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. […]

a dyed finger trend?

Madelyn: With appearances on a few runways and on Lorde at this year’s Grammys, should we expect a dyed finger trend?! Really, though, does this just mean that the dark nail trend continues? […]

runway to real life

by Angela, Bellacara Some beauty trends are fun for the runway, but like a lot of the clothes aren’t very practical for real life. Here are some we think you can easily pull […]

the top five age fighters

by Angela, Bellacara Antioxidants – A free radical is an unstable oxygen molecule with an uneven number of electrons. These free radicals are looking to steal electrons from your cells in order to […]

the primer solution

Heather: How can I keep my eye makeup from running/smudging? Is a primer really the answer? Angela, Bellacara: An eye primer can really help your shadow stay on, keep it from creasing and […]

winter beauty must-haves: what’s in my bag

by Angela, Bellacara This time of year is really hard on our skin, nails, hair and frankly well-beings! The past few months have been brutal, so I thought I would share the few […]

the best round brush…ever!

by Angela, Bellacara I have long envied the women who would buy round brushes from me. I had failed at every attempt to use one and always felt that you truly needed a […]

a return to natural

Emily: My nails need a break from too many shellac manis. How should I treat them during their “time off?” Angela, Bellacara: Shellac is the Cadillac of manicures for many women. Polish that […]

a snow day…brought to you by bellacara

by Angela, Bellacara I have to admit that cold weather is not my thing. I was born in the desert (Palm Springs) and raised in Southern California. I enjoy the snow for a […]

bringing day-two hair back to life

by Angela, Bellacara Customers ask me every day, what product do I love that they should know about. I always find it hard in that split second, to come up with a list. […]

radiant orchid

by Angela, Bellacara Hello 2014! I don’t know about the rest of you, but I am ready for a fresh start. There is something about the new year that seems to hold such […]

removing glitter polish

Reader: I have the hardest time removing nail polish with glitter in it. Is there a trick to getting it off easily? Angela: Glitter polish can be tricky to remove. We generally soak […]

a savvy surprise?

by Angela, Bellacara There is an ever-growing trend of companies offering subscription services for surprise gifts you give to yourself. For the sum of $10 – $250 dollars a month, you can sign […]

christmas morning non-makeup

by Angela, Bellacara Christmas morning is always a production. From the kids running around opening everything with a bow to preparing a meal for the whole family, it’s both stressful and joyous in […]

pencil or liquid?

Reader: Pencil or liquid liner if I’m looking for a long-lasting color? Angela: Getting your eyeliner to last all day can seem like dreaming the impossible dream. Generally speaking, liquid liner lasts longer […]

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