self-tanner mishaps

Olivia: I used a self-tanner for the first time and overdid it. My feet are REALLY dark. What do I do now? Angela, Bellacara: Most everyone who has used self tanner has experienced […]

instyle’s best beauty buys

by Angela, Bellacara Every year at Bellacara we can’t wait for the issue of InStyle’s Best Beauty Buys. They ask all the skincare, makeup and hair care experts to vote for their favorite […]

packing compacts for travel

Meghan: I have a question for Angela at Bellacara regarding travel make up. I’ve had two products that I purchased at Bellacara completely break up and fall apart in their compact (a blush […]

good things come in small packages

by Angela, Bellacara I am currently spending the Spring Break holiday in Orlando, Florida with my husband and four boys at a variety of amusement parks. Over the years I have realized that […]

bellacara’s look: orange lips

If you are anything like me you probably say these words every time you look for a lipstick, “it can’t have any orange in it.” I usually hate any lipstick that has a […]

cosmetics cocktailing

by Angela, Bellacara Never heard of cosmetics cocktailing? Chances are you have done it dozens of times if not more. Ever layer two lipsticks together to get the perfect shade? Then you have […]

bliss pout-o-matic

by Angela, Bellacara I used to suffer from terribly dry, chapped lips every winter. Over the years I have learned ways to keep them pretty healthy and looking good. This year however, I […]

a lip regimen

Elizabeth (yep, the one from The Shoe Hive): Coming off a long winter, my lips are a mess. What is the best lip remedy/regimen? Angela, Bellacara: This time of year our lips seem […]

must-have makeup brushes

by Angela, Bellacara There are many make-up brushes to choose from out there and the prices for quality brushes can make a person wince. If you are a cosmetics aficionado you may have […]

beauty (paris, part three)

Meredith: I’m heading to Paris in mid-May. Not only is this my first trip to Paris, this is my first International trip ever. I’ll be on my own quite a bit and plan […]

highlighting and contouring

by Angela, Bellacara Highlighting and contouring seems like the stuff of trained make-up artists to most of us. The truth is, however, that it’s really pretty simple. I plan to do a video […]

the art of make-up

by Angela, Bellacara We all know that beauty products can help us look better, but the truth is that used properly they can be downright transformative. It doesn’t take a lot of products […]

in-flight skincare

Karrie: Everyone says that the air on a flight dries skin out, but upon landing mine is always very oily. What’s that about? Angela, Bellacara: Most people are aware that flying can cause […]

packing beauty products for travel

by Angela, Bellacara Packing your beauty products for travel can be difficult if you’re anything like me. My husband often complains that an entire bag (small or otherwise) should consist of more than […]

lessons in hair care

If you had asked me prior to a warm-weather getaway if it were advisable to switch your hair maintenance routine while away, I would have told you to stick with what you know. […]

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