Bella Gerard

Bio

Bella Gerard is a beauty and writer at Elite Daily, where she writes about everything from the best problem-solving skincare to the latest Kardashian wig changes. Nothing thrills her more than the chance to test out a new product, and she considers herself the unofficial master of Before & After photos when it comes to writing reviews. Bella's bylines have also appeared on Health.com, InStyle, People, Hello Giggles, Brit+Co, and The Chill Times, just to name a few. She received a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Photography from Georgetown University. When she's not covering her body in makeup swatches, Bella enjoys reading and writing poetry, blowing her rent money on plants, and digging around New York's finest thrift shops in search of a good gem or two. She also posts from La Bella Vita, her personal blog, which you can find at labellavitablog.net. For daily beauty hauls via Instagram Stories, you can follow Bella on Instagram at @bellagerard, and learn more at www.bellagerard.net.

Jaclyn Hill Cosmetics Is Seemingly Relaunching Soon With A "Bright" New Drop

By Bella Gerard
Waiting until the new year for a fresh start is so overrated — after a rocky debut back in May, Jaclyn Hill Cosmetics has announced a brand relaunch, and it's just a few weeks away. While some beauty lovers remain wary after all the lipstick drama,…

Ouai Just Dropped Chill Pill Bath Bombs, & If You Have A Tub, You Need 'Em

By Bella Gerard
Given that Jen Atkin is a celebrity hairstylist, it made sense that her brand, Ouai, debuted with only haircare products. However, the line has expanded tenfold since then, and with every hair product under the sun more or less mastered, Ouai has…

SKIMS Is Launching Body Tape & Pasties, Inspired By Kim K's Styling Secrets

By Bella Gerard
A brand can only launch so many bras and undergarments, but if you thought Kim Kardashian would soon run out of ideas for her solutionwear line, think again. SKIMS Styling Solutions are the brand's newest game-changing products, and while the two…

You Can Get 20% Off The Whole IT Cosmetics Site For Black Friday

By Bella Gerard
Traditionally, Black Friday marks the start of major in-store sales, while online-only discounts begin on Cyber Monday. However, a lot of beauty brands start online sales the day after Thanksgiving, and some, like IT Cosmetics' 20% off Black Friday…

Kate Middleton Wore The Cutest $30 Headband From Zara

By Bella Gerard
If Kate Middleton wears a dress, coat, or accessory, it's almost guaranteed to sell out within hours. Typically, though, these pieces are snatched up by fans who can afford her lavish wardrobe, so Kate Middleton wearing a $30 headband from Zara is a…

Tati Westbrook Is Dropping Her Second Product On Black Friday & Says It's A "Game-Changer"

By Bella Gerard
It's only been a few weeks since Tati Beauty's very first product, the Textured Neutrals Palette Vol. 1, started shipping out to fans, and founder Tati Westbrook is already hinting at something new. Keep it coming, Tati! If you saw the…

Lizzo's First 'Vogue' Cover Just Debuted, & Of Course She's Wearing A Feather Boa

By Bella Gerard
Pretty much everyone agrees that Lizzo can rock anything and everything when it comes to fashion, and after delivering a rainbow of colorful ensembles over the past few months, she went back to black for an Old Hollywood-esque moment on her biggest…

Kim Kardashian's Leather Chaps Are The Fall Fashion Inspo I Didn't Know I Needed

By Bella Gerard
Autumn has just begun, but I'm already confident in my declaration that Kim Kardashian's leather chaps are the only fall fashion inspo anyone will need. Kardashian serves looks on a daily basis, but as she tends to stick with biker shorts and…

Kesha Rose Beauty Is Happening, & The Products Are Colorful & Bold

By Bella Gerard
If you've been around since the dollar sign days (back when Kesha was known as Ke$ha), you've likely been waiting years for for the singer to announce some sort of makeup line. Be it a blue lip, an excess of glitter, or a perfectly freckled…

Next Year's Met Gala Theme Was Just Announced, Along With The Coolest Co-Hosts

By Bella Gerard
The 2019 Met Gala's gaudy camp aesthetic was by far one of the event's most highly-praised themes to date, so the pressure was on for the committee to dream up something even better for next year. Finally, the 2020 Met Gala theme has been announced,…

Sol De Janeiro's New Body Cream Is Fragrance-Free & Perfect For Sensitive Skin

By Bella Gerard
Certain brands are hailed as the go-to pick for particular products, and when it comes to body creams, Sol de Janeiro is a favorite amongst many a beauty lover. The brand's fun and flirty take on body care utilizes the best Brazilian beauty secrets…

Forever 21's Ugly Holiday Sweaters Are So Good & They Help You Give Back

By Bella Gerard
The holiday season is all about giving back — and attending ugly sweater parties, of course. While some live for the chance to don festive evening wear to holiday soirées, many see December as the start of ugly sweater season, and Forever 21's ugly…

You Can Get 6 Full-Size Tarte Products For Just $63 Today Only

By Bella Gerard
Whether you're shopping for others or treating yourself, now's the time to take advantage of all the pre-holiday sales, and Tarte Cosmetics' Custom Kit Sale is a one-day-only opportunity to snag $200 worth of product for less than half that price.…

ColourPop's New Pretty Fresh Concealers Are Here, & They're Loaded With Hyaluronic Acid

By Bella Gerard
When ColourPop first debuted its full-coverage, matte No Filter Concealer, fans were shook at the payoff, especially given the product's affordable price tag. However, not everyone wants a heavy-duty formula, so that's where the brand's Pretty Fresh…

Old Navy Is Having Their $1 Cozy Sock Sale This Year

By Bella Gerard
Yes, there are tons of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales to obsess over in the upcoming weeks, but really, Old Navy's $1 Cozy Sock Sale is the number one can't-miss shopping event on my calendar. Separate from Old Navy's other Black Friday…

You Can Get 50% Off EVERYTHING At Old Navy For Black Friday

By Bella Gerard
Before you get too swept up in Christmas lights and New Years' Eve parties, don't forget that the biggest shopping day of the year is almost upon us. Black Friday is creeping up quickly, and if you're already scoping out which sales are worth…

Old Navy's Size YES Concept Stores Are All About Making Inclusive Shopping A Reality

By Bella Gerard
New stores come and go, but in malls across the country, some classic shops still stand the test of time. Old Navy is one of them, of course, but just because it's been around for a while, doesn't mean the company isn't looking to innovate and…

Here's How To Find Out When Jeffree & Shane's Conspiracy Collection Will Restock

By Bella Gerard
Things you don't need to enjoy to justify buying Shane Dawson's makeup collab with Jeffree Star Cosmetics: conspiracy theories, pigs, and/or YouTube videos. Things you do need to enjoy: really good makeup. Since the collection's official launch on…

Glossier's Pro Tip Eyeliner Is Here, & It's Under $20

By Bella Gerard
When a brand is bold enough to market a new product as "everything you want in a liquid liner," they've got the beauty community's attention. More often than not, diehard makeup lovers might be skeptical of such a strong claim, but given Glossier's…

Who Is This Person With A Black Pixie Cut & What Have They Done With Bella Hadid?

By Bella Gerard
Attention, all celebrity costume watchers! Bella Hadid with a black pixie cut is the Halloween treat that's (Sadly!) also a trick, because even though the model has been getting more and more adventurous with her strands, I *highly* doubt she…