Bella Gerard

Lover of makeup and cheese plates. Blogger at labellavitablog.net. Instagram: @bellagerard

Beauty YouTuber Alissa Ashley Recreated Rihanna's 'Vogue' Cover & I Had To Do A Double Take

By Bella Gerard
While I often watch beauty gurus' YouTube videos to see what unique and innovative looks they create, sometimes their recreations of pre-existing or well-known beauty looks are just as intriguing and impressive. Case in point: Alissa Ashley's…

This Is The One Product That Makes Me Feel Confident Rocking The No-Makeup Makeup Trend

By Bella Gerard
As a devout lover of a full glam look, complete with cake-face foundation, I'm not often one to opt for products in the light coverage department. Tinted moisturizers have just never never been my thing, and the wrong shades of concealer have…

I Tried The Clear + Brilliant Treatment For More Even Skin & Couldn't Be Happier With The Results

By Bella Gerard
During my junior year of college, my skin betrayed me out of nowhere: Where there was once the occasional pimple had suddenly sprouted a sea of hard, painful cysts. It was uncomfortable, embarrassing, and literally inhibited my quality of living.…

Someone Pinch Me, Because Charlotte Tilbury Products Are Finally Coming To Sephora

By Bella Gerard
Attention, all glamour-loving, makeup-hoarding beauty queens: Your favorite (or soon-to-be favorite) cosmetics brand are about to be even easier to get your hands on. When you think of old Hollywood glamour, luxury beauty, and supermodel radiance,…

Please Read What Chrissy Teigen Does With Used Pore Strips & Try Not To Say "Same"

By Bella Gerard
While a large portion of my skincare routine is devoted to the obvious — that is, perfecting my skin — there's admittedly a stash of products I use partly for results, partly for fun. Among these gems are rubbery face masks, a facial-cupping kit,…

Grab Your Wallet, Because Beyoncé's Makeup Artist Revealed How To Get Her 'Vogue' Cover Glow

By Bella Gerard
Beyoncé has a strange power: As she makes fewer and fewer appearances, she somehow grows more and more relevant. Because of this scarcity, we end up craving more Bey and jump at any chance we can to see her in action. When it was announced she'd be…

This Video Showing Makeup & Skin Under A Microscope Is So Strangely Fascinating

By Bella Gerard
Just when I thought I'd seen it all and there was nothing the beauty world could throw my way that I couldn't handle, one of my favorite YouTubers just had to post a video showing makeup under a microscope. If the concept sounds equally as…

Kylie Jenner's Favorite Affordable Skincare Products Guarantee 'Gram-Worthy Skin On A Budget

By Bella Gerard
In a world where I want to look like a Kardashian, but I have a negative balance in my bank account, any report of a drugstore favorite from the beauty-conscious clan has my full attention. I devote an uncomfortable amount of my time to scanning…

The Most Popular Concealer In The U.S. Is Brightening, Hydrating, & Just $10, So The Hype Is Real

By Bella Gerard
Do you know how hard it is to be the most popular anything in America? Spoiler alert: pretty freakin' hard. So when it comes to a huge space like the beauty industry, dubbing a product the most popular concealer is a pretty major claim. An…

Clean & Clear's New C&C Skincare Line Has All The Products You Need For An Affordable Routine

By Bella Gerard
As a millennial, there are admittedly certain qualities I look for in a product whilst shopping the skincare aisle. Firstly, I don't want to go broke repurchasing it, so the price has to be right. Secondly, I want something new, useful, and…

'Bachelorette' Becca's Engagement Ring Has Over 80 Diamonds, So Don't Mind My Drooling

By Bella Gerard
As somewhat of a flaneur when it comes to reality television, I take delight not in watching the actual shows, but in seeing how others react. And boy oh boy, did the people of Twitter have thoughts on the season finale of The Bachelorette. Of…

Garrett Really Went For The Gold With 'Bachelorette' Becca's Engagement Ring — All 18 Karats Of It

By Bella Gerard
As someone who doesn't have the free time (or a cable subscription) to watch shows like The Bachelorette, I am oftentimes out of the loop when my friends gush over the details the following morning. Whenever the truly major moments happen, though,…

Dua Lipa Posted A Sneaky Photo With Blonde Hair, So Naturally, Fans Are Begging For Blonde Dua

By Bella Gerard
Ever since she came on the scene, Dua Lipa's look has been synonymous with only the coolest of cool-girl vibes. Her super dark bob has become an iconic part of her style. In fact, she's been known for brunette locks since that whole…

Kylie Cosmetics' 21st Birthday Collection Has Enough Products To Make Every Day Feel Like A Party

By Bella Gerard
When I turned 21, I got my makeup professionally done for a big night out with friends. When Kylie Jenner turns 21, she creates an entire birthday-themed makeup collection. So we're basically the same, but a little different. That said, beauty…

Here's How Much Kylie Cosmetics' 21st Birthday Collection Costs, So You Can Start Saving

By Bella Gerard
If you're like me, you've probably already picked out your must-haves from the latest Kylie Cosmetics drop. Personally, I can't wait for my chance to rock the "Born to Sparkle" glitter shadow on my eyes with the new highlighter "Champagne Dreams" in…

This Is When Kylie Cosmetics' 21st Birthday Collection Drops, So Catch Me Constantly Refreshing The Site

By Bella Gerard
I know it's not my birthday, but the Kylie Cosmetics 21st Birthday Collection is so good, I might have to throw some kind of party solely as an excuse to go full glam for a night. The collection is packed with bold, statement lip shades and bright,…

Julianne Hough Just Debuted Her New Hair Color & Her Reason Why Is More Thoughtful Than You Think

By Bella Gerard
Remember how shocked we all were when Julianne Hough traded in her signature blonde locks for a Valentine's-Day-appropriate red mane this past Feb. 14? At the time, it was almost as surprising a physical change to me as when Britney Spears shaved…

Anastasia Beverly Hills Lip Products Are BOGO For National Lipstick Day, So You Can Rock All The Lewks

By Bella Gerard
OK people, National Lipstick Day is finally here, and I really need to know: What kind of look are we thinking? A long-wearing liquid lip in a summery coral? A sheer yet plumping pink? And what about when National Lipstick Day transitions to…

The Reason This Clear Gloss Looks Yellow In Its Tube Will Convert You To Natural Lip Products ASAP

By Bella Gerard
For most of my life, I wasn't necessarily a "natural" gal. When it came to my beauty, skincare, and hair products, I often prioritized how well they performed or how cute the packaging was over how safe or healthy the ingredients were. I know, now,…

I Copied Rihanna's New Fenty Beauty Makeup Tutorial & I'll Never Use My Match Stix The Same

By Bella Gerard
If it wasn't already obvious, Fenty Beauty is one of the most innovative brands the beauty sphere has seen in a long time. Led by boss-babe, badass and makeup, style, and beauty icon Rihanna, how could it not be? With a truly groundbreaking…