With Our Custom Stocking Service, Give (or Get!) the Gift of Beauty, Personalized!

Everyone loves a stocking! Lots of fun, little things selected thoughtfully and specifically for a someone special. But who has the time? We do!!! What’s more…we know what’s hot, what’s necessary, and what […]

Beauty for the Holidays: Nude Eyeliner, a Multi-Tasking Must-Have

You’ve seen it before…nude eyeliner. You probably looked at it and thought, “that’s weird.” I used to feel the same before I understood that everyone should have one. It is the hardest working […]

RMS Beauty (or, How I Finally Became an Organic Makeup Convert)

For years you have asked us to carry a makeup line that uses natural and organic ingredients and for years I have tested and tried different lines. Most of them just didn’t perform, […]

Makeup Tips for the Young…“at Heart”

Next March Bellacara will celebrate 18 years in business. I’ve learned a lot about skincare and makeup in that time, but Bellacara isn’t the only one that’s gotten older along the way. Makeup […]

Baby, It’s Cold Outside! 4 Tips To Winterize Your Skincare Regimen

Winter weather is on its way and your skin may already be feeling the change. Once the heaters turn on and the cold air starts blowing, many of us feel like the skincare […]

Concealer: Surprise! You’re Doing It Wrong

How many times have you lamented that your concealer wasn’t doing its job? If you’re anything like me, I’d venture to say more times than you can count. But maybe you’re being too […]

The Universally Flattering Eyeshadow Color You’ve Never Even Tried

I’ve mentioned in previous posts that bold colors are on trend for eye makeup this fall. While that’s true, most of us will eschew our taupe in favor of a purple or gray. […]

Orange & Black Makeup Isn’t Just for Halloween

We generally don’t think of orange and black when considering makeup, but I often get the most compliments when I’m wearing an orange shadow that’s blended just right. My eyes pop and look […]

Bye-Bye Marionette Lines?

Have you ever started using a product and thought… “Am I crazy, or do I look better, younger, rested?”  Every once in a while I run out of a product and so I […]

Airbrush Makeup…at Home? YES.

As a general rule, airbrush makeup has superior staying power to traditional foundation. For this reason, it is often the go-to choice for makeup artists when applying wedding makeup. It’s natural looking, doesn’t […]

The Best Cosmetic Bag…EVER!

As boutique owners, we scour trade shows, visit showrooms, vet product after product that is shipped to our doors by lines looking to be sold on our shelves…and every once in a great […]

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 […]

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