wondering what […]
Fall 2017 Makeup Trends

The Bold & The Blush: Fall 2017 Makeup Trends

This season is all about color. Not the nudes and golden hues of the summer, but deep berry lips and bold color on the eyes, punctuated by dramatic, fluttery lashes.   That said, […]
Dry Shampoo

Dry Shampoo: You’re Doing It Wrong

What is dry shampoo and how do I use it? We get asked these questions a lot at Bellacara. Dry shampoo is a spray-in powder that soaks up the excess oil in your […]
Silk Pillowcase

I Tried a Silk Pillowcase. It Was Transformative.

For years I have awoken in the morning with hair that looks like I’ve been through a tornado. Without fail, I would awake with a cowlick in the back of my head. Despite […]
Emmy's 2017: Best Hair & Makeup

Emmys Report: The Best Hair & Makeup

Award show season is always a window into fashion and beauty trends, and the Emmys last night did not disappoint in this regard. The defined eye and nude lip were everywhere! Whether smokey […]
Getting Back into Fitness

Getting Back into Fitness (or: Thanks a Lot, Elizabeth)

As you may have read, Elizabeth came back from Italy and decided that she needed to get back into a fitness and wellness regimen. Unfortunately for me, Elizabeth doesn’t like to work out […]
Angela's Skincare Tell-All

Angela’s Skincare Tell-All

As the mother of four boys to run around on a daily basis, there are days that start at 6am and don’t end until 11pm, and we don’t do any “travel” sports.  To […]
Very large shoes to fill

“Very large shoes to fill…”

I first met Elizabeth almost three years ago to the date. We met at Bittersweet Café after she answered my job listing. I remember realizing after speaking with her for five minutes that […]

A Newfound Love of Theater (…and a Shameless Plug!)

I’m sure many of us have found ourselves attracted to the hobbies of our children with a fervor we never felt until they began their involvement in them.  I watch baseball games with […]

Street Style: Stephanie Stack

I first met Stephanie thirteen years ago when she walked into Bellacara.  She was pregnant with her first son.  I remember thinking that she looked too good to be pregnant.  I was not […]

Angela and Elizabeth’s Afternoon in Old Town

A couple of weeks ago I was complaining to Elizabeth that I never seem to have time to just enjoy a walk through Old Town.  I’m either at my store working, running errands, […]

street style: brittany taylor

I first met Brittany Taylor in 2009 when she joined Bellacara.  I had no way of knowing at the time that she would become not only my longest-term employee, but a dear friend.  […]

16th anniversary party! (and you won’t believe the swag bag)

Bellacara is beyond excited to celebrate our 16th anniversary this Saturday, March 12th!  Our loyal customers mean so much to us and as a thank you to all of you who have supported […]

golden globes red carpet review: beauty edition

Best Hair and Makeup Looks from the 2016 Golden Globes

The Golden Globes 2016 red carpet on Sunday night saw a significant number of wavy tousled locks, nude lips, smoky eye shadow and flawless […]


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