Our Top Picks for the Week of November 13, 2017

Some genius items this week you won’t know how you lived without: an umbrella that closes outward, a belt with a built-in curve (no more gaps!), and a candle that can conquer any unpleasant […]

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. […]

This Saturday: The First Uptown Block Party!

I hear people grumbling about all the retail vacancies in Old Town and folks are lamenting the demise of brick and mortar, but I’m here to tell them to stop. And here’s why…in […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of November 6, 2017

Moody florals and rich textures in of-the-moment oxblood and blush caught our eye this week, plus a golden serving piece that’s a versatile as it is lovely, honey-based hydration, and bedtime stories that […]

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 […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of October 30, 2017

Candlelight feels right right now. Pop a seasonal scented candle like this one into this beautiful holder and you’ll have a centerpiece that delights the senses, especially when that glow is reflected on […]

The 5 Skincare Secrets Sarah Swears By

It never fails. On those days when I hope to look most “put-together” I wake up with a significant breakout prominently displayed on my face. Several weeks ago I had a big day: […]

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 […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of October 16, 2017

A super-cool skirt with a cool-girl styling tip from Alicia, plus hats, booties, holiday cards (yes! it’s time!), a perfect beauty gift, and a statement necklace that all feel just right as we […]
Fall Hair Colors

Rich Reds, Glowing Golds & Burnished Browns: Embrace Fall (Hair) Colors

If your hair color has faded after too much summer fun in the sun, then it might be time to switch it up for the new season. For many of us, autumn means […]
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 […]
To Tone or Not To Tone

To Tone or Not To Tone?

Customers often come to me with the questions, “Do I need to be using a toner? What does it even do? Is it just a superfluous step in my regimen?” The short answers? […]

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