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. […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 16, 2018

In this week’s top picks: cabana boys. Well, not really. But with this fun wine glass, you can lament your lack of one. What you can have: the Chesapeake Bay (watercolored on a pillow); a […]

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 […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 9, 2018

This week is all about extra special presentations, from an asymmetrical statement clutch to architectural candles, from a whimsical serving platter to elegant and ethereal perfume oil. A (way, way) better way 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 […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 2, 2018

A cool linen dress, hoop earrings, crazy stylish straw hat and tote, and coconut oil? Yep, this week’s Top Picks are officially brought to you by summer. Add a delicious (and eco-conscious) cook […]

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. […]

Summer Beauty Made Simple

Summer is here and it’s time for the pool, the beach, and backyard parties. You want to look your best, but let’s face it…sitting by the pool is no place for a face […]

Holy Mole-y! Get Those Checked!

I’m pale. I’m freckled. And I have some moles. I don’t have tons, but I have a handful. I’m painfully aware of the location of all of them because they prevent me from […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 18, 2018

When it’s super hot and humid, we gravitate towards light, white outfits. This tunic and these cut-offs, for example, then add statement accessories for extra style points, like either of these amazing earrings. […]

Bellacara for Him: Our Very Best Products for Dad

Bellacara isn’t just for you and the women in your life. There are tons of great products for men as well. We think Dad would love a few of these goodies. Molton Brown […]

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