Chemical Sunscreens: Are They Safe?

We’ve been told over and over to use sunscreen and not just to use it, but to use it in copious amounts and make sure we reapply it every few hours. But is […]

The Top 5 Holy Grail Skincare Products…and When To Start Using Them

I get asked all the time by young customers when they should start using certain products. Some ingredients the experts agree upon, and some have differing opinions. So, with all the conflicting advice, […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 24, 2019

We figured it was only a matter of time before CBD made its way into a sheet mask, but this manifestation exceeds our expectations. To extend that zen, may we suggest adding Crazy […]

Packing a Makeup Bag for Different Occasions

I have a few trips planned this summer…some with kids and some without. Not only are my wardrobe choices completely different, it seems my beauty bag requires a different selection, as well. When […]

Westman Atelier: Clean Meets Luxe and Changes the Game Forever

For the past ten years or so, the requests we get for “clean” beauty have grown exponentially, and over the years, I have tried several lines in an attempt to find a line […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 17, 2019

This is a great week for jewelry lovers: Anna Beck is back at The Shoe Hive, and Kiskadee has a new shipment of The Woods in store. This vegan leather midi wrap skirt […]

First the Bag, Now the Whole Drawer: Elizabeth’s Makeup Makeover

Last week I invited you all to bring your makeup wardrobe to Bellacara. Elizabeth Todd decided to take me up on my offer. She brought everything she had and dumped it out on […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 10, 2019

A couple great gifts for Dad today in this week’s top picks, including one as punny as he is. For you, a blouse that is just feels like summer, a foolproof highlighter for […]

Treat Your Makeup Drawer Like Your Closet

If you hired a wardrobe consultant, the first thing they would do is look at your closet. They’d ask you to pull out anything you haven’t worn in the past year and put […]

Hot Weather Hacks

Surviving the hot weather in style can be a full-time job. As Realtors, we are constantly on the go. We run from client meetings to community events, and to and from homes. By […]

Makeup Bag Clean Out, Elizabeth Todd Edition

Elizabeth Todd, owner of The Shoe Hive and The Hive, has a fierce wardrobe. I’ve seen her closet, strike that, closets. So when she pulled her cosmetic bag out of her purse one […]

Our Top Picks the Week of June 3, 2019

Our top picks this week aren’t just a dress, a bag, a pen, a candle, and some makeup. Well, they are, but what makes them special is the level of thoughtful design and […]

Splurge vs Steal: Can an At-Home Treatment Replace In-Office Services?

We’re all busy. It seems a fact of life that there aren’t enough hours in a day to get everything done. It’s even more difficult to find time to take care of ourselves. […]

How Vitamins Can Help Keep Your Skin Looking Healthy & Youthful

We all know that the most effective anti-aging product is sunscreen. Avoid the sun and use a sunscreen every day, that’s what we’re told by every dermatologist we encounter. But according to an […]

Why CBD May Be the Anti-Aging Ingredient Your Skincare Regimen Is Missing

We know the calming effects that CBD taken orally can have. We also know the pain-relieving properties of CBD when applied topically. But what, if any, benefits can you derive from CBD in […]

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