At-Home Masks: A Luxury You Can Afford

A professional facial is one of life’s greatest luxuries. You walk out with clean, clear, dewy, plumped skin, and vow, “I am going to do this more often!” But of course, life (and […]

Not Your Grandmother’s Shower Cap

A few weeks ago I had a customer request a shower cap. She was shocked when I said we didn’t have any. I had never used one regularly. I had some in store […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 19, 2018

Pretty pairs this week, from a blush duet that has us thinking of Shelby’s “signature colors,” to an ingenious dress that can be worn two ways (great for Spring Break packing!), two takes on […]

Age-Appropriate Makeup: A How To for Teens

One of my favorite things about being part of Bellacara for the last 18 years is the opportunity I have had to introduce people to products that solve a problem or make them […]

Dr. Lily Talakoub at Bellacara this Friday

As many of you read in my earlier article, Dr. Lily Talakoub will be popping up at Bellacara this Friday for consultations and injections. I myself had her administer Botox several weeks ago. […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 12, 2018

It’s National Napping Day (yes, that’s a thing, and yes, it’s because of springing forward), but, besides the cozy blanket, this week’s picks are anything but sleepy. In fact, from a new accessory […]

Swag Bag Sneak Peek

We gave you the heads up here, but in case you want a better idea just how great the giveaway at our Anniversary Party will be, we’re sharing a sneak peek of what […]

Oscars 2018: Best Hair & Makeup

The red carpet at the Oscars is always my favorite part of the night. To be honest, I don’t really care much who wins the actual awards. I love seeing the fashion, jewelry, […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 5, 2018

Better than basics, but soon to be staples in this week’s Top Picks, from jeans that look as good as they feel to bangles that add the easy something special, to a no-fuss, […]

Bellacara’s 18th Anniversary Party with “a Giveaway To End All Giveaways”

March is here and that means Bellacara will turn 18. I can scarcely believe it has been that long. I certainly never could have imagined when the store first opened that I would […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of February 26, 2018

Imaginative and ingenious items in this week’s top picks, from illustrated story dice to a towel that repels sand and a lip product that’s half gloss, half balm…and each is $20 or less. […]

Follow the Law of Viscosity: Layer, Baby. Layer.

You’re a beauty junkie. Or maybe you’re just trying to do the best you can to insure your face doesn’t betray your age. Either way, you have a lot of potions and it […]

How’d They Do That? Secrets To Looking Great in Every Photo

There’s no iPhone alert that gets our attention faster than “You’ve Been Tagged!” It’s no surprise that people respond to a tag notification more quickly than any text, voicemail, or email, and for […]

The Not-So-Well-Known Product About To Become a Staple in Your Makeup Routine

The tug-of-war between wearing makeup and wanting to look natural is a game we have all played since we first started wearing makeup. And, as we age, makeup, especially foundation, can be a […]

Our Top Picks for the Week for February 19, 2018

Words of wisdom from George and Abe are right on time today in the week’s top picks, plus “the most L.A. thing ever,” jewelry that feels like spring, the return of the beloved […]

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