Finally! A Retinol *Without* the Peeling and Redness

After reading article after article in every beauty magazine on the rack, one feature is a consistent favorite of beauty editors: “The Skincare Routines of Top Dermatologists.” I, too, find these articles fascinating, […]

Beauty at the Beach (aka How I’ll Create My Own Personal Spa Week)

This is the time of year that I pull out all the stuff I don’t always have time to indulge in during “regular life;” the things I look at and think “I’m going […]

Dorm Starter Kit, Part 2: Makeup

You’ve got your skincare regimen all figured out, but what makeup should you take with you? For you makeup junkies, the answer may be… “all of it.” But for those of you who […]

Dorm Starter Kit, Part 1: Skincare

So, you’re off to college. Late nights “studying” may mean that you don’t always have a chance to do a thorough skincare regimen at night. Those late nights may mean late wake-ups and […]

Move Aside Salicylic, Blue Tansy Is Better for Breakouts

Blue tansy, if you struggle with breakouts, is a must-know ingredient. It’s a poisonous flower if ingested, but we’re not suggesting consuming it. Blue tansy’s most important features are its antibacterial, antihistamine, and […]

RMS Champagne Rosé Luminizer, the Go-To Highlighter for Everyone. Yes, Everyone.

Anyone who has tried RMS will tell you that their highlighters are unsurpassed, the perfect, sheer blend of creaminess and luminosity. The formula does not crease, does not add chunky particles of glitter, […]

The Real Reason Celebs’ Legs Look So Good (And It’s Not Exercise)

It’s hot out. It’s really hot out. This time of year I walk into my closet and immediately feel a bit of dread. It’s true. Jeans are out of the question most days. […]

InStyle Magazine’s Best Beauty Awards

Every year we enjoy seeing what InStyle magazine names their Best Beauty Buys. For their 23rd annual Best Beauty Buys, they surveyed leading dermatologists, makeup artists, hairstylists, and manicurists to find out which […]

Step-by-Step Tips & Tricks for a DIY Salon-Level Mani

So, you had a gel manicure a couple weeks ago and now you’re headed to the beach. This is a good time to forego the gel and let your nailbeds strengthen up again. […]

Supergoop Now at Bellacara!

There is never enough variety when it comes to sun protection. Liquids, creams, sprays, powders…the more the better in my opinion. Layering sunscreen is a good habit to get into. I thought we […]

Self-Tanner Update: Cocktailing

A few weeks ago I told you that I was going to embark on a self-tanning journey this summer. My first attempt didn’t go so well. I used the Tan Towels and ended […]

Product Love: Amika Haircare

As a girl with fine, straight hair, I am always looking for something to help add volume. I can usually find a product to give me a bit of grit and fullness to […]

Are You Too Old for Eyeshadow?

I am often asked, “Am I too old for eyeshadow?” The short answer is no…and, maybe. As we get older the way we’ve been wearing our eyeshadow — as well as the type […]

You’re Doing It Wrong: Perfume Edition

You’re about to walk out the door and the last thing you do is spritz your neck and wrists with your favorite perfume. You rub your wrists together and maybe you spray it […]

Quick Fixes for 3 Common Problems

We’ve all been there. We bought an item and within a short time, we’ve done something that renders it useless. Does that mean we have to buy another one right away? Maybe not. […]

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