03.31.20

360 Sunscreen and Why You Need it Right Now

I got up yesterday morning, washed my face, put on my face cream, and brushed my teeth. As I headed for my computer, I suddenly turned and went back to the bathroom counter. […]
03.26.20

The Bellacara Bag

All of this time at home has been wonderful in many regards. For one thing, I’ve seen my four teenage boys more this past week than I have over the past three months. […]
03.24.20

Self-Care While You Self-Quarantine

This is an unprecedented time we are living in right now. I have never been told that I should stay home and avoid going out. The strange thing is that if you had […]
03.20.20

Augustinus Bader: The Cream that Changed My Face

I had read about the cream in magazines and seen the deluge of articles and blog posts about it all over the internet. I knew that celebrities like Victoria Beckham were extolling the […]
03.18.20

Bellacara in the Time of Coronavirus

I’ll admit that I have often been accused of borderline OCD. Most of the time people are joking of course, but there is a kernel of truth in it. I can’t rest if […]
03.13.20

Good Things Do Come in Small Packages

Last year I bought myself a Dyson Airwrap. I love it, I really do. I love it for styling my hair. I just don’t love it for blowing my hair dry when I’m […]
03.09.20

 With Me from the Start

I was thinking about how the store looked when I first opened 20 years ago. Some of you may remember that in early days, Bellacara was more bed and bath than cosmetics and […]
03.03.20

Corpus Naturals: A Unisex Deodorant Line that Really Works

For those of you that prefer a natural deodorant, you know how hard it can be to find one that works. You’ve likely tried everything. You may have even found one or two […]
02.27.20

Bellacara Celebrates its 20th Anniversary!

I can scarcely believe it was 20 years ago that Bellacara opened its doors. I certainly could never have imagined that I would still be here today. I definitely never imagined the treasured […]
02.25.20

Why You Should Give Oil a Try as Your Makeup Primer

If you have dry skin or you feel like your skin lacks radiance, using an oil as your makeup primer may be the answer. I started using oil as a primer around six […]
02.18.20

Kevyn Aucoin Cosmetics is Back and Better than Ever

It’s a tale as old as time. Girl finds makeup line, girl loves makeup line, makeup line starts to stray, girl dumps makeup line. It’s sad. It’s happened to me so many times […]
02.14.20

Rae Morris Makeup Brushes

Every once in awhile I come across a product that I can’t stop thinking about. Usually, it’s the ones that are a bit on the expensive side. Not because it’s expensive, but because […]
02.11.20

Topical Melatonin Might Just Be the Next Vitamin C

When Zelens Skincare came out with their latest serum I was intrigued. Melatonin was a key ingredient. I have been very aware of the use of melatonin in products designed to aid sleep. […]
02.04.20

You Asked for More Nuxe…You Got It

Many of you were as devastated as we were when Nuxe picked up and left the U. S. a few years ago. Stories of how people were rationing their lip balm were frequent. […]
01.28.20

Travel with Style

Thanks to our latest addition to the store, you no longer have to choose between ugly plastic travel bottles or buying all your favorite products in miniature. Finding cute and effective travel bottles […]


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